Gilia Rethman’s collection of the hot national news of the day.

by Gilia Rethman

ALOHA, ALL!!  It’s Friday – Let’s roll!  Note I won’t be numbering the HDR any longer since I figure anything beyond 200 is a bonus ;-)

BREAKING NEWS!  Terrorist Recruiter Anwar Al-Awlaki Killed in Yemen by U.S. Drones and Hellfire Missiles | CNSnews.com  ”The U.S. airstrike that rained Hellfire missiles on al-Awlaki was run by the U.S. military’s elite counterterrorism unit, the Joint Special Operations Command, the same unit that got bin Laden, the AP reported. Friday’s successful kill was the result of counterterrorism cooperation between Yemen and the U.S. that has dramatically increased in recent weeks, even as Yemen has plunged deeper into turmoil as protesters try to oust President Ali Abdullah Saleh, U.S. officials said.”

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