CNN Radio News Day: January 25, 2013
Thousands of Egyptian protestors gather for a demonstration in Cairo's landmark Tahrir Square on January 25, 2013.
January 25th, 2013
04:48 PM ET

CNN Radio News Day: January 25, 2013

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  • In Egypt, Tahrir Square today looks almost the same as it did two years ago when violent clashes between protesters and police eventually led to the revolution that ended the reign of President Hosni Mubarak.  However, this time the object of much of the simmering rage is Mubarak's successor – democratically elected President Mohamed Morsy. While some in Tahrir Square Friday were celebrating the anniversary, many of the groups were made up of liberals, moderates and secularists who claim that Morsy and the Muslim Brotherhood have hijacked the revolution and its ideals:

"Look at the constitution. Is this a constitution for all people?" asks one protester.       

  • It's been running for more than four decades. Every January, the world's elite gather in the snow-capped mountains and alpine resort of Davos, Switzerland for the World Economic Forum. Its wide-ranging goal – to improve the state of the world. The exchange of ideas comes from some 2,500 people out of more than 100 countries, including hundreds of top business executives mixed-in with heads of state. CNN emerging markets editor John Defterios is there:

"It's hard to find anywhere in the world, where you can get that sort of brain power under one roof."

  • Last week, a musician you've probably never heard of passed away. Her name is Precious Bryant. With her death at the age of 71, blues music folklorist George Mitchell says there's something else that is now lost – a type of signing known as lower Chattahoochee style:

"She was the last of the really old-time traditional blues musicians. And so now there are none."

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