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08/15/2013 07:01 pm ET Updated Oct 15, 2013

Egypt Travel Warning: State Department Warns Americans To Leave

The United States warned its citizens on Thursday not to travel to Egypt and called on those already there to leave.

The State Department travel warning was issued one day after a brutal crackdown on street protests in Cairo ordered by Egypt's military-backed government left more than 500 people dead.

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