After years of searching with the assumption that bin Laden was on the run in the barren mountains along Afghanistan and Pakistan, U.S. Special Forces found him in a million dollar compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, where he had allegedly been staying comfortably for months.
President Obama took the opportunity to show his humorous side in discussing his birth certificate and mocking Republican opponents, most of all Donald Trump, who looked thoroughly miffed throughout the event.
As the news trickled out via social media and increasing press reports, celebratory crowds began to grow in front of the White House and at Ground Zero, cheering the death of the formerly elusive terrorist leader.
After receiving information regarding his possible whereabouts, President Barack Obama ordered an operation to kill Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, Pakistan, the success of which was announced late Sunday night.
U.S. President Barack Obama's national security post choices bring military skill to the CIA and political know-how to the Defense Department, officials said. Former CIA Director Leon Panetta will succeed Robert Gates as Secretary of Defense.
The National Weather Service says a EF-4 tornado passed through the northern St. Louis County area on April 25, damaging or destroying over 750 homes. The tornado, the strongest here since 1967, also hit the airport causing a two day shutdown. No one was killed or seriously injured.
Ring-wing protesters confronted Left-wing Israelis holding a rally in support of a Palestinian state. The rally was held outside the Israeli Hall of Independence where Israel's first Prime Minister David Ben Gurion read Israel's declaration of independence.
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