The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 11/27/2019

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 Viral meme: Orrin Hatch: “I don’t care if Trump broke the law.”
 rating: False

Claim by Donald Trump: “As you know, we captured 100% of the ISIS caliphate. When I took office, we had almost nothing.”
 rating: False

Claim by Facebook post: Says ABC 7 reported the Santa Clarita high school shooting “3 weeks in advance.”

Claim by Robin Vos: Says 1,000 people failed gun background checks in Wisconsin in 2018, but “almost none of them were prosecuted for trying to do a background check and illegally buy a weapon.”

Claim by Sen. Bernie Sanders: “The United Nations is telling us that in the years to come there are going to be hundreds of millions of climate refugees causing national security issues all over the world.”
 rating: U.N. Doesn’t Endorse Estimate

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Claim by Social Media: Video Shows Baby Born Had Consumed Intestines Of The Mother

Drinking cold water after a meal will lead to cancer:

AFP Fact Check rating: False

Claim by Multiple sources: Dead dragon found in southern Philippines

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