NEW YORK (AP)—Hackers broke into Fox's political Twitter account early Monday, posting updates saying President Barack Obama had been assassinated.
A series of six tweets coming from the FoxNewsPolitics account reported that Obama had been shot to death inIowa and the shooter was unknown.
Obama plans to spend the July Fourth holiday at a barbecue at theWhite House with military families and administration staffers.
Secret Service spokesman George Olgilvie says the agency wouldn't comment on the tweets.
Fox's political Twitter account has more than 34,000 followers.