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  • Saudi-born alleged terror mastermind Osama bin Laden is seen in this video footage recorded at an undisclosed location in Afghanistan aired by the Qatar-based satelite TV station al-Jazeera in 2001.

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  • Warren Buffett tells CNBC that he "felt good" when he first heard that the United States had killed Osama Bin Laden.  In a live interview this morning on Squawk Box following the Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting, Buffett says he's always had faith in the country to accomplish anything.

  • Buffett & Welch on Bin Laden Death     Monday, 2 May 2011 | 8:05 AM ET

    Berkshire Hathaway chairman Warren Buffett and Jack Welch, former GE CEO, share their reaction to Osama Bin Laden's death and look back at how the events of September 11th moved them and the markets.

  • Dennis Gartman: 'We Have Now Created a Martyr' Monday, 2 May 2011 | 7:36 AM ET

    Markets went up in reaction to Barack Obama’s announcement Sunday night that the Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden had been killed, despite uncertainties as far as what this news will mean geopolitically.

  • Osama bin Laden Dead     Monday, 2 May 2011 | 6:27 AM ET

    NBC's Mike Viqueira has the details on U.S. forces killing Osama bin Laden.

  • Crowds Gather at Ground Zero     Monday, 2 May 2011 | 6:15 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn takes a look at the crowds gathering at Ground Zero to celebrate the death of Bin Laden.

  • U.S. Forces Kill Osama bin Laden     Monday, 2 May 2011 | 6:06 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood has the details from the White House on President Obama's announcement.

  • Petraeus and Panetta in Line for National Security Posts Wednesday, 27 Apr 2011 | 9:13 AM ET

    President Obama is expected this week to name Leon E. Panetta, the director of central intelligence, as defense secretary and Gen. David H. Petraeus, the top American commander in Afghanistan, as director of the C.I.A., administration officials said Wednesday.  The New York Times reports.

  • In Spain, Stepping Down in Bid to Retain Power Monday, 4 Apr 2011 | 5:21 AM ET
    Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero

    With his Socialist Party facing a double-digit deficit in opinion polls, Prime Minister José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero is gambling that his decision not to seek a third term will bolster his party’s chances to retain power. The New York Times reports.

  • Al-Qaeda Biggest Risk to Saudi Oil: Barclays Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011 | 6:06 AM ET

    Terrorism and not the "day of rage" protests planned Friday pose the biggest risk to Saudi Arabia's ability to keep the world supplied with oil, according to Barclays Capital commodities analyst Amrita Sen.

  • Life on the Run For Democrats In Union Fights Thursday, 24 Feb 2011 | 8:28 AM ET
    Protesters fill the courtyard and steps outside the State Capitol building on February 16, 2010 in Madison, Wisconsin. Protesters were demonstrating against Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to eliminate collective bargaining rights for many state workers.

    The 14 Wisconsin state senators who left the state to prevent a key vote are adjusting to living with less in hotels and keeping a low profile., reports the New York Times reports.

  • A Tunisian-Egyptian Link That Shook Arab History Monday, 14 Feb 2011 | 10:53 AM ET
    Man carrying Facebook sign, reading "Thank you youth of Egypt" and "We are holding our ground.  We are not going to leave" at bottom.

    A two-year collaboration of dissidents gave birth to a new force — a pan-Arab youth movement dedicated to spreading democracy in a region without it, the New York Times reports.

  • Bank a Major Money Launderer for Hezbollah: US Thursday, 10 Feb 2011 | 1:34 PM ET

    A Lebanese bank was accused by the U.S. government Thursday of laundering hundreds of millions of dollars in drug profits for a cocaine smuggling organization with ties to Hezbollah, the militant Lebanese group the U.S. has labeled a terrorist organization.

  • Wall Street Warned About a New Kind of Jihad Tuesday, 1 Feb 2011 | 12:35 PM ET

    Wall Street firms received briefings from US security officials about a potential threat after the publication of the most recent issue of Inspire Magazine ran a cover story advocating jihadists target banks and other institutional wealth centers.

  • G.O.P. Governors Take Aim at Teacher Tenure Tuesday, 1 Feb 2011 | 10:45 AM ET
    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie

    Seizing on a national anxiety over poor student performance, many governors are taking aim at a bedrock tradition of public schools: teacher tenure, the New York Times reports.

  • Security officials are warning the leaders of major Wall Street banks that al Qaeda terrorists in Yemen may be trying to plan attacks against those financial institutions or their leading executives, NBCNewYork has learned.

  • Suspicious Bank Letter Was Greeting Card: NYPD Wednesday, 19 Jan 2011 | 12:53 PM ET

    New York City police say a suspicious letter sent to a midtown Manhattan bank turned out to be a greeting card from a headhunting firm.

  • Police Visited Tucson Supect's Home Before Rampage Wednesday, 12 Jan 2011 | 7:37 AM ET
    Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D) of Arizona

    The police were sent to the home where Jared L. Loughner lived with his family on more than one occasion before the attack here on Saturday that left a congresswoman fighting for her life and six others dead, the Pima County Sheriff’s Department said on Tuesday. The New York Times reports.

  • Arizona Shooting Suspect Waives Bail Tuesday, 11 Jan 2011 | 5:17 AM ET
    Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D) of Arizona

    Jared L. Loughner, his head shaved bare and his hands and feet in restraints, was led Monday into a federal courtroom, where he agreed not to contest his continued imprisonment but offered no hint of how he would respond to the murder and attempted murder charges linking him to the Tucson shootings that left six dead and 14 injured. The New York Times reports.

  • Bloodshed Puts New Focus on Vitriol in Politics Sunday, 9 Jan 2011 | 11:16 AM ET

    The shooting of Representative Gabrielle Giffords and others at a neighborhood meeting in Arizona on Saturday set off what is likely to be a wrenching debate over anger and violence in American politics. The New York Times reports.