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  2. List of fake news websites - Wikipedia

    ^ Gilbert, Ben (15 November 2016), "Fed up with fake news, Facebook users are solving the problem with a simple list", Business Insider, archived from the original on 26 May 2019, retrieved 16 November 2016, Some of these sites are intended to look like real publications (there are false versions of major outlets like ABC and MSNBC) but share ...

  3. 2019 college admissions bribery scandal - Wikipedia

    In 2019, a scandal arose over a criminal conspiracy to influence undergraduate admissions decisions at several top American universities. The investigation into the conspiracy was code named Operation Varsity Blues. [1] [2] The investigation and related charges were made public on March 12, 2019, by United States federal prosecutors.

  4. National Herald corruption case - Wikipedia

    The National Herald corruption case is the ongoing case in a Delhi court filed by Indian economist and politician Subramanian Swamy against politicians Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, their companies and associated persons. [1] As per the complaint filed in the court of the Metropolitan Magistrate, Associated Journals Limited (AJL) took an ...

  5. Punjab National Bank Scam - Wikipedia

    (May 2018) The Punjab National Bank Fraud Case relates to fraudulent letter of undertaking worth ₹11,356.84 crore (US$1.4 billion) issued by the Punjab National Bank at its Brady House branch in Fort, Mumbai; making Punjab National Bank liable for the amount. The fraud was allegedly organized by jeweller and designer Nirav Modi.

  6. January 2019 Lincoln Memorial confrontation - Wikipedia

    On January 18, 2019, a confrontation between groups of political demonstrators took place near the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. The interaction between Covington Catholic High School student Nicholas Sandmann and Native American activist Nathan Phillips [1] was captured in photos and videos widely disseminated by major media outlets.

  7. INX Media case - Wikipedia

    INX Media, founded by media entrepreneurs Indrani Mukerjea along with husband Peter Mukerjea, allegedly violated foreign investment laws. INX Media had permission to source foreign investments to the tune of ₹4.62 crore (US$610,000) but it has allegedly received funds worth ₹305 crore (US$40 million). In March 2007, INX Media had approached ...

  8. National Rifle Association - Wikipedia

    The National Rifle Association of America (NRA) is a gun rights advocacy group based in the United States. [3] [4] [b] Founded in 1871 to advance rifle marksmanship , the modern NRA has become a prominent gun rights lobbying organization while continuing to teach firearm safety and competency.

  9. LGBT pride - Wikipedia

    Terminology origins. The term "Gay Pride" was crafted by Thom Higgins, a gay rights activist in Minnesota (1969+). Brenda Howard, a bisexual activist, is known as the "Mother of Pride" for her work in coordinating the first Pride march in New York City, and she also originated the idea for a week-long series of events around Pride Day which became the genesis of the annual LGBT Pride ...