U.S. officials approach tumult in Egypt with caution

By JOSH LEDERMAN and LAURIE KELLMAN, Associated Press Published: July 5, 2013
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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and his national security team tread delicately Thursday in the aftermath of the ouster of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, urging the restive nation to quickly return authority to a democratically elected civilian government and avoid violence. The administration still declined to take sides in the volatile developments as Egypt's military installed an interim government leader.

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