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Anwar Al Awlaki Latest News

Anwar Al Awlaki Latest News : US-born radical Islamist religious Anwar al-Awlaki, a key al-Qaeda, was killed in Yemen, the country’s defense ministry. President Barack Obama said that his death was a blow to Al Qaeda. Awlaki, of Yemeni origin, was in hiding in Yemen in December 2007. United States said a key figure in al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), he played an “important role” in the plot to blow up U.S. airliners, and seeks to use poison to kill American citizens. Obama said that he personally ordered his assassination last year. Yemen Ministry of Defence statement said only that Awlaki died in Khashef Jawf province, about 140 kilometers (87 miles) east of the capital, Sanaa, “with some of his comrades.” Yemeni and U.S. officials later described as one of those, like Samir Khan, also a U.S. citizen… Continue reading

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Kara Kennedy Daughter of Ted Kennedy dies at 51

The only daughter of the late Senator Edward Kennedy, Kara Kennedy Allen, passed away suddenly Friday evening, Kelly O’Donnell of NBC News reports. The 51-year-old mother of two teens died while at the Sport and Health club, on Wisconsin Avenue in Northwest D.C. The Kennedy family on Saturday said that her death was caused by an apparent heart attack, which followed her daily workout. Kennedy Allen had been a survivor of lung cancer and family friends say she had been in remission for a few years. Kennedy Allen maintained a private life. She made a notably public appearance at the White House August 13, 2009 to accept the Medal of Freedom awarded to her father by President Obama. Later that month, August 25, 2009, her father Edward lost his battle with brain Continue reading

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