Feb 28, 2009 12:16 AM GMT
•Affidavit: HIV-positive man "cut one of his fingers ... so he could bleed on the letter"
•The note, mailed with orange powder, was sent to Obama at an Illinois state building
•Investigators think another letter, to "Emanuel," was intended for Obama aide
•Judge ordered mental evaluation of man, citing his history of instability
"An Ethiopian immigrant with a history of mental health problems is in custody after being accused of mailing a letter with HIV-tainted blood to Barack Obama when he was president-elect, according to court records."