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The week in news #132 – 2018OCT29 … 2018NOV04

For this 132nd week, another selection of the most relevant world news and articles: Jair Bolsonaro is the new president of Brazil, Boston Red Sox win the World Series, 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.30:
    • The day the great plains burned [New Yorker]
    • Trump, showing no evidence, calls Andrew Gillum a ‘thief’ [CNN]
    • This is the ‘last generation’ that can save nature, WWF says [CNN]
    • ‘Dr. Jekyll & Sister Hyde’: Hammer Films in Transition [Pop Matters]
    • China allows use of tiger and rhino products [CNN]
    • Pregnancy gap should be at least a year – researchers say [BBC]
    • Italia: sette vittime nel Lazio, a Savona, in Veneto, a Bolzano e a Napoli [La Repubblica]
    • NASA transformed Halloween pumpkins into fighting robots [C-net]
    • Klay Thompson breaks Stephen Curry’s record with 14 3 pointers in a game [Bleacher Report]
    • A Vespa jet-ski [Fubiz]
Vespa jet ski

Vespa jet ski

  • Wednesday, 2018.Oct.31:
    • Venice under water as storm hits Italy [BBC]
    • EasyJet makes progresso with electric aircraft research [NBC]
    • Amazon launches “try before you buy” service in the UK [Retail Gazette]
    • Former Audi/Volkswagen boss released from jail [Irish Times]
    • Istambul opens mega-airport set to be world’s busiest [BBC]
  • Thursday, 2018.Nov.01:
    • Diesel emissions scandal involving Volkswagen [BBC]
    • Sporting demite José Peseiro [Público] [TVI24] [A Bola]
José Peseiro fired after Sporting-Estoril (2018.Nov.01)

José Peseiro fired after Sporting-Estoril (2018.Nov.01)

  • Friday, 2018.Nov.02:
    • Físico português integra consórcio que vai criar nova teoria quântica [Público]
    • Google employees stage global walkout over treatment of sexual harassment [Wall Street Journal]
    • Greece-Macedonia comercial flights resume after years of rupture [Irish Times]
    • Nick Cave’s thoughts on love and grief [Spin]
    • Richard Branson: “Stop playing it safe!” [Virgin]
  • Sunday, 2018.Nov.04:
    • Zoom all the way into the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy [C-net]
    • ‘Homecoming’, Julia Roberts’ finest performance in almost 2 decades [Huffington Post]
    • Seth Godin: Persistence vs consistent [Seth’s blog]
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