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Osama bin Laden's death has given Americans, reason for jubilation almost 10 years after the 9/11 attacks killed 3,000 people. The US leadership declared justice had been served, and that its war against terrorism will continue.

Osama bin Laden's death now gives US President Barack Obama a huge boost as he previously faced low poll numbers.

Obama said on Monday that the world is now a better and safer place.

He stated that the US has kept its commitment to seeing that justice is done.

Barack Obama, US President, said, "Today, we are reminded that as a nation, there's nothing we can't do when we put our shoulders to the wheel, when we work together, when we remember the sense of unity that defines us as Americans. And we've seen that spirit, that patriotism, in the crowds that have gathered here outside the White House, at Ground Zero in New York and across the country. People holding candles, waving the flag, singing the National Anthem. People proud to live in the United States of America."

But the Obama administration said the killing of the al-Qaeda leader was not the end of the war on terrorism.

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton warned the network's members that the US would be relentless in its pursuit of them.

Hillary Clinton, US Secretary of State, said, "Our message to the Taliban remains the same. But, today it may have even greater resonance. "You cannot wait us out. You cannot defeat us. But you can make the choice to abandon al-Qaeda and participate in a peaceful, political process."

The news of the death of bin Laden dominated all New York City newspapers on Monday.

Many New Yorkers appeared confident that the country had done the right thing.

Annette Agliato, New York Resident, said, "I spent 22 years in the World Trade Center and that was my home. Justice has been done today."

Joyous at the release of a decade's frustration, Americans streamed to the site of the World Trade Center, the gates of the White House and smaller gatherings across the nation to celebrate the death of Osama bin Laden

The site of the September 11th attacks at New York's World Trade Center, became for the first time, a place of revelry.

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