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Judge sentences man who sent pipe bombs to Dems to 20 years

Aug. 5, 2019 9:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A Florida amateur body builder who admitted sending pipe bombs to prominent Democrats and CNN was sentenced to 20 years in prison Monday by a judge who concluded the bombs purposely were not designed to explode. Cesar Sayoc, 57, wept and crossed himself, appearing relieved, when U.S....

Man who sent pipe bombs to Clinton, CNN faces sentencing

Aug. 4, 2019 11:59 AM EDT

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 a child...

Extremist reported by family pleads guilty to gun charge

Jul. 23, 2019 6:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A man whose relatives reported concerns about his behavior and far-right extremist rhetoric after last year's Pittsburgh synagogue massacre pleaded guilty to a federal gun charge Tuesday. Jeffrey Clark Jr., 30, of Washington, D.C., faces a maximum of 10 years in prison after pleading...

Lawyers seek 10 years instead of life for pipe bomb mailer

Jul. 22, 2019 9:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Attorneys for a Florida man who mailed crudely made pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Donald Trump weeks before the midterm elections say he should spend no more than 10 years and one month in prison. In papers filed Monday, Cesar Sayoc's defenders cited an FBI report released...

FBI report: Mailed pipe bomb devices wouldn't have worked

Jul. 16, 2019 6:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — An FBI analysis of crudely made pipe bombs mailed to prominently critics of President Donald Trump has concluded they wouldn't have worked, according to a report made public Tuesday. The January report on the analysis was filed in Manhattan federal court, where U.S. District Judge Jed S....