A post circulating on Facebook claims that the actor Amber Heard used a quote from a movie in the opening lines of her testimony during the trial of a defamation case brought against her by her former husband, the actor Johnny Depp. A number of people
Another rumor about the Depp v. Heard case makes the rounds.
Suggests Amber Heard snorted cocaine while on the stand in court.
A video purports to show the actor's sneaking a bump mere feet away from the judge during her testimony.
Amber Heard plagiarized lines from the movie “The Talented Mr. Ripley” in her opening statement during the Johnny Depp libel trial.
Heard's attorney Benjamin Rottenborn opening statement during the trial did not include lines from The Talented Mr. Ripley script.
Social media users claimed Heard uttered lines borrowed verbatim from the film "The Talented Mr. Ripley" during an opening statement at trial.
Depp, 58, is suing Heard for libel in Fairfax County Circuit Court after she wrote a December 2018 op-ed in The Washington Post describing herself as “a public figure representing domestic abuse.”
"One in 13 Black Americans are deprived of the right to vote."
“Every 37 seconds, someone is arrested for possession of marijuana.”
“You shouldn’t be visiting those countries on the amber list for holidays.” Robert Jenrick MP, 4 June 2021. This article is correct on 4 June 2021. Similar things have been said previously by Matt Hancock and the Prime Minister.
The following information is correct as of 20 May 2021. “The official Government advice is very clear that people should not travel to amber or red list countries or territories. People should not travel to amber list countries for a holiday.&rd
Did the White County Sheriff and Beebe Police Department in Arkansas issue an Amber Alert for a kidnapped and missing 8-year-old girl? No, that's not true. A little girl did go missing in the town on May 13, 2021, but she was found "withi
Several gossip-oriented entertainment publications have run with the claim, but official statements on the matter are lacking.
On February 21 2021, a screenshot of a purported news article attributed to “Andrea Tonks” and reporting that disinformation purveyor Alex Jones had lost thousands of dollars to a Communist “findom” (financial dominatrix) appea
The Texas Department of Public Safety told a local news station the notification was sent out by accident.
Capitol Police are investigating an incident in which a Republican lawmaker was blocked from entering the House chamber after setting off a metal detector while apparently carrying a concealed gun.
Widely circulated photographs show at least three officers pointing their guns at rioters.
Was an Amber Alert issued for a child from Kentucky abducted by a man driving a grey car, license plate: Q72B381? No, that's not true: This Amber Alert is a hoax. It was never a true alarm. This copy/paste chainmail warning has been circu
Are "med beds" and "Tesla chambers" rapid-healing devices created by extra-terrestrials that have the ability to wipe out any medical ailment? No, that's not true: There is absolutely zero evidence that devices with these capabilities exi
Political leanings: Pro-business/conservative 2018 total spending: $10.9 million The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the largest business organization in the world, representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses, and advocates a pro-busin
A routine review of content labeled satire.
Did actor Kevin Chamberlin pass away following a cardiac arrest? No, that's not true: rumors of his death are circulating on social media but he took to twitter himself to reassure everyone he did not die. A post has been circulating in the fo
Some are calling on Chambers to resign after the comment brought controversy to his small community.
Curiously, the phrase "In God We Trust" wasn't even on paper currency in the United States 150 years ago.
"I can offer no explanation for my actions other than carelessness and hubris," he wrote.
Did Nancy Pelosi have a 150-year-old sign removed from the House Chamber entrance? And did the sign say "In God we trust"? No, that's not true. The story was published by a liberal satire website that tries to educate gullible Trump supporters
A truly horrifying scene, but fortunately one that was staged for cameras and not captured in real life.
Did a 52-year-old man (possibly from Mishawaka, Indiana) trap a pedophile in a torture chamber and did the police arrest him after making "a grim discovery"? No, that's not true: the story was made up by a website pretending to be NBC News an
Political leanings: Pro-business/conservative Spending target: Unknown The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business organization, representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses, and it advocates a pro-business agenda in
"Amber Alert" message circulating via social media and email claims that a three-year-old child has been kidnapped by a man driving a grey car with the license plate 72B 381. The post Amber Alert Hoax – Fake ’72B 381′ Abduction Alert
Authorities say an emaciated teenager led deputies to a California home where her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, with some of them malnourished and chained to beds.
Study claims to demonstrate humans have little to do with global warming Recently, a number of websites wrote about a paper published in the journal GeoResJ—a quarterly journal that will be discontinued after its January 2018 issue—that was written
A blog fabricated a story about the tiny hamlet — after a series of threats and demonstrations targeted people living there.
A long-circulating report of an Amber Alert issued for three-year-old girl taken by man in a grey car is not valid.
Actors Johnny Depp and Amber Heard were caught up in a very public defamation trial in April 2022.
Did "NASA spokeswoman Trish Chamberson" acknowledge the existence of an alien civilization? No, that's not true: A NASA spokesperson told Lead Stories, "There is no truth to this claim," and added that there is no NASA spokeswoman named T
On April 22 2022, posts on Imgur and Reddit alluded to a purported new bill in Tennessee requiring “drunk drivers” to pay child support if their actions led to the death of a parent of a minor child or children: A post was published by a n
https://www.poynter.org/fact-checking/2022/brazils-fact-checkers-air-concerns-over-fake-news-bill/ A Br
Did five kids die from using fentanyl-laced marijuana in Wichita, Kansas, and surrounding areas on April 11, 2022? No, that's not true: The Wichita Police Department and the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office told Lead Stories that they did