CBS News | Watch Live: NYPD and officials give update on suspicious packages sent to Time Warner Center
Video includes statements from NYPD Commissioner James O’Neil, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, FBI Special Agent Brian Paarmann (Joint Terrorism Task Force) and other(s). The press conference begins about 3 hours into the CBS News live stream (Begins approximately 2:59 into LIVE STREAM — precise time will be entered when LIVE Stream ends).
-“Suspicious packages” addressed to Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton were intercepted by the Secret Service.
-CNN headquarters in New York and a Florida office of former DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz were also evacuated.
-At least two of the packages included crude but functional low-ordnance explosive devices, according to a law enforcement official.
-The package to CNN was addressed to former CIA director John Brennan, CNN reported, citing law enforcement sources.
-The device at CNN headquarters was removed by the NYPD.
— CBS News
There was also an initially unknown white powder in the suspicious device, according to the FBI.
During press conference New York Governor Andrew Cuomo disclosed that he just learned that a suspicious device was delivered to his Manhattan office.
CBS News security analyst Paul Viollis told CBSN how investigators will be examining the suspicious devices sent to the Obamas, Clintons, George Soros and former CIA Director John Brennan at CNN to gather evidence about who is responsible.
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Suspicious Device at CNN October 24 2018 (SOURCE: NYPD).Supicious Device at CNN October 24 2018 with return address specifying Debbie Wasserman-Schultz