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Bryant: Session coming for auto corridor project
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant said Monday that he will call lawmakers into special session to deal with an economic development project in what he calls the state’s auto corridor.
Attorney: Ricin suspect was released on bond
The Mississippi man charged with sending poisoned letters to President Barack Obama and others was released from jail Tuesday on bond, while FBI agents returned to another man’s house where they’d previously searched in connection with the case.
Police: 2 arrested in Canada terror plot
Two men were arrested and charged with plotting a terrorist attack against a Canadian passenger train with support from al-Qaida, police said Monday.
Haliburton seeking settlement over Gulf oil spill
BP’s cement contractor on the drilling rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 announced Monday that it is trying to negotiate a settlement over its role in the disaster, a focus of trial testimony that ended last week.
Bombing suspect charged, could face death penalty
Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was charged in his hospital room Monday with using a weapon of mass destruction to kill, and he could get the death penalty.
Boston bomb suspect captured, brother killed
A 19-year-old Massachusetts college student wanted in the Boston Marathon bombing was captured hiding in a boat parked in a backyard Friday night and his older brother lay dead in a furious 24-hour drama that transfixed the nation and paralyzed the Boston area.
Attorney: Miss. man denies mailing ricin to Obama
A Mississippi man charged with mailing ricin-tainted letters to national leaders wrote in online postings that he had uncovered a conspiracy to sell human body parts on the black market, and on Thursday his attorney said he was surprised by his arrest and maintains he is innocent.
FBI issues photos of 2 suspects in Boston bombing
The FBI released photos and video Thursday of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing and asked for the public’s help in identifying them, zeroing in on the two men on surveillance-camera footage less than three days after the deadly attack.
Obama, Wicker, other senators receive suspicious letters
In a capital city on edge, letters sent to President Barack Obama and a Mississippi senator tested positive for poisonous ricin in preliminary checks Wednesday, and authorities chased a stream of reports of other suspicious-looking items sent to senators in Washington and beyond.
Letter with ricin sent to Miss. senator
An envelope addressed to Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi tested positive Tuesday for ricin, a potentially fatal poison, congressional officials said,
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