Put this in the category of more than speculation but less than confirmed: Word is filtering in that Hosni Mubarak may step down as early as today.
The BBC tweets: “Egypt’s Mubarak ‘may step down.’”
Reuters tweets: “Developing: Egyptian PM tells BBC that Mubarak may step down and the situation in the country will be clarified soon.”
MSNBC reports: “Mubarak to step down as Egypt’s leader, Suleiman to take over, sources tell NBC News”
Stay tuned …
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