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US man charged with trying to assassinate Obama

Windows on the South portico of the White House are seen on November 17, 2011. The window at center reportedly was hit by gunfire on November 11. A 21-year-old Hispanic man arrested in connection with the incident was charged Thursday with attempting to assassinate US President Barack Obama, a justice department official said. Oscar Ortega-Hernandez was arrested at a hotel near Indiana, Pennsylvania, on November 16. Gunshots were heard November 11 near the White House, about 600 to 700 yards

 

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