US prosecutors dropped charges on Tuesday against a Mississippi man accused of sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama, a US senator and a state judge, according to court documents.
The surprise decision came hours a
Toyota Motor Corp is set to resume construction of car assembly plants in Brazil and Mississippi which were put on hold amid the global financial crisis, the Nikkei business daily said on Thursday.
A Toyota spokeswoman said, however, that
Barack Obama easily beat rival Hillary Clinton in Mississippi on Tuesday, giving him new momentum in their heated fight for Democratic party nomination of US presidential poll.
Obama, who would be the first black US president if elected, r