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UDATED: 9:02 a.m. EDT, Oct. 25, 2018: 

Authorities have recovered two new suspicious packages addressed to a political figure and Oscar-Winning actor. A suspicious package addressed to former Vice President Joe Biden at a mail facility in New Castle, Delaware. This morning another package was found, addressed to actor Robert Deniro.

UDATED: 12:19 p.m. EDT, Oct. 24, 2018: 

Police are investigating a possible suspicious package found at the Florida office of Democratic Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz on Wednesday (Oct. 24), WTVJ, an NBC-owned television station, reported. The investigation comes just hours after the Secret Service intercepted suspected explosive devices mailed to Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. Maxine Waters was delivered one as well.

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Potential explosive devices were mailed to the homes of the Obamas and the Clintonsaccording to CNN.

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The Secret Service intercepted both suspicious packages during a screening process.  One package was addressed to Hilary Clinton in New York and the other was addressed to Barack Obama in Washington D.C.

CNN reports:
Neither Obama nor Clinton received the packages or were at risk of receiving them, the Secret Service said. They were discovered during “routine mail screening procedures as potential explosive devices and were appropriately handled as such.” The FBI said the package intended for Clinton was found in the vicinity of her residence in Chappaqua, New York, but offered no additional comment, citing the ongoing investigation. Representatives for the Clintons referred press inquiries to the Secret Service, and a spokeswoman for Obama did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Both packages were sent at the same time and are being investigated.


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