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The week in news #160 – 2019MAY13 … 2019MAY19

For this 160th week, another selection of the most relevant world news and articles: Boeing’s current crisis explained, plane landing in Myanmar without front wheels, NASA and China with (separate) moon expedition plans, Michel Temer arrested in Brazil, 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.May.13:
    • Pilot in Myanmar lands plane without front wheels [CNN]
    • Julian Assange: Sweden to announce decision on rape case [BBC] [New York Times]
    • Former Brazil President Temer surrenders following new arrest warrant [Reuters]
    • There are 825 million active Windows 10 devices [Tom’s Hardware]
    • A complete guide to Boeing’s current crisis [Quartz]
    • Doris Day, singer and actress at Hollywood, dies at 97 [BBC]
    • Manchester City retains Premier League title [Premier League]
    • Kawhi Leonard’s buzzer-beater lifts Raptors over 76ers in 2nd Round’s Game 7 [Bleacher Report]
  • Tuesday, 2019.May.14:
    • Mariana Trench: Deepest-ever sub dive finds plastic bag [BBC]
    • Supreme Court reporter defines the threat to Abortion Rights [The New Yorker]
    • Gen. Stanley McChrystal: “Leadership isn’t what you think it is” [CNBC]
    • Lightroom adds first new slider in 4 years and will teach you how to use it [Digital Trends]
    • NBA: Young Philadelphia 76ers fan writes emotional letter to Joel Embiid [BBC]
NASA is planning moon missions (2019)

NASA is planning moon missions (2019)

  • Wednesday, 2019.May.15:
    • NASA needs $1.6 bn more to send a human to the moon [Wired]
    • What does strategy have to do with a platform approach? [World Economic Forum]
    • Record-Breaking $110.7m Monet painting auctioned by Sotheby’ [ARTnews]
    • Chamadas e SMS mais baratas na UE a partir de hoje [Jornal de Negócios]
    • 20+ best Photoshop tutorials for designing Posters + Flyers [Design Shack]
    • Bruno Fernandes linked with Man City and Man Utd [BBC]
    • 2019 NBA Mock-Draft, post Lottery [Bleacher Report]
  • Thursday, 2019.May.16:
    • North Korea suffers worst drought in decades [BBC]
    • How Bill De Blasio could win the 2020 Democratic Primary [FiveThirtyEight]
    • Patriarcado de Lisboa partilha publicação que apela ao voto no CDS e no Basta [Observador]
    • I.M. Pei, master architect, dies at 102 [New York Times] [Curbed] [ARTnews]
    • Chinese mission uncovers secrets on the far side of the moon [CNN]
    • SpaceX is banking on satellite Internet. Maybe it shouldn’t. [Wired]
I.M. Pei, designer of the Louvre Pyramid, before its construction - (c) Getty Images

I.M. Pei, designer of the Louvre Pyramid, before its construction – (c) Getty Images

  • Friday, 2019.May.17:
    • Taiwan gay marriage: Parliament legalises same-sex unions [BBC] [CNN]
    • Direção de Risco da Caixa esteve cinco anos sem se pronunciar sobre créditos a Berardo [Expresso]
    • Emily Ratajkowski goes fully naked in protest of US  anti-abortion laws [Design Taxi]
    • How I.M. Pei—renowned architect who died at 102—reinvented the pyramid [Quartz] [New York Times]
    • Photographer sues Ariana Grande after she posts his images of her on Instagram [Digital Trends]
    • 7 Google privacy settings you should revisit right now [Fast Co.]
    • Euan Rannachan shot the perfect Jaws’ poster in real life [Fubiz]
  • Saturday, 2019.May.18:
    • Benfica vence Santa Clara (4-1) e conquista 37º título [O Jogo] [TSF]
    • As cinco principais figuras do Benfica campeão de 2018/2019 [Público | 2]
    • A festa do 37º campeonato conquistado pelo Benfica [MaisFutebol] [Sábado]
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