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The week in news #176 – 2019SEP02 … 2019SEP08

For this 176th week, another selection of the most relevant world news and articles: no more elephants on Danish circuses, 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.Sep.02:
    • Boris Johnson seeks to avert defeat by accelerating Brexit talks [Financial Times]
    • Os 318 beneficiários de pensões vitalícias [Público] [Jornal de Negócios]
    • Tetra Pak billionaire Hans Rausing dies at 93 [BBC]
    • No more shows for Danish circus elephants [The Brussels Times]
    • How to stop Slack from taking over your life [New York Times]
    • SpaceX Starship potential Mars landing sites uncovered [C-net]
    • The amazing ways YouTube uses Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning [Pulse]
    • Devia haver coragem política de assumir que o AO90 correu mal” [Público]
    • Clora Bryant, trumpeter and pillar of L.A. jazz scene, dies at 92 [New York Times]
    • The Book of Prince [The New Yorker] [Amazon]
  • Tuesday, 2019.Sep.03:
    • UNESCO atribuiu à Serra da Estrela estatuto de Geopark Mundial [Diário de Notícias]
    • Pentagon to divert funds from 127 projects to pay for the Border Wall [New York Times]
    • Trump tweeted a sensitive photo, Internet sleuths decoded it [Wired]
    • Magnus Carlsen was defeated, but the draw remains dominant in chess [The New Yorker]
Amazon forest fires, seen from satellite (2019.Aug.22)

Amazon forest fires, seen from satellite (2019.Aug.22)

  • Wednesday, 2019.Sep.04:
    • The Amazon is burning. The climate is changing. [CNN]
    • How you can watch India’s Chandrayaan-2 landing on the Moon [Quartz]
    • Want to Live Longer? Stop drinking soda! [Inc.]
  • Friday, 2019.Sep.06:
    • Former president of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe dies at the age of 95 [CNBC]
  • Sunday, 2019.Sep.08:
    • China’s trade with U.S. shrinks as Trump tariff war worsens [CNBC]
    • Hurricane Dorian: Hundreds flee chaos in storm-ravaged Bahamas [BBC]
    • ‘Malicious attack’ takes Wikipedia offline in Germany [Die Welle]
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