This week in news: January 29 – February 4 rundown

TL;DR – TOP 10 STORIES FOR THE WEEK

  1. President Trump’s temporary travel ban was blocked
  2. US raid in Yemen leaves at least 25 dead
  3. Protests at Berkeley over conservative speaker
  4. Delaware prison hostage situation
  5. Canadian shooting at a mosque
  6. UK votes to begin Brexit
  7. Protests in Romania
  8. Iranian missile test, and sanctions
  9. Clashes in the Congo
  10. New brain interface allows paralyzed people to communicate

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This week in news: January 22-28 rundown

TL;DR – TOP 10 STORIES FOR THE WEEK

  1. President Donald Trump signed over a dozen executive orders, the source of many headlines throughout the week
  2. Severe storms created chaos in the southeastern USA
  3. Chile is experiencing “the country’s worst forest fires ever”
  4. Internet blackout in Cameroon
  5. Conflict in Somalia kills 28
  6. Paris to begin experiment with driverless buses
  7. UK court rules Parliament must vote on Brexit
  8. Israel approves controversial new settlements
  9. Train derailment in India kills or injures 100 people
  10. Physicists claim to have turned hydrogen into metal

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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 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: October 1-8 rundown

tl;dr – top stories for the week

  1. Chicago police corruption exposed
  2. Clinton: more emails leaked (from John Podesta)
  3. Trump: leaked video of lewd remarks plus 1995 tax returns
  4. UK to formally begin leaving EU within 6 months
  5. Colombian peace deal rejected by voters
  6. Saudi coalition allegedly kills and injures over 500 in strike
  7. Over 50 dead in Ethiopia after protests
  8. Hurricane Matthew blasts Haiti and other countries, leaving hundreds dead
  9. Mass surveillance: Yahoo scans customer emails at request of government agencies
  10. Nobel prizes awarded

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