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AP Twitter account hacked; Tweets false White House blast report

 
AP Twitter account hacked; Tweets false White House blast report
Posted April 23rd, 2013 @ 1:26pm

(Washington, DC)  --  The Associated Press is confirming a hacker is responsible for an AP tweet reporting two blasts at the White House.  The tweet saying President Obama had been injured came shortly after 1 p.m.  Shortly afterwards, a Washington AP writer said the tweet should be ignored.  Stocks took a hit after the report, but quickly rebounded. 

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