More Suspicious Packages Found, These To Booker, Clapper

By MICHAEL BALSAMO, COLLEEN LONG and ERIC TUCKER , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Suspicious packages addressed to New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker and former National Intelligence Director James Clapper — and similar in appearance to pipe bomb devices sent to other prominent Democrats — have been intercepted, the FBI said Friday, as investigators scrambled…

Merkel Threatens Action for Saudi Writer Slaying

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi (all times local): 9:30 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says her country is prepared to take “appropriate measures together with international partners” following the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi. Merkel’s office didn’t elaborate on the warning in a statement Thursday following…

NYC Police Bomb Squad Recovered Suspicious Package Addressed To Robert DeNiro

NEW YORK  (AP)  A New York City police bomb squad has recovered a suspicious package addressed to Robert DeNiro, and investigators say it may contain a device similar to others sent to Democratic figures, a law enforcement official tells The Associated Press. Security personnel at Tribeca Productions summoned police at around 5 a.m. on Thursday.…

NATO’s Peacetime Drill Kicks Off; Angers Moscow

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — NATO’s biggest military maneuvers since the Cold War have started in Norway in a hypothetical scenario that involves restoring the Scandinavian country’s sovereignty after an attack by a “fictitious aggressor.” Russia, which shares a border with Norway, was briefed by NATO on the Trident Juncture 2018 drill and invited to monitor…