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July 2, 2013 11:43 pm

In Defiant Speech, Morsi Refuses to Step Down

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Mohamed Morsi. Photo: Jonathan Rashad.

Fox News – Egypt teetered on the brink of overthrow late Tuesday after a defiant Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi rejected an ultimatum issued by the military and at least 23 people were reported killed in clashes between his supporters and opponents.

Defense officials have pledged to intervene if the government does not address public demands and end the political turmoil engulfing Cairo.

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