When poison-laced letters were sent to President Barack Obama and two other officials, it didn’t take long to track down a suspect based on a phrase often used by an Elvis impersonator named Kevin Curtis: “I am KC and I approve this message.” Curtis was soon arrested at his house in north Mississippi and charged
Good morning and welcome to the Middle East live blog. Here are today’s headlines: Syria • The Syrian National Coalition, the umbrella opposition group recognised by the west, has called on the UN security council to allow its inspectors in Cyprus to enter Syria to search for chemical weapons. “We have confirmed reports from a
A decision to supply weapons would mark a reversal for the Obama administration, which has resisted repeated proposals to deepen its involvement in Syria’s 2-year-old conflict, which, according to the United Nations, has killed more than 70,000 people, mostly civilians.
The contradictory signals reflect the growing dilemma for Obama. His administration is struggling to
Oxford, Mississippi (CNN) — From a dust mask that tested positive for ricin, to an enigmatic dump of a coffee grinder, to talk of making and mailing “poison,” an affidavit unsealed Tuesday shed light on the case against a Mississippi man accused of sending potentially deadly letters to President Barack Obama and others. Just more
Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in March.(Photo: Nicholas Kamm, AFP/Getty Images) WARREN, N.H. (AP) — A woman whose mother was killed in last year’s school shooting in Newtown, Conn., confronted Sen. Kelly Ayotte Tuesday during the senator’s first public appearance in New Hampshire since voting against gun control legislation.