AP responds to hacking of Twitter account

UPDATED on April 24 at 11:42 a.m. ET: The following statement is from Erin Madigan White, manager of AP media relations:

“The @AP Twitter account, which was suspended, is back up. Our longstanding policy has been to refrain from discussing our security measures.”

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The following statement is from Paul Colford, director of AP media relations:

“Earlier this afternoon the @AP Twitter account was hacked. Out of a sense of caution, we have suspended other AP Twitter feeds. We are working with Twitter to sort this out.”

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