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retraction

ree trak shuhn

  • n  a disavowal or taking back of a previous assertion
  • n  the act of pulling or holding or drawing a part back
    the retraction of the landing gear
    retraction of the foreskin

  • Blair, moreover, appears to be sticking by the Niger uranium allegation despite the White House retraction, insisting that it was based on sources besides the forged letters.
  • The retraction set off a firestorm in the blogosphere and on talk radio.
  • A spokesperson at the journal said that they had not yet received a retraction request, but have e-mailed all 25 co-authors asking for clarification of the fabrication allegations.
News & Articles

  • Video: Statement from family of Minn. Man linked to Nazi atrocities
    The family of a Minnesota man seeks a retraction from The Associated Press after it was reported that Michael Karkoc commanded a Nazi SS-led unit in World War II and lied about his wartime past when immigrating to the United States. Karkoc's son Andriy read their statement.
    June 18, 2013 - CBS News
  • Goldman's End Of Day Recap, Or Crossing Into The Twilight Rabbit Hole Zone
    When Goldman "explains" the intraday 150 point Dow Jones swing citing a "nouveau press" article, with the subsequent retraction of the same article (on Twitter, of all places) by its own author explaining the snapback, it is unclear if one must laugh, cry, or just lock the door on the way out. From Goldman's S&T desk: The power of the press (and the nouveau press)! Following a very solid open ...
    June 17, 2013 - Zero Hedge
  • Sound Off: Texting and driving makes no sense
    I'm calling in regards to Sunday's paper about Sound Off about the person who called in about texting while driving and that they might lose their job and they can't do this and they can't do that. It's about the people they end up killing so I think there ought to be a retraction about that. It doesn't make sense texting and driving.
    June 16, 2013 - The Troy Record
Quotes

  • Donald Trump in FOXNews
    In a phone interview with The Associated Press, Trump said he appreciated that Walters "did a retraction" and claimed the show's "ratings are up because of people like me."
  • Oscar Goodman in FOXNews
    Fellow Democrat Oscar Goodman responds, "That's outrageous...... He owes us a retraction. What's a better place, as I say, than for them to come here? And to change their mind and to go someplace else and to cancel and at the suggestion of the...
  • Courtney Love in Belfast Telegraph
    For the record this Guitar Hero shit is breach of contract on a bully's part and there will be a proper addressing of this and retraction,Love wrote. "We are going to sue the shit out of Activision."

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