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Egypt: Obama silent over Egypt in muted Washington response to violence. The Guardian reports, "
Violence in Cairo was met with silence from Washington on Friday, as the Obama administration appeared to weigh its response to the evolving Egyptian crisis.
Egypt's new military regime clashed with pro-Muslim Brotherhood protesters during a series of demonstrations, leaving at least three people dead according to reports. The violence came as the army declared a state of emergency in Suez and southern Sinai and dissolved the upper house of the Egyptian parliament.
But criticism from Washington over the violence was, pointedly, muted. President Barack Obama did not issue a statement on Friday. Neither the State Department nor the Pentagon held briefings and Congress was out of session following the Fourth of July holiday.
*President Daniel Ortega says Nicaragua would be willing to give political asylum to US fugitive Edward Snowden "if circumstances permit" it.
*The team of Ron and Don contunie to discuss the Trayvon Martin trial and the signifigance of that this trial means for black Americans.
Twin Cities black leadership remains silent (crickets) on the shooting death of Terrrance Franklin. While Minneapolis police chief and mayor have washed their hands, there is no representation for the black community.
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