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The BBC and al-Arabiya are apparently saying Mubarak has left the country.

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by Drew J Jones (pedobear@pennstatefootball.com) on Fri Feb 11th, 2011 at 07:32:32 AM EST
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Minutes after the initial report from Al Arabiya came out, they issued an adjustment saying that Mubarak and his family left Cairo, not Egypt
by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Fri Feb 11th, 2011 at 07:37:14 AM EST
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Yes, now saying he's gone to Sharm el-Sheikh for "a break," according to the Grauniad.

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by Drew J Jones (pedobear@pennstatefootball.com) on Fri Feb 11th, 2011 at 07:38:09 AM EST
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Today's XKCD:

by ThatBritGuy (thatbritguy (at) googlemail.com) on Fri Feb 11th, 2011 at 07:43:42 AM EST
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like a suspended chord...

or a crowd bent on democracy, waiting patiently.

heh, a fux nooz reporter just said the cairo protestors are egyptian tea baggers!

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by melo (melometa4(at)gmail.com) on Fri Feb 11th, 2011 at 11:39:06 AM EST
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Has the king retreated to Versailles? Surely a sign of strength.

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by A swedish kind of death on Fri Feb 11th, 2011 at 07:45:49 AM EST
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I don't see it...

But at some point they will get it right... These announcements have been popping up for over 2 weeks now.

by Nomad on Fri Feb 11th, 2011 at 07:44:30 AM EST
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Here.  But they've corrected it.

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by Drew J Jones (pedobear@pennstatefootball.com) on Fri Feb 11th, 2011 at 07:47:23 AM EST
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Reportedly he's left Cairo for Shark el Sheikh.

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by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Fri Feb 11th, 2011 at 10:01:30 AM EST
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Deliberate typo?
by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Fri Feb 11th, 2011 at 10:25:39 AM EST
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No, Freudian faux-pas?

LOL

Keynesianism is intellectually hard, as evidenced by the inability of many trained economists to get it - Paul Krugman

by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Fri Feb 11th, 2011 at 10:34:20 AM EST
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Reminds me of that "Sharks with friggin' laser beams attached to their heads" brouhaha at Sharm El-Sheikh two months ago.
by Bernard (bernard) on Fri Feb 11th, 2011 at 02:45:16 PM EST
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