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The week in news #188 – 2020SEP07 … 2020SEP13

For this 188th week, another selection of the most relevant world news and articles: state of emergency in California due to wildfires, AstraZeneca pauses coronavirus vaccine, etc.

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

  • Monday, 2020.Sep.07:
    • California governor declares state of emergency as multiple counties battle wildfires [CNN]
    • Novak Djokovic apologises after hitting line judge with ball at US Open [BBC]
  • Tuesday, 2020.Sep.08:
    • Trump calls himself ‘the No. 1 Environmental President’ [New York Times]
  • Wednesday, 2020.Sep.09:
    • AstraZeneca pauses coronavirus vaccine trial after unexplained illness in volunteer [CNN]
    • Haircare advert shows Black South Africans still have to fight apartheid [Quartz]
    • The Bay Area Just Turned Orange [Wired]
  • Thursday, 2020.Sep.10:
    • Fender debuts dazzling Made In Japan black paisley Stratocaster [Guitar World]
    • Jimi Hendrix’s 1970 Maui concerts documented in new film and live album [Guitar World]
    • Chauncey Billups emerges as candidate for Pacers coach vacancy [Bleacher Report]


  • Friday, 2020.Set.11:
    • Photos of the Week: Chief Mouser, Drone Star, Ice Swimmer [The Atlantic]
    • Fact check: Trump lies that he didn’t lie about the coronavirus [CNN] [New York Times]
    • US Open 2020: Serena Williams loses to Victoria Azarenka in semi-finals [BBC]
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