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Egypt TV: Ex-President Mubarak Is On Life Support

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Both Presidential Candidates Claim Victory In Egypt

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Islamists Claim Victory In Egypt's Presidential Vote

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Battle For Power Coming To A Head In Egypt

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Presidential Hopefuls Use Fear Campaigns In Egypt

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Egyptians gather at Tahrir Square in Cairo to call for a new revolution Saturday. A court sentenced ousted President Hosni Mubarak and his interior minister to life in prison, but acquitted six security chiefs in the deaths of protesters last year. Fredrik Persson/AP hide caption

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Many See Politics, Not Justice, In Mubarak Verdict

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Egyptians Report Few Hang-ups During Voting

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Voting In Egypt Goes Smoothly On First Day

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An Egyptian woman walks under a campaign banner in Cairo on Tuesday. Egypt holds its first competitive presidential election on Wednesday and Thursday, with a dozen candidates in the race. Amr Nabil/AP hide caption

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