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

 

July 8, 2017



A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts:

NOT REAL: FIVE RHINO POACHERS KILLED BY FOUR ANGRY RHINOS

THE FACTS: The story from South African satire site News@Last says a group of rhinos in the country’s Kruger National Park are seen on surveillance video surrounding the would-be poachers and trampling them. A spokesman for South African National Parks says “there is no truth” to the story.

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