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The week in news #157 – 2019APR22 … 2019APR28

For this 157th week, another selection of the most relevant world news and articles: bombing attacks in Sri Lanka churches and hotels, CO2 levels still rising despite ‘Earth Day’, comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy elected President in Ukraine, basketball legend John Havlicek dies at 79, etc.

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

  • Monday, 2019.Apr.22:
    • Sri Lanka attacks: Death toll soars to 290 after bombings hit churches and hotels [BBC]
    • The comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy has won the Ukraine presidential election [Reuters]
    • Mueller makes it clear: Trump was worse than a ‘Useful Idiot’ [Wired]
    • The rapid growth of digital business in Africa [Harvard Business Review]
    • Since the first ‘Earth Day’, CO2 levels have gone off the charts [Mashable]
    • Taiwanese temples at night by Bo Wen Huang [Fubiz]
    • Eddie Van Halen shares his favorite guitar riffs [Guitar World]
  • Tuesday, 2019.Apr.23:
    • Here’s how Elizabeth Warren’s loan debt plan should work [Fast.Co]
    • Morreu grão-duque João do Luxemburgo, aos 98 anos [Correio da Manhã]
    • Teenager sues Apple for $1bn after facial recognition led to false arrest [Engadget]
    • Exploring the connection between Man and Landscape [Fubiz]
    • I Liga: Benfica 6-0 Marítimo [Sapo Desporto] [SL Benfica | video]
I Liga: Benfica 6-0 Maritimo (2019.Apr.22)

I Liga: Benfica 6-0 Maritimo (2019.Apr.22)

  • Wednesday, 2019.Apr.24:
    • The Big Picture: Spring Blossoms [Boston Globe]
    • Who owns the dinosaurs? It depends on where you find them. [FiveThirtyEight]
    • Facebook will finally pay billions for its privacy missteps [Wired]
  • Thursday, 2019.Apr.25:
    • Promotions and the Peter Principle [World Economic Forum]
    • Joe Biden announces 2020 run for President [New York Times]
    • Verkhovna Rada adopts law on Ukrainian as the only official language [Tass]
    • A deleted Wikipedia page speaks about its problems [Fast.Co]
    • ‘If you want to kill someone, we are the right guys’ [Wired]
    • Twitter won’t ban Neo-Nazis because many GOP politicians would get banned [Spin]
    • 37 hospitalised after anhydrous ammonia leak outside Chicago [Time]
    • Luisa Azevedo and her hairy animal photo manipulations [Fubiz]
    • Rami Malek is your new villain… Bond villain [Wired]
    • Basketball legend John Havlicek dies at 79 [New York Times]
Joe Biden announces bid for President in 2020 (2019.Apr.25)

Joe Biden announces bid for President in 2020 (2019.Apr.25)

  • Friday, 2019.Apr.26:
    • Why ministers of finance are critical in the fight against climate change [World Economic Forum]
    • British scientists have turned to crowdsourcing to better understand climate change [Quartz]
    • Kim Jong-Un confides that the ‘USA acted in bad faith’ [CNN]
    • Gold smugglers are swindling billions of dollars from African nations [Quartz]
    • Gallup Report: World is stressed and angry [BBC]
    • India largest carmaker (Suzuki) will stop making diesel cars in 2020 [Quartz]
    • Duarte Lima deverá apresentar-se na Prisão da Carregueira esta sexta [Expresso]
    • How technology could revolutionise refugee resettlement [The Atlantic]
    • ‘Anomaly inb Pictures’ by Paul Viollet [Fubiz]
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