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In Egypt, protests continue against the verdicts in the trial of former President Hosni Mubarak and various people in his old regime. Mubarak was handed a life sentence in connection to the deaths of protesters during last year's revolution. But critics say the judge's ruling all but ensured the former president's sentence will be overturned on appeal.

NPR's Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson has the story from Cairo.

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On a Friday, it is MORNING EDITION from NPR News. Good morning. I'm David Greene.

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NPR's business news starts with a new, multibillion-dollar chemical plant.

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Rare Double Egg Laid In Abilene, Texas

Jun 1, 2012

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And now to an even bigger battle that's been playing out in the world of video games.

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NPR's business news starts with starts with some discouraging numbers.

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Lori Anne Madison has been eliminated from this week's Scripps National Spelling Bee. At six years old, she's the youngest ever to compete.

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May 31, 2012

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