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Philippine paper falls for fake Aquino Time cover

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A top Philippine newspaper Saturday was taken in by a spoof cover of Time magazine depicting President Benigno Aquino with his mouth agape, running the picture on its front page. 

A newspaper vendor shows a copy of a local newspaper featuring a spoof Time magazine cover (C) on a street in Manila on April 20, 2013. A top Philippine newspaper on April 20 was taken in by a spoof cover of Time magazine depicting President Benigno Aquino with his mouth agape, running the picture on its front page.

"We stand corrected. It was an honest mistake," said a short statement issued by the Inquirer's editor-in-chief Letty Jimenez-Magsanoc.

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