AP 'sorry' for firing WWII reporter who scooped German surrender in France

Almost 70 years on, the AP news agency apologises for firing reporter who defied military censorship to announce German surrender in France.

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The Associated Press news agency has offered a public apology for firing WWII war correspondent Edward Kennedy after he defied military censorship to exclusively announce one day ahead of official plans the surrender of Germany in a French schoolhouse, reports AP.