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British COBRA Briefed on Alleged Poisoning of Russian Double Agent

The British government's high-level emergency committee known as COBRA was updated Wednesday on a police probe led by counterterror officers into the possible poisoning of a former double agent whom Russian President Vladimir Putin vowed to kill. The suspected poisoning Sunday of Sergei Skripal and his 33-year-old daughter in the normally quiet town of Salisbury, is threatening a full-scale security and diplomatic crisis for Britain, with lawmakers demanding the government launch an...

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