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

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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:


Reuters Top News
Reuters published an obituary of George Soros in error. Reuters withdrew the article as soon as it appeared.

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

Others quickly followed:


zerohedge
Geroge Soros lived to the ripe old age of XXX

Matt Yglesias
It’s also a remarkably ungenerous assessment of Soros’ life and contributions.

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