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7 hrs ago | Mediaite.com

Seth Meyers Reveals Why He Was So Disappointed the Night Bin Laden Was Killed

Seth Meyers appeared as a guest on NPR's Fresh Air Wednesday, and while most of his conversation with Terry Gross focused on his new role as host of Late Night on NBC, but she also asked him about his experience hosting the White House Correspondents Dinner in 2011.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Arab Times

Library named 'bin Laden' as memory fades

Cleric Maulana Abdul Aziz, a radical preacher who runs the Jamia Hafsa madrassa, wanted to honor the memory of the al-Qaeda leader, killed in a May 2011 raid by US Navy SEALs on his hiding place in Abbottabad, a garrison town about 125 kilometers north of the capital, Islamabad.

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Related Topix: Osama bin Laden, World News, Pakistan,

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

Pakistani madrassa names library after bin Laden

A controversial Pakistani cleric who runs an Islamic seminary for girls in the capital of Islamabad has named the school's newly built library in honor of Osama bin Laden, his spokesman and a school administrator said Friday.

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National Public Radio

Pakistani Madrassa Names Library After Bin Laden

A controversial Pakistani cleric who runs an Islamic seminary for girls in the capital of Islamabad has named the school's newly built library in honor of Osama bin Laden, his spokesman and a school administrator said Friday.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Daily Times

Ice may melt as Nawaz accepts army's invite to attend parade : April 16, 2014,

Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif is said to have formally requested Prime Minister Nawaz to chair the 128th Long Course passing-out ceremony at the Pakistan Military Academy on April 19. The request was sent in the form of an invitation card from the General Headquarters to the PM Secretariat sometime early last month.

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Related Topix: World News, Pakistan, Canada, Pervez Musharraf

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Pakistan, The Taliban And The Real 'Enemy' Of The Afghanistan War

Carlotta Gall's new book opens in 2006, when undercover Pakistani intelligence agents punched her in the face, after breaking into her hotel room and confiscating her phone and computer.

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Related Topix: World News, Pakistan, Asia, Afghanistan, Pervez Musharraf

Mon Apr 14, 2014

KVOR-AM Colorado Springs

Top US Spy: Intel Cooperation with Pakistan - On the Upswing'

The strained spy relationship between Pakistan and the U.S. is "of lateon the upswing," according to America's top intelligence official.

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Related Topix: James R. Clapper, University of Georgia, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Terrorism, Pakistan,

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Daily Kos

"Not a Bug Splat"

In military slang, Predator drone operators often refer to kills as 'bug splats', since viewing the body through a grainy video image gives the sense of an insect being crushed.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, World News, Pakistan, US News, Liberal Political News

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Townhall

Hooray for Snooping

Our president is back with one of his grand conceptions, ideal compromises and works of staggering political genius.

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Related Topix: US News, Pakistan, World News, Opinion

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Lynn News

New vicar moves from Pakistan to West Winch

The Rev Riaz Mubarak with his family, Mrs Mary Riaz, Uphaz Austin Riaz and Ecclesia Abbie Riaz .

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Indian Express

No terrorists here

The American diplomats in Islamabad were sending a lot of dastardly information back home.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Daily Trojan

Former US ambassador to Pakistan speaks on past

On Wednesday afternoon, the USC Center on Public Diplomacy hosted Cameron Munter, a former U.S. ambassador to Pakistan, to speak with audience members in the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism about the tenuous relationship between the two countries.

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Related Topix: World News, Pakistan, Asia, Osama bin Laden,

Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Daily Star

'No evidence' that torture aided hunt for bin Laden

WASHINGTON: A hotly disputed U.S. Senate report concluded that waterboarding and other controversial interrogation methods provided no key evidence in the hunt for Osama bin Laden, according to congressional aides and outside experts familiar with the investigation.

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Related Topix: Osama bin Laden, US News, World News, Pakistan, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Carl Levin

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Will Senate's Anti-Torture Report Be Used to Bolster NSA Snooping Defenses?

The debate over how investigators put the pieces together is significant because years later, the courier led U.S. intelligence to the sleepy Pakistani military town of Abbottabad.

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Related Topix: World News, Pakistan, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Sun Mar 30, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

US report: No proof torture helped find bin Laden

A hotly disputed U.S. Senate torture report concludes that waterboarding and other harsh interrogation methods provided no key evidence in the hunt for Osama bin Laden, according to congressional aides and outside experts familiar with the investigation.

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