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Correction: Uber-Sexual Assaults story

December 6, 2019 GMT
FILE - This Wednesday, June 21, 2017, file photo shows the building that houses the headquarters of Uber, in San Francisco. Uber acknowledged more than 3,000 sexual assaults occurred during U.S. Uber rides in 2018, the company said in a long-awaited safety report. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
FILE - This Wednesday, June 21, 2017, file photo shows the building that houses the headquarters of Uber, in San Francisco. Uber acknowledged more than 3,000 sexual assaults occurred during U.S. Uber rides in 2018, the company said in a long-awaited safety report. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a story first published on Dec. 5, 2019, about the safety of Uber’s ride-hailing service, The Associated Press erroneously reported the number of reported rapes in 2018. There were 235 reports of rape, not 229. There were 229 rapes reported in the previous year, 2017.