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The week in news #92 – 2018JAN22 … 2018JAN28

For this 92nd week, another selection of the most relevant world news and articles: Alaska hit by 7.9 earthquake, USA will tax foreign solar panels, Federer-Cilic at Australian Open final, etc.

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

  • Monday, 2017.Jan.22:
    • Montana’s Governor takes first steps to protect state’s net neutrality [Tom’s Hardware]
    • Trump’s latest blow on clean energy is a tariff on solar panels [The Verge] [Axios]
    • The second coming of ultrasound [Wired]
    • Netflix isn’t raising prices anytime soon (wait, really?) [C-net]
    • Asia’s favourite bean is now served as scrambled eggs [Quartz]
  • Tuesday, 2017.Jan.23:
    • Risk of tsunami in Alaska after 7.9 Richter earthquake [Sky News] [USGS]
    • Alert Level 4 in the Philippinnes due to iminente Mayon Volcano eruption [CNN]
    • Vitamin pods are here to improve, not threaten, your health [Design Taxi]
    • Neil Diamond retires from touring after Parkinson diagnosis [BBC]
    • Manchester Utd lidera ranking de receitas, Benfica em 30º [Jornal de Negócios]
    • LeBron James is the youngest player to score 30’000 points in the NBA [Sports Illustrated]
  • Wednesday, 2017.Jan.24:
    • Florida may keep Daylight Saving Time all year [Miami Herald]
    • Larry Nassar sentenced to “40 to 175 years” after molesting gymnasts for years [Chicago Times]
    • Falcon Heavy: big SpaceX rocket lights 27 engines [BBC]
    • Chinese scientists break key barrier by cloning monkeys [Reuters]
  • Thursday, 2017.Jan.25:
    • Landmine explosion at the Mali / Burkina-Faso border kills 26 [Reuters]
    • Trump asked for a Van Gogh, was offered a golden toilet [Washington Post]
Roger Federer playing the Australian Open 2018

Roger Federer playing the Australian Open 2018

  • Friday, 2017.Jan.26:
    • South Korea hospital fire kills at least 41 [ABC Australia]
    • Trump threatens to stop aid to Palestine if peace talks don’t start [BBC]
    • Roger Federer qualifies for his 7th Australian Open final [Australian Open]
  • Sunday, 2017.Mmm.Dd:
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