Osama Bin Laden
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SEAL book raises questions about bin Laden's death
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 08/29/2012 - 8:11am.

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.

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SEAL who wrote bin Laden raid book with StarNews editor identified
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/24/2012 - 3:54pm.

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.

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NY Times hails StarNews editor's book
Submitted by StarNewsOnline.com on Wed, 08/22/2012 - 4:35pm.

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."

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Steelers Mendenhall sues Champion over tweet dispute
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/19/2011 - 10:27am.

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.

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McIntyre views bin Laden death photos
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Fri, 05/13/2011 - 10:51pm.

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.

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Porn found in Osama bin Laden evidence trove
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 05/13/2011 - 3:00pm.

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.

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Al-Qaida confirms Osama bin Laden's death
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 05/06/2011 - 7:36am.

Al-Qaida has issued its first confirmation of Osama bin Laden's death in an Internet statement posted on militant websites.

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President will not release photos of bin Laden's body
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/04/2011 - 12:33pm.

President Barack Obama says the White House will not release a photo of Osama bin Laden's body.

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US holds photos of slain bin Laden, weighs release
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/03/2011 - 2:20pm.

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.

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Survivor of '98 US Embassy bombing reacts to bin Laden death
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Mon, 05/02/2011 - 10:10pm.

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.

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