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U.S. cutting aid to Egypt
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Following the drama in Egypt, a U.S. official says the United States will cut off hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to the country.
Dozens of demonstrators were killed this weekend after supporters of the ousted president clashed with military supporters.
According to the U.S., the decision was made to cut the money after a quote "accumulation of events," including the recent violence.
The suspension will formally take effect in the coming days.
Meanwhile, Egypt has set a date for ousted President Mohammed Morsi on November 4th for charges of inciting violence.