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Correction: Brazil Dam Collapse-Glance story

Correction: Brazil Dam Collapse-Glance storyIn a story Jan. 29 about mining waste accidents, The Associated Press reported erroneously the location of a 1966 mining accident. It was in Aberfan, Wales, not South Wales, Australia.



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Correction: Native American March-Videos story

Correction: Native American March-Videos storyDETROIT (AP) — In stories Jan. 19 and 20 about an encounter between a Native American and a Kentucky student, The Associated Press reported that Indian Country Today said the Native American, Nathan Phillips, was a Vietnam veteran. Military records show that he served in the U.S. Marine Corps but did not serve in Vietnam.



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WaPo Issues Correction after Falsely Labeling Nathan Phillips a Vietnam Vet

WaPo Issues Correction after Falsely Labeling Nathan Phillips a Vietnam VetThe Washington Post issued a correction Tuesday after falsely describing the elderly Native American man whose confrontation with a group of high-school students went viral over the weekend as a veteran of the Vietnam War. “Earlier versions of this story incorrectly said that Native American activist Nathan Phillips fought in the Vietnam War.



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Correction: Trump-Russia Probe story

Correction: Trump-Russia Probe storyWASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Jan. 17 about comments made by President Donald Trump's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, The Associated Press reported erroneously the number of Russians charged with interfering in the 2016 presidential election. It is 25, not 32.



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CORRECTION: Drop beef and save millions of lives, slash emissions: WEF

CORRECTION: Drop beef and save millions of lives, slash emissions: WEFNew research conducted by the Oxford Martin School for WEF showed that efforts to replace meat and especially beef could provide huge benefits for human health and the environment. The organisation, famous for the plush gathering of the world’s rich, famous and influential at the luxury Swiss ski resort of Davos each January, said 2.4 percent of global diet-related deaths could be avoided by moving away from beef.



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Correction: Mansion Fire-Deaths story

Correction: Mansion Fire-Deaths storyCOLTS NECK, N.J. (AP) — In a story Nov. 22 about fires at the homes of two New Jersey brothers, The Associated Press erroneously reported the distance between the homes. They are about 10 miles (16 kilometers) apart, not 80 miles (130 kilometers) apart.



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Correction: Mansion Fire-Deaths story

Correction: Mansion Fire-Deaths storyCOLTS NECK, N.J. (AP) — In some versions of a story Nov. 21 about the death of a family of four, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of a man charged with setting fire to his own home. He is Paul Caneiro, not Caniero.



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Correction: CBS-Parsons story

Correction: CBS-Parsons storyIn some versions of a headline on a story Oct. 21 and 22 about an interim CBS chairman resigning, The Associated Press erroneously reported the last name of the chairman. It's Parsons, not Parson.



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Correction: Shootings-Cincinnati story

Correction: Shootings-Cincinnati storyCINCINNATI (AP) — In a story Sept. 7 about shootings in Cincinnati, The Associated Press misspelled the name of one of the victims based on previous information released by a coroner. It is Prudhvi Kandepi, not Pruthvi.



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Correction: Disabled Child Shot story

Correction: Disabled Child Shot storyPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — In a story Aug. 22 about a mother accused of killing her 7-year-old son and then attempting suicide, The Associated Press misattributed the information about the boy's diagnosis. That information was provided by KTVZ-TV, not family friend Dianna Hansen.



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