06 May '11, 2am

Ground Zero anger outlasts Osama

Ground Zero anger outlasts Osama

NEW YORK: With Osama bin Laden dead, Barack Obama sought to bring closure in his first presidential visit to Ground Zero. But in New York the emotional scars of 9/11 -- and expectation of more conflict -- run too deep. "Things will always be embedded in your mind. It was horrifying and no one will be the same again after that," salesman Emilio Vasquez, 45, said after joining a crowd of about 2,000 greeting Obama. "Bin Laden dying doesn't change anything. They're still out there all over the world and this fight's going to go on." That view is shared by many in the Big Apple, which suffered most of the nearly 3,000 deaths on September 11, 2001. The White House said Obama's visit, in which he laid a wreath and met with relatives of slain firefighters, would help "New Yorkers and Americans everywhere to achieve a sense of closure." The wreath-laying ceremony took place in a b...

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Obama won't release Osama's death photos

Obama won't release Osama's death photos

channelnewsasia.com 04 May '11, 7pm

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama on Wednesday decided not to release photos of Osama bin Laden's corpse, citing national...