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Mubarak's Trial Ends, Sentencing Set For June

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Hosni Mubarak's seven month trial ended Wednesday. If convicted in the deaths of protesters who rose against him, he could receive the death penalty. But many Egyptians are doubtful the secretive and long trial will bring justice. The verdict and sentencing are set for June.
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