Timecapsule Timeline

Calendar Months

   "Most newspaper article events happen anywhere from days, to months, to years before they reach publication. Consequently, most newspaper articles (on this timeline) are preceded by the date of the newspaper in which they appear." [E.M.]    *Color Code

February 2017

2017 - Astronomic Configuration - February 1st, 2017: "Sun [12 Aquarius], Moon [Aries ], Mercury [21 Capricorn], Venus [28 Pisces], Mars [2 Aries], Jupiter [23 Libra], Saturn [24 Sagittarius], Uranus [21 Aries], Neptune [10 Pisces], Pluto [17 Capricorn], Chiron [22 Pisces]."

[Based on: http://www.biopscinst.com/bpi/ephm/E201702.html]

2017 - U.S. National Debt? - February 1st, 2017: Over 19 trillion dollars? (See link)

*Link: http://www.usdebtclock.org/

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 1st, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 19,864.09; Change: - 107.04 (- 0.5 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,278.87 Change: - 2.03 (- 0.1)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/01/17]

2017 Iran keeps mum on missile test - February 2nd, 2017: "Iran keeps mum on missile test" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/02/17]

2017 New violence erupts in Ukraine - February 2nd, 2017: "New violence erupts in Ukraine" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/02/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 2nd, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 19,890.94; Change: 26.85 (0.1 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,279.55; Change: 0.68 (flat)." [Based on: p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/02/17]

2017 Missouri joins probe of virus spread by rats - February 2nd, 2017: "Missouri joins probe of virus [Seoul virus] spread by rats / Illness, linked to breeding facilities, has not been detected in state" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 02/02/17]

2017 White House puts Iran 'on notice' - February 2nd, 2017: "White House puts Iran 'on notice' / U.S. cites missile test, support for Houthi rebels in Yemen; nature of action uncertain" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 02/02/17]

2017 British lawmakers authorize Brexit - February 2nd, 2017: "British lawmakers authorize Brexit" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 02/02/17]

2017 Police, protestors clash in Romania - February 2nd, 2017: "Police, protestors clash in Romania" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 02/02/17]

2017 Inmates take prison workers hostage - February 2nd, 2017: "Inmates [Delaware] take prison workers hostage [02/01/17]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A20, S.L.P.D., 02/02/17]

2017 Australian leader mum on call with Trump - February 2nd, 2017: "Australian leader mum on call with trump" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 02/02/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 3rd, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 19,884.91; Change: - 6.03 (flat) / S&P 500 - Close 2,280.85; Change: 1.30 (0.1 %)." [Based on: p. B3, S.L.P.D., 02/03/17]

2017 Trump cautions Israel on new settlements - February 3rd, 2017: "Trump cautions Israel on new settlements" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 02/03/17]

2017 St. Louis again is the murder capital of America - February 3rd, 2017: "For the third year in a row, St. Louis has the highest per-capita murder rate in America at 59.6 murders per 100,000 people. [... .]" [Based on: Other Views page article (St. Louis again is the murder capital of America / We have to address hard issues to improve the plight of inner-city Americans) by Stacy Washington, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/03/17]

2017 75,000 in Metro East under boil order after main break - February 3rd, 2017: "75,000 in Metro East [St. Louis] under boil order after main break [02/02/17]" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 02/03/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 4th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 20,071.46; Change: 186.55 (0.9 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,297.42; Change: 16.57 (0.7 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/04/17]

2017
U.S. imposes new sanctions on Iran - February 4th, 2017: "U.S. imposes new sanctions on Iran / Trump administration imposes penalties on more than two dozen people, companies" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 02/04/17]

2017 Soldiers thwart attack on Louvre - February 4th, 2017: "Soldiers thwart attack on Louvre; tourists are held in lockdown [02/03/17]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/04/17]

2017 Israeli settler group shrugs off criticism - February 4th, 2017: "Israeli settler group shrugs off criticism / They hold hard-line stance; say they have sympathies of Trump" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/04/17]

2017 U.S. judge slaps hold on Trump's travel ban - February 4th, 2017: "U.S. judge slaps hold on Trump's travel ban / Court will consider suit, extent of harm" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 02/04/17]

2017 BMW to recall vehicles with Takata airbags - February 4th, 2017: "BMW to recall vehicles with Takata airbags" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/04/17]

2017 - Super Bowl LI - February 5th, 2017: "SUPER BOWL / PATRIOTS 34, FALCONS 28 (OT)" [Based on: Title for Front Page article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 02/05/17]

2017 Trump's defense of Putin draws fire from GOP and Democrats - February 5th, 2017: "[...] O'Reilly then said about Putin: 'But he's a killer, though. Putin's a killer.' [N.P.] Trump responded: 'There are a lot of killers. We've got a lot of killers. What do you think? Our country's so innocent? [... .]" [Based on:A.P. article (Trump's defense of Putin draws fire from GOP and Democrats) by Darlene Superville, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 02/06/17]

 *Links: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQf_T_RQ-IA

2017 - Treepedia - February 6th, 2017: " 'Green View Index' [Treepedia] maps cities with most, fewest trees / MIT's new platform gives bird's-eye view of 15 cities" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 02/06/17]

*Link: http://senseable.mit.edu/treepedia

2017 Avalanches kill dozens in Afghanistan - February 6th, 2017: "Avalanches kill dozens ['at least 54 people'] in Afghanistan" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 02/06/17]

2017 French candidate uses hologram to campaign - February 6th, 2017: "French candidate [Jean-Luc Melenchon] uses hologram to campaign" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 02/06/17]

2017 Michigan leads effort to shift away from pensions - February 6th, 2017: "Michigan leads effort to shift away from pensions / GOP lawmakers favor 401(k)-type plans, cutting of retiree health benefits" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/06/17]

2017 Protestors force repeal of Romanian corruption law - February 6th, 2017: "Protestors force repeal of Romanian corruption law" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 02/06/17]

2017 Preemie baby hippo takes first steps in Cincinnati Zoo - February 6th, 2017: "Preemie baby hippo [Fiona, b. 01/24/17] takes first steps in Cincinnati Zoo" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/06/17]

*Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K_jnI3CRJJo

2017 - Strong Earthquake - February 7th, 2017: "M 6.3 - 22km WSW of Pasni, Pakistan"

*
Link: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us20008ic7#executive

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 7th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 20,052.42; Change: - 19.04 (- 0.1 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,292.56; Change: - 4.86 (0.2 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/07/17]

2017 Snow paralyzes Seattle area - February 7th, 2017: "Snow paralyzes Seattle area" [Based on: Title for NATION DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 02/07/17]

2017 Queen reaches 65 years on throne - February 7th, 2017: "Queen reaches 65 years on throne [02/06/17] - Queen Elizabeth II" [Based on: Title for PEOPLE article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 02/07/17]

2017 Landmark Srebrenica massacre trial starts - February 7th, 2017: "Landmark Srebrenica massacre trial starts" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/07/17]

2017 Vizio 'smart' TVs apparently spied on owners - February 7th, 2017: "Vizio Inc. agreed to pay $2.2 million to settle charges that it used 11 million 'smart' televisions to collect viewing histories and other date without obtaining users' consent. [... .]" [Based on: Title for News Services article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/07/17]

2017 Unexploded war bomb to be detonated in Greece - February 7th, 2017: "Unexploded war [WWII] bomb to be detonated in Greece" [Based on: Title for NATION DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 02/07/17]

2017 Israeli law legalizes thousands of West Bank settlement homes - February 7th, 2017: "Israeli law legalizes thousands of West Bank settlement homes" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/07/17]

2017 Illinois officer captures 'green-lighted orb' of meteor blast with his dashcam - February 7th, 2017: "Illinois officer captures 'green-lighted orb' of meteor blast with his dashcam [02/06/17]" [Based on: Title for Chicago Tribune article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 02/07/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 8th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 20,090.29; Change: 37.87 (0.2 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,293.08; Change: 0.52 (flat)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/08/17]

2017 Tornadoes strike Louisiana - February 8th, 2017: "Tornadoes [02/07/17 strike Louisiana [9th Ward]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/08/17]

2017 Seattle dumps Wells Fargo over pipeline - February 8th, 2017: "Seattle dumps Wells Fargo over pipeline [Dakota access pipeline]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/08/17]

2017 Suicide bomber kills at least 21 in Kabul - February 8th, 2017: "Suicide bomber kills at least 21 in Kabul ['and wounding about 40 others']" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 02/08/17]

2017 Army to allow completion of Dakota Access oil pipeline - February 8th, 2017: "Army to allow completion of Dakota Access oil pipeline" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 02/08/17]

2017 Israeli settlement law draws criticism from nation's allies - February 8th, 2017: "Israeli settlement law draws criticism from nation's allies" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 02/08/17]

2017 Berkeley's 'hands-off' response to rioters is drawing criticism - February 8th, 2017: "Berkeley's 'hands-off' response to rioters [last week] is drawing criticism" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/08/17]

2017 Major global warming study again is questioned, and again defended - February 8th, 2017: "[...] The hubbub was sparked when retired NOAA data scientist John Bates claimed in a blog post that his boss, then-director of the National Centers for Environmental Information Thomas Karl, 'constantly had his "thumb on the scale" - in the documentation, scientific choices and release of datasets — in an effort to discredit the notion of a global warming hiatus' and rushed a study published in the journal Science before international climate negotiations. [...] However Bates, who acknowledges that Earth is warming from man-made carbon dioxide emissions, said in the interview that there was 'no data tampering, no data changing, nothing malicious.' [N.P.] 'It's really a story of not disclosing what you did,' Bates said in the interview. 'It's not trumped up data in any way shape or form.' [... .]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 02/08/17]

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/3fc5d49a349344f1967aadc4950e1a91/major-global-warming-study-again-questioned-again-defended

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 9th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 20,054.34; Change: - 35.95 (- 0.2 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,294.67; Change: 1.59 (0.1 %)." [Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/09/17]

2017 Israeli rights groups challenge settler law - February 9th, 2017: "Israeli rights groups challenge settler law" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A20, S.L.P.D., 02/09/17]

2017 Six Red Cross employees slain in Afghanistan - February 9th, 2017: "Six Red Cross employees slain in Afghanistan" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A20, S.L.P.D., 02/09/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 10th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 20,172.40; Change: 118.06 (0.6 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,307.87; Change: 13.20 (0.6 %)." [Based on: p. B3, S.L.P.D., 02/10/17]

2017 Dam failure closes Nevada highway - February 10th, 2017: "Dam failure [near Montello] closes Nevada highway [U.S. Highway 93]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article , p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/10/17]

2017 Gaping hole widens in spillway of dam - February 10th, 2017: "Gaping hole widens in spillway of dam [Oroville Dam spillway in northern California] / Erosion doesn't pose threat to structure or communities downstream, official says" [Based on: Title for A.P. article , p. A8, S.L.P.D., 02/10/17]

2017 Russians accidentally bomb Turks in Syria - February 10th, 2017: "Russians accidentally bomb Turks in Syria [02/09/17]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 02/10/17]

2017 Jet diverts to land for security check / St. Louis - February 10th, 2017: "Jet [American Flight 534] diverts to land here [St. Louis] for security check  [02/11/17] / Threat not revealed; passengers depart after a lengthy delay" [Based on: Title for Staff Reports article, p. A3, S.L.P.D., 02/10/17]

2017 Appeals panel rules against reinstating travel ban / U.S.A. - February 10th, 2017: " 'SEE YOU IN COURT' / Appeals panel rules against reinstating travel ban / Defiant tweet signals Trump plans to press legal fight" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 02/10/17]

2017 Biggest storm of winter wallops the Northeast / U.S.A. - February 10th, 2017: "Biggest storm of winter wallops the Northeast [02/09/17]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/10/17]

2017 - Strong earthquake - February 11th, 2017: "Earthquake [6.7] kills at least 6 [southern Philippines]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 02/12/17]

*Links: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us20008ixa#executive

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 11th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 20,269.37; Change: 96.97 (0.5 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,316.10; Change: 8.23 (0.4 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/11/17]

2017 Hacker sentenced to 8 years - February 11th, 2017: "Hacker [Ercan Findikoglu, a Russian-speaking Turkish national] sentenced to 8 years" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article , p. A14, S.L.P.D., 02/11/17]

2017 Warm ocean water triggered vast seabird die-off - February 11th, 2017: "Warm ocean water triggered vast seabird die-off ['tens of thousands of common murres ... from California to Alaska'], experts say" [Based on: Title forA.P. article , p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/11/17]

2017 Trump says Israeli settlements aren't good for peace - February 11th, 2017: "Trump says Israeli settlements aren't good for peace" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 02/11/17]

2017 Sears plans to cut $1 billion in costs, pension obligations - February 11th, 2017: "Sears plans to cut $1 billion in costs, pension obligations" [Based on: Title for REUTERS article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/11/17]

2017 Payless' negotiations with lenders may close 1,000 stores - February 11th, 2017: "Payless' negotiations with lenders may close 1,000 stores" [Based on: Title for BLOOMBERG article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/11/17]

2017 Rockets hit Baghdad's Green Zone - February 12th, 2017: "Rockets hit Baghdad's Green Zone [02/11/17] / Clashes at anti-government protests leave five dead" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 02/12/17]

2017 As populations fall, robot bees may pick up slack - February 12th, 2017: "As populations fall, robot bees may pick up slack / Pollinators required for reproduction of one-third of human food crops ['Scientists in Japan say they've managed to turn an unassuming drone into a remote-controlled pollinator by attaching horsehairs coated with a special, sticky gel to its underbelly." [Based on: Title for Los Angeles Times article, p. A23, S.L.P.D., 02/12/17]

2017 North Korea fires projectile into South Korea's sea - February 12th, 2017: "North Korea fires projectile into South Korea's sea" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 02/12/17]

2017 High water starts flowing over emergency Oroville spillway - February 12th, 2017: "High water starts flowing over emergency Oroville spillway [02/11/17]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/12/17]

2017 California dam threatens to fail - February 13th, 2017: "California dam threatens to fail" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 02/13/17]

2017 Netanyahu told not to say 'Palestinian state' - February 13th, 2017: "Netanyahu told not to say 'Palestinian state' / His advisers coach Israeli leader for visit with Trump in U.S." [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/13/17]

2017 Anti-leader protests roil Romania for 13th day - February 13th, 2017: "Anti-leader protests roil Romania for 13th day" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/13/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 14th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 20,412.16; Change: 142.79 (0.7 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,328.25; Change: 12.15 (0.5 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/14/17]

2017 Tilikum died of pneumonia - February 14th, 2017: "Tilikum died of pneumonia [in January]; more sought on whale's death" [Based on: Title for Orlando Sentinel article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 02/14/17]

2017 China's steel cuts said to be fake - February 14th, 2017: "China's steel cuts said to be fake / Plants that were closed were already idle, report says" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 02/14/17]

2017 Bomb kills at least 14 at protest in Pakistan - February 14th, 2017: "Bomb kills at least 14 ['and injured 87 others'] at protest in Pakistan [Lahore]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 02/14/17]

2017 Tribes lose court bid to halt Dakota pipeline - February 14th, 2017: "Tribes lose court bid to halt Dakota pipeline" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 02/14/17]

2017 Allergan buys Zeltiq for nearly $2.5 billion - February 14th, 2017: "Allergan buys Zeltiq for nearly $2.5 billion" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 02/14/17]

2017 DuPont, Chemours to pay $671 million for chemical leak - February 14th, 2017: "DuPont, Chemours to pay $671 million for chemical leak ['... more than a decade ago ... W. Va. ...Ohio River ... PFOA or C8, is used to make Teflon. ... Both companies deny any wrongdoing.']" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 02/14/17]

2017 Top Trump aide reportedly misled VP on contact with Russia - February 14th, 2017: "OUT: FLYNN RESIGNS / Top Trump aide reportedly misled VP on contact with Russia" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 02/14/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 15th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 20,504.41; Change: 92.25 (0.5 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,337.58; Change: 9.33 (0.4 %)." [Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/15/17]

2017 U.S. government is sued over bumblebee - February 15th, 2017: "U.S. government is sued over bumblebee ['for delaying an endangered-species designation for the rusty patched bumblebee.']" [Based on: Title for NATION DIGEST article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 02/15/17]

*Trivia: "Rusty patched bumblebee joins endangered species list ['... became the first officially endangered bee species in the continental U.S. ... .]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 03/22/17]

*Links: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombus_affinis

2017 Attacks cost Nigeria billions in oil revenue - February 15th, 2017: "Attacks cost Nigeria billions in oil revenue ['between $50 billion and $100 billion in oil revenue ... last year']" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 02/15/17]

2017 N. Korean leader's brother slain at airport - February 15th, 2017: "N. Korean leader's brother slain at airport [02/13/17], official says" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 02/15/17]

2017 Trump advisers talked with Russians during campaign - February 15th, 2017: "Trump advisers talked with Russians during campaign" [Based on: Title for CNN article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 02/15/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 16th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 20,611.86; Change: 107.45 (0.5 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,349.25; Change: 11.67 (0.5 %)." [Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/16/17]

2017 Inflation accelerates / U.S.A. - February 16th, 2017: "Inflation accelerates [U.S.A.]" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A3, S.L.P.D., 02/16/17]

2017 Russian spy ship tracked off East Coast - February 16th, 2017: "Russian spy ship tracked off East Coast" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 02/16/17]

2017 Influential group wants God in classrooms - February 16th, 2017: "Influential group wants God in classrooms [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 02/16/17]

*Links: http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2017/01/betsy-devos-christian-schools-vouchers-charter-education-secretary

2017 College students turning to GoFundMe - February 16th, 2017: "College students turning to GoFundMe [U.S.A.]" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A3, S.L.P.D., 02/16/17]

2017 Trump asks Israel to 'hold off' on settlements - February 16th, 2017: "Trump asks Israel to 'hold off' on settlements / Two-state solution isn't necessarily the goal, president says" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 02/16/17]

2017 Pentagon boss to allies: Increase military spending - February 16th, 2017: "NATO ULTIMATUM / Pentagon boss to allies: Increase military spending" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, pp. A1 & A8, S.L.P.D., 02/16/17]

2017 Trump administration ushers in changes to Obama health care law - February 16th, 2017: "Trump administration ushers in changes to Obama health care law / Insurers wanted curbs on special enrollment ['The industry claimed that some customers were abusing special enrollment by signing up when they needed expensive treatments, only to drop out later.']" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/16/17]

2017 Did Trump keep Pence in dark over Flynn-Russia call? / President knew for weeks that Flynn had misled VP - February 16th, 2017: "Did Trump keep Pence in dark over Flynn-Russia call?" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/16/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 17th, 201: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 20,619.77; Change: 7.91 (flat) / S&P 500 - Close 2,347.22; Change: - 2.03 (- 0.1 %)." [Based on: p. B3, S.L.P.D., 02/17/17]

2017 Islamic State bombs target Shiites - February 17th, 2017: "Islamic State bombs ['southern Pakistan ... killing 75 people ... Baghdad that killed at least 45 people'] target Shiites [02/16/17]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 02/17/17]

2017 U.N., Arab league back Palestinian state - February 17th, 2017: "U.N., Arab league back Palestinian state" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 02/17/17]

2017 Ex-Obama aide fined for illegal lobbying - February 17th, 2017: "Ex-Obama aide [David Piouffe] fined for illegal lobbying" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 02/17/17]

2017 Congressman seeks charge in email server case - February 17th, 2017: "Congressman seeks charge [against Bryan Pagliano] in email server case" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 02/17/17]

2017 Lawsuit alleges damage from Monsanto herbicide - February 17th, 2017: "Lawsuit [Lilbourn, Mo.] alleges damage from Monsanto herbicide [dicamba]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. B3, S.L.P.D., 02/17/17]

2017 - Strong Earthquake - February 18th, 2017: "M 6.3 - 50km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina"

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Link: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us20008kn8#executive

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 18th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 20,624.05; Change:  4.28 (flat) / S&P 500 - Close 2,351.16; Change: 3.94 (0.2 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/18/17]

2017 - Fannie pays Uncle Sam - February 18th, 2017: "Fannie pays Uncle Sam [$5.5 billion]" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/18/17]

2017 - Abundant fish draw a million penguins - February 18th, 2017: "Abundant fish draw a million penguins [Argentina's Punta Tombo]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 02/18/17]

2017 - UNICEF says 1 million Ukranian kids at risk - February 18th, 2017: "UNICEF says 1 million Ukranian kids at risk" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 02/18/17]

2017 - Storm slams California, triggering evacuations - February 18th, 2017: "Storm slams California, triggering evacuations [02/17/16] / Downed power lines electrocute man" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/18/17]

2017 - Long-time EPA adversary confirmed to head agency - February 18th, 2017: "Long-time EPA adversary [Scott Pruitt] confirmed to head agency" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 02/18/17]

2017 - ISIS attack on Pakistani shrine spurs crackdown on militants - February 18th, 2017: "ISIS attack on Pakistani shrine ['kills 88 people ... also wounded 343 people'] spurs crackdown on militants [0216/17]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 02/18/17]

2017 - 
China halts imports of North Korean coal - February 19th, 2017: "China halts imports of North Korean coal" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 02/19/17]

2017 - ST. LOUIS HEROIN DEATHS HIT NEW HIGH - February 19th, 2017: "[...] More than 650 people died from opioid overdoses in the St. Louis region in 2016, more than four times the number in 2007. [... .]" [Based on: Front Page article (A MASS KILLER / ST. LOUIS HEROIN DEATHS HIT NEW HIGH), pp. A1 & A6, S.L.P.D., 02/19/17]

2017 -
Vandalism at Jewish cemetery / St. Louis, Mo. - February 19th, 2017: " 'A HORRIFIC AND DISGUSTING ACT' / politicians and religious groups nationwide condemn vandalism ['Almost 200 gravestones were vandalized over the weekend'] at a Jewish cemetery in University City [St. Louis, Mo.]" [Based on: Title for Front Page article , p. A1, S.L.P.D., 02/22/17]

2017 - Digital searches at U.S. airports stir concern - February 19th, 2017: "Digital searches at U.S. airports stir concern / Customs and Border protection agents are searching electronic devices of travelers" [Based on: Titlefor A.P. article , p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/19/17]

2017 - Reduction in Antarctic sea ice is confusing climate-change doubters - February 19th, 2017: "Reduction in Antarctic sea ice is confusing climate-change doubters" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article by Chris Mooney, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 02/19/17]

2017 - 
Russian envoy to U.N. dies - February 20th, 2017: "Russian envoy to U.N. [Vitaly Churkin] dies [02/20/17] / Sharp-tongued ambassador often sparred with U.S. counterpart" [Based on: Title for dpa (Tribune News Service) article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 02/21/17]

2017 - Avalanche kills at least 7 in Pakistan - February 20th, 2017: "Avalanche kills at least 7 in Pakistan [02/19/17]" [Based on: Title for  WORLD DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 02/20/17]

2017 - Colorado town gets drive-through pot shop - February 20th, 2017: "Colorado town gets drive-through pot shop [Tumbleweed Express]" [Based on: Title for  NATION DIGEST article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 02/20/17]

2017 - Israeli leader spurned secret peace deal in 2017 - February 20th, 2017: "Israeli leader spurned secret peace deal in 2016 [02/21/16] / Ex-U.S. officials confirm he turned down initiative brokered by Kerry" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 02/20/17]

2017 - South Sudan declares famine - February 21st, 2017: "South Sudan declares famine" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 02/21/17]

2017 - U.S. now fighting alongside Iraqi forces - February 21st, 2017: "U.S. now fighting alongside Iraqi forces / Trump administration has said advisers will get more latitude in fight to retake Mosul" [Based on: Title for Tribune Washington Bureau article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 02/21/17]

2017 - Arms market hottest since end of Cold War - February 21st, 2017: "Arms market hottest since end of Cold War / India, countering China and Pakistan, leads the way in importing weapons" [Based on: Title for Bloomberg News article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 02/21/17]

*Trivia: "[...] The U.S. is by far the world’s biggest arms exporter. It was responsible for 33% of all weapons exports in the five year period that ended in 2016. Russia was the second biggest arms supplier, with China trailing third. [... .]"

http://fox2now.com/2017/02/19/global-arms-trade-spikes-to-highest-since-the-end-of-the-cold-war/

*Links: http://www.globalissues.org/article/74/the-arms-trade-is-big-business

2017 - News agencies sue to learn how iPhone was cracked - February 21st, 2017: "News agencies sue to learn how iPhone was cracked" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/21/17]

2017 - Solar wind - February 22nd, 2017: "Solar wind speed: 396.5 km/sec / density: 10.1 protons/cm3 ... Updated: Today at 2141 UT" [Based on: http://www.spaceweather.com/] - [T.D. - 02/22/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 22nd, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 20,743.00; Change:  118.95 (0.6 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,365.38; Change: 14.22 (0.6 %)." [Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/22/17]

2017 - Israeli soldier's sentence stirs tension - February 22nd, 2017: "Israeli soldier's [Sgt. Elor Azaria] sentence stirs tension / Some call 18 months too lenient; some say it's not harsh enough ['... last March ... he fatally shot a badly wounded Palestinian who had stabbed a soldier in the West Bank city of Hebron']" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 02/22/17]

2017 - Ex-CIA agent headed to prison in Italy - February 22nd, 2017: "Ex-CIA agent [Sabrina de Sousa] headed to prison in Italy ['... to serve a four-year prison sentence after being convicted of involvement in a U.S. program that kidnapped suspects for interrogation ... .']" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 02/22/17]

2017 - Tyson chickens go antibiotic free in June - February 22nd, 2017: "Tyson chickens go antibiotic free in June" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/22/17]

2017 - Hundreds evacuated from flood in California - February 22nd, 2017: "Hundreds evacuated from flood in California [02/21/17]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 02/22/17]

2017 - Verizon revises deal with Yahoo to $4.48 billion - February 22nd, 2017: "Verizon revises deal with Yahoo to $4.48 billion" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/22/17]

2017 - Burger King and Tim Hortons owner buying Popeyes chain - February 22nd, 2017: "Burger King and Tim Hortons owner buying Popeyes chain / Restaurant Brands International to pay $1.8 billion" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 02/22/17]

2017 - Board at Wells Fargo fires four senior managers in sales scandal - February 22nd, 2017: "Board at Wells Fargo fires four senior managers [Claudia Anderson, Pamela Conboy, Shelly Freeman and Matthew Raphaelson] in sales scandal" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/22/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 23rd, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 20,775.60; Change: 32.60 (0.2 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,362.82; Change: -2.56 (- 0.1 %)." [Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/23/17]

2017 - Pipeline protest is shut down - February 23rd, 2017: "Pipeline protest is shut down / Remnants torched as last of demonstrators are arrested in North Dakota" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 02/23/17]

2017 - Scotland Yard has first woman leader - February 23rd, 2017: "Scotland Yard has first woman leader" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 02/23/17]

2017 - EPA'S Pruitt cozy with fossil fuel industry - February 23rd, 2017: "EPA'S Pruitt cozy with fossil fuel industry / Emails show he worked to undermine U.S. regulations" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 02/23/17]

2017 - Ice loss proof of glacier's 'fragility,' NASA says - February 23rd, 2017: "Ice loss proof of glacier's 'fragility,' NASA says" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 02/23/17]

2017 - Trump revoking transgender restroom guidelines - February 23rd, 2017: "Trump revoking transgender restroom guidelines" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 02/23/17]

2017 - Ocean 'superzoos' hard hit by climate change, study finds - February 23rd, 2017: "Ocean 'superzoos' hard hit by climate change, study finds" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A20, S.L.P.D., 02/23/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 24th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 20,810.32; Change: 34.72 (0.2 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,363.81; Change: 0.99 (flat)." [Based on: p. B3, S.L.P.D., 02/24/17]

2017 - Bannon predicts ideological fight daily - February 24th, 2017: "Bannon predicts ideological fight daily / Bannon cites 'corporate, globalist media' battling Trump agenda" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, pp. A1 & A8, S.L.P.D., 02/24/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 25th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 20,821.76; Change: 11.44 (0.1 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,367.34; Change: 3.53 (0.1 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/25/17]

2017 - Watchers enthralled by giraffe - February 26th, 2017: "Watchers enthralled by giraffe [April]" [Based on: Title for ATLANTA JOURNALCONSTITUTION article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 02/26/17]

2017 - Vandals strike Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia - February 26th, 2017: "Vandals strike Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia ['75 to 100 graves were damaged at Mount Carmel Cemetery']" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 02/26/17]

2017 - Perez elected as first Latino leader of Democratic Party - February 26th, 2017: "Perez [Former Labor Secretary Tom Perez] elected as first Latino leader of Democratic Party" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A3, S.L.P.D., 02/26/17]

2017 - Pope quietly trims sanctions for church's worst offenders - February 26th, 2017: "Pope quietly trims sanctions for church's worst offenders / Critics question his message of mercy as applied to sex abusers" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 02/26/17]

2017 - Belarusians protest 'anti-sponging' law - February 27th, 2017: "Belarusians protest 'anti-sponging' law" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 02/27/17]

2017 - Egypt's Coptic Christians flee for their lives - February 27th, 2017: "Egypt's Coptic Christians flee for their lives ['after a series of sectarian killings']" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 02/27/17]

2017 - North Korea flaunts second weapon of mass destruction - February 27th, 2017: "[...] The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calls it [VX] 'the most potent of all nerve agents' ... 'We have no idea whether or not they have laboratory quantities - like grams or kilograms - or if they have a factory set up somewhere where they have tons,' Zilinskas ['Raymond Zilinskas, director of the chemical and biological nonproliferation program at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey in California'] said." [Based on: McClatchy Washington Bureau article (Deadly chemical reveals new threat / North Korea flaunts second weapon of mass destruction), p. A15, S.L.P.D., 02/27/17]

*Links: https://fas.org/irp/threat/wmd_state.htm

2017 - WARM WINTER + POWERFUL POLLEN = AWFUL ALLERGIES - February 27th, 2017: "WARM WINTER + POWERFUL POLLEN = AWFUL ALLERGIES / That midwinter misery isn't a cold, doctors say, but a response to early tree pollen." [Based on: Title for Front Page article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 02/27/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 28th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 20,837.44; Change: 15.68 (0.1 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,369.75; Change: 3.41 (0.1 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/28/17]

2017 - Floods disrupt water service in Chile - February 28th, 2017: "Floods disrupt water service in Chile [Santiago]" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 02/28/17]

2017 - Takata to pay $1 billion in air bag scandal - February 28th, 2017: "Takata to pay $1 billion in air bag scandal / Auto parts maker pleads guilty to fraud for defect blamed in 16 deaths; lawyers claim carmakers knew of dangers" [Based on: Title forA.P. article , p. A10, S.L.P.D., 02/28/17]

2017 - Warplanes pound Syria as peace talks remain stalled - February 28th, 2017: "Warplanes pound Syria as peace talks remain stalled [02/27/17] / Al-Qaida leader reported killed in U.S. airstrike" [Based on: Title for A.P. article , p. A17, S.L.P.D., 02/28/17]

2017 - 'Scourage of anti-Semitism' across the U.S. denounced - February 28th, 2017: " 'Scourage of anti-Semitism' across the U.S. denounced / Jewish centers, schools receive bomb threats [02/27/17]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/28/17]

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