White Powder Envelopes Close Nyc Bank Branches

(Reuters) - A rash of incidents involving envelopes containing a suspicious white powder had police scrambling around New York City on Monday and forced the nation's fourth-biggest bank, Wells Fargo & Co, to shut down five branches.

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