A Florida manpleaded guilty on Thursday to using weapons of mass destruction and other crimes in connection with mailing explosives to prominent Democrats and other critics of U.S. President Donald Trump.
Sayoc had been scheduled to go on trial this summer on charges that he mailed rudimentary bombs to 16 targets, including Bill and Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden, several members of Congress, former President Barack Obama and the actor Robert De Niro.
The bombs began turning up weeks before the hotly contested midterms, contributing to an already tense political environment.
He'd been living in a van covered with Trump stickers and images of Trump opponents with crosshairs over their faces.with crosshairs over their faces.
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"Thankfully no one was hurt by these unsafe devices, but his actions left an air of fear and divisiveness in their wake", Geoffrey S. Berman, the USA attorney in Manhattan, said after the plea.
People who knew Sayoc have described his peripatetic existence, saying that he lived for years out of his van while working as a DJ or bouncer at strip clubs. Last week, though, court documents indicated that he planned to change his plea.
A device addressed to the Clintons was discovered the following day, followed a day later by a slew of homemade pipe bombs found at the homes or offices of prominent Democrats. His guilty plea does not guarantee a more lenient sentence - but Judge Jed Rakoff stressed he did not have to hand down a life sentence in September.
"For five days in October 2018, Cesar Sayoc rained terror across the country, sending high-ranking officials and former elected leaders explosive packages through the mail", U.S. Attorney Geoffrey S. Berman said in the statement.
Others targeted included California Sen. The most recent device was intercepted en route to New Jersey Senator Corey Booker on Friday. Wray also said there were potential DNA matches connecting Sayoc to some of the devices.
Assistant Attorney General for National Security John C. Demers added: "Our democracy will simply not survive if our political discourse includes sending bombs to those we disagree with".
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At least two people were removed from or left the Mueller team due to bias against Trump in their internal communications. Mueller, he said, was only appointed by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , and never had to face voters.
Another two individuals are still in custody as the police continue to determine if they were involved in any way. He said they were praying "to our God of all peoples and of all cultures for peace, tolerance and good will".
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Bayer now faces some 11,000 suits from cancer patients and their families, and its second loss paints a dire picture. Litzenburg said he and other attorneys have more than 4,000 similar cases awaiting trial in various state courts.
On Saturday, Tarrant appeared in a Christchurch court to face the first of what is expected to be a host of murder charges. Cahill called for a ban on easily-modified semi-automatic weapons and the creation of a national gun registry. "We are one.
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In each match, Williams was relentless, playing sharp and focused - her lethal, telegenic forehand a highlight of the tournament. Federer won just two more games in the set. 'Physically, it was tough somehow, and the wind didn't help much, ' Pliskova said.
Australia and Singapore joined the growing list of countries that have grounded their Boeing 727 Max aeroplanes overnight. It does not intend to issue new recommendations about the aircraft to customers.
In a joint statement, they said Barr must not give Trump, his lawyers or staff any "sneak preview" of the findings or evidence. But Friday's reports suggest that any further charges will not come from the special counsel, if they come at all.
A short distance away, 39 people were being treated in hospital for gunshot wounds and other injuries inflicted in the massacre. A policeman looks on as locals lay flowers at the Huda Mosque in Dunedin in tribute to those killed and injured in the attacks.
There have also been reports of renewed activity at a North Korean nuclear test site, which have been condemned by Donald Trump . The two Koreas have not met since a failed summit last month between US President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un.
Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea said there has been a slight urise in alleged mob-related violence in NY within the past year . According to reports, Cali's death marks the highest ranking member of a NY crime family to be murdered in decades.
Some wrote to Carlson's advertisers directly on Twitter, asking why they were supporting the conservative host. Media Matters dug up the comments. "I am not defending underage marriage at all", Carlson was recorded saying.
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Israel occupied east Jerusalem in the 1967 Six-Day War and later annexed it in a move never recognised by the global community. Netanyahu thanked President Trump for his statement that it's time to recognize Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights .
In the case of the Lion Air crash in Indonesia, it has raised questions about whether crew used the correct procedures. A Boeing spokesman declined to comment but confirmed the authenticity of the email.
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A fourth person detained in the aftermath of the attack was later determined to be an armed bystander who wanted to help police. Ms Ardern, who arrived in Christchurch Saturday, said the shooter was not on any watchlist and did not have a criminal record.
Since O'Rourke ended the practice when he was 18, the statute of limitations would've run out for him a long time ago. O'Rourke was made aware of Trump's criticism Thursday, but appeared unbothered by it.
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Seventy-nine condemned California inmates have died of natural causes since California reinstated capital punishment in 1978. Newsom signed an executive order granting reprieves to death row inmates and closing the state's execution chamber.