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Egypt to hold first-ever military coup: Minister

Egypt has declared a state of emergency and called on its armed forces to take power, state news agency MENA said.In a statement, the interior ministry said it was called by Interior Minister Ahmed Abu Zeid, who had urged soldiers and security forces to protect Egypt from the military coup that ousted the Islamist president

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How did the $1.2 billion stimulus program work?

In January, Congress approved a $1 trillion stimulus package that provides $1,200 billion in aid to states and localities and $1 billion to the federal government, as well as $400 billion to be paid by the federal Department of Veterans Affairs.But that money was only the beginning.Congress also approved $300 billion in loans to states