Egypt's Ousted President Morsi Faces Espionage Charges & Today's News

Egypt’s ousted President Morsi is facing more charges - this time, it’s espionage. A blind New York man is alive Wednesday because of his guide dog. Members of Pussy Riot and protesters from a detained Greenpeace ship might be free after Russia passed an amnesty bill.

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