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Osama bin Laden Profile, Biography, About

  • Manning gets 35 years for WikiLeaks documents leak Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 11:07 AM ET
    Manning arrives at a military court Wednesday to hear his sentence.

    Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is sentenced to 35 years in prison for giving hundreds of thousands of secret military and diplomatic documents to WikiLeaks.

  • Cast defends timing of bin Laden raid movie Friday, 26 Oct 2012 | 8:42 AM ET

    NEW YORK-- The team behind "SEAL Team Six: The Raid on Osama bin Laden" is saying the television movie was not recut to give a starring role to President Barack Obama two days before the presidential election. Believe me, in 85 million homes, a movie from National Geographic is not going to change the outcome of the election in a country of 300 million, "Lyle said.

  • Could events beyond campaign control jolt race? Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 1:53 PM ET

    ST. PAUL, Minn.-- An election-eve terrorist strike. Democratic President Barack Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney are on guard for anything that could push the presidential race from its taut course. They've got a plan and they are now going to execute it, "said Carter Eskew, a top strategist for Democrat Al Gore during a 2000 campaign that came up just short."

  • Auto bailout could be key to Obama victory in Ohio Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 2:15 PM ET

    LORDSTOWN, Ohio-- President Barack Obama's decision to help America's automakers could end up being what helps drive him back into the White House.

  • Correction: Nike-Endorsements story Saturday, 20 Oct 2012 | 12:18 AM ET

    In a story about athletes and corporate endorsements, The Associated Press erroneously described an endorsement by Gabrielle Douglas, the Olympic gymnast. Nike forgave Tiger Woods after he apologized for cheating on his wife.

  • Conflicting images emerge of NY terror suspect Friday, 19 Oct 2012 | 2:27 AM ET

    NEW YORK-- At the Missouri college where Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis enrolled, a classmate said he often remarked that true Muslims don't believe in violence.

  • Terror suspect's family says he asked to go to US Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 6:23 PM ET

    NEW YORK-- Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis was a terrible student in his native Bangladesh, and his middle-class parents say he persuaded them to send him off to study in the U.S. as a way of improving his job prospects.

  • AP source: Obama was considered potential target Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 8:51 AM ET

    NEW YORK-- A Bangladeshi man snared in an FBI terror sting considered targeting President Barack Obama and the New York City Stock Exchange before settling on a car bomb attack on the Federal Reserve, just blocks from the World Trade Center site, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press on Thursday.

  • Feds: NYC terror sting suspect picked hard target Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 2:49 AM ET

    NEW YORK-- A Bangladeshi man snared in an FBI terror sting considered targeting a high-ranking government official and the New York Stock Exchange before authorities say he raised the bar by picking one New York City's most fortified sites: The Federal Reserve.

  • Al Qaeda Danger Threat Growing Worse?     Wednesday, 17 Oct 2012 | 7:03 PM ET

    Rep Peter King, Chair of House Homeland Security Committee explains why al Qaeda off-shoots remain extremely dangerous, even with Osama bin Laden gone.

  • Analysis: VP debate fierce and feisty Friday, 12 Oct 2012 | 11:30 AM ET

    WASHINGTON-- Fierce and focused, Vice President Joe Biden and Republican Paul Ryan gave voters the kind of substantive showdown that was everything the presidential debate was not. "Not a single thing he said is accurate," Biden shot back when Ryan leveled a charge that President Barack Obama was projecting U.S. weakness.

  • ADEN, Oct 6- Yemeni security forces foiled a plan by militants linked to al Qaeda to bomb an air base jointly used with the United States to carry out attacks against the group, a security official said on Saturday. The Al Anad air base is used jointly with U.S. forces to launch attacks against al Qaeda militants across Yemen, mainly using U.S.-controlled drones.

  • Film dramatizing bin Laden raid airing Nov. 4 Friday, 5 Oct 2012 | 10:16 AM ET

    LOS ANGELES-- A film dramatizing the death of Osama bin Laden is set to debut next month on the National Geographic Channel, two days before the presidential election. "Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama bin Laden," from The Weinstein Co. and Voltage Pictures, will air Sunday, Nov. 4, the channel said Thursday.

  • KHARTOUM, Oct 4- Sudan and South Sudan will remain locked in conflict despite reaching a border security deal last week because they do not trust each other enough to resolve their biggest disputes, leading Sudanese opposition figure Hassan al-Turabi said.

  • Book: Obama hoped to try bin Laden, if captured Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012 | 3:37 PM ET

    WASHINGTON-- A new book says President Barack Obama hoped to put Osama bin Laden on trial, showing the U.S. commitment to due process under law, if the al-Qaida leader had surrendered during a U.S. raid in Pakistan last year. A team of Navy SEALs raided bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan in May 2011 and killed bin Laden.

  • Afghan, NKorean films on display at Asian festival Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012 | 9:52 AM ET

    SEOUL, South Korea-- Along with the now inevitable galaxy of stars promoting blockbusters from across Asia, this year's Busan International Film Festival will screen a North Korean film for the first time in almost a decade as well as six classic Afghan movies that were hidden in a wall to save them from the Taliban.

  • Book Gives Different Account of bin Laden's Death Wednesday, 29 Aug 2012 | 10:18 AM ET

    A firsthand description of the Navy SEAL raid that killed Osama bin Laden contradicts accounts by administration officials, raising questions as to whether the terror mastermind presented a clear threat when SEALs first fired upon him.

  • NBC News is reporting U.S. officials have confirmed international security professionals working with the U.S. have recovered an explosive device intended to destroy a U.S. airliner, and that no Americans were ever at risk. With CNBC's Tyler Mathisen.

  • Inside Osama bin Laden's Mailbox     Thursday, 3 May 2012 | 7:46 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest details on documents recovered from Osama bin Laden's hideout in Pakistan last May.

  • Inside the Mind of Osama bin Laden     Thursday, 3 May 2012 | 1:12 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers and Michelle Caruso-Cabrera report on details from the documents released since they were seized in a raid at Osama bin Laden's Pakistan home.

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