Conspiracy Theories

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From Mickey Mouse casting ballots to Democratic 'mafia' stealing them, say-anything is Trump's legal strategy
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From Mickey Mouse casting ballots to Democratic 'mafia' stealing them, say-anything is Trump's legal strategy

Outgoing US president Donald Trump's overriding goal seems to be to simply throw out as many claims as possible, no matter how outlandish or baseless, in an effort to sow public doubt about Joe Biden’s victory

Donald Trump fears coronavirus: Urgency US president showed in seeking treatment puts paid to lies about pandemic
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Donald Trump fears coronavirus: Urgency US president showed in seeking treatment puts paid to lies about pandemic

The facts of Trump’s experience with coronavirus, including how how quickly it sickened him to the point of requiring intensive medical care, are the best tools to fight the misinformation campaign against COVID-19

As Donald Trump questions his opponent’s health, US President finds his own under scrutiny
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As Donald Trump questions his opponent’s health, US President finds his own under scrutiny

The question of presidential health has sometimes played an important role in election contests, but rarely has it seemed more acute than this year as 74-year-old Trump squares off against 77-year-old Biden

As US-China tensions intensify over coronavirus outbreak, here's a quick reality check on some conspiracy theories
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As US-China tensions intensify over coronavirus outbreak, here's a quick reality check on some conspiracy theories

At a recent press conference, US president Donald Trump claimed to have proof that the novel coronavirus originated in a Wuhan lab, but refused to share the evidence

Jack Dorsey is rethinking the way Twitter works, after Alex Jones timeout
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Jack Dorsey is rethinking the way Twitter works, after Alex Jones timeout

Jack Dorsey is mulling changes to Twitter to limit the spread of fake news and hate speech.

Twitter suspends conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for seven days over a tweet
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Twitter suspends conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for seven days over a tweet

Alex Jones tweeted a video link calling supporters to get their 'battle rifles' ready against media.

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones' accounts to remain online even after probe: Twitter
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Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones' accounts to remain online even after probe: Twitter

Among the seven tweets found to have violated Twitter's rules, two of it occurred recently enough that Twitter could cite them.

Apple, Youtube, Facebook take down content of US conspiracy theorist Alex Jones
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Apple, Youtube, Facebook take down content of US conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

Among the theories he has promoted, the 11 September 2001, attacks on New York and Washington were staged by the government.

Facebook must stick to German laws that ban Holocaust denial, says Berlin
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Facebook must stick to German laws that ban Holocaust denial, says Berlin

Mark Zuckerberg said in an interview that he was Jewish and found it offensive to deny the Holocaust.

Days after Florida school shooting, right-wing conspiracy theorists try to discredit incident as 'false flag attack'
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Days after Florida school shooting, right-wing conspiracy theorists try to discredit incident as 'false flag attack'

In the wake of the Florida school shooting, survivors like David Hogg and Emma Gonzalez have become faces of the fight for US gun control — and targets for far-right pundits and conspiracy theorists who paint the students as puppets of the political left.

Benazir Bhutto murder verdict: As Pakistan court convicts two in the case, here's a look at theories behind her death
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Benazir Bhutto murder verdict: As Pakistan court convicts two in the case, here's a look at theories behind her death

The most definitive accounts of Bhutto's death claim an assassin shot her in the neck and then blew himself up, killing 24 people.

Authors of MH370 book hit back at Malaysia Airlines accusations
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Authors of MH370 book hit back at Malaysia Airlines accusations

Wellington: The New Zealand authors of a book on the MH370 air crash have hit back at Malaysia Airlines after the company accused them of seeking to profit from tragedy.

The Sunanda Pushkar case: Why the conspiracy theories will never die
Politics

The Sunanda Pushkar case: Why the conspiracy theories will never die

The Sunanda Pushkar case is a perfect example of how we are nation of conspiracy theories. When the fact-finding institutions are compromised, gossip acquires the gravitas of fact.

Crazy conspiracy theories: Pitbull, Shakira foretold fate of MH370?
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Crazy conspiracy theories: Pitbull, Shakira foretold fate of MH370?

On Reddit, a thread titled, "What is the craziest way the mystery of Flight 370 could end?" has managed to garner over 9000 comments and some truly chilling and crazy conspiracy theories.

Red blood and saffron plots: Assam riots and the RSS-BJP
Politics

Red blood and saffron plots: Assam riots and the RSS-BJP

Was the Assam riots and the 'exodus' of North-east Indians and even the Azad Maidan violence a giant RSS-BJP conspiracy? Someone thinks so...

Mantralaya: A quick guide to the conspiracy theories...
Mumbai

Mantralaya: A quick guide to the conspiracy theories...

There's nothing like a good fire to fan conspiracy theories. Mantralaya's fire is no exception.

Osama not buried at sea? Stratfor ‘bullshit artists’ say so
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Osama not buried at sea? Stratfor ‘bullshit artists’ say so

Spymasters at the security thinktank Stratfor evidently disbelieved the official US claim that Osama bin Laden was buried at sea. Welcome to the world of 'serial exaggerators'.