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Osama Bin Laden Dead: U.S. Issues Travel Warning For Citizens Abroad

Osama Bin Laden Dead

First Posted: 05/02/11 10:20 AM ET Updated: 07/02/11 06:12 AM ET

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When President Obama announced Osama bin Laden's death on Sunday night, the world celebrated. Yet minutes after Obama's announcement, the State Department issued a travel warning for U.S. citizens abroad.

A U.S. Department of Homeland Security official told CNN early Monday: "We certainly anticipate threats of retaliation -- this is an organization that declared war on the United States more than a decade ago. Threats from al Qaeda are not a new phenomenon."

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