Ecuador's President Rafael Correa, bottom, is rescued by soldiers from a hospital where he was holed up by protesting police in Quito, Ecuador, Thursday Sept. 30, 2010. Soldiers rescued Correa from a hospital where he had been trapped by rebellious police for more than 12 hours while he was being treated for tear-gas fired by hundreds of police angry over a law that they claim would cut their benefits. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)
Ecuador's President Rafael Correa, bottom, is rescued by soldiers from a hospital where he was holed up by protesting police in Quito, Ecuador, Thursday Sept. 30, 2010. Soldiers rescued Correa from a hospital where he had been trapped by rebellious police for more than 12 hours while he was being treated for tear-gas fired by hundreds of police angry over a law that they claim would cut their benefits. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa) Associated Press
Ecuador's President Rafael Correa, bottom, is rescued by soldiers from a hospital where he was holed up by protesting police in Quito, Ecuador, Thursday Sept. 30, 2010. Soldiers rescued Correa from a hospital where he had been trapped by rebellious police for more than 12 hours while he was being treated for tear-gas fired by hundreds of police angry over a law that they claim would cut their benefits. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa) Associated Press

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September 30, 2010 11:37 PM

Ecuador's army frees president from police after tense day

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