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11:25 PM ET, May 8, 2011

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Jim Sciutto / ABCNEWS:
Osama Bin Laden Aided by Rogue or Retired Elements of Pakistani Intelligence, Government Official Says  —  A senior official in Pakistan's civilian government told ABC News, “Elements of Pakistan intelligence — probably rogue or retired — were involved in aiding, abetting and sheltering …
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Michael O'Brien / The Hill:
Obama says bin Laden was beneficiary of ‘support network’ in Pakistan  —  When hiding out in Pakistan, Osama bin Laden was aided by a “support network” the extent of which the U.S. is still trying to understand, President Obama said Sunday.  —  The president said that bin Laden …
Discussion: ABCNEWS
Christiane Amanpour / ABCNEWS:
Donilon: Osama Bin Laden Did Not Surrender  —  White House National Security Adviser Tom Donilon appears on ‘This Week with Christiane Amanpour.’ Fred Watkins/ABC News  —  Osama bin Laden did not surrender, said White House national security advisor Tom Donilon.
Colin Firth / CBS News:
Obama on Pakistan and Osama bin Laden
Discussion: TalkLeft and Scared Monkeys
Morning Gloria / Jezebel:
Hillary Clinton Photoshopped Out of Situation Room Photo [Wtf]  —  Ultra Orthodox Hasidic newspaper Der Tzitung is telling its readers like it isn't- by editing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton from the now-iconic Bin Laden raid Situation Room photo.  Oy vey.
Fox News:
Cheney: Justice Probe of CIA Interrogators an ‘Outrage’  —  Former Vice President Dick Cheney said Sunday it's an “outrage” the Obama administration continues to investigate CIA agents who interrogated terror suspects, claiming they did nothing wrong and expressing concern about the precedent it sets.
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Carrie Budoff Brown / The Politico:
Cheney praises, criticizes Obama  —  President Barack Obama earned “high marks” Sunday from former Vice President Dick Cheney for the operation that killed Osama bin Laden - a thaw that underscores the difficulty Republicans face in challenging Obama's defense credentials in 2012.
Discussion: National Review
Felix Salmon:
The hermetic and arrogant New York Times  —  The NYT employs some of the smartest and ablest users and analysts of social media: it's probably the most sophisticated newspaper in America on that front.  And then it has dinosaurs like Bill Keller and Arthur Brisbane, whose respective columns …
Reuters:
Sen. Schumer proposes ‘no-ride list’ for Amtrak trains  —  Intel gathered in bin Laden raid points to potential threat  —  Below:  —  NEW YORK — A senator on Sunday called for a “no-ride list” for Amtrak trains after intelligence gleaned from the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound pointed …
Discussion: CBS News, Hit & Run and HotAirPundit
CNN:
Egyptian Copts, reeling from violence, want protection  —  From Mohamed Fadel Fahmy and Ian Lee, For CNN  —  Cairo (CNN) — Muslim-Christian sectarian violence intensified in Egypt this weekend, spurring an emergency meeting of the Cabinet and public exhortations from Coptic Christians for international protection.
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Associated Press:   Sectarian Clashes Kill 12 in Cairo
Associated Press:
Muslim-Christian Clashes Kill 5 in Cairo
Discussion: Israel Matzav and FrumForum
Russell Berman / The Hill:
Tea Party favorite breaks with GOP on healthcare repeal votes  —  A Tea Party favorite in the House is turning against the Republican leadership's strategy on healthcare.  —  Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.), who has emerged as an outspoken conservative voice among GOP freshmen …
CNN:
CNN Exclusive: Alleged rape victim flees Libya  —  (CNN) — Eman al-Obeidy, who garnered worldwide attention for her vocal rape allegations against the regime of Moammar Gadhafi, says she has fled Libya, fearing for her safety.  —  Al-Obeidy told CNN that she crossed into Tunisia on Thursday …
Greg Allen / NPR:
Florida Bill Could Muzzle Doctors On Gun Safety … Florida Gov. Rick Scott is expected to sign a bill that will make the state the first in the nation to prohibit doctors from asking patients if they own guns.  The bill is aimed particularly at pediatricians, who routinely ask new parents …
Daily Mail:
Robed Muslim clerics kicked off U.S. flight after pilot refuses to take off with them (and they were en route to conference on Islamophobia)  —  Two Muslim religious leaders were asked to leave a commercial airliner in Memphis - and were told it was because the pilot refused to fly with them aboard.
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Beth Shayne / WCNC-TV:
Muslim men say they were taken off flight to Charlotte
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