Osama Bin Laden Death

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Philadelphia-Area Congressmen Agree Bin Laden Death Photos Are Best Kept Secret

US Rep. Bob Brady (D-Pa.) calls the photos “grotesque.”


(People celebrate the announcement of the death of Osama Bin Laden at the White House in Washington DC, May 2 2011. A local professor says the positive mood could be sobered with the country's economic issues. Credit: CHRIS KLEPONIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Villanova Professor Says Bin Laden Death Gives Country Short-Term Boost

The death of Osama bin Laden may have been positive for the United States but the reality of the economy provides a sobering effect.


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SEPTA Hikes Police Presence Amid Bin Laden Train Terrorism Alert

Septa is redoubling its security efforts in the wake of allegations that Osama Bin Laden wanted to derail commuter trains on the anniversary of 9/11.



New Poll Gives Pres. Obama A Bump After Death Of Bin Laden

In the latest Quinnipiac University Poll — the first since the death of Bin Laden — the president’s approval rating is now 52 percent, the highest it’s been in two years.


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Local Man Calls Death of Bin Laden a Special Occasion to Honor Heroes

A local man was driving around the city of Philadelphia today, his pickup truck pulling a handmade float, celebrating the death of Osama Bin Laden.


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La Salle Professor Says Bin Laden Death Is Good News For US Foreign Policy, Domestic Peace

“One-hundred percent” is the grade that La Salle University professor Edward Turzanski gives the military operation that killed bin Laden, although he wishes the body had been viewed by independent journalists before burial at sea.


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Bin Laden Death Brings Back Horrors of 9/11 For Philadelphia’s Top Cop

Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey, who was the police chief in Washington, DC on September 11th, 2001, says he had trouble sleeping on Sunday night after hearing the news about Osama Bin Laden’s death.


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Disposal of Bin Laden’s Body Departed From Strict Muslim Tradition, Says Philadelphia Religion Expert

“It’s against Islamic tradition to bury someone at sea,” says Dr. Jamal Elias, chair of the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Pennsylvania.


Philadelphia-Area Muslims Relieved At News of Osama’s Death

The head of a Muslim group in Philadelphia says Muslim Americans are rejoicing that Osama bin Laden is dead.


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Local Politicians React To Bin Laden’s Death

Statements released from a few local political figures on the death of Osama Bin Laden.