Twitter says no signs U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters' account was hacked

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(Reuters) - Twitter Inc said on Tuesday it did not find any signs that U. S. Representative Maxine Waters' Twitter account had been hacked, after an earlier tweet sent from the California Democrat's verified profile claimed the account had been erased.

"I have been hacked and my Twitter account has been erased," the tweet said just before noon Eastern time. "I know who has done this. I will take care of this. M Waters."

Some Twitter users poked fun at the strange situation, pointing out the tweet came from her verified account, which still existed on the site.... (Read more)