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 - Strong Earthquake - July 6th, 2017: "M 6.5 - 2km S of Lim-oo, Philippines"

*Link: https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us1000976a#executive

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 - Strong Earthquake - July 11th, 2017: "M 6.6 - 204km NW of Auckland Island, New Zealand"

*Link: https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us100098qm#executive

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 - Strong Earthquake - July 13th, 2017: "M 6.4 - 39km SSE of Taron, Papua New Guinea"

*Link: https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us20009vvi#executive

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 - July 15th, 2017: "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 - Strong Earthquake - July 17th, 2017: "M 6.3 - 183km ESE of Nikol'skoye, Russia"

*Link: https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us20009wwj#executive

2017 - Major Earthquake - July 17th, 2017: "M 7.7 - 198km ESE of Nikol'skoye, Russia"

*Link: https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us20009x42#executive

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% - July 17th, 2017: "[...] 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

2017 - Strong Earthquake - July 18th, 2017: "M 6.4 - 100km WNW of Camana, Peru"

*Link: https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us20009x7r#executive

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - July 18th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 21,629.72; Change: - 8.02 (flat) / S&P 500 - Close 2,459.14 Change: - 0.13 (flat)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 07/18/17]

2017 Russia's ban on religious groups stands - July 18th, 2017: "Russia's ban on religious groups [Jehovah's Witnesses] stands" [Based on: Title  for DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 07/18/17]

2017 Drug crisis spurs epidemic of tossed needles - July 18th, 2017: "Drug crisis ['heroin crisis'] spurs epidemic of tossed needles" [Based on: Title  for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 07/18/17]

2017 Iran complying with nuclear deal, Trump says - July 18th, 2017: "Iran complying with nuclear deal, Trump says" [Based on: Title  for DIGEST article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 07/18/17]

2017 String of BB gun shootings vexes St. Louis neighborhoods - July 18th, 2017: "String of BB gun shootings vexes St. Louis neighborhoods ['... south St. Louis the last two weeks.]" [Based on: Title  for Article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 07/18/17]

2017 - Strong Earthquake - July 19th, 2017: "M 6.0 - Mauritius - Reunion region"

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Link: https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us20009xz4#executive

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - July 19th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 21,574.73; Change: - 54.99 (- 0.3 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,460.61 Change: 1.47 (0.1 %)." [Based on: p. A13, S.L.P.D., 07/19/17]

2017 - Airstrike in Yemen kills 11 civilians - July 19th, 2017: "Airstrike in Yemen ['by the Saudi-led coalition'] kills 11 civilians [07/18/17]" [Based on: Title  for DIGEST article, p. A20, S.L.P.D., 07/19/17]

2017 First half of 2017 off to a blazing start - July 19th, 2017: "First half of 2017 off to a blazing start: It's Earth's second-warmest on record" [Based on: Title  for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 07/19/17]

2017 Late-night deal preserves sanctions relief for Iran - July 19th, 2017: "Late-night deal preserves sanctions relief for Iran / Trump agrees to add penalties rather than dump nuclear pact he despises - for now" [Based on: Title  for A.P. article, p. A20, S.L.P.D., 07/19/17]

2017 - Strong Earthquake - July 20th, 2017: "M 6.6 - 11km ENE of Kos, Greece"

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Link: https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us20009ynd#executive

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - July 20th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 21,640.75; Change: 66.02 (0.3 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,473.83 Change: 13.22 (0.5 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 07/20/17]

2017 Sugar deal may have sour note - July 20th, 2017: "Sugar deal [U.S.A.] may have sour note / Industry group says pact adds $1 billion to consumer costs" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 07/20/17]

2017 Trump ends CIA aid to Syrian rebels - July 20th, 2017: "Trump ends CIA aid to Syrian rebels / Move long sought by Russia may empower more radical groups, damage U.S. credibility" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 07/20/17]

2017 Saudis free woman from miniskirt video - July 20th, 2017: "Saudis free woman from miniskirt video" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 07/20/17]

2017 McCain diagnosed with brain tumor - July 20th, 2017: "McCain diagnosed with brain tumor" [Based on: Title for News Services article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 07/20/17]

2017 Wildfire continues to threaten Yosemite - July 20th, 2017: "Wildfire continues to threaten Yosemite" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 07/20/17]

2017 Dallas hires its first woman police chief - July 20th, 2017: "Dallas hires its first woman police chief [U. Renee Hall]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 07/20/17]

2017 Shooting victim called Minneapolis 911 twice - July 20th, 2017: "Shooting victim [Australian woman] called Minneapolis 911 twice" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 07/20/17]

2017 Supreme Court issues split decision on travel ban - July 20th, 2017: "Supreme Court issues split decision on travel ban ['... must allow broader exemptions for family members, including grandparents.]" [Based on: Title (and text) for Washington Post article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 07/20/17]

2017 AMC distances itself from Chinese parent company - July 20th, 2017: "AMC distances itself from Chinese parent company [Wanda Group]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 07/20/17]

2017 Cyberattacks in Ukraine worry experts, go unpunished - July 20th, 2017: "Cyberattacks in Ukraine worry experts, go unpunished / U.S. has not reacted publicly to attacks on civilian infrastructure" [Based on: Title for AP article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 07/20/17]

2017 3 Kenyan men are sentenced to death for abusing woman - July 20th, 2017: "3 Kenyan men are sentenced to death for abusing woman" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 07/20/17]

2017 There's a ton of plastic trash for every person in the world - July 20th, 2017: "There's a ton of plastic trash for every person in the world" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 07/20/17]

*Link: http://tinyurl.com/y7wmcmwx
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/07/19/theres-literally-a-ton-of-plastic-garbage-for-every-person-in-the-world/?utm_term=.2ed8ba8b6153

2017 Cuba disappears from list of terrorism-sponsoring countries - July 20th, 2017: "Cuba disappears from list of terrorism-sponsoring countries" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 07/20/17]

2017 Google redesigns search app for mobile phones with personalized 'feed' - July 20th, 2017: "Google redesigns search app for mobile phones with personalized 'feed' " [Based on: Title for Reuters article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 07/20/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - July 21st, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 21,611.78; Change: - 28.97 (- 0.1 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,473.45 Change: - 0.38 (flat)." [Based on: p. B3, S.L.P.D., 07/21/17]

2017 - Microsoft profit doubles - July 21st, 2017: "[...] The software giant's profit more than doubled to $6.51 billion, or 83 cents a share, in the quarter. [... .]" [Based on: BUSINESS DIGEST article (Microsoft profit doubles), p. B3, S.L.P.D., 07/21/17]

2017
- China will accept U.S. rice - July 21st, 2017: "[...] China is the world's biggest rice consumer, importer and producer. [... .]" [Based on: BUSINESS DIGEST article (China will accept U.S. rice), p. B3, S.L.P.D., 07/21/17]

2017 - O.J. Simpson granted parole - July 21st, 2017: "O.J. Simpson granted parole" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 07/21/17]

2017 - 83 hurt in Moroccan protests - July 21st, 2017: "83 hurt in Moroccan protests" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 07/21/17]

2017
- South Sudan given 'last chance' for peace - July 21st, 2017: "South Sudan given 'last chance' for peace" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 07/21/17]

2017 - 
Exxon under Tillerson violated Russia sanctions - July 21st, 2017: "Exxon under Tillerson ['was the oil giant's CEO'] violated Russia sanctions" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. B3, S.L.P.D., 07/21/17]

2017 - Strike in Venezuela erupts into sporadic violence - July 21st, 2017: "Strike in Venezuela erupts into sporadic violence / Protestors fight president's plans for new constitution" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 07/21/17]

2017 - Thousands fight political changes to Poland's courts - July 21st, 2017: "Thousands fight political changes to Poland's courts / Ruling party argues the judiciary is inefficient, unfair" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 07/21/17]

2017
- U.S. student in China arrested in dispute with taxi driver - July 21st, 2017: "U.S. student in China [Zhengzhou] arrested in dispute with taxi driver" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 07/21/17]

2017 - Investigation sheds light on 'darknet' markets, shutters 2 sites - July 21st, 2017: "[...] AlphaBay ... went offline on July 5 ... Hansa had also been in police hands for the past month ... The darknet, a part of the internet accessible only through specialized anonymity-providing tools, is an attractive place for sales of drugs, weapons and other illegal merchandise. Merchants and buyers can operate with relative openness while still keeping their identities secret. [... .]" [Based on: A.P. article (Investigation sheds light on 'darknet' markets, shutters 2 sites), p. A17, S.L.P.D., 07/21/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - July 22nd, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 21,580.07; Change: - 31.71 (- 0.1 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,472.54 Change: - 0.91 (flat)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 07/22/17]

2017 - U.S. to block travel to North Korea - July 22nd, 2017: "U.S. to block travel to North Korea / 'Mounting concerns,' death of student from Ohio prompt ban set to begin in August" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 07/22/17]

2017 - Cholera epidemic in Yemen expected to worsen - July 22nd, 2017: "[...] The warnings came a day after the World Health Organization reported nearly 370,000 suspected cases of Choleras and more than 1,800 deaths since April 27." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 07/22/17]

2017 - Sessions may have discussed campaign with Russian official - July 22nd, 2017: "Sessions may have discussed campaign with Russian official / Intercepts indicate he had 'substantive' talks with Kislyak" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 07/22/17]

2017 - 3 Palestinians, 3 Israelis are killed as conflict intensifies at holy sites - July 22nd, 2017: "3 Palestinians, 3 Israelis are killed as conflict intensifies at holy sites [07/21/17]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 07/22/17]

2017 - MONSANTO SUED OVER DICAMBA HERBICIDE - July 23, 2017: "MONSANTO SUED OVER DICAMBA HERBICIDE / Class action alleges company's sales reps told farmers that off-label spraying would 'be just fine' " [Based on: Title for Article, p. D1, S.L.P.D., 07/23/17]

2017 - It's a record: Temperature hits 108 degrees in St. Louis - July 23, 2017: "[...] The city set its new record for July 22 about 3:50 p.m. ... The previous record of 107 degrees was set on July 22, 1901. [... .]" [Based on: Article (It's a record: Temperature hits 108 degrees in St. Louis), p. A4, S.L.P.D., 07/23/17]

2017 - Melted nuclear fuel found underwater at Fukushima plant - July 23, 2017: "Melted nuclear fuel found underwater at Fukushima plant" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 07/23/17]

2017 - Stresses raise risk of Alzheimer's for African-Americans - July 23, 2017: "Stresses raise risk of Alzheimer's for African-Americans / New research suggests poverty, racism are significant" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 07/23/17]

2017 - High plains drought is the worst some farmers have ever seen - July 23, 2017: "High plains drought is the worst some farmers have ever seen / Lack of rain in and around North Dakota is laying waste to crops and searing pastures" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 07/23/17]

2017 - Italy may face water rationing - July 24, 2017: "... Sky TG24 TV meteorologists noted on Sunday that Italy had experienced one of its driest springs in 60 years and that some parts of the country had seen rainfall totals 80 percent below normal." [Based on: WORLD DIGEST article (Italy may face water rationing), p. A15, S.L.P.D., 07/24/17]

2017 - S. Sudan sexual violence on 'massive scale' - July 24, 2017: "S. Sudan sexual violence on 'massive scale' / Amid war, report cites gang rape and castration by fellow refugees" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 07/24/17]

2017 - Strong Earthquake - July 26th, 2017: "M 6.0 - 176km SSE of Naze, Japan"

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Link: https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us2000a18e#executive

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - July 26th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 21,613.43; Change: 100.26 (0.5 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,477.13 Change: 7.22 (0.3 %)." [Based on: p. A13, S.L.P.D., 07/26/17]

2017 - Internet brands buying WebMD - July 25, 2017: "Internet pbrands buying WebMD ['in a deal valued at about $2.8 billion']" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 07/25/17]

2017 - Alphabet profit slumps on record $2.7 billion EU fine - July 25, 2017: "Alphabet profit slumps on record $2.7 billion EU fine ['on its Google unit']" [Based on: Title for REUTERS article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 07/25/17]

2017 - Monsoons kill scores in India - July 26, 2017: "Monsoons ['this week'] kill scores in India ['70 since the start of the monsoon season']" [Based on: Title (and text) for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A21, S.L.P.D., 07/26/17]

2017 - Study finds brain trauma in NFL players - July 26, 2017: "Study finds brain trauma in NFL players / 110 of 111 brains examined by researchers showed signs of neurodegenerative disease CTE" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 07/26/17]

2017 - Wagner likens sex-ad sites to slave auctioneers - July 26, 2017: "Wagner [Rep. Ann Wagner, R-Ballwin] likens sex-ad sites to slave auctioneers, says Justice lags in prosecution" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 07/26/17]

2017 - Venezuela says Rubio, CIA trying to topple leader - July 26, 2017: "[...] The South American country with the world's largest oil reserves is spinning out of control, its economy in tatters and its people starving as oil revenues plummet. [...] During a Q&A, Pompeo signaled CIA's desire for a new government in Venezuela and acknowledged having conversations about the issue in Colombia and Mexico." [Based on: Article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 07/26/17]

2017 - Inventory robots to roam aisles at Schnucks stores - July 26, 2017: "Inventory robots [Tally] to roam aisles at Schnucks stores / Robots won't take jobs, official says" [Based on: Title for REUTERS article, pp. A7 & A8, S.L.P.D., 07/26/17]

2017 - N. Korea's missile program farther along than believed - July 26, 2017: "N. Korea's missile program farther along than believed" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A21, S.L.P.D., 07/26/17]

2017 - Affordable housing faces high hurdles in crowded nation - July 26, 2017: "[...] Over 96 percent of the urban housing shortage [India] is due to households earning less than $9,310 per year, according to Shirish Sankhe, a Mumbai-based senior partner at McKinsey & Co. [...] One way of encouraging developers to focus on cheaper units would be for the government to lower land prices by releasing some of the property parcels owned by agencies such as the Indian Railways, said Anui Puri, chairman of ANAROCK Property Consultant." [Based on: Bloomberg article (Indian premier's 50 million-home moonshot is miles from reality / Affordable housing faces high hurdles in crowded nation), p. A21, S.L.P.D., 07/26/17]

2017 - Michael Kors steps out with Jimmy Choo for $1.2 billion - July 26, 2017: "Michael Kors steps out with Jimmy Choo for $1.2 billion" [Based on: Title for Bloomberg article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 07/26/17]

2017 - Rival billionaires Musk and Zuckerberg clash over future of artificial intelligence - July 26, 2017: "[...] Fear that machines could become so intelligent that they might rise up and overthrow humanity is a common theme in science fiction. [N.P.] Musk told a gathering of U.S. governors this month that the potential dangers are not so imaginary, and that they should move to regulate AI. [N.P.] 'I keep sounding the alarm bell, but until people see robots going down the street killing people, they don't know how to react, because it seems so ethereal,' Musk said." [Based on: Title for REUTERS article, 13 S.L.P.D., 07/26/17]

*Trivia: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K26n8vfHjNE

2017 - Strong Earthquake - July 27th, 2017: "M 6.0 - North Atlantic Ocean"

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Link: https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us2000a1uk#executive

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - July 27th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 21,711.01; Change: 97.58 (0.5 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,477.83 Change: 7.22 (0.3 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 07/27/17]

2017 - Venezuelans go on strike - July 27, 2017: "Venezuelans go on strike / Opposition leader urges compatriots to back 48-hour protest" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 07/27/17]

2017 - Boeing shares boom on profit, cash flow - July 27, 2017: "Boeing shares boom on profit, cash flow / Daily stock jump was biggest since 2009" [Based on: Title for REUTERS article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 07/27/17]

2017 - Romania confirms $3.9 billion missile deal with U.S. - July 27, 2017: "Romania confirms $3.9 billion missile deal with U.S." [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 07/27/17]

2017 - TRANSGENDER TROOPS BANNED BY PRESIDENT / U.S.A. - July 27, 2017: "TRANSGENDER TROOPS BANNED BY PRESIDENT" [Based on: Front Page article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 07/27/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - July 28th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 21,796.55; Change: 85.54 (0.4 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,475.42 Change: - 2.41 (- 0.1 %)." [Based on: p. B3, S.L.P.D., 07/28/17]

2017 - Construction goof cuts island's power - July 28, 2017: "Construction goof cuts island's power [North Carolina]; 10,000 tourists evacuated [07/27/17]" [Based on: Title for NATION DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 07/28/17]

2017 - Pennsylvania mayor denies corruption - July 28, 2017: "Pennsylvania mayor [Ed Pawlowski] denies corruption ['denied accusations that he accepted more than $150,000 in campaign contributions in exchange for city business']" [Based on: Title for NATION DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 07/28/17]

2017 - In U.S. first, scientists edit genes of embryos - July 28, 2017: "In U.S. first, scientists edit genes of embryos / Experiment aims to show that babies could avoid inheritable diseases" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 07/28/17]

2017 - National security official for Mideast is ousted - July 28, 2017: "National security official for Mideast [Army Col. Derek Harvey] is ousted" [Based on: Title for NATION DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 07/28/17]

2017 - Iran claims launching of satellite-carrying rocket - July 28, 2017: "Iran claims launching of satellite-carrying rocket ['Simorgh']" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 07/28/17]

2017 - Starbucks to shutter all Teavana stores as sales disappoint - July 28, 2017: "Starbucks to shutter all Teavana stores as sales disappoint" [Based on: Title for Staff & Wire reports article, p. B4, S.L.P.D., 07/28/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - July 28th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 21,830.31; Change: 33.76 (0.2 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,472.10 Change: - 3.32 (- 0.1 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 07/28/17]

2017 - TRUMP TAPS NEW CHIEF OF STAFF - July 29, 2017: "TRUMP TAPS NEW CHIEF OF STAFF ['retired Marine Corps Gen. John Kelly']" [Based on: Title (and text) for Washington Post article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 07/29/17]

2017 - North Korea now says its missiles can reach mainland United States - July 29, 2017: "North Korea now says its missiles can reach mainland United States" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 07/29/17]

2017 - Chemical plant burning in Alabama - July 30th, 2017: "Chemical plant ['that produces agricultural chemicals'] burning ['caught fire Saturday'] in Alabama" [Based on: Title (and text) for NATION DIGEST article, p. A23, S.L.P.D., 07/30/17]

2017 - South Sudan will see peacekeepers at last - July 31st, 2017: "[...] South Sudan's civil war is well into its fourth year, with more than 50,000 people killed. [... .]" [Based on: DIGEST article (South Sudan will see peacekeepers at last), p. A14, S.L.P.D., 07/31/17]

2017 - 'Ready to respond,' U.S. flies bombers over S. Korea- July 31st, 2017: "[...] The U.S. also said it conducted a successful test of a missile defense system located in Alaska. [... .]" [Based on:A.P. article ('Ready to respond,' U.S. flies bombers over S. Korea), p. A1, S.L.P.D., 07/31/17]

2017 - Putin says U.S. will have to shed 755 from its diplomatic staff- July 31st, 2017: "[...] It said it is ordering the U.S. Embassy to limit the number of embassy and consular employees in the country to 455 in response to the U.S. Senate's approval of a new package of sanctions." [Based on: A.P. article (Putin says U.S. will have to shed 755 from its diplomatic staff), p. A15, S.L.P.D., 07/31/17]

2017 - Scientists studying depression add 'bigger pieces' to treatment puzzle- July 31st, 2017: "[...] About 15 million adults, or 6.7 percent of all U.S. adults, experience major depression in a given year, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. It is the leading cause of disability for Americans aged 15 to 44. It is more prevalent in women and can develop at any age, but the median age of onset is 32.5. [...] Lobo said it’s not clear yet how Slc6a15 works in the brain, but she believes it may be transporting three types of amino acids into a subset of neurons called D2 neurons in a part of the brain called the nucleus accumbens. The nucleus accumbens and D2 neurons are known to play a role in pleasure, activating when one eats a delicious meal, has sex or drinks alcohol. [N.P.] The amino acids would then be synthesized into neurotransmitters. Depression previously has been linked to imbalances of the neurotransmitters serotonin, norepinephrine and dopamine. [... .]" 

[Based on: The Baltimore Sun article (Scientists studying depression add 'bigger pieces' to treatment puzzle) by Carrie Wells, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 07/31/17]

*Link: http://www.baltimoresun.com/health/bs-hs-depression-gene-20170712-story.html

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.

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