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 2017

2017 - Astronomic Configuration - August 1st, 2017: "Sun [9 Leo], Moon [27 Scorpio], Mercury [6 Virgo], Venus [0 Cancer], Mars [7 Leo], Jupiter [17 Libra], Saturn [21 Sagittarius R.], Uranus [28 Aries], Neptune [13 Pisces R.], Pluto [17 Capricorn R.], Chiron [28 Pisces]." [Based on: http://www.biopscinst.com/bpi/ephm/E201708.html]

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

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

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 1st, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 21,891.12; Change: 60.81 (0.3 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,470.30; Change: - 1.80 (- 0.1 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/01/17]

2017  SCARAMUCCI OUT - August 1st, 2017: "SCARAMUCCI OUT / Communications director's credibility reportedly questioned by new chief of staff [Retired Marine general John Kelly]" [Based on: Front Page article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 08/01/17]

2017  Suicide attack in Kabul - August 1st, 2017: "Suicide attack in Kabul ['targeted the Iraqi Embassy in Kabul on Monday']" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 08/01/17]

2017  Discovery acquiring Scripps Networks - August 1st, 2017: "Discovery acquiring Scripps Networks / Deal for $11.9 billion aims for new audiences" [Based on: Title for REUTERS article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 08/01/17]

2017  China exhorts U.S., North Korea to talk - August 1st, 2017: "China exhorts U.S., North Korea to talk / Cutting tension in region isn't up to Beijing, it says" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 08/01/17]

2017
Al-Shabab official reportedly killed in airstrike in Somalia - August 1st, 2017: "Al-Shabab official reportedly killed in airstrike in Somalia [07/29/17] / U.S. drone targets extremist group responsible for deadly bombings" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 08/01/17]

2017  Wells Fargo faces class-action suit over auto insurance charges - August 1st, 2017: "Wells Fargo faces class-action suit over auto insurance charges" [Based on: Title for Los Angeles Times article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/01/17]

2017 - Solar wind - August 2nd, 2017: "Solar wind speed: 403.8 km/sec / density: 40.7 protons/cm3 ... Updated: Today at 2350 UT" [ Based on: http://www.spaceweather.com/archive.php?view=1&day=03&month=08&year=2017]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 2nd, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 21,963.92; Change: 72.80 (0.3 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,476.35; Change: 6.05 (0.2 %)." [Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/02/17]

2017 Trump won't stay off social media - August 2nd, 2017: "Trump won't stay off social media / 'Only way for me to get the truth out!' he says on Twitter" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 08/02/17]

2017  U.S. to exempt some from N. Korea ban - August 2nd, 2017: "U.S. to exempt some from N. Korea ban / American journalists, humanitaruian workers can apply for exemptions" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 08/02/17]

2017  Venezuela opposition leaders sent back to prison - August 2nd, 2017: "Venezuela opposition leaders sent back to prison / Move against president's enemies comes after vote grants party wide powers" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 08/02/17]

2017  Puerto Rico bets on medical pot to ease revenue crisis - August 2nd, 2017: "Puerto Rico bets on medical pot to ease revenue crisis / Official says industry could generate up to $100 million a year, help ease unemployment rate of about 12 pct." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 08/02/17]

2017 - Solar wind - August 3rd, 2017: "Solar wind speed: 392.8 km/sec / density: 46.4 protons/cm3 ... Updated: Today at 0036 UT" [Based on: http://www.spaceweather.com/] - [T.D. 08/03/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 3rd, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 22,018.24; Change: 52.32 (0.2 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,477.57; Change: 1.22 (flat)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/03/17]

2017  SANCTIONS AGAINT RUSSIA - August 3rd, 2017: "SANCTIONS AGAINT RUSSIA / TRUMP SIGNS 'SERIOUSLY FLAWED' BILL" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 08/03/17]

2017 Scientists 'edit' human embryo - August 3rd, 2017: "Scientists 'edit' human embryo / Repair of gene mutation marks step toward preventing some diseases, researchers say" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/03/17]

2017 -  Heat roasts temperate Northwest U.S. - August 3rd, 2017: "Heat roasts temperate Northwest U.S. / Forecasts for triple-digit temperatures causing minor panic throughout the Washington-Oregon region" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 08/03/17]

2017  'Dead zone' in Gulf of Mexico is largest yet - August 3rd, 2017: " 'Dead zone' in Gulf of Mexico is largest yet ['8,776 square miles - about the size of New Jersey'] / Nutrient runoff from Mississippi River watershed is blamed" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 08/03/17]

2017 -  Two U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan blast - August 3rd, 2017: "Two U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan blast [08/02/17] / Suicide bomber hits NATO convoy, Pentagon says" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 08/03/17]

2017  NASA job opening: Protect Earth from aliens, and others - August 3rd, 2017: "NASA job opening: Protect Earth from aliens, and others / It's not quite 'Men in Black,' but it's a real position related to space exploration" [Based on: Title for The Kansas City Star article by Lisa Gutierrez , p. A10, S.L.P.D., 08/03/17]

2017 -  Jacobs Engineering will buy CH2M Hill in $3.27 billion deal - August 3rd, 2017: "Jacobs Engineering will buy CH2M Hill in $3.27 billion deal" [Based on: Title for REUTERS article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/03/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 4th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 22,026.10; Change: 9.86 (flat) / S&P 500 - Close 2,472.16;  Change: - 5.41 (- 0.2 %)." [Based on: p. B3, S.L.P.D., 08/04/17]

2017 -  Aetna smashes profit estimates - August 4th, 2017: "[...] net profit rose to $1.20 billion, or $3.60 per share, in the second quarter ended June 30, from $791 million, or $2.23 per share, a year earlier. [... .]" [Based on: BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. B3, S.L.P.D., 08/04/17]

2017 -  Oklahoma opens quake investigation - August 4th, 2017: "[...] At least seven quakes of magnitude 3.0 or stronger have struck since Tuesday [... .']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/04/17]

2017 - Scientists discover prehistoric sea worm - August 4th, 2017: "Scientists discover prehistoric sea worm [Capinatator praetermissus] / New fossils help researchers classify Cambrian creature with 50 spines on its faceless head" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 08/04/17]

2017 -  Sapporo grabs Anchor Steam at a bargain - August 4th, 2017: "Sapporo grabs Anchor Steam at a bargain / Japanese brewer eyes U.S. market with craft-beer purchase" [Based on: Title for BLOOMBERG article, p. B5, S.L.P.D., 08/04/17]

2017 - Turkey tightens ties with China against Uighurs - August 4th, 2017: "Turkey tightens ties with China against Uighurs" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 08/04/17]

2017 -  Mueller impanels grand jury in Russia probe - August 4th, 2017: "Mueller impanels grand jury in Russia probe" [Based on: Title for Front Page article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 08/04/17]

2017 -  Netanyahu suspected of fraud, bribes, police say - August 4th, 2017: "Netanyahu suspected of fraud, bribes, police say" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/04/17]

2017 - Chemical release in North Carolina draws probe - August 4th, 2017: "Chemical release in North Carolina draws probe ['... discharge of the unregulated chemical GenX into the Cape Fear River. [... .]' " [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/04/17]

2017 - Patients with open wounds get unproven treatments - August 4th, 2017: "[...] According to some estimates, Medicare alone spends at least $25 billion a year treating these wounds. [...] The five-year mortality rate for patients with some types of diabetic wounds is more than 50 percent higher than that of breast and colon cancers, according to an analysis led by David Armstrong of the Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance." [Based on: KAISER HEALTH NEWS article (Patients with open wounds get unproven treatments, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 08/04/17]

2017 -   Father of Afghan robotics team captain killed in blast- August 4th, 2017: "Father of Afghan robotics team captain killed in blast [08/01/17 - city of Herat]" [Based on: Title (and text) for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/04/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 5th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 22,092.81; Change: 66.71 (0.3 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,476.83;  Change: 4.67 (0.2 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/05/17]

2017 - New Panda baby for France - August 5th, 2017: "[...] The Beauval Zoo southwest of Paris said panda Huan Huan bore twins late Friday ... the firstborn ... did not survive [...] There are only about 1,800 pandas in the wild in China and about 400 in captivity worldwide. 

... .]" [Based on: WORLD DIGEST article (New Panda baby for France), p. A13, S.L.P.D., 08/05/17]

2017 - U.S. spuds not welcome in Mexico - August 5th, 2017: "U.S. spuds not welcome in Mexico" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 08/05/17]

2017 - GM recalls pickups for steering defect - August 5th, 2017: "GM recalls pickups for steering defect" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 08/05/17]

2017 - U.S. sends 'strong message,' officially leaves Paris accord - August 5th, 2017: "U.S. sends 'strong message,' officially leaves Paris accord" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 08/05/17]

2017 - Minnesota mosque bombed ahead of morning prayers - August 6th, 2017: "Minnesota mosque bombed ahead of morning prayers [08/05/17] / Center serves Somali community; FBI will investigate the attack" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/06/17]

2017 - U.N. slaps $1 billion export ban on 'dangerous' North Korea - August 6th, 2017: "U.N. slaps $1 billion export ban on 'dangerous' North Korea / New sanctions likely to 'cut deep,' seek to force nation back to missile negotiations" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 08/06/17]

2017 - Privatizing war - August 7th, 2017: "Privatizing war / As bad as the Afghan situation is, letting contractors take over is worse." [Based on: Title for OPINION page article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 08/07/17]

http://www.stltoday.com/opinion/editorial/editorial-as-bad-as-the-afghan-situation-is-letting-private/article_14632b38-bcb0-5ae9-8763-69ebed930b3e.html

*Links:  https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2017/07/afghanistan-erik-prince-trump-britain/533580/

*Trivia: "[...] With the reductions in military spending in the 1990s, DynCorp expanded their focus to the growing tech market.[15] They bought 19 digital and network service firms, and acquired contracts with the government's information technology (IT) departments.[15] By 2003, roughly half of DynCorp's business came from managing the IT departments of the Central Intelligence Agency, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, among others.[15] In 1999, DynCorp moved their headquarters to Reston, Virginia.[17] [... .]"

[Based on: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DynCorp] - [08/07/17]

2017 - Israel to block Al Jazeera news - August 7th, 2017: "Israel to block Al Jazeera news" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 08/07/17]

2017 - Churchgoers killed in Nigerian attack - August 7th, 2017: "Churchgoers killed in Nigerian attack [St. Philip Catholic Church]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 08/07/17]

2017 - U.N. plugs loophole on North Korean trade - August 7th, 2017: "... that allowed North Korea to sell coal ['the country's primary export'] to China under the guise of 'humanitarian' trade ... ." [Based on: DIGEST article (U.N. plugs loophole on North Korean trade), p. A12, S.L.P.D., 08/07/17]

2017 - Taliban kill dozens of civilians in Afghanistan - August 7th, 2017: "Taliban kill dozens ['at least 30 people including women and children'] of civilians in Afghanistan [Sari Pul province]" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 08/07/17]

2017 - More than 100 St. Louis firms opt to keep $10 wage - August 7th, 2017: "[...] Businesses that will revert to $7.70 include Schnuck Markets Inc. [...] Gretians has opted to let the law take effect without his signature on Aug. 28. [... .]" [Based on: Article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 08/07/17]

http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/metro/more-than-st-louis-businesses-opt-to-keep-minimum-wage/article_920788cd-47b2-5a39-b494-8ee7e6c0f676.html

2017 - 9-year-old applies to be NASA's planetary protection officer - August 7th, 2017: "... (In reality, NASA says, the position is focused on preventing astronauts from bringing biological contaminants from space back to Earth - and vice versa.) ... ." [Based on: Washington Post article ('My sister says I am an alien' / 9-year-old applies to be NASA's planetary protection officer), p. A6, S.L.P.D., 08/07/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 8th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 22,118.42; Change: 25.61 (0.1 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,480.91;  Change: 4.08 (0.2 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/08/17]

2017 - 9/11 remains identified - August 8th, 2017: "[...] Remains of 1,641 victims have been identified so far. That means 40 percent of those who died have yet to have any remains identified. [... .]" [Based on: Title (and text) for NATION DIGEST article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 08/08/17]

2017 - Died / Glen Campbell - August 8th, 2017: "GLEN CAMPBELL / Clean-cut country singer, crossover hit-maker, TV star ['Mr. Campbell announced in 2011 that he had Alzheimer's disease']" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 08/09/17]

2017 - Tropical storm Franklin - August 8th, 2017: "Tropical storm [Franklin] moves across Yucatan" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/09/17]

2017 - Strong earthquake / China - August 8th, 2017: "Quake strikes tourist spot [Jiuzhai Valley] in southwestern China ['At least nine people, including five tourists were killed and 164 others injured']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/09/17]

2017 - N. Korea defiant on nuclear weapons - August 8th, 2017: "N. Korea defiant on nuclear weapons / Outcast nation says entire U.S. is within firing range / North Korea says it won't give up nuclear weapons, threatens U.S." [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, pp. A1 & A6, S.L.P.D., 08/08/17]

2017 - Chicago sues U.S. Department of Justice- August 8th, 2017: "Chicago sues U.S. Department of Justice / Rules targeting sanctuary cities are akin to 'blackmail,' Mayor Rahm Emanuel says" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 08/08/17]

2017 - Dueling factions claim power in Venezuela - August 8th, 2017: "Dueling factions claim power in Venezuela / Government vows to trump National Assembly" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 08/08/17]

2017 - Teen's feet bloodied by mystery sea creatures - August 8th, 2017: "Teen's feet [Melbourne, Australia] bloodied by mystery sea creatures" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 08/08/17]

2017 - Obama-era rule on coal royalties to be jettisoned - August 8th, 2017: "Obama-era rule on coal royalties to be jettisoned / Repeal will reduce mining costs, Interior Secretary says" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 08/08/17]

2017 - Wells Fargo joint venture sued over merchant credit card fees - August 8th, 2017: "Wells Fargo joint venture sued over merchant credit card fees" [Based on: Title for REUTERS article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 08/08/17]

2017 - Hurricane Franklin - August 9th, 2017: "Atlantic's first hurricane takes aim at Mexico / Veracruz state schools are closed as Franklin gains power, speed" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 08/10/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 9th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 22,085.34; Change: - 33.08 (- 0.1 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,474.92;  Change: - 5.99 (- 0.2 %)." [Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/09/17]

2017 - Abbott EMS to get a new owner - August 9th, 2017: "Abbott EMS to get a new owner [KKR & Co.] in $2.4 billion transaction" [Based on: Title for REUTERS article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/09/17]

2017 - Israeli think tank sues Netanyahu's son - August 9th, 2017: "Israeli think tank sues Netanyahu's son ['... over Yair Nrtanyahu's comments on social media that the organization was 'radical and anti-Zionist' and funded by foreign interests.']" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 08/09/17]

2017 - Fired Google worker draws jeers, cheers - August 9th, 2017: "Fired Google worker draws jeers, cheers / Engineer who wrote inflammatory memo about woman is offered a job at WikiLeaks" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 08/09/17]

2017 -  Draft U.S. report validates climate change - August 9th, 2017: "Draft U.S. report validates climate change / 13 federal agencies conclude the U.S. is feeling an impact; Trump has called it a 'hoax' " [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 08/09/17]

2017 - Mormon church leader is excommunicated - August 9th, 2017: "Mormon church leader [James J. Hamula] is excommunicated / He is first in nearly three decades to be ousted from his post and the religion" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 08/09/17]

2017 -  Israel bans laptops, more for travelers from Gaza - August 9th, 2017: "Israel bans laptops, more for travelers from Gaza" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 08/09/17]

2017 - Salmonella cases linked to papayas from Mexico - August 9th, 2017: "Salmonella cases linked to papayas from Mexico / 109 sick, one dead; FDA tracks outbreak to single farm" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 08/09/17]

2017 - Trump warns North Korea to stop nuclear posturing - August 9th, 2017: " 'FIRE AND FURY' / Trump warns North Korea to stop nuclear posturing / Pyongyang responds with threat to hit Guam" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 08/09/17]

2017 - Utah to seek $1.9 billion from EPA over gold mine spill - August 9th, 2017: "Utah to seek $1.9 billion from EPA over gold mine spill (Colorado]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 08/09/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 10th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 22,048.70; Change: - 36.64 (- 0.2 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,474.02;  Change: - 0.90 (flat)." [Based on: p. A7, S.L.P.D., 08/10/17]

2017 - Man rams his car into french soldiers - August 10th, 2017: "Man rams his car into french soldiers [08/09/17] / Suspect shot, arrested after police chase; officials condemn 'deliberate act' near Paris" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 08/09/17]

2017 - Oprah expands her brand to comfort food - August 10th, 2017: "Oprah expands her brand to comfort food ['called O, That's Good!']" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 08/09/17] 

2017 - FBI raids Manafort's home in Russia probe- August 10th, 2017: "FBI raids Manafort's home in Russia probe / Aggressive tactic seen as sign a judge thinks law could have been broken" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 08/09/17]

2017 - Violence claims 30 civilians, Red Cross workers - August 10th, 2017: "Violence ['southeastern Central African Republic'] claims 30 civilians, Red Cross workers" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 08/10/17]

2017 - Venezuela criticizes threats to ban petroleum imports - August 10th, 2017: "Oil industry fearful about U.S. sanctions / Venezuela criticizes threats to ban petroleum imports" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 08/09/17]

2017 - McCaskill blasts British firm hired to work for U.S. in Afghanistan- August 10th, 2017: "Millions in 'questionable costs' by contractor flagged in audit / McCaskill blasts British firm [New Century Consulting] hired to work for U.S. in Afghanistan" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 08/09/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 11th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 21,844.01; Change: - 204.69 (- 0.9 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,438.21;  Change: 35.81 (- 1.4 %)." [Based on: p. B3, S.L.P.D., 08/11/17]

2017 - Macy's, Kohl's stocks slide - August 11th, 2017: "The retail funk continues: Macy's, Kohl's stocks slide / Same-store sales decline, but Nordstrom bucks trend" [Based on: Title for REUTERS article, p. B4, S.L.P.D., 08/11/17]

2017 - U.S. launches airstrikes in Somalia - August 11th, 2017: "U.S. launches airstrikes in Somalia [08/10/17]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 08/11/17]

2017 - World's 2016 weather was most extreme - August 11th, 2017: "World's 2016 weather was most extreme / U.S. agency says last year was the planet's hottest yet, and with the highest sea level" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 08/11/17]

2017 - 36 killed, 13 injured in bus crash in China - August 11th, 2017: "36 killed, 13 injured in bus crash in China [Shaanxi province]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 08/11/17]

2017 - North Korean workers welcome in Kuwait - August 11th, 2017: "[...] Kuwait currently hosts 6,064 North Korean laborers ... .']" [Based on: DIGEST article (North Korean workers welcome in Kuwait), p. A16, S.L.P.D., 08/11/17]

2017 - U.S. destroyer sails close to Chinese-held island - August 11th, 2017: "U.S. destroyer [John S. McCain] sails [08/10/17] close to Chinese-held island [Mischief Reef] / Navy official calls mission a 'routine' freedom of navigation operation" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 08/11/17]

2017 - Fines for illegal pollution have plummeted under Trump - August 11th, 2017: "Fines for illegal pollution have plummeted under Trump / Environmental advocacy group warns of dirtier air, waterways" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 08/11/17]

2017 - Failing drainage pumps spark flooding and flashbacks of Katrina - August 11th, 2017: "Emergency declared in New Orleans / Failing drainage pumps spark flooding and flashbacks of Katrina" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/11/17]

2017 - 13 million-year-old ape skull shows what human ancestors may have looked like - August 11th, 2017: "13 million-year-old ape ['now named Nyanzapithecus alesi'] skull  [discovered 09/04/14] shows what human ancestors may have looked like" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 08/11/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 12th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 21,858.32; Change: 14.31 (0.1 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,441.32;  Change: 3.11 (0.1 %)." [Based on: p. A7, S.L.P.D., 08/12/17]

2017 - Macy's, Kohl's stocks slide- August 12th, 2017: "The retail funk continues: Macy's, Kohl's stocks slide / Same-store sales decline, but Nordstrom bucks trend" [Based on: Title for REUTERS article, p. B4, S.L.P.D., 08/13/17]

2017 - "Rally Cat" / St. Louis, Mo.- August 12th, 2017: "[...] 'We are pretty confident that this is Rally Cat,' said Savannah Rigley, a board member with St. Louis Feral Cat Outreach. [... .]" [Based on:Article (Kitten is the cat's meow for Cardinals fans), p. A1, S.L.P.D., 08/12/17]

2017 - J.C. Penney hits record low on wider loss, retail gloom - August 12th, 2017: "J.C. Penney hits record low on wider loss, retail gloom" [Based on: Title for REUTERS article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 08/12/17]

2017 - Visitors to U.S. spent $84 billion more than Americans spent overseas- August 12th, 2017: "Weak dollar means bargains for foreign tourists / Visitors to U.S. spent $84 billion more than Americans spent overseas" [Based on: Title for REUTERS article (Kitten is the cat's meow for Cardinals fans), p. A6, S.L.P.D., 08/12/17]

2017 - RACISTS' RALLY TURNS DEADLY / Virginia - August 13th, 2017: "RACISTS' RALLY [Charlottesville Va.] TURNS DEADLY [08/12/17]" [Based on: Title for REUTERS article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 08/13/17]

2017 - Americans have once again taken on record debt loads - August 13th, 2017: "[...] Household debt outstanding - everything from mortgages to credit cards to car loans - reached $12.7 trillion in the first quarter, surpassing the previous peak in 2008 before the effects of the housing market collapse took its tool, Federal Reserve Bank of New York data show. To put the borrowing in perspective, it's more than the size of China's economy or almost four times that of Germany's. [...] Household net worth stands at a record $94.8 trillion, thanks to rebounding home values and soaring stock portfolios. [... .]" [Based on: Bloomberg article (Americans have once again taken on record debt loads / So they're spending less, crimping recovery) by Vince Golle, pp. D1 & D4, S.L.P.D., 08/13/17]

2017 - Real estate billionaires form home rental giant in shifting industry - August 13th, 2017: "Real estate billionaires [Barry Sternlicht and Jon Gray] form home rental giant in shifting industry" [Based on: Title for Bloomberg article, p. D4, S.L.P.D., 08/13/17]

2017 - Kuwait fights Persian Gulf oil spill - August 14th, 2017: "Kuwait fights Persian Gulf oil spill ['off its southern shore']" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 08/14/17]

2017 - Mudslides, flooding kill dozens in Nepal - August 14th, 2017: "Mudslides, flooding kill dozens ['at least 47 people'] in Nepal ['after three days of heavy downpours in at least nine southern districts']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 08/14/17]

2017 - Landslide sweeps buses into gorge in India - August 14th, 2017: "Landslide ['triggered by heavy monsoon rain'] sweeps buses into gorge in India ['At least 45 people were killed']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 08/14/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 15th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 21,993.71; Change: 135.39 (0.6 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,465.84;  Change: 24.52 (1.0 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/15/17]

2017 - 7 die in attack in Mali - August 15th, 2017: "7 die in attack [08/13/17] in Mali [Timbuktu]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 08/15/17]

2017 - Deadly mudslides kill hundreds - August 15th, 2017: "Deadly mudslides ['more than 300 people in and around Sierra Leone'] kill hundreds [08/14/17]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 08/15/17]

*Trivia: "600 missing after Sierra leone mudslides ['triggered by heavy rain']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A22, S.L.P.D., 08/16/17]

*Trivia: "Mudslide's death toll tops 1,000 [Sierra Leone]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 08/28/17]

2017 - Trump seeks probe of China's practices - August 15th, 2017: "Trump seeks probe of China's practices / President asks trtade office to investigate country for alleged theft of U.S. technology and intellectual property" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 08/15/17] 

2017 - Limits for coal plant wastewater are in limbo - August 15th, 2017: "Limits for coal plant wastewater are in limbo / EPA seeks to revise Obama-era rules" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 08/15/17]

2017 - First black woman tapped to lead West Point cadets - August 15th, 2017: "First black woman [Simone Askew] tapped to lead West Point cadets" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 08/15/17]

2017 - Weedkiller's damage is still growing, updated data show - August 15th, 2017: "Weedkiller's [Dicamba] damage is still growing, updated data show" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 08/15/17]

2017 - 18 die in suspected jihadist attack on Burkina Faso eatery - August 15th, 2017: "18 die in suspected jihadist attack on Burkina Faso eatery [08/13/17]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 08/15/17]

2017 - U.S. Navy reports another tense encounter with Iranian drone - August 15th, 2017: "U.S. Navy reports another tense encounter with Iranian drone / Craft came close to fighters, put pilots at risk [08/13/17], officials say" [Based on:Title for A.P. article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 08/15/17]

2017 - Sunspot AR2671 - August 16th, 2017: "Sunspot AR2671 has developed an unstable 'delta-class' magnetic field that harbors energy for strong M-class or even X-class solar flares. The sunspot is turning toward Earth, so any flares in the days ahead would likely be geoeffective, producing radio blackouts and other effects. [... .]"

[Based on: http://www.spaceweather.com/archive.php?view=1&day=17&month=08&year=2017]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 16th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 21,998.99; Change: 5.28 (flat) / S&P 500 - Close 2,464.61;  Change: - 1.23 (flat)." [Based on: p. A13, S.L.P.D., 08/16/17]

2017 - Attack in Nigeria kills 20 - August 16th, 2017: "Attack ['at least three suicide bombers'] in Nigeria kills 20 ['80 others were injured']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A22, S.L.P.D., 08/16/17]

2017 - Water will be plentiful in West - August 16th, 2017: "Heavy winter snows in the Rocky Mountains have rescued the thirsty Western U.S. for another year [... .]" [Based on: DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 08/16/17]

2017 - Belgian town cooks giant omelet - August 16th, 2017: "Belgian town [Malmedy] cooks giant omelet ['nearly 10,000 eggs']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A22, S.L.P.D., 08/16/17]

2017 - 3-nation efforts to revise NAFTA begin - August 16th, 2017: "3-nation efforts to revise NAFTA begin / U.S. stands to lose, as well as gain, if pact with Canada, Mexico changes" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 08/16/17]

2017 - Trump signs order to speed infrastructure - August 16th, 2017: "Trump signs order to speed infrastructure / Permitting process will drop a step related to planning for climate change, flood risk" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 08/16/17]

2017 - CEOs exit panel after Trump's statements - August 16th, 2017: "CEOs exit panel after Trump's statements / Fallout widens on president's reaction to violence" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 08/16/17]

2017 - African nations seek aid in extremist fight - August 16th, 2017: "African nations seek aid in extremist fight [Sahel region]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A22, S.L.P.D., 08/16/17]

2017 - Iraqis flee Islamic State-held town near Mosul - August 16th, 2017: "Iraqis flee Islamic State-held town near Mosul [Tal Afar]" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A22, S.L.P.D., 08/16/17]

2017 - Missouri sued over lack of attorneys for parole violators - August 16th, 2017: "Missouri sued over lack of attorneys for parole violators" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 08/16/17]

2017 - Even as U.S. retail sales increase, lagging wages keep debt climbing - August 16th, 2017: "[...] Total U.S. household debt was $12.84 trillion in the three months to June, up $552 billion from a year ago, the New York Fed said. [... .]" [Based on: REUTERS article (Even as U.S. retail sales increase, lagging wages keep debt climbing / Trends may keep Federal Reserve on course to raise interest rates again), p. A12, S.L.P.D., 08/16/17]

2017 - Iran could revitalize its nuclear program in 'an hour and a day,' it warns - August 16th, 2017: "Iran could revitalize its nuclear program in 'an hour and a day,' it warns ['Iran's president warned ... it could ramp up its nuclear program ... if the U.S. continued 'threats and sanctions' against his country]" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A21, S.L.P.D., 08/16/17]

2017 - Solar wind - August 17th, 2017: "Solar wind speed: 502.9 km/sec / density: 11.6 protons/cm3 / more data: ... Updated: Today at 1652 UT"

[Based on: http://www.spaceweather.com/archive.php?view=1&day=17&month=08&year=2017]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 17th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 22,024.87; Change: 25.88 (0.1 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,468.11;  Change: 3.50 (0.1 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/17/17]

2017 - TRUMP COUNCILS DISBAND - August 16th, 2017: "TRUMP COUNCILS DISBAND / Violence decried, but local political reactions diverge / CEOs repudiate president over Charlottesville" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A21, S.L.P.D., 08/16/17]

2017 - Trump again goes after Amazon - August 17th, 2017: "[...] The president has been a frequent critic of the company and CEO Jeff Bezos, who owns the Washington Post [... .]" [Based on: A.P. article (Trump again goes after Amazon, owner Bezos, in Twitter storm), p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/17/17]

2017 - China, India soldiers hurl stones at each other - August 17th, 2017: "China, India soldiers hurl stones at each other ['in Indian-controlled Kashmir']" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 08/17/17]

2017 - 300 tons of marine animal remains found on ship - August 17th, 2017: "300 tons of marine animal remains found on ship ['near San Cristobal']" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 08/17/17]

2017 - Confederate statues removed quietly in Baltimore - August 17th, 2017: "Confederate statues removed quietly ['in darkness'] in Baltimore" [Based on: Title (and text) for NATION DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 08/17/17] 

2017 - Transactions by hate groups discontinued on PayPal - August 17th, 2017: "Transactions by hate groups discontinued on PayPal" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 08/17/17]

2017 - N. Korea threat prompts Guam natives to assert rights - August 17th, 2017: "N. Korea threat prompts Guam natives to assert rights / About one-third of residents identify as indigenous group" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 08/17/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 18th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 21,750.73; Change: - 274.14 (- 1.2 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,430.01;  Change: - 38.10 (- 1.5 %)." [Based on: p. B3, S.L.P.D., 08/18/17]

2017 - Settlement in suit over CIA interrogation - August 18th, 2017: "Settlement in suit over CIA interrogation / ACLU said two psychologists [James Mitchell & John 'Bruce' Jessen] designed torture" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/18/17]

2017 - 58 dead in renewed Philippine drug fight - August 18th, 2017: "58 dead in renewed Philippine drug fight / President heaps praise on bloody police crackdown" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 08/18/17]

2017 - U.S. airstrike kills fighters in Somalia - August 18th, 2017: "U.S. airstrike kills fighters in Somalia" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 08/18/17]

2017 - Hong Kong democracy activists get longer terms - August 18th, 2017: "Hong Kong democracy activists get longer terms ['six to eight months in prison]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 08/18/17]

2017 - TERRORIST ATTACKS AROUND BARCELONA - August 18th, 2017: "TERRORIST ATTACKS AROUND BARCELONA [08/17/17] / VAN RAMS CROWD / 13 DEAD - MORE THAN 100 INJURED - 2 DETAINED - ISLAMIC STATE CLAIMS CREDIT" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 08/18/17]

2017 - Hong Kong democracy activists get longer terms - August 18th, 2017: "Hong Kong democracy activists get longer terms ['six to eight months in prison]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 08/18/17]

2017 - China, India appear close to conflict in Himalayas - August 18th, 2017: "China, India appear close to conflict in Himalayas" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 08/18/17]

2017 - Plaques for Confederates in Madison, Wis., come down - August 18th, 2017: "AROUND THE NATION [U.S.A.] / Plaques for Confederates in Madison, Wis., come down" [Based on: Title for News Services article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 08/18/17]

2017 - U.S. soldier killed in battle with Islamic State in Afghanistan - August 18th, 2017: "U.S. soldier killed in battle with Islamic State in Afghanistan [08/16/17]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 08/18/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 19th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 21,674.51; Change: - 76.22 (- 0.4 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,425.55;  Change: - 4.46 (- 0.2 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/19/17]

2017 - TRUMP FIRES BANNON - August 19th, 2017: "TRUMP FIRES BANNON / Bannon vowing to go to 'war' against Trump's opponents" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, pp. A1 & A7, S.L.P.D., 08/19/17]

2017 - Man stabs 8 people in Finland - August 19th, 2017: "Man stabs 8 people in Finland; 2 victims die / 1 suspect taken into custody and more are sought; motive unknown" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 08/19/17]

2017 - Condemnation builds against Chappelle-Nadal - August 19th, 2017: "Condemnation builds against Chappelle-Nadal ['for a comment Thursday on Facebook in which she said 'I hope Trump is assassinated! She quicklty deleted the post.]" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 08/19/17]

2017 - State Department emails back up after 12-hour outage - August 19th, 2017: "State Department emails [U.S.A.] back up after 12-hour outage [08/18/17]" [Based on: Title for NATION DIGEST article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 08/19/17]

2017 - Died / Jerry Lewis - August 20th, 2017: "JERRY LEWIS - 1926-2017 / Comedy icon and longtime telethon host dies [08/20/17], at 91" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 08/21/17]

2017 - Man stabs seven in Siberia - August 20th, 2017: "Man stabs seven in Siberia [08/19/17]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A23, S.L.P.D., 08/20/17]

2017 - Dallas statue of Lee is spray painted - August 20th, 2017: "Dallas statue of Lee is spray painted" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 08/20/17]

2017 - Landslide's toll in Congo may hit 200 - August 20th, 2017: "Landslide's toll in Congo may hit 200" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 08/20/17]

2017 - Dallas Six Flags removes Confederate flags - August 20th, 2017: "Dallas Six Flags removes Confederate flags" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 08/20/17]

2017 - Duke University removes statue of Lee damaged by vandals - August 20th, 2017: "Duke University removes statue of Lee damaged by vandals" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 08/20/17]

2017 - Total Solar Eclipse / U.S.A. - August 21, 2017: "Americans are dazzled as eclipse turns day into night" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 08/21/17]

2017 - Navy destroyer strikes tanker at sea - August 21, 2017: "Navy destroyer [John S. McCain] strikes tanker [08/21/17] at sea ['near Singapore']" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 08/21/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 22nd, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 21,703.75; Change: 29.24 (0.1 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,428.37;  Change: 2.82 (0.1 %)." [Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/22/17]

2017 - Barcelona fugitive shot dead - August 22nd, 2017: "Barcelona fugitive shot dead [08/21/17] had knives, wore fake bomb belt / Man was van's driver in fatal attack, Spanish authorities say" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A20, S.L.P.D., 08/22/17]

2017 - Navy destroyer strikes tanker at sea - August 22nd, 2017: "Record $417 million award in suit [Los Angeles, Ca.] linking baby powder to cancer" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/22/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 23rd, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 21,899.89; Change: 196.14 (0.9 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,452.51;  Change: 24.14 (1.0 %)." [Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/23/17]

2017 - 8 missing in Swiss mudslide - August 23rd, 2017: "8 missing in Swiss mudslide [08/23/17]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 08/25/17]

2017 - 3,900 more troops for war, officials say - August 23rd, 2017: "3,900 more troops for war, officials say [Afghanistan] / Exit from 16-year conflict will be determined by progress, not timetables, Trump says" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/23/17]

2017 - Sears licenses Kenmore, DieHard brands - August 23rd, 2017: "Sears licenses Kenmore, DieHard brands" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/23/17]

2017 - Radioactive runoff not from landfill, state says - August 23rd, 2017: "[...] The regional EPA office [St. Louis, Mo.] agreed with the state agency's interpretation of the data. The EPA has said since June that the levels of radioactivity found in runoff from the site [West Lake Landfill] do not put the public at risk. [... .]" [Based on: Article (Radioactive runoff not from landfill, state says), p. A7, S.L.P.D., 08/23/17]

2017 - City tears up Confederate Drive in Forest Park - August 23rd, 2017: "City [St. Louis] tears up Confederate Drive in Forest Park" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A4, S.L.P.D., 08/23/17]

2017 - Dozens killed in airstrikes on Syrian city of Raqqa - August 23rd, 2017: "[...] airstrikes in Raqqa on Monday [08/21/17] killed 42 civilians, including 19 children and 12 women. [... .]" [Based on: WORLD DIGEST article (Dozens killed in airstrikes on Syrian city of Raqqa, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 08/23/17]

2017 - Poland Spring's bottled water lacks spring water, suit says - August 23rd, 2017: "Poland Spring's bottled water lacks spring water, suit says / But federal regulations seem to allow for deceptive practice" [Based on: Title for WASHINGTON POST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/23/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 24th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 21,812.09; Change: - 87.80 (- 0.4 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,444.04;  Change: - 8.47 (- 0.3 %)." [Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/24/17]

2017 - Arsenic taints Pakistan's groundwater - August 24th, 2017: "[...] in the last few decades, South Asian countries concerned with pathogen-infused surface water have been pumping enormous volumes of groundwater, causing the water tables to drop drastically and tapping into new water pockets tainted by the colorless, odorless toxin. [... .]" [Based on: A.P. article (Arsenic taints Pakistan's groundwater / 50 million people could be at risk of poisoning, study says; there is no cure to malady), p. A18, S.L.P.D., 08/24/17]

2017 - Wal-Mart launches voice-activated shopping - August 24th, 2017: "Wal-Mart launches voice-activated shopping" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/24/17]

2017 - Girl scouts oppose effort by Boy Scouts to add girls  - August 24th, 2017: "Girl scouts oppose effort by Boy Scouts ['its numbers have dwindled by a third since 2000, to just more than 2 million'] to add girls" [Based on: Title (and text) forWashington Post article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 08/24/17]

2017 - Whole Foods shareholders agree to Amazon takeover - August 24th, 2017: "Whole Foods shareholders agree to Amazon takeover / FTC declines to block acquisition of the organic grocer" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/24/17]

2017 - Exxon misled public on its climate views, researchers contend - August 24th, 2017: "Exxon misled public on its climate views, researchers contend" [Based on: Title for REUTERS article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 08/24/17]

*Links: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/23/climate/exxon-global-warming-science-study.html

2017 - Hurricaine Harvey - August 25th, 2017: "Hurricaine Harvey strengthens, heads to Texas" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 08/25/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 25th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 21,783.40; Change: - 28.69 (- 0.1 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,438.97;  Change: - 5.07 (- 0.2 %)." [Based on: p. B3, S.L.P.D., 08/25/17]

2017 - EU citizens leaving Britain - August 25th, 2017: "EU citizens leaving Britain" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 08/25/17]

2017 - Brazil approves Amazon mining - August 25th, 2017: "Brazil approves Amazon mining" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 08/25/17]

2017 - 16 U.S. diplomats suffer hearing loss - August 25th, 2017: "[...] at least 16 Americans working for the U.S. government in Cuba suffered symptoms as a result of activity attributed to a covert sonic device. [... .]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 08/25/17]

2017 - Qatar will send its ambassador to Iran - August 25th, 2017: "Qatar will send its ambassador to Iran / Full diplomatic relations with Iran are restored, ignoring demands of Arab neighbors" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 08/25/17]

2017 - Navy ends its search for McCain missing - August 25th, 2017: "Navy ends its search for McCain missing / One sailor is confirmed dead, 10 missing in collision at sea" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/25/17]

2017 - Confederate monument removed in Florida - August 25th, 2017: "Confederate monument removed in Florida" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 08/25/17]

2017 - Vehicle values hit the skids as supplies soar - August 25th, 2017: "[...] Seven consecutive years of increasing U.S. auto sales have put a glut of vehicles on the road. [...] Americans are paying - or trying to pay - 108 million auto loans at the moment ... That represents roughly half of licensed drivers in the U.S. [...] A cheap used car hasn't been this cheap in quite some time." [Based on: Bloomberg article (Vehicle values hit the skids as supplies soar / Trade-in deals hard to find; many also owe more on their auto than it's worth), p. B4, S.L.P.D., 08/25/17]

2017 - Water cannons used to clear migrants in Rome - August 25th, 2017: "Water cannons used to clear migrants in Rome" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 08/25/17]

2017 - White House envoy Kushner begins Mideast peace push - August 25th, 2017: "White House envoy Kushner begins Mideast peace push" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/25/17]

2017 - Man who drove car through group of protestors in St. Louis is charged - August 25th, 2017: "Man who drove car through group of protestors in St. Louis [08/23/17] is charged" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 08/25/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 26th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 21,813.67; Change: 30.27 (0.1 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,443.05;  Change: 4.08 (0.2 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/26/17]

2017 - At least 12 die in mosque attack in Afghanistan - August 26th, 2017: "At least 12 die in mosque attack [Shiite mosque] in Afghanistan [08/25/17]" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/26/17]

2017 - Venezuela hit with sanctions as U.S. demands political reforms - August 26th, 2017: "Venezuela hit with sanctions as U.S. demands political reforms" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 08/26/17]

2017 - Venezuela hit with sanctions as U.S. demands political reforms - August 26th, 2017: "Venezuela hit with sanctions as U.S. demands political reforms" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 08/26/17]

2017 - Man charged $147,000 for soul cleansing - August 27th, 2017: "Man charged $147,000 for soul cleansing [New Jersey]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/27/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 29th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 21,808.40; Change: - 5.27 (flat) / S&P 500 - Close 2,444.24;  Change: 1.19 (flat)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/29/17]

2017 - NY ups cigarettes to $13 a pack - August 29th, 2017: "NY ups cigarettes to $13 a pack" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 08/29/17]

2017 - Chemical cloud injures swimmers - August 29th, 2017: "Chemical cloud [English coast] injures swimmers  [08/27/17]" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 08/29/17]

2017 - North Korea test-fires missile over Japan - August 29th, 2017: "North Korea test-fires missile over Japan" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 08/29/17]

2017 - Limits on police equipment rescinded / U.S.A. - August 29th, 2017: "Limits on police equipment rescinded / Trump signs order reviving program that provided surplus military gear to local departments." [Based on: Title forA.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 08/29/17]

2017 - Dierbergs partners with app for home delivery of groceries - August 29th, 2017: "Dierbergs partners with app for home delivery of groceries" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/9/17]

2017 - New Hamas leader says schism with Iran has been repaired - August 29th, 2017: "New Hamas leader says schism with Iran has been repaired / Militant group said to be gearing up for renewed hostilities with Israel" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 08/29/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 30th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 21,865.37; Change: 56.97 (0.3 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,446.30;  Change: 2.06 (0.1 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/30/17]

2017 - Cruz reminded of his 'no' vote on Sandy - August 30th, 2017: "Cruz [Texas' Sen. Ted Cruz] reminded of his 'no' vote on Sandy [2012's Superstorm Sandy]" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 08/30/17]

2017 - VW issues recall to fix fuel pump problem - August 30th, 2017: "VW issues recall to fix fuel pump problem" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/30/17]

2017 - Professor fired after Harvey 'karma' tweet- August 30th, 2017: "Professor fired after Harvey 'karma' tweet ['... after describing the destruction from Hurricaine Harvey as 'instant karma' for Texans who voted Republican last year ... .']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 08/30/17]

2017 - Settlement vow complicates Mideast peace - August 30th, 2017: "[...] The Palestinians seek all of the West Bank, along with east Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip, for an independent state alongside Israel. Israel captured the areas in the 1967 Mideast war, though it withdrew from Gaza in 2005. [... .]" [Based on:A.P. article (Settlement vow complicates Mideast peace / U.S. called on to check Netanyahu), p. A16, S.L.P.D., 08/30/17]

2017 - Google will comply with EU search demands - August 30th, 2017: "Google will comply with EU search demands to avoid additional fines" [Based on: Title for REUTERS article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/30/17]

2017 - Buffett now top shareholder in Bank of America Corp. - August 30th, 2017: "Buffett now top shareholder in Bank of America Corp." [Based on: Title for REUTERS article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/30/17]

2017 - Domino's, Ford team up to test pizza delivery without drivers - August 30th, 2017: "Domino's, Ford team up to test pizza delivery without drivers" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 08/30/17]

2017 - Houston drainage system 'so obsolete it's just unbelievable' - August 30th, 2017: "Houston drainage system 'so obsolete it's just unbelievable' " [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 08/30/17]

2017 - Sessions calls drug overdoses 'the top lethal issue' in the U.S. - August 30th, 2017: "[...] He said preliminary data showed nearly 60,000 overdose deaths in the U.S. in 2016, the highest ever. [N.P.] 'Our current drug epidemic is indeed the deadliest in American history. We've seen nothing like it,' Sessions said. [... .]" [Based on: DIGEST article (Sessions calls drug overdoses 'the top lethal issue' in the U.S.), p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/30/17]

2017 - Two ExxonMobil refineries hit by Harvey, releasing chemical pollutants - August 30th, 2017: "Two ExxonMobil refineries [Baytown & Beaumont] hit by Harvey, releasing chemical pollutants" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article (Two ExxonMobil refineries hit by Harvey, releasing chemical pollutants), p. A7, S.L.P.D., 08/30/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 31st, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 21,892.43; Change: 27.06 (0.1 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,457.59;  Change: 11.29 (0.5 %)." [Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/31/17]

*Trivia: "U.S. stocks jump after report of higher consumer spending ['... Thursday ... the Nasdaq composite closed at a record high. [... .]' " [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. B3, S.L.P.D., 09/01/17]

2017 - Airstrike in Yemen kills 7 - August 31st, 2017: "Airstrike in Yemen [08/30/17] kills 7 ['including 5 civilians']" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 08/31/17]

2017 - France against renewing weedkiller's license - August 31st, 2017: "France against renewing weedkiller's [glyphosate] license" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/31/17]

2017 - Brazilian judge suspends Amazon mining decree - August 31st, 2017: "Brazilian judge suspends Amazon mining decree" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 08/31/17]

2017 - U.S. OKs first 'living drug' for childhood leukemia - August 30th, 2017: "U.S. OKs first 'living drug' [CAR-T, developed by Novartis Pharmaceuticals] for childhood leukemia / Custom made treatment genetically engineers patients' own blood cells so they become turbocharged fighters" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A3, S.L.P.D., 08/30/17]

2017 - S. Korean court links worker's rare disease to Samsung- August 30th, 2017: "S. Korean court links worker's rare disease [multiple sclerosis] to Samsung / Woman is first to win in Supreme Court" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A20, S.L.P.D., 08/30/17]

2017 - Alexa will partner with Cortana to take on Google Assistant, Siri - August 31st, 2017: "... is the first time two technology companies have opened up their artificial intelligence-powered virtual aides to each other. [... .]" [Based on: REUTERS article (Alexa will partner with Cortana to take on Google Assistant, Siri), p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/31/17]



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