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 Former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks at a news conference, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL: Second Roy Moore Accuser Works For Michelle Obama...
In this Nov. 7, 2017, file photo, flags fly at half-staff as law enforcement officials continue to investigate the scene of a shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs in Sutherland Springs, Texas. The AP reported on Nov. 10, 2017, that a story claiming a man who killed more than two dozen people at the church on Sunday was a member of an anti-fascist movement intent on causing a civil war was false. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL: Texas Church Shooter Was Antifa Member Who Vowed To...
FILE - In this Oct. 18, 2017, file photo, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during a news conference in New York. The AP reported Nov. 3, 2017, that a viral online story claiming Goodell had been ousted from his post leading the league was untrue. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)
A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL: Two Clinton Employees Arrested For Destroying...
Two Hawaii women who say they were lost at sea never activated their emergency beacon, the US Coast Guard said, adding to a growing list of inconsistencies that cast doubt on this harrowing tale of survival. (AP Photo)
HONOLULU (AP) — Two Hawaii women who say they were lost at sea on a sailboat for months never activated their emergency beacon, the U.S. Coast Guard said, adding to a growing list of inconsistencies that cast doubt on their harrowing tale of survival. The women previously told The Associated Press...
In this March 7, 2015, file photo, Chadian troops and Nigerian special forces participate in the Flintlock exercises with the U.S. military and its Western partners in Mao, Chad. The Pentagon told The Associated Press on Oct. 27, 2017, that there is no truth to claims in a viral story that Sgt. La David Johnson betrayed his fellow soldiers in an ambush that killed him and three of his comrades in Niger earlier this month. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File)
(AP) — A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL: REVEALED: La David Johnson Betrayed Fellow...
In this Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017 photo, sailors from the USS Ashland approach a sailboat with two Honolulu women and their dogs aboard as they are rescued after being lost at sea for several months while trying to sail from Hawaii to Tahiti. The U.S. Navy rescued the women on Wednesday after a Taiwanese fishing vessel spotted them about 900 miles southeast of Japan on Tuesday and alerted the U.S. Coast Guard. The women, identified by the Navy as Jennifer Appel and Tasha Fuiaba, lost their engine in bad weat
HONOLULU (AP) — A planned voyage from Hawaii to Tahiti aboard a small sailboat didn’t start off well for two Honolulu women. One of their cellphones washed overboard and sank into the deep blue water on their first day at sea. From there, things got worse. Much worse. About a month into their trip...
(AP) — More than 200 scientists say Congress should protect federal sustainable fishing laws in advance of a key hearing about the future of the way the government manages fisheries. The Senate commerce committee held a hearing on Tuesday about reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery...
In this Jan. 8, 2015 file photo, former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown greets people on the floor of the House Chamber at the Statehouse in Boston. U.S. Ambassador to New Zealand Brown told a New Zealand website Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, he accepted advice that he should be more culturally aware after a U.S. inquiry into his conduct at a Peace Corps event in Samoa. The Stuff news outlet says Brown acknowledged complaints were made about his comments to a female food server at the event and to guests upon hi
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — U.S. Ambassador Scott Brown told a New Zealand website Wednesday that he accepted advice that he should be more culturally aware after a U.S. inquiry into his conduct at a Peace Corps event in Samoa. The Stuff website said Brown acknowledged that complaints were made...
Workers prepare the 79-foot Pacific Paradise commercial fishing vessel for salvage off the shore of Honolulu, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. The boat that ran aground off Honolulu while transporting foreign fishermen to work in Hawaii’s commercial fishing industry has raised new questions about the safety and working conditions for foreign laborers in this unique U.S. fleet. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)
HONOLULU (AP) — A boat that ran aground off Honolulu while transporting foreign fishermen to work in Hawaii’s commercial fishing industry has raised new questions about the safety and working conditions for foreign laborers in this unique U.S. fleet. A long, cramped journey to the United States for...
President Donald Trump with Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant in June. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL: San Juan City Council Votes Unanimously To Impeach...

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