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: 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: 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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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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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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