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 2016

2016 - Astronomic Configuration - February 1st, 2016: "Sun [11 Aquarius], Moon [12 Scorpio], Mercury [17 Capricorn], Venus [10 Capricorn], Mars [15 Scorpio], Jupiter [22 Virgo R.], Saturn [14 Sagittarius], Uranus [17 Aries], Neptune [8 Pisces], Pluto [16 Capricorn], Chiron [18 Pisces]."

[Based on: http://www.biopscinst.com/bpi/ephm/E201602.html]

2016 - U.S. National Debt - Febuary 1st, 2016: "U.S. National Debt Clock - The Outstanding Public Debt [U.S.A.] as of 01 Feb 2016 at 10:04:55 PM GMT is: $19,020,105,510.552.35. The estimated population of the United States is 322,287,738 so each citizen's share of this debt is $59,015.91. The National Debt has continued to increase an average of $2.42 billion per day since September 30, 2012! Concerned? Then tell Congress and the White House!

[Based  on: http://www.brillig.com/debt_clock/] - [T.D. - 02/01/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 1st, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 17,425.03; Change: - 178.84 (- 1.0 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,043.94; Change: - 19.42 (- 0.9 %)." [Based on: p. B3, S.L.P.D., 02/01/16]

2016 - 20,000 refugees at Jordan's border - February 1st, 2016: "20,000 refugees at Jordan's border" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/01/16]

2016 - Dozens killed by suicide bombs in Syria - February 1st, 2016: "Dozens killed by suicide bombs in Syria [01/31/16] / Blasts shake U.N. effort at peace talks" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/01/16]

2016 - Israel OKs broader prayer at holy site - February 1st, 2016: "Israel OKs broader prayer ['non-Orthodox Jewish prayer'] at holy site [Western Wall] / 'Appropriate solution,' Netanyahu says" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/01/16]

2016 - Young S. Koreans call their country 'hell' - February 1st, 2016: "Young S. Koreans call their country 'hell' / Long hours of work offer scant pay, no respect, little chance for security or family life" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/01/16]

2016 - Six officials to be sentenced in W. Virginia water pollution - February 1st, 2016: "Six officials to be sentenced in W. Virginia water pollution" [Based on: Title for NATION DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 02/01/16]

2016 - Clay tablets reveal Babylonians invented astronomical geometry - February 1st, 2016: "Clay tablets reveal Babylonians invented astronomical geometry "[...] The tablets have been authoritatively dated to a period from 350 B.C. to 50 B.C." [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 02/01/16]

2016 - Internet-addicted teenagers in South Korea get help to kick the online habit - February 1st, 2016: "Internet-addicted teenagers in South Korea get help to kick the online habit" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/01/16]

2016 - Abbott buys Alere - February 2nd, 2016: "Abbott [Abbott Laboratories] buys Alere ['for $5.8 billion']" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/02/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 2nd, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 16,449.18; Change: - 17.12 (- 1.0 %) / S&P 500 - Close 1,939.38; Change: - 0.86 (flat)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/01/16]

2016 - Hardee's to go cage-free - February 2nd, 2016: "Hardee's to go cage-free ['by 2025']" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/02/16]

2016 - ELECTION 2016 - IOWA - February 2nd, 2016: "ELECTION 2016 - IOWA [02/01/16] / ONE RAUCOUS NIGHT / REPUBLICANS - Cruz rides wave to top Trump, Rubio / DEMOCRATS - Clinton, Sanders slug it out to a deadlock" [Based on: Title for Front Page article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 02/02/16]

2016 - Chipotle-linked E. coli outbreak appears over - February 2nd, 2016: "Chipotle-linked E. coli outbreak appears over / CDC closes investigation, though source of illness that sickened 60 in 14 states hasn't been identified" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 02/02/16]

2016 - Gene-editing experiments get approval to begin in Britain - February 2nd, 2016: "Gene-editing experiments get approval to begin in Britain / Critics fear move is step toward creating 'designer babies' " [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/02/16]

2016 - Toyota recalls - February 2nd, 2016: "Toyota recalls ['... about 320,000 trucks and SUVs because the roof-mounted air bags can inflate without a crash.']" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/02/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 3rd, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 16,153.54; Change: - 295.64 (- 1.8 %) / S&P 500 - Close 1,903.03; Change: - 36.35 (- 1.9 %)." [Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/03/16]

2016 - Toyota settles bias suit - February 3rd, 2016: "Toyota settles bias suit" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/03/16]

2016 - Flint, Mich., mayor wants new pipes - February 3rd, 2016: "Flint, Mich., mayor wants new pipes" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 02/03/16]

2016 - Congressman's son gets prison for fraud - February 3rd, 2016: "[...] 'Chaka 'Chip' Fattah Jr., 33, told the court that the government had gotten it wrong. [... .]" [Based on: DIGEST article (Congressman's son gets prison for fraud), p. A12, S.L.P.D., 02/03/16]

2016 - Memos show profit-seeking in drug prices - February 3rd, 2016: "Memos show profit-seeking in drug prices / Turing hiked cost of a lifesaving medicine by 5,000 percent" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 02/03/16]

2016 - Tornado, rain, snow strike the nation / U.S.A. - February 3rd, 2016: "Tornado, rain, snow strike the nation [02/02/16]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 02/03/16]

2016 - Women should register for draft, generals say / U.S.A. - February 3rd, 2016: "Women should register for draft, generals say / Army, Marine Corps leaders cite opening of combat jobs." [Based on: Title for News Services article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/03/16]

2016 - Oil prices, energy stocks fall, pulling markets down sharply - February 3rd, 2016: "Oil prices, energy stocks fall, pulling markets down sharply / Bank shares decline on concern about energy loans" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 02/03/16]

2016 - Explosion and fire force emergency landing in Somalia - February 3rd, 2016: "Explosion and fire force emergency landing in Somalia [02/02/16] / Commercial airliner carrying 74 has hole blown in fuselage; bomb is suspected" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/03/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 4th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 16,336.66; Change: 183.12 (1.1 %) / S&P 500 - Close 1,912.53; Change: 9.50 (0.5 %)." [Based on: p. A7, S.L.P.D., 02/04/16]

2016 - Teachers protest in Hungary - February 4th, 2016: "Teachers protest in Hungary [02/03/16]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/04/16]

2016 - Honda expands air bag recall - February 4th, 2016: "Honda expands air bag recall" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 02/04/16]

2016 - Obama rejects anti-Muslim bias - February 4th, 2016: "Obama rejects anti-Muslim bias / In first visit to U.S. mosque [02/03/16], he urges tolerance" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 02/04/16]

2016 - Transportation spending / Missouri - February 4th, 2016: "Increase the investment in Missouri's roads and bridges / Transportation spending - We are already paying the price for our poor infrastructure. ['... Our state ranks 46th in per-mile road maintenance ... .']" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/04/16]

2016 - Tornadoes, storms hit South, Midwest / U.S.A. - February 4th, 2016: "Tornadoes, storms hit South, Midwest [02/03/16]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 02/04/16]

2016 - Bomb caused explosion on Somalian jet, pilot says - February 4th, 2016: "Bomb caused explosion on Somalian jet [02/02/16], pilot says / But no evidence has been found; one missing" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/04/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 6th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 16,416.58; Change: 79.92 (0.5 %) / S&P 500 - Close 1,915.45; Change: 2.92 (0.2 %)." [Based on: p. B3, S.L.P.D., 02/06/16]

2016 - Factory orders plunge / U.S.A. - February 5th, 2016: "Orders to U.S. factories fell sharply in December, closing out a year in which demand for American manufactured goods retreated for the first time in six years. [... .]" [Based on: BUSINESS DIGEST article (Factory orders plunge), p. B3, S.L.P.D., 02/05/16]

2016 - Syrian talks delayed, but aid promised - February 5th, 2016: "Syrian talks delayed, but aid promised / Ban Ki-moon: 'The situation ... is as close to hell as we are likely to find on this Earth' " [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 02/05/16]

2016 - U.N. panel says Assange unfairly detained - February 5th, 2016: "U.N. panel says Assange unfairly detained" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 02/05/16]

2016 - Protestors interrupt UM curators meeting - February 5th, 2016: "Protestors interrupt UM [University of Missouri] curators meeting [02/04/16] / Board expands presidential search committee to include students, faculty" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A4, S.L.P.D., 02/05/16]

2016 - 200 million females circumcised, report says - February 5th, 2016: "200 million females circumcised ['half of them in Egypt'], report says" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 02/05/16]

2016 - Officials were warned of water, disease link / Michigan - February 5th, 2016: "Officials were warned of water, disease link / Emails show interagency tension over legionnaires' outbreak around Flint, Mich." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 02/05/16]

2016 - E. St. Louis students gather 15,000 bottles of water to send to Flint - February 5th, 2016: "HELP ON THE WAY / E. St. Louis students gather 15,000 bottles of water to send to Flint [Michigan]" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 02/05/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 6th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 16,204.97; Change: - 211.61 (- 1.3 %) / S&P 500 - Close 1,880.05; Change: -35.40 (1.8 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/06/16]

2016 - Strong Earthquake / Taiwan - February 6th, 2016: "Quake [6.4] in Taiwan kills at least 5 [34 as of 02/08/16]; hundreds rescued" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 02/06/16]

2016 - Syrians rush toward Turkey to flee fighting - February 6th, 2016: "Syrians rush toward Turkey to flee fighting / Thousands fear Russian bombing of civilians" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 02/06/16]

2016 - Chinese investor group to buy Chicago Stock Exchange - February 6th, 2016: "Chinese investor group ['led by Chongqing Casin Enterprise Group'] to buy Chicago Stock Exchange" [Based on: Title (and text) for REUTERS article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 02/06/16]

2016 - Bayer balks at EPA's request to pull insecticide from U.S. marketplace - February 6th, 2016: "Bayer balks at EPA's request to pull insecticide from U.S. marketplace" [Based on: Title for Reuters article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/06/16]

2016 - Republican debate - February 7th, 2016: "In debate [02/06/16], Cruz, Rubio confront attacks / GOP rivals try to gain ground before Tuesday's primary" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A4, S.L.P.D., 02/07/16]

2016 - North Korea fires long-range rocket, and Seoul cries foul - February 7th, 2016: "North Korea fires long-range rocket, and Seoul cries foul / Critics say Kim's goal is to strike U.S. mainland" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/07/16]

2016 - Monks delivered via Amazon as role of Japanese temples fade - February 7th, 2016: "Monks delivered via Amazon as role of Japanese temples fade / Customers like the clear-cut costs and convenience, but critics say service commercializes their religion" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 02/07/16]

2016 - Hold Monsanto accountable for devastating impacts of PCB pollution in the Duwamish - February 7thth, 2016: "Hold Monsanto accountable for devastating impacts of PCB pollution in the Duwamish / Seattle follows the money, and goes after Monsanto as the cleanup bills pile up for the Duwamish River."

[Based on: Seattle Times editorial board , The Seattle Times]

 http://www.seattletimes.com/opinion/editorials/hold-monsanto-accountable-for-devastating-impacts-of-pcb-pollution-in-the-duwamish/

2016 - Airstrike in Libya kills 4 - February 8th, 2016: "Airstrike in Libya [02/07/16] kills 4 ['... hit a medical technology college in a populated area ... .']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 02/08/16]

2016 - Second Briton ID'd as Islamic State killer - February 8th, 2016: "Second Briton [Alexandra Kotey] ID'd as Islamic State killer" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 02/08/16]

2016 - Hamas executes own officer over 'violations' - February 8th, 2016: "[...] It said the decision to kill Eshtewi ... was taken by its 'military and religious judiciary,' a previously unheard-of department." [Based on: DIGEST article (Hamas executes own officer over 'violations'), p. A8, S.L.P.D., 02/08/16]

2016 - Fourth patient infected during mold outbreak at hospital has died - February 8th, 2016: "Fourth patient ['transplant patient'] infected during mold outbreak at hospital [Pennsylvania] has died" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/08/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 9th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 16,027.05; Change: - 177.92 (- 1.1 %) / S&P 500 - Close 1,853.44; Change: - 26.61 (- 1.4 %)." [Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/09/16]

2016 - Strong Earthquake / Chile - February 9th, 2016: "Earthquake [6.3] shakes Chile [02/09/16]" [Based on: Title for World Digest article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 02/10/16]

2016 - Saudis step up to join fight in Syria - February 9th, 2016: "Saudis step up to join fight in Syria / Arab world powerhouse answers coalition call; U.S. expected to keep leading effort." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 02/09/16]

2016 - Northwest U.S. dodges the worst of winter storm - February 9th, 2016: "Northwest U.S. dodges the worst of winter storm [02/09/16]; more yet to fall" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 02/10/16]

2016 - Obama will request $1.8 billion to combat Zika virus - February 9th, 2016: "Obama will request $1.8 billion to combat Zika virus" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 02/09/16]

2016 - Lead in Ohio water - February 10th, 2016: "[...] The readings above the federal standard represent about 5 percent of the samples tested since residents were told in late January that officials had failed to notify them about high lead levels detected last summer. [... .]" [Based on: DIGEST article (Lead in Ohio water), p. A12, S.L.P.D., 02/10/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 10th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 16,014.38; Change: - 12.67 (- 0.1 %) / S&P 500 - Close 1,852.21; Change: - 1.23 (- 0.1 %)." [Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/10/16]

2016 - Obama announces plan for $4.1 trillion budget - February 10th, 2016: "Obama announces plan for $4.1 trillion budget" [Based on: Title (and text) for Article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 02/10/16]

2016 - SEC hits Monsanto with $80 million penalty - February 10th, 2016: "SEC hits Monsanto with $80 million penalty ['... for violating accounting rules and missing past earnings related to rebates ... .']" [Based on: Title (and text) for Article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 02/10/16]

2016 - Obama announces plan for $4.1 trillion budget - February 10th, 2016: "Obama announces plan for $4.1 trillion budget" [Based on: Title (and text) for Article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 02/10/16]

2016 - Islamic State is bent on U.S. attack, says official - February 10th, 2016: "Islamic State is bent on U.S. attack, says official / Intelligence director outlines threat" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 02/10/16]

2016 - TRUMP, SANDERS BREEZE TO VICTORY / New Hampshire - February 10th, 2016: "ELECTION 2016 NEW HAMPSHIRE / TRUMP, SANDERS BREEZE TO VICTORY [02/09/16]" [Based on: Title (and text) for Article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 02/10/16]

2016 - Energy agency says gasoline will average under $2 in 2016 - February 10th, 2016: "Energy agency says gasoline will average under $2 in 2016" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 02/10/16]

2016 - Hold Monsanto accountable for devestating impact of PCB pollution - February 10th, 2016: "Hold Monsanto accountable for devestating impact of PCB pollution / Environment - Seattle sues company to help pay cleanup costs of Duwamish River." [Based on: Title for Seattle Times article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 02/10/16]

2016 - Solar flare - February 11th, 2016: "Sunspot AR2497 erupted on Feb. 11th (2103 UT), producing a C9-class solar flare and hurling a coronal mass ejection (CME) in space. [...] NOAA analysts say it should reach our planet on Feb. 15th, possibly sparking minor geomagnetic storms." [Basesd on: http://www.spaceweather.com/] - [02/12/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 10th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 15,914.74; Change: 99.64 (- 0.6 %) / S&P 500 - Close 1,851.86; Change: - 0.35 (flat)." [Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/11/16]

2016 - U.S. SUES FERGUSON - February 11th, 2016: "U.S. SUES FERGUSON [St. Louis, Mo.] / Attorney general says she had 'no further choice' / Lynch rejects city's request for revisions to outline for reform" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 02/11/16]

2016 - Secret cargo in space - February 11th, 2016: "Secret cargo in space ['A rocket carrying a U.S. national defense payload ... Wednesday ... .']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 02/11/16]

2016 - Burger King to add hot dogs - February 11th, 2016: "Burger King to add hot dogs [beginning Feb. 23']" [Based on: Title (and text) for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/11/16]

2016 - NATO beefs up Eastern European forces - February 11th, 2016: "NATO beefs up Eastern European forces" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A20, S.L.P.D., 02/11/16]

2016 - Indiana plants to close, shift jobs to Mexico - February 11th, 2016: "Indiana plants ['that make products for the heating, ventilating and air conditioning industry'] to close, shift jobs to Mexico" [Based on: Title (and text) for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/11/16]

2016 - Suicide bombers target refugee camp in Nigeria - February 11th, 2016: "Suicide bombers target refugee camp in Nigeria [Dikwa], killing at least 60 [02/09/16]" [Based on: Title for Tribune News Service article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 02/11/16]

2016 - BMW, VW, Daimler recall vehicles in U.S. with air bags from Takata - February 11th, 2016: "BMW, VW, Daimler recall vehicles in U.S. with air bags from Takata" [Based on: Title (and text) for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/11/16]

2016 - 2 deputies killed, suspect dead in shootout at shopping center / Maryland - February 11th, 2016: "2 deputies killed, suspect dead in shootout [02/10/16] at shopping center [Abingdon, Maryland]/ Gunman had warrants out for his arrest, including assault on an officer" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/11/16]

2016 - Solar wind - February 12th, 2016: "Solar wind speed: 351.3 km/sec / density: 16.2 protons/cm3 / Updated: Today at 1902 UT" [Basesd on: http://www.spaceweather.com/] - [02/12/16]

2016 - Strong Earthquake - February 12th, 2016: "M 6.3 - 0km W of Komerda, Indonesia / 2016-02-12 10:02:24 UTC 9.634S   119.401E 28.0 km depth"]

*Link: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us20004zp9#executive

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 12th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 15,660.18; Change: 254.56 (- 1.6 %) / S&P 500 - Close 1,829.08; Change: - 22.78 (- 1.2 %)." [Based on: p. B3, S.L.P.D., 02/12/16]

2016 - Oregon standoff ends - February 12th, 2016: "Oregon standoff ends [02/11/16] / Last occupiers surrender; Cliven Bundy arrested, charged" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 02/12/16]

2016 - Democratic Presidential Debate - February 12th, 2016: "Clinton pokes holes in Sanders' promises [02/11/16]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 02/12/16]

2016 - SCIENTISTS FIND RIPPLES IN SPACE-TIME - February 12th, 2016: "EINSTEIN IS RIGHT AGAIN / SCIENTISTS FIND RIPPLES IN SPACE-TIME" [Based on: Title for Front Page article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 02/12/16]

2016 - Uber to settle safety, fee suits for $28.5 million - February 12th, 2016: "Uber to settle safety, fee suits for $28.5 million [California]" [Based on: Title for Reuters article, p. B6, S.L.P.D., 02/12/16]

2016 - Settlement to cost Morgan Stanley $3.2 billion - February 12th, 2016: "Settlement ['over bank practices that contributed to the 2008 financial crisis'] to cost Morgan Stanley $3.2 billion" [Based on: Title (and text) for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. B3, S.L.P.D., 02/12/16]

2016 - Massive gas leak near Los Angeles plugged after 16 weeks - February 12th, 2016: "Massive gas leak near Los Angeles plugged after 16 weeks" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 02/12/16]

2016 - Died / Antonin Scalia - February 13th, 2016: "JUSTICE SCALIA DIES [02/13/16] / Influential conservative member of Supreme Court was 79 [02/12/16]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 02/14/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 13th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 15,973.84; Change: 313.66 (2.0 %) / S&P 500 - Close 1,864.78; Change: 35.70 (2.0 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/13/16]

2016 - Moderate earthquake / Oklahoma - February 14th, 2016: "Oklahoma hit by 5.1-magnitude earthquake [02/13/16] / No injuries are reported; increasing frequency is blamed on gas, oil industry" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 02/14/16]

2016 - Congress backs new sanctions on N. Korea - February 13th, 2016: "Congress backs new sanctions on N. Korea / Legislation aims to punish country for recent nuclear tests by cutting funding sources" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 02/13/16]

2016 - Suicide possible in Arizona school shooting with 2 dead - February 13th, 2016: "Suicide possible in Arizona school shooting with 2 dead [02/12/16]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 02/13/16]

2016 - Republican Presidential Debate - February 14th, 2016: "GOP hopefuls target Obama, each other [02/13/16] / Death of Supreme Court justice prompts somber moment, calls to delay replacement" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A3, S.L.P.D., 02/14/16]

2016 - Moderate earthquake / Greece - February 15th, 2016: "Quake [5.2] rocks Greek town [02/15/16]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/15/16]

2016 - U.S. seeks borehole test for nuclear waste - February 15th, 2016: "U.S. seeks borehole test for nuclear waste" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 02/15/16]

2016 - Turkey shells Kurdish positions in Syria again - February 15th, 2016: "Turkey shells Kurdish positions in Syria ['... saying it was in response to incoming Kurdish fire.'] again [02/14/16]" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/15/16]

2016 - East, South pummeled by tornadoes, snow, sleet - February 15th, 2016: "East, South pummeled by tornadoes, snow, sleet [02/15/16]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/15/16]

2016 - Syrian opposition figure slams Russia for bombing - February 15th, 2016: "Syrian opposition figure [Riad Hijab] slams Russia for bombing [02/14/16] / Truce comes as Syrian forces try to retake Aleppo" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/15/16]

2016 - Europeans protest Chinese steel - February 16th, 2016: "Europeans protest Chinese steel" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 02/16/16]

2016 - Former Israeli official imprisoned - February 16th, 2016: "Former Israeli official [Ehud Olmert] imprisoned ['began on Monday a 19-month prison sentence for bribery and obstruction of justice']" [Based on: Title (and text) for  DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/16/16]

2016 - Pope embraces Mexico's 'misunderstood' - February 16th, 2016: "Pope embraces Mexico's 'misunderstood' / He condemns church's exploitation of indigenous people and asks for their forgiveness" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/16/16]

2016 - Bank of Japan launches negative interest rates - February 16th, 2016: "Bank of Japan launches negative interest rates" [Based on: Title for REUTERS article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 02/16/16]

2016 - Airstrikes on hospitals, school leave dozens dead in Syria - February 16th, 2016: "Airstrikes on hospitals, school leave dozens dead in Syria [02/15/16] / Russia blamed; projected truce appears unlikely" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/16/16]

2016 - Saudi Arabia, Russia to weigh oil production cut as glut drops prices - February 16th, 2016: "Saudi Arabia, Russia to weigh oil production cut as glut drops prices" [Based on: Title for REUTERS article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 02/16/16]

2016 - Apollo to buy ADT - February 17th, 2016: "Apollo ['affiliates of Apollo Global Management'] to buy ADT ['Home security services company ADT']" [Based on: Title (and text) for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/17/16]

2016 - Bombs, oil prices strain ISIS budget - February 17th, 2016: "Bombs, oil prices strain ISIS budget" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 02/17/16]

2016 - Turkey pushes case for ground operations as Kurds advance - February 17th, 2016: "Turkey pushes case for ground operations as Kurds advance" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 02/17/16]

2016 - Oklahoma agency calls for wastewater cuts to stem quakes - February 17th, 2016: "Oklahoma agency calls for wastewater cuts to stem quakes ['The number of earthquakes with a magnitude 3.0 or greater has risen in Oklahoma from a few dozen in 2012 to more than 900 last year.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/17/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 18th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 16,453.83; Change: 257.42 (1.6 %) / S&P 500 - Close 1,926.82; Change: 31.24 (1.6 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/18/16]

2016 - Factory output surges / U.S.A. - February 18th, 2016: "Factory output surges ['... 0.5 percent in January ... Overall industrial production, which includes mining and utilities, added 0.9 percent, the biggest jump in 14 months.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/18/16]

2016 - Large increase in U.S. traffic deaths - February 18th, 2016: "Large increase in U.S. traffic deaths ['... rose 8 percent from 2014 to 2015 ... About 38,300 people were killed on U.S. roads, and 4.4 million people were seriously injured, the council said.']" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 02/18/16]

2016 - Venezuela to have rare gas price hike - February 18th, 2016: "Venezuela to have rare gas price hike ['is raising gasoline prices sixtyfold']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 02/18/16]

2016 - Explosion in Turkey kills at least 28, wounds dozens - February 18th, 2016: "Explosion in Turkey [Ankara] kills at least 28, wounds dozens [02/17/16]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 02/18/16]

2016 - U.S. accuses China of putting missiles in South China Sea - February 18th, 2016: "U.S. accuses China of putting missiles ['two batteries of the HQ-9 surface-to-air missile system'] in South China Sea [Woody island]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 02/18/16]

2016 - India's antitrust regulator probes Monsanto's joint venture in seeds - February 18th, 2016: "India's antitrust regulator probes Monsanto's joint venture in seeds" [Based on: Title for REUTERS article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/18/16]

2016 - POPE vs. TRUMP - February 19th, 2016: "POPE vs. TRUMP / 'Not Christian' to only build walls" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/19/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 19th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 16,413.43; Change: - 40.40 (- 0.2 %) / S&P 500 - Close 1,917.83; Change: - 8.99 (- 0.5 %)." [Based on: p. B3, S.L.P.D., 02/19/16]

2016 - IBM to buy Truven Health - February 19th, 2016: "IBM to buy Truven Health [Truven Health Analytics]" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. B3, S.L.P.D., 02/19/16]

2016 - Hospital cyberattack concerns experts - February 19th, 2016: "Hospital cyberattack [Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center] concerns experts / Money paid to hackers could signal troubling escalation of 'ransomware' threats" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 02/19/16]

2016 - Palestinians kill Israeli in West Bank supermarket - February 19th, 2016: "Palestinians kill Israeli in West Bank supermarket [02/18/16] / Army says two teenagers were armed with knives" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 02/19/16]

2016 - Israeli archaeologists discover 7,000-year-old settlement - February 19th, 2016: "Israeli archaeologists discover 7,000-year-old settlement ['in northern Jerusalem']" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 02/19/16]

2016 - United Arab Emirates backs oil producers' output freeze plan - February 19th, 2016: "United Arab Emirates backs oil producers' output freeze plan" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 02/19/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 20th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 16,391.99; Change: - 21.44 (- 0.1 %) / S&P 500 - Close 1,917.78; Change: - 0.05 (flat)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/20/16]

2016 - Cyclone Winston / Fiji - February 20th, 2016: "Fiji cleans up after cyclone [02/20/16]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/21/16]

*Trivia: "Death toll hits 29 from weekend cyclone in Fiji" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/23/16]

2016 - NEVADA DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS - February 21th, 2016: "NEVADA DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS [02/20/16] / Minorities, unions propel Clinton to win / Despite loss, Sanders says he has momentum" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 02/21/16]

2016 - Serbia fumes over hostage deaths - February 21th, 2016: "Serbia fumes over hostage deaths [02/19/16] / U.S. denies knowledge of captives in Libya at Islamic State camp ['... hit by U.S. airstrikes Friday.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/21/16]

2016 - SOUTH CAROLINA REPUBLICAN PRIMARY - February 21th, 2016: "SOUTH CAROLINA REPUBLICAN PRIMARY [02/20/16] / Angry electorate helps Trump roll to victory / Cruz, Rubio battle for second and third place" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 02/21/16]

2016 Ugandan leader wins disputed election - February 21st, 2016: "Ugandan leader [Yoweri Museveni] wins disputed election" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/21/16]

2016 - Israeli leader spurned secret peace deal in 2016 - February 21st, 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]

2016 - Islamic State training camp hit by U.S. airstrikes in Libya - February 21st, 2016: "Islamic State training camp hit by U.S. airstrikes in Libya [02/19/16]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 02/21/16]

2016 - 
Nearly 130 die in Syrian blasts - February 22nd, 2016: "Nearly 130 die in Syrian blasts [02/21/16] / Shiite, Alawite areas ['cities of damascus and Homs'] hit by Islamic State" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 02/22/16]

2016 - Snowden wants extradition deal - February 22nd, 2016: "Snowden wants extradition deal ['... if the federal government would guarantee him a fair trial.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/22/16]

2016 - Virtual reality ahead for smartphones - February 22nd, 2016: "Virtual reality ahead for smartphones ['Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg joined Samsung ... to announce that their companies are teaming up to push virtual reality in mobile phones and social networking.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 02/22/16]

2016 - Gunman kills six at random in Michigan - February 22nd, 2016: "Gunman [Jason Dalton] kills six at random in Michigan [02/20/16] / Man with no criminal record opens fire at apartments, car dealership and restaurant" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 02/22/16]

2016 - Islamic State claims killing of Hindu priest - February 22nd, 2016: "Islamic State claims killing ['in Muslim-majority Bangladesh'] of Hindu priest [02/21/16]" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/22/16]

2016 - MICHAEL BROWN WRONGFUL DEATH SUIT - February 22nd, 2016: "MICHAEL BROWN WRONGFUL DEATH SUIT / WITNESS IDS SOUGHT / Prosecutor says one witness moved 'due to fear of retaliation' " [Based on: Title for Article, pp. A1 & A6, S.L.P.D., 02/22/16]

2016 - Sysco to buy Brakes - February 23rd, 2016: "Sysco [Sysco Corp.] to buy Brakes ['London-based food distributor Brakes Group']" [Based on: Title (and text) for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/23/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 23rd, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 16,620.66; Change: 228.67 (1.4 %) / S&P 500 - Close 1,945.50; Change: 27.72 (1.4 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/23/16]

2016 - Italy will be base for U.S. drones - February 23rd, 2016: "Italy [Sicily] will be base for U.S. drones" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/23/16]

2016 - Oil prices lift market as energy stocks rally - February 23rd, 2016: "Oil prices lift market as energy stocks rally ['U.S. stocks jumped Monday as the price of oil surged again, lifting energy stocks as well ... .']" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/23/16]

2016 - Flooring company's stock falls on cancer report - February 23rd, 2016: "Flooring company's stock [Lumber Liquidators'] falls on cancer report" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/23/16]

2016 - At least 3 killed as tornadoes, other storms pummel South - February 23rd, 2016: "At least 3 killed as tornadoes, other storms pummel South [02/23/16]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 02/24/16]

2016 - Nevada caucuses - February 24th, 2016: "Cruz, Rubio seek traction in Nevada caucuses [02/23/16]" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 02/24/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 24th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 16,431.78; Change: - 188.88 (- 1.1 %) / S&P 500 - Close 1,921.27; Change: 24.23 (- 1.2 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/24/16]

2016 - Sports Authority faces bankruptcy - February 24th, 2016: "Sports Authority faces bankruptcy" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/24/16]

2016 - Jury awards $72 million in cancer case tied to talc - February 24th, 2016: "Jury awards $72 million in cancer case tied to talc" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 02/24/16]

2016 - Heat, moisture foil Takata's air bag design, scientists say - February 24th, 2016: "Heat, moisture foil Takata's air bag design, scientists say" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 02/24/16]

2016 - Storms continue northward, slamming NY, Pennsylvania - February 24th, 2016: "Storms continue northward, slamming NY, Pennsylvania [02/24/16] / Work starts rebuilding Amish schoolhouse flattened by twister" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 02/26/16]

2016 - More subprime borrowers are falling behind on their auto loans - February 24th, 2016: "Deja vu? More subprime borrowers are falling behind on their auto loans" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/24/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 25th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 16,484.99; Change: 53.21 (0.3 %) / S&P 500 - Close 1,929.80; Change: 8.53 (0.4 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/25/16]

2016 - Storm hits Virginia, Killing 3 - January 25th, 2016: "Storm hits Virginia, Killing 3; thousands are without power [02/24/16]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 01/25/16]

2016 - Drought brings famine in Haiti - February 25th, 2016: "[...] For the last three years, a punishing drought has driven Hatians who were already barely getting by on marginal farmland even deeper into misery. Last year's crop yields were the worst in 35 years in a country where more than two-thirds of people eke out a living from agriculture, many using archaic hand tools." [Based on: WORLD DIGEST article (Drought brings famine in Haiti), p. A15, S.L.P.D., 02/25/16]

2016 - Abengoa's affiliates file bankruptcy - February 25th, 2016: "Abengoa's affiliates file bankruptcy" [Based on: Title for article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/25/16]

2016 - Libya says French fighting Islamic State - February 25th, 2016: "Libya says French ['French special forces'] fighting Islamic State" [Based on: Title (and text) for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 02/25/16]

2016 - Trump may have tax problem, Romney says - February 25th, 2016: "Trump may have tax problem, Romney says / 'Bombshell' may be lurking in data, ex-nominee warns" [Based on: Title for article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/25/16]

2016 - Obama bans imports of slave-produced goods - February 25th, 2016: "[...] Until now, U.S. customs law banning imports of items produced by forced or child labor had gone largely unenforced because of two words: 'consumptive demand.' If there was not sufficient supply to meet domestic demand, imports were allowed regardless of how they were produced." [Based on: DIGEST article (Obama bans imports of slave-produced goods), p. A10, S.L.P.D., 02/25/16]

2016 - Apple ordered to unlock more phones, report says - February 25th, 2016: "Apple ordered to unlock more phones, report says" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 02/25/16]

2016 - Heroin death rate in area is 'alarming' / St. Louis, Mo. - February 25th, 2016: "[...] The report highlights the rise from 88 deaths involving heroin in 2013 to 110 deaths in 2014. [... .]" [Based on: Article (Heroin death rate in area is 'alarming'), p. A4, S.L.P.D., 02/25/16]

2016 - Report assails Israeli mistreatment of Palestinian prisoners - February 25th, 2016: "Report assails Israeli mistreatment of Palestinian prisoners / Israeli soldier shot, killed ['accidentally'] by fellow soldier [02/24/16]" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/25/16]

2016 - Republican debate - February 26th, 2016: "Cruz, Rubio go on offense, aim to take down Trump [02/25/16]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A2, S.L.P.D., 02/26/16]

2016 - Fired / Melissa Click - February 26th, 2016: "BOARD FIRES CLICK [MU assistant professor] / VOTE AT UM [University of Missouri] is 4-2 / Curator says her actions weren't compatible with university policies" [Based on: Title for Front Page article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 02/26/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 26th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 16,697.29; Change: 212.30 (1.3 %) / S&P 500 - Close 1,951.70; Change: 21.90 (1.1 %)." [Based on: p. B3, S.L.P.D., 02/26/16]

2016 - Former Mexican leader rips Trump - February 26th, 2016: "Former Mexican leader [Vicente Fox] rips Trump" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/26/16]

2016 - Shadow of Schweich's humanity haunts politics - February 26th, 2016: "Shadow of Schweich's humanity haunts politics / Missourian [Jeff Roe] behind mocking ad linked to candidate's suicide now runs Cruz's campaign" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A2, S.L.P.D., 02/26/16]

2016 - 4 dead in shooting at manufacturing plant in Kansas - February 26th, 2016: "4 dead in shooting at manufacturing plant in Kansas [02/25/16] / Gunman fatally shot by police; 14 are wounded" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 02/26/16]

2016 - Islamic State posts video targeting CEOs of Facebook and Twitter - February 26th, 2016: "Islamic State posts video targeting CEOs of Facebook and Twitter / U.S. has enlisted help of social media titans to limit militants' message" [Based on: Title for News Services article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/26/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 27th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 16,639.97; Change: - 57.32 (- 0.3 %) / S&P 500 - Close 1,948.05; Change: - 3.65 (- 0.2 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/27/16]

2016 - Extremist group blamed in deadly hotel attack - February 27th, 2016: "Extremist group blamed in deadly hotel [Mogadishu] attack [02/26/16]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 02/27/16]

2016 - China, not Obama, may be most to blame for U.S. coal's collapse - February 27th, 2016: "China, not Obama, may be most to blame for U.S. coal's collapse" [Based on: Title for McClatchy Washington Bureau article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/27/16]

2016 - 3 stabbed in KKK rally in California - February 28th, 2016: "3 stabbed in KKK rally in California [02/27/16]" [Based on: Title for NATION DIGEST article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 02/28/16]

2016 - Bombs in Baghdad kill dozens - February 29th, 2016: "Bombs in Baghdad kill dozens [02/28/16]" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 02/29/16]

2016 - Moderates, reformists win big in Iranian election - February 29th, 2016: "Moderates, reformists win big in Iranian election" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 02/29/16]

2016 - KKK rally in California draws backlash by counter-protestors - February 29th, 2016: "KKK rally in California draws backlash by counter-protestors [02/27/16]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/29/16]

2016 - On his radio show, former KKK Grand Dragon David Duke endorses Trump - February 29th, 2016: "Former Klan leader at center of latest GOP campaign joust / On his radio show, former KKK Grand Dragon David Duke endorses Trump" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 02/29/16]


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