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Osama Bin Laden

SEAL book raises questions about bin Laden's death

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A Navy SEAL who participated in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden says the terrorist apparently was shot in the head as he looked out his bedroom door, contradicting previous official accounts describing him as being shot after ducking back into his room and possibly reaching for a weapon. Full story...
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SEAL who wrote bin Laden raid book with StarNews editor identified

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video The Navy SEAL who wrote about the raid that killed Osama bin Laden under a pseudonym is Matt Bissonnette, who retired from the Navy last summer. Bissonnette is from Virginia Beach, VA. He was first identified by Fox News. Full story...
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NY Times hails StarNews editor's book

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The New York Times (or at least one of its blogs) says that a new book co-authored by a StarNews staffer "promises to be one of the biggest books of the year, with the potential to affect the presidential campaign in the final weeks before the election." Full story...
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Steelers Mendenhall sues Champion over tweet dispute

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Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall is suing for $1 million in damages after his tweets about Osama bin Laden and Sept. 11 led the Champion sports apparel company to drop his endorsement deal. Full story...
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McIntyre views bin Laden death photos

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While the Obama administration has decided not to release photos of Osama bin Laden's death to the public, some members of Congress are taking a look, including Rep. Mike McIntyre. Full story...
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Porn found in Osama bin Laden evidence trove

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A stash of pornography was found among the trove of evidence seized from Osama bin Laden's Abbottabad compound by US Navy SEALs, according to a report confirmed by ABC News. Full story...
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Al-Qaida confirms Osama bin Laden's death

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Al-Qaida has issued its first confirmation of Osama bin Laden's death in an Internet statement posted on militant websites. Full story...
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President will not release photos of bin Laden's body

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President Barack Obama says the White House will not release a photo of Osama bin Laden's body. Full story...
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US holds photos of slain bin Laden, weighs release

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Osama bin Laden was unarmed when he was confronted by US commandos at his Pakistani hideout, the White House said Tuesday as new details emerged about the audacious raid that killed the world's most wanted terrorist. The White House said it was considering whether to release photos of bin Laden after he was killed but that the photos were "gruesome" and could be inflammatory. Full story...
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Survivor of '98 US Embassy bombing reacts to bin Laden death

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video In 1998, US Embassies in Kenya and Tanzania were bombed within minutes of each other. The attacks left more than 200 killed and thousands injured. Jim Owens, who has a house in Wilmington, survived the bombing in Tanzania. Owens was working as a humanitarian in Africa in 1998. He was at a meeting at the US Embassy in Dar es Salaam when it was bombed. Full story...
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Lejeune Marines, families happy with news of bin Laden's death

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videoNews of Osama bin Laden's death swept the country, but no where was the news received like Camp Lejeune. People there have a real stake in this war. Full story...
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ABC NEWS EXCLUSIVE: Video inside Osama's lair

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video ABC News has obtained EXCLUSIVE video from inside the compound where Osama bin Laden was killed. WATCH IT HERE. Full story...
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White House officials now debating releasing photographs of bin Laden’s corpse

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The Obama administration has photographs of Osama bin Laden’s dead body and officials are debating what to do with them and whether they should be released to the public, officials tell ABC News. “There’s no doubt it’s him,” says a US official who has seen the pictures and also reminds us that OBL was 6’4”. Full story...
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Getting bin Laden: How the mission went down

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The helicopter carrying Navy SEALs malfunctioned as it approached Osama bin Laden’s compound at about 3:30 p.m. ET Sunday, stalling as it hovered. The pilot set it down gently inside the walls, then couldn’t get it going again. It was a heart-stopping moment for President Barack Obama, who had been monitoring the raid in the White House Situation Room since 1 p.m., surrounded by members of his war cabinet. Full story...
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First strands on bin Laden gathered in CIA prison

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Officials say CIA interrogators in secret overseas prisons developed the first strands of information that ultimately led to the killing of Osama bin Laden. Full story...
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