New batch of suspicious packages follows Soros bomb scare

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BEDFORD -

The suspicious packages sent to the Clintons, former President Barack Obama, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and CNN offices in New York City come days after a pipe bomb was found at the Westchester home of billionaire George Soros.

That makes two explosive devices found in Westchester County in just three days.

The first was found in the mailbox of George Soros' Bedford home Monday afternoon.

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Law enforcement officials say an employee at Soros' estate found what they say was a pipe bomb in a package. That employee placed it in a wooded area and called authorities.

The liberal philanthropist, who often supports Democratic candidates, has been the subject of several right-wing conspiracies.

Soros was not home when the device was discovered.

Bedford police are reassuring residents the community is safe. The FBI is continuing its investigation into who sent the bomb and why.

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