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A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the real facts:

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President Donald Trump's lawyers argued Friday at a federal appeals court in New York that two banks should be stopped from turning over his financial records to House committees seeking them. The case is one of several across the country where Trump is fighting against turning over document…

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — With his characteristic bravado, Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson believed in "Power" so much that he predicted the series would become a massive hit to cast members even before the first episode aired five years ago.

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — These New York lotteries were drawn Friday:

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PARIS (AP) — France opened an investigation on Friday into the alleged rape of minors and a raft of other charges linked to the Jeffrey Epstein case, the chief Paris prosecutor announced.

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A former county health inspector in western New York has been sentenced to probation and community service for filing reports on more than a dozen restaurant inspections that he never really conducted.

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ST. JOHNSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — A 46-year-old man has been sentenced to 40 years to life in prison for killing a young woman whose body was found in a Mohawk Valley field a week after she disappeared while walking home from her job at a convenience store.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say an elevator accident in a Manhattan high-rise apartment building has killed a man who was apparently pinned between the elevator car and the shaft.

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ATLANTA (AP) — The first day of fall semester brought fear to Clark Atlanta University, where students worried about their safety the day after gunshots were fired into a crowd of 200 people outside the school's library.

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NEW YORK (AP) — The judge presiding over the federal sex trafficking charges against Jeffrey Epstein has invited his accusers and their lawyers to a hearing next week where he'll consider prosecutors' request to dismiss the indictment.

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WILSON, N.Y. (AP) — While fishing for steelhead trout on Lake Ontario, the governors of New York and Connecticut say they chatted about how their states can work more closely together, including when responding to emergencies.

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — These New York lotteries were drawn Tuesday:

In the wake of a rule change that will modify federal regulations of the 1997 Flores Settlement Agreement (FSA) – which was later revised by the Obama administration in 2015 – federal and state officials met in Austin to discuss how this policy impacts taxpayers and the likelihood of Congress’ ability to resolve the border crisis in an election year.

MILAN (AP) — Placido Domingo returns to the stage at the Salzburg Festival this weekend to perform for the first time since multiple women accused the opera legend of sexual harassment in allegations brought to light by The Associated Press.