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Lawyer: Egypt's Mubarak Could Be Freed Soon

The lawyer for deposed Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak said he could soon be freed, having served two-thirds of a corruption sentence and been cleared in the deaths of anti-government demonstrators in 2011. The 86-year-old Mubarak is being held in a military hospital, serving a three-year sentence in the graft case. But his attorney, Farid al-Deeb, said Sunday the former Egyptian leader could be released early under a new Egyptian provision that frees prisoners after they have served...

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