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Fox & Friends says it’s not a riot when white NFL fans flip police car: ‘It’s a celebration that went haywire’

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The hosts of Fox & Friends on Monday refused to say that a celebration of the Philadelphia Eagles’ Super Bowl win turned into a riot even though mostly-white revelers started fires, flipped a police car and knocked down every light pole near City Hall.

Following the riotous outpouring in Philadelphia after the Eagles won the Super Bowl, Fox News published a report showing that most of the rioters were white.

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While the report refers to some of the people as “looters,” it never goes as far as to call the incident a riot as Fox News has done in places like Baltimore and New Orleans, where most of the participants have been black.

On Monday, Fox News headline reader Carley Shimkus noted that Philadelphia “is under a little bit of duress” after the celebration got out of hand.

“This is a nice celebration,” co-host Brian Kilmeade quipped sarcastically. “This should be a time for law enforcement to relax.”

“Why do people get violent when good things happen?” Shimkus asked.

“Their celebration went haywire,” co-host Steve Doocy volunteered.

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“Well, they’re all missing work today,” co-host Ainsley Earhardt observed. “They all have hangovers today. But they’re all excited.”

“How many light poles went down?” Shimkus wondered.

“All of them around City Hall,” Doocy replied.

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“You guys are shining bright enough for everybody,” Shimkus concluded.

Watch the video below from Fox News.

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Woman allegedly involved in Central Park scandal placed on leave from job: ‘We do not condone racism’

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Video circulated on social media on Memorial Day of a woman in Central Park claiming she was calling 911 to falsely claim an "African-American man" was threatening her life.

It reportedly started after he filmed her walking her dog without a leash.

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Internet sleuths worked to identify the woman. During the day on Monday, rumors of her identity spread online.

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Scientists fight online coronavirus misinformation war

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With cat photos and sometimes scathing irony, Mathieu Rebeaud, a Swiss-based researcher in biochemistry, has nearly tripled his Twitter following since the coronavirus pandemic began.

With 14,000 followers, he posts almost daily, giving explanations on the latest scientific research and, in particular, aims to fight misinformation that spreads as fast as the virus itself.

He is among a growing number of doctors, academics and institutions who in recent weeks have adapted and amplified their scientific messaging in hopes of countering what has been termed an infodemic -- a deluge of information, including widespread false claims, which experts say can pose a serious threat to public health.

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Ted Cruz doesn’t want people shamed with body bags for going to beach: ‘Please stop the hate’

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In early May, Florida attorney Daniel Uhlfelder made news by dressing up as the Grim Reaper in an attempt to scare people from crowding beaches during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Days later, he escalated by laying out body bags on the steps of the Florida capitol building in Tallahassee.

He escalated further on Saturday by announcing he would be handing out body bags to Florida beachgoers and started a fundraiser with the funds going to two progressive Political Action Committees.

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The effort caught the eye of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX).

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