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Tag Archives: Secret Service

GOP lawmaker: Possible White House cover-up

WASHINGTON — A lawmaker leading a congressional inquiry into the Secret Service raised questions Thursday about a White House volunteer’s possible involvement in a prostitution scandal that rocked the agency two years ago. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, chairman of the House ...

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White House intruder: Security changes weighed

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is “obviously concerned” about a weekend White House breach by an ex-soldier with a small knife who scaled a fence, sprinted across the lawn and entered the mansion before being arrested, a spokesman says. The ...

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Cyber cops: Target hackers may take years to find

WASHINGTON — Secret Service investigators say they are close to gaining a full understanding of the methods hackers used to breach Target’s computer systems last December. But the agency said it could take years to identify the criminals who stole ...

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Man charged with threatening president held

A mental health evaluation is being arranged for a Greece man who allegedly threatened to kill President Barack Obama during an April 26 telephone conversation with an employee at the Monroe County Board of Elections. Christopher Ludwig, 28, appeared for ...

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Secret Service tape from Reagan attack is released

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A Secret Service audiotape 30 years old sheds light on the chaotic aftermath of Ronald Reagan's shooting when neither the president nor his guardians realized he'd been shot, and an agent's snap decision to get him to a hospital might have saved his life.

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