You don't get rid of it read it, and laugh.
News agencies are famous for their storytelling/gossip.
You seem to be able to identify this with your question.
First research the story if it doesn't seem to pan out, or if it grabs your attention.
People that are not easily herded like sheep educate themselves.
They ask questions and research the answer for verification.
All stories have some reading value, remember they are all stories until they become true.
Not Many News Stories Come True.