More than 20 people were killed and dozens injured in an explosion following an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester on 22 May 2017.
A man arrested after leading police to the bodies of his two roommates told officers that he killed them because they were neo-Nazis who disrespected his recent conversion to Islam.
Newt Gingrich claimed that a Democratic National Committee staffer “apparently was assassinated” after “having given WikiLeaks something like … 53,000 [DNC] emails and 17,000 attachments.” But there’s no evidence for his claim.
Dog Owners Warned About Explosive Tennis Balls Laying on Grass-Truth! Summary of eRumor: Dog owners have been warned by police to watch out for exploding tennis balls found laying in grass that can severely injure or kill dogs. The Truth: Warnings abou
Fox News Host Tucker Carlson Dies in Suspicious Accident-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: Fox News host Tucker Carlson was severely injured and later died in a head-on-collision with a car that had a reinforced bumper and added safety features that made th
Tornado Carries Mobile Home 130 Miles with Family Inside-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: An F4 tornado that swept through Tulsa, Oklahoma, carried a mobile home 130 miles, and five family members inside were remarkably unharmed. The Truth: A well-known f
After Hit-and-Run, Sarah Palin Emerges from Coma, Identifies Attackers-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin was in a coma after a hit-and-run, and she later emerged from the coma to identify her attackers. The Truth: False repor
Reports that the Academy Award-winning actor was killed in a drive-by shooting in New York are fake news.
Summary Donald Trump — whom we crowned the “King of Whoppers” when he was a long-shot candidate in 2015 — has held true to form during his first 100 days as president of the United States. In his first hour as president, he pain
Despite rumors that the rocker was killed in a hunting accident in Montana, he remains alive and well.
Wild Boars Kill Three ISIS Terrorists in Iraq-Truth! & Unproven! Summary of eRumor: Wild boars killed three ISIS terrorists who were hiding in heavy vegetation before a planned ambush outside the city of Kirkuk, Iraq. The Truth: Three ISIS fighte
President Donald Trump has said that what Canada has “done to our dairy farm workers is a disgrace” and that “dairy farmers in Wisconsin and upstate New York … are getting killed by NAFTA.” But that trade agreement isnR
Jimmy Johns Owner Jimmy John Liautaud Hunts African Wildlife on Safari-Unproven! Summary of eRumor: Photos that appear to show Jimmy John Liautuad, owner of Jimmy Johns Gourmet Sandwiches, posing with two African elephants and a delta leopard that he
Missing Trey Gowdy Investigators Found Dead, Gowdy in Protective Custody-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: Investigators working for U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) on a criminal investigation of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton went missing and were
“John Is My Heart” Essay Written By Frank Schaeffer for the Washington Post-Correct Attribution! Summary of eRumor: Author John Schaeffer penned an essay titled “John is My Heart” for the Washington Post that describes how h
Eddie Murphy Dies in Car Accident-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: Reports have gone viral that actor and comedian Eddie Murphy has died in a car accident. The Truth: False reports of Eddie Murphy’s death spread across social media shortly after the c
WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Found Dead in London-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been found dead in a London alley. The Truth: False reports that Julian Assange has been found dead in London started with a fake n
Circulating report claims that 16 members of a Japanese whaling crew have been killed and eaten by a school of killer whales. The post FAKE-NEWS: ‘Japanese Whaling Crew Eaten Alive By Killer Whales’ appeared first on Hoax-Slayer.
A suspect accused of murdering an elderly man in Ohio and broadcasting the murder via Facebook has reportedly killed himself.
Rumor holds that a stuntman was killed during the filming of the chariot race scene in the 1959 version of 'Ben-Hur,' and that his death was left in the movie's final cut.
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has apologized profusely for his much-criticized comparison of Syria’s Bashar Assad to Adolf Hitler, but his clarification that he meant Hitler did not drop chemical bombs from airplanes requires some histo
According to a post that is currently circulating via social media, a zoo keeper at Naples Zoo was killed while attempting to rape an alligator.
In this video, CNN’s Jake Tapper looks at President Donald Trump’s recent criticism of President Barack Obama’s response in 2013 to a chemical weapons attack in Syria. In an April 5 press conference with Jordan’s King Abdullah, Trump wa
Sen. Mitch McConnell revised history when explaining why he supported President Trump’s missile strike on Syria but opposed President Obama’s call for a targeted strike against Syria after a chemical weapons incident in 2013. McConnell, the
Some Democrat and Republican lawmakers are criticizing President Donald Trump for carrying out airstrikes in Syria without getting Congress’ approval first. The United States launched nearly 60 cruise missiles at a Syrian airfield April 6, reacti
In the hours between this week’s chemical weapons attack in Syria and President Donald Trump’s retaliatory missile strike, conspiracy theorists worked to discredit the civilian deaths. They called it a "false flag" operation desig
Two days after a chemical weapons attack in Syria killed more than 80 people, including children, President Donald Trump ordered a military airstrike on the Syrian airfield from where U.S. officials say the chemical attack launched. The intervention by
President Donald Trump said the Obama administration “had a great opportunity to solve” the crisis in Syria when Obama set a “red line” for military intervention. But when Obama didn’t launch such intervention, “I th
The White House is delivering mixed messages on whether it will keep trying to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, while other Republicans say they are committed to that plan. In their first attempt since President Donald Trump took office, Hou
Fake Xanax Pill Kills Nine in Florida; 50 Times Stronger than Heroin-Truth! & Outdated! Summary of eRumor: Authorities have warned that fake Xanax pills have killed nine people in Florida and contain Fentanyl, a synthetic opioid 50 times stronger
Multiple people were injured and at least two were killed before police shot the suspected attacker.
The son of former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee once killed a dog at Boy Scout camp, but the circumstances surrounding the act are unclear.
“What is Hijrah?” Email Warns of Islamic Invasion Through Migration-Truth! & Fiction! Summary of eRumor: A forwarded email asks readers “What is Hijrah?” and goes on to explain that hijrah is the Islamic concept of invasio
President Donald Trump’s new executive order on foreign nationals entering the U.S. says “more than 300″ refugees in the United States “are currently the subjects of counterterrorism investigations.” Attorney General Jeff Sessions
An unreliable entertainment site falsely reported that reggae musician Buju Banton had killed himself in prison.
President Donald Trump wrongly tweeted that “122 vicious prisoners, released by the Obama Administration from Gitmo, have returned to the battlefield.” Actually, it’s only nine former detainees. The other 113 were released under President George
Q: During President Trump’s address to Congress, did top Democrats remain seated during a standing ovation for a Navy SEAL’s widow? A: No. There were two ovations and video shows Democratic leaders stood for both. However, they did not rema
Summary In his first address to a joint session of Congress, President Donald Trump stuck closely to his prepared remarks, but ran afoul of the facts in some cases. Trump said the U.S. has spent $6 trillion in the Middle East and “with this $6 t
In his first address to a joint session of Congress, President Donald Trump brought some special guests to highlight his plans to help victims of crime and crack down on illegal immigration. Guests of the president and First Lady Melania Trump included
Sebastian Gorka, a deputy assistant to President Donald Trump, botched two facts when speaking on Fox News about a released Guantanamo Bay detainee responsible for a recent suicide bombing in Iraq: First, Gorka wrongly suggested the man was released b