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: December 25-31 rundown

TL;DR – TOP 10 STORIES FOR THE WEEK

  1. USA announces sanctions versus Russia over alleged hacking
  2. Obama creates new national monuments in Utah/Nevada
  3. Minimum wage increases for 20 states
  4. Nationwide ceasefire for Syria
  5. Israel announces plans to ignore UN resolution condemning settlements
  6. Terrorists strike Turkey
  7. Bombs explode in Iraq
  8. Russian plane with choir crashes
  9. India tests nuclear missile
  10. First trial using gene editing to attempt combating cancer

A number of celebrations occurred around the globe for Christmas, Hanukkah, News Years, and others.

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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: 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: 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: August 21-27 rundown

TL;DR

  • Flooding in US (Louisiana) and India
  • Dakota Access Pipeline
  • National Park Service 100th anniversary
  • Rio Olympics 2016 ends
  • Italy earthquake
  • Car bomb in Turkey, military campaign in Syria
  • North Korea missile launch
  • Colombia conflict reaches agreement
  • Possible earthlike planet near Proxima Centauri

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This week in news: August 14-20 rundown

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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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This week in news: July 17-23 rundown

This week in news

tl;dr

  • Shooting in Louisiana
  • Republican National Convention, Trump officially nominated
  • Wikileaks releases of DNC emails, Turkish emails
  • Violence in Germany
  • Erdogan purging positions in Turkey
  • Airstrikes in Syria
  • Suicide bombing in Afghanistan
  • India breaks the record for planting trees in 1 day
  • San Diego Comic-Con

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