Police: Alleged threat to Michigan Muslim student untrue

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The woman reported that a man approached her in mid-November near the University of Michigan campus and threatened to set her on fire if she didn't remove her hijab. The Ann Arbor Police Department said Wednesday the account "did not occur."


Syria Says U.S. Chemical Attack Warning Untrue, Aims to Justify New Attack

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The White House warned Syrian President Bashar al Assad on Monday that he and his military would "pay a heavy price" if it conducted a chemical weapons attack and said the United States had reason to believe such preparations were underway.


Patient's Ricin Claim Untrue, Fayetteville Authorities Say

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The Fayetteville Fire Department says the waiting room at Washington Regional Medical Center was briefly shut down Wednesday after the patient came in, carrying a bag of items that he said included ricin.


China Releases Video It Says Proves Reports of Uighur Poet's Death Untrue

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Beijing has faced an outcry from activists, scholars, foreign governments and U.N. rights experts over what they call mass detentions and strict surveillance of the mostly Muslim Uighur minority and other Muslim groups who call Xinjiang home.(https://tinyurl.com/y9zzouss)


Amazon Invites Ocasio-Cortez for Tour, Calls Worker Claims Untrue

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Ocasio-Cortez, a newly elected progressive Democrat who was an outspoken critic of the plans to locate Amazon's second headquarters in a New York City neighborhood near her congressional district, asked on Twitter if Amazon's culture of "strict performance" is "why Amazon workers have to urinate in bottles & work while on food stamps to meet'targets?' Performance shouldn't come at the cost of dehumanizing conditions."