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Each day Media Bias Fact Check selects and publishes fact checks from around the world. We only utilize fact-checkers that are either a signatory of the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) or have been verified as credible by MBFC. Further, we review each fact check for accuracy before publishing. (D. Van Zandt)

Claim Codes: Red = Fact Check on a Right Claim, Blue = Fact Check on a Left Claim, Black = Not Political/Conspiracy/Pseudoscience/Other

Claim via Social Media: Cornell University professor Robert Oswald said “COVID-19 was imaginary and fictitious.”

PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire

A Cornell professor did not say COVID-19 was a hoax

Claim by Trump (R): Certification of the Pennsylvania presidential vote was in error, based on an analysis that shows 202,377 more ballots were counted than there were voters who voted.

Lead Stories rating: False

Fact Check: Certification Of Pennsylvania Presidential Vote Is NOT In Error — Analysis That 202,377 More Ballots Were Counted Than Voters Who Voted Uses Partial Numbers

Claim via Social Media: The Nashville bombing was an attempt to stop an AT&T audit into Dominion software to cover up the corruption of the election.

PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire

No, AT&T was not conducting an audit of Dominion Voting Systems near Nashville explosion

Claim via Social Media: AAA is offering complimentary tow truck services to people who have been drinking on New Years.

Lead Stories rating: Not This Year

Fact Check: AAA Is NOT Offering ‘Tipsy Tow’ Program During the 2020/2021 New Years

Claim by Viral post: 14 U.S. generals said they will never take orders from President-elect Joe Biden

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: Did 14 Generals Say They Will Never Take Orders From Joe Biden?

(International: India) Claim: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the first metro train in the country was started due to efforts by Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

India Today rating: Mostly False

Fact Check: PM Modi never said Vajpayee started the first Metro in India

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