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Former chief of staff to Donald Rumsfeld tweets 'reliable person' telling him of Al-Qa'ida leader's killing.

Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 2 may 2011

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This article titled “Twitter first with news of Osama bin Laden’s death via ex-Bush staffer” was written by Charles Arthur, for guardian.co.uk on Monday 2nd May 2011 08.48 UTC

News of Osama bin Laden’s death was first leaked on Twitter by Keith Urbahn, the former chief of staff for Donald Rumsfeld, the defence secretary under President George W Bush.

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