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Gulf Coast anglers plan protest against fishing limits

Added: 23.05.2017 19:25 | 1 views | 0 comments

Recreational anglers along the Gulf Coast are planning floating protests against strict federal limits on red snapper fishing.

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SUNY provost set to be new University of Missouri chancellor

Added: 23.05.2017 18:27 | 7 views | 0 comments

The University of Missouri System is set to hire the provost and executive vice chancellor at the State University of New York to run its flagship campus in Columbia, two years after the previous chancellor resigned amid protests over racial concerns on campus.

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Jailed Former Jakarta Governor Ahok Will Drop Appeal Against Blasphemy Conviction

Added: 23.05.2017 11:16 | 1 views | 0 comments

Jakarta's former governor, a Christian, will withdraw an appeal against his controversial jailing for insulting Islam in Muslim-majority Indonesia, to allow prosecutors to appeal the sentence and calm protests, his family and lawyers said on Tuesday. Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, an ethnic Chinese popularly known as "Ahok", was jailed on May 9 for a longer-than-expected term in a ruling that critics fear will embolden hardline Islamist forces to challenge...

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Brazil president withdraws objection to investigation against him

Added: 23.05.2017 8:34 | 1 views | 0 comments

President Temer has allowed an investigation against him for corruption by the Supreme Court to go ahead. However, even as nationwide protests continue to grow, Temer has refused to step down. ......

Trump meets Palestinian leader Abbas in West Bank

Added: 23.05.2017 7:58 | 1 views | 0 comments

The US president holds talks with Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem, amid protests against the visit.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

Bernie backers rage over Calif. Democratic Party chair race

Added: 23.05.2017 3:53 | 1 views | 0 comments

Audit underway after accusations of ballot stuffing, floor protests.

From: www.politico.com

Protesters Set Fire To Hugo Chavez's Childhood Home in Venezuela

Added: 23.05.2017 3:06 | 1 views | 0 comments

On Monday in western Venezuela, Protesters took their message against the socialist government to the next level by setting late President Hugo Chavez's childhood home on fire, according to The Associated Press. "It is pretty symbolic that the citizens are venting their frustrations on the author of the Bolivarian revolution," said Eric Farnsworth, vice president of the Council of the Americas. Protests have already destroyed several statues that commemorate Chavez, who was the founder of Venezuela's "Bolivarian revolution" and mentor to current President Nicolas Maduro who has led the country into triple-digit inflation. In Barinas protesters lit the house along with several government...

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Fresh Venezuela clashes after man set alight

Added: 23.05.2017 2:59 | 1 views | 0 comments

Doctors rallied in Venezuela Monday in the latest street protests against President Nicolas Maduro, as a young man lay in hospital after being set on fire by an angry crowd. Three people were killed in violent riots in late president Hugo Chavez's home state of Barinas, bringing the death toll to 51 as the unrest entered its eighth week, the public prosecution service said. An AFP reporter saw demonstrators burn a government office and a police car in the western town of Barinas in the state of the same name.

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Protesters and Tunisian Police Clash After Young Man Killed by Police Vehicle

Added: 23.05.2017 2:02 | 1 views | 0 comments

Tunisian security forces fired teargas on protesters on Monday after they rioted and burned down two police stations after a young man was killed by a police vehicle hitting him during protests over unemployment, according to Reuters. The Tatatouine province has had protesters demanding jobs and a portion of the wealth from the energy industry, leading to the forced closure of two oil and gas pumping stations where Italy's ENI SpA, Austria's OMV AG, and France's Perenco operates. State-run Tatatouine Radio said youths had burned out two local police stations during the clashes and police had withdrawn from the town. Images from the town showed burned out vehicles in the street and charred...

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Protester dies amid fears of more unrest in Tunisia

Added: 22.05.2017 22:16 | 1 views | 0 comments

One protester is killed after a national guard vehicle ran him over and at least 50 others injured in south Tunisia.

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From: www.aljazeera.com

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