BREAKING NEWS: President Obama is about to make a statement at the White House to announce that Osama Bin Laden is dead. Tune into msnbc for more details and for the President’s speech.
Update @ 11:35 PM: President Obama announced Osama Bin Laden is dead. POTUS said he ordered military operation this morning. Soldiers shot and killed Bin Laden during firefight in Pakistan. POTUS said about soldiers: “we give thanks to the men who made this operation possible.” Ends speech with “we are once again reminded that America can do whatever she sets her mind too.”
Updated @ 11:54 PM:On NBC/msnbc, Roger Kressey says that threat levels around world will be heightened.
Updated @ 11:56 PM: Andrea Mitchell reads statement from family member of 9/11 victim: “it doesn’t feel natural to celebrate a death, but tonight it feels natural.”
12:18 AM: President Obama had more than five NSA meetings before ordering military operation that killed Osama Bin Laden. POTUS ordered mission on Friday night, it was carried out in Sunday’s early hours.
12:20 AM - Jim Miklaszewski on msnbc: Osama Bin Laden was killed in his Abbotabad compound along with one of his sons, two couriers, and woman who was being used as a human shield.