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Correction: Trump-DNC Lawsuit story
NEW YORK (AP) -- In an April 20 story about the Democratic National Committee filing a lawsuit over Russian meddling in the 2016 election, The Associated Press reported erroneously that U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz accused former FBI Director James Comey of damaging Hillary Clinton's chances against Donald Trump during a private briefing in January 2017. In fact, she made the accusation on April 16 during an exchange with reporters in her district office in Florida, according to the Sun Sentinel newspaper....

Correction: Hotshots Statue story
PHOENIX (AP) -- In a story April 21 about a statue honoring Arizona wildland firefighters who died in a 2013 fire, The Associated Press reported erroneously, in one instance, the last name of the sculptor. He is Matt Glenn, not Glass....

Correction: Egypt-Nile story
CAIRO (AP) -- In a story April 23 about Egypt's water conservation efforts in response to an Ethiopian dam, The Associated Press reported erroneously that parliament voted to ban water-intensive crops like rice and bananas. The new law would allow the government to ban such crops in some areas, but not in the whole country....

Correction: Armenia-Protests story
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) -- In a story April 22 about protests in Armenia, The Associated Press misspelled the protest leader's name. It's Nikol, not Nikola....

Correction: Polygamous Family-Child's Death story
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- In a story April 19 about a boy from a polygamous family who died, The Associated Press reported erroneously the family's religious affiliation. The family is fundamentalist Mormon, but do not belong to the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints....

Correction: School Security-Illinois story
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- In a story April 19 about an Illinois bill concerning school resource officers, The Associated Press misstated the name of a poverty advocacy group. It is the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law, not the Sargent Shriver Center on Poverty Law. The AP also misspelled the name of one the center's employees. Her name is Michelle Mbekeani-Wiley, not Michelle Mbekani-Wiley....

Correction: Four Dead-Fire story
LAKE OZARK, Mo. (AP) -- In a story April 19 about a deadly Missouri fire, The Associated Press relying on information from fire officials misspelled one of the victims' names. The 8-year-old boy killed is Cason Otto, not Carson....

Correction: Israel at 70 story
JERUSALEM (AP) -- In a story on April 18 and April 19 about Israel's 70th independence day, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Israel's founding document described the country as a "light unto the nations." While the biblical phrase has been widely used by leaders, it does not appear in the Declaration of Independence....

Correction: Obit-Mellon story
In a story April 17 about the death of Matthew Mellon, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Mellon had died at a rehabilitation center in Cancun, Mexico. Police have confirmed that Mellon died in a Cancun hotel room prior to checking into the rehab facility....

Correction: Malaysia-Mahathir Interview story
PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (AP) -- In a story April 18 based on an interview with former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, The Associated Press reported erroneously that he was Asia's longest-serving political leader when he retired. He was one of the region's longest-serving leaders, but not the longest....