Agents nab possible explosive devices sent to Obama, Clinton

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According to officials, the suspicious packages have semblance with the one left at the home of a billionaire philanthropist, George Soros, on Monday, October 22, Independent reports.

Democratic party leaders in Congress said Trump's call for unity rang hollow because of his past statements condoning acts of violence. "Terrorism, the attempt to spread fear is the world that we live in", New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said in a press conference. "This egregious conduct is abhorrent".

ORIGINAL: While reporting that bombs were sent to Bill and Hillary Clinton's home and Barack Obama's office, CNN had to evacuate their own building due to a "suspicious package" that was found inside the mailroom. A caretaker found the package in his mailbox and alerted law enforcement officials, who were able to safely detonate the device.

A building worker in Tribeca said he found the suspicious package addressed to De Niro at 375 Greenwich Street, which houses De Niro's Tribeca Productions and his restaurant Tribeca Grill.

The New York Police Department's bomb squad believes package appeared to be an explosive device and the situation was under control, CNN reported.

The package sent to CNN was apparently addressed to former CIA Director John Brennan, who served under President Obama.

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"The U.S. Secret Service has intercepted two suspicious packages addressed to Secret Service protectees", it added. Both towns are about one hour outside of New York City.

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders strongly condemned the threats lodged against the Clintons and the Obamas. The FBI confirmed that the package was similar to the others. The office has been evacuated, according to CNN. It was compact, perhaps about the length of a wooden spoon, and contained wires and a black pipe, officials said.

The other was intercepted by the US Secret Service (USSS) on Wednesday morning.

The New York FBI said it was aware of the package targeted at the Clintons and is investigating, but declined to comment further.

"The next day, late on Tuesday, another explosive device that was addressed to Hillary Clinton was intercepted before it reached her home in a town near where Soros lives".

The device was detected during a routine search of the post at the Clintons' home.

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