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CNN’s NY offices evacuated due to bomb threat

CNN’s NY offices evacuated due to bomb threat

"Due to the threat, the office has been evacuated", Stelter tweeted shortly after 10:30 p.m.

"The NYPD has now given us the all clear, and employees have been permitted to return to the building". When programming returned, a taped version of Anderson 360 began broadcasting. The caller said there were as many as five bombs planted in the building, according to the anchor.

The threat was not substantiated, the New York Police Department tweeted.

The NYPD completed a sweep of the building in Columbus Circle and deemed it safe just before midnight.

Chris Cuomo also tweeted about the incident, but said employees expected to be allowed back into the building 'ASAP'.

North Korea expands long-range missile base as Trump seeks second summit
But despite the meetings and ongoing talks, many in Washington remain skeptical of the North Korea's seriousness. His remarks come as the North has protested the sanctions regime, contributing to the recent impasse in U.S.

The building was evacuated during Don Lemon's live show.

"Basically the police are telling us it was an unsubstantiated telephone threat to the Time Warner Center", Dienst reported.

At about 11:55 PM local time, the police informed CNN that the offices were cleared, and no bombs were found.

Security officers evacuated the building as a precaution and called police. "FAKE NEWS - THE ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE!" the tweet said.

That package was addressed to former CIA Director John Brennan, who was a contributor to the network for a time. Sayoc, who was tracked down to Florida and arrested on October 26, faces life in prison for sending at least 16 mail bombs in total.


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