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Another fake Pelosi video goes viral on Facebook

Another fake Pelosi video goes viral on Facebook

Facebook’s fact-checkers on Sunday labeled as “partly false” a video that it said was manipulated to make it appear as if House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was drunk or drugged. The video had been circulating on Facebook since Thursday and by Sunday night had been viewed more than 2 million times. A similarly false video of…MORE

Lord & Taylor files for bankruptcy protection

Lord & Taylor files for bankruptcy protection

Becoming the latest of many retailers to declare bankruptcy during the coronavirus pandemic, department store Lord & Taylor has filed for Chapter 11. The company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Sunday, according to court documents. The bankruptcy comes almost a year after fashion rental subscription service Le Tote, Inc. bought the company for $75…MORE

Pelosi and Mnuchin dig in on stimulus positions ahead of scheduled Monday talks

Pelosi and Mnuchin dig in on stimulus positions ahead of scheduled Monday talks

Swift, bipartisan agreement on a new coronavirus stimulus package seems unlikely as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin dug in on their opposing positions Sunday. Democratic leaders and the White House held a round of productive meetings on Saturday, but reported that they remain far apart on an agreement. Pelosi and Mnuchin,…MORE

You can now buy merch from the infamous Fyre Fest fraud

You can now buy merch from the infamous Fyre Fest fraud

The US Marshals are auctioning off a collection of hats, shirts, wristbands and other merchandise from the infamous Fyre Festival fraud. The 126 minor items up for sale were seized by the federal government from Billy McFarland, the 28-year-old organizer of Fyre Festival, the 2017 event in the Bahamas that has become shorthand for scams…MORE

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