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# secret service
Toddler reunited with parents after squeezing through White House fencing
US Secret Service officers retrieved the child and handed him to his parents on Pennsylvania Avenue.
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# Inauguration
Security services will be ready for Biden’s inauguration, says Secret Service agent in charge of the event
The inauguration will be held in the same spot at the US Capitol where the pro-Trump mob descended last Wednesday.
# Washington DC
Trump evacuated from press conference after man shot by Secret Service outside White House
The US President later returned to address reporters after the incident yesterday evening.
# US Election
US Secret Service agents forced to quarantine after Trump rally in Tulsa, US media reports
Further Trump campaign rallies are scheduled for Florida and North Carolina.
# another one gone
The head of the US Secret Service is stepping down
No reason was given for the sudden departure of former Marine general Randolph ‘Tex’ Alles.
# suspicious packages
Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and CNN targeted with suspected explosive devices
Suspect packages sent to other top Democrats are also being investigated.
# Eagle has spent
Secret Service says it can't pay overtime because of Trump's travel and large family
Trump has travelled nearly every weekend to his properties in Florida, New Jersey and Virginia.
# secret service
Man arrested after White House 'bomb scare'
President Donald Trump was away in Florida at the time of the incident last night.
# secret service
Donald Trump bundled off the stage at rally over gun scare
The US Secret Service later said someone in the crowd had shouted “gun” but that no weapon was found.
# Assassination
John Hinckley, the man who shot US President Ronald Reagan, is now a free man
He had been residing in a psychiatric hospital after being found not guilty by reason on insanity following the crime.
# Las Vegas
British man tried to steal police officer's gun to kill Donald Trump
Authorities said Michael Steven Sandford (20) pretended to want Trump’s autograph before attempting to take the weapon.
# Hassled
Mary Lou says she was subjected to 'very invasive' security searches in the US
The Sinn Féin deputy leader intends to meet with the US ambassador to Ireland about the matter.
# fdotus
Secret Service foils plot to kidnap President Obama's pet dogs
The man arrested over the plot told agents he was ‘Jesus Christ’.
# Top Guns
Secret Service agents didn't spot four men fishing in Joe Biden's back garden
It’s ok, a neighbour rang the police.
# robert lee moore
US Secret Service officer accused of sexting girl he thought was 14, while on duty in the White House
Robert Lee Moore sent a series of explicit and graphic messages and photos to two undercover federal agents.
# secret service
Reporters flee live televised White House press briefing over bomb threat
The incident began with a threatening phone call.
# bitcoin-ing it
Special agents probing the Silk Road drug website allegedly helped themselves to Bitcoin
Two agents have been charged with stealing the online currency after Silk Road was seized by the FBI.
# Security
The White House was sent an envelope filled with cyanide
There were no injuries or exposure concerns.
# Oops
Man who crashed drone onto White House grounds says it was an accident
President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, were overseas when the quadcopter struck the southeast side of the grounds at about 3am.
# It is a good Shubbery
Secret Service assumed White House intruder would be stopped by bushes
Not the Presidential dynasty. Actual bushes.
# gone
US Secret Service chief resigns over security breaches
Julia Pierson had only taken up her post 18 months ago after a prostitution scandal erupted within the agency
# white house down
White House intruder was carrying a knife
The Secret Service is stepping up security at the White House after the incident.
# white house down
Man jumps White House fence and makes it through the doors before being caught
US President Barack Obama was not in the building at the time.
# bored stiff
This photo of a bored kid in the Oval Office is the best thing you'll see today
Because when a kid is bored, a kid is bored.
# not so secret service
The CIA are answering gas questions from people on Twitter
And they cleared up a big mystery.
# eurotrip
Obama's secret service agents sent home after getting drunk in Amsterdam
“One of them was found drunk and passed out in a hotel hallway,” according to the Washington Post.
# Secret Agents
White House defends Secret Service amid new claims of prostitutes and extramarital affairs
The Washington Post reported this week that agents had misbehaved in 17 countries in recent years.
# Secret Agents
Two of Obama's Secret Service agents removed for 'misconduct'
An investigation found two agents sent sexually suggestive emails to a female colleague.
# Washington DC
Investigators seek answers after woman shot dead following White House car chase
The woman with a toddler in her car tried to ram a White House barrier before a high-speed car chase which ended in her being shot dead.
# seamus bond
The 9 best Twitter suggestions for an Irish James Bond film
#IrishBond was trending all day today.
# bush
George Bush Senior shaved his head in solidarity with a young cancer patient
The former US president decided to get the chop after seeing members of his security detail shave their heads.
# Elections
Luxembourg PM Juncker resigns in spy scandal
A fixture on the European scene during the financial crisis, Juncker recently faced Luxembourg’s first confidence vote in 150 years.
# Cold War
Married couple jailed for spying on Germany for more than 20 years
The couple left hidden messages for the Russian secret services in comments under YouTube videos.
# incognito
US secret agents are dressing up as Irish farmers during the G8
Local residents have said they’ll stick out because their tractors are brand new.
# Explainer
Here's what the poison sent to Barack Obama can do
The toxin ricin is feared – with good reason.
# poison
Suspect arrested after 'ricin' poison letter sent to Obama
The man was arrested at his home in Mississippi after an investigation.
# secret service
Obama names first female Secret Service chief
The White House announced the appointment of Julia Pierson, who has worked for the agency for 30 year, this afternoon.
# Mitt Romney
Man arrested after approaching Romney at White House
US Secret Service officers said the man had become “combative”.
# Syria
Syrian rebels set up independent intelligence service
Members say they will be a security shield over the ‘sons of the revolution’ – but will hunt down abusers on either side.