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Ken Cuccinelli Wants To Be One Of Bin Laden’s 72 Virgins, For Some Reason [UPDATE]

Ken Cuccinelli Wants To Be One Of Bin Laden’s 72 Virgins, For Some Reason [UPDATE]

I’m really not sure if this is an example of a bit of tweet-snark gone terribly awry, or maybe an account that’s been hacked, but Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has sent one of the strangest tweets ever in response to the death of infamous terrorist Osama bin Laden.

How much would I give to be one of the 72 Virginans Osama is ‘hanging out’ with since Sunday?less than a minute ago via Twitter for BlackBerry® Favorite Retweet ReplyKen Cuccinelli
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Dalai Lama Implies That Bin Laden Killing Is Justified At USC

Dalai Lama Implies That Bin Laden Killing Is Justified At USC

LOS ANGELES — The Dalai Lama seems to suggest the United States was justified in killing Osama bin Laden.Speaking Tuesday to about 3,000 students at the University of Southern California, the 75-year-old Tibetan leader says bin Laden, as a …

Bin Laden, in Somalia marcia per festeggiare morte

Bin Laden, in Somalia marcia per festeggiare morte

Mogadiscio (Somalia) – Centinaia di somali hanno marciato nella capitale Mogadiscio per festeggiare l'uccisione di Osama bin Laden, che accusano di essere la causa di attacchi suicidi nel Paese. I dimostranti hanno cantato "terrorismo,...

Suspicious Package Reports In New York Increase After Bin Laden Death

Suspicious Package Reports In New York Increase After Bin Laden Death

NEW YORK — Within minutes of a news conference at ground zero where authorities preached calm and vigilance after the killing of Osama bin Laden, the alarming 911 call came in.The caller in Times Square on Monday afternoon reported that a s…

Shep Smith: Bin Laden Killing ‘Illegal’ (VIDEO)

Shep Smith: Bin Laden Killing ‘Illegal’ (VIDEO)

Shep Smith called the operation that killed Osama Bin Laden “illegal” on Tuesday’s “Studio B.”Speaking to Fox News’ Catherine Herridge, Smith was discussing the various reports about the intelligence that led to Bin Laden. At one point, he a…

Osama Bin Laden Dead: Man Who Hunted Him After 9/11 Reacts

Osama Bin Laden Dead: Man Who Hunted Him After 9/11 Reacts

If you are in your mid-teens or older, you most likely recall exactly where you were when the hijacked airliners struck the World Trade Center in New York City, pierced the Pentagon outside Washington, D.C., and nose-dived into a quiet field…

Osama Bin Laden Dead: 56.5 Million Viewers Tune Into Obama’s Announcement

Osama Bin Laden Dead: 56.5 Million Viewers Tune Into Obama’s Announcement

NEW YORK — Despite the late hour in the East, President Obama’s speech on Sunday announcing the death of Osama bin Laden had an audience of 56.5 million viewers.The Nielsen Co. says Obama’s audience was larger than recent prime-time address…

How The Bin Laden Raid Went Down (VIDEO)

How The Bin Laden Raid Went Down (VIDEO)

As details continue to emerge regarding the raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound, the situation becomes a bit easier to visualize.From the helicopter trouble to the death of the man himself, ABC News has put together a virtual visualization th…

Ayman Al-Zawahiri Likely To Lead Al Qaeda With Bin Laden Dead (VIDEO)

Ayman Al-Zawahiri Likely To Lead Al Qaeda With Bin Laden Dead (VIDEO)

Ayman al-Zawahiri, a 59-year-old Egyptian-born doctor, is expected to become the leader of al Qaeda now that Osama bin Laden has died.The Wall Street Journal describes al-Zawahiri as even more radical than bin Laden, though it notes he lacks…

HUFFPOST HILL – Remember When We Killed Bin Laden?

HUFFPOST HILL – Remember When We Killed Bin Laden?

One day later, our national period of catharsis has morphed into a national period of political grandstanding and terrorist snuff films. Leon Panetta thinks Al Pacino should play him in a movie about bin Laden’s capture, no doubt disappointi…

Obama Approval Ratings Jump On Terrorism, Afghanistan

Obama Approval Ratings Jump On Terrorism, Afghanistan

WASHINGTON — A handful of new national polls conducted in the immediate aftermath of Osama bin Laden’s death reveal happiness and relief combined with improving perceptions of President Barack Obama’s handling of terrorism and the war in Af…

Christiane Amanpour Made Eerie Allusion To Osama Bin Laden’s Whereabouts On ‘Real Time With Bill Maher’

Christiane Amanpour Made Eerie Allusion To Osama Bin Laden’s Whereabouts On ‘Real Time With Bill Maher’

Amanpour alluded to a source who suggested bin Laden had stashed himself in a “nice comfortable villa” in Pakistan. Unfortunately, Real Time is a freewheeling panel show, so whatever significance the moment had was lost amid the crosstalk.Re…

Gary Brooks Faulkner Takes His Due Credit for Bin Laden’s Death

Gary Brooks Faulkner Takes His Due Credit for Bin Laden’s Death

Lost in all the talk about who deserves credit for the death of Osama bin Laden, one man has been woefully overlooked. In June of last year, Coloradan Gary Brooks Faulkner was detained by Pakistani authorities in the mountains of northwest P…

Osama Bin Laden’s Abbottabad Neighbors Noticed Unusual Things

Osama Bin Laden’s Abbottabad Neighbors Noticed Unusual Things

ABBOTTABAD, Pakistan — When a woman involved in a polio vaccine drive turned up at Osama bin Laden’s hideaway, she remarked to the men behind the high walls about the expensive SUVs parked inside. The men took the vaccine, apparently t…

Osama Bin Laden Not Armed During U.S. Assault: White House

Osama Bin Laden Not Armed During U.S. Assault: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was not armed when U.S. special forces stormed his compound in Pakistan but he did resist before he was shot, White House spokesman Jay Carney said on Tuesday.Carney said bin Laden’s wif…

Obama On ’60 Minutes’ To Discuss Bin Laden Death

Obama On ’60 Minutes’ To Discuss Bin Laden Death

President Obama will appear on Sunday’s “60 Minutes” to discuss the killing of Osama Bin Laden.Obama will speak with Steve Kroft, who is his interviewer of choice on the program. It will be his first interview since Bin Laden was killed on S…

SEAL Team Six: Navy SEALs Unit Who Killed Bin Laden Has Interesting Past

SEAL Team Six: Navy SEALs Unit Who Killed Bin Laden Has Interesting Past

History.com – Sources are reporting that Osama bin Laden, the Al-Qaeda leader who avoided capture for nearly a decade after engineering the attacks of September 11, 2001, was killed by an elite counterterrorism unit of the U.S. military know…

"Geronimo" And Other Code Names (PHOTOS)

"Geronimo" And Other Code Names (PHOTOS)

“We have a visual on Geronimo,” CIA director Leon Panetta told President Obama and his advisors, according to The New York Times.He was using the the code name assigned to Osama bin Laden while narrating the May 2 U.S.-led operation that kil…

Osama Bin Laden’s Wife, Children Held In Pakistan: Pakistan Official

Osama Bin Laden’s Wife, Children Held In Pakistan: Pakistan Official

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – A senior Pakistani intelligence official said one of Osama bin Laden’s daughters had seen her father being shot dead by U.S. forces, and was one of about 10 relatives of the al Qaeda leader in custody pending interrog…

Reps. Carolyn Maloney, Pete King, Jerry Nadler Spent Decade Defined By Death And Bin Laden

Reps. Carolyn Maloney, Pete King, Jerry Nadler Spent Decade Defined By Death And Bin Laden

WASHINGTON — The kill shots that took down Osama bin Laden had a special resonance for three New York lawmakers who have spent the past decade recovering from the devastation al Qaeda had wrought in their midst.Top priority for Democratic R…

Obama Reelection 71 Percent Likely After Bin Laden Kill, Says Irish Bookmaker

Obama Reelection 71 Percent Likely After Bin Laden Kill, Says Irish Bookmaker

More bad news for the fledgling Republican presidential field.Ireland’s largest bookmaker slashed the odds on President Barack Obama winning reelection from 4-7 to 2-5 thanks to his triumph in hunting down and killing Osama bin Laden.Read …

Osama Bin Laden Death Raises Vengeance Fears

Osama Bin Laden Death Raises Vengeance Fears

WASHINGTON/ABBOTTABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) – World leaders warned of revenge attacks after Osama bin Laden was killed in a U.S. assault in Pakistan on Monday that brought to a dramatic end the long manhunt for the al Qaeda leader who had be…

Christian Boncorps, Drunk Air France Passenger, Claims Name Is Bin Laden At JFK Airport

Christian Boncorps, Drunk Air France Passenger, Claims Name Is Bin Laden At JFK Airport

In a story that is just coming to light on Tuesday, a 61-year old man told an Air France ticket agent at New York’s JFK airport on Friday night that “My name is bin Laden, and I have a bomb in my bag.”Of course, it wasn’t actually bin Laden,…

Bin Laden’s Death Means Teacher Gary Weddle Can Finally Shave Beard After Nearly 10 Years

Bin Laden’s Death Means Teacher Gary Weddle Can Finally Shave Beard After Nearly 10 Years

After 3,454 days, a middle school teacher in Ephrata, Washington, is finally free to shave a beard he has been growing since Sept. 11, 2001, in the name of freedom.Gary Weddle, 50, was so affected by the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Cente…

Obama Keeps Poker Face After Osama Bin Laden Order

Obama Keeps Poker Face After Osama Bin Laden Order

WASHINGTON — In a remarkable 72 hours of his presidency, Barack Obama carried a momentous secret and gave no hint of it as he consoled tornado victims, delivered a college commencement address and cracked jokes at a black-tie dinner.Wh…

Donald Trump On Osama Bin Laden: ‘I Hope He Really Suffered A Lot’

Donald Trump On Osama Bin Laden: ‘I Hope He Really Suffered A Lot’

Donald and Melania Trump stepped out to the Costume Institute Gala at New York’s Metropolitan Museum on Monday night, where, although fashion was the theme of the evening, the outspoken magnate didn’t hesitate to share his thoughts on Osama …

Jimmy Kimmel’s ‘Weekend At Bin Laden’s’ Preview (VIDEO)

Jimmy Kimmel’s ‘Weekend At Bin Laden’s’ Preview (VIDEO)

As Osama-related jokes have poured in via Twitter since Sunday night, one gag that’s gotten multiple variations is the idea of a “Weekend At Bernie’s” sequel starring the recently deceased terrorist.On Monday night’s show, Kimmel gave the jo…

Osama Bin Laden’s Wife Not Killed In Raid: U.S. Official

Osama Bin Laden’s Wife Not Killed In Raid: U.S. Official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A woman killed during the raid of Osama bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan was not his wife and was not used as a human shield by the al Qaeda leader before his death, a U.S. official said on Monday, correcting an earl…

Bin Laden Death Story Shows Changing Media Habits

Bin Laden Death Story Shows Changing Media Habits

NEW YORK — A soldier in Afghanistan learned about the death of Osama bin Laden on Facebook. A TV producer in South Carolina got a tip from comedian Kathy Griffin on Twitter. A blues musician in Denver received an email alert from The N…

Osama Bin Laden Books (PHOTOS)

Osama Bin Laden Books (PHOTOS)

It took three presidents and millions of dollars to chase down the world’s most notorious and elusive terrorist. The background is here in these seven engaging books on Osama bin Laden–his plans, his life, his family, his own words. Keep up…