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Aug 17 2023
This Week in Fact Checking: Direct Energy Weapons, Climate Change & Heat Records, Wagner Group on Polish Border
News coverage often includes several forms of bias, or sometimes even flat-out misinformation.
Each week, AllSides will deliver a brief summary of notable fact checks and adjacent coverage across the media spectrum.Fact Check From the Left
“Video claiming to show a directed-energy weapon is actually an edited clip of an explosion in Russia” - Associated Press (Lean Left biasAndy Gorel
May 24 2023
The whistleblower in the Hunter Biden Internal Revenue Service investigation has revealed himself. Speaking to CBS News, the whistleblower revealed himself as supervisory special agent Gary Shapley in the IRS's criminal investigations department. He is a 14-year veteran of the agency and is currently overseeing a 12-man team that specializes in international tax and financial crimes. He toldWashington Examiner
May 22 2023
Bryan Kohberger, the suspect accused of fatally stabbing four Idaho college students, is set to appear in front of an Idaho judge on Monday. His arraignment is scheduled for 12 p.m. ET. In a case and ensuing manhunt that captivated the nation late last year, indictments unsealed last week formally linked the 28-year-old Kohberger to the Nov. 13 slayings near the University of Idaho. The courtNBC News (Online)
May 24 2023
WASHINGTON (Reuters)—Florida governor Ron DeSantis made his entrance into the 2024 presidential race official on Wednesday ahead of an event on Twitter with billionaire Elon Musk where he is expected to publicly announce his campaign. DeSantis, 44, filed a document with the Federal Election Commission declaring his candidacy. His long-expected foray changes the shape of the contest for theWashington Free Beacon
Jun 06 2023
The United States was reportedly told by a European spy agency that the Ukrainian military planned to attack the Nord Stream gas pipelines covertly three months before they were bombed.
The intelligence would mean that, for nearly a year, the U.S. and other European allies had a basis to suspect Kyiv in the sabotage.
The intelligence was first shared with the CIA in June 2022 byWashington Examiner
May 17 2023
A school in Nashville, Tennessee, which was the target of a mass shooting that left six people dead has intervened in a lawsuit lodged against the city seeking the release of a manifesto penned by the assailant before the attack. Court records show The Covenant School, a private Christian institution, filed an expedited motion to intervene on Monday. The motion was granted the following day,Newsweek
May 21 2023
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) has a new sense of faith that the FBI will finally give Congress an informant file reportedly alleging that President Biden took bribes from foreign countries while he was vice president. McCarthy said he felt confident that FBI Director Christopher Wray will hand over the document after he spoke to him on the phone Friday. “I wanted to be very clearNew York Post (News)
Apr 10 2023
The House Judiciary Committee on Monday revealed new details about the FBI Field Office in Richmond’s plan to spy on Catholic churches and church leaders, including that the plan was distributed to other FBI offices across the country. The FBI internal document revealed the bureau relied on information derived from at least one undercover operative who sought to use local religiousWashington Times
Jun 05 2023
Former Vice President Mike Pence filed paperwork Monday to run for president in 2024, Federal Election Commission documents showed.
Pence, who served under former President Donald Trump, is expected to personally launch his bid for the GOP nomination on Wednesday. A spokesman for Pence confirmed the FEC filings.
The former vice president is expected to bring a more traditionallyCNBC
Apr 11 2023
A new document revealed that the Richmond Federal Bureau of Investigation used at least one undercover agent to obtain information about traditionalist Catholics, said Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, who chairs the House Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government. In response to its inquiry, the committee announced it received from the FBI a heavily redacted 18-page document thatCatholic News Agency