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Hackers tweet fake Obama assassination from Fox News account

(CNN) - A Twitter account belonging to Fox News was hacked late Sunday night.

As the weekend came to a close, hackers sent out fake news updates reporting that President Barack Obama had been assassinated.  

The tweets were posted on the @FoxNewsPolitics account.

Fox News said the incident is being investigated, and it "regrets any distress the false tweets created".

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