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The week in news #164 – 2019JUN10 … 2019JUN16

For this 164th week, another selection of the most relevant world news and articles: execution sites found in North Korea, crisis in the Oman Gulf, Toronto Raptors win the NBA Finals, nano-organisms can consume CO2 while creating eco-friendly plastics, Vodafone outage in Europe, 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.10:
    • Better schools won’t fix America [The Atlantic]
    • Israel has a plan for avoiding climate calamity [Quartz]
    • Mali attack: ‘100 killed’ in ethnic Dogon village [BBC]
    • Accidental explosion in Rocca di Papa, Italy [Il Messagero]
    • Hackers stole a border agency database of traveler photos [Wired]
    • Borowitz Report: Trump says he has made deal to add Hawaii as fiftieth state [The New Yorker]
    •  Brian May talks all things Queen, ‘Bohemian Rhaposdy’ and gear [Guitar World]
  • Tuesday, 2019.Jun.11:
    • North Korea: Hundreds of public execution sites identified, says report [BBC]
    • Dublin’s homeless are being retrained as city tour guides [World Economic Forum]
    • BdP tinha informação completa para travar Berardo como accionista chave do BCP [Público]
    • Canada plans to ban ‘harmful’ single-use plastics by 2021 [CNN]
    • Light-powered nano-organisms consume CO2, create eco-friendly plastics and fuels [EurekAlert!]
    • Canada passes ‘Free Willy’ bill banning whale and dolphin captivity [CNN]
    • Matt Bellamy (Muse) acquires Manson Guitars, gifts Tom Morello a custom-made one [Guitar World]
    • Pessoas de classe social mais alta pensam “exageradamente” que são melhores que as outras [Público]
    • How the Warriors Survived Game 5 of the NBA Finals [New York Times] [Bleacher Report]
Large-Scale Synthesis of Carbon Nanostructures (2019)

Large-Scale Synthesis of Carbon Nanostructures (2019)

  • Wednesday, 2019.Jun.12:
    • Occupy 2.0 is beginning in Hong Kong [Quartz]
    • Uber competitor – Bolt – launches in London (again) [CNN]
    • Arrest of a Russian investigative journalist prompts outrage and solidarity [The New Yorker]
    • Five steps that could end the plastic pollution crisis [World Economic Forum]
    • Nestlé may extend plant-based burger partnership with McDonald’s [Euronews]
    • Plant extinction ‘bad news for all species’ [BBC]
    • Scientists think Geoengineering may be essential [Wired]
    • There’s a huge mass embedded in the center of the moon [CNN]
    • Deepfake video of Mark Zuckerberg used as warning sign [SiliconAngle]
    • Metallica dedicate “Whiskey in the Jar” in Ireland to Thin Lizzy’s Phil Lynott [Guitar World]
    • Radiohead dropped 18 hours of unreleased music to screw pirates [Wired]
  • Thursday, 2019.Jun.13:
    • Objetivos de desenvolvimento sustentável – Indicadores para Portugal. Agenda 2030 [INE]
    • Gulf of Oman tanker ‘attacks’: Crews rescued amid rising tensions [BBC]
    • Twitter deletes thousands of accounts tied to Iran [Reuters]
    • Ghazni’s ancient tower collapses in Afghanistan [BBC]
Toronto Raptors and Kawhi Leonard are the NBA Champions and Finals MVP, respectively (2019.Jun13)

Toronto Raptors and Kawhi Leonard are the NBA Champions and Finals MVP, respectively (2019.Jun13)

  • Friday, 2019.Jun.14:
    • Bancos encerraram um balcão por dia em 2018 [Expresso]
    • Santander and Unions reach agreement on 3,223 job cuts in Spain [Bloomberg]
    • Captain of rescue boat faces 20 years in jail if convicted of illegally aiding migration [The Telegraph]
    • NASA estimates it will need $20 billion to $30 billion for moon landing [CNN]
    • A step-by-step guide to building your first mobile app [Entrepreneur]
    • Vodafone resolves major global outage [Irish Times]
    • Samsung Galaxy Fit hands-on review [DigitalTrends]
    • What rights will robots deserve [Fast Co.]
    • EU seals deal to boost U.S. beef imports [Reuters]
    • KFC testing vegan chickenburger in the UK [Euronews]
    • The story of Axl Rose’s ‘Looney Tunes’ appearance [Ultimate Classic Rock]
    • Toronto Raptors capture their first ever NBA title [BBC] [CNN]
  • Sunday, 2019.Jun.16:
    • Swiss women strike for more money, time and respect [BBC]
    • German railways to stop using glyphosate on tracks [France24]
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