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Cory Booker, James Clapper sent suspicious packages, potential bombs: Police

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  • An 11th possible explosive device, addressed to Sen. Cory
    Booker, has been intercepted at a Florida mail sorting facility,
    the FBI said.
  • The news broke as the NYPD started investigating another
    suspicious package in midtown Manhattan, reportedly intended for
    former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper.

An 11th possible explosive device was intercepted Friday, the FBI
said, intended for New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker.

The FBI said it recovered a suspicious package at a Florida mail
facility that was similar in appearance to the 10 others found
this week.

Meanwhile, the NYPD is investigating another suspicious package
in Midtown Manhattan. 

The NYPD tweeted just before 8:45 a.m. that they are
responding to a report of a suspicious package in the
vicinity of West 52nd Street and 8th Avenue.” They advised locals
to avoid the area while they investigate. 

According to NBC, the package found there was addressed to
James Clapper, the former director of national
intelligence. 

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