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Suspicious Package At World Bank Headquarters

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WASHINGTON (AP) Authorities say they are investigating a suspicious package at the World Bank headquarters.

D.C. fire department spokesman Pete Piringer says an unidentified substance was found in a letter or package in a mail room at about noon Monday. The building, located on H Street in northwest Washington, was partially evacuated.

Piringer says there are no reports of illnesses. He says crews are at the scene looking to identify the susbstance.

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