This week in news: February 26 – March 4 rundown

TL;DR – TOP 10 STORIES FOR THE WEEK

  1. Seven Maryland police officers arrested
  2. Trump gave a speech to Congress
  3. Sweden reintroduced a military draft
  4. EU may revoke visa-free travel for US citizens
  5. Battle for Mosul continued
  6. Jordan executed 15 people in one day
  7. Somalia and South Sudan plagued with famine
  8. Samsung chief to be indicted on bribery and embezzlement
  9. China made more steps to combat pollution
  10. SpaceX to fly two people around the moon in 2018

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This week in news: December 4-10 rundown

TL;DR – TOP 10 STORIES FOR THE WEEK

  1. North Dakota Access Pipeline construction stalled
  2. Jill Stein’s recounts not doing anything significant
  3. Neo-McCarthyist nonsense spreading through U.S.
  4. Italian PM resigns after votes on constitution reform
  5. Merkel re-elected leader of Germany
  6. Turkish bombs kill or injure almost 200
  7. Syrian civil war continues
  8. South Korean president impeached
  9. Earthquake kills over 100 in Indonesia
  10. Eleven countries agree to scale back oil production, aligning with OPEC

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This week in news: October 30 – November 5 rundown

TL;DR – TOP STORIES FOR THE WEEK

  1. Philadelphia transit workers strike
  2. Cubs win the World Series
  3. FBI investigations into Clinton, Trump
  4. Italy’s most powerful earthquake in almost 40 years
  5. Turkish crackdown/purge continues
  6. Car bombs in Turkey and Iraq kill or wound 200 people
  7. Continued fighting in Mosul and Yemen
  8. Train crash in Pakistan kills 17
  9. South Korean protests continue
  10. James Webb Space Telescope complete

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This week in news: October 16-22 rundown

TL;DR – TOP STORIES FOR THE WEEK

  1. Third presidential debate between Clinton and Trump
  2. Wikileaks releases more emails
  3. British spies had unlawful databases of citizen private data for 17 years
  4. Russian and Syrian governments announce pauses in Syria conflict, humanitarian corridor
  5. Yemen cease-fire
  6. Operation begins to retake Mosul, Iraq, from Islamic State militants
  7. Protests in Philippines
  8. Train derailment in Cameroon
  9. Rockets lift off for the International Space Station
  10. Large-scale attack on DNS provider leads to global internet interruptions

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This week in news: October 9-15 rundown

tl;dr – top stories for the week

  1. Hurricane Matthew’s effects still felt in Haiti and the United States
  2. Second Presidential Debate featuring Clinton and Trump
  3. Wikileaks releases thousands of emails from John Podesta
  4. US Navy and Houthi rebels trade missile fire in Yemen
  5. Bombings in Iraq and Turkey
  6. Ethiopia state of emergency
  7. Sudanese civil war
  8. Colombian protests
  9. Samsung Galaxy Note 7 still explodes, even replacements
  10. World’s longest-reigning monarch, Bhumibol Adulyadej, dies

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This week in news: September 25-30 rundown

tl;dr

  • At least one mass shooting in the USA
  • US government to pay almost half a billion dollars to Native Americans for “mismanagement”
  • New Jersey train crash injures over 100 people
  • Congress overrides a Obama veto for the first time
  • Escalations in Syria
  • World’s largest radio telescope to begin testing
  • Forces prepare for more fighting in Iraq
  • Drone strike killed or wounded about 30 people
  • Colombian civil war officially ends after more than 50 years
  • NASA believes they’ve found water on the moon Europa

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This week in news: September 4-10 rundown

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  • Wells Fargo Bank ordered to pay $185 million in fines/penalties
  • Hawaiian seafood caught by foreign crews confined to boats
  • Continued protests for Dakota Access Pipeline
  • NYC Commander-in-Chief Forum, political drama
  • Pope Francis declared Mother Teresa a saint
  • Bombs hit various Syrian/Afghan locations
  • Massive strike in India
  • iPhone 7 news everywhere
  • Species added/removed from endangered lists
  • Shrinking global wilderness

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This week in news: August 14-20 rundown

This week in news

tl;dr

  • US declares intent to shutter private prisons
  • Hackers continue to strike politicians and businesspeople
  • NASA makes some of their research free
  • Louisiana floods, California wildfires
  • 15 prisoners leave Guantanamo Bay for the UAE
  • Aetna makes partial withdrawal from Obamacare
  • Wedding bombed in Gaziantep, Turkey
  • Yemen airstrike hits hospital
  • Rio Olympics 2016

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