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AP's Twitter account is hacked.
The Associated Press sent out this alarming tweet after its account was hacked on Tuesday:
Breaking: Two Explosions in the White House and Barack Obama is injured
— The Associated Press (@AP) April 23, 2013
The false alarm was retweeted over 3,000 times and sent the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeting. The AP Twitter account has now been suspended -- see AP's own story on it here.
The White House was quick to respond to the alert from the respected news organization, with a spokesperson assuring the public that President Barack Obama is in fact doing "fine." Watch it here: