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The week in news #130 – 2018OCT15 … 2018OCT021

For this 130th week, another selection of the most relevant world news and articles: Microsoft founder Paul Allen dies, Starbucks closing offices in Europe, Oumuamua was not a comet or asteroid, FYROM to be renamed North Macedonia, etc.

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

  • Tuesday, 2018.Oct.16:
    • Bill Gates: What I loved about Paul Allen [Gates Notes]
    • As eleições de hoje, na escolha do “menos pior” [Público – P3]
Oumuamua might not be a comet or asteroid

Oumuamua might not be a comet or asteroid

  • Wednesday, 2018.Oct.17:
    • Canada is the first G20 country to legalize cannabis [Yahoo]
    • Why politicians don’t always listen to political scientists [FiveThirtyEight]
  • Thursday, 2018.Oct.18:
    • Italy’s draft budget is serious breach of EU rules [Reuters]
    • Mad Cow disease found in Scotland for the first time since 2015 [Bloomberg]
    • Starbucks selling stores and offices in Europe [The News & Observer]
    • Barcelona’s Sagrada Família agrees deal over lack of licence [BBC]
Barcelona's "Sagrada Família"

Barcelona’s “Sagrada Família”

  • Friday, 2018.Oct.19:
    • The secret beauty of trees [Fubiz]
  • Sunday, 2018.Oct.21:
    • Bolsonaro – Brazil’s sad choice [New York Times]
    • FYROM to be renamed North Macedonia [The Telegraph]
    • Trump says US will withdraw from nuclear weapons treaty with Russia [The Guardian]
    • Cybersecurity: na industry with 0% unemployment rate [Entrepreneur]
    • A custom headline makes your LinkedIn profile stand out [Fast.Co]
    • A device that pulls drinking water of the air just won the Water Abundance XPrize [Fast.Co]
    • BeppiColombo spacecraft launches mission to Mars [The Guardian]
    • NASA releases 450000 gallons of water in 1 minute [C-net]
    • Elon Musk’s superfast LA underground ‘loop’ is coming sooner than you think [C-net]
    • Dave Grohl brings blind boy onstage during Foo Fighters concert [Spin]
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