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"El Papa acaba de inventar La Cruz LGBT”.
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AP’S ASSESSMENT: False.
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A photo of a speed camera on fire being shared with the implication it was taken recently in England is actually over five years old and was taken in Asia.
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The expelled congressman highlights the devolution of the Republican Party.
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Amidst the twinkling lights and festive decorations of the holiday season lies a peculiar festive tradition that has stood the test of time: kissing under the mistletoe. This tender practice, a blend of romance and whimsy, has a rich tapestry of hist
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