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Why: Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi rejected early Tuesday morning a 48-hour ultimatum given by the army, throwing Egypt further into political turmoil. The armed forces said Monday that political powers have 48 hours to meet the people's demands or it will implement a "road map" for the nation's future ¿ an announcement Morsi described as confusing while vowing to implement his own plans for national reconciliation. [USA Today]

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