AP - President Barack Obama ventured to America's foremost Roman Catholic university, where the country's deep divisions over abortion and stem-cell research have moved to the forefront in a time of war and recession.

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Libya's Sharara, El Feel oilfields restart after pipeline protest
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Mohamed Almahdi Alnajeh, a member of the local Zintan region elders council, told Reuters they had reached a negotiated deal with the group blocking the Sharara pipeline to end the protest. The protesters were told to take up demands to NOC, he said.

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India: Kashmir Bans Social Media Sites After Protests
Newsweek
Authorities have banned 22 social media sites in the Indian-controlled state of Kashmir, including Facebook, Twitter and Whatsapp. Officials claim the restriction is necessary for ?public order? after a wave of protests in the last few weeks ...

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Washington Post
There's no Ann Coulter speech planned. But protesters are converging on Berkeley Thursday.
Washington Post
Ann Coulter's speech at the University of California at Berkeley was canceled. But the debate and hostility that was unleashed by the controversy over her speech continues. Demonstrators who participated in other recent violent clashes on Berkeley's ...

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Atlanta Journal Constitution
Could hundreds of protesters tie up downtown Atlanta as Donald Trump comes to the NRA convention?
Atlanta Journal Constitution
At the same time, other protesters are expected to gather at Centennial Olympic Park, which is much closer to the convention site. Then on Saturday, national advocates backed by Everytown for Gun Safety are planning a, 11 a.m. rally at Woodruff Park.

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Anadolu Agency
Freedom Day protests call for Zuma's resignation
Anadolu Agency
Protests against Zuma began three weeks ago when he replaced several high-profile ministers in a Cabinet reshuffle leading to tumbling of the country's currency and stock markets. This caused losses in millions of U.S. dollars. Zelda La Grange, a ...

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Hospital bosses meet in wake of Shropshire baby deaths scandal - LIVE updates
shropshirestar.com
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has ordered a review of avoidable baby deaths linked to the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust (SaTH). But when SaTH board chairman and chief executive Simon Wright told the meeting at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital ...

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Alt-right thugs want to bring muscle to liberal protests
New York Post
Kyle Chapman ? a ?proud American nationalist? who became a conservative hero in some circles after his arrest this month during fierce clashes between anti-fascist protesters and Trump demonstrators ? announced the formation of the new group last ...



Newsweek
Berkeley Police Crackdown on Protesters Possible, Mayor Says Amid Ann Coulter Controversy
Newsweek
The mayor of Berkeley, California, which has recently been embroiled in a controversy over a scheduled-then-canceled-then-rumored-then-canceled-again Ann Coulter speech, is not happy. Speaking Wednesday night, Mayor Jesse Arreguín told Mother ...

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Christian Science Monitor
New Silicon Valley perk: paid time off to protest
Christian Science Monitor
About a month before the protest, Mars's company ? a San Francisco startup called Buoyant ? joined a handful of others in announcing that it would provide additional paid time off for employees to participate in civic activities. The idea, says Buoyant ...

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Los Angeles Times
Berkeley braces for 'riot-like' protests even without Ann Coulter
Los Angeles Times
?On college campuses, that means that the best way to combat hateful speech is through counter-speech, vigorous and creative protest, and debate, not threats of violence or censorship.? UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks released a public statement ...

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