President Obama announced today that the leader of al-Queda is dead.  He was the most prominent face of terror and the U.S. claims that he is dead and they are in possession of his body.

According to  CNN, he was killed after an attack based on U.S. intelligence.

Two senior counterterrorism officials confirmed to the Associated Press that bin Laden was killed in Pakistan last week. One said bin Laden was killed in a ground operation, not by a Predator drone. Both said the operation was based on U.S. intelligence, and both said the U.S. is in possession of bin Laden's body. --Huffington Post

This is a developing story and there will be more info to come.

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