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

August 2016

2016 - Astronomic Configuration - August 1st, 2016: "Sun [9 Leo], Moon [19 Cancer], Mercury [2 Virgo], Venus [24 Leo], Mars [29 Scorpio], Jupiter [22 Virgo ], Saturn [9 Sagittarius R.], Uranus [24 Aries R.], Neptune [11 Pisces R.], Pluto [15 Capricorn R.], Chiron [24 Pisces R.]."

[Based on: http://www.biopscinst.com/bpi/ephm/E201608.html]

2016 - U.S. National Debt - August 1st, 2016: "U.S. National Debt Clock - The Outstanding Public Debt [U.S.A.] as of 01 Aug 2016 at 08:59:51 PM GMT is: $19,434,807,561.773.04. The estimated population of the United States is 323,466,637 so each citizen's share of this debt is $60,082.88. The National Debt has continued to increase an average of $2.40 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. - 08/01/16]

2016 - Austin shooting turns into chaos - August 1st, 2016: "Austin shooting turns into chaos / Officials say one person was killed, three hospitalized [07/31/16]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 08/01/16]

2016 - Syrian rebels try to break Aleppo siege - August 1st, 2016: "Syrian rebels try to break Aleppo siege" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/01/16]

2016 - Iraq maneuvering forcers in preparation for assault on Mosul - August 1st, 2016: "Iraq maneuvering forcers in preparation for assault on Mosul / Islamic State has been in control since June 2014" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/01/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 2nd, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 18,404.51; Change: - 27.73 (- 0.2 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,170.84; Change: - 2.76 (- 0.1 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/02/16]

2016 - Japan, Korea halt wheat imports - August 2nd, 2016: "Japan, Korea halt wheat imports [from U.S.A.]" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/02/16]

2016 - U.S. strikes Islamic State base in Libya - August 2nd, 2016: "U.S. strikes Islamic State base in Libya [Sirte]" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 08/02/16]

2016 - McDonald's cuts some 'junk' from food - August 2nd, 2016: "McDonald's cuts some 'junk' from food" [Based on: Title for NATION DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 08/02/16]

2016 - Historic Maryland town in shambles after massive storm - August 2nd, 2016: "Historic Maryland town [Ellicott City] in shambles after massive storm [07/30/16]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 08/02/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 3rd, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 18,313.77; Change: - 90.74 (- 0.5 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,157.03; Change: - 13.81 (- 0.6 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/03/16]

2016 - Earth keeps getting warmer - August 3rd, 2016: "Earth keeps getting warmer / 'Grim' report cites dozens of broken climate records, impact on penguins, walruses" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 08/03/16]

2016 - Little proof that flossing works - August 3rd, 2016: "Little proof that flossing works" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 08/03/16]

2016 - Syrians say gas attack hurt civilians - August 3rd, 2016: "Syrians say gas attack hurt civilians [08/02/16] / Government rebels trade accusations in assault on Aleppo" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 08/03/16]

2016 - Chinese activist gets suspended sentence - August 3rd, 2016: "Chinese activist [Zhai Yanmin] gets suspended sentence ['three-year prison sentence']" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 08/03/16]

2016 - Suicide car bomb targets Libyan troops - August 3rd, 2016: "Suicide car bomb [Benghazi] targets Libyan troops, killing 23 [08/02/16]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 08/03/16]

2016 - Obama challenges GOP to dump Trump - August 3rd, 2016: "Obama challenges GOP to dump Trump [08/02/16]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 08/03/16]

2016 - Aetna ACA expansion, may leave exchanges - August 3rd, 2016: "[...] Competition by insurers is a key feature of the exchanges [U.S.A.], designed to keep a lid on prices, but several insurers are abandoning them because they are losing enormous amounts of money. [...] Aetna said Tuesday it now expects to lose $300 million this year from individual coverage it sells on the exchanges, or triple what it lost last year. Earlier this year, Aetna had said it hoped to break even in 2016. [... .]" [Based on: A.P. article (Aetna ACA expansion, may leave exchanges / Missouri is among states where insurer is paying higher-than-expected costs), p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/03/16]

2016 - Pope decries teaching children they can choose gender - August 3rd, 2016: "Pope decries teaching children they can choose gender" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 08/03/16]

2016 - Armed suspect is shot by officer / St. Louis, Mo. - August 3rd, 2016: "Armed suspect is shot by officer [08/02/16] / Man, who was critically injured, bailed out of stolen car, police say" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A4, S.L.P.D., 08/03/16]

2016 - Strong Earthquake - August 4th, 2016: "6.3 / 71km ENE of Iwo Jima, Japan / 2016-08-04 16:24:33 UTC"

*Link: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/browse/significant.php?year=2016

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 4th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 18,355.00; Change: 41.23 (0.2 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,163.79; Change: 6.76 (0.3 %)." [Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/04/16]

2016 - Emirates plane with 300 aboard crash-lands - August 4th, 2016: "Emirates plane with 300 aboard crash-lands [Dubai]; firefighter is killed [08/03/16]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 08/03/16]

2016 - North Korea is assailed after missile lands in Sea of Japan - August 4th, 2016: "North Korea is assailed after missile lands in Sea of Japan [08/03/16]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/04/16]

2016 - Use of confidential information costs Goldman Sachs $36 million - August 4th, 2016: "Use of confidential information costs Goldman Sachs $36 million" [Based on: Title for REUTERS article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/04/16]

2016 - Ford recalls - August 5th, 2016: "Ford recalls ['... parts in the side door latches can break and the doors can open while the vehicles are moving.']" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. B3, S.L.P.D., 08/05/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 5th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 18,352.05; Change: - 2.95 (flat) / S&P 500 - Close 2,164.25; Change: 0.46 (flat)." [Based on: p. B3, S.L.P.D., 08/05/16]

2016 - Navajos finally connect to grid - August 5th, 2016: "Navajos finally connect to grid" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 08/05/16]

2016 - Islamic State leader killed, Egypt says - August 5th, 2016: "Islamic State leader killed, Egypt says" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/05/16]

2016 - Crops impacted by likely use of herbicide - August 5th, 2016: "Crops impacted by likely use of herbicide / Reports rise in Missouri of damage known to be caused by dicamba" [Based on: Title for Article, p. B1, S.L.P.D., 08/05/16]

2016 - Fighting deepens aid crisis in South Sudan - August 5th, 2016: "Fighting deepens aid crisis in South Sudan" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 08/05/16]

2016 - Terrorism discounted in London knife attack - August 5th, 2016: "Terrorism discounted in London knife attack / Attack by Somali-Norwegian teenager killed American woman, wounded five other people [08/03/16]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 08/05/16]

2016 - Boomers' new retirement plan is millennial renters - August 5th, 2016: "Boomers' new retirement plan is millennial renters / 'The haves ... are renting homes out to have-nots' " [Based on: Title for Bloomberg article, p. B7, S.L.P.D., 08/05/16]

2016 - Chinese lawyer imprisoned in subversion case - August 5th, 2016: "Chinese lawyer [Zhou Shifeng] imprisoned in subversion case" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/05/16]

2016 - White officer found guilty in shooting of black man - August 5th, 2016: "White officer [Virginia] found guilty in shooting of black man [William Chapman]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 08/05/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 6th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 18,543.53; Change: 191.48 (1.0) / S&P 500 - Close 2,182.87; Change: 18.62 (0.9 %)." [Based on: p. A7, S.L.P.D., 08/06/16]

2016 - Another round of monsoons sweeps Phoenix - August 6th, 2016: "Another round of monsoons sweeps Phoenix [08/05/16]" [Based on: DIGEST article , p. A14, S.L.P.D., 08/06/16]

2016 - Video of fatal shooting shows Chicago officers firing at car - August 6th, 2016: "Video of fatal shooting [released 08/05/16] shows Chicago officers firing at car / Police believed they had been shot at; teen in stolen vehicle was slain [07/28/16]" [Based on: Title forA.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/06/16]

2016 - Mudslide in Mexico kills at least 6 - August 7th, 2016: "Mudslide in Mexico kills at least 6" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article , p. A20, S.L.P.D., 08/07/16]

2016 - Belgian police kill machete-wielding attacker - August 7th, 2016: "Belgian police [08/06/16] kill machete-wielding attacker [city of Charlerol]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article , p. A20, S.L.P.D., 08/07/16]

*Trivia: "Islamic State claims attack that wounds 2 officers in Belgium [08/06/16]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 08/08/16]

2016 - Iran admits execution of ex-hero - August 8th, 2016: "Iran admits execution of ex-hero [Shahram Amiri]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 08/08/16]

2016 - Thais approve government by appointment - August 8th, 2016: "Thais approve government by appointment, not elected, officials" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article , p. A8, S.L.P.D., 08/08/16]

2016 - Macedonia declares emergency after flooding kills at least 21 - August 8th, 2016: "Macedonia declares emergency after flooding kills at least 21 [08/06/16]" [Based on: Title for A.P.  article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 08/08/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 9th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 18,529.29; Change: - 14.24 (- 0.1 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,180.89; Change: - 1.98 (- 0.1 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/09/16]

2016 - Attack targets lawyers at Pakistan hospital - August 9th, 2016: "Attack targets lawyers at Pakistan hospital [08/08/16]; 70 dead ['Ninety-two people were wounded ... .'] / Militants strike at the heart of nation's legal profession" [Based on: Title for REUTERS article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 08/09/16]

2016 - Brain-eating amoeba found in Teton spring - August 9th, 2016: "Brain-eating amoeba [Naegleria fowleri] found in Teton spring [Wyoming] / Danger of infection prompts warning for those seeking a soak" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 08/09/16]

2016 - Protestors in Ethiopia are killed by troops - August 9th, 2016: "Protestors in Ethiopia are killed by troops / Government again blocks internet" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 08/09/16]

2016 - AT&T fined for allowing third-party scam on bills - August 9th, 2016: "AT&T fined [$7.75 million] for allowing third-party scam on bills / Charges were phony directory assistance service" [Based on: Title for REUTERS article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 08/09/16]

2016 - Delta power outage is latest airline computer meltdown - August 9th, 2016: "Delta power outage is latest airline computer meltdown" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 08/09/16]

2016 - Boy, 10, suffered neck injury on water slide in Kansas, police say - August 9th, 2016: "Boy, 10, suffered neck injury  [was decapitated] on water slide in Kansas [08/07/16], police say  / Thrill ride remains off-limits during investigaton" [Based on: Title for News Services article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 08/09/16]

2016 - Charity's Gaza Strip director accused of funneling huge sum of money - August 9th, 2016: "Charity's [World Vision] Gaza Strip director [Mohammed el-Halabi] accused of funneling huge sum of money ['about $7.2 million a year ... over a period of five years'] to Hamas" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 08/09/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 10th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 18,533.05; Change: 3.76 (flat) / S&P 500 - Close 2,181.74; Change: 0.85 (flat)." [Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/10/16]

2016 - Cargill drops use of key antibiotic - August 10th, 2016: "Cargill drops use of key antibiotic [gentamicin]" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/10/16]

2016 - Car strikes protestor / Ferguson, Mo.  - August 10th, 2016: "CRASH, GUNFIRE MAR SOLEMN DAY [08/09/16] / Car strikes protestor - Crowd was marking Brown anniversary / Bullets fly - Protestors begin shooting at vehicle; no one is hit" [Based on: Title for News Services article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 08/10/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 11th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 18,495.66; Change: - 37.39 (- 0.2 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,175.49; Change: - 6.25 (- 0.3 %)." [Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/11/16]

2016 - Samsung workers sickened by chemicals - August 11th, 2016: "Samsung workers [South Korea] sickened by chemicals ['... serious illnesses including leukemia, lupus, lymphoma and multiple sclerosis ... .']" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 08/11/16]

2016 - Middle East heat is crushing economies - August 11th, 2016: "Middle East heat is crushing economies / Climate scientists fear warming will get worse" [Based on: Title for WASHINGTON POST article, p. A20, S.L.P.D., 08/11/16]

2016 - Trump's latest stumble: Obama 'founded ISIS' - August 11th, 2016: "Trump's latest stumble: Obama 'founded ISIS' " [Based on: Title for News Services article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 08/11/16]

2016 - Major Earthquake - August 4th, 2016: "7.2 / 110km E of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia / 2016-08-12 01:26:36 UTC"

*Link: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/browse/significant.php?year=2016

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 12th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 18,613.52; Change: 117.86 (0.6 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,185.79; Change: 10.30 (0.5 %)." [Based on: p. B3, S.L.P.D., 08/12/16]

2016 - Macy's will close 100 stores - August 12th, 2016: "Macy's will close 100 stores / Retailer hopes slimming down will help it respond to online rival Amazon" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. B1, S.L.P.D., 08/12/16]

2016 - Wildfires devastate parts of France - August 12th, 2016: "Wildfires devastate parts of France" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/12/16]

2016 - First U.S. offshore wind farm to open - August 12th, 2016: "First U.S. offshore wind farm to open" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. B3, S.L.P.D., 08/12/16]

2016 - Two die, dozens injured in blast at complex - August 12th, 2016: "Two die, dozens injured in blast at complex ['apartment complex ... Silver Springs, Md.']" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 08/12/16]

2016 - Russian airstrikes hit Islamic State bastion - August 12th, 2016: "Russian airstrikes [08/11/16] hit Islamic State bastion [Raqqa] / Nation continues to mend fences with Turkey" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 08/12/16]

2016 - Panera challenges its fast-food rivals to offer a healthier kids menu - August 12th, 2016: "Panera challenges its fast-food rivals to offer a healthier kids menu" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. B3, S.L.P.D., 08/12/16]

2016 - Flooding / Louisiana - August 13th, 2016: "Louisiana [08/12/16] in state of emergency ['widespread flooding']" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 08/13/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 13th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 18,576.47; Change: - 37.05 (- 0.2 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,184.05; Change: - 1.74 (- 0.1 %)." [Based on: p. A7, S.L.P.D., 08/13/16]

2016 - Bombings in Thailand kill 4 in tourist cities - August 13th, 2016: "Bombings in Thailand kill 4 in tourist cities [08/11-12/ 16" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 08/13/16]

2016 - Trump now says ISIS claim about Obama was sarcastic - August 13th, 2016: "Trump now says ISIS claim about Obama was sarcastic" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 08/13/16]

2016 - Moderate Earthquake / Peru - August 14th, 2016: "Quake in Peru kills American, 3 others [08/14/16]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 08/16/16]

2016 - Flooding engulfs Louisiana; 3 killed - August 14th, 2016: "Flooding engulfs Louisiana; 3 killed [08/13/16] / Thousands rescued after more than foot of rain swamps towns, in Mississippi" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 08/14/16]

2016 - Airstrike in Yemen kills at least 10 children - August 14th, 2016: "Airstrike [08/12/16] in Yemen ['... on a school ... purportedly carried out by the Saudi-led coalition fighting Houthi rebels ... .'] kills at least 10 children ['and wounded dozens more']" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 08/14/16]

2016 - Standoff in Milwaukee after police kill suspect - August 14th, 2016: "Standoff in Milwaukee after police kill suspect [08/13/16]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/14/16]

2016 - U.S.-backed Syrians seize terrorist stronghold - August 14th, 2016: "U.S.-backed Syrians seize terrorist stronghold [08/12/16] / Recapture of city [Manbij] held by Islamic State is biggest defeat for extremists since July 2015" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 08/14/16]

2016 - Islamic State edges toward Pakistan - August 15th, 2016: "Islamic State edges toward Pakistan / Training camp is set up in restive province of Afghanistan" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 08/15/16]

2016 - U.S.-backed Kurds advance near Mosul - August 15th, 2016: "U.S.-backed Kurds advance near Mosul" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/15/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 16th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 18,636.05; Change: 59.58 (0.3 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,190.15; Change: 6.10 (0.3 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/16/16]

2016 - Airstrike kills 11 at Yemeni hospital - August 16th, 2016: "Airstrike kills 11 at Yemeni hospital [08/15/16]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 08/16/16]

2016 - WITH ABEDIN, CLINTON FACES MORE SCRUTINY - August 16th, 2016: "WITH ABEDIN, CLINTON FACES MORE SCRUTINY / Top aide worked for State Department and foundation at some time and is drawing renewed interest after release of new emails to and from Clinton." [Based on: Title for Bloomberg article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 08/16/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 17th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 18,552.02; Change: - 84.03 (- 0.5 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,178.15; Change: - 12.00 (- 0.5 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/17/16]

2016 - Russia uses base in Iran to bomb targets in Syria - August 17th, 2016: "Russia uses base in Iran to bomb targets in Syria [08/16/16] / Unprecedented cooperation endangers U.S. efforts in conflict [08/15/16]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A4, S.L.P.D., 08/17/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 18th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 18,573.94; Change: 21.92  (0.1 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,182.22; Change: 4.07 (0.2 %)." [Based on: p. A13, S.L.P.D., 08/18/16]

2016 - Helium-filled airship takes off for first time - August 18th, 2016: "Helium-filled airship [302-foot Airlander 10] takes off for first time [-8/17/16]" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 08/18/16]

2016 - Major Earthquake - August 19th, 2016: "7.4 / South Georgia Island region / 2016-08-19 07:32:22 UTC"

*
Link: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/browse/significant.php?year=2016

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 19th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 18,597.70; Change: 23.76  (0.1 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,187.02; Change: 4.80 (0.2 %)." [Based on: p. B3, S.L.P.D., 08/19/16]

2016 - Hawaiian volcano drips lava into ocean - August 19th, 2016: "Hawaiian volcano [Kilauea] drips lava into ocean" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 08/19/16]

2016 - Cash to Iran is linked to release of prisoners - August 19th, 2016: "Cash to Iran is linked to release of prisoners" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 08/19/16]

2016 - SOME WATER TAINTED AT CITY SCHOOLS / St. Louis, Mo. - August 19th, 2016: "SOME WATER TAINTED AT CITY [St. Louis] SCHOOLS / TESTS INDICATE HIGH LEAD LEVELS IN SOME FOUNTAINS / Contamination may be from old plumbing in some buildings" [Based on: Title for Article, pp. A1 & A6, S.L.P.D., 08/19/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 20th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 18,552.57; Change: - 45.13  (- 0.2 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,183.87; Change: - 3.15 (- 0.1 %)." [Based on: p. A7, S.L.P.D., 08/20/16]

2016 - U.N. panel backs global nuclear disarmament - August 20th, 2016: "[...] Nuclear-armed powers including Russia, China and the United States have rejected the process. Japan abstained from the vote." [Based on: DIGEST article (U.N. panel backs global nuclear disarmament), p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/20/16]

2016 - Tornado strikes in Michigan - August 21st, 2016: "Tornado strikes in Michigan [08/20/16]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 08/21/16]

2016 - Taliban capture Afghan district - August 21st, 2016: "Taliban [08/20/16] capture Afghan district [Khan Abad]" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A20, S.L.P.D., 08/21/16]

2016 - Bomb at wedding kills at least 22 in Turkey - August 21st, 2016: "Bomb at wedding kills at least 22 in Turkey [08/20/16]" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A20, S.L.P.D., 08/21/16]

2016 - 
Palestinian rocket strikes Israel - August 22nd, 2016: "Palestinian rocket strikes Israel [08/21/16]" [Based on: Title for  DIGEST article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 08/22/16] 

2016 - Suicide bomber kills 17 in Somalia - August 22nd, 2016: "Suicide bomber kills 17 in Somalia [08/21/16]" [Based on: Title for  DIGEST article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 08/22/16]

2016 - Young suicide bomber attacks Turkish wedding party - August 22nd, 2016: "Young suicide bomber attacks Turkish wedding party; 51 die [08/20/16] / Turkey's president accuses Islamic State group in strike" [Based on: Title for  A.P. article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 08/22/16]

2016 - Pills found at Prince's estate contained opioid, official says - August 22nd, 2016: "Pills found at Prince's estate contained opioid [fentanyl], official says" [Based on: Title for  PEOPLE article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 08/22/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 23rd, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 18,529.42; Change: - 23.15  (- 0.1 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,182.64; Change: - 1.23 (- 0.1 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/23/16]

2016 - Lawmaker seeks dicamba hearing - August 23rd, 2016: "[...] Since late June, more than 100 cases of crop damage have been reported to the state Department of Agriculture concerning farms in the Bootheel region." [Based on: BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/23/16]

2016 - FBI finds 14,900 more Clinton emails - August 23rd, 2016: "FBI finds 14,900 more Clinton emails / State Department ordered to speed up release of new batch of records" [Based on: Title for  Washington Post article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 08/23/16]

2016 - Ex-Fannie Mae official settles suit with SEC - August 23rd, 2016: "Former Freddie Mac executives previously settled their cases" [Based on: REUTERS article (Ex-Fannie Mae official settles suit with SEC), p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/23/16]

2016 - Strong Earthquake - August 24th, 2016: "6.2 / 10km SE of Norcia, Italy / 2016-08-24 01:36:32 UTC"

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Link: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/browse/significant.php?year=2016

*Trivia: " 'The town isn't here anymore,' mayor says, as strong quake rattles central Italy" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 08/24/16]

*Trivia: " 'There's nothing left' / Quake in Italy reduces towns to rubble, kills at least 159 [291 as of 08/28/16]." [Based on: Title for Article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 08/25/16]

2016 - Strong Earthquake - August 24th, 2016: "6.8 / 26km W of Chauk, Burma / 2016-08-24 10:34:54 UTC"

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Link: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/browse/significant.php?year=2016

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 24th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 18,547.30; Change: - 17.88  (0.1 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,186.90; Change: 4.26 (0.2 %)." [Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/24/16]

2016 - Strong Earthquake / Myanmar - August 24th, 2016: "Earthquake [6.8] shakes Myanmar ['killing at least three people']" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A21, S.L.P.D., 08/25/16]

2016 - WikiLeaks spills secrets of private lives - August 24th, 2016: "WikiLeaks spills secrets of private lives / Crusade to expose government workings causes collateral damage to hundreds worldwide" [Based on: Title for A.P. article by Raphael Satter & Maggie Michael, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 08/24/16]

2016 - Monsanto cleared in pollution suits in California - August 24th, 2016: "Monsanto cleared in pollution suits in California ['... the cities did not show that Monsanto's sale many decades ago of products containing ... (PCBs) caused a public nuisance that damaged their property rights. [... .]' " [Based on: Title (and text) for REUTERS article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/24/16]

2016 - Nigerian military says disputed Boko Haram leader killed in airstrike - August 24th, 2016: "Nigerian military says disputed Boko Haram leader [Abubakar Shekau] killed in airstrike [08/19/16]" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 08/24/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 25th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 18,481.48; Change: - 65.82  (- 0.4 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,175.44; Change: - 11.46 (- 0.5 %)." [Based on: p. A13, S.L.P.D., 08/25/16]

2016 - New robot is soft, cheap - August 25th, 2016: "New robot [Octobot] is soft, cheap" [Based on: Title for NATION DIGEST article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 08/25/16]

2016 - Earlier start for global warming? - August 25th, 2016: "Earlier start for global warming? / Scientists find signs it began about 1850, but study is questioned" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 08/25/16]

2016 - Monsanto pulls seed from India - August 25th, 2016: "Monsanto pulls seed ['Bollgard II Roundup Ready Flex technology'] from India" [Based on: Title for REUTERS article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 08/25/16]

2016 - Earth-like planet detected next door - August 25th, 2016: "Earth-like planet detected next door ['4.22 light-years from Earth, or nearly 25 trillion miles.'] / 'Proxima b' is likely similar, but it orbits a different kind of sun and is a bit bigger" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/25/16]

2016 - Stalling problem prompts Ford recall - August 25th, 2016: "Stalling problem prompts Ford recall ['... engines can stall without warning due to a fuel pump problem.']" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 08/25/16]

2016 - Turkey launches ground attack in Syria - August 25th, 2016: "Turkey launches ground attack in Syria [08/24/16] / Goal is to free border town held by Islamic State; U.S. airstrikes back up incursion" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 08/25/16]

2016 - Obesity now linked to eight more types of cancer - August 25th, 2016: "[...] The report was published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine. [N.P.] More than 40 percent of U.S. women and 35 percent of men are obese, according to the federal centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Meanwhile, cancer has surpassed heart disease as the No. 1 cause of death in 22 states, not including Missouri or Illinois. [... .]" [Based on: Article (Obesity now linked to eight more types of cancer), p. A2, S.L.P.D., 08/25/16] 

2016 - Militants attack American University of Afghanistan - August 25th, 2016: "Militants attack American University of Afghanistan [08/24/16] / Seven people are killed and more than 30 are wounded; 700 students are rescued" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 08/25/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 26th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 18,448.41; Change: - 33.07  (- 0.2 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,172.47; Change: - 2.97 (- 0.1 %)." [Based on: p. B3, S.L.P.D., 08/26/16]

2016 - N. Korea launches sub-based missile - August 26th, 2016: "N. Korea launches [08/25/16] sub-based missile ['Pukguksong'] / Successful test called a warning as U.S., S. Korea conduct their annual military drills" [Based on: Title for A.P.  article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 08/26/16]

2016 - U.S. fires warning shots at Iranian boat - August 26th, 2016: "U.S. fires warning shots at Iranian boat [08/24/16]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 08/26/16]

2016 - South Sudanese fleeing to troubled Darfur - August 26th, 2016: "South Sudanese fleeing to troubled Darfur ['50,000 ... this year']" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 08/26/16]

2016 - Boko Haram's pillaging is starving Nigerians - August 26th, 2016: "Boko Haram's pillaging is starving Nigerians / 'We have nothing left,' fearful farmers say" [Based on: Title for Los Angeles Times article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 08/26/16]

2016 - TESTS UNCOVER EXCESSIVE LEAD / St. Louis, Mo. - August 26th, 2016: "TESTS UNCOVER EXCESSIVE LEAD [St. Louis, Mo.] / Contamination at some schools worse than Flint, Mich." [Based on: Title for Front Page article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 08/26/16]

2016 - Nonbelievers seek changes in government prayers - August 26th, 2016: "Nonbelievers seek changes in government prayers" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 08/26/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 27th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 18,395.40; Change: - 53.01  (- 0.3 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,169.04; Change: - 3.43 (- 0.2 %)." [Based on: p. A7, S.L.P.D., 08/27/16]

2016 - Suicide bomber kills 11 in Turkey - August 27th, 2016: "Suicide bomber [08/26/16] kills 11 in Turkey ['wounding 78 other people']" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/27/16]

2016 - Minnesota restricts pesticides that harm bees - August 27th, 2016: "Minnesota restricts pesticides that harm bees" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/27/16]

2016 - Died / Gener Wilder - August 28th, 2016: "GENE WILDER - 1933-2016 / Star had series of unforgettable roles / From 'Willy Wonka' to collaborations with Mel Brooks, actor knew how to get a laugh ['... died late Sunday (Aug. 28, 2016) ... of complications from Alzheimer's disease.']" [Based on: Title for A.P.  article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 08/30/16]

2016 - Solar wind - August 29th, 2016: "Solar wind speed: 361.2 km/sec / density: 13.5 protons/cm3 ... Updated: Today at 2044 UT." [Based on: http://www.spaceweather.com/] - [T.D. - 08/29/16]

2016 - Major Earthquake - August 29th, 2016: "7.1 / North of Ascension Island / 2016-08-29 04:29:57 UTC"

*Link: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/browse/significant.php?year=2016

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 30th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 18,502.99; Change: 107.59  (0.6 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,180.38; Change: 11.34 (0.5 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/30/16]

2016 - U.S. presses Turkey to back off - August 30th, 2016: "U.S. presses Turkey to back off / NATO ally hits Islamic State and U.S.-backed Kurdish forces in Syria" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 08/30/16]

2016 - Chinese company buys Aleris - August 30th, 2016: "Chinese company buys Aleris ['U.S.-based aluminum rolled products maker Aleris Corp.']" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/30/16]

2016 - Post egg subsidiary to go cagefree - August 30th, 2016: "Post egg subsidiary [Michael Foods] to go cagefree" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/30/16]

2016 - Nothing funny in South Carolina clown sightings - August 30th, 2016: "Nothing funny in South Carolina clown sightings" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 08/30/16]

2016 - U.S. accused of plotting a coup in Venezuela - August 30th, 2016: "U.S. accused of plotting a coup in Venezuela" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 08/30/16]

2016 - Fears swirl in Montana's outdoor trades as parasites kill fish, close a key river - August 30th, 2016: "Fears swirl in Montana's outdoor trades as parasites kill fish, close a key river" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 08/30/16]

2016 - Strong Earthquake - August 31st, 2016: "6.8 / 39km E of Namatanai, Papua New Guinea / 2016-08-31 03:11:34 UTC"

*Link: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/browse/significant.php?year=2016

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 31st, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 18,454.30; Change: - 48.69  (- 0.3 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,176.12; Change: - 4.26 (- 0.2 %)." [Based on: p. A10, S.L.P.D., 08/31/16]

2016 - Islamic State spokesman killed in Syria - August 31st, 2016: "Islamic State spokesman [Abu Muhammad al-Adnani] killed in Syria" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 08/31/16]

2016 - Your dog really does know what you're saying - August 31st, 2016: "Your dog really does know what you're saying / Scans say they know human words, emotions" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 09/01/16]

2016 - Former Israeli spy chief backs Palestinian state - August 31st, 2016: "Former Israeli spy chief [Tamir Pardo] backs Palestinian state [08/30/16]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 09/01/16]

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