Who got what, when: A timeline of when the bombs were found

Who got what, when: A timeline of when the bombs were found

Another package reportedly containing explosives was also sent to former President Barack Obama.

According to a statement from the US Secret Service, the first package recovered was addressed to Mrs Clinton late on 23 October.

While the package addressed to Barack Obama was intercepted by Secret Service personnel in Washington DC early on Wednesday.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said the device found at the CNN building is "clearly is an act of terror".

Police intercepted a live explosive device and an envelope containing white powder at the Time Warner Center, where the CNN newsroom in NY is based, Police Commissioner James O'Neill told the news conference.

The five other packages confirmed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in its statement were all described as consisting of a manila envelope with a bubble-wrap interior containing "potentially destructive devices".

During an event at the White House Wednesday, the president said the safety of the American people is his highest and absolute priority. The full weight of our government is being deployed to conduct this investigation and bring those responsible for these despicable acts to justice, ' he said in remarks at the White House.

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The FBI said it was investigating the packages. It was not immediately clear who the package was addressed to, but CNN evacuated its newsroom as a precaution.

In the original packaging that contained a live explosive that was sent to CNN, there is also a white powder that is being tested, New York Police Commissioner James P. O'Neill said.

Minutes after the Secret Service made its announcement on the potential explosives targeting Clinton and Obama, news broke that a suspicious package was sent to the Time Warner Center in New York City, the location of CNN's headquarters.

As for the device at the Clintons home. the package was addressed specifically to Hillary.

Soon after these threats were made public, the NY office of CNN was evacuated due to the discovery of a third suspicious package.

President Donald Trump has weighed in on the suspicious packages that continue to target politicians and news outlets.

NBC has obtained a photograph of one of the explosive devices intercepted by law enforcement officials this week, as a rash of suspicious packages were sent to leading liberal figures.

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