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  • 31 January 2014, 21:13

Suspect Package Found At US Air Force Base

A suspicious package found at an Alabama air force base has initially tested positive for explosive material.

A spokesman for Maxwell Air Force Base said the package was discovered in a post office at the complex during a routine check.

Nearby buildings were evacuated and the main gates closed as a precautionary measure.

The spokesman said the "situation had been resolved" and given the all clear.

It comes as suspicious white powder was posted to at least five New Jersey hotels near the site of Sunday's Super Bowl.

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