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The week in news #82 – 2017NOV13 … 2017NOV19

For this 82nd week, another selection of the most relevant world news and articles: major earthquake in Iran/Iraq kills more than 300, empathic robots, Billy Gibbons joining Guns N’ Roses on stage, new Tesla car and truck, Malcolm Young (AC/DC) dies at 64, etc.

As mentioned before, most contents are curated (in either English or Portuguese) via Feedly or Wikipedia’s Current Events.

  • Tuesday, 2017.Nov.14:
    • Bill Gates: “Why I’m investing in the fight against Alzheimer’s” [Pulse]
    • Bitcoin trumble erases $38 bn [Business Standard]
    • Riscos do sector financeiro para 2018 [Jornal Económico]
    • Italy fails to qualify to the World Cup, and a nation mourns [New York Times]
  • Wednesday, 2017.Nov.15:
    • Volvo’s parente company now owns a flying car company [Engadget]
    • Zimbabwe’s military, in apparent takeover, has custody of Mugabe [New York Times] [CNN]
    • MasterCard has filed a patent on its own blockchain-based solution [Tech Crunch]
  • Thursday, 2017.Nov.16:
    • REN diz que State Grid, Fidelidade e Red Elétrica [Jornal de Negócios]
    • China is building 30 “sponge cities” to soften climate change [Futurism]
    • Religion is never an excuse to verbally abuse children [Huffington Post]
    • Study finds 4.2 million children experience homelessness every year [NPR]
    • Antartida was once covered by forest and one was found fossilised [National Geographic]
    • Borowitz Report: Trump voters celebrate tax-cut for everyone but them [The New Yorker]
    • Two stars slammed into each other and solved half of Astronomy’s problems [FiveThirtyEight]
    • Leonardo Da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi” sells for $450m at Christie’s [ARTnews]
    • Peru beats New Zealand 2-0 to return to the World Cup, 36 years later [BBC]
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  • Friday, 2017.Nov.17:
    • From teacher to oppressor: the rise and fall of Robert Mugabe [Quartz]
    • Governo admite reposição salarial a professores durante a legislatura [Jornal de Negócios]
    • Exotic birds being smuggled from Indonesia in drain pipes [BBC]
    • Tesla unveils new roadster, due in 2020 [Engadget] [The Verge]
    • This is the self-driving Tesla Semitruck [The Verge] [Engadget] [Quartz]
    • Celtics defeat Warriors 92-88 for 14th straight win [Bleacher Report]
    • Charlotte Gainsbourg – Rest [Pitchfork]
  • Sunday, 2017.Nov.19:
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