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Osama bin Laden killed

Photo: A few of the questions on an al-Qaida job application, found in documents obtained during 2011 raid on Osama bin Laden's compound - @bradheath

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Kenya

US State Department updates travel warning to Kenya; 'government continues to receive information about potential terrorist threats' - @StateDept

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New York, NY, US

Prosecutor: 2 Swedes and a Somali plead guilty in New York to conspiring to aid the al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab group in Somalia - @AFP

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Yemen crisis

3 members of al-Qaida killed in air strike in Yemen's Shabwah, per sources - @AlArabiya_Eng

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Osama bin Laden killed

Report: Pakistanis knew where bin Laden was before US raid, sources tell @NBCNews

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US military drone program

Drone strike kills 4 al-Qaida suspects in Yemen's Mukalla - @AFP

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Yemen crisis

Editor's note: The al-Qaida leader said to be have killed in a drone strike in Yemen, Nasser bin Ali al-Ansi, had appeared in several of the group's videos, including one taking responsibility for the Charlie Hebdo attack in Paris, reports Reuters. - Tom

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Gunmen attack French magazine Charlie Hebdo

Al-Qaeda in Yemen says US air strike killed Nasser al-Ansi, militant who claimed Charlie Hebdo attack in France - @BBCBreaking

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Yemen crisis

SITE Institute: Al-Qaida says senior official Nasser bin Ali al-Ansi was killed in a US airstrike in Yemen - @AFP

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Syrian sectarian violence in Lebanon

Hezbollah fighters target Syrian al-Qaida Nusra Front gathering in eastern mountains along border with Syria, Manar television reports - @Reuters

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Syrian civil war

Syrian warplanes conduct at least 4 airstrikes on Jisr al-Shughur following city's takeover by al-Qaida, monitoring group says - @AFP

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Alberta, CA

Canadian judge grants bail to ex-Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr pending appeal - @globeandmail

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Italy

Italian officers dismantle 'well-structured terrorist network' with links to al Qaeda in Pakistan, lead investigator says - @AlexSmithNBC

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Al-Qaida hostages killed in US operation

President Obama says he 'profoundly regrets' loss of 2 innocent lives in drone strikes., says 'families deserve to know the truth' in Afghanistan - @PeterAlexander

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Al-Qaida hostages killed in US operation

Editor's note: Six Americans affiliated with al-Qaida have now been killed by U.S. drone strikes since 2011, NBC News reports. Earlier today, the White House announced two American al-Qaida leaders were killed in January. Anwar al-Awlaki, who was killed in 2011, was targeted in a strike, but the others were not specifically targeted. - Stephanie

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Al-Qaida hostages killed in US operation

White House says there is an ongoing independent inspector general review of the operation that killed hostages to establish what happened, make recommendations - @Reuters

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Al-Qaida hostages killed in US operation

White House says incident with killed hostages from US operation raises legitimate questions about whether changes should be made to any protocols - @Reuters

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Al-Qaida hostages killed in US operation

Editor's note: Senior U.S. officials tell NBC News that President Obama "did not sign off" on either of the two drone strikes because there was no intelligence that Americans were at the compounds. Shortly after the airstrikes, officials said U.S. intelligence picked up "cellphone chatter and human intelligence" that "hostages may have been killed" in one of the airstrikes. The officials said it took until April to confirm hostages were killed. - Rebecca

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Al-Qaida hostages killed in US operation

Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Richard Burr's statement on al-Qaida hostage deaths: 'Congress will continue to conduct vigorous oversight of our nation's counterterrorism operations. I firmly believe the dedicated Americans engaged in those efforts take very seriously the need to prevent collateral damage and limit the risk to innocent people'

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Al-Qaida hostages killed in US operation

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., on death of hostages: 'I extend my deepest condolences to the families of Dr. Warren Weinstein, an American held by al-Qaida since 2011, and Giovanni Lo Porto, an Italian national who had been an Al Qaeda hostage since 2012. We must take all possible steps to prevent this kind of tragedy from happening again, and the Congress should play an active role in this oversight'

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