From the private sphere to the global sphere

In case you missed it, Obama announced the death of Osama Bin Laden in a speech last night. (NYTimes)

Thousands gathered last night at Ground Zero and all over New York City to celebrate the news. (ABC, Metro, TPM, NYTimes)

The NYPD are on high alert in fear of retaliation. (Village Voice)

In a short statement, Bloomberg announced that he hopes Osama’s death comforts New Yorkers. Earlier yesterday, the mayor cocked some eyebrows when he proposed rounding up illegal immigrants and asking them to live and work in Detroit. (Reuters, Washington Times)

In the wake of NATO forces killing Gaddafi’s son and three grandchildren, mobs have attacked several UN affiliated embassies, and UN forces are pulling out of Tripoli to relocate in Tunisia. (Reuters, BBC)

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