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

 

January 11, 2019



A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals. 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: "Melania is first FLOTUS to visit a combat zone since 1969" - statement circulating on social media with photo of President Donald Trump and Melania visiting troops in Iraq on Dec. 26.

THE FACTS: At least three first ladies have visited combat zones, as defined by federal regulations, since 1969. According to reporting by The Associated Press, Michelle Obama vi...



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