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WASHINGTON -- Chuck Hagel's confirmation as secretary of defense ended as it began -- with a smear. "Senator Hagel has accused Israel of quote 'playing games' and committing, quote, 'sickening slaughter,'" Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., said before...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelBy William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, one of President Obama’s most persistent critics, joined him for dinner at the White House on Wednesday night to talk immigration, the budget and a wide range of other...
ReutersBy Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON, May 14 (Reuters) - A bipartisan pair of U.S. senators urged federal securities regulators to move quickly on fundamental changes to how credit-rating agencies are compensated, a step they said will reduce the type of...
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Attorneys for a Mississippi man who was briefly charged with sending ricin-laced letters to the president and others are encouraged after speaking with the FBI and the U.S. Attorney's office about repairing or replacing the man'...
TUPELO, Miss. — Federal agents of all sorts invaded northeast Mississippi several days ago, on a mission: Find the man who sent a poison-laced letter to the president. But the United States government quickly found itself entangled, once again, in a...
A karate instructor appeared in federal court in Mississippi and was ordered held on a charge that he produced the poison ricin and sent it in letters to President Obama and others. Wearing an orange jumpsuit and with his hands shackled, James Everett...
TUPELO, Miss., April 27 (Reuters) - Federal agents arrested a Mississippi martial arts instructor on Saturday after his home and a former business were searched as part of an investigation into ricin-laced letters sent to President Barack Obama and two...
TUPELO, Miss. — FBI agents arrested a Mississippi martial arts instructor early Saturday in the bizarre case of poisoned letters sent to President Obama, a U.S. senator and a local judge. James Everett Dutschke was arrested without incident at his...
ReutersBy Susan Cornwell and Marilyn W. Thompson WASHINGTON, April 25 (Reuters) - The FBI said on Thursday that more tests may be necessary to determine the potency of a granular material identified as ricin that was packed into letters sent to President Obama,...
The investigation into ricin-laced letters addressed to the president, a U.S. senator and a Mississippi judge highlighted a personal feud Wednesday and an unusual cast of characters — starting with Paul Kevin Curtis, an Elvis impersonator who had...
ReutersWASHINGTON, April 24 (Reuters) - Since deadly anthrax-laced letters were sent through the U.S. mail in 2001, killing five people and spreading nationwide panic, the FBI has beefed up its bioterror capabilities and created a Weapons of Mass Destruction...
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — Law enforcement officials searched the home of a second Mississippi man in connection to ricin-laced letters sent to the president and a U.S. senator after charges were dropped without explanation against a man arrested in the...
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