Osama dead

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Osama bin Laden is killed by U.S. forces in Pakistan

Osama bin Laden, the long-hunted al-Qaeda leader and chief architect of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States, was killed by U.S. forces Sunday in what officials described as a surgical raid on his luxury hideout in Pakistan.

In a rare Sunday night address from the East Room of the White House, President Obama said a small team of U.S. personnel attacked a compound Sunday in Pakistan’s Abbottabad Valley, where bin Laden had been hiding since at least last summer. During a firefight, U.S. team killed bin Laden, 54, and took custody of his body in what Obama called “the most significant achievement to date in our nation’s effort to defeat al-Qaeda.”

The killing of the terrorism mastermind who had eluded U.S. forces for nearly a decade drew a spontaneous, cheering crowd outside the White House gates and at New York’s ground zero, the site of al-Qaeda’s 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center.

“We will be relentless in defense of our citizens and our friends and allies,” a somber Obama said in his nine-minute statement that aired live on television worldwide. “We will be true to the values that make us who we are. And on nights like this one, we can say to families who have lost loved ones to al-Qaeda’s terror: Justice has been done.”
Complete story: http://www.washingtonpost.com/polit...es-in-pakistan/2011/05/01/AFXMZyVF_story.html

(un)Rest in Hell


No he isn't. He's selling lottery tickets in the convenience store down the street. I saw him this morning...;)

Noite Escura

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We used to have a humour show that has a little sketch in which he fled for Rio de Janeiro slums, married a mulato woman who beats him on a dailiy basis for not having a job, while being target of mockery for his big plans to blow things up (which never go ahead because everyone is unwilling to help, and don't take him seriously at all)