Bombings

President Donald Trump holds up a fist after speaking at the 2018 Young Black Leadership Summit in the East Room of the White House, Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
October 26, 2018 - 9:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — All week long, supporters of President Donald Trump played defense as each day brought new reports of more pipe bombs sent to prominent critics of the president. Some suggested the mailings could be a "false flag" operation aimed at ginning up Democratic enthusiasm. Trump himself...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Bojangles' Coliseum, Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
October 26, 2018 - 9:21 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump lectured the media at length on Friday evening, accusing reporters of trying "to use the sinister actions of one individual to score political points" against him hours after police apprehended a staunch supporter of his in connection with the mail-bomb...
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This image obtained Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, and provided by ABC News shows a package addressed to former CIA head John Brennan and an explosive device that was sent to CNN's New York office. (ABC News via AP)
October 26, 2018 - 6:41 pm
A 56-year-old Florida man was charged Friday in the nationwide mail-bomb scare targeting prominent Democrats. Experts had predicted that forensic evidence left behind by the bomb maker would help law enforcement track down a suspect. Here are some of the issues involved: EXAMINING THE DEVICES The...
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FILE - In this March 13, 2018, file photo, Robert De Niro attends the Legacy of Changing Lives Gala at the Ray Dolby Ballroom in Los Angeles. De Niro is calling on people to vote in light of the series of bombs addressed to targets of right-wing anger. A suspicious package containing what authorities described as a crude pipe bomb was discovered at De Niro's New York City office on Thursday, Oct. 25. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
October 26, 2018 - 11:42 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Robert De Niro is calling on people to vote in light of the series of bombs addressed to targets of right-wing anger. In a statement released by his publicist on Friday, the actor says "There's something more powerful than bombs, and that's your vote. People must vote!" A suspicious...
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President Donald Trump gestures after giving his speech at a reception commemorating the 35th anniversary of the attack on Beirut Barracks in the East Room at the White House in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
October 25, 2018 - 7:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed legislation imposing new sanctions against Hezbollah, the Iran-backed terrorist group behind the 1983 Beirut barracks bombings. Speaking Thursday at a White House event marking the 35th anniversary of the attack that killed 241 Marines, Trump said...
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President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a rally at Central Wisconsin Airport in Mosinee, Wis., Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
October 25, 2018 - 11:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump blamed the media Thursday for a "very big part of the Anger we see today in our society," as law enforcement scrambled to find those responsible for sending pipe bombs and other suspicious packages to a list of prominent Democrats including Barack Obama and...
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An officer with the Uniform Division of the United States Secret Service uses his dog to search a checkpoint near the home of President Barack Obama, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, in Washington. The U.S. Secret Service says agents have intercepted packages containing "possible explosive devices" addressed to former President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
October 25, 2018 - 5:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Investigators examining the explosive devices sent to high-profile targets in Washington and New York will be working to glean forensic clues to help identify who sent them, gathering fingerprints and DNA evidence while tracking the origin of the packages and the components used...
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CNN correspondents Jeff Gagliano and Chris Cuomo speak on air in front of the Time Warner Building, where NYPD personnel removed an explosive device Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen).
October 24, 2018 - 11:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — CNN's president on Wednesday denounced the White House for its "total and complete lack of understanding" of the consequences of attacks against the media after the cable news network's New York office and several prominent Democrats were sent pipe bombs. Feelings were raw over a...
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An officer with the Uniform Division of the United States Secret Service uses his dog to search a checkpoint near the home of President Barack Obama, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, in Washington. The U.S. Secret Service says agents have intercepted packages containing "possible explosive devices" addressed to former President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
October 24, 2018 - 10:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Investigators examining the explosive devices sent to high-profile targets in Washington and New York this week will be working to glean forensic clues to help identify who sent them, gathering fingerprints and DNA evidence while tracking the origin of the packages and the...
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President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a rally at Central Wisconsin Airport in Mosinee, Wis., Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
October 24, 2018 - 10:09 pm
MOSINEE, Wis. (AP) — President Donald Trump decried the threat of political violence and called on the media to end its "hostility" on Wednesday, hours after authorities intercepted bombs sent to a news network and prominent Democrats who have been the targets of some of his sharpest barbs. Trump's...
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