Pakistan, Russia, Italy, United States

Monday, May 9, 2011 - 5:21pm

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – Pakistan, the Prime Minister says he's happy Americans killed Osama Bin Laden but he is angry that the raid happened without his country even knowing. He says next time the Pakistani Military will retaliate. Meanwhile, Pakistan says it's investigating how Bin Laden was able to hide there for so many years. “Pakistan is not the birthplace of Al-Qaeda. We did not invite Osama Bin Laden to Pakistan or even to Afghanistan."

Russia – A huge celebration as the country and other former Soviet Republics celebrate the 69th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe. Most Soviet Republics are now independent countries but still celebrate the victory over Nazi Germany. About 26-million Russians were killed in World War II.

Italy – People in Rome are on edge waiting for "the big one". Rumors have been spreading that a catastrophic earthquake will hit in a few days. A dead seismologist predicted this to happen on May 11 and people believe him. Experts say there is no evidence to back up that guy's prophecy.

United States – An Austrian Olympic swimmer has been training in Miami, Florida and he is very lucky to be alive after jumping into a hole he dug in the sand. Reporter asks: "Did you ever think I am not going to get out of this alive?" Maly says: "Yeah maybe after the first hour." It took sixty rescue workers 2-hours to free him.

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