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2 years 2 months ago

Obama praises SEAL hostage rescue

WASHINGTON (AP) -- "Good job tonight," President Barack Obama told his Defense chief as he arrived for his annual State of the Union message. Unknown to a global television audience watching the speech moments later, a bold hostage rescue operation had played out half a world away with an...

2 years 10 months ago

U.S. Pakistan relations improving

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. and Pakistan are trying to repair their damaged relationship by forging a new joint intelligence team to go after top terrorism suspects. U.S. and Pakistani officials say the effort comes after Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton presented the Pakistanis with a list of...

2 years 11 months ago

Porn stash found at bin Laden compound

WASHINGTON (AP) - Two U.S. officials say pornography was among the items seized when U.S. Navy SEALs raided the Pakistani hideout of Osama bin Laden almost two weeks ago. The officials say it was unclear who the material belonged to, or whether Bin Laden viewed it. Bin Laden's son and...

2 years 11 months ago

Bin Laden was watching himself on TV

WASHINGTON (AP) - Home movies taken from Osama bin Laden's hideout show the terrorist leader watching news coverage of himself on television. The videos were seized by Navy SEALs after bin Laden was killed Monday. They were shown to reporters Saturday by intelligence officials. The five movies offer...

2 years 11 months ago

Polls: worry about attacks, confidence in Obama up

Americans are concerned about retaliatory terrorist attacks following Osama bin Laden's death but also have more confidence in President Barack Obama's leadership as commander in chief. Those are the findings of three polls taken after American forces killed the world's most wanted terrorist. Still, the surveys show that people...

2 years 11 months ago

Osama bin Laden was not armed

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says Osama bin Laden was not armed when a Navy SEAL raiding party confronted him during an assault on his compound in Pakistan. White House press secretary Jay Carney acknowledged that bin Laden did not have a weapon even though administration officials have...

2 years 11 months ago

"Deep concerns" about U.S. raid on bin Laden

ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistan says it is deeply concerned over what it said was an "unauthorized" American raid that killed Osama bin Laden. The government statement Tuesday said the raid should not serve as a precedent for future U.S. actions in the country. Washington says it did not inform Islamabad...

2 years 11 months ago

President Obama to visit Ground Zero

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama plans to visit New York City on Thursday to mark the death of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden. The White House says Obama will visit ground zero, the site of al-Qaida's attack on the World Trade Center, and meet with the families of...

2 years 11 months ago

Impromptu memorial at Memorial Park

On the day after the announcement that Osama bin Laden was killed in a U.S. military operation, some mementos are placed at the Global War on Terrorism memorial. A couple of flowers, a wreath and a hand written sign reading "Bin Laden got justice" sit at the monument in...

2 years 11 months ago

U.S. looking for final bin Laden recording

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. intelligence officials believe Osama bin Laden made a propaganda recording shortly before his death and expect that tape to surface soon. It's unclear whether the tape is audio or video, but a U.S. official says that intelligence indicates it's already working its way through al-Qaida's media...

2 years 11 months ago

Speaking with a terrorism expert

This evening on News First 5 we'll sit down with former soldier, author and terrorism expert Joe Ruffini. He will speak about the ramifications of Osama bin Laden's death on our national security and on the world as a whole.

2 years 11 months ago

Fort Carson on heightened security

FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) - Fort Carson is on a heightened security alert after the death of Osama bin Laden, and officials say visitors and others entering the post are encountering delays at some gates. Post spokeswoman Dee McNutt declined to comment Monday on specific steps the post has taken....

2 years 11 months ago

Update: Bin Laden killed by U.S.

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says Osama bin Laden, the glowering mastermind behind the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks that killed thousands of Americans, was killed in an operation ledby the United States. A small team of Americans carried out the attack and took custody of bin Laden's remains,...

3 years 6 months ago

Osama bin Laden hunter arrested in Colorado

The Colorado man who was famously arrested in Pakistan for hunting Osama bin Laden has been arrested again, this time in Colorado for alleged domestic violence. According to 9News, the Colorado State Patrol arrested Gary Faulkner Tuesday in Clear Creek County, following a traffic accident. Faulkner was a passenger...

3 years 9 months ago

Colorado man on solo mission to kill bin Laden

A Colorado man is being questioned by Pakistani intelligence officials after he was found near the Afghan border carrying a sword, pistol and night-vision goggles on a solo mission to kill Osama bin Laden. Pakistani police say construction worker Gary Brooks Faulkner hasn't been charged with wrongdoing after telling...

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