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White House: bin Laden unarmed during assault

May 8, 2011

Osama bin Laden was unarmed when he was confronted by U.S. commandos at his Pakistani hideout but tried to resist the assault, the White House said Tuesday as new details emerged about the audacious raid that killed the world’s most wanted terrorist.

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Taliban express doubt that bin Laden is dead

May 8, 2011

The Taliban cast suspicion Tuesday on the announcement of Osama bin Laden’s death, saying they would not believe the al-Qaida leader was dead until they had seen proof or received confirmation from sources close to him.

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Libya rebels claim control of Tunisian border post

April 23, 2011

Libyan rebels said Thursday they had control of a post on the Tunisian border, forcing government soldiers to flee over the frontier and possibly opening a new channel for opposition forces in Moammar Gadhafi’s bastion in western Libya.

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Ivory Coast’s Gbagbo’s captured

April 18, 2011

After a week of heavy fighting, forces backing Ivory Coast’s internationally recognized leader on Monday arrested strongman Laurent Gbagbo who had refused to leave the presidency despite losing elections more than four months earlier.

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Unions mark MLK’s death with national protests

April 11, 2011

The eldest son of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. said Monday if his father had not been killed more than four decades ago, the civil rights icon would be fighting alongside workers rallying to protect collective bargaining rights.

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US Mint introduces 2011 Native American $1 Coin

April 3, 2011

B. B. Craig, United States Mint Associate Director of Sales and Marketing, and leaders of the Wampanoag Tribe introduced the 2011 Native American $1 Coin today during a ceremony at the Plimoth Plantation in Massachusetts.

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French jets destroy Libyan plane, target arms flow

March 27, 2011

French fighter jets struck an air base deep inside Libya and destroyed one of Moammar Gadhafi’s planes Thursday, and NATO ships patrolled the coast to block the flow of arms and mercenaries. Other coalition bombers struck artillery, arms depots and parked helicopters.

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New magazine for Black Brides launched

March 20, 2011

There are many bridal magazines, but none of them really cater to the exclusive needs of the bride with African heritage. African Bride USA Magazine offers both unique insights as well as a robust resource directory to help pull off an elegant wedding without compromising culture or high fashion sense.

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