Authorities Say Suspicious Package Intended for Biden Located in Delaware

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The bomb packages were sent as the nation prepared for November 6 elections that will decide whether Democrats take control of one or both houses of Congress from Republicans and deny Trump the majority his party now holds in both chambers.

The NYPD says the device was taken from 375 Greenwich Street in the Tribeca neighborhood around 6:30 a.m. Thursday.

U.S. President Donald Trump blamed news media outlets on Thursday for stirring up anger and hateful political rhetoric as two more suspicious packages were discovered, addressed to former Vice President Joe Biden and actor Robert De Niro.

CNN reports the package had similar markings as the bombs from Wednesday. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, but with her last name misspelled. Officials removed the device from the scene.

This comes just one day after a number of Democrat officials received suspicious packages.

Suspected devices were also sent to several high-profile Democrats and CNN, which the Federal Bureau of Investigation said it was investigating as an act of terrorism.

The packages were meant to arrive at the homes of the top Democrats but were intercepted by the authorities.

A series of pipe bombs sent to prominent Democrats including Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton has deepened political tensions and fears two weeks before national midterm elections. This time, the package, which appears to contain a pipe bomb, was found at the TriBeCa Grill, which is owned by Robert DeNiro, a vocal opponent of Donald Trump.

None of the bombs detonated and no one was injured.

"We need to come together and send one very clear unmistakable message that threats or acts of political violence of any kind have no place in America".

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The package sent to the Obamas was addressed to their Washington D.C. home.

"The protectees did not receive the packages, nor were they at risk of receiving them", Secret Service said in the statement. It matches the description of those sent to the other officials.

"An explosive sent to CNN prompted the evacuation of the Time Warner Center in NY, but no one was hurt". The former Central Intelligence Agency director frequently appears on CNN.

Joe Biden: Authorities are trying to track down a package addressed to the former vice president, two law enforcement sources told CNN on Wednesday night.

The package sent to the actor also had the same return address as the others: that of Democratic US Rep.

The package contained an envelope of white powder that experts were analysing, Police Commissioner James O'Neill said.

That follows a pipe bomb found in George Soros' mailbox by a property caretaker Monday afternoon in Katonah, N.Y. The package was hand-delivered.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo ordered "100 additional National Guard soldiers and directing State law enforcement to double security at vital assets across NY, including LaGuardia and JFK, mass transit systems, and bridges and tunnels".

Mr Obama and Mrs Clinton were among the targets of pipe bombs delivered to several high-profile Democrats and CNN in what NY officials have called an act of terrorism. "Thus far, they have shown no comprehension of that".

In addition to its appearance, the package also had the same return address as the others: that of Democratic Rep.