Six people die in ongoing protests in Egypt; the Royal Baby is born; US military officer suggests against intervention in Syria; and crash landing in New York leads to injuries. Meanwhile, Beyonce’s hair gets caught in a fan; Amanda Bynes is accused of trespassing; and J.J. Abrams talks about Star Wars 7 movie.
-Ally + Maura
6 Die in Egypt as Morsi Supporters Continue Protests, http://rtvote.com/15F6s0B
Six people were killed Tuesday near a sit-in in Cairo, bringing the 24-hour death toll to 9 and making this the most fatal period since July 8, 2013. The current event was marked by street violence, indicating a shift from July 8 when most civilians were killed by soldiers and police officers.
Southwest’s LaGuardia Airport Landing Gear Collapse Results in Injuries, http://rtvote.com/15F9kdZ
The malfunctioned front landing gear of a Southwest Airlines flight from Nashville to New York led to a crash Monday evening. There were no fatalities, but at least 22 passengers and crew were given medical attention on the scene or at the hospital. The event was given heightened attention following the Asiana crash-landing in San Francisco about 2 weeks ago.
World awaits first glimpse of Kate and William’s royal baby boy, http://rtvote.com/15Fc4b6
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and Prince William have welcomed a baby boy as the new royal heir, who will be third in line for the British throne. The prince was born at 4:24 PM on Monday, weighing 8 pounds and 6 ounces. A name has not yet been announced.
US military intervention in Syria would create ‘unintended consequences,’ http://rtvote.com/131Vd3M
General Martin Dempsey, a top U.S. military officer, suggested that involving US troops in Syria would likely lead to deeper involvement and “unintended consequences.” He also suggests that without viable opposition to the Syrian regime, we could “inadvertently empower extremists or unleash the very chemical weapons we seeks to control.”
Due to Global Warming, End Is Virtually Certain for NYC, Boston, Miami, Holland, http://rtvote.com/19fLz1o
Carbon emission reports predict a rise in sea levels anywhere from 8 inches to 7 feet in the next 100 years. By the end of the century, reports say there will be at least a 4-degree Fahrenheit temperature rise on Earth.
Beyonce: My Hair is Stuck in the Fan!, http://rtvote.com/15FjmM1
Amanda Bynes: Accused of Trespassing, Cops Called to Old Folks Home, http://rtvote.com/19fL9YE
Supernatural’s Jensen Ackles Talks Human Castiel, Fatherhood and Playing Batman: “It Would Be a Dream Come True,”http://rtvote.com/15Fl8gc
Miley Cyrus Calls Justin Bieber ‘Stupid,’ Suggests He Take a Break, http://rtvote.com/15Fv3Cs
J.J. Abrams NOT Leaving Star Wars 7, Says Lucasfilm, http://rtvote.com/15Fvf4D
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