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White House on lockdown after apparent security breach

Friday, November 27, 2015 - 00:46

The White House was on lockdown on Thursday after a person jumped the fence and was immediately caught. Mana Rabiee reports.

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Tense moments on the White House lawn on what should have been a quiet Thanksgiving holiday. A man draped in the American flag jumped the White House security fence but was reportedly arrested right away. The White House was reported to be in lockdown mode and appeared to remain on lockdown after the arrest. President Barack Obama's public schedule says he is in Washington at the White House to celebrate the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday. Details on the fence jumper are still coming in and Secret Service could not be immediately reached for comment. But this appears to be the latest in a string of security breaches at the presidential mansion -- and it comes amid heightened security concerns in the U.S. and other Western countries following the deadly Paris attacks earlier this month.

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White House on lockdown after apparent security breach

Friday, November 27, 2015 - 00:46