Egyptian authorities authorized police to use deadly force to protect themselves and key state institutions from attacks, after supporters of the deposed Islamist president torched two local ... more 
Egyptian authorities authorized police to use deadly force to protect themselves and key state institutions from attacks, after supporters of the deposed Islamist president torched two local government buildings near the capital. The Interior Ministry, which is in charge of national security, said that the new measures come after the angry crowd stormed the buildings in Giza, the city next to Cairo that is home to the famed pyramids. President Barack Obama said the United States "deplores" the violence against civilians in the recent Egyptian military crackdown against protests in Cairo. less 
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Thu, Aug 15, 2013 1:50 PM EDT