Today in the news: Bin Laden wanted Obama assassinated

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Mount Shasta Herald

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According to documents found in Osama bin Laden’s compound, the al-Qaida leader wanted to assassinate President Barack Obama. The information is being released on the first anniversary of his death, which happened May 2, 2011. The assassination information and other papers found at bin Laden’s hideout will be detailed on a Discovery Channel show tonight, “Inside bin Laden's Lair” (10 p.m. EDT).

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