Egypt

Egyptian Military Officers Are in State TV Newsroom

Seeking to establish control of institutions

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CAIRO (AP)—Egypt's military moved to tighten its control on key institutions Wednesday, even putting officers in the newsroom of state TV, in preparation for an almost certain push to remove the country's Islamist president when an afternoon ultimatum expires.

Mohammed Morsi, sworn in a year ago as Egypt's first freely elected president, has vowed not to step down in the face of millions of protesters in the streets in the biggest anti-government rallies the country has seen.