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By Brahma Chellaney
Beijing's creeping aggression signals a challenge to U.S. presence in the Asian Pacific
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Topic - U.S. Postal Inspection Service
The United States Postal Inspection Service (or USPIS) is the law enforcement arm of the United States Postal Service. Its jurisdiction is defined as "crimes that may adversely affect or fraudulently use the U.S. Mail, the postal system or postal employees." - Source: Wikipedia
The FBI said late Wednesday that it had arrested a Mississippi man accused of sending letters tested positive for the poison ricin to President Obama, a U.S. senator and a Mississippi justice official.
A businessman who claimed in a lawsuit that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg had promised him half ownership in the then-fledgling company when he was still at Harvard was arrested Friday on fraud charges.
The U.S. Postal Inspection Service says a stolen Salvador Dali painting has been mailed back to New York from Europe and intercepted at Kennedy International Airport.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Tuesday said more than 2,400 convicted criminal aliens and immigration fugitives were arrested in May in a seven-day targeted "Cross Check" enforcement operation as part of what ICE called the Obama administration's "ongoing commitment to prioritizing the removal of criminal aliens that threaten public and national security."
The nation's first museum about gays, opening in San Francisco's Castro District, showcases a variety of items ranging from Harvey Milk's pink-framed sunglasses to manuscripts and sex toys.
Days after a parcel ignited at a Washington postal facility, authorities returned Wednesday to the same neighborhood because of a suspicious package that was later determined not to be a threat.
A recently settled U.S. Postal Inspection Service investigation into online retailer Amazon.com revealed the company was shipping parcels at postal rates cheaper than the prices they were entitled to receive, records show.