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  • Skaught
    Skaught wrote:
    <p>Hackers took control of a FoxNews.com Twitter account on Monday and sent six false tweets saying that <span id="lw_1309806195_4">U.S. President Barack Obama</span> had been shot dead, prompting an investigation by <span id="lw_1309806195_2">the Secret Service</span>.</p> <p>The first hacked tweet appeared around 2 a.m. and said: "@BarackObama has just passed. The President is dead. A sad 4th of July, indeed. President Barack Obama is dead."</p> <p>The next one, "@BarackObama has just passed. Nearly 45 minutes ago, he was shot twice in the lower pelvic area and in the neck; shooter unknown. Bled out."</p> <p>Obama is celebrating the July 4 Independence holiday with his family at <span id="lw_1309806195_7">the White House</span> and was due to host military families to watch Fourth of July fireworks in the evening.</p> <p>Fucked up.<br /><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/foxnews-website-hacked-false-tweet-says-obama-shot-131341952.html">http://news.yahoo.com/foxnews-website-hacked-false-tweet-says-obama-shot-131341952.html</a></p>

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