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NY's JFK airport Terminal 5 briefly evacuated for suspicious package

The international arrivals terminal is viewed at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport.
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The international arrivals terminal is viewed at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport.

A terminal at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport was briefly evacuated Wednesday morning for a suspicious package, according to authorities.

The Port Authority police told CNBC that the evacuation was a precaution because of the package. People began to re-enter the terminal when the scene was cleared.

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