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The week in news #163 – 2019JUN03 … 2019JUN09

For this 163rd week, another selection of the most relevant world news and articles: Machu Picchu airport in development, kids sueing the US over climate change, BP with suspicious deal in Senegal, Donald Trump visits the UK, Rafa Nadal wins 12th Roland Garros, 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.Jun.03:
    • Work has begun on Machu Picchu’s new airport, despite protests [CNN]
    • Kids suing the US over climate change are getting global support [Quartz]
    • Oppo shows off working ‘under-display’ camera [The Verge]
    • BP to pay billions for suspicious Senegal gas deal [BBC]
    • Apple patched a Modem bug that’s been in Macs since 1999 [Wired]
    • “Little Prince” author Antoine de Saint-Exupéry on losing a friend [Brain Pickings]
    • Bon Iver unveils new website, debuts 2 new songs at All Points East [Spin]
  • Tuesday, 2019.Jun.04:
    • Queensland snowfall: Icy weather brings warnings in Australia [BBC]
    • World marks 30 years since Tiananmen massacre; China censors all mention [CNN] [BBC] [Público]
    • Donald Trump’s royal treatment in the UK [The New Yorker]
    • When every city in America zigged for Amazon HQ2, Little Rock zagged [Entrepreneur]
    • Facebook purportedly admits that privacy on social media doesn’t exist [Design Taxi]
    • Crypto backers want special regulatory treatment [Quartz]
    • Awesome reflective libraries [Fubiz]
    • Eddie Van Halen breaks down Van Halen classics, from ‘Eruption’ to ‘Right Now’ [Guitar World]
Eddie Van Halen at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards, (c) Getty Images

Eddie Van Halen at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards, (c) Getty Images

  • Wednesday, 2019.Jun.05:
    • ‘Pumping heart patch’ ready for human use [BBC]
    • Photo Gallery: demonstrators protest again Trump visit to the UK [CNN]
    • Russia intercepts US aircraft flying over the Mediterranean Sea [CNN]
    • Carnival Cruises to pay $20 million in pollution case [New York Times]
    • Why you should create a “Shadow Board” of younger employees [Harvard Business Review]
    • Sebastian Bach announces ‘Skid Row’ 30th Anniversary shows [Ultimate Classic Rock]
  • Thursday, 2019.Jun.06:
    • D-Day: 10 things you might not know about the Normandy invasion [BBC]
    • Volkswagen is to cut 4000 jobs in modernisation plans [Sky News]
    • Fiat Walks Away From Renault Talks, Blaming French State [Bloomberg]
    • Jaguar Land Rover teams up with BMW to develop electric vehicles [Telegraph]
    • Most-detailed-ever simulations of black hole solve longstanding mystery [EurekAlert!]
    • She was rejected on Shark Tank, and used it to her advantage [Entrepreneur]
    • Summer Preview: the most promising museum shows and biennials around the world [ARTnews]
    • Everyone got the Dutch euthanasia story wrong [Quartz]
    • Seth Godin: “Ahead of the curve” [Seth’s Blog]
Nestlé's Awesome Burger will be available in 2019

Nestlé’s Awesome Burger will be available in 2019

  • Friday, 2019.Jun.07:
    • Alan Turing, condemned code breaker and computer visionary [New York Times]
    • Nestle will launch plant-based ‘Awesome Burger’ in US this year [SlashGear] [Engadget]
  • Sunday, 2019.Jun.09:
    • Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem to win the French Open for the 12th time [New York Times]
    • Portugal vence Holanda 1-0 e é o primeiro vencedor da Liga da Nações da UEFA [UEFA] [ESPN]
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