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The CIA has marked the anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden by live-tweeting -- with a five-year delay -- the raid by US special forces on the Al-Qaeda founder's compound in PakistanThe CIA has marked the anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden by live-tweeting -- with a five-year delay -- the raid by US special forces on the Al-Qaeda founder's compound in Pakistan. "To mark the 5th anniversary of the Usama Bin Ladin operation in Abbottabad we will tweet the raid as if it were happening today. Tweets included the now famous picture of President Barack Obama and other high-ranking US officials watching matters unfold from the White House's Situation Room.


2016-05-02 01:34:34 -0600

Emergency personnel work at the scene after a CSX freight train derailed, spilling hazardous material, in Washington on Sunday, May 1, 2016. The Capitol is seen in the background. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials warned Washington D.C. area residents to brace for a potentially slow commute Monday after a CSX freight train derailed near a Metro stop, sending 15 cars off the tracks and spilling hazardous material.


2016-05-01 19:54:20 -0600

In this Monday, April 25, 2016 photo, Edgar Ospina, 50, poses for a photo where he is remodeling an apartment in Miami Beach, Fla. Ospina, who has spent almost half of his life in America after emigrating from his native Colombia, recently applied for naturalization. He was motivated to apply due to a possible Donald Trump presidency, in a year when immigration has taken center stage in the presidential campaign. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)MIAMI (AP) — On a recent Saturday morning in South Florida, 50-year-old Edgar Ospina stood in a long line of immigrants to take the first step to become an American.


2016-05-02 01:20:45 -0600