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Suspicious package briefly clears Newark airport terminal

By the CNN Wire Staff
  • Bomb squad determines there is no threat
  • The package was a computer monitor
  • "It appears there is no cause for alarm," FBI says

New York (CNN) -- Authorities gave an all clear at Newark, New Jersey's Liberty International Airport on Monday morning after briefly shutting down Terminal A due to a "suspicious package," according to the FBI.

The package was determined to be a computer monitor emitting small amounts of radiation, which is typical of the device, said FBI Special Agent Bryan Travers.

"The device is being shipped to the same destination as its owner, who is already in flight," Travers said. "It appears there is no cause for alarm."

The Union County Bomb Squad determined the package had no imminent threat, the FBI said.