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AP responds to hacking of Twitter account

, by Erin Madigan White

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.”

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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