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Rally At Minn. Capitol Supports Egypt Protests

With protests raging, Egypt’s president named his intelligence chief as his first-ever vice president on Saturday, setting the stage for a successor as chaos engulfed the capital. Soldiers stood by — a few even joining the demonstrators — and the death toll from five days of anti-government fury rose sharply to 74.


A riot policeman fires tear gas at protestors in front of the l-Istiqama Mosque in Giza on January 28, 2011 in Cairo, Egypt. Thousands of police are on the streets of the capital and hundreds of arrests have been made in an attempt to quell anti-government demonstrations. (credit: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Egypt Protests Erupt Despite Internet Lockdown

Egypt’s government failed to thwart protesters’ planned “Friday of Wrath,” and police have clashed with thousands of demonstrators, using water cannons, rubber bullets and tear gas to try and control masses of angry citizens who have converged even without Internet or cell-phone access.


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Coleen Rowley To Join Protesters At FBI HQ

Former FBI agent Coleen Rowley is expected to join a protest at FBI headquarters in Washington D.C. — to speak out against government investigative tactics.




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