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ASSOCIATED PRESS Pakistani security officials leave after the examining the house where al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was caught and killed by U.S. forces in Abbottabad, Pakistan. Residents of the city were still confused and suspicious Wednesday about the killing, which took place in their midst before dawn Monday.

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In this image released by the White House, President Obama listens during one in a series of meetings discussing the mission against Osama bin Laden, in the Situation Room of the White House on Sunday. (Associated Press)

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CIA Director Leon E. Panetta (right) leaves Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday, May 3, 2011, after briefing members of Congress on the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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CIA Director Leon E. Panetta (right) leaves the Capitol in Washington on Tuesday, May 3, 2011, after briefing members of Congress on the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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In this image released by the White House, President Barack Obama edits his speech in the Oval Office prior to making a televised statement detailing the mission against Osama bin Laden, Sunday, May 1, 2011, at the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/The White House, Pete Souza)

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SCAVENGERS: Pakistani youngsters collect pieces thought to be from a U.S. helicopter in a wheat field outside Osama bin Laden's hide-out in Abbottabad, Pakistan, on Tuesday. The U.S. said the strike team disabled the helicopter after the raid. (Associated Press)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Residents of Abbottabad, Pakistan, gather Tuesday outside the house where where al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was killed two days earlier. They showed off small parts of what appeared to be parts from U.S. helicopter that Washington said malfunctioned and was disabled by the American commando strike team as they retreated.

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd says in Washington on Monday that with the killing of Osama bin Laden, the world must be "vigilant" against reprisals.

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Associated Press CIA Director Leon E. Panetta said that some of the intelligence that helped track down Osama bin Laden came from interrogation of detainees.

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Osama bin Laden was the focus of many a late-night talk-show quip Monday, as (clockwise from top left) Jay Leno, David Letterman (with guest Brian Williams), Jimmy Fallon and Jon Stewart all made light of the al Qaeda leader's death.

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Illustration: Al Qaeda without Bin Laden by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

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An Afghan reads about the death of Osama bin Laden in a newspaper published in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, May 3, 2011. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

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A photo taken by a resident of Abbottabad, Pakistan, on Monday, May 2, 2011, shows the wreckage of a U.S. helicopter next to the wall of the compound where, according to officials, Osama bin Laden was shot and killed in a firefight with U.S. forces. (AP Photo/Mohammad Zubair)

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A Pakistani soldier stands guard on Tuesday, May 3, 2011, in Abbottabad, Pakistan, near the house where al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was killed early Sunday by U.S. forces. Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari denied suggestions his country's security forces may have sheltered bin Laden and said their cooperation with the United States helped pinpoint the whereabouts of the world's most wanted man. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)

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Middle school teacher Gary Weddle, 50, holds his cut beard while shaving the remaining stubble on Sunday evening after learning of the death of Osama bin Laden. On 9/11, he vowed to not shave until the al Qaeda leader was caught or killed. (Associated Press)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Security at transportation hubs such as New York's Grand Central Station has been heightened after President Obama on Sunday announced the killing of terrorist Osama bin Laden. "A flawed ideology did not die with one man," said Tom Ridge, the nation's first Homeland Security secretary.

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Pakistan army soldiers and a police officer patrol past the house (background) where al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. forces on Sunday, ending a nearly 10-manhunt after the Sept. 11 attacks on U.S. soil. (Associated Press)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTOGRAPHS In this image released by the White House and digitally altered to obscure the material in front of Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton (right), she, President Obama and Vice President Joseph R. Biden (left), along with members of the national security team, receive an update on the mission against Osama bin Laden in the Situation Room of the White House on Sunday.

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Among the offerings from patriotic entrepreneurs at Cafe Press: A $25 T-shirt celebrating the killing of Osama bin Laden. (Cafe Press)

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Danny Montoya of Warrenton, Va., holds a sign up in Lafayette Park outside the White House on May 2, 2011, the morning after the country learned that Osama Bin Laden had been killed by U.S. Navy Seals. Montoya says that our first initiative following the Sept. 11 attacks was to get Osama Bin Laden, and he feels that now that he's dead, some of the U.S. troops who have been assigned to more remote areas of Afghanistan and Pakistan should be able to come home. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)