A lawyer for the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign is accused of lying to the FBI as it investigated potential ties between Donald Trump and Russia in 2016.
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
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.
This rumor doesn't pass the smell test.
Social media users claimed Heard uttered lines borrowed verbatim from the film "The Talented Mr. Ripley" during an opening statement at trial.
Actors Johnny Depp and Amber Heard were caught up in a very public defamation trial in April 2022.
“The same system that kept you in the dark about Ghislaine Maxwell…doesn’t mind live-streaming Johnny Depp’s trial.”
Jurors have heard — and rejected — an array of excuses and arguments from the first rioters to be tried for storming the U.S. Capitol.
SciCheck Digest Remdesivir is the only antiviral medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat COVID-19. But a retired chiropractor misleadingly claims on a viral clip on social media that the drug is “killing people.” St
A Texas man was convicted of storming the U.S. Capitol with a holstered handgun, a milestone victory for federal prosecutors in the first trial among hundreds of cases arising from last year’s riot.
REVIEW On 31 January 2022, news agency Reuters published an article with the headline “Japan’s Kowa says that ivermectin effective against Omicron in phase III trial”. However, this turned out to be an error, and the Reuters article was later
Is ivermectin "effective" against the omicron variant of COVID-19 in Phase 3 clinical trials? No, that hasn't been proven: The incorrect information comes from a January 31, 2022, Reuters story that was later updated by the news organizat
Says Dennis Miller said that if he didn’t see women protesting the Ghislaine Maxwell trial verdict “you're all frauds. This isn't justice for those women, this is a joke."
It was announced in court that the Republican, who is unvaccinated, tested positive, just as jury selection was set to begin at a federal courthouse in New York City.
Despite the fact that Ghislaine Maxwell’s trial was conducted in public and open to the media, and Maxwell was convicted on federal sex trafficking charges, false claims persist that a coverup is afoot. In one viral […] The post The judge
A judge sealed “all the evidence and proof of who helped Ghislaine Maxwell sex traffic children.”
Did a team of 1,000 lawyers and 10,000 medical experts start a second Nuremberg trial against world leaders and public health organizations for pandemic-related crimes against humanity? No, that's not true: Spokespersons for the Centers f
An investigative report that evaluated government-funded clinical trials for HIV and AIDS treatments found no evidence that the medications caused foster children to die.
Did "cabal leaders" go to Antarctica to surrender to extraterrestrials and the Earth Alliance? No, that's not true: The article provides no verifiable evidence to support its story that terms for surrender are being negotiated. The articl
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The Crown Prosecution Service said the case against Anne Sacoolas would be heard at London’s Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Jan 18.
A key witness testified she and Jeffrey Epstein forced themselves on her when she was 16.
A court document circulating on social media is being shared out of context and misleading some people to believe that Ghislaine Maxwell, the socialite accused of trafficking girls to have […] The post No, Beyonce and Kanye West aren’t Ghislain
Ghislaine Maxwell’s co-defendants include Beyonce and Kanye West.
Since Ghislaine Maxwell’s trial started on Nov. 29, misinformation has spread about how the sex trafficking case is playing out in the courtroom. We’ve already debunked claims that a late […] The post Many reporters are covering the Ghislaine
“There’s only one reporter on site” at the Ghislaine Maxwell trial.
Did Pfizer under-report the number of deaths in the 40,000-person clinical trial of the company's COVID-19 vaccine? No, that's not true: The claim ignores the fact that, over the course of an ongoing clinical trial for a new vaccine, numb
Aung San Suu Kyi, the civilian leader of Myanmar who was ousted in a de facto coup this year, was convicted of incitement and another charge and sentenced to four years in prison.
“On the first day of the Ghislaine Maxwell trial, the CEO of Twitter resigned, the CEO of Walmart resigned, the CEO of CNBC resigned”
Is the media barred from the courtroom in the Ghislaine Maxwell trial? No, that's not true: An order from the presiding judge said that a press pool can be in the courtroom, and other media personnel can cover the trial from overflow cour
Did various leaders of major companies and public figures resign or get fired on the first day of the trial of Ghislaine Maxwell, who was multimillionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein's girlfriend and alleged co-conspirator? Not for the most
“BREAKING: Judge in Ghislaine Maxwell trial issues media-wide gag order: all press & spectators barred from courtroom.”
Quick Take Kyle Rittenhouse said that he went to Kenosha, Wisconsin, to defend a car dealership during protests against police brutality in August 2020. He was not there to defend his grandparents’ gas station, as a viral social media post falsel
The redaction requests and proposals were made by both Maxwell and the U.S. government during pre-trial proceedings in March 2021.
Quick Take The federal trial of Ghislaine Maxwell, who is charged with assisting accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, opened on Nov. 29 with extensive media coverage. But social media posts falsely claim the judge issued a “gag order” an
Omicron 'hysteria' was timed so that it would coincide with and distract from the Ghislaine Maxwell trial.
A phone number and access code were widely shared in late 2021.
Is there an audio feed that can be accessed via telephone for Ghislaine Maxwell's trial since the trial will not be televised? No, that's not true: "No, no dial-in for the trial," the public information officer for the U.S. attorney's off
Two brothers stand at the center of the case that prosecutors will lay before jurors when the trial of Jussie Smollett begins this week.