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In this undated photo released by the Broward County Sheriff's office, Cesar Sayoc is seen in a booking photo, in Miami. Federal authorities took Sayoc, 56, of Aventura, Fla., into custody Friday, Oct. 26, 2018 in Florida in connection with the mail-bomb scare that earlier widened to 12 suspicious packages, the FBI and Justice Department said. (Broward County Sheriff's Office via AP)
October 27, 2018 - 10:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Cesar Sayoc is an amateur body builder and former stripper, a loner with a long arrest record who showed little interest in politics until Donald Trump came along. On Friday, he was identified by authorities as the Florida man who put pipe bombs in small manila envelopes, affixed...
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President Donald Trump arrives for a rally at Southern Illinois Airport in Murphysboro, Ill., Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
October 27, 2018 - 7:44 pm
MURPHYSBORO, Ill. (AP) — President Donald Trump mourned the dead and forcefully condemned anti-Semitism Saturday after a mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue that left 11 dead. But faced with another national tragedy, he did not long turn his focus away from the midterm elections or himself...
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This frame grab from video provided by WPLG-TV shows FBI agents covering a van after the tarp fell off as it was transported from Plantation, Fla., on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, that federal agents and police officers have been examining in connection with package bombs that were sent to high-profile critics of President Donald Trump. The van has several stickers on the windows, including American flags, decals with logos and text. (WPLG-TV via AP)
October 26, 2018 - 6:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal authorities on Friday captured a Florida man with a criminal history and a fervor for President Donald Trump and accused him of sending at least 13 mail bombs to prominent Democrats, capping a nationwide search in a case that spread fear of election-season violence with...
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Tom Steyer, a billionaire funding efforts to impeach President Trump, says that Democrats are mistaken to downplay such calls.
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October 26, 2018 - 11:46 am
Two suspicious packages were intercepted at California mail facilities, as authorities arrested a suspec t in Florida on Friday for the series of mail bombs that have been discovered this week.
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October 26, 2018 - 6:52 am
By MICHAEL BALSAMO, COLLEEN LONG and ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- Suspicious packages addressed to New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker and former National Intelligence Director James Clapper — and similar in appearance to pipe bomb devices sent to other prominent Democrats — have...
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October 25, 2018 - 12:14 pm
A man and a woman perished after apparently plummeting from a well-known overlook in Yosemite National Park, the park announced in a statement on Thursday.
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A police officer blocks off an area responding to reports of a suspicious package in the Tribeca neighborhood in New York on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018
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October 25, 2018 - 6:17 am
Suspicious packages addressed to actor Robert De Niro and former Vice President Joe Biden were intercepted Thursday, and investigators said they were similar to crude pipe bombs sent to former President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and CNN.
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October 25, 2018 - 5:00 am
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS Radio) -- A Bay Area woman with a sense of outrage and an embroidery machine is cranking out likenesses of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg meant to be worn on the middle finger. South Bay resident Lynne Blazer told KCBS Radio reporter Holly Quan she'd been watching the...
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An NYPD bomb squad vehicle departs an area outside Time Warner Center on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, in New York. Law enforcement officials say a suspicious package that prompted an evacuation of CNN's offices is believed to contain a pipe bomb. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen)
October 24, 2018 - 5:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A sudden wave of pipe bombs targeting Hillary Clinton, former President Barack Obama, other prominent Democrats and CNN was thwarted without physical harm, but an anxiety-filled day on Wednesday deepened political tensions and fears two weeks before national midterm elections...
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