This week in news: February 5-11 rundown

TL;DR – TOP 10 STORIES FOR THE WEEK

  1. Super Bowl LI
  2. Continued controversy over the Dakota Access pipeline
  3. DeVos and other cabinet confirmations
  4. Immigration raids in several states
  5. Evacuations in Greece to defuse WW2 bomb
  6. Protest in Iraq
  7. Stadium stampede in Angola
  8. Afghanistan suicide bomb
  9. North Korea conducts missile test
  10. Natural disasters kill 12+ people in Indonesia and the Philippines

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This week in news: January 15-21 rundown

TL;DR – TOP 10 STORIES FOR THE WEEK

  1. Barack Obama commuted sentences for hundreds of inmates, including Chelsea Manning
  2. Donald Trump was officially sworn in as the 45th president of the United States
  3. Women’s march
  4. “El Chapo” extradited
  5. Brazilian prisons remain unstable
  6. Three shootings in Mexico
  7. Bus crashes in Italy
  8. U.S. performs air strikes in Syria and Libya, some of Obama’s final actions
  9. Nigerian air force mistakenly bombs aid camp
  10. Turkish plane crashes into a village

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This week in news: January 1-7 rundown

TL;DR – TOP 10 STORIES FOR THE WEEK

  1. Fort Lauderdale airport shooting
  2. FBI/CIA/NSA report on allegations of Russian hacking
  3. Protests in Mexico over gas prices
  4. Brazilian prison massacres kill at least 80
  5. Finland starting basic monthly income experiment
  6. Bombing in Iraq kills or injures over 100
  7. Car bomb kills 43 in Syria
  8. Battle for Mosul continues
  9. Turkey questions level of U.S. participation in fighting ISIS
  10. Swiss scientists develop solar prototype to power pacemakers

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This week in news: November 20-26 rundown

TL;DR – TOP 10 STORIES FOR THE WEEK

  1. Protests over Dakota Access Pipeline continue
  2. Fidel Castro dies
  3. Bolivia declares a national emergency over severe drought
  4. Norwegian police charge 51 over pedophilia ring
  5. Bombing in Iraq kills 77
  6. Syrian civil war continues
  7. Train derailment in India kills and injures 250+
  8. Scandal-ridden South Korean president formally accused of wrongdoing
  9. Construction accident in China kills 67
  10. Advanced weather satellite launched

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This week in news: September 18-24 rundown

This week in news

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  • USA accidentally gives citizenship to 858 people who were to be deported
  • Obama vetoes 9/11 bill
  • Manhattan bomber found and charged
  • Mass shooting in Washington state
  • Charlotte protests
  • Continued email controversies
  • Syrian cease-fire ends, UN convoy attacked
  • Fighting and protests in Congo
  • Puerto Rico¬†without power
  • North Korean websites revealed
  • Yahoo hacked, with information stolen from half a billion accounts

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This week in news: August 28 to September 3 rundown

tl;dr

  • Hurricanes for each US coast, Louisiana still struggling to recover
  • Foreign hackers broke into US election databases
  • Trump visits Mexico, FBI releases notes on Clinton
  • First US-Cuba commercial flight since 1961
  • Continued clashes in the Middle East
  • Brazilian president impeached
  • Colombia cease-fire
  • Samsung recalling faulty phones
  • EU rules that Apple owes billions in unpaid taxes
  • Oldest fossil on Earth may have been found

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