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  • Correction: Steve King-Abortion story

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — In a story Aug. 14 about Rep. Steve King’s comments on banning abortion, The Associated Press, relying on a story by The Des Moines Register, inaccurately quoted King as saying, “It’s not the baby’s fault for the sin of the father, or of the mother.” Referring to House support for a ban on abortions, King actually said, “I’ve got 174 people who say they don’t want exceptions for rape and incest because they understand it is not the baby’s fault, to abort the baby, because of the sin of the father, and maybe sometimes the sin of the mother too.”

  • Nike track shoes used in 1972 Olympic trials sell for $50K

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A pair of handmade Nike track shoes from the 1972 Olympic trials has sold for $50,000.

  • Coroner says Dayton gunman had cocaine, alcohol, anti-depressants in his system during the mass shooting that killed 9

    DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Coroner says Dayton gunman had cocaine, alcohol, anti-depressants in his system during the mass shooting that killed 9.

  • Judge: Georgia must scrap old voting machines after 2019

    ATLANTA (AP) — A federal judge overseeing a challenge to Georgia’s outdated voting system said that after years of inaction in the face of warnings about vulnerabilities, state officials have finally taken a solid step in the right direction. But she foreshadowed a looming fight over the state’s new system, writing that “it may be ‘like ‘déjà vu all over again.'”

  • Immigration protesters say 2 hurt when truck drives at them

    CENTRAL FALLS, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island’s attorney general said Thursday he is investigating after a truck drove at a group protesting federal immigration policies at a detention center.

  • Correction: Abortion-Missouri story

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — In a story Aug. 14 about a referendum petition on a new Missouri abortion law, The Associated Press reported erroneously the date that Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft rejected the petition. He rejected the petition June 6, not May 6.

  • Correction: Prison Recordings story

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — In a story Aug. 14 about an investigation into the use by prosecutors of prison recordings, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of the special master appointed by the judge. The special master was David Cohen, not Steve Clymer who defended the U.S. attorney’s office.

  • Clarification: Facebook-Privacy story

    NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Aug. 14 about Facebook paying contractors to transcribe audio clips from users of its Messenger service, The Associated Press reported that Irish data protection regulators said they’d also had “ongoing engagement with Google, Apple and Microsoft” over the issue but didn’t mention Amazon. In Europe, Amazon is overseen by the National Commission for Data Protection in Luxembourg, not data protection regulators in Ireland.

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