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The headquarters of the daily "USA Today" evacuated because of an armed man
The offices of "USA Today" in McLean, April 25, 2016. MARK WILSON / AFP

The headquarters of the American newspaper USA Today was vacated on Wednesday, August 7, the newspaper reported, police having reported the presence of an armed man.

 € œThe alarms sounded in the building as the cars of the police patrols converged on the placesâ €, wrote USA Today, located in McLean, Virginia, in the suburbs of Washington. The Fairfax County Police in the State of Virginia adjoining Washington, advised on Twitter Dâ € ™"Avoid the area", over flown by a helicopter.

At this point, the reasons for the presence of this armed man are not known. The building that houses the editorial also contains other companies. All occupants of the building have been vacued.

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