Every international disaster produces its own stream of conspiracy theories. Some are silly but innocuous, such as stories that neither Elvis Presley nor Britain's Princess Diana ever died. Others are more dangerous and enduring, such as claims that the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States were perpetrated by the US government.
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