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24 Oct 2018
Multiple suspicious packages including two addressed to former first lady Hillary Clinton and former President Barack Obama, have been intercepted and are being investigated by the Secret Service and other authorities.
17 Apr 2018
A new fleet of presidential limousines is set to debut this summer, with one of the Cadillacs already in the possession of the Secret Service.
19 Mar 2017
Twenty-six-year-old Jonathan Tran, who scaled the White House fence last week was on the property's grounds for 16 minutes before he was detained, the U.S. Secret Service said in a statement.

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