U.S. mail bomb threats

FILE - This Aug. 30, 2015, file photo released by the Broward County Sheriff's Office shows Cesar Sayoc in Miami. Sayoc, who created a two-week crisis by mailing 16 packages of inoperative pipe bombs packed with fireworks powder and shards of glass to 13 famous Democrats and CNN is scheduled to learn his punishment Monday, Aug. 5, 2019. (Broward County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
August 05, 2019 - 4:47 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors are calling for a life prison sentence for a Florida amateur body builder who sent pipe bombs to prominent Democrats and CNN. His lawyers say a decade in prison is enough. U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff is scheduled Monday to decide how long Cesar Sayoc will spend behind...
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August 04, 2019 - 5:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Florida man who created a two-week crisis by mailing 16 packages of inoperative pipe bombs packed with fireworks powder and shards of glass to 13 famous Democrats and CNN is scheduled to learn his punishment Monday. Defense lawyers urge leniency, saying Cesar Sayoc, burdened as...
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FILE - This Aug. 30, 2015, file photo released by the Broward County Sheriff's office shows Cesar Sayoc in Miami. Sayoc, who is charged with sending pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Donald Trump, is expected to plead guilty at a hearing in New York on Thursday, March 21, 2019. (Broward County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
March 21, 2019 - 1:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A Florida man pleaded guilty Thursday to sending a wave of pipe bombs to CNN and prominent critics of President Donald Trump, attacks that harmed no one but created fear as the devices turned up, day after day, at locations across the country. Cesar Sayoc sobbed as he entered the...
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FILE - In this undated photo released by the Broward County Sheriff's office, Cesar Sayoc is seen in a booking photo, in Miami. A police report says mail pipe bomb suspect Cesar Sayoc was accused earlier in 2018, with throwing urine from his van at two women on a moped in Florida. The Hollywood Police Department report says Sayoc pulled up near the moped, began yelling obscenities and tossed two vials of urine at the women. The first missed, but the second one drenched one of them. (Broward County Sheriff's Office via AP)
November 30, 2018 - 9:08 am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Mail pipe bomb suspect Cesar Sayoc was accused earlier this year of throwing urine from his van at two women on a moped in an apparent road rage incident in Florida, according to a police report. The Hollywood Police Department report obtained Friday says Sayoc pulled...
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FILE - This Aug. 30, 2015, file photo released by the Broward County Sheriff's office shows Cesar Sayoc in Miami. Pipe bomb suspect Sayoc is making his first court appearance in New York on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. (Broward County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
November 05, 2018 - 9:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The man accused of sending pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Donald Trump is expected to make his first court appearance Tuesday in New York, where prosecutors said they will ask for him to be held without bail because he is considered dangerous. Cesar Sayoc was being...
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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 - 1:24 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The suspect accused of sending pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Trump agreed Friday to be transferred to New York to face charges, while the FBI said an additional package was found addressed to Democratic billionaire donor Tom Steyer. Attorneys for Cesar Sayoc said Friday...
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Beto O'Rourke, the 2018 Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in Texas, speaks to supports during an early morning a campaign stop, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, in Waco, Texas. (Rod Aydelotte/Waco Tribune Herald, via AP)
October 31, 2018 - 1:31 pm
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A spokesman for Texas Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke says the Democratic congressman received threats earlier this year from the suspected pipe bomber in Florida. O'Rourke spokesman Chris Evans says Cesar Sayoc used Facebook to send threatening messages in April. Evans says O'...
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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 - 9:33 am
MIAMI (AP) — Bomb squads were called to a post office in Atlanta on Monday about a suspicious parcel sent to CNN, just hours before a court hearing for a Florida man accused of sending packages containing explosive material to prominent Democrats. The FBI did not identify to whom the most recent...
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October 29, 2018 - 5:30 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is accusing the media of being "the true Enemy of People" in the wake of a mass shooting and a mail bomb plot. Trump tweeted Monday: "There is great anger in our Country caused in part by inaccurate, and even fraudulent, reporting of the news." He added that...
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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 - 5:45 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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