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Lawyers finish second in highest paid jobs

Lawyers trail physicians in pay leads news summary including efforts to lower fines, Egyptian court sentences blogger and jailed sect leader tries to speak.

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Terrorism charges stay against extradited Egyptian, federal judge rules

NEW YORK — A federal judge on Friday refused to toss out terrorism charges facing an Egyptian Islamic preacher extradited from Great Britain and said she’ll decide during a trial next year whether government references to al-Qaida being led by ...

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Inside the First Amendment: Internet access means trouble for dictators (access required)

More than 2 billion people across the globe have Internet access and there are some 5 billion mobile-phone subscriptions, according to the 2010 Human Rights Report released this month by the U.S. Department of State. As we saw in Tunisia ...

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Report: Egypt protests cost $310M per day

CAIRO — Credit Agricole says Egypt’s ongoing political crisis is costing the country at least $310 million per day. In a report released Friday, the investment bank said it was revising down its forecast for Egypt’s economic growth to 3.7 ...

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