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Rio Athletes, Fans Give Bin Laden's Bar Thumbs Up

Olympic athletes and fans looking to blow off a little steam have been frequenting a Rio bar with a very strange name. Bin Laden’s Bar is run Jose Felipe de Araujo, 60, who resembles the late founder of the al-Qaida terrorist group, mostly because he sports a huge, bushy beard. “After September 11, everyone started calling me bin Laden for obvious reasons,” de Araujo told The New York Times. “The nickname stuck, so I decided to use it to my advantage.” The bar, which stays open...

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