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04/18/2013 06:19 pm ET Updated Apr 18, 2013

Premature George Soros Obituary: Reuters Apologizes For Error (PHOTO)

Reuters prematurely published an obituary for billionaire financier and philanthropist George Soros Thursday afternoon.

The news outlet said it "withdrew" the article, which was published at 5:41 p.m. The article still appeared on Reuters' website as of 6:19 p.m.

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Reuters apologized for the incident via Twitter:

Bloomberg View's Matthew Klein may have been first to point out the error:

Others quickly followed:

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