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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks to firefighters at the headquarters of Engine Company 54, Ladder Company 4 and Battalion 9, in New York, U.S., on Thursday, May 5, 2011. The firehouse lost 15 members, the single largest loss of life of any firehouse among the 343 firefighters who died during the attack on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. Obama will go to New York's "Ground Zero" today, seeking to provide some closure to the worst terrorist attack on U.S. soil now that the world's most hunted terrorist, al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, won't be "walking on this earth again." Photographer: John Angelillo/Pool via Bloomberg

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U.S. President Barack Obama, center, views a memorial honoring deceased members of the New York City Fire Department during a visit to the headquarters of Engine Company 54, Ladder Company 4 and Battalion 9, in New York, U.S., on Thursday, May 5, 2011. The firehouse lost 15 members, the single largest loss of life of any firehouse among the 343 firefighters who died during the attack on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. Obama will go to New York's "Ground Zero" today, seeking to provide some closure to the worst terrorist attack on U.S. soil now that the world's most hunted terrorist, al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, won't be "walking on this earth again." Photographer: John Angelillo/Pool via Bloomberg

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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks to firefighters at the headquarters of Engine Company 54, Ladder Company 4 and Battalion 9, in New York, U.S., on Thursday, May 5, 2011. The firehouse lost 15 members, the single largest loss of life of any firehouse among the 343 firefighters who died during the attack on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. Obama will go to New York's "Ground Zero" today, seeking to provide some closure to the worst terrorist attack on U.S. soil now that the world's most hunted terrorist, al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, won't be "walking on this earth again." Photographer: John Angelillo/Pool via Bloomberg

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President Obama and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani (right) meet Thursday with firefighters and first responders at Engine 54, Ladder 4, Battalion 9 before visiting the National Sept. 11 Memorial at Ground Zero in New York. (Associated Press)

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PRAYERS: Members of the hard-line group Islam Defenders Front gather by portraits of Osama bin Laden and President Obama in Jakarta, Indonesia, during prayers Wednesday for the al Qaeda leader killed by U.S. forces in Pakistan. Mr. Obama is scheduled to meet Thursday with Sept. 11 families in New York. (Associated Press)

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Iraqi security forces inspect the scene of a suicide car bombing in Hillah, Iraq, about 60 miles south of Baghdad, on Thursday, May 5, 2011. The blast outside a police station killed 20 policemen and injured 40 more, a local councilman said. (AP Photo)

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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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ASSOCIATED PRESS/HAMAS MEDIA OFFICE Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (center left) shakes hands with Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal in Cairo on Wednesday after agreement on a reconcilation pact. Left unresolved was who will lead the government to be formed. There was also no mention of relations with Israel.

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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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ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTOGRAPHS Deputy U.N. Ambassador Ibrahim Dabbashi (right) hugs Libya's U.N. Ambassador Mohamed Shalgham after a meeting of the Security Council at United Nations headquarters in February. Tension was high at the time after fighting broke out between pro- and anti-Gadhafi forces.

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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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On Sept. 11, 2001, the twin towers of the World Trade Center burn and later collapse after hijacked planes deliberately crashed into them in New York City. A multimillion-dollar reward was offered for now-dead terrorist Osama bin Laden after the attacks.

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This October 2000 image, provided by the U.S. Navy, shows damage sustained by the USS Cole after a terrorist bomb exploded during a refueling operation in the port of Aden, Yemen. Osama bin Laden was blamed for the attack.

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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)