News Headlines - 11 February 2011

▽Obama: Egypt Will Never Be The Same  - Voice of America
President Barack Obama said the people of Egypt have inspired the American people through their peaceful 18-day campaign for democracy. Obama said Friday that "today" belongs to Egypt’s people, after the resignation of their longtime president, Hosni Mubarak.

▽Republicans Welcome Obama Administration's Fannie, Freddie Plan - Wall Street Journal
The Obama administration's plan to eliminate Fannie Mae (FNMA) and Freddie Mac (FMCC) drew a warm reception from Republicans who have long been critics of the mortgage giants.

▽David Cameron warned by charity leader over spending cuts - The Guardian
Community Links founder David Robinson tells PM slashing expenditure is destroying social services

▽Sarkozy under pressure as French judges take to the streets - The Guardian
Thousands of judges and lawyers have taken to the streets in unprecedented protests against Nicolas Sarkozy, paralysing the legal system and shutting down almost all France's courthouses this week...
Judges were furious that Sarkozy would declare a suspect guilty before either a trial or the end of investigations. They accused him of using the case to boost his "tough on crime" image ahead of what will be a tough race for presidential re-election next year.

▽Photo of maimed Bibi wins top prize - CNN
South African photographer Jodi Bieber has clinched the 2010 World Press Photo award for her haunting portrait of a brutally mutilated Afghan girl.







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