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AUSTIN, Texas | NOT REAL NEWS: Beto O’Rourke not ‘slapped’ with FEC charges

AUSTIN, Texas — Democratic Congressman Beto O’Rourke of Texas, who is running against Republican Sen. Ted Cruz for a Senate seat, has not been charged with federal campaign finance violations as suggested in claims circulating online. The claims stem from a letter the Federal Election Commission sent the O’Rourke campaign, dated Sept. 30 , that … Continue reading AUSTIN, Texas | NOT REAL NEWS: Beto O’Rourke not ‘slapped’ with FEC charges

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out. Here are the real facts: NOT REAL: Records Show Dr. Ford Is Not A Licensed Psychologist, May Have … Continue reading NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

NOT REAL NEWS: Queen is not making Prince William king

Queen Elizabeth II has not announced that she will pass the crown directly to her grandson Prince William, despite what articles circulating online claim. The popularity of the younger royals — Prince William, Prince Harry and their wives Kate and Meghan — has spurred speculation that the 92-year-old monarch might make William king rather than … Continue reading NOT REAL NEWS: Queen is not making Prince William king

NOT REAL NEWS: Chipotle not giving away $100 gift cards

Chipotle is not giving away $100 gift cards for National Avocado Day on Tuesday, or any other day for that matter. The false offer, which has been circulating widely on social media in recent days, provides a link that takes users to a page that reads “National Avocado Day Get a $100 Chipotle Card.” They … Continue reading NOT REAL NEWS: Chipotle not giving away $100 gift cards