The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 11/05/2019

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The code of principles of the International Fact-Checking Network IFCN at Poynter is a series of commitments organizations abide by to promote excellence in fact-checking. The following fact checks come from IFCN fact checkers. (D. Van Zandt)


Claim by Crystal Peoples-Stokes: “If folks are vaping a legal medical cannabis product that comes from any of the New York state operators, they will not have to worry about the negative impacts on their lungs.”

Claim by Facebook posts: Says Bill Cosby was framed for sexual assault by the Illuminati to stop him from buying NBC.

PolitiFact
 rating: Pants on Fire


Claim by Mike Shields: Says Democrats “have issued more subpoenas than they’ve passed bills.”

PolitiFact
 rating: False


Claim by Facebook posts: Says Sen. Kamala Harris said Democrats are “coming for” Trump supporters if they win the White House in 2020.

Claim by Donald Trump: “We don’t want to be involved in the border. The border between Turkey and Syria — they’ve been fighting for hundreds of years, they’ve been fighting for centuries.”

Washington Post
 rating: Four Pinocchios


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Claim by Multiple sources: Bumpy landing of real Lufthansa flight

Claim by Social media users: Bishop Franco Mulakkal said, “Not rape but enlightenment”

Claim by Social media users: Video of American soldiers killing Islamic terrorists from a two-kilometer distance

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