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We live in very interesting times.
According to CNN, Explosive devices were found in the mail to former President Barack Obama as well as the home of former president Bill and Hillary Clinton.
The Secret Service says, “has intercepted two suspicious packages addressed to Secret Service protectees, [Obama and Clinton]. The packages were immediately identified during routine mail screening procedures as potential explosive devices and were appropriately handled as such. The protectees did not receive the packages nor were they at risk of receiving them.”
CNN’s offices at the Time Warner building in Manhattan were also evacuated after a suspicious package was found in their mailroom.
Another package, was also sent to the White House and intercepted according to CNN.
Billionaire philanthropist George Soros also had a suspicious package sent to his home, and found on Monday.
We will give you more information as it becomes available.
NYPD @NYPDSpecialops Officers are investigating a suspicious package in Columbus Circle. Please avoid the area. Expect a police presence and heavy traffic in the area. More information to follow. pic.twitter.com/203sNbyUzd— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) October 24, 2018