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Fri., Feb. 11, 2011, 8:50 a.m.

Egyptian president Mubarak resigns

For those following events in Egypt, here's a link to our latest AP story, which says Hosni Mubarak has  resigned as president and handed control to the military today after 29 years in power, bowing to a historic 18-day wave of pro-democracy demonstrations by hundreds of thousands. “The people ousted the president,” chanted a crowd of tens of thousands outside his presidential palace in Cairo.




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Betsy Z. Russell
Betsy Z. Russell joined The Spokesman-Review in 1991. She currently is a reporter in the Boise Bureau covering Idaho state government and politics, and other news from Idaho's state capital.

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