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Explosive devices sent to homes of former US presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama

The home of former President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama in Washington. The US Secret Service says a package identified as 'potential explosive device' was sent to former President Barack Obama
Associated Press Reporter

A "functional explosive device" has been found at Hillary and Bill Clinton's suburban New York home, US officials say.

The US Secret Service says a package identified as a 'potential explosive device' was also sent to former president Barack Obama in Washington.

The official says investigators believe the explosive found at the Clinton's home is linked to one found on Monday at the compound of billionaire philanthropist George Soros.

The device was discovered early on Wednesday morning at the Clintons' home in Chappaqua, New York.

Police in New Castle, New York - who cover Chappaqua - say they assisted the FBI, Secret Service and Westchester County authorities in "the investigation of a suspicious package".

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