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While U Slept: Big 5 Stories Breaking Overnight. Tuesday, January 25, 2011

January 25, 2011

produced by Worldcrunch

MEDVEDEV BLAMES BLAST DEATH TOLL ON AIRPORT SECURITY Russia’s President lashes out at management of Moscow’s busiest airport, a day after 35 people were killed in a suicide bombing there. (CNN)

LEBANESE PROTEST HEZBOLLAH TAKEOVER Protesters have descended on the Lebanese city of Tripoli to take part in a “day of rage” over the likely appointment of a Hezbollah-backed candidate as prime minister. (BBC)

EGYPTIAN SECURITY FORCES READY FOR TUNISIAN-STYLE PROTEST Major Egyptian show of force ahead of the first Tunisian-inspired protests in Cairo. (AP)

US MILITARY: NO DIRECT LINK FOUND BETWEEN ASSANGE AND MANNING Investigators have been unable to make any direct connection between jailed army private suspected with leaking secret documents and Julian Assange, founder of the whistleblowing website WikiLeaks. (NBC)

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF OBAMA PREPARES STATE OF THE UNION President blocks off whole day for “line edits” on evening speech before Congress and the nation, expected to focus on economy. (Politico)

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