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First -- breaking news as we watch another deadly crisis unfolding now in Egypt.
Angry demonstrators -- taken to the streets reportedly by the millions.
Several members of Egypt's cabinet have now resigned.
And one of two crucial deadlines for the regime has come and gone.
But moments ago the defiant president Mohamed Morsi in a televised address to the nation.
Refuse to step down.
Protesters right now marching on the president's palace in Cairo.
Four days they've also -- top -- square the center for the uprising that toppled Egypt's former President Hosni Mubarak back in 2011.
And now one year after president Morsi in the Muslim Brotherhood took charge activists say the time has come for reform yet again.
They point that Egypt's economy is in shambles inflation has skyrocket.
And severe fuel shortages have forced egyptians to wait in long lines for hours.
That brings us to the deadlines first protesters vowed that they would storm the Presidential Palace about ten blocks from top -- square.
If president -- did not step down by Tuesday.
It's early Wednesday morning in Egypt right now.
A live look in Cairo there out in force but so far as far as we know they've not acted on the palace.
Then there's the second deadline it comes from military officials who say they will step in and take control.
If president -- does not reach a deal with the opposition by Wednesday evening Cairo time.
That leaves just eighteen hours or so.
And here you can see president Morsi supporters treating it with sticks.
To fight back against any coup.
At least 23 people reported dead from the protests since Sunday more injuries today.
And the White House says President Obama called president Morsi yesterday and said the US is not committed to any single political party in Egypt.
But for the second time in less than three years Egypt's president a key ally in a very turbulent region faces a very uncertain future.
Conner Powell is live for us in Cairo Connor.
Separate Egyptian president Mohamed -- was on television tonight defending his government -- reminding egyptians that he was democratically elected just one year ago.
Admits -- -- during his first year that he is refusing to step down now there is a real sense here.
In -- that Egypt is on its on the verge of dramatic political change whether it is democratic or peaceful or violent is still very unclear now.
The protesters -- -- square have been celebrating all day today they believe the Egyptian military is on their side against Mohamed Morsi against the Muslim Brotherhood.
Now the Egyptian military says that they are just mediators that they want to find a peaceful solution to this political crisis.
But he gets inside that the top military leader did meet with prop up president more -- today.
There was nothing -- came out of that however -- plant is being floated around Egypt right now.
That would essentially it's great the current constitution dissolved parliament.
It also hold new elections that of course would be.
Severe blow to the Muslim Brotherhood in president Mohamed Morsi it's unlikely that we'll be accepted by them setting up a potential showdown in the next 24 hours -- Connor will be back to you as events warrant me.
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