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Stealth craft in bin Laden raid has Nevada ties

Radar-evading technology for the mysterious helicopters that carried out the U.S. special operations raid of Osama bin Laden’s walled compound in Pakistan was spawned in the early 1990s at the classified Area 51 installation in Southern Nevada, according to sources close to the black projects facility.

U.S. avenges Sept. 11 terror attacks

WASHINGTON — Osama bin Laden, the glowering mastermind behind the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks that killed thousands of Americans, was slain in a firefight Sunday with U.S. forces in Pakistan, ending a manhunt that spanned a frustrating decade.

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