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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

 

December 14, 2018



A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out. Here are the real facts:

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CLAIM: "The Democrats and President Obama gave Iran 150 Billion Dollars and got nothing, but they can't give 5 Billion Dollars for National Security and a Wall?"

THE FACTS: There was no $150 billion payout from the U.S. treasury to Iran, according to an AP Fact Check. The erroneous claim, which is circulating widely on social media, was made in a tweet Wed...



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