Newark Airport Terminal A evacuated after pressure cooker found, officials say

A suspicious package in Terminal A at Newark Liberty International Airport was given the all-clear, after the area was evacuated over a pressure cooker found there on Saturday afternoon, the airport and Port Authority officials said.

Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police tweeted that a pressure cooker was found in the terminal about 5:30 p.m., adding that they were waiting for the arrival of a bomb squad.

The airport tweeted about 40 minutes later saying that the package has been cleared.