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The week in news #137 – 2018DEC03 … 2018DEC09

For this 137th week, another selection of the most relevant world news and articles: Katowice Climate Change Conference 2018 begins, USA-China trade war on hold, George Bush dies, fuel tax riots in Paris, River Plate conquers Libertadores in Madrid, etc.

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

  • Monday, 2018.Dez.03:
    • US-China trade war: Deal agreed to suspend new trade tariffs [BBC]
    • Trump wants to tax european car imports and collect $75 bn [Business Insider]
    • Group of EU states reject compromise on digital tax [Reuters]
    • Former USA president George Bush dies at 94 [NPR]
    • Air pollution: Madrid bans old cars to reduce emissions [BBC]
    • Earthquake in Alaska triggers tsunami warning [CBS] [CNN]
    • Fuel tax riots ‘invade’ central Paris, leave 133 injured [Reuters] [CBS]
    • Katowice Climate Change Conference 2018 [United Nations] [COP24] [CNN] [NBC] [UN News]
    • David Attenborough: Climate change ‘our greatest threat’ [BBC]
  • Tuesday, 2018.Dez.04:
    • Why Michael Cohen, Trump’s “fixer”, confessed to it all [New York Times]
    • CNN fired Marc Lamont Hill because he said Palestinians desserve equal rights [Huffington Post]
    • Marcel Thomas shares the beauty of life and of his culture [Fubiz]
    • 800 pages of the Leftist critic Mark Fisher [Pop Matters]
Katowice Climate Change Conference 2018 (2018.Dec)

Katowice Climate Change Conference 2018 (2018.Dec)

  • Wednesday, 2018.Dec.05:
    • Robert Mueller says Michael Flynn gave ‘substantial assistance’ to the Special Counsel [CNN] [The New Yorker]
    • Michael Flynn is worse than a liar [The Atlantic]
    • UN: war’s impact on people with disabilities [United Nations]
    • Fossil fuels won’t go away, even if the energy transition accelerates [GreenTech Media]
    • Marcelo dá como certa aliança luso-chinesa sobre alterações climáticas [Jornal de Negócios]
    • The Big Picture: globe staff photos of the month, November 2018 [Boston Globe]
    • Mulher dá à luz com útero transplantado de dadora morta [Diário de Notícias]
    • Governo quer aumentar licenças parentais e abono de família [Observador]
  • Thursday, 2018.Dec.06:
    • Huawei loses business with British Telecom amidst US pressure [Wall Street Journal]
    • Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou arrested in Canada [CNN]
    • Google Wing’s delivery drones will head to Europe in 2019 [BBC]
    • Ryanair taken to court over strike payout [The Times]
    • Madrid orders removal of electric scooters [The Local]
    • A simple exercise to get your team unstuck [TED Ideas]
    • Microplastics found in every sea turtle of new study [CNN]
    • Uma organização conduzida pelos dados [Jornal Económico]
    • Apenas 20% dos Directores de TI avaliam o impacto dos sistemas de informação [Expresso]
River Plate vs Boca Juniors in Madrid, for the Copa Libertadores 2018 final (2018.Dez.10)

River Plate vs Boca Juniors in Madrid, for the Copa Libertadores 2018 final (2018.Dez.10)

  • Friday, 2018.Dec.07:
    • Medics Sans Frontiers ship Aquarius stops rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean [BBC]
    • Helium exoplanet inflated like a balloon, research shows []
  • Sunday, 2018.Dec.09:
    • Belgian PM sets for minority as biggest ally leaves coalition [ChannelNews Asia]
    • River beats Boca 3-1 in extra time to win Libertadores in Madrid [BBC | 2]
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