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Bad Photoshop, a Human Barbie, and other things that were fake online this week

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Working in the online world can be a bit of a minefield — the web is full of fakes, frauds and hoaxes. 1,010 more words


St. Louis Police Shoot Unarmed, Unlegged Black Man

ST. LOUIS, Missouri–Tension filled the air here as protesters gathered outside the police station to voice their anger over the shooting death of yet another unarmed, unlegged black resident. 179 more words


BBC and Dailymail Apologises Over The Report of Anambra Restaurant Serving Human Flesh

I’m just happy they have made right their wrong. I even followed it to the place they said it happened, but it was later found that nothing like that ever happened. 57 more words


Coal Barons Admit They “Were Only Foolin’”


By Victor Miller

BWN Special Correspondent

TAILHOOK, Indiana–Marty and Blair Aghastique, world’s richest purveyors of anthracite—admitted king makers, secret Presidential manipulators and owners of governments from Washington to Canberra, held an unprecedented press conference in one of their 24 palatial residences, this one in Tailhook, Indiana. 319 more words


Congressman Proposes Building Fence Around the Earth to Keep out Illegal Space Aliens

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Amid growing concerns that there may be intelligent life in the universe, U.S. Representative Alan Fudd (R-ID) has introduced a bill that would fund construction of a massive chain-link and barbed wire fence that will completely envelope the Earth in an effort to secure the planet’s interstellar border. 222 more words


Retired Cop Lured Back on Job to Catch Serial Killer Who Got Away

CHICAGO, Illinois–Sources have confirmed that retired CPD Detective Brock “The Rock” Curtis has reluctantly agreed to rejoin the force to assist in the investigation into the crimes perpetrated by the fugitive known as “The Raisin Bran Killer.”  Detective Curtis, who retired last year following a 25 year career in which he earned numerous awards and solved many of the city’s most high profile cases, said the notorious serial killer is the only perp he ever failed to capture. 312 more words


Beware: That may be a fake news site you're quoting

If you spend much time on the Internet, you know it’s filled with people who think news is funny. Or perhaps I should say that they think things that appear to be news are funny. 416 more words