Disinformation of the Day

 

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Former Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg entered a guilty plea Thursday on charges of tax evasion for failing to report job-related perks of substantial value. [...]
Thu, Aug 18, 2022
Source Fox Politics
Detectives for the San Luis Obisbo Sheriff's Office suspect a monkey named Route picked up the zoo’s cellphone in a golf cart and started pushing buttons. [...]
Thu, Aug 18, 2022
The MTV Video Music Awards later this month will have not one emcee but three. [...]
Thu, Aug 18, 2022
This computer illustration shows the E. coli bacteria in blood. An outbreak in Michigan and Ohio is under investigation as health officials try to determine the source.
At least 29 people have fallen ill from the E. coli outbreak in Michigan and Ohio, and that number is likely an undercount, the CDC says. The source of the outbreak has not been found yet.(Image credit: Kateryna Kon/Getty Images/Science Photo Libra) [...]
Thu, Aug 18, 2022
Source NPR
How do mosquitoes smell us out? And how can we stop them? A new study offers a surprising answer to the first question — and hope for better preventive strategies as a result.
That's how neuroscientist Meg Younger describes her team's findings about how skeeters hone in on human aromas. And that could lead to better ways to keep us bite-free.(Image credit: LWA/Getty Images) [...]
Thu, Aug 18, 2022
Source NPR
Weisselberg entered his guilty plea in state court in lower Manhattan on Thursday. He's the latest person close to former President Trump to plead guilty or be convicted at trial of a felony.(Image credit: Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images) [...]
Thu, Aug 18, 2022
Source NPR
"If I made myself sicker by going out there and promoting it, I wouldn’t be acting true to myself," the "21 Jump Street" actor said. [...]
Thu, Aug 18, 2022
Kemp's ridley sea turtles have hatched in Louisiana's wilds, officials say, in a victory for barrier island restoration. The tiny turtle is also believed to be the world's most endangered.(Image credit: Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority/AP) [...]
Thu, Aug 18, 2022
Source NPR
The White House is announcing $12.4 million in grants to stop youth substance abuse programs across the United States, as the administration faces the opioid crisis. [...]
Thu, Aug 18, 2022
Source Fox Politics
Democratic candidate Carl Marlinga's former law firm claimed on its website that authorities “lead and manipulate” children involved in sex crime cases for "incriminating statements." [...]
Thu, Aug 18, 2022
Source Fox Politics
"That was awesome," the former first-round pick said after New York's victory over the Atlanta Braves. [...]
Thu, Aug 18, 2022
A Florida court ruled that a parentless 16-year-old seeking an abortion was not "sufficiently mature" to make that decision. The case highlights the longstanding challenges of parental consent laws.(Image credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images) [...]
Thu, Aug 18, 2022
Source NPR
President Joe Biden called Liz Cheney after her overwhelming defeat in a Wyoming Republican primary. It is unclear what the pair chatted about during their conversation. [...]
Thu, Aug 18, 2022
Source Fox Politics
Heche suffered burns and an inhalation injury after she crashed her car earlier this month.
According to the the LA County Coroner's report, the cause was inhalation and thermal injuries. The actor died on Sunday, after she crashed her car earlier this month.(Image credit: Mike Coppola/Getty Images) [...]
Thu, Aug 18, 2022
Source NPR
Sanna Marin was spotted in a video posted on social media showing six people dancing and mimicking a song in front of a camera. [...]
Thu, Aug 18, 2022
Ukrainian first lady Olena Zelenska on the front cover of Vogue, photographed by Annie Leibovitz. Entitled "Portrait of Bravery," the spread and accompanying interview paint Zelenska as a woman stepping up to the challenge of her many roles in this war.
Ukrainian first lady Olena Zelenska was criticized for her pose on the cover of the famous fashion magazine. People are coming to her defense to challenge stereotypes about women.(Image credit: Screenshot by NPR/Annie Leibovitz/Vogue) [...]
Thu, Aug 18, 2022
Source NPR
The settlement represents a major milestone in the long-running saga of homes beleaguered by leaks, rot and other defects. [...]
Thu, Aug 18, 2022
Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams co-chaired a racial justice organization that’s financed by an executive of a Chinese company tied to human rights abuses. [...]
Thu, Aug 18, 2022
Source Fox Politics
A number of Democrats are growing worried that a crowded field could lead to former Rep. Alan Grayson winning their party's primary race in Florida's 10th District. [...]
Thu, Aug 18, 2022
Source Fox Politics
One year ago today, President Biden told ABC’s George Stephanopoulos that the U.S. military would remain in Afghanistan until all Americans and Afghan allies were evacuated. [...]
Thu, Aug 18, 2022
Source Fox Politics