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AP sources: US used 'multiple methods" to ID body

The US used multiple means to confirm the identity of Osama bin Laden during and after the firefight in which he was killed, before placing his body in the North Arabian Sea from aboard a US aircraft carrier, senior US officials said ...


Analysis: Turning point for U.S., Pakistan

The death of Osama bin Laden could prove to be a turning point in United States-Pakistani counterterrorism cooperation.


Man unknowingly liveblogs Bin Laden operation

A computer programmer, startled by a helicopter clattering above his quiet Pakistani town in the early hours of the morning Monday, did what any social-media addict would do: he began sending messages to the social networking site Twitter.


Arab Americans, Muslims rejoice at death of bin Laden

Muslims and Arab-Americans — in one of the largest and oldest Arab-American communities in the USA— rejoiced at the news that Osama bin Laden ...


Obama: "This is a good day for America"


President Obama said Monday that the world is "a better place" because of death of Osama bin Laden, calling it "a good day for America."


NJ: The secret team that killed bin Laden

Were it not for this high-value target,  the killing of Osama bin Laden at his luxury hideout in Pakistan early Monday might have been a routine mission for the specially trained and highly mythologized SEAL Team Six.


Americans gather joyfully to mark bin Laden death

Americans gather joyfully to mark bin Laden death

Joyous at the release of a decade's frustration, Americans streamed to the site of the World Trade Center, the gates of the White House and smaller but no less jubilant gatherings...


How the U.S. tracked down bin Laden

In a tale that fit for a spy novel, here's how the military raid that killed the world's most notorious terrorist came together.


Osama bin Laden is dead

Osama bin Laden is dead

The founder and spiritual figurehead for al Qaeda, Osama bin Laden, is dead. President Barack Obama said in an address from the White House that a small team of Americans carried out the operation to kill bin Laden in Pakistan, and that cooperation from Pakistani authorities was crucial.


Bin Laden warns France over Afghan war, veil ban

Al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden threatens in a new audio tape to kill French citizens to avenge their country's support for the U.S.-led war in Afghanistan and a new law that will ban face-covering Muslim veils.


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