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Cesar Sayoc charged with 5 federal crimes in mail bomb plot

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Cesar Sayoc was arrested in Florida on Friday and charged with five federal crimes in connection with the mailing of pipe bombs. The announcement of the 56-year-old’s arrest came shortly after two new suspicious packages — one addressed to Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., and another to former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper — were intercepted by authorities in Florida and New York City. Two others sent to Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., and Democratic donor Tom Steyer were later discovered in California. For a recap of the days events, see the live blog below. And visit Yahoo News for the latest updates on the investigation.

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With Yahoo News’ Christopher Wilson and Hunter Walker contributing