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Weekend talking points: 7 top stories - May 4, 2012
What happened this week? Obama swooped into Afghanistan. The Occupy movement's momentum drooped. And New York set a skyscraper record
 
Weekend talking points: 7 top stories CC BY: The White House

A year after gutsy U.S. commandos snuck into Pakistan to take out Osama bin Laden, President Obama secretly hopped aboard Air Force One for a surprise trip to Afghanistan. The commander-in-chief gave a globally broadcast speech Tuesday, and signed a long-term deal with Afghan President Hamid Karzai that all but guarantees that some U.S. troops will remain in the troubled country until at least 2024.

 

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