Pentagon Press Secretary: US Not Invading Egypt

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_3033a03fce.jpgiStockPhoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The Pentagon was forced to issue an astounding denial after reports in the Egyptian media said that a U.S. task force in the Red Sea was about to "invade Egypt". Earlier this week three U.S. ships led by the USS San Antonio - a transport platform - carrying the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit moved into the northern Red Sea.

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Egypt’s Islamists Stage ‘Million-Man March’

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_f696f66e7a.jpgMAHMOUD KHALED/AFP/Getty Images(CAIRO) -- Tens of thousands of pro-Islamist protesters poured into eastern Cairo Friday night to rally in support of ousted president Mohammed Morsi. Answering the Muslim Brotherhood’s call for a “million-man march” on the first Friday of the holy month of Ramadan, protesters held signs reading “Down With the Military Rule” and “No to Treason, No to Military Coup.”

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US Official: Israel Launched Airstrike in Syria Last Week

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_5bbdf4934d.jpgHemera/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Israeli warplanes conducted an airstrike on July 5 in the northern Syrian port city of Latakia, a U.S. official said, confirming a report. The attack is believed to be the fourth Israeli airstrike conducted in Syria this year targeting shipments of advanced Russian weapons that Syria is providing to Hezbollah in Lebanon.

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'Technical Issue' Grounds Second Dreamliner Friday in UK

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_05c5bebeaa.jpgMatt Hosford/ABC News(MANCHESTER, England) -- A Boeing 787 Dreamliner operated by  Thomson Airways was forced to return to Manchester, England Friday after it “experienced a technical issue” en route to Sanford, Fla., the airline said. The airline is not giving any more details about what caused the incident, but the airport says it was not an emergency.

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Train Carrying 385 People Derails Outside Paris

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_737ad53a21.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock(PARIS) -- At least seven people were killed and dozens more injured Friday when a packed passenger train carrying nearly 400 people derailed and careened into a station outside Paris, authorities said. Officials did not say whether the deaths were among those only aboard the train or on the platform at Bretigny-sur-Orge station.

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