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CAIRO (AFP) – Egypt’s first government since the military ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi almost two weeks ago was officially sworn in on Tuesday, state television reported.

The 35-member cabinet, including caretaker prime minister Hazem al-Beblawi, individually took their oath before army-appointed interim president Adly Mansour.

Army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the general behind the popularly backed coup that toppled Morsi on July 3, was appointed first deputy prime minister and minister of defence.

A former ambassador to Washington, Nabil Fahmy, took the post of foreign minister, while Mohammed Ibrahim, who served as interior minister in Morsi’s government, retained his job.

There are three women ministers in the new cabinet, including health minister Maha El-Rabat. One of the women is a Coptic Christian.

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(Reuters) - An armed man who tried to breach the FBI building in Cincinnati, Ohio, on Thursday was shot dead by police following a car chase, a gun battle and a standoff in a cornfield northeast of town, officials said.

Police had yet to identify the dead man and during a pair of news briefings declined to comment on his motive. The New York Times and NBC News, citing unnamed sources, identified him as Ricky Shiffer, 42, who may have had extreme right-wing views.

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Federal agents were searching for secret documents pertaining to nuclear weapons among other classified materials when they raided former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home on Monday, according to a new report.

Citing people familiar with the investigation, the Washington Post reported on Thursday night that some of the documents sought by investigators in Trump’s home were related to nuclear and “special access programs,” but didn’t specify if they referred to the U.S. arsenal or another nations' weapons, or whether such documents were found.

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