A new pup graces the White House lawns; US cuts military aid to Egypt; Al Jazeera gets ready to launch American channel; and Musharraf is charged in murder of Benazir Bhutto. Meanwhile, NSYNC to reunite at 2013 VMAs; Britney Spears may release new album in September; and new photos of Prince George are revealed.
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Senator: Obama Administration Secretly Suspended Military Aid to Egypt, http://rtvote.com/14gbGSy
According to a leading US Senator, the US government has secretly treated Egypt’s military takeover as a coup, without publicly announcing it as such. With this private ruling, the Obama administration decided to temporarily suspend most military aid to the country. This action comes weeks after conflict began. The US government has considered cutting aid as a last straw in an effort to retain ties with one of few allies in the Middle East.
Pakitan ex-leader Musharraf charged over Bhutto murder, http://rtvote.com/16ZHEB9
Ex-President of Pakistan, Pervez Musharraf, has been charged in connection to former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto’s assassination. Bhutto was a leader of the opposition. This is also the first time a current or ex-army chief has been charged with a crime in Pakistan.
Al Jazeera America readies for launce with bold ‘real news’ formula, http://rtvote.com/16ZIvlm
The Qatar based network will launch an American division Tuesday, which will reach 50% of all US cable TV subscribers. The network strives for “less opinion, less yelling and fewer celebrity sightings.” The channel, and its popular online site, is a rare resource that provides live, extensive coverage of events in the Middle East.
Obama Family Welcomes New Dog Sunny, http://rtvote.com/14ggJCy
Sunny, a Portuguese Water Dog, joins the rest of the Obama clan in the White House. Bo is very excited to have a little sister!
Colleges Costs Increase While More Students Rely On Federal Aid, http://rtvote.com/1ao4JCH
With rising costs of college, more and more students are turning to federal aid, while state and institutional aid remains stagnant.
Kanye West stops by Kris Jenner’s talk show for interview, http://rtvote.com/14gd1st
*NSYNC Reunion May Be Planned For MTV’s 2013 Video Music Awards, http://rtvote.com/16ZN8f4
Britney Spears’ Countdown Clock Promises ‘All Eyes On Me’ On Sept. 17, http://rtvote.com/16ZNylD
Prince George Photos Released! See Prince William and Kate Middleton With Their Son in New Family Pics, http://rtvote.com/1ao6HDc