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The week in news #189 – 2020SEP14 … 2020SEP20

For this 189th week, another selection of the most relevant world news and articles: Bob Woodward forces Trump to tell the truth about COVID-19, 50 years after Jimi Hendix’s death, USA pushes arms sales surges to Taiwan and China, 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.14:
    • Bob Woodward finally got Trump to tell the truth about COVID-19 [The New Yorker]
    • Photos of the Week: Chief Mouser, Drone Star, Ice Swimmer [The Atlantic]
    • Guimarães recomenda uso de máscara na rua [Observador]
    • Raspadinhas: Portugueses gastaram 4,7 milhões por dia em 2019 [Diário de Notícias]
  • Tuesday, 2020.Sep.15:
    • Hackers from Russia, China and Iran are targeting Trump and Biden campaigns [SiliconAngle]
  • Wednesday, 2020.Sep.16:
    • Boeing, FAA failures to blame for 737 MAX crashes [Reuters]
    • Yoshihide Suga elected Japan’s new prime minister succeeding Shinzo Abe [BBC]
    • Libya’s UN-backed PM al-Sarraj says he plans to quit [Deutsche Welle]
    • Hotel Rwanda hero, Paul Rusesabagina, could face maximum life in prison [Reuters]
    • Amazing islands in Sweden [Fubiz]
  • Thursday, 2020.Sep.17:
    • USA pushes arms sales surges to Taiwan and China [Reuters]
    • Gaza violence flares after Israel signs deals with Gulf states [BBC]
    • Hurricane Teddy strengthens to a Category 2 storm over the open Atlantic [Washington Post]
    • Best of Amsterdam in a stunning timelapse [Fubiz]
Armand Duplantis breaks pole-vault world record (2020.Sep.17)

Armand Duplantis breaks pole-vault world record (2020.Sep.17)

  • Sunday, 2020.Sep.20:
    • TikTok and WeChat: US to ban app downloads in 48 hours [BBC]
    • USA reimposes UN sanctions on Iran over objections of allies [New York Times] [Al Jazeera]
    • Woman suspected of sending ricin to Trump is arrested [New York Times]
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