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BREAKING: U.S. Capitol Evacuated


The U.S. Capitol was just evacuated over a threat of a plane flying into controlled airspace that was not responding.

Reports started to break about 45 minutes ago:

While no one was mourning the potential loss of anyone in Congress (too soon?) the disaster was soon averted.

You’re not going to believe this…

The Washington Nationals apparently hired skydivers to drop into their game and no one alerted the authorities.


Someone is about to be fired!

Check this out:

And here:

The AP has confirmed the story and no harm was done:

From the AP:

The U.S. Capitol was briefly evacuated Wednesday evening after police said they were tracking an aircraft “that poses a probable threat,” but the plane turned out to be a military aircraft with people parachuting out of it for a demonstration, officials told The Associated Press.

The alert to evacuate the Capitol came shortly after 6:30 p.m.

The aircraft, a single-engine plane, was reported to be circling around Washington after taking off from Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, two people familiar with the matter. The people said the aircraft did not report taking off and did not have appropriate clearance. The people were not authorized to discuss the matter publicly and spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity.

Ohhh man:


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