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From TheJournal.ie Deadly poison ricin delivered in two packages to the Pentagon Dangerous

Deadly poison ricin delivered in two packages to the Pentagon

The packages were addressed to Defence Secretary Jim Mattis and the head of the Navy.

From TheJournal.ie North Korean antics aside, poison has been a hugely popular killing agent through the ages Bad Medicine

North Korean antics aside, poison has been a hugely popular killing agent through the ages

Poison has been one of an assassin’s favourite methods of dealing death for centuries.

From TheJournal.ie Suspicious letters sent to Obama at the White House Ricin

Suspicious letters sent to Obama at the White House

It is said to be ‘similar’ to an apparently poison-laced letter sent to New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg recently.

From TheJournal.ie New York mayor receives suspected deadly poison letters You've Got Mail

New York mayor receives suspected deadly poison letters

The letters contained “anonymous threats” and when tested locally, preliminarily indicated the presence of ricin, police said.

From TheJournal.ie Charges dropped against Elvis impersonator in US ricin letters Ricin

Charges dropped against Elvis impersonator in US ricin letters

The home of another Mississippi man is now been investigated.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what the poison sent to Barack Obama can do Explainer

Here's what the poison sent to Barack Obama can do

The toxin ricin is feared – with good reason.

From TheJournal.ie Suspect arrested after 'ricin' poison letter sent to Obama Poison

Suspect arrested after 'ricin' poison letter sent to Obama

The man was arrested at his home in Mississippi after an investigation.

From TheJournal.ie Deadly poison ricin sent in post to US Senator America

Deadly poison ricin sent in post to US Senator

The letter addressed to a Senator from Mississippi was intercepted before it could be delivered to him.