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Was Donald Trump at ground zero helping out on 9-11?

"I was down there also, but I'm not considering myself a first responder. But I was down there. I spent a lot of time down there with you." Likely false. (As elaborated in the linked video, ...
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Did Muslims celebrate the attack on 9/11 in New Jersey in 2001?

This has been a widely debunked claim. At best, it is based on second- and third-hand reports of people seeing some people on the rooftops that they assume were Muslims and were celebrating. Snopes ...
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After 9/11 did the police find a fuel calculator with a copy of the koran belonging to one of the Hijackers?

you are finding few hits in your search because the original sources used the phrase "fuel consumption calculator" and didn't know the name of the person. See the 9/12/2001 Boston Globe ...
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Was Donald Trump at ground zero helping out on 9-11?

There seems to be some circumstantial evidence to back up his claims. First, to be fair, neither of those quotes say "on 9/11". But he was at least in the area near ground zero in the days following ...
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Did Muslims celebrate the attack on 9/11 in New Jersey in 2001?

The OP asks: Did thousands of Muslims celebrate the attack on 9/11 in New Jersey? Was video of this celebration broadcast on TV? In case neither is true, is there proof of celebrations that ...
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On 9/11, was Building 7 destroyed in a controlled explosion?

No. WTC7, like most modern skyscrapers, relied on the walls to brace it against storms. Formed of columns tied with I-beams("wind girders"), these walls formed a shell around the building. ...
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Did NIST edit WTC building 7 footage?

I'm going to quote from the comment of @Fizz. It seem the most obvious explanation is that the operator had stopped filming to save tape because nothing interesting was happening for a while. And ...
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Did Kim Clement Predict 9/11?

Cherry Picking In order to actually determine whether Kim Clement is actually making predictions we would need to analyze the complete corpus of his statements. He says a lot. Highlight reels such as ...
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Was Donald Trump at ground zero helping out on 9-11?

Snopes has a picture of Trump near ground zero 7 days after the attacks, so Trump's core claim from this speech -- that he was there -- is true. Though as Snopes points out, very little about what he ...
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Did United 93 passenger Jeremy Glick call with a cellular phone on 9/11?

Thanks to Ben Voigt's suggestion, I note that 35 of the 37 known calls from the flight were placed using Airfone, including the 20-minute call by Jeremy Glick The linked summary indicates that he ...
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Did Fox News later "ban" a show that aired after 9-11?

Yes, Fox did broadcast the series. A 7 May 2002 Salon article explains what happened: Just about the same time that KHOU was stabbing in the dark, reporter Carl Cameron of the Fox News Channel was ...
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Has the US killed close to half a million since 9/11?

The report that you are looking for is available online for free at United States Budgetary Costs of the Post-9/11 Wars Through FY2019. What you are interested in is this quote. The United States has ...
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Did Kai Kostack provide an accurate representation of the NIST simulation of the 7 World Trade Center building collapse?

The video appears to be from the LSDYNA NIST Model of the WTC 7 collapse. From the NIST website itself, we have the link to this video, which I have linked to the time in which a very similar ...
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Is (or was) the air pollution in Beijing worse than "what the first responders at ground zero on 9/11 were breathing"?

Surprisingly, this is pretty easy to resolve: 9/11 First Responders Face A High Cancer Risk But Are Also More Likely To Survive At first it was "pitch black," Cascio recalls. "We ...
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Are the 3 World Trade Center towers the only steel-framed high-rises to collapse due to fire?

No The Plasco Building in Tehran On January 19. 2017, this 17-storey steel-framed building abruptly collapsed after burning for several hours, officially killing 20 firemen. https://www.youtube.com/...
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Did family members of Osama Bin Laden get to leave America during the no-fly restrictions after 9/11?

Many of Osama bin Laden's family were protected by the FBI in the days following the attacks, but did not leave until the flight ban was lifted. CBS News gives a readable account of the events in ...
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Did NIST edit WTC building 7 footage?

This isn't a complete answer, but among the many videos at https://www.nist.gov/photos-videos-and-simulations there are several copies of the same footage that was used in the YouTube video. NBC1 ...
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Were procedures changed on June 1, 2001 about intercepting off-course airplanes?

According to HistoryCommons.org, the rule in place to notify the Secretary of Defense was in place since at least 31 July 1997 HistoryCommons.org has a page titled "Context of 'June 1, 2001: ...
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Can you prove a plane hit Pentagon on September 11, 2001?

I hesitate to answer, and thereby somehow "validate" such a poor quality question, but here goes: This video, from a security camera at a nearby parking lot, captures the time period of the incident. ...
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Did molten aluminum pour from the WTC towers before they collapsed?

Very probably, yes. The thing is, the NIST report does not claim, absolutely definitively, what it is, because no one took sample of the stream of metal at the time if was flowing. They "conclude" ...
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Did Khalid Sheik Mohammed claim that Bush's actions prevented a second wave of attacks against the US?

According to the Washington Post article A horrifying look into the mind of 9/11’s mastermind, in his own words quoting James E. Mitchell : But perhaps the most riveting part of the book is what KSM ...
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Was Donald Trump at ground zero helping out on 9-11?

The two videos¹ that @BeReasonable cited show that Donald Trump was there on or before the thirteenth. NBC News interview, near the WTC rubble, September 13, 2001, talking about his having "hundreds ...
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Was Osama Bin Laden responsible for 9-11?

Here are some bin Laden quotes where he took responsibility for 9/11. October 29, 2004 I will speak to you about the reasons behind these incidents. I will honestly tell you about the minutes in ...
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On 9/11, was Building 7 destroyed in a controlled explosion?

No. I'm making this a separate answer due to the different content compared to the other one, so it can be critiqued separately. Though not directly referenced in the question, this study is one of ...
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Did 295 of Marsh & McLennan employees die in the World Trade Center during 9/11?

Did 295 employees of Marsh & McLennan Companies lose their lifes as a result of 9/11? Yes. The company has erected a memorial for the 295 employees (and 63 consultants), both in real life and ...
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Were Osama Bin Laden's family members flown out of the United States after the 9/11 attacks, during a time when there was a ban on air travel?

They were flown out, but not when air travel was banned. Firstly, civilian air traffic was allowed to resume "at 11 a.m. EDT [eastern daylight time] Thursday [13 September 2001]", so there was only ...
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What is the origin of this photo of a young girl with the caption "The world you were raised to survive in no longer exists"?

That photo appears to be copied from the version here: https://starecat.com/the-world-you-were-raised-to-survive-in-no-longer-exists/ but with the bottom portion cropped off. Bottom right attributes ...
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Were Israeli intelligence agents arrested after cheering 9/11?

Haaretz reported on 17th September 2001: Five Israelis who had worked for a moving company based in New Jersey are being held in U.S. prisons for what the Federal Bureau of Investigation has ...
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