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Photographs of a Canadian politician and his wife appeared over a newspaper article identifying them as serial killers Fred and Rosemary West.
Iraqi militant web site displays image of action figure toy identified as a captured American soldier.
CBS has announced plans to produce a made-for-TV movie about the Terri Schiavo case.
Newspaper reporter falls for the old "Heywood Jablome" funny name gag.
TV news program runs fictitious explanation of photographs featuring a tiger and piglets.
Graphic shows errors in a Fox News report about the killing of three French soldiers.
The world's first hotel for sheep has opened in Japan.
Two news stations air 2012 election "results" early.
A TV station was pranked with fake names for pilots involved in an airline crash.
An eyeball-licking fad has produced a widespread outbreak of ocular maladies among Japanese schoolchildren.
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