untrue story

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Some of them who spoke to the paper indicated that they wished the police would invite them and listen to their side of the incident, because the suspect had narrated a false and untrue story to the police.
Katie wrote: "Honestly another complete utterly untrue story nobody is moving in with me and no wedding plans with anybody next year."
He wrote: "I feel necessary and compelled to respond to another negative untrue story that has been sold to tarnish my reputation once again by certain individuals.
Look how people go hysterical about a completely untrue story published on a satire or parody web site.
Shri Rajput Karni Sena claims that the mirror was invented years after Padmavati lived and therefore it is a completely untrue story.
"But, instead of showing patience and exercising restraint, a totally untrue story has been floated," the spokesman said.
(Wed, Library Theatre) A Liar's Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman 3D (15) Sporadically amusing, frequently dull and utterly unnecessary animated, factually incorrect biography of the late Python star.
GKids is definitely a rising player, distributing such international toons as "From Up on Poppy Hill," "The Painting" and "Zarafa." Monty Python fans, meanwhile, will be on the lookout for recognition for "A Liar's Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman"
Chapman's life and times will be the basis of the forthcoming film A Liar's Autobiography - The Untrue Story Of Monty Python's Graham Chapman, based on his book.
Thanks for writing yet another boring untrue story," she tweeted.
OK, so first off, this is such an untrue story. Obviously there wasn't enough news on Friday, so one paper decided to make this up.
He also claimed the Daily Mail had run an untrue story saying he had driven Hollywood star Owen Wilson to the verge of suicide through drugs.