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Smoke forces evacuation of White House West Wing

Reporters and photographers were evacuated from the West Wing of the White House early Saturday because of smoke from a faulty piece of equipment.U.S. Secret Service spokesman Max Milien says that at about 7 a.m., smoke was seen coming out of a mechanical room closet on the first floor.People were allowed back into the building about an hour later.Officials say a transformer in the mechanical room overheated. (AP Photos)

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