Suspicious packages sent to Robert De Niro Joe Biden AP

A New York police bomb squad says it removed a package of concern Thursday morning from a building in Manhattan associated with actor Robert De Niro.The device was taken from 345 Greenwich St. in the Tribeca neighbourhood around 6:30 a.m.Update: The package has been removed from the location. Expect a heavy police presence and residual traffic in the area as we continue our investigation with our law enforcement partners. #Tribeca— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) October 25, 2018According to The Associate Press, a law enforcement source says the device found Thursday appears to be linked to the others sent to Democratic figures and CNN’s New York City hub. The package looked similar to the others and had a similar device inside.The source said the package looked similar to the others and had a similar device inside.The United States Secret Service intercepted suspicious devices sent to former President Barack Obama in Washington and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in Chappaqua, N.Y. on Wednesday. The Secret Service said the packages were found during a routine mail screening.A police bomb squad was sent to CNN’s offices in New York City Wednesday morning and the newsroom was evacuated because of a suspicious package.A similar package was also sent to billionaire Democratic philanthropist George Soros on Monday. A law enforcement official told the Associated Press that the package discovered at Soros’ home appeared to be a pipe bomb and was in a package placed in a mailbox outside the gates of the compound. A Soros employee opened it just inside the gates, not near Soros’ quarters.None of the bombs detonated, and nobody was hurt.

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