The pro-Trump mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol aimed to “capture and assassinate elected officials,” federal prosecutors said in court documents.
Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger compared the mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol to the Nazis and called President Donald Trump a failed leader who “will go down in history as the worst president ever.”
Brian D. Sicknick died "due to injuries sustained while on-duty."
Despite plenty of warnings of a possible insurrection and ample resources and time to prepare, the Capitol Police planned only for a free speech demonstration.
Did police withhold tear gas when insurrectionists stormed the U.S. Capitol building on January 6, 2021? No, that's not true: There has been criticism of the police response to the rioters and the chief of Capitol police resigned in the a
The president encouraged his Twitter and Facebook followers to attend the rally, at times using warlike imagery to urge supporters to show up.
The head of the U.S. Capitol Police will resign effective Jan. 16 following the breach of the Capitol by a pro-Trump mob.
Three days before the pro-President Donald Trump riot at the Capitol, the Pentagon asked the U.S Capitol Police if it needed National Guard manpower.
Vice President Mike Pence, presiding over the joint session, announced the tally, 306-232.
After a violent mob descended on the U.S. Capitol, the rhetoric of Trump's surrogates came under scrutiny.
A violent mob loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol and forced lawmakers into hiding, in a stunning attempt to overturn America’s presidential election.
The government has not provided the necessary permission to relaunch the app in India.
Quick Take A dubious website claims without evidence that Philadelphia mob boss Joseph “Skinny Joey” Merlino stuffed ballot boxes for Joe Biden and the Democrats — and would testify about the scheme in exchange for a presidential pard
A repeatedly shared post on Facebook has claimed that City of London Police are warning people about a scam claiming to involve banks and mobile network operators that’s been warned about on Martin Lewis’s show. The post text reads: ‘
Did mob boss Joey Merlino, also known as "Skinny Joey," help Joe Biden win Philadelphia by getting him 300,000 fraudulent votes? No, that's not true: The Philadelphia City Commissioners, a bi-partisan body that supervises elections, say t
Rumors took off when a scheduled launch of two "doomsday planes" seemed to coincide with the announcement of the president's diagnosis.
PUBG Corporation has withdrawn its franchise authorization from Tencent Games in India by taking over all the publishing responsibilities to its own.
The Indian government has blocked 118 Chinese apps including PUBG citing that these apps were prejudicial to the sovereignty and integrity of India.
The mayor of Kenosha, Wisconsin rebuffed a lie from United States President Donald Trump on September 1 2020 — after Trump called him “foolish” prior to visiting the city against the wishes of both local and state leadership. The pre
We’ve seen claims on social media and from journalists that data from mobile phone companies revealed that 21 million people may have died of Covid-19 in China, far higher than the country’s official estimate of around 4,600. Data on the nu
A repeatedly shared post on Facebook has claimed that City Of London Police are warning people about a scam claiming to involve banks and mobile network operators. The text on the post reads: “Straight from the City of London Police fraud t
A small group of people who oppose 5G mobile telephone technology is likely responsible for arson attacks against four mobile telephone antenna installations in Cyprus’ coastal town of Limassol.
The "voice and text wireless issue" left customers, including 911 operators, with widespread problems.
Is the U.S. Department of Homeland Security preparing to mobilize the National Guard to enforce a nationwide quarantine? No, that's not true: The National Guard has issued a tweet refuting those claims. The item has been copied-and-pasted from
The second episode of our miniseries “Fakeout” takes us to India, where viral rumors spread on WhatsApp led to death.
Did the U.S. Supreme Court rule that Americans do not need a licence to drive automobiles on public roads? No, that's not true: This is a made-up story that gets re-posted and shared every couple years. The buzz started again in January of 202
Everyone was not in love with the Oscar Meyer Weinermobile when it failed to give enough room to an emergency vehicle.
Are armor units at Fort Riley, Fort Hood, and Fort Stewart starting to mobilize to the border of Iran? No, that's not true: The claim was posted by a prank site that allows anyone to create a fake story. It is not true. The story originated fr
The Hershey Co. will soon retire its vehicles that are shaped like its Hershey's Kisses.
The government has not historically been interested in tracking the wear of citizens' automobile tires.
On September 19 2019, an Imgur user shared the following quote meme, attributing commentary that seemed to predict cell phones to futurist and engineer Nikola Tesla (misspelled once as “Nikolai Tesla” in the post): Did Nikolai Tesla inven
Men armed with metal rods and wooden poles beat up anti-government protesters and others inside a subway station in Hong Kong's Yuen Long neighborhood, injuring 45 people.
Robeson County Affordable Housing Coalition, formed after Hurricane Florence, has asked local officials to take action on Time Out’s rental increases.
A cluster of right-leaning websites jumped into action based on preliminary details about a May 2019 incident. But what actually happened?
A viral Facebook post gave readers advice on how to avoid having their credit card details stolen while refueling.
A social media post about a resurgent scam misstates the problem, but the form of fraud is very real.
Nothing makes a more cogent point than applying flawed assumptions to an irrelevant photograph.
Italian authorities said they had dismantled the rebuilt upper echelons of the Sicilian Mafia by arresting 46 people including the presumed new regional boss who took over after the death of the "boss of bosses" Salvatore "Toto" Riina.
Did 37-year-old cancer patient Derrick Johnson get beaten up in East Portland after coming out of a chemotherapy session because an Antifa mob mistook him for a neo-nazi? No, that's not true: the story was mde up by a Canadian website that in