Published: Wed, October 31, 2018
Global | By Craig Ferguson

ANOTHER DEVICE: An Additional 'Package' is Intercepted Near CNN's Atlanta Offices

ANOTHER DEVICE: An Additional 'Package' is Intercepted Near CNN's Atlanta Offices

Two in the previous batch were directed to CNN, one of which sparked an evacuation of the organization's offices in NY.

Zucker said that there was no imminent danger to the CNN Center, which serves as its headquarters. They've said the packages were staggered, and more could be somewhere in the USA mail system.

The FBI has confirmed that a suspicious package recovered at a post office in Atlanta was addressed to CNN and was "similar in appearance to others".

Friday, police arrested Cesar Sayoc Jr.in Florida, who appeared in court Monday, where Magistrate Judge Edwin Torres agreed to grant Sayoc's defense attorneys more time to prepare a request for bond, The Miami Herald reported.

Pipe bomb suspect Sayoc is due in court on Monday.

This article was written by Matt Zapotosky and Devlin Barrett, reporters for The Washington Post.

The other two packages addressed to CNN were apparent mail bombs.

The fifteenth envelope - a third mailing destined for CNN headquarters in Atlanta after two earlier packages were sent to the station's NY offices - was intercepted Monday afternoon at a postal facility. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., former CIA Director John Brennan and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper.

Federal Bureau of Investigation spokesman Kevin Rowson says evidence collected in connection with a suspicious package addressed to CNN has been sent to the agency lab in Quantico, Virginia. But earlier in the day, CNN President Jeff Zucker announced that a suspicious package addressed to the cable television network was intercepted Monday at an Atlanta post office.

Zucker noted that all mail is being screened off-site - so the offices were never in any danger.

Authorities said the packages discovered last week contained "a live explosive device" and were addressed to former President Barack Obama, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, former Vice President Joe Biden, Sens.

The FBI says its bomb squad in Atlanta is responding to "a suspicious package" at the U.S. Postal Service in downtown Atlanta.

Later on Monday, a manila envelope bearing "some similarities" to last week's packages containing potentially explosive devices was found in an editor's mailbox. Aaronson said he did not know what made Sayoc seem emotional but noted he is facing decades in prison if convicted. He has footage of the suspected pipe bomber at a Donald Trump rally previous year.

Sayoc was arrested Friday outside a South Florida auto parts store after investigators said they identified him through fingerprint and DNA evidence.

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