Black People Politics : Secret Service: Ricin-Laced Letter to Obama Has Been Found

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  1. Keita Kenyatta

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    A letter addressed to President Obama that field-tested positive for the poison ricin was received at the remote White House mail screening facility Tuesday, according to law enforcement officials.
    The facility routinely identifies letters or parcels that require secondary screening or scientific testing before delivery.
    The office of Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi also Tuesday received a suspicious letter potentially laced with ricin, postmarked from Memphis.
    Testing on the first letter is incomplete but expected to be finished this afternoon. The first letter was addressed to Republican Wicker.
    The Secret Service mail screening facility is a remote facility, not located near the White House complex, that all White House mail goes through.
    The Secret Service is working closely with the U.S. Capitol Police and the FBI in this investigation.
    FBI sources say anytime suspicious powder is located in a mail facility, field tests are conducted. The field and other preliminary tests in this instance produced inconsistent results. The material has been sent to an accredited laboratory for further analysis.
    Only a full analysis performed at an accredited laboratory can determine the presence of a biological agent such as ricin. Those tests are in the
    http://news.yahoo.com/secret-poison-laced-letter-obama-found-160211013.html
     
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    Glad they(The Secret Service mail screening facility ) was on their jobs.
     
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    there was also one sent to the senate….
     
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    Any link sources for us to read?

     
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