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US Secret Service director resigns
Resignation of Julia Pierson comes after a series of security lapses involving the protection of the American president.
Last updated: 01 Oct 2014 22:21 GMT
Obama rode lift with armed ex-convict
Report says armed contractor with violent criminal record got in the lift with the US president during Atlanta visit.
Last updated: 01 Oct 2014 01:46 GMT
US names first female Secret Service chief
Obama administration appoints Julia Pierson as director of agency which was marred by prostitution scandal last year.
Last updated: 27 Mar 2013 03:11 GMT
Profile: Julia Pierson
First US Secret Service chief and agency veteran lauded by agents and politicians for her dedication and competency.
Last updated: 27 Mar 2013 03:09 GMT
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