Snopes.com Update - May 18, 2017

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Chris Cornell died unexpectedly in Detroit on 17 May 2017.

 
 
 
 

A potent new mix of drugs includes carfentanil, which is used to tranquilize elephants.

 
 
 
 

Poor reporting and a sensationalized title led some to believe that "adorable drug kingpin" Sarah Furay was let off scot-free due to her father's connections with the Drug Enforcement Agency.

 
 
 
 

Several web sites have revived an old, fake story about the Russian President's fictional former assistant.

 
 
 
 

Immigration arrests increased by nearly 40 percent in early 2017 as newly emboldened agents under President Donald Trump detained more than 40,000 people suspected of being in the country illegally.

 
 
 
 

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