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Op-Ed: More to worry about than bombs and powder

Washington - The not very subtle bombs and white powder envelopes sent to Democrats and US media just before the mid-terms raise big questions. George Soros, Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and CNN, were the targets, but there’s more happening here.

Deadly toxins found improperly stored, forgotten in NIH, FDA labs

Bethesda - Officials are confirming that an alarming number of improperly stored vials containing highly dangerous pathogens have been located in various federal government laboratories.

S.F. explosives suspect pleads innocent to weapons charges

San Francisco - San Francisco political consultant Ryan Chamberlain pleaded not guilty Monday to federal weapons charges despite new allegations that he already had assembled a bomb.

'Walking Dead' actress arrested in ricin letters case

New Boston - An actress who has starred in 'Walking Dead' and 'The Vampire Diaries' is accused of sending poisonous letters to Pres. Obama and Mayor Bloomberg.

New York City Mayor Bloomberg targeted with ricin letter

New York - New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg appears to have been the target of a ricin attack after a letter his office received tested positive for the deadly toxin.

Charges dropped in ricin case

Tupelo - According to a report filed by AP News The United States Government has dropped charges against a Mississippi man who was accused of sending letters laced with ricin to President Obama and two others.

Ricin letters suspect arrested in Mississippi

Corinth - CNN is reporting that a man has been arrested as a suspect in connection to the letters containing the poison ricin in Mississippi mailed to President Obama and Republican Senator Roger Vicker.

FBI: Letter sent to President Obama tested positive for ricin

According to the FBI, a letter addressed to President Obama tested positive for ricin. The announcement comes a day after the report that a letter sent to the office of Senator Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) tested positive for the same poisonous substance.

Letter addressed to President Obama contained ricin

Washington - A letter intended for President Barack Obama has tested positive for the deadly substance ricin. The President was never in any danger, as letters addressed to the White House go through extensive security screening.

Right-wing militants accused of biological terrorist attack plot

Toccoa - The FBI, on Tuesday, arrested four men in Georgia, on allegations of attempting biological terrorist attack on the United States. The U.S. Justice Department says the men were planning to buy explosives and produce a biological toxin weapon.

US has Al Qaeda concerns over ricin bomb attacks

There is growing concern in the United States that al Qaeda could be gaining knowledge on how to use a poison so deadly it takes mere grains to kill an adult.

Report: Terrorists to poison food in US hotels and restaurants

A CBS News investigative report on terrorism in the U.S. finds that Al Qaeda plans to poison foods in restaurants and hotels in small operations that are broadly encouraged in terrorist propaganda documents.

UK: Terrorist Insists Female Prison Wardens Wear Veils

He stabbed a policeman to death and is serving life in prison but an Al Qaeda terrorist now threatens legal action if female wardens don't wear veils.

Las Vegas Ricin Case Arrest

Roger Bergendorff, 57, was released from a Las Vegas hospital and promptly arrested for possession of a biological toxin and two weapon offenses.

Roger Bergendorff Wakes Up

The man behind the Las Vegas ricin toxin case has awoken from his coma. Roger Bergendorff is now being questioned by investigators in the hospital according to authorities on Friday.

Roger Von Bergendorff Named As The Man In Coma From Ricin Las Vegas Case

The man in the middle of the Las Vegas ricin case has been identified as Roger Von Bergendorff. His cousin, Thomas Tholen of Riverton, Utah said that the man was "holding his own."

Update: Man In Critical Care After Ricin Exposure In Vegas

The news is not good in Las Vegas today where a container filled with ricin was discovered on Thursday. Earlier reports had said that no one was ill from the find. Now it is being reported that at least one person is in critical condition.

Toxin Found In Las Vegas Hotel

A container of the deadly toxin ricin was brought to the manager's office of the Extended Stay America hotel Thursday by a man who had been retrieving items from the hotel room.
 

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