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Egypt Proclaims Holiday on Second Day of Presidential Vote

The Egyptian government proclaimed an official holiday on the second and final day of a two-day presidential election Tuesday, and extended voting hours to accomodate voters.  Electoral officials offered no clues about turnout for the first day of voting. Women wearing headscarves cheered and ululated as voters lined up outside a women's polling station in the Cairo working-class district of Imbaba.  Many families took advantage of the official holiday to lounge around local...

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