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Weekend talking points: 7 top stories
What happened this week? Egypt sank into chaos. The unemployment rate dropped to a four-year low. And Kate Middleton revealed she's pregnant
 
Weekend talking points: 7 top stories AP Photo/Nasser Nasser

Egyptian protesters took to the streets in response to a power grab by President Mohamed Morsi, raising concerns that the country's fledgling democracy could be on the brink of collapse. Among other issues, Morsi is forging ahead with a referendum on a new constitution drafted by his Islamist allies, prompting accusations that Morsi is trying to turn Egypt into an autocratic theocracy.

 

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