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    Members of the New York Police Department are seen outside the Time Warner Center after a suspicious package was found inside the CNN Headquarters in Manhattan

    NYPD Evacuates Time Warner Center as More Suspicious Packages Are Searched

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    At least 10 potentially harmful devices and pipe bombs have been mailed this week to prominent US Democratic politicians, including former President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and federal agencies are hunting for the perpetrator or perpetrators.

    Parts of Time Warner Center in New York City were reportedly evacuated for the second day in a row on Thursday because of a suspicious package. According to CBS News, the evacuations started shortly after 8 p.m. local time, when a suspicious package was found on the building's third floor.

    According to the New York Police Department, authorities are evaluating a pair of unattended packages, and a bomb squad has reportedly been called to the scene.

    The evacuation follows Wednesday’s bomb scare, when an explosive device addressed to former CIA Director and current CNN analyst John Brennan was discovered in CNN’s mailroom at its New York City headquarters.

    The FBI is currently conducting an investigation into the pipe bomb packages, which were delivered or intercepted over the past few days. The White House has said it will provide full support to the agency and law enforcement officials to find the person or persons responsible for mailing the parcels.

    On Thursday morning, authorities found two more packages thought to contain explosives that were sent to former Vice President Joe Biden and another one delivered to actor Robert De Niro's film company in Manhattan.

    The FBI has warned that additional packages could be en route to other targets and that the public should not touch, move or handle any suspicious or unknown packages.

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