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An ABC News headline said, “Journalist covering the Hunter Biden case dies after being shot 7 times.”
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Video shows military planes over Nashville "dispersing materials into the atmosphere" for geoengineering.
stated on August 20, 2023 in a Facebook post
“Official statement — Putin assassinated in the Kremlin!”
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Elon Musk tweeted that he “just downloaded Threads” and it “sucks.”
stated on July 2, 2023 in a Facebook post
France said it would shut down internet services “to control the riots.”
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NASA faked footage of astronauts on the International Space Station.
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The Titan submersible was found June 21 with all five passengers alive.
stated on May 23, 2023 in a Facebook post
Photo shows the U.S. Pentagon “is under attack.”
stated on May 14, 2023 in a tweet
Photo shows former President Donald Trump “in the hood.”
stated on September 14, 2022 in a video
“Future and Malia Obama are expecting first child together.”
stated on September 8, 2022 in Facebook post
Joe Biden appointed a 'satanist' to the White House.
stated on August 21, 2022 in a Facebook post
Quotes Sarah Palin as saying “when Jesus celebrated Easter with his disciples there were no Easter bunnies or egg hunts.”
stated on August 8, 2022 in a Facebook post
Reuters reported that “White House employee Andrew Bates did use Nazi symbolism in a recent tweet."
stated on July 20, 2022 in an image on Facebook
“The gunman at Greenwood Park Mall was a CIA asset.”
stated on July 6, 2022 in a Facebook post
“Drought is a lie” designed to limit farming, reduce the food supply and ultimately control Americans.
stated on July 11, 2022 in una publicación en Instagram
Falleció el papa emérito Benedicto XVI.
stated on June 4, 2022 in a tweet
BBC News edited out boos in footage of Boris Johnson arriving at the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee thanksgiving service.
stated on February 13, 2022 in a tweet
Greenpeace USA had a banner on Trump International Hotel in Las Vegas making fun of Donald Trump’s genitalia.
stated on January 3, 2022 in a blog post
“Gavin Newsom Gets Death Penalty.”
stated on December 16, 2021 in a tweet
“Boy passes Joe Biden a vial of fresh blood to drink on his way back to the White House”
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