Last night the world watched as the defiant leader Hosni Mubarak announced he would not run for re-election but would finish his term. President Obama made clear his administration’s support for an “orderly transition” of power in Egypt. The chain reaction continues with King Abdullah of Jordan reorganizing the government and long time Yemen President Saleh vowing not to extend his current term in office.
Meanwhile the U.S. midsection and the Northeast corridor brace, yet again, for a powerful storm, resulting in almost 10,000 flight cancellations for, Tuesday and Wednesday.
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