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

July 2017

2017 - Astronomic Configuration - July 1st, 2017: "Sun [9 Cancer], Moon [12 Libra], Mercury [20 Cancer], Venus [25 Taurus], Mars [17 Cancer], Jupiter [13 Libra], Saturn [23 Sagittarius R.], Uranus [28 Aries], Neptune [14 Pisces R.], Pluto [18 Capricorn R.], Chiron [28 Pisces]." [Based on: http://www.biopscinst.com/bpi/ephm/E201707.html]

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

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

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - July 1st, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 21,349.63; Change: 62.60 (0.3 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,423.41 Change: 3.71 (0.2 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 07/01/17]

2017 'Biblical' storm kills 1 near Moscow' - July 1st, 2017: " 'Biblical' storm [thunderstorm] kills 1 near Moscow' " [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 07/01/17]

2017 Same-sex marriage legalized / Germany - July 1st, 2017: "Germany orders social media companies to erase hate; same-sex marriage legalized" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 07/01/17]

2017 Mazda recall to address defective parking brake - July 1st, 2017: "Mazda recall to address defective parking brake" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 07/01/17]

2017 Large study links pesticide to weakened honeybee hives - July 1st, 2017: "Large study links pesticide to weakened honeybee hives / Pollinators fared more poorly in fields treated with neonics [neonicotinoids]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 07/01/17]

2017 Minimum wage in city will revert to $7.70 / St. Louis, Mo. - July 1st, 2017: "Minimum wage in city will revert to $7.70 [08/28/17] with Greitens' inaction" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A4, S.L.P.D., 07/01/17]

2017 Doctor accused of sex harassment kills 1, wounds 6 at NYC hospital - July 1st, 2017: "Doctor accused of sex harassment kills 1, wounds 6 at NYC hospital [06/30/17]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 07/01/17]

2017  Protestors snarl highways throughout Brazil to fight pension, labor reforms - July 1st, 2017: "Protestors snarl highways throughout Brazil to fight pension, labor reforms [06/30/17] / Embattled president's plan would raise retirement age" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 07/01/17]

2017 China's Xi issues a stern warning to Hong Kong separatist activity - July 2nd, 2017: "China's Xi issues a stern warning to Hong Kong separatist activity" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 07/02/17]

2017 GOP bill would keep IRS from going after churches that endorse politicians - July 2nd, 2017: "GOP bill would keep IRS from going after churches that endorse politicians" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 07/02/17]

2017 Brazil nabs drug lord - July 3rd, 2017: "Brazil nabs drug lord [Luiz Carlos da Rocha, a.k.a. 'White Head']" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 07/03/17]

2017 11 states begin new fiscal year without budgets / U.S.A. - July 3rd, 2017: "[...] Half of states received less in taxes than expected last fiscal year, the worst job of estimating since the tail end of the Great Recession, according to the budget officers association. [... .]" [Based on: A.P. article (11 states begin new fiscal year without budgets), p. A5, S.L.P.D., 07/03/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - July 4th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 21,479.27; Change: 129.64 (0.6 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,429.01 Change: 5.60 (0.2 %)." [Based on: p. A7, S.L.P.D., 07/04/17]

2017 Danone finds buyer for Stonyfield - July 4th, 2017: "Danone finds buyer for Stonyfield" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 07/04/17]

2017 U.S. approves Broadcom-Brocade deal - July 4th, 2017: "U.S. approves Broadcom-Brocade deal" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 07/04/17]

2017 Food distributor Troverco files for bankruptcy - July 4th, 2017: "Food distributor Troverco ['a St. Louis-based distributor of packaged sandwiches and other food'] files for bankruptcy" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A4, S.L.P.D., 07/04/17]

2017 France's Total [Total SA] inks $5 billion with Iran - July 4th, 2017: "France's Total [Total SA] inks $5 billion with Iran ['... France's Total SA and China National Petrleum Corp. to develop its massive South Pars offshore natural gas field.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 07/04/17]

2017 Pentagon to conceal results of U.S. nuclear inspections - July 4th, 2017: "Pentagon to conceal results of U.S. nuclear inspections" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 07/04/17]

2017 - DC appeals court orders EPA to move ahead with methane rule - July 4th, 2017: "DC appeals court orders EPA to move ahead with methane rule ['... requiring oil and gas companies to monitor and reduce methane leaks.]" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 07/04/17]

2017 Dozens die in heavy rains in China - July 5th, 2017: "Dozens die ['at least 56 people'] in heavy rains in China ['19 inches of rain has been dumped on several cities since Thursday']" [Based on: Title (and text) for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 07/05/17]

2017 Thousands of bees mysteriously die in Massachusetts - July 5th, 2017: "Thousands of bees [60.500] mysteriously die in Massachusetts [Rehoboth]" [Based on: Title for NATION DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 07/05/17]

*Trivia: "The culprit is believed to be pesticide spraying, possibly for mosquitoes."

http://www.thesunchronicle.com/news/local_news/rehoboth-bee-kill-being-investigated/article_a17f14e4-8566-5c0b-8aae-5bf82bd40eab.html

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - July 6th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 21,478.17; Change: - 1.10 (flat) / S&P 500 - Close 2,432.54 Change: 3.53 (0.1 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 07/06/17]

2017 Greystar to acquire Monogram - July 6th, 2017: "Greystar [Greystar Real Estate Partners] to acquire Monogram [Monogram Residential Trust Inc.]" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 07/06/17]

2017 Slain officer / Bronx, New York - July 6th, 2017: "Cop killer had ranted about abuses by police / Slain officer was ambushed sitting in command post [07/05/17]" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 07/06/17]

2017 Halliburton acquires Summit ESP - July 6th, 2017: "Halliburton acquires Summit ESP" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 07/06/17]

2017 Troubled Italian bank nationalized - July 6th, 2017: "Troubled Italian bank [Monte de Paschi di Siena] nationalized" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 07/06/17]

2017 New settlements set for east Jerusalem - July 6th, 2017: "New settlements set for east Jerusalem [... 800 new homes in Jewish-populated areas of east Jerusalem in the coming month ... .']" [Based on: Title (and text) for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 07/06/17]

2017 Vantiv buys British payments processor - July 6th, 2017: "Vantiv buys British payments processor [Worldpay]" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 07/06/17]

2017 2nd cyberattack averted after raid in Ukraine - July 6th, 2017: "2nd cyberattack averted after raid in Ukraine / Servers seized at software company; Russia suspected" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 07/06/17]

2017 - Sunspot AR2664 - July 7th, 2017: "New sunspot AR2664, which appeared just yesterday, has already more than doubled in size." [Based on: http://www.spaceweather.com/] - [T.D. - 07/07/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - July 7th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 21,320.04; Change: - 158.13 (- 0.7) / S&P 500 - Close 2,409.75 Change: -22.79 (-  0.9 %)." [Based on: p. B3, S.L.P.D., 07/07/17]

2017 States join lawsuit over pesticide ban - July 7th, 2017: "[...] Public health advocates have been pushing for years to ban Chlorpyrifos, which is commonly sprayed on citrus fruits, apples, cherries and other crops. [...] Spending more than $13.6 million on lobbying in 2016, Dow has long wielded substantial political power in Washington. Dow CEO Andrew Liveris is a close adviser to Trump and the company gave $1 million for Trump's inaugural activities. [...] A 2012 study at the University of California at Berkley found that 87 percent of umbilical-cord blood samples tested from newborn babies contained detectable levels of chlorpyrifos. [...] A risk assessment memo issued in November by nine EPA scientists concluded: 'There is a breadth of information available on the potential adverse neurodevelopmental effects in infants and children as a result of prenatal exposure to chlorpyrifos.' " [Based on: A.P. article (States join lawsuit over pesticide ban / EPA reverses stance on long-used chemical), p. B4, S.L.P.D., 07/07/17]

*Trivia: "[...] Human studies: In multiple epidemiological studies, chlorpyrifos exposure during gestation or childhood has been linked with lower birth weight and neurological changes such as slower motor development and attention problems.[33] Exposure to organophosphate pesticides in general has been increasingly associated with changes in children's cognitive, behavioral and motor performance.[34] [...] Primarily, chlorpyrifos and other organophosphate pesticides interfere with signaling from the neurotransmitter acetylcholine.[19] [... .]" [Based on: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chlorpyrifos#Acute_health_effects]

2017 Southwest swelters under record heat - July 7th, 2017: "Southwest [U.S.A.] swelters under record heat" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 07/07/17]

2017 - Solar Flare - July 8th, 2017: "Big sunspot AR2665 erupted on July 9th at 0318 UT, producing an M1.3-class solar flare." [Based on: http://www.spaceweather.com/]

2017 - More heavy rain forecast for Japan as flood death toll rises to 16 - July 8th, 2017: "[...] The city was pounded by more than 600mm of rain in the 24 hours, according to Japan’s weather agency. [...] Some places have seen more rain in a matter of hours than they usually get in the whole month of July. [... .]

" [Based on: The Irish Times article (More heavy rain forecast for Japan as flood death toll rises to 16 / Some neighbourhoods have been devastated by flooding and landslides in recent days), 07/08/17]

https://www.irishtimes.com/news/world/asia-pacific/more-heavy-rain-forecast-for-japan-as-flood-death-toll-rises-to-16-1.3148151

2017 - JUNO PLUNGES TOWARD THE GREAT RED SPOT - July 10th, 2017: "Later today, July 10th at 6:55 pm PDT, NASA's Juno spacecraft will fly directly over the biggest storm in the solar system: Jupiter's Great Red Spot. Wide enough to swallow Earth twice, the swirling anticylone is at least 150 years old and Juno will come closer to it than any spacecraft in history. Scientists aren't sure what Juno's high resolution cameras and cloud-piercing sensors will see when they swoop just 9,000 km above the cloudtops. [... .]" [Based on: http://www.spaceweather.com/] - [T.D. - 07/10/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - July 11th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 21,408.52; Change: - 5.82 (flat) / S&P 500 - Close 2,427.43 Change: 2.25 (0.1 %)." [Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 07/11/17]

2017 Moberly firm bankrupt - July 11th, 2017: "Moberly firm [Worldwide Recycling Equipment Sales] bankrupt" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 07/11/17]

2017 Mosul is won, but the battle continues - July 11th, 2017: "Mosul is won, but the battle continues / Iraq declares victory over Islamic State in second-largest city, but it came at high cost" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 07/16/17]

2017 At least 12 die in military plane crash - July 11th, 2017: "At least 12 die [07/10/17] in military plane crash [Mississippi]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 07/11/17]

2017 Test shows radioactive waste in stormwater at West Lake Landfill - July 11th, 2017: "Test shows radioactive waste in stormwater [April 30] at West Lake Landfill / EPA officials say results don't signal risk to public health" [Based on: Title (and text) for Article, p. A2, S.L.P.D., 07/11/17]

2017 Two new studies add to evidence that coffee may boost health benefits - July 11th, 2017: "Drink up: Two new studies add to evidence that coffee may boost health benefits" [Based on: Title for San Diego Union-Tribune article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 07/11/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - July 12th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 21,409.07; Change: 0.55 (flat) / S&P 500 - Close 2,425.53 Change: - 1.90 (- 0.1 %)." [Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 07/12/17]

2017 Mallinckrodt settles opioid case - July 12th, 2017: "Mallinckrodt settles opioid case ['... will pay $35 million to resolve allegations that it failed to report suspicious drug orders ... .']" [Based on: Title (and text) for REUTERS article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 07/12/17]

2017 Saudi girls can take school gym classes - July 12th, 2017: "Saudi girls can take school gym classes / Restrictive country will 'gradually' add sports after years of calls for more girls' access" [Based on: Title forA.P. article , p. A20, S.L.P.D., 07/12/17]

*Links: https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/saudi-girls-get-to-attend-gym-classes-for-first-time/

2017 - Died / Liu Xiaobo - July 13th, 2017: "Imprisoned Chinese Nobel Laureate, dissident [Liu Xiaobo] dies [07/13/17] at 61 / He was a champion of democracy; free expression and constitutionalism" [Based on: Title  for Los Angeles Times article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 07/14/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - July 13th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 21,532.14; Change: 123.07 (0.6 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,443.25 Change: 17.72 (0.7 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 07/13/17]

2017 Verizon reports data breach - July 13th, 2017: "Verizon reports data breach" [Based on: Title  for BUSINESS DIGEST  article , p. A1, S.L.P.D., 07/13/17]

2017 ABM to buy rival GCA for $1.25 billion - July 13th, 2017: "ABM to buy rival GCA for $1.25 billion" [Based on: Title  for BUSINESS DIGEST  article , p. A1, S.L.P.D., 07/13/17]

2017 Iceberg breaks loose from Antarctica - July 13th, 2017: "Iceberg breaks loose from Antarctica ['Larsen C ice shelf'] / Redrawing of coastline is required, but no immediate impact on shipping expected" [Based on: Title  for The Washington Post article , p. A16, S.L.P.D., 07/13/17]

2017 RBS settles mortgage case for $5.5 billion - July 13th, 2017: "RBS [Royal Bank of Scotland] settles mortgage case for $5.5 billion" [Based on: Title  for BUSINESS DIGEST  article , p. A1, S.L.P.D., 07/13/17]

2017 Prisoner 'tortured' as workers skipped cell checks - July 13th, 2017: "Prisoner 'tortured' ['... for as long as 10 days ... sexually and physically abused ... .'] as workers [Farmington, Missouri] skipped cell checks [2013] / Findings latest example of state agency reeling from poor employee conduct" [Based on: Title (and text) forFront Page article , p. A1, S.L.P.D., 07/13/17]

2017 U.S. FDA panel backs Novartis' pioneering cancer gene therapy - July 13th, 2017: "U.S. FDA panel backs Novartis' pioneering cancer gene therapy [tisagenlecleucel]" [Based on: Title for REUTERS article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 07/13/17]

2017 Three-quarters of Americans agree: Washington doesn't heed them - July 13th, 2017: "Three-quarters of Americans agree: Washington doesn't heed them ['according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research']" [Based on: Title  (and text) for A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 07/13/17]

2017 - M2-Class Solar flare - July 14th, 2017: "After days of suspenseful quiet, huge sunspot AR2665 finally erupted on July 14th (0209 UT), producing a powerful and long-lasting M2-class solar flare. [... .]"

[Based on: http://www.spaceweather.com/] - [T.D. - 07/14/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - July 14th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 21,553.09; Change: 20.95 (0.1 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,447.83 Change: 4.58 (0.2 %)." [Based on: p. B3, S.L.P.D., 07/14/17]

2017 Oil spills from Texas pipeline - July 14th, 2017: "Oil spills ['about 50,000 gallons'] from Texas pipeline ['after a contractor accidentally cut an underground pipeline']" [Based on: Title  (and text) for NATION AND WORLD DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 07/14/17]

2017 Gaza struggles to supply electricity - July 14th, 2017: "Gaza struggles to supply electricity" [Based on: Title for NATION AND WORLD DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 07/14/17]

2017 U.S. health care fraud probe nets 400 - July 14th, 2017: "U.S. health care fraud probe nets 400 / Justice Department says scams stole $1.3 billion via false billings, including opioids" [Based on: Title  for Washington Post article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 07/14/17]

2017 Trading rises between China, N. Korea - July 14th, 2017: "Trading rises between China, N. Korea" [Based on: Title for NATION AND WORLD DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 07/14/17]

2017 Investment group buys Chicago Sun-Times - July 14th, 2017: "Investment group [St Acquisition Holdings] buys Chicago Sun-Times" [Based on: Title  for NATION AND WORLD DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 07/14/17]

2017 Tennessee becomes fourth state to take action on dicamba - July 14th, 2017: "Tennessee becomes fourth state to take action on dicamba [weedkiller]" [Based on: Title  for REUTERS article, p. B4, S.L.P.D., 07/14/17]

2017 - Teleportation: Photon particles today, humans tomorrow? - July 14th, 2017: "Chinese scientists say they have "teleported" a photon particle from the ground to a satellite orbiting 1,400km (870 miles) away. [... .]" [Based on: bbc-com article, by Tom Spender, 07/14/17]

*Link: http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-40594387

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - July 15th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 21,637.74; Change: 84.65 (0.4 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,459.27 Change: 11.44 (0.5 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 07/15/17]

2017 - Tales from the new Silk Road - "Tales from the new Silk Road" [Based on: Title for bbc.com article by Carrie Gracie, 07/15/17]

*Link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/resources/idt-sh/new_silk_road

2017 Uruguay to begin legal pot sales - July 15th, 2017: "Uruguay to begin legal pot sales" [Based on: Title  for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 07/15/17]

2017 Arab gunmen kill 2 Israeli policemen at revered shrine - July 15th, 2017: "Arab gunmen kill 2 Israeli policemen at revered shrine [07/14/17]" [Based on: Title  for A.P. article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 07/15/17]

2017 U.S. drone takes out Islamic State leader in Afghanistan - July 15th, 2017: "U.S. drone ['earlier this week'] takes out Islamic State leader [Abu Sayed] in Afghanistan" [Based on: Title  for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 07/15/17]

2017 Flash flood kills swimmers at park in Arizona - July 17th, 2017: "Flash flood [07/15/17] kills swimmers ['At least nine people ... .'] at park in Arizona" [Based on: Title  for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 07/17/17]

2017 - China's second quarter growth beats expectations at 6.9% - "[...] China's economy grew at its weakest pace in 26 years during 2016, but other data released on Monday added to the picture of rebounding growth for the Chinese economy. [... .]" [Based on: Title (and text) for bbc.com article, 07/17/17]

*Link: http://www.bbc.com/news/business-40627737

Obesity is skyrocketing in the country and the numbers are highest for women — and rising for children and teens, according to NPR News.
Obesity is skyrocketing in the country and the numbers are highest for women — and rising for children and teens, according to NPR News.
Obesity is skyrocketing in the country and the numbers are highest for women — and rising for children and teens, according to NPR News.
Obesity is skyrocketing in the country and the numbers are highest for women — and rising for children and teens, according to NPR News.
Obesity is skyrocketing in the country and the numbers are highest for women — and rising for children and teens, according to NPR News.

2017 - Flood Trivia / 2017 - "Number of notable floods this year (reported by U.S. newspapers, generally): at least 10. Number of deaths due to flooding: at least 438." [- E.M.]

2017 - Volcano Trivia / 2017 - "Number of volcanic eruptions [and, or] notable volcanic events this year: at least  6. Number of reported deaths include: 0." [- E.M.]

2017 - Avalanche Trivia / 2017 - "Number of notable avalanche, landslide, mudslide or roof collapse events this year (reported by U.S. newspapers, generally): at least 5. Number of reported deaths: at least 181" [- E.M.]

2017 - "Hurricane" Trivia / 2017 - "Number of notable storms this year include: at least 1 Tropical Storms, 0 Hurricanes, 5 Cyclones & 0 Typhoons. Number of reported deaths: at least 0. [deaths due to flooding are generally recorded under Flood Trivia]." [- E.M.]

2017 - Earthquake Trivia / 2017 - "Number of notable earthquakes [generally, 6.0 or above] in 2017 at least 22. [4 Major, 18 strong] / 2016: at least 88. / [In 2015: 137; 2014: 169, 2013: 79; 2012: 127; 2011: 196; 2010: 158; 2009: 141; 2008: 217; 2007: 171; 2006: 145; 2005: 110]. Number of reported deaths due to earthquakes (and earthquake tsunamis) in 2017: at least 6." [- E.M.]

2017 - "Natural Disaster" Deaths / 2017 - "Number of reported deaths [generally, according to national (U.S.A.) news headlines] from natural disasters [not all illustrated this timeline] in 2017: at least 631" [- E.M.]

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