Winner of Egyptian Election Will Face 'Turbulent Future'
<div class='node-body'><p>Egyptians headed to the voting booths across the country today for the first round of presidential elections, the first since the fall of Hosni Mubarak, who was deposed by revolutionary protests in February of 2011. A field of 13 candidates are on the ballot in the two-day election with the top two vote-getters set to compete in a final vote scheduled for June 16-17.</p></div><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-news-hp-image">
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