U.S. mail bomb threats

FILE - In this undated photo released by the Broward County Sheriff's office, Cesar Sayoc is seen in a booking photo, in Miami. Sayoc, accused of sending pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Donald Trump has been indicted on charges carrying a potential penalty of life in prison. The 30-count indictment in Manhattan federal court was filed on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 against Sayoc. (Broward County Sheriff's Office via AP)
November 09, 2018 - 5:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Florida man accused of sending pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Donald Trump was indicted Friday on charges carrying a potential mandatory penalty of life in prison. The 30-count indictment against Cesar Sayoc was handed up in Manhattan federal court, where Sayoc...
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In this courtroom sketch, pipe bombs suspect Cesar Sayoc seated in court, raises his arm to swear to the truth of his statement of need for assigned counsel, during his presentment in Manhattan Federal Court Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in New York. Sayoc, who faces charges for allegedly mailing more than a dozen explosive devices to prominent Democrats, CNN and critics of Republican President Donald Trump, has been ordered held without bail in New York. At left is Federal Defender Sarah Baumgartel, while standing far right are U.S. marshals. (Elizabeth Williams via AP)
November 06, 2018 - 5:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The man accused of sending pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Donald Trump was ordered held without bail after his first court appearance in New York on Tuesday. Cesar Sayoc, who was transferred from federal custody in Florida, hugged his lawyer after a hearing in which...
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File- In this Aug. 30, 2015, file photo released by the Broward County Sheriff's office, Cesar Sayoc is seen in a booking photo, in Miami. Sayoc will not seek immediate release on bail and agreed Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, to be transferred from Miami to New York to face charges of sending explosive devices to prominent Democrats, critics of President Donald Trump and media outlets. (Broward County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
November 02, 2018 - 3:51 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on pipe bombs sent to critics of President Donald Trump (all times local): 3:45 p.m. The FBI says it has recovered a second package sent to billionaire Tom Steyer that appears similar to pipe bombs that were mailed to prominent Democrats. The FBI says the package was...
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President Donald Trump, right, salutes as he departs Air Force One as he arrives with first lady Melania Trump on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018 in Coraopolis, Pa. The Trumps came to Pittsburgh honor the victims of the deadly shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh's Squirrel Hill neighborhood on Saturday. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
October 30, 2018 - 5:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — CNN's management has taken an aggressive stance against attacks from President Donald Trump after the network was sent explosive devices from a man who allegedly targeted Trump's perceived enemies. In a statement, CNN chief executive Jeff Zucker was critical of the White House's "...
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Law enforcement officials gather outside a U.S. post office facility after reports that a suspicious package was found in Atlanta, Monday, Oct. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
October 29, 2018 - 1:05 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Investigators and bomb squads were called to a post office in Atlanta on Monday about a suspicious package sent to CNN, the FBI said Monday, just hours before a court hearing for a Florida man accused of sending packages containing explosive material to prominent Democrats. The FBI...
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In this Oct. 26, 2018 photo, President Donald Trump points to the media as he speaks during a campaign rally in Charlotte, N.C. Trump is accusing the media of being “the true Enemy of People” in the wake of a mass shooting and a mail bomb plot.(AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
October 29, 2018 - 11:09 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump escalated his attacks on the news media Monday following a week of election-season violence, arguing that "fraudulent" reporting was contributing to anger in the country and declaring that the press was the "true Enemy of the People." Trump tweeted: "There...
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This frame grab from video provided by WPLG-TV shows FBI agents escorting Cesar Sayoc, in sleeveless shirt, in Miramar, Fla., on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. Sayoc is an amateur body builder and former male 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 six stamps and sent them to some of Donald Trump's most prominent critics. (WPLG-TV via AP)
October 29, 2018 - 1:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the hours before his arrest, as federal authorities zeroed in and secretly accumulated evidence, Cesar Sayoc was in his element: spinning classic and Top 40 hits in a nightclub where he'd found work as a DJ. As he entertained patrons from a dimly lit booth overlooking a stage...
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This frame grab from video provided by WPLG-TV shows FBI agents escorting Cesar Sayoc, in sleeveless shirt, in Miramar, Fla., on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. Sayoc is an amateur body builder and former male 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 six stamps and sent them to some of Donald Trump's most prominent critics. (WPLG-TV via AP)
October 28, 2018 - 11:59 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the hours before his arrest, as federal authorities zeroed in and secretly accumulated evidence, Cesar Sayoc was in his element: spinning classic and Top 40 hits in a nightclub where he'd found work as a DJ. As he entertained patrons from a dimly lit booth overlooking a stage...
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This frame grab from video provided by WPLG-TV shows FBI agents escorting Cesar Sayoc, in sleeveless shirt, in Miramar, Fla., on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. Sayoc is an amateur body builder and former male 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 six stamps and sent them to some of Donald Trump's most prominent critics. (WPLG-TV via AP)
October 27, 2018 - 6:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the hours before his arrest, as federal authorities zeroed in and secretly accumulated evidence, Cesar Sayoc was in his element: spinning classic and Top 40 hits in a nightclub where he'd found work as a DJ in the last two months. As he entertained patrons from a dimly lit...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission shows Akayed Ullah, the suspect in the explosion near New York's Times Square on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. Defense attorneys for Akayed Ullah, the man charged in the failed pipe bombing of the New York subway last year, have asked a federal judge to quiz prospective jurors about their exposure to recent media coverage of pipe bombs mailed around the country.(New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission via AP)
October 27, 2018 - 4:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Defense attorneys for the man charged in the failed pipe bombing of the New York subway last year have asked a federal judge to quiz prospective jurors about their exposure to recent media coverage of pipe bombs mailed around the country. Akayed Ullah, a Bangladeshi immigrant, is...
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