Deadly clashes as anger with Egypt military boils over


AFP – A second day of clashes with Egyptian police left five more people dead as anger against the ruling military boiled over amid fury at the recent deaths of 74 people in football-related violence. Marchers took to the streets across the country to demand that the generals cede power immediately after a night of violence in several cities. Two protesters died in Cairo of tear gas inhalation after being rushed to hospital unconscious from outside the interior ministry, where clashes raged into Friday night. Another two protesters died in violence in the northeast canal city of Suez, according to a security source. Meanwhile the official Mena news agency reported that a soldier injured…

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Actor Ben Gazzara dead at 81

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Actor Ben Gazzara, known for his brooding tough-guy presence in dozens of films, television shows and stage productions over his long career, died of pancreatic cancer on Friday at a Manhattan hospital, his lawyer said. He was 81. The New York-born performer died Friday afternoon at […]