AP Twitter service restored after being hacked

US news agency Associated Press has announced that its Twitter service is back up and running after being hacked yesterday:

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The @ap Twitter account, which was suspended after being hacked, has been secured and is back up. Thank you for your patience. - @ericcarvin

A false announcement on the Twitter feed saying that President Obama had been injured in blasts at the White House triggered a dramatic drop in the US stock market yesterday.

Read: US stock market briefly plunges after hacked AP tweet

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