TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) — In a story Nov. 11 about Typhoon Haiyan, The Associated Press incorrectly reported that a tsunami in the south in 1976 killed 5,791 people. The actual number is 4,791 dead, according to a 1978 study by the Special Committee on Tsunami Warning System of the National Committee on Marine Sciences, National Science Development Board.
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TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — In a story Dec. 5 about an American teacher killed in Libya, The Associated Press erroneously attributed a statement from The Austin Stone Community Church. The statement came from Dave Barrett, an executive pastor at the church, not Daphne Bamburg, a church employee who emailed Barrett’s statement.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych met with his Russian counterpart Friday to discuss closer cooperation, while protests clung to the capital over Ukraine’s decision to scrap a deal with the EU.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Seeking to reassure wary allies, Vice President Joe Biden on Friday pushed back against those who question America’s commitment to Asia, which has at times been obscured by an array of distractions at home and abroad.