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WATCH LIVE: Obama awards medals, talks about Osama bin Laden

Watch video of President Obama’s ceremony to award Medals of Honor to Korean War veterans, and make comments about the death of Osama bin Laden, courtesy of MSNBC. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy…

Meet the Navy SEALs who killed Osama bin Laden

Robert W. Johnson The military team that killed Osama Bin Laden is an elite special forces group unofficially called Seal Team 6. Officially, the team’s name is classified and not available to the public, technically there is no team 6. A Tier-One counter-terrorism force similar to the Army’s elusive Delta…

Clinton to al Qaeda: ‘You cannot wait us out, you cannot defeat us’

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton addressed the assassination of Osama bin Laden Monday. “Osama bin Laden is dead and justice has been done,” she said. “I know that nothing can make up for the loss of the victims or fill the voids they left, but I hope their families…

U.S. dollar bounds upwards on news of Osama bin Laden’s death

TOKYO (AFP) – The US dollar rose in Asian trade on Monday after news that Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden had been killed nearly 10 years after the September 11 attacks, but analysts warned that sentiment would fade. The euro, which benefited from speculation there will be a series of…

U.S. soldier on Osama bin Laden’s death: ‘A long time coming’

U.S. Army Spc. Mark Anderson stood on the side of a road Sunday night, waving an American flag and cheering near Lewis-McChord Joint Base in Washington state. After hearing news of the killing of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, Anderson said that it had been a “long time coming.” “I…

Ground Zero NYC crowds celebrate Osama bin Laden’s death

When President Barack Obama announced late Sunday night that U.S. special forces had located and killed al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in Pakistan, people across the country took to the streets. At New York City’s Ground Zero, former site of the fallen twin towers of the World Trade Center, a…

Obama: Osama bin Laden is dead

UPDATED 8:19 a.m. EDT Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, the number one most-wanted fugitive for nearly a decade, was killed in Pakistan Sunday, the White House announced. President Barack Obama made a live statement shortly after 11:30 p.m. Sunday from the East Room of the White House. “Tonight, I can…

WATCH: President Obama’s speech about Osama bin Laden

Watch the President’s speech here, courtesy of the Associated Press. Watch ongoing coverage of the news, courtesy of MSNBC: Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy If MSNBC’s feed is down, check out the live stream at CNN.…

Osama bin Laden is dead, President Obama to make statement

12:48 a.m. EDT: ABC just showed footage that they say is bin Laden’s compound. It’s on fire. 12:36 a.m. EDT: For the second time tonight (technically the first time today, but same “news day,” if you will), the White House Press Office has called a full lid, meaning no more…

Endeavour shuttle to launch no earlier than May 8

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (AFP) – NASA on Sunday delayed the final launch of the space shuttle Endeavour until May 8 at the earliest, after technical problems uncovered last week proved more complex than originally thought. Electrical failures in the power supply to a fuel-line heating unit caused engineers to scrub…

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