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Newseum in Washington is first museum to show FBI evidence from 9/11

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP).- In the decade before 9/11, a period when terrorists bombed the World Trade Center for the first time in 1993 and then U.S. embassies in Africa, most Americans had never heard of Osama bin Laden. Even when he declared war on the United States in a television interview, bin Laden remained a stealth-like figure and his importance largely unknown. Many clues that were later uncovered about the 9/11 mastermind’s activities, which have been stored in the FBI’s evidence lockers, are now going on public view for the first time Friday at the Newseum in Washington. The journalism museum is expanding its current FBI exhibit with a new section, “War on Terror: The FBI’s New Focus.” Among 60 new