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

 

September 27, 2019



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 them out. Here are the real facts:

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CLAIM: The FBI relied on the word of a cybersecurity firm, CrowdStrike, to determine that Russia hacked the emails of the Democratic National Committee.

THE FACTS: Social media posts wrongly claim the FBI did not review evidence before concluding Russia breached the DNC's computer system in 2016. The cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike "provided all forensic ev...



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