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AP sources: DNA testing proves bin Laden death

By BEN FELLER and MATT APUZZO
Associated Press

Two Obama administration officials say DNA evidence has proven that Osama bin Laden is dead, with 99.9 percent confidence.

The officials did not immediately say where or how the testing was done but the test explains why President Barack Obama was confident to announce the death to the world Sunday night.

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