NEWSW.WORLD: Latest World and US News of the Day 12:08, 2019-09-11

Young man disguised himself as 81-year-old to fly from India to New York with fake passport, police say

A 32-year-old man wore a disguise that added almost five decades to his appearance so he could board a flight with a fake passport, police said....

Young man disguised himself as 81-year-old to fly from India to New York with fake passport, police say

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19:24, 2019-05-09

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19:32, 2019-05-03

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10:48, 2019-08-07

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12:44, 2019-06-13

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22:36, 2019-08-19

Jeffrey Epstein had a foreign passport that listed an address in Saudi Arabia to protect himself from 'hijackers or terrorists,' his lawyers claim in new court documents Stephanie Keith/Getty Images Jeffrey Epstein had a foreign passport that was linked to an address in Saudi Arabia in order to protect him from "pote...
09:32, 2019-07-17

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16:20, 2019-07-24

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Top Asian police officer suing Met Police over alleged racism and sexism One of the UK's most senior female Asian police officers has begun legal action against the Met Police over alleged discrimination....
12:12, 2019-07-06

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19:32, 2019-07-15

Sierra Vista Police seeks applicants for Citizen Police Academy SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. –Sierra Vista Police Department is seeking interested individuals in its Citizen Police Academy program. These classes give peopl...
19:16, 2019-06-04

Chicago Police Release Video of Jussie Smollett Meeting Police With Noose Around His Neck New video released by the Chicago police late Monday night shows that when officers went to investigate a possible hate crime against actor Jussie Sm...
21:04, 2019-06-25

Yes, the Image of a Handcuffed Black Man Being Led Down the Street by Mounted Police Is Real—and a Texas Police Chief Is Sorry It Happened Many didn’t believe that the photos of two police officers on horseback walking a handcuffed black man down the street on a leash was real. It looked...
21:32, 2019-08-06

Police arrest Johns Hopkins’ protesters of private police BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police have arrested protesters at Johns Hopkins University where students have been staging a sit-in for more than a mont...
13:16, 2019-05-08

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11:28, 2019-07-10

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14:28, 2019-09-04

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01:48, 2019-06-23

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20:56, 2019-07-03

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10:40, 2019-07-14

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17:32, 2019-05-05

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23:52, 2019-05-08

Men accused of $1m fake iPhone scam Two Chinese men studying at an American university are accused of submitting fraudulent repair claims....
20:56, 2019-04-11

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08:56, 2019-08-06

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16:40, 2019-09-13

'Why I write fake online reviews' Two people explain why they post made-up reviews, while psychologists deconstruct the power of the review....
10:32, 2019-04-17

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12:48, 2019-08-08

Man Tries To Use Fake ID With Chris Hemsworth Pic, Says His Name Is Thor A man in Canada recently tried to purchase marijuana - using an ID card with Chris Hemsworth's photo. Pictures of the obviously fake ID, which put hi...
07:20, 2019-07-30

Singapore clamps down on fake news with new law Lawmakers in Singapore passed a controversial fake news law which "criminalizes free speech" according to international activists. People found guilt...
20:44, 2019-05-08

One in seven hotels on TripAdvisor might use fake reviews Hotels in tourist destinations had "striking" patterns of five-star reviews posted by one-time contributors, according to UK consumer group Which? Tr...
18:16, 2019-09-06

How Do You Get People to Stop Living in a Fake Ecosystem? Drew Magary on cable news and the media echo chamber half the country confines themselves within....
18:24, 2019-07-31

Indian man gets 7 years for arranging 80 fake marriages PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — An Indian man living in Florida has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison for arranging more than 80 fraudulent ma...
00:52, 2019-06-21

Pave Our Paradise With Fake Grass? Skateboarders Say No Way. For decades, New Yorkers have skated on asphalt in Tompkins Square Park. Now the Parks Department may cover it with artificial turf....
18:52, 2019-08-25

Van full of detectives pulled over by fake LI cop who then flees A Long Island man impersonating a police officer tried to take the law into his own hands when he pulled over a van -- and found it full of real dete...
23:08, 2019-08-17

Amazon warns customers: Those supplements might be fake Enlarge (credit: Getty | John Greim) On the second evening of Prime Day, Amazon’s annual sales bonanza, Anne Marie Bressler received an email from ...
15:44, 2019-07-21

'Dangerous' AI offers to write fake news An AI that allows anyone to write fake news or rewrite old jokes such as "a man walked into a bar"....
03:56, 2019-08-27

Pave Our Paradise With Fake Grass? Skateboarders Say No Way For decades, New Yorkers have skated on asphalt in Tompkins Square Park. Now the Parks Department may cover it with artificial turf....
09:41, 2019-08-26

Mississippi spectators run off with movie’s fake $100 bills A Mississippi police chief is warning people not to spend money that actors are tossing around in their town...
22:08, 2019-07-02

Schoolkids' phones are targets for fake news Can teens be vaccinated against online disinformation? DW's Teri Schultz reports on creative educational efforts to help young media consumers fend o...
14:16, 2019-06-24

Fake reviews: How the Facebook 'factories' are still ripping us off Months after a Which? investigation into the manufacture of misleading reviews on Amazon, most are still activeConsumers continue to risk being rippe...
13:04, 2019-05-01

'Fake' Amazon ambassadors baited on Twitter Amazon says its warehouse ambassadors are authentic, but critics accuse them of being "paid to lie"....
19:24, 2019-08-16

This Kawhi Leonard Ball Fake Is Hypnotic Kawhi Leonard has been doing a lot that’s reminiscent of Michael Jordan. The raw scoring—Leonard is up to 31.4 points per game this postseason—the sh...
20:08, 2019-05-24

Could ‘fake text’ be the next global political threat? An AI fake text generator that can write paragraphs in a style based on just a sentence has raised concerns about its potential to spread false infor...
07:28, 2019-07-04

Celebs with the most fake Instagram followers, revealed A new report is calling out fake Instagram followers found on celebrities’ Instagram accounts. Shockingly, the Kardashians did not win this one...
18:44, 2019-08-09

Facebook isn’t deleting the fake Pelosi video. Should it? SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook has chosen to leave up a doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in which she appeared to slur her words. That has...
09:16, 2019-05-30

Fake heiress Anna Sorokin: I’d be lying if I said I was sorry “The thing is, I’m not sorry,” jail-bound unrepentant fake heiress Anna Sorokin says in a new interview. “I’d be lying to you and to everyone else an...
02:28, 2019-05-11

Facebook: Another three billion fake profiles culled More than seven million "hate speech" posts were removed by the social network, also a record high....
18:36, 2019-05-23

Have you seen the Gyro Drop on social media? It's fake. If you were planning a trip to Seoul, South Korea to ride the intense Gyro Drop free-fall amusement park ride after seeing the video currently circul...
13:00, 2019-06-15

Instagrammer Called Out By Own Sister For Fake Hiking Pic There have been numerous instances of Instagram influencers being called out for posting fake or edited pictures - none of them as hilarious as this ...
08:16, 2019-08-12

How Finland fights the fake news trolls Finland's history and geography mean the Nordic country is well placed to tackle the internet disinformation problem....
11:56, 2019-06-06

TripAdvisor defends itself against fake reviews claim Hotels in tourist destinations had "striking" patterns of five-star reviews posted by one-time contributors, according to UK consumer group Which? Tr...
15:12, 2019-09-06

How to outsmart fake news in your Facebook feed Fake news is actually really easy to spot -- if you know how. Consider this your New Media Literacy Guide....
21:04, 2019-04-11

These vegan fake meat options will have you fooled Faux-beef mania has spawned a new age of vegan pioneers — all angling for a bite of the imitation comfort-food space. Here, four eyebrow-raising pion...
03:00, 2019-06-05

Teens Arrested In Fake Shooting Prank Police in White Hall, Arkansas aren’t laughing after a bloody prank caused drivers to call 9-1-1. Several drivers slammed on the brakes Saturd...
01:32, 2019-05-07

Whatever became of urban myths? Were they replaced by fake news? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific con...
13:56, 2019-07-09

This fake John Wick NES game looks far too easy We’re far from the days where every blockbuster movie had to have a shitty tie-in video game, with movie studios and game developers preferring shitt...
23:00, 2019-05-19

Sent to Indonesia by a Fake Film Executive? The F.B.I. Wants to Talk to You Someone impersonating high-profile leaders in the entertainment industry is conning people seeking work....
03:00, 2019-07-16

Schumer wants Grubhub to eat any ‘fake’ restaurant fees ​Sen. Chuck Schumer is getting in the middle of the food fight between ​​Grub​hub and New York City restaurants by asking the delivery app to eat its...
22:12, 2019-07-14

Facebook took down 3 billion fake accounts in only six months Facebook took down more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, according to a report released on Thursday....
20:32, 2019-05-23

Facebook removes 3B fake accounts, but how many missed? SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook says it removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months. What...
18:40, 2019-05-23

How to spot and avoid fake travel reviews Many travelers rely heavily on online reviews to make decisions. But what happens when some of those reviews turn out to be bogus?    ...
15:44, 2019-08-23

Fake festivals: Why more music fans are tuning in Ticket sales for tribute act events such as Glastonbudget and The Big Fake Festival are on the rise....
06:40, 2019-06-13

Mexicans buy fake cellphones to hand over in muggings MEXICO CITY (AP) — Armed robberies have gotten so common aboard buses in Mexico City that commuters have come up with a clever if disheartening solut...
19:20, 2019-05-21

How a fake hand test can help the study of empathy People with a rare condition called mirror-touch synesthesia could help scientists understand empathy....
02:36, 2019-07-10

Could language be the key to detecting fake news? | David Shariatmadari Purveyors of disinformation can be caught out by the particular words they use, according to new researchThe internet represents the biggest explosio...
11:16, 2019-09-02

Facebook removed 3 billion fake accounts in just 6 months Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the company said Thursday. Nearly...
20:32, 2019-05-23

Britney Spears reflects on trust: 'Some people can be fake' "Slumber Party" singer Britney Spears discussed dealing with fake people and haters in a candid Instagram post....
17:00, 2019-08-21

'Now is the time': the journalists fighting fake news before the EU elections With warnings of likely Russian meddling, Europe’s debunkers are picking up the pace“Our job is to debunk stories,” says Thomas Hedin from his Copenh...
07:08, 2019-05-16

In 6 Months, Facebook Removes Over 3 Billion Fake Accounts (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the compa...
20:08, 2019-05-23

Americans think fake news is big problem, blame politicians NEW YORK (AP) — A new survey says half of U.S. adults consider fake news a major problem, and they mostly blame politicians and activists for it. A s...
16:36, 2019-06-05

North Korea: Fake news on both sides is the norm Stories of the secretive state captivate media and audiences alike. But often the stories are only half true, sometimes outright false — especially t...
11:24, 2019-06-04

The Latest: Fake German Heiress Gets 4-12 Years In Prison Anna Sorokin returns to the courtroom after the jury sent a note, Thursday, April 25, 2019, in New York. Sorokin, who claimed to be a German heiress,...
22:04, 2019-05-09

Fake Kim goes as real Kim comes: Vietnam expels Kim Jong Un lookalike An Australian comedian who impersonates North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said on Monday authorities were deporting him from Vietnam, some 24 hours bef...
16:08, 2019-04-09

A motorcycle backflip and fake masterpieces: Wednesday's best photos The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world Continue reading......
16:04, 2019-05-22

'Shocking' fake takeaway sold on Uber Eats A BBC News team set up a fake takeaway restaurant on Uber Eats and started selling burgers....
13:32, 2019-06-27

Amazon 'flooded by fake five-star reviews' - Which? report Top-rated reviews on popular items are dominated by unknown brands, consumer group Which? finds....
09:44, 2019-04-16

Man tried to sell fake Lucian Freud painting on eBay Vincent Dyer attempted to sell the counterfeit portrait of artist Francis Bacon for £3,000 online....
16:48, 2019-06-04

Fake Chinese Policer Cars Roil Aussies Over the past few weeks, Australians in Adelaide, Perth and Melbourne have reported seeing cop cars they didn’t recognize around town. These didn’t l...
21:12, 2019-08-24

Republicans Desperately Trying to Make 'History' the Next 'Fake News' On Monday, the House Judiciary Committee kicked off its hearing on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report, welcoming a quartet of legal experts to s...
22:48, 2019-06-10

Fake heiress Anna Sorokin may lose payday — thanks to ‘Son of Sam’ Faux heiress Anna Sorokin may have inked a lucrative Netflix deal, but she won’t be raking in the dough anytime soon — thanks to “Son of Sam” David B...
02:28, 2019-07-22

Kittens, monks and fake blood: the weekend’s best photos The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world Continue reading......
15:44, 2019-05-12

Facebook says Homeland Security can't make fake accounts Facebook said on Tuesday that it would be against its rules for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to create fake profiles to monitor the socia...
02:40, 2019-09-04

Man gets 10 years for home invasion, fake virus threat HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Romanian man authorities say took part in a home invasion at the Connecticut estate of a New York socialite where the victim...
21:04, 2019-05-16

Instagram Will Enable Users to Flag Posts They Think Are Fake Instagram users in the U.S. will soon be able to report content they deem to be fake as the Facebook-owned app joins the fight against online misinfo...
08:20, 2019-08-16

Grubhub’s profits plunge 96% as it grapples with fake-fee outcry Grubhub scrambled to fend off allegations that it’s been charging bogus fees to restaurants and setting up fake websites to take orders, even as it r...
01:52, 2019-07-31

Dead Letters: "LAZY FAKE NEWS WITH NO PROOF" Subject: The Yankees’ Starting Pitching Has Been Putrid. What Can They Do About It?...
23:48, 2019-08-02

Singapore criminalizes fake news in controversial move Opponents in Parliament said it gave government ministers too much power to determine what was false and broadly defined public interest....
22:16, 2019-05-09

8 charged in Canada over fake goods at mall cited by US MARKHAM, Ontario (AP) — Canadian authorities say eight people are facing charges following a police raid on a Toronto-area mall that U.S. officials h...
03:20, 2019-05-29

Give Us Your Most Absurd Fake Fernando Alonso Rumors What’s Fernando Alonso going to do in the future? It seems like everyone has some sort of an opinion or has heard some absurd rumor about what the tw...
17:12, 2019-08-07

Fake Christchurch attack victims seek NZ$17k in support New Zealand police have raised concerns over people faking their presence at two deadly mosque shootings in March. More than NZ$7 million has been pa...
17:44, 2019-06-28

‘Fake wedding’ couple may actually marry — then promptly divorce Both the celebrity hairdresser who alleges his heiress “wife” faked their lavish wedding and the ex are now seeking to get their union legalized so t...
05:40, 2019-05-13

Singapore's ban on fake news sets a dangerous precedent As tempting as it sounds, Singapore's initiative to curb online misinformation could stop public-interest journalism and stifle academic discourse, s...
19:32, 2019-05-29

The DeanBeat: The real and the fake trends of gaming in 2019 Dean Takahashi analyzes the fake trends, like the resurgence of booth babes, and the real trends, like the growth of blockbusters, from E3 2019.Read ...
17:16, 2019-06-21

This fake-ish feud between Manson and Bundy stans is exhausting What is it about serial killers that inspires such fascination within the American psyche? Perhaps it’s the feelings of voyeurism inspired by learnin...
22:52, 2019-08-21

Facebook removes 3 billion fake accounts over six months Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts over a six-month span, far outpacing previous efforts by the company in striking fraudulent accoun...
22:04, 2019-05-24

Did Millie Bobby Brown Fake Her Skincare Tutorial? The "Stranger Things" star got some heat for the way she appeared to use her new skincare products....
23:24, 2019-09-13

The number of fake emotional support dogs is exploding – why? It’s easy to get your pet designated an emotional support animal. But abuse of the system takes a toll on those with genuine needsAccording to her ow...
16:00, 2019-08-13

Anna Sorokin: the fake heiress who fooled everyone | podcast For years Sorokin passed herself off as ‘Anna Delvey’, a German heiress worth $60m. Today she will be sentenced in New York and faces up to 15 years ...
04:36, 2019-05-09

Maryland Attempts Fake Field Goal; No One Fooled For a whole host of reasons (Maryland scoring two points in the first half, the first third down conversion of the game coming just before halftime, ...
00:08, 2019-09-15

What do we have to do to get a copy of Jared Leto's fake severed head, huh? This past weekend’s Met Gala provided a higher-than-average number of internet-certified Looks, as fashion luminaries from around the world attempted...
03:56, 2019-05-09

Prince William affair rumour is nothing but fake news Just as rumours about a feud between royal sisters-in-law, Kate and Meghan have died down, a new rumour has rocked the Cambridge household....
13:36, 2019-04-25

The number of fake assistance dogs is exploding – but who are the owners behind it? It’s easy to get your pet designated an emotional support animal. But abuse of the system takes a toll on those with genuine needsAccording to her ow...
09:04, 2019-08-13

Look: Truck stopped due to unconvincing fake license plate Authorities in California said a fake license plate that listed the wrong name for the state led to the arrest of a truck driver....
18:24, 2019-06-12

KFC is going to start serving Beyond Meat’s fake fried chicken The plant-based meat revolution is underway and, as it turns out, hamburgers were just the beginning. With items like the Beyond Burger and the Impos...
20:44, 2019-08-26

Fake news: how misinformation became the new front in US political warfare Almost 70% of Americans feel fake news has greatly impacted their confidence in government institutions, a new study saysAs the US gears up for its n...
07:16, 2019-06-07

Fake Magic: The Gathering Card Names Are Fantastic Jason Rohrer (Passage, Sleep Is Death) thought it’d be fun to train an AI to create fake Magic: The Gathering card names. It was a good hunch....
03:20, 2019-06-20

Five stars or fake? How to beat fraudulent online reviews Internet sales are growing – and so is the threat of false endorsementsAs many shoppers search for bargains in advance of Amazon’s “Prime Day” sale t...
09:28, 2019-07-14

Mussolini’s Quincussis: Was the Ancient Roman Coin a Fake? Scientists are perplexed at the origins and provenance of two very ancient and unusual Roman coins that turned up like a bad penny in the 20th centur...
02:28, 2019-07-09

Trump attacks ‘Fake News’ over Iran coverage for the web President Trump took aim yet again at what he calls “Fake News” — this time ripping reports that there was infighting within his administration over ...
00:04, 2019-05-16

The 1975 criticised after using fake suicide vest in new video The 1975 have been criticised by relatives of the Manchester Arena bombings after lead singer Matty Healy detonated a fake suicide vest in the band's...
00:44, 2019-09-02

Fighting Instagram's $1.3 Billion Problem—Fake Followers As influencers strive for ever-higher engagement numbers, the battle between fake followers and fake-follower-detection tools is turning into an arms...
15:20, 2019-09-10

Nintendo Switch: Exchange deal is fake news Rumours online that gamers could swap their Switch for an updated version turns out to be untrue...
18:56, 2019-08-23

The Londoner: Fake news fears for snap election In today's diary: Fake news fears for snap election | Out of the EU referendum campaign comes a happy union | Pierce Brosnan has had enough of the bo...
13:08, 2019-09-09

The Feds Want You To Be Able To Pick The Fake Sounds Your Electric Car Will Make The United States federal government wants you to have choices when it comes to your quiet electric cars. It’s requiring automakers to include artifi...
16:28, 2019-09-17

A Fake Zuckerberg Video Challenges Facebook’s Rules Last month, the social media company would not remove a doctored video of Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Facebook said the video of Mr. Zuckerberg will get th...
01:40, 2019-06-12

UK wants to curb fake news and cyberbullying with new internet laws The UK government plans to make social media firms legally take responsibility for their users and safety, as well as the content that appears on the...
10:42, 2019-04-09

Schumer warns dangerous fake e-cigs are entering the US Sen. Chuck Schumer warned that counterfeit e-cigarettes made with potentially dangerous ingredients are showing up in the United States and he wants ...
21:12, 2019-06-23

Singapore reportedly criminalizes publication of fake news SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore reportedly has passed a law criminalizing publication of fake news and allowing the government to block and order the remo...
07:20, 2019-05-09

Man made fake 911 calls to see cops respond: prosecutors A Chicago man admitted making at least 10 calls to emergency dispatchers to falsely report shootings of police officers so he could watch the frantic...
22:16, 2019-05-13

Mac Miller death: Man charged with selling fake opioids to rapper A man has been charged with supplying counterfeit opioid pills to rapper Mac Miller two days before he died of an overdose....
10:52, 2019-09-05

Prosecutor offered Philadelphia gunman fake sentencing during standoff Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner negotiated a “phony baloney” sentence with the gunman in the harrowing 7 1/2-hour standoff t...
17:08, 2019-08-17

This Fake 1989 Jeep Cherokee Trackhawk Is a Blasphemous Beauty A 20-year-old marketing student from Mexico who dabbles in car renderings has created an internet sensation. It’s a 1989 Jeep Cherokee Trackhawk; a h...
22:56, 2019-07-22

Geekbench suggests Google will launch a 5G Pixel 4 XL (updated: fake) The Pixel 4 XL appears set to arrive in a 5G version, if new Geekbench benchmark results can be believed, offering Android users another fast option....
20:12, 2019-09-16

Number of fake euro notes rises in Germany, Bundesbank says Germany's banking authorities confiscated around €1.6 million worth of fake notes during the first half of 2019, most of them €50 notes. The Bundesba...
17:36, 2019-07-26

8 busted for using fake city parking placards to dodge tickets Eight people were busted Tuesday morning for using phony city parking placards to fight tickets, officials said. The five men and three women are all...
21:44, 2019-06-04

US briefing: China trade war, Uber IPO and fake heiress sentenced Friday’s top story: Beijing vows to retaliate as Trump administration imposes 25% tariffs. Plus, what happened after half a tonne of cocaine washed u...
14:20, 2019-05-10

Fake heiress Anna Sorokin may lose Netflix payday – thanks to ‘Son of Sam’ Faux heiress Anna Sorokin may have inked a lucrative Netflix deal, but she won’t be raking in the dough anytime soon — thanks to “Son of Sam” David B...
18:24, 2019-07-22

The team behind The Rook on tackling fake news and superpowers in the same show Starz’s new sci-fi series The Rook follows the fictional British secret service agency, the Checquy, a Men In Black-like organization for “people wit...
20:36, 2019-06-24

Climate to fake news: Venice Biennale takes on era's big challenges Ralph Rugoff’s exhibition also explores rightwing politics, migration and surveillanceA diorama purporting to show the landscape of Mars, in fact gle...
15:52, 2019-05-10

Man phones in fake bomb threat to get date with flight attendant A 65-year-old Serbian man allegedly phoned in a fake bomb threat last week in the hope of keeping a flight attendant who refused a date with him in t...
17:44, 2019-07-22

Fake NFL jerseys reveal the evils of Chinese counterfeit goods When the National Football League’s regular season kicks off this Thursday, millions of fans will wear their favorite teams’ jerseys to show their su...
23:36, 2019-09-03

Cambodia jails translator over ‘fake news’ sex trafficking film The fixer and translator for the film will face for two years in jail for his role in making a documentary about sex trafficking in the Southeast Asi...
23:04, 2019-06-28

G7 leaders need some clear-the-air talks rather than fake smiles | Larry Elliott The Beatles kept up their pretence but world leaders must face up to their differences and find solutions to potentially corrosive threatsBack in 197...
14:16, 2019-08-18

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Trust: Fake doctor medicated 164 patients Zholia Alemi, jailed in 2018 for fraud, treated mental health patients in Norfolk and Suffolk....
13:24, 2019-07-24

Iowa audit says county official took money for fake intern MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa (AP) — A state audit says a county employee in Iowa who faked having an intern collected nearly $219,000 in improper payments. ...
14:52, 2019-06-26

Fake news section of Elections Act faces Charter challenge A Calgary-based legal foundation is asking an Ontario court to strike down new sections of the Elections Act that forbid making certain false stateme...
22:00, 2019-09-18

Fake German heiress faces sentencing in NY fraud case NEW YORK (AP) — A fake German heiress who swindled tens of thousands of dollars from New York banks and hotels is set to learn her punishment. Anna S...
07:20, 2019-05-09

TurboTax says report about duping low-income taxpayers is ‘fake news’ It’s one of the most charged phrases in American culture at the moment and now a tax prep giant is using it to fend off accusations that it cheated c...
22:36, 2019-05-02

Man accused in Estill Co. case indicted on fake documents charge LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A federal grand jury in Lexington has indicted a man who previously was accused of messaging teenagers for sex in Est...
17:04, 2019-06-30

China halts Canadian meat imports over fake certificates China has stopped accepting shipments of meat from Canada after food inspections revealed residue of a restricted feed additive. Canadian authorities...
04:24, 2019-06-26

Forever 21’s ‘Fake News’ shorts spark Twitter debate Forever 21’s “Fake News” bike shorts have sparked mixed reviews on Twitter – with many praising and criticizing the brand’s move. The graphic shorts ...
18:04, 2019-07-24

Watch: Anna Kendrick hunts a fake terrorist in 'The Day Shall Come' trailer IFC Films released a trailer for their comedy "The Day Shall Come." Anna Kendrick plays a Homeland Security agent hunting a fake terrorist (Merchant ...
00:20, 2019-08-22

A ‘deep fake’ app will make us film stars – but will we regret our narcissism? Users of Zao can now add themselves into the scenes of their favourite movies. But is our desire to insert ourselves into everything putting our priv...
18:28, 2019-09-04

Watch: Texas family given fake cake by Walmart bakery A Texas family said they were shocked to cut into a cake they bought from Walmart and discover it was made of polystyrene....
11:20, 2019-06-04

Facebook puts $10m into effort to spot deep fake videos The cash will help create detection systems that can spot the increasingly convincing fakes....
14:00, 2019-09-06

Indiana woman sentenced to probation in fake cancer scam MARION, Ind. (AP) — A northeastern Indiana woman who authorities say lied to friends and family about having cancer has been sentenced to two years o...
17:32, 2019-06-07

Dishy new memoir exposes ‘fake heiress’ Anna Sorokin If you gobbled up every last detail of the Anna Sorokin “Fake Socialite” trial this spring (and really, who didn’t?), your addictive summer beach rea...
23:16, 2019-07-27

Mac Miller death: Man arrested for selling fake opioids to rapper A man has been arrested on charges he sold counterfeit opioid pills to Mac Miller two days before the rapper died of an overdose....
07:24, 2019-09-05

Trump says U.K. protests were ‘small’ and ‘fake news,’ but pictures tell a different story U.S. President Donald Trump severely downplayed the size of the crowds protesting his state visit to the U.K., calling them "small" despite pictures ...
17:36, 2019-06-04

Trump dismisses ‘very small’ London protests as ‘fake news’ President Trump on Tuesday dismissed the thousands of protesters in London rallying against his state visit to the UK, claiming he saw a “very,...
16:04, 2019-06-04

Singapore's anti-fake news law could muzzle free speech Singapore has recently joined the list of countries seeking to protect their citizens from harmful online content. But many complain the government's...
18:24, 2019-06-06

Greece: Migrants found in fake ambulance driven by ‘doctor’ THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Police in northern Greece have foiled an illegal immigration racket that used a fake ambulance — driven by an ersatz doct...
12:56, 2019-06-28

Arby’s creates ‘Megetables’ in response to fake meat trend Ever feel like you should eat more vegetables, but just want to eat meat instead? Well, Arby’s has the solution. In a strange gimmick targeted at the...
22:48, 2019-06-26

Wife of Norwegian tycoon is likely dead after fake abduction, cops say A Norwegian tycoon’s wife who was believed to have been kidnapped eight months ago was likely killed, according to police, who said it’s ...
21:36, 2019-06-26

‘Thor’ actor’s face was dead giveaway on fake ID: report Someone who recently tried to buy marijuana over the Internet in Canada must have really been stoned....
15:12, 2019-07-28

Schoolchildren to get online safety advice on catfishing and fake news Education secretary says guidelines will ‘somewhat future proof’ young people against online harmsNew guidance on teaching online safety in schools t...
19:32, 2019-06-26

Los Espookys renewed for a second season of fake horror, real weirdness We got a pretty spirited kick earlier this year out of Los Espookys, Fred Armisen, Julio Torres, and Ana Fabrega’s HBO send-up of…well, a lot of thin...
05:08, 2019-07-25

HUD rips ‘fake news’ it stalled Puerto Rico aid probe The Department of Housing and Urban Development is pushing back on a “false narrative” that it “impeded” an internal investigation into its handling ...
20:32, 2019-05-03

Trump calls report that he lost $1B in bad deals ‘Fake News hit job’ President Trump on Wednesday blasted a “Fake News hit job!” for a report that said he lost more than $1 billion on bad deals decades ago ...
16:00, 2019-05-08

'Fake news': China dismisses reports about detention of Uighurs Chinese state media says claims of family separations in ethnic minority communities are ‘rumours’ A Chinese state media outlet has called overseas r...
07:56, 2019-07-05

Fake Uber Driver Gets 30 Years For Sexually Assaulting Teen FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man who pretended to be an Uber driver to sexually assault a college student has been sentenced to 30 years in pris...
20:32, 2019-06-18

Facebook, Twitter delete fake accounts originating in Iran Several fake social media accounts spreading messages in support of Iran have been removed from Facebook and Twitter. The deletion of the accounts ca...
04:32, 2019-05-29

A guide to all the fake stuff Martin Scorsese put in his new Bob Dylan documentary "Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese," a new concert documentary on Netflix, is full of nonsense. In a way, that's the perfec...
13:20, 2019-06-18

Fake Jason Statham cons fan out of ‘hundreds of thousands’ of dollars The fake Jason Statham convinced an English woman that he was in financial trouble because of a delayed film payment....
12:56, 2019-05-01

'SNL' cold open has fake Republicans tackling 'What if?' questions about Trump “Saturday Night Live” put a question to top Republicans during its “Meet the Press” cold open sketch: “What would it take for President Trump to lose...
11:08, 2019-05-12

Scientists develop 'artificial tongue' to detect fake whiskies The technology can also be used to identify poisons as well as to monitor riversBeing palmed off with a young whisky when expecting an 18-year-old si...
01:28, 2019-08-06

CNN's Jim Acosta claims Trump was just engaging in an 'act' when he called him 'fake news' CNN reporter Jim Acosta will reportedly release a new book, on June 11, in which he suggests that President Trump didn't take the "fake news" accusat...
19:36, 2019-05-25

Inside the most glamorous, star-studded ‘fake’ wedding ever celebrated A hairstylist to the stars claims his heiress “wife” faked their $1 million, celeb-studded desert nuptials as a public relations “stunt” to bask in t...
04:08, 2019-05-12

Boris Johnson’s party allegedly funded fake Facebook ads British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s party allegedly funded fake Facebook ads that included an altered news headline casting the Conservative...
19:48, 2019-09-14

Ex-CBS anchor Dan Rather calls Trump the 'biggest purveyor of fake news' Ex-'CBS Evening News' anchor Dan Rather blasted President Trump Thursday, calling him the "biggest purveyor of fake news" amid Trump's ongoing feud w...
04:28, 2019-05-17

I created 38 crazy, fake dating profiles — and guys loved them It started seven years ago, with a favor: One of Robyn Lynne Norris’ friends had signed up with OkCupid and asked her to review her online dating pro...
22:56, 2019-08-14

‘FAKE NEWS’ – Mbappe destroys Twitter transfer account "Kylian Mbappe produced a glorious reply when fictional demands were attributed to him on social media."...
13:00, 2019-06-12

German detained over fake bombs at Zurich Street Parade A 31-year-old allegedly left a backpack full of fake bombs at a street festival. But police are mystifed by the man's motive....
15:16, 2019-08-12

Facebook removes 3 billion fake accounts — unclear if the problem is getting better Nearly all of the fake accounts were caught before they had a chance to become “active” users of the social network....
19:20, 2019-05-23

Facebook removes fake Italian accounts ahead of EU election ROME (AP) — Facebook says it has shut down some Italian accounts that were phony and pages that were spreading fake news ahead of European Union parl...
15:08, 2019-05-13

Man made fake bomb threat to get date with flight attendant A 65-year-old man has admitted making a fake bomb threat in the hope of getting a date with a flight attendant....
16:08, 2019-07-20

‘Fake Orthodox’ couple accused of trying to convert Jews to Christianity David Costello and Rivkah Weber look every bit a young Orthodox Jewish couple. Costello sports a yarmulke and sidelocks and Weber dresses modestly an...
16:00, 2019-05-26

Giants president says lefty Holland’s injury wasn’t ‘fake’ SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Giants president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi said the injury that sent left-hander Derek Holland to the in...
23:08, 2019-05-12

Alec Baldwin and Gabrielle Union weigh in on 'fake news' Alec Baldwin and Gabrielle Union's new movie, "The Public," tackles many things, including "fake news."...
23:20, 2019-04-23

Facebook says it was 'not our role' to remove fake news during Australian election Exclusive: Facebook executive Simon Milner says company ‘only removes content that violates our community standards’Facebook has declared it is not “...
21:00, 2019-07-30

Fake news on Instagram could cause big problems in 2020, report claims Instagram could become the new breeding groud for disinformation in the lead up to the 2020 election because bad actors are adapting their tactics fo...
00:20, 2019-09-10

Halle Berry's home almost stolen by man with fake deed: report A man tried to steal Halle Berry‘s Los Angeles home by fabricating a deed — and even hiring a locksmith to get inside, according to a report....
17:56, 2019-06-22

Climate change protesters block Madison Avenue with fake oil rig A horde of climate change advocates blocked traffic on Madison Avenue in Midtown Thursday morning by setting up a mock, 24-foot oil rig, with a prote...
19:24, 2019-05-16

Israeli TV Eurovision webcast hacked with fake missile alert Song contest semi-final interrupted with warnings of imminent attack on Tel AvivThe online stream of the Eurovision semi-finals in Israel was hacked ...
14:04, 2019-05-15

Royal Mail investigates fake Diane Abbott stamps Royal Mail is investigating fake stamps featuring Diane Abbott's face which are apparently making their way through the postal network....
12:16, 2019-05-11

911 operator wrote fake doctor’s notes to get out of work, cops say An NYPD 911 operator was busted Monday for allegedly writing up fake doctor’s notes to get paid days off, police said. Stephanie Williams, 30, ...
23:12, 2019-05-20

Chapman University: Student had fake SATs in bribes scandal ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — A private university in California says it determined one student linked to the biggest school admissions scandal ever prosecut...
19:40, 2019-05-24

McDonald's Japan Fined For Its Fake Roast Beef Burgers Japan’s Consumer Affairs Agency has fined McDonald’s after breaking the law and misrepresenting the Tokyo Roast Beef Burger sold in summer 2017. Acco...
13:16, 2019-05-24

Facebook leaves fake Nancy Pelosi video on site Footage of House Speaker deliberately slowed down to make her appear drunk or illFacebook says it will continue to host a video of Nancy Pelosi that ...
14:24, 2019-05-24

Moon landing conspiracy theories: Why some think the Apollo 11 mission was fake Despite being heralded as one of the greatest human achievements ever, just half a century later 1 in 10 Americans still claim the 1969 moon landing ...
13:48, 2019-07-22

Fake lashes with side effects: Risk of eczema and infection Long, full lashes are considered attractive, especially in women. That's why artificial lashes are on the rise. But these extensions come with health...
11:28, 2019-06-17

Fake news can lead to false memories, new study claims Voters could form false memories after seeing fabricated news stories if those articles align with their existing political beliefs, according to new...
01:36, 2019-08-22

Bahrain charges lawyer of sharing “fake news” for his Tweets DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bahrain’s Public Prosecution says it is charging a person, identified by a rights group as a prominent lawye...
17:36, 2019-05-15

Army fights fake news with propagandists and hackers in one unit Cyber and intelligence experts unite to battle disinformation as character of warfare changesComputer hackers and propaganda specialists working in t...
01:28, 2019-08-01

Grubhub’s profits plunge 96 percent as it grapples with fake-fee outcry Grubhub scrambled to fend off allegations that it has been charging bogus fees to restaurants and setting up fake websites to take orders, even as it...
18:56, 2019-07-30

NC parents on edge after kids got sick for drinking ‘fake’ formula CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WCNC) — Police are looking into several cases of people reportedly buying baby formula, which can be expensive, replacing it with fl...
23:36, 2019-08-13

Fake cancer cures: Debunking myths found in videos on YouTube Professor Justin Stebbing, a cancer expert at Imperial College London, debunks some of the unproven “cures” for cancer....
01:52, 2019-09-13

A Fake Presidential Seal Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup The text on it translated to "45 is a puppet." Plus: #NoToBoris, the latest on Jeffrey Epstein, and more....
16:04, 2019-07-28

Moon landing facts and conspiracy theories: Why do so many people think Apollo 11 was fake? Conspiracy theories surrounding the moon landings continue to circulate, despite a huge body of evidence to the contrary....
12:04, 2019-07-16

Amazon has a major problem with thousands of fake reviews, report claims Amazon has been inundated with tens of thousands of potentially fake five-star reviews, according to a new consumer report in the United Kingdom....
19:08, 2019-04-16

Fake doctor scammed sex abuse victims with bogus therapy: cops A Florida man who touted his ability to use a “powerhouse combination of psychology and quantum physics” to treat women who were sexually abuse...
19:00, 2019-06-26

Facebook urged to shut groups seeking fake Amazon reviews Which? claimed to have uncovered several active groups that recruited people to write fake testimonies....
02:00, 2019-08-06

Tulane Uses Fake Kneel Down To Set Up Miraculous Game-Winning Touchdown Against Houston Tulane-Houston was one of those college football match ups that, on paper, looked like its sole purpose was to serve more as gambling fodder than as ...
07:44, 2019-09-20

GrubHub extends refunds for fake fees amid pressure from Schumer Food-ordering giant Grubhub has agreed to extend the refund window for bogus phone order fees amid pressure from US Sen. Chuck Schumer and regulators...
21:52, 2019-08-01

Facebook fails to stop flood of fake reviews, investigative body says Facebook stands accused of not doing enough to stem the sale of fake reviews through its platform, more than one month after being told to fix the pr...
22:52, 2019-08-06

Knock-Off Shop Busted for Making Fake Ferraris and Lamborghinis in Brazil Police in Brazil’s southern state of Santa Catarina have apparently just shut down a factory making knock-off Ferraris and Lamborghinis that, based o...
02:40, 2019-07-17

Fake Saudi prince who flaunted on Instagram sentenced in fraud scheme Miami fraudster Anthony Gignac was sentenced Friday by a Florida judge to 18.5 years in prison for swindling $8 million from people by posing as Midd...
01:28, 2019-06-02

Fake fundraisers trying to capitalize on murder of internet star Bianca Devins Fundraisers popping up online in honor of slain internet star Bianca Devins — whose gruesome murder was chronicled on Instagram by her alleged killer...
20:08, 2019-07-16

China Attacks Hong Kong Protesters With Fake Social Posts Twitter and Facebook say they’ve taken down misinformation campaigns from China that cast pro-democracy activists as ISIS members and cockroaches....
03:00, 2019-08-20

Fake News Iran Something Something Houses Lake Fired President Bullshit! President Donald Trump was really, sincerely On One on Friday at a speech before the National Association of Realtors. He even (gasp) swore....
22:24, 2019-05-17

Brandon Thomas Lee Calls Miley Cyrus and Kaitlynn Carter's PDA "So Fake" Brandon Thomas Lee has a few thoughts on those PDA-packed photos of Miley Cyrus and Kaitlynn Carter. The Hills: New Beginnings star shared them all...
23:24, 2019-08-12

Fake polio markers highlight risks to Pakistan vaccination drive Pakistan's polio eradication campaign has hit serious problems with an alarming spike in reported cases that has raised doubts over the quality of va...
08:40, 2019-07-15

Hungary: the crucible for faulty efforts by Facebook to banish fake news Efforts to tackle abuse have brought the platform into collision with the governmentThe denunciation filled the front page of one of Hungary’s main n...
20:00, 2019-05-18

Fake wedding ‘groom’ drops lawsuit against ‘bride’ Andi Potamkin He got cold feet. A celebrity hairstylist who sued his ex for allegedly faking their million-dollar wedding is walking away — claiming he can’t...
01:04, 2019-07-13

Facebook has ‘systematically failed’ to stop fake reviews, probe concludes Facebook stands accused of not doing enough to stem the sale of fake reviews through its platform, more than one month after being told to fix the pr...
18:16, 2019-08-07

‘Fake George Clooney’ arrested in Thailand over alleged clothing scam Thailand's Crime Suppression Division said in a statement that Francesco Galdeli, 58, was arrested Saturday....
21:16, 2019-06-17

An authentication expert at The RealReal showed us how to spot fake designer accessories The RealReal is going public and could be valued at $1.6 billion when it begins trading on Friday. We visited the luxury reseller's NYC location wher...
23:48, 2019-06-27

Sunny Beach escorts warning as FAKE ads set up to snare horny Brits BRIT punters heading to the cheapest resort in Europe have been warned off booking Sunny Beach escorts as hundreds of fake adverts are set up to snar...
21:16, 2019-06-16

Trump shows fake hurricane map in apparent bid to validate incorrect tweet Trump points to map with black loop extending hurricane’s pathPresident made baseless claim that Alabama would be affectedTo the annals of American p...
16:04, 2019-09-05

iOS app tries to scam unsuspecting iPhone users with fake heart rate readings It’s no secret that Apple can be incredibly inconsistent when it comes to deciding which apps are granted entry into the App Store. In years pa...
23:20, 2019-08-07

ASMR and fake metal prop construction videos have, at long last, been combined Before the internet, unfortunate craftspeople had to learn the ins and outs of their trade without any reprieve from the stress that comes with hard,...
17:32, 2019-06-27

D-Day deception: How phantom armies and fake information helped win the Battle of Normandy It was 75 years ago that the Allied forces undertook Operation Overlord, the codename for the invasion for the Battle of Normandy, which involved the...
19:44, 2019-06-05

Fact-checks on fake news rarely reaches most affected communities BRUSSELS – The European Union has called on Facebook and other platforms to invest more in fact-checking, but a new study shows those efforts m...
23:20, 2019-07-11

British tourist says cops coerced her into fake gang-rape confession The British teen who has confessed to falsely reporting that she was gang-raped in Cyprus by a group of Israelis has accused police of dictating her ...
17:04, 2019-08-05

Kim Kardashian Calls Kourtney a "F--king Fake Humanitarian Hoe" During Explosive Fight! A sisterly spat. In this clip from Sunday's all-new Keeping Up With the Kardashians, Kim Kardashian and Kourtney Kardashian both share their sides o...
15:36, 2019-09-13

Chinese man guilty of sending 1,500 fake iPhones to Apple in warranty fraud SALEM, Ore. — Over the span of two years, a Chinese national in Oregon sent devices that looked like iPhones to Apple, saying they wouldn’t turn on a...
02:52, 2019-05-23

Jeffrey Epstein kept nude art, fake breasts in creepy sex lair: accuser Jeffrey Epstein’s Upper East Side townhouse was a creepy lair lined with tell-tale signs of his perversion, including a self-portrait of the mu...
00:16, 2019-07-11

Watch: Alfie Allen says he was pranked with fake scripts on 'Game of Thrones' "Game of Thrones" star Alfie Allen said on "The Late Late Show" he was given fake scripts on the fantasy drama as part of a prank....
16:48, 2019-08-14

Bird lays eggs on fake turf, displacing soccer teams for now TEANECK, N.J. (AP) — A little birdie has displaced soccer players in New Jersey. The Record reports that a killdeer laid its eggs about two weeks ago...
18:44, 2019-05-16

Sorority suspended over risqué group chat about fake IDs, paying for homework A sorority at the University of Central Florida has been suspended over allegations that sisters sold or traded IDs, offered to pay other students fo...
18:24, 2019-08-07

The huge ‘Avengers: Endgame’ secret that was supposedly just uncovered is totally fake Avengers: Endgame is out on digital and Blu-ray, giving fans the chance to watch the film much more closely after having seen it in theaters. With th...
19:28, 2019-08-20

Model with massive fake booty warns against illegal butt injections An author and Instagram model is warning her fans about the dangers of illegal butt fillers after her own posterior became “discolored” and began sag...
22:44, 2019-05-16

Scheme to Swap Fake iPhones Adds Up to $900,000 Loss for Apple, Prosecutors Say Two college students in Oregon are accused of tricking Apple into replacing nearly 1,500 counterfeit iPhones with genuine ones that were later sold....
20:56, 2019-04-11

YouTube advertises big brands alongside fake cancer cure videos The video site's algorithm promotes medical misinformation in a number of languages, the BBC finds....
01:16, 2019-09-13

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids slams Juul's 'fake apology' Campaign for Tobacco Free-Kids slammed Juul's "fake apology," saying it's "a blatant attempt to deflect attention from the company's w...
18:20, 2019-07-15

Facebook admits huge scale of fake news and election interference Company deletes 2.8bn fake accounts as it pours resources into protecting EU electionsLess than three years ago, the Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, d...
19:48, 2019-05-05

Bella Thorne uses video of fake wedding to ex-boyfriend Mod Sun to illustrate depression In a personal Instagram video, Bella Thorne used poetry and her ex-boyfriend, Mod Sun, to show what depression can feel like.    ...
22:48, 2019-08-08

Fact-checks on fake news rarely reach most affected communities BRUSSELS — The European Union has called on Facebook and other platforms to invest more in fact-checking, but a new study shows those efforts may rar...
13:32, 2019-07-22

Homeless and poor people recruited to fake slipping in alleged $31M scam Three men recruited poor and homeless people to stage phony slip-and-fall accidents in front of businesses around the city to cheat the companies and...
02:32, 2019-05-29

'Be ashamed': The 1975 criticised after detonating fake suicide vest in video The 1975 have been criticised by relatives of the Manchester Arena bombings after lead singer Matty Healy detonated a fake suicide vest in the band's...
14:12, 2019-09-02

Derek Holland Blasts Giants Management, Says Team Had Him Fake An Injury After losing 5-4 to the Reds last night, the San Francisco Giants announced that struggling starter Derek Holland would be headed to the bullpen. Tha...
20:40, 2019-05-12

Canada’s millennials are most willing to admit that fake news has fooled them: Ipsos poll Canada's millennials are also more trusting of media that are widely considered untrustworthy. But other research shows Baby Boomers share fake news ...
14:52, 2019-05-10

More than 60% of web users support governments censoring fake news: Ipsos poll In Canada, that number drops to 46 per cent, despite 90 per cent of Canadians saying they have fallen for fake news....
19:24, 2019-06-11

Facebook Allowed a Fake Video to Spread and Now Nancy Pelosi Is PISSED Last week, a video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that had been slowed down and edited so she appeared drunk spread like wildfire across the internet,...
01:52, 2019-05-30

Facebook says it removed ‘numerous’ fake Italian accounts ahead of EU election "We have removed a series of false and duplicated accounts which violated our authenticity policy, as well as several pages due to violation of rules...
01:04, 2019-05-13

Facebook Removes a Fresh Batch of Iran-Linked Fake Accounts Outside researchers tipped Facebook off that a social media network was pushing Iranian interests, posing as journalists, and even impersonating poli...
22:52, 2019-05-28

Operation Avalanche, the only good conspiracy—fake the Moon landing, get promoted [credit: Zapruder Films ] With this weekend's 50th annivers...
17:08, 2019-07-20

Anna Sorokin: The story of the fake German heiress who stiffed the art world Once an art magazine intern, Anna Delvey, aka Anna Sorokin, created a jet-setting lifestyle for herself on others' dimes. She now faces up to 15 year...
16:12, 2019-05-09

Fake Heiress Anna Delvey-Sorokin Sentenced to Up to 12 Years in Prison UPDATE: A judge sentenced Anna Delvey-Sorokin today to 4-12 years in prison. Additionally, she was fined $24,000 and owes $198,956.19 in restitution....
23:24, 2019-05-09

Inside the 'fake clinics' where women are persuaded to carry pregnancies to term ‘Crisis pregnancy centers’ give counseling, pregnancy tests – and outnumber abortion providers three to one in GeorgiaIn her office at the Crossroads...
17:48, 2019-08-16

Katz’s hosting fake orgasm contest for ‘When Harry Met Sally…’ anniversary If you can fake it here, you can fake it anywhere. Katz’s Delicatessen is hosting an orgasm-faking contest next month to celebrate the 30-year ...
00:04, 2019-05-30

Fake legs keep turning up near memorial for bodyboarder killed in shark attack Three fake legs — one of them made to look bloody — have recently turned up near the memorial stone for a Cape Cod bodyboarder who died i...
19:28, 2019-07-22

Feds make arrests in multimillion-dollar fake concert scam Four men — including one with a history of fraud schemes and an ex-con on parole — were busted Wednesday in a multimillion-dollar plot to...
11:56, 2019-05-02

World Press Freedom Day events raise alarm on fake news ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A rising tide of fake news and disinformation is dominating World Press Freedom Day discussions taking place this week i...
11:56, 2019-05-02

Terry Pratchett predicted rise of fake news in 1995, says biographer Marc Burrows discovered Bill Gates interview in which the writer warned of ‘parity of esteem’ given to stories published on the netIn 1995, the inter...
18:32, 2019-05-30

Many Americans Believe Fake News Is a Bigger Problem Than Racism, New Poll Finds Before an orange-tinged carnival barker began waging a war with the media and Russian troll farms began spewing misinformation across social media to...
21:08, 2019-06-08

Fake news: BBC and tech firms join forces to fight disinformation The new measures will include an early warning system for use during elections, the BBC says....
13:16, 2019-09-08

Paris authorities scotch rumours of radioactive tap water as 'fake news' Viral message claims water has harmful tritium levels as country faces heatwaveAs France faces a scorching new heatwave this week, Paris authorities ...
11:48, 2019-07-22

Fake accounts pose as candidates, reporters to push pro-Iran agenda A propaganda effort possibly out of Iran has been using Facebook and Twitter to try and impersonate real Americans, including a handful of US congres...
17:40, 2019-05-29

Presidential Pump Fake: Trump Now Says He’s Fine With Colin Kaepernick Playing in the NFL President Donald Trump, the same man that used the NFL protest as feed for his deplorables during one of his many rallies for a job he already has, n...
03:32, 2019-08-10

'Be ashamed':The 1975 criticised after detonating fake suicide vest in video The 1975 have been criticised by relatives of the Manchester Arena bombings after lead singer Matty Healy detonated a fake suicide vest in the band's...
10:36, 2019-09-02

Anna Sorokin: The story of the fake German heiress who stiffed art world Once an art magazine intern, Anna Delvey, aka Anna Sorokin, created a jet-setting lifestyle for herself on others' dimes. She now faces up to 15 year...
12:08, 2019-05-09

Here's How a Facebook Exec Defended Leaving Up That Fake Nancy Pelosi Video Doctored videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that make her appear as if she is slurring or intoxicated and went viral toward the end of last week—on...
22:04, 2019-05-27

Fake GTA Online Money Streams Are Popping Up Ahead Of Casino Update Grand Theft Auto Online’s upcoming casino update has a lot of players hoping for expensive cars, new clothing items and lots of other things to buy. ...
21:36, 2019-07-18

Queer Eye's Tan and Karamo Jokingly Kiss After Jonathan and Antoni's Fake Romance Watch out, Jvntoni! There's a new couple in town! Remember how Jonathan Van Ness and Antoni Porowski jokingly sparked relationship rumors with a Fou...
04:48, 2019-07-18

Real v fake: debunking the 'drunk' Nancy Pelosi footage - video Footage of the Democratic House Speaker was edited to make her appear drunk or unwell, in the latest incident highlighting social media's struggle to...
20:12, 2019-05-24

Scottish scientists develop ‘artificial tongue’ to detect fake whiskies Counterfeit whiskey crooks don’t stand a lick of a chance! Scottish scientists are putting a new twist on artificial intelligence with an “arti...
21:56, 2019-08-06

Skip Bayless duped by fake James Harden ‘manboobs’ tweet If you forget to look for the blue check mark, you’re going to end up with egg on your face. Skip Bayless was embarrassingly duped by a tweet f...
21:32, 2019-06-19

Iran linked to internet disinformation, fake news: Canadian report The campaign is another indication of how online disinformation is being tested by countries well beyond Russia,...
14:44, 2019-05-14

New Report Shows How a Pro-Iran Group Spread Fake News Online A research group at the University of Toronto has untangled look-alike websites and bogus news stories that appear to echo the Iranian government’s p...
07:04, 2019-05-14

Twitter bans anti-Trump Krassenstein brothers over fake accounts Twitter has put the kibosh on the Krassenstein brothers – saying the anti-Trump trolls had broken the site’s rules by operating fake accounts. Brian ...
18:08, 2019-05-24

Instagram fact-check: Can a new flagging tool stop fake news? Users can now flag false Instagram content to fact-checkers but experts believe there is more to do to fight disinformation....
01:56, 2019-09-14

Singapore fake news law a 'disaster' for freedom of speech, says rights group Bill passes that forces media to correct or remove content the government considers to be falseSingapore’s parliament has passed legislation against ...
06:48, 2019-05-09

'Invasion' and 'fake news': El Paso manifesto echoes Trump language A hate-filled document believed to have been written by the gunman bears striking similarities to the words we hear from TrumpAuthorities are investi...
22:40, 2019-08-05

Facebook Defends Decision to Leave Fake Nancy Pelosi Video Up, Because of Course They Do By now, everyone who has seen or heard of the widely circulated video that made House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) seem intoxicated is fake. YouTu...
00:56, 2019-05-27

Facebook admits it took too long to pull down fake Nancy Pelosi video Facebook had refused to remove a "deepfake" video that showed Nancy Pelosi's speech seemingly slurring and stumbling over her words....
07:08, 2019-07-09

Badly-made fake license plate leads to arrest in California MOORPARK, Calif. (AP) — A big-rig truck driver has been arrested after authorities spotted a phony license plate on his rig. How could they tell? Wel...
16:12, 2019-06-12

Conman who tried to sell fake Lucian Freud portrait for £3,000 on eBay facing prison A conman who pretended he had solved one of the art world's great mysteries when he put a fake Lucian Freud masterpiece up for sale for £3,000 is fac...
11:56, 2019-06-04

Trump blasts ‘Fake’ media, Dems for ‘phony’ stories about detained migrants President Trump in tweets and during an impromptu news conference Sunday slammed the “Fake” media and Democrats for “phony” s...
00:48, 2019-07-08

The 2020 Land Rover Defender 90 Offers A Huge Fake Pillar And It's Just Bizarre The 2020 Land Rover Defender is here, and it looks good, but only if you avoid the short-wheelbase model with the “floating pillar” option. Because a...
15:48, 2019-09-11

'Bride' trafficking – How Chinese gangs lure Pakistani girls into fake marriages Pakistan has arrested a number of Chinese nationals for marrying Pakistani girls and then forcing them into prostitution in China. The scandal has sh...
14:44, 2019-05-11

'Bride' trafficking – How Chinese traffickers lure Pakistani girls into fake marriages Pakistan has arrested a number of Chinese nationals for marrying Pakistani girls and then forcing them into prostitution in China. The scandal has sh...
13:48, 2019-05-11

Trump blasts ‘washed up psycho’ Bette Midler for tweeting fake quote President Trump blasted actress Bette Midler as a “washed up psycho” in an early morning tweet after the actress shared a false quote and attributed ...
07:48, 2019-06-05

Moon landing conspiracy theories: Here's why some people think the Apollo 11 mission was fake It was heralded as one of the greatest moments in history but half a century later, 1 in 10 Americans believe that the 1969 moon landing was faked....
14:44, 2019-07-19

My friend, the fake German heiress: a true crime special – books podcast For years, Anna Sorokin passed herself off as “Anna Delvey”, an extravagant socialite who bankrolled her lavish lifestyle with tens of thousands of d...
11:04, 2019-08-13

Fake Orgasms, On-Set Romances and Princess Diana's Reaction: 30 Secrets You Might Not Know About When Harry Met Sally 30 years later and we'll still have what she's having. When Harry Met Sally, one of the most beloved romantic comedy of all-time, debuted 30 years a...
12:20, 2019-07-21

Fake 2019 NBA draft lottery results send Knicks fans into panic It is the nightmare Knicks scenario. It was also only a false alarm. Twitter user @NewLookKnicks caused chaos after catching ESPN rehearse the great ...
01:44, 2019-05-15

‘Probably fake news’: Trump disputes report about sending troops to Middle East President Trump on Tuesday slammed a report in The New York Times about a plan to send up to 120,000 US troops to the Mideast for a possible confront...
21:24, 2019-05-14

A Trump Consultant's Fake Biden Campaign Site Has More Visitors Than the Real Thing A Republican working on Trump's reelection campaign made a fake Biden site that's consistently in the top of searches....
17:40, 2019-06-30

Facebook says it removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous 6 months SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook says it removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous 6 months....
18:40, 2019-05-23

With glue and fake blood, climate protesters target London Fashion Week Climate activists glued themselves to a door and poured a "bleeding" red carpet ahead of the opening of London Fashion Week on Friday, seeking to dra...
11:16, 2019-09-13

Fake cryptocurrency apps on Google Play try to profit on bitcoin price surge Enlarge (credit: Google) Google's official Play Store has been caught hosting malicious apps that targeted Android users with an interest in crypto...
03:12, 2019-05-24