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Star Athlete Loses Endorsement Over Tweets

Pittburg Steelers' running back Rashard Mendenhall has been dumped by Champion Sportswear over recent tweets he made pertaining to the recent killing of Osama Bin Laden. Mendenhall was critical of the widespread atmosphere of celebration over Bin Laden's death and raised questions about the government's veracity in the matter

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Royal Wedding Audio Album or Ray Nagin’s Hurricane Katrina Book

Which would you rather buy? Or not?

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin will release his memoir, “Katrina’s Secrets: Storms after the Storm,” on June 8, 2011, via Amazon.com.
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Osama bin Laden Dead: Recapping 24 Unforgettable Hours in History

A late-night announcement made from the White House's East Room on Sunday set the world aflutter, and news of the death of Osama bin Laden quickly spread across the globe.

President Barack Obama announced Sunday night that bin Laden had been killed and his body taken into U.S. custody in Pakistan.

Word of the death of Al Qaeda's leader quickly spread, and politicians, celebrities and athletes began releasing statements while crowds gathered across the country in celebration of bin Laden's death.

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Celebrities and Politicians React to Osama bin Laden’s Death on Twitter

As news of Osama bin Laden's death spread across the globe Sunday night, celebrities and politicians took to the Internet with quick responses to the news.

From Charlie Sheen to Donald Trump, the sentimentality shared was the same. Celebrities poured their American pride and thoughts for the victims of 9/11 into their tweets. Both celebrities and politicians extended accolades to the administration and to the United States military. Several celebrities injected their senses of humor into the news.

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U.S. Reacts To Death Of Osama Bin Laden
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Famous People Tweet about Osama

Keith Urbahn (Rumsfeld Chief of Staff):  “So I'm told by a reputable person they have killed Osama Bin Laden. Hot damn.”

Anderson Cooper:  “Ed henry of cnn reporting osama killed in mansion outside islamabad. Wow, if true that is stunning, and Pakistan has some explaining to do”

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Bin Laden Used Wife as a Shield During Raid

As the details trickled in yesterday on Osama bin Laden’s last moments alive, White House counterterrorism chief John Brennan revealed that when cornered by U.S. troops, bin Laden used one of his wives as a shield.

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Vacationing IT Consultant Unknowingly Live Tweets bin Laden’s Death

Sohaib Athar was vacationing in the mountains outside of Abbottabad, Pakistan, late Sunday night when he heard the sounds of helicopters closing in.

The IT consultant had his laptop with him, so he began live-tweeting what we now know were U.S. special forces descending upon Osama bin Laden's hideout.

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Americans React to News That Osama bin Laden Is Dead [PHOTOS]

The world was brought to a standstill late Sunday evening when President Barack Obama confirmed that terrorist leader Osama bin Laden had been killed by U.S. operatives in Pakistan.

Americans quickly gathere

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Osama bin Laden Killed in Pakistan, President Obama Confirms

In a stunning development, President Barack Obama confirmed late Sunday evening that Osama bin Laden, the leader of terrorist group Al-Qaeda responsible for the Sept. 11 attacks, was killed Sunday in Pakistan.

Obama made the announcement in a televised address shortly after 10:30 PM Central, about an hour after reports of bin Laden's death had made their way onto the Internet.

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Tornado Recovery Coalition Information Meeting

Rayne residents affected by recent tornados here are invited to attend a Community Information meeting hosted by the Rayne Tornado Long Term Recovery Coalition. Service providers will be on-hand to answer questions, provide information on available assistance, and help residents plan for recovery efforts. The meeting is set for Tuesday, May 3 at the Rayne Civic Center Auditorium.

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Royal Wedding Gallery

Prince William and longtime love Kate Middleton tied the knot in a lavish ceremony at London's Westminster Abbey on Friday April 29. Among the 1900 guests were Sir Elton John and husband David Furnish, David and Victoria Beckham, and UK Prime Minister David Cameron and wife Samantha Sheffield. The royal wedding drew a crowd of thousands to the st

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Barack Obama Releases Long Form Birth Certificate

After years of speculation, President Barack Obama silenced critics today by releasing the long form version of his birth certificate from the state of Hawaii.

The birth certificate was posted on the White House's official website, with a statement from White House communications director Dan Pfeiffer.

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