State of the Union video; day of protests; Giffords tweets
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International news: Day of Protests
The streets of Egypt, Palestine and Lebanon were filled with demonstrations Tuesday. Inspired by events in Tunisia, Egyptians took to the streets to call for an end of Hosni Mubarak's 30-year rule. In Lebanon, two days of protests ended Wednesday. Thousands of Sunnis demonstrated against the growing influence of Hezbollah in the Lebanese government. And after the news organization al-Jazeera leaked documents concerning the Palestine-Israeli relationship, Palestinian demonstrators attacked al-Jazeera's office.
National news: Obama's 'Win the future' speech
President Obama delivered a charged speech for Tuesday's State of the Union. He repeatedly declared the need to "win the future." For all those who missed the speech, The Post's Dan Balz has recapped the speech with analysis:
Tech news: Giffords tweets
With the news that Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) will be transferred to the rehabilitation center Wednesday after her condition was upgraded from serious to good, a new tweet appeared on her timeline, wishing her intern Daniel Hernandez a happy birthday. Hernandez attended the State of the Union address.
From the entire Giffords team: Happy 21st Birthday Daniel Hernandez! Sounds like you have fun plans tonight :)
| January 26, 2011; 9:30 AM ET
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