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osama bin laden's death

What Kind Of Soufflé Was George W. Bush Eating When He Learned Of Bin Laden’s Death?

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It's been said that all of us will probably remember where we were and what we were doing when we learned that Osama Bin Laden had been killed by U.

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Hilariously Botched Bin Laden Cake: ‘Terrorists, Yow Game Is Thronsch’

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A reader named Ryan writes in: During the seemingly endless festivities surrounding the death and conquest of Usama Bin Laden, me and some friends decided to throw a festive party, which would include the man himself on a cake.

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Did Tom Clancy Accurately Predict Osama Bin Laden’s Demise?

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When I was in my late teens, early twenties (God that seems like a lifetime ago.

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Walter Kirn On The Killing Of Bin Laden

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All week I've grappled with writing something weighty and thoughtful about the killing of Osama Bin Laden, but could just never bring myself to do it because, frankly, I didn't think that I had anything to add to the conversation.

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Twitter Reacts To The News That Obama Won’t Release Bin Laden Death Pics

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This afternoon the Obama White House tossed ice cold water all over the internet's throbbing hard-on for Osama Bin Laden death photos.

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A War Dog Caught Osama Bin Laden

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Dogs have long been revered by military historians and personnel (just<a href="http://www.google.com/search?q=war+dogs&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a"> Google "war dogs"</a> and take a look at all the online shrines that have been built on the web to glorify them), and their stature in American military folklore will likely only grow with the news that a dog helped to snare Osama Bin Laden.

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Jon Stewart: WTF Pakistan?!

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As more time has passed and more details have emerged about the raid on Osama Bin Laden's compound on Sunday, it becomes more and more impossible to believe that the government of Pakistan -- a country that we shell out billions in foreign aid to each year -- didn't know that Osama Bin Laden was living where he was living, and, in fact, may have even arranged for him to live there.

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Fake Twain, MLK quotes spread, spark meme

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When the news broke that Osama Bin Laden had been killed, two quotes -- one credited to Mark Twain (“I’ve never wished a man dead, but I have read some obituaries with great pleasure"), the other credited to Dr.

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Sarah Palin Apparently Doesn’t Know Bush Isn’t Still President

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In <a href="http://motherjones.com/mojo/2011/05/palin-bush-setting-bin-laden-kill">a speech at Colorado Christian University</a> last night, bloodlusty reality TV person Sarah Palin artfully managed to discuss the Bin Laden killing <a href="http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_17979140">without mentioning President Obama's name a single time</a> throughout her entire speech.

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What Do You Think Is On Osama Bin Laden’s Hard Drive?

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Kind of lost in the euphoria on the web yesterday over the fact that U.

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An examination of that remarkable photo of the Obama Situation Room

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Since White House photographer Pete Souza <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/news/2011/05/photos-from-inside-the-white-house-during-the-bin-laden-raid/#page/1">uploaded it to Flickr yesterday afternoon</a>, the photo above -- taken in the White House Situation Room as the president and his closest confidants <a href="http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1382859/Osama-bin-Laden-dead-Photo-Obama-watching-Al-Qaeda-leader-die-live-TV.html#ixzz1LFWcLffK">watched the raid on the Bin Laden compound go down</a> -- has been circulating widely on the web (It's been viewed over 1.

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The case for releasing photos of Osama Bin Laden’s corpse

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There's a fierce debate taking place in some corners of the web today about whether or not the White House should release the photos of Osama Bin Laden's bloody corpse.

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‘We Got Him’

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If you read one newspaper piece describing in vivid detail the raid on Osama Bin Laden's compound in Pakistan, let it be the one <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/03/world/asia/03intel.html?pagewanted=all">in today's New York Times</a> by Mark Mazzetti, Helene Cooper and Peter Baker.

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Jim Cornelison’s National Anthem Just Killed Bin Laden Again

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In the people-who-sing-the-national-anthem canon, no one sings the national anthem like Jim Cornelison.

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Photos From Inside The White House During The Bin Laden Raid

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Just a few minutes ago, White House photographer <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/whitehouse/sets/72157626507626189/">Pete Souza uploaded a few photos to Flickr</a> taken inside the White House Situation Room yesterday, including one, embedded above, that I'd be willing bet will become<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/whitehouse/5680724572/in/set-72157626507626189"> an indelible image</a> that future generations will identify with this moment in time.

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A Former Marine’s Reaction To The Bin Laden Killing

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It's easy to lose track of the fact that thousands of lives were lost over the years due to the actions of Osama Bin Laden -- from the people who were killed in the attacks on 9/11, to the troops who were dispatched far away from home in the subsequent wars that Bin Laden's acts of terror sparked -- the list could go on and on.

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Like Clockwork, Taiwanese Animators Weigh In On Bin Laden Killing

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Whenever there's a major news event, there are two seemingly always hilarious internet video offerings you can count on: <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/news/2011/05/the-web-reacts-to-the-death-of-osama-bin-laden-with-gifs-photoshops-videos-etc/#page/3">a Hitler reaction video</a>, and a Taiwanese CGI video recap of the noteworthy events.

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TMZ asks the hard questions, keeps it classy

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Surely the burning question on everyone's mind today regarding the Bin Laden killing is, "I wonder if Obama got some hot killing sex last night.

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Details Emerge About How U.S. Found And Killed Bin Laden

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One the questions on many minds last night and today has surely been, "How the hell -- after all these years -- did they finally find Bin Laden.


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