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

October 2017

2017 - Astronomic Configuration - October 1st, 2017: "Sun [8 Libra], Moon [12 Aquarius], Mercury [2 Libra], Venus [13 Virgo], Mars [16 Virgo], Jupiter [28 Libra], Saturn [22 Sagittarius], Uranus [27 Aries R.], Neptune [12 Pisces R.], Pluto [16 Capricorn], Chiron [26 Pisces R.]." [Based on: http://www.biopscinst.com/bpi/ephm/E201710.html]

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

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

2017  Same-sex marriages legal in Germany - October 1st, 2017: "Same-sex marriages legal in Germany" [Based on: Title (and text) for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A23, S.L.P.D., 10/01/17]

2017  Public interest groups decry EPA's utility-friendly move on coal as rules - October 1st, 2017: "Public interest groups decry EPA's utility-friendly move on coal as rules / EPA abruptly cuts off comment period" [Based on: Title for Article, pp. D1 & D4, S.L.P.D., 10/01/17]

2017 Died / Tom Petty - October 2nd, 2017: "TOM PETTY [d. 10/02/17 / '... suffered cardiac arrest ... He was 66.'] / Heartbreakers frontman drew upon idols, crafted own sound []" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 10/03/17] 

2017 Man with knife kills 2 in France - October 2nd, 2017: "Man with knife kills 2 in France [10/01/17]; Islamic State claims responsibility" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 10/02/17]

2017  Driver jumps sidewalk in Las Vegas, killing 3 - October 2nd, 2017: "Driver jumps sidewalk in Las Vegas [09/30/17], killing 3" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 10/02/17]

2017  After 9 years in prison, O.J. Simpson freed - October 2nd, 2017: "After 9 years in prison, O.J. Simpson freed [10/01/17] / Former football star leaves quietly in middle of night; he will live in Las Vegas for now" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 10/02/17]

2017  Benghazi ringleader or bystander? Trial to start - October 2nd, 2017: "Benghazi ringleader or bystander? Trial to start / Suspect will be tried in 2012 assault that led to deaths of 4 Americans, became political minefield for Clinton" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article , p. A13, S.L.P.D., 10/02/17]

2017  No arrests in deadly shooting in Kansas college town - October 2nd, 2017: "No arrests in deadly shooting ['three people dead and two wounded'] in Kansas college town [10/01/17]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 10/02/17]

2017 'Lone wolf' blamed in attack that left 5 injured in Canada - October 2nd, 2017: " 'Lone wolf' blamed in attack that left 5 injured in Canada [09/30/17]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 10/02/17]

2017  President bristles anew at criticism of effort in Puerto Rico - October 2nd, 2017: "HIS LATEST ATTACK: 'POLITICALLY MOTIVATED INGRATES' / TRUMP LASHES OUT AGAIN / President bristles anew at criticism of effort in Puerto Rico" [Based on: Titles for Front Page Articles, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 10/02/17]

2017   'Yes' side claims win in violent vote for Catalonia's statehood - October 2nd, 2017: " 'Yes' side claims win in violent vote for Catalonia's statehood / Spanish riot police try to halt disputed election; more than 800 are injured" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 10/02/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - October 3rd, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 22,557.60; Change: 152.51 (0.7 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,529.125; Change: 9.76 (0.4 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 10/03/17]

2017 - Nobel Proze in Physiology - October 3rd, 2017: "Work in genetics behind biological clock wins Nobel" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 10/03/17]

2017 GM to expand its electric-vehicle line - October 3rd, 2017: "GM to expand its electric-vehicle line / Automaker also pladges to boost number of fast-charging stations" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 10/03/17]

2017 MASSACRE / AT LEAST 59 DEAD AND 527 HURT IN LAS VEGAS - October 3rd, 2017: "MASSACRE / AT LEAST 59 DEAD AND 527 HURT IN LAS VEGAS AFTER GUNMAN RAINS BULLETS ON CONCERT [10/02/17]" [Based on: Title for Front Page article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 10/02/17]

2017 Tests find toxic chemicals at plant that burned after Harvey - October 3rd, 2017: "Tests find toxic chemicals at plant that burned after Harvey ['... residents say test results have detected toxic substances in soil, water and ash samples taken miles from a chemical plant that flooded ... .']" [Based on: Title for NATION DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 10/03/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - October 4th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 22,641.67; Change: 84.07 (0.4 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,534.58; Change: 5.46 (0.2 %)." [Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 10/04/17]

2017 All 3 billion Yahoo accounts were hacked - October 4th, 2017: "All 3 billion Yahoo accounts were hacked ['... were affected in a 2013 data theft, tripling its earlier estimate of the largest breach in history.']" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 10/04/17]

2017 U.S. is expelling Cuban diplomats over mystery 'attacks' on Americans - October 4th, 2017: "U.S. is expelling Cuban diplomats over mystery 'attacks' on Americans" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 10/04/17]

2017 U.S. solar manufacturers make push for tariffs on foreign-produced panels - October 4th, 2017: "U.S. solar manufacturers make push for tariffs on foreign-produced panels" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 10/04/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - October 5th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 22,661.64; Change: 19.97 (0.1 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,537.74; Change: 3.16 (0.1 %)." [Based on: p. A13, S.L.P.D., 10/05/17]

2017 3 U.S. commandos killed in Niger - October 5th, 2017: "3 U.S. commandos killed in Niger [10/04/17]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 10/05/17]

2017 Senate committee: Russia did interfere in 2016 elections - October 5th, 2017: "Senate committee: Russia did interfere in 2016 elections" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 10/05/17]

2017 - Nobel prize in Chemistry - October 5th, 2017: "Chemistry prize honors method to 'zoom in' on molecules ['The method is called cryo-electron microscopy'. It's like "Google Earth for molecules," '] / 3 researchers [Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson] win Nobel for work hailed for advancing biochemistry" [Based on: A.P. article, p. A22, S.L.P.D., 10/05/17]

2017 Administration submits plan for $29 billion in disaster aid - October 5th, 2017: "Administration [U.S.A.] submits plan for $29 billion in disaster aid ['to cover ongoing hurricane relief and recovery efforts']" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 10/05/17]

2017 Tropical Storm Nate - October 6th, 2017: "Tropical Storm Nate appears bound for U.S. Gulf Coast" [Based on: Title for NATION DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 10/06/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - October 6th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 22,775.39; Change: 113.75 (0.5 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,552.07; Change: 14.33 (0.6 %)." [Based on: p. B3, S.L.P.D., 10/06/17]

2017 Nobel Prize in Physics - October 6th, 2017: "Rainer Weiss, Barry C. Barish and Kip S. Thorne 'for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves' " [Based on: A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 10/06/17]

2017 Nobel Prize in Literature - October 6th, 2017: "British novelist wins Nobel Literature Prize / 'Remains of the Day' author Ishiguro known for works about memory's pain and illusions" [Based on: A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 10/06/17]

2017 Boeing to buy pilotless plane firm - October 6th, 2017: "Boeing to buy pilotless plane firm [Aurora Flight Sciences Corp.]" [Based on: Title for REUTERS article, p. B4, S.L.P.D., 10/06/17]

2017 Sessions ends transgender protections - October 6th, 2017: "Sessions ends transgender protections / Justice Department under Obama had broadly applied Civil Rights Act in workplace" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 10/06/17]

2017 - Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine - October 6th, 2017: "Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young 'for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controling the circadian rhythm' " [Based on: A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 10/06/17]

2017 Protected sage grouse land opened to mining - October 6th, 2017: "Protected sage grouse land opened to mining ['in six western states: Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Wyoming'] / Interior Department says it will free up 10 million acres set aside under Barack Obama" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 10/06/17]

2017 Suicide bomber strikes Shiite shrine in Pakistan - October 6th, 2017: "Suicide bomber strikes Shiite shrine in Pakistan [10/05/17]; 20 dead / 25 wounded; Islamic State takes credit" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 10/06/17]

2017 Trump wants 'Fake News Networks' included in probe - October 6th, 2017: "Trump wants 'Fake News Networks' included in probe / President takes to Twitter, lashes out at committee looking into Russia flap" [Based on: Title for CQ-Roll Call article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 10/06/17]

2017
U.S. vows to block imports made by N. Korean workers - October 6th, 2017: "U.S. vows to block imports made by N. Korean workers" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 10/06/17]

2017 Weinstein to take leave amid sexual harassment report - October 6th, 2017: "Weinstein to take leave amid sexual harassment report" [Based on: Title for NATION DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 10/06/17]

2017 Amazon said to test delivery service to rival FedEx, UPS - October 6th, 2017: "Amazon said to test delivery service to rival FedEx, UPS" [Based on: Title for Bloomberg article, p. B4, S.L.P.D., 10/06/17]

2017 Russian hackers reportedly stole cyber programs from NSA contractor - October 6th, 2017: "Russian hackers [in 2015] reportedly stole cyber programs from NSA contractor ['by exploiting vulnerabilities in Kaspersky Lab Inc. software']" [Based on: Title (and text) for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 10/06/17]

2017 - Nobel Peace prize - October 7th, 2017: "Group [The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons] wins for effort to ban nuclear arms" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 10/07/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - October 7th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 22,773.67; Change: - 1.72 (flat) / S&P 500 - Close 2,549.33; Change: - 2.74 (- 0.1 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 10/07/17]

2017 Costco rolls out delivery - October 7th, 2017: "Costco rolls out delivery" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 10/07/17]

2017 Shooting at Saudi royal palace kills 2 - October 8th, 2017: "Shooting at saudi royal palace kills 2 [10/07/17]" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 10/08/17]

2017 - Canada pays indigenous people torn from homes - October 7th, 2017: "Canada pays indigenous people torn from homes ['... in what's known as the "Sixties Scoop." ... during the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s.']" [Based on: Title forA.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 10/07/17]

2017 Fast-moving Hurricane Nate largely spares New Orleans; risks remain - October 8th, 2017: "Fast-moving Hurricane Nate largely spares New Orleans; risks remain" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 10/08/17]

2017 Indigenous Peoples Day? - October 9th, 2017: "Indigenous Peoples Day? Italians say stick with Columbus / Holiday for the explorer is part of a debate over some controversial figures in U.S. history" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 10/09/17]

2017 N. Korea's Kim promotes sister - October 9th, 2017: "N. Korea's Kim promotes sister" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 10/09/17]

2017 Pipeline activist is convicted / North Dakota - October 9th, 2017: "Pipeline activist is convicted ['... who targeted an oil pipeline a year ago.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for NATION DIGEST article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 10/09/17]

2017 Israeli and Palestinian women rally for peace - October 9th, 2017: "Israeli and Palestinian women [Women Wage Peace] rally for peace" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 10/09/17]

2017 Trump, GOP's Corker sling barbs in testy tweeting duel - October 9th, 2017: "Trump, GOP's Corker sling barbs in testy tweeting duel" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 10/09/17]

2017 - GM buys laser firm - October 10th, 2017: "GM buys laser firm [Strobe Inc.]" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 10/10/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - October 10th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 22,761.07; Change: - 12.60 (- 0.1) / S&P 500 - Close 2,544.73; Change: - 4.60 (- 0.2 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 10/10/17]

2017 - Tropical Storm Ophelia - October 10th, 2017: "Storm [Tropical Storm Ophelia] may match hurricane record ['last set in the late 1800s']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 10/10/17]

2017 - Nobel Prize in Economics - October 10th, 2017: "Behavioral economist [Richard Thaler] wins Nobel Prize / He made the field 'more human' by shedding light on often-irrational money choices" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 10/10/17]

2017 - Bosnian commander acquitted - October 10th, 2017: "Bosnian commander [Naser Oric] acquitted ['Oric had previously been tried by a U.N. war crimes tribunal in The Hague, where he was also acquitted in 2008.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 10/10/17]

2017 - Russian buildup concerns NATO - October 10th, 2017: "Russian buildup concerns NATO" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 10/10/17]

2017 St. Louis ranks tops for STDs after all - October 10th, 2017: "St. Louis ranks tops for STDs after all / It appeared city had fallen to 2nd in U.S. until Alabama released corrected figures" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A3, S.L.P.D., 10/10/17]

2017 - More charges sought in Flint / Michigan - October 10th, 2017: "More charges sought in Flint ['... against the state's top medical executive, Dr. Eden Wells, in connection with the Flint water crisis. [... .]" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 10/10/17]

2017 - Women-only festival gains support / Sweden - October 10th, 2017: "Women-only festival gains support [Sweden]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 10/10/17]

2017 EPA PLANS TO REPEAL CURBS ON COAL PLANTS - October 10th, 2017: "EPA PLANS TO REPEAL CURBS ON COAL PLANTS / Agency chief Pruitt tells Kentucky miners: 'The war on coal is over' " [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 10/10/17]

2017 Deadly fires burn deep into wine county / California - October 10th, 2017: "Deadly fires burn deep into wine county / At least 10 are killed. thousands flee as blazes are fanned by high wind" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 10/10/17]

*Trivia: "California wildfires leave 'pure devestation' in wake ['have killed at least 15 people and destroyed more than 2,000 homes and businesses']" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 10/11/17]

*Trivia: "With 31 dead, wildfires are confirmed as deadliest ever in California" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 10/13/17]

2017 - Will Hollwood's culture of silence around sexual abuse change? - October 10th, 2017: "THE DOWNFALL OF HARVEY WEINSTEIN / Will Hollwood's culture of silence around sexual abuse change?" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 10/10/17]

2017 - Volcanic eruption - October 11th, 2017: "Japan's Kirishima volcano erupts ['It is the first eruption here since Sept. 7, 2011.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 10/12/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - October 11th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 22,830.68; Change: 69.61 (0.3 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,550.64; Change: 5.9 (- 0.2 %)." [Based on: p. A15, S.L.P.D., 10/11/17]

2017 - Volcanic eruption - October 11th, 2017: "Japan's Kirishima volcano erupts ['It is the first eruption here since Sept. 7, 2011.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 10/12/17]

2017 - More obese children than ever - October 11th, 2017: "The global number of extremely fat children has reached 124 million, having multiplied tenfold over the past 40 years, the World Health Organization said ... ." [Based on: NATION DIGEST article (More obese children than ever), p. A19, S.L.P.D., 10/11/17]

2017 - Too cozy on coal ash / U.S.A. - October 11th, 2017: "The premise underlying nearly a half century of U.S. environmental law is that no one has a right to poison the air and water that all Americans consume. Under Scott Pruitt's direction, the Environmental Protection Agency seems just fine with increasing Americans' exposure to industrial toxins as long as it fullfills President Donald Trump's promise to revive the nations morbund coal industry. [... .]" [Based on: OPINION Page article (Too cozy on coal ash / The EPA acts more like a friend and less like a regulator of utilities), p. A16, S.L.P.D., 10/11/17]

2017 - When ignorance is impervious to fact - October 11th, 2017: "When ignorance is impervious to fact / Our long-term salvation might lie in teaching kids the lost art of critical thinking." [Based on: Title for Miami Herald article by Leonard Pitts, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 10/11/17]

http://www.stltoday.com/opinion/columnists/national/leonard-pitts-jr-when-ignorance-is-impervious-to-fact/article_29015f47-4ae6-50be-9588-18cdbc0d8bf3.html

2017 - IKEA to test sales in online stores - October 11th, 2017: "IKEA to test sales in online stores" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 10/11/17]

2017 - Honeywell to split into three companies - October 11th, 2017: "Honeywell [Honeywell International Inc.] to split into three companies" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 10/11/17]

2017 - New details raise questions in Las Vegas - October 11th, 2017: "[...] Late Monday, Sheriff Joe Lombardo said Stephen Paddock shot and wounded a Mandalay Bay hotel security guard outside his door and sprayed 200 bullets down the hall six minutes before he opened fire Oct. 1 from his high-rise suite on a crowd at a country music festival below. [...] Last week, police said Paddock had shot at concertgoers for 10 minutes and stopped firing about 10:15 p.m. The first officers arrived on the 32nd floor at 10:17 p.m. and encountered the wounded guard at the elevator bank about a minute later, police said. [...] McMahill defended the hotel and said the encounter that night between Paddock and the security guard and maintenance man disrupted the gunman's plans. [... .]" [Based on: A.P. article (New details raise questions in Las Vegas / Guard was shot prior to rampage; what prompted gunman to stop remains a mystery), p. A9, S.L.P.D., 10/11/17]

2017 - Transgender senator takes seat in Uruguay - October 11th, 2017: "Transgender senator takes seat in Uruguay" [Based on: Title (and text) for NATION DIGEST article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 10/11/17]

2017 - Trump's feuds with Tillerson, Corker escalate - October 11th, 2017: "Trump's feuds with Tillerson, Corker escalate" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 10/11/17]

2017 - More than 200,000 workers protest in France - October 11th, 2017: "More than 200,000 workers protest in France ['They're expressing anger at wage freezes, 120,000 job cuts in public services over the next five years and a series of spending cuts and labor reforms that Macron says will boost the economy.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for NATION DIGEST article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 10/11/17]

2017 - Express Scripts says it's buying eviCore for $3.6 billion - October 11th, 2017: "Express Scripts says it's buying eviCore for $3.6 billion / S.C.-based firm manages benefits for 100 million people" [Based on: Title for Staff & Wire Reports article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 10/11/17]

2017 - North Korean hackers reportedly stole war plans by U.S., S. Korea - October 11th, 2017: "North Korean hackers reportedly stole war plans ['last year'] by U.S., S. Korea ['broke into the Defense Integrated Data Center in September']" [Based on: Title (and text) for Washington Post article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 10/11/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - October 12th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 22,872.89; Change: 42.21 (0.2 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,555.24; Change: 4.60 (0.2 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 10/12/17]

2017 - Emerson buys GeoFields - October 12th, 2017: "Emerson buys GeoFields ['... a company that provides software services to pipeline operators in the oil and gas industry.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 10/12/17]

2017 - Construction workers damage pipeline - October 12th, 2017: "Construction workers damage pipeline ['It happened on farmland 60 miles west of Tulsa [Oklahoma]' " [Based on: Title (and text) for NATION DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 10/12/17]

2017 - Boy Scouts to let girls in some programs - October 12th, 2017: "Boy Scouts to let girls in some programs" [Based on: Title for CQ-Roll Call article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 10/12/17]

2017 - Monsanto settles with three Indian seed firms - October 12th, 2017: "Monsanto settles with three Indian seed firms" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 10/12/17]

2017 - Judge allows Dakota Access pipeline to operate - October 12th, 2017: "Judge allows Dakota Access pipeline to operate ['... while a study is completed to assess its environmental impact on an American Indian tribe.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for NATION DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 10/12/17]

2017 - Objecting to report, Trump threatens NBC's 'license' - October 12th, 2017: "Objecting to report, Trump threatens NBC's " [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 10/12/17]

2017 - County homicides, violent crime surging / St. Louis, Mo. - October 12th, 2017: "[...] The St. Louis County Police Department ... has logged 28 homicides as of Wednesday, compared to 17 at the same time last year - a 65 percent increase. [... .]" [Based on: Article (County homicides, violent crime surging), p. A6, S.L.P.D., 10/12/17]

2017 - Police arrest 10 in drinking death of LSU fraternity pledge - October 12th, 2017: "Police arrest 10 in drinking death of LSU fraternity pledge" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 10/12/17]

2017 Post-hurricane disease investigated by Puerto Rico, CDC - October 12th, 2017: "Post-hurricane disease [leptospirosis] investigated by Puerto Rico, CDC" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 10/12/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - October 13th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 22,841.01; Change: - 31.88 (- 0.1 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,550.93; Change: - 4.31 (- 0.2 %)." [Based on: p. B3, S.L.P.D., 10/13/17]

2017 HEALTH CARE LAW TAKES ANOTHER HIT - October 13th, 2017: "HEALTH CARE LAW TAKES ANOTHER HIT / Trump signs order that would expand access to cheaper, less-regulated 'association' plans" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 10/13/17]

2017 UAE ends visas for North Korean workers - October 13th, 2017: "UAE ends visas for North Korean workers" [Based on: Title for World Digest article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 10/13/17]

2017 Palestinian rivals reach accord after 10-year split - October 13th, 2017: "Palestinian rivals reach accord after 10-year split / Egyptians see Hamas-Fatah pact as leverage to fight Islamic State" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 10/13/17]

2017 Gucci goes fur-free in move praised as a 'game-changer'  - October 13th, 2017: "Gucci goes fur-free in move praised as a 'game-changer' " [Based on: Title for REUTERS article, p. B6, S.L.P.D., 10/13/17]

2017 Missouri state senator compares Trump to Hitler on social media - October 13th, 2017: "Missouri state senator [Marie Chappelle-Nadal] compares Trump to Hitler on social media" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A3, S.L.P.D., 10/13/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - October 14th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 22,871.72; Change: 30.71 (0.1 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,553.17; Change: 2.24 (0.1 %)." [Based on: p. A7, S.L.P.D., 10/14/17]

2017 Facebook starts food-ordering service - October 14th, 2017: "Facebook starts food-ordering service" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 10/14/17]

2017 States sue after Trump scraps health care subsidies - October 14th, 2017: "States sue after Trump scraps health care subsidies" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 10/14/17]

2017 Truck bomb in Somalia kills 20 - October 15th, 2017: "Truck bomb in Somalia kills 20 ['... and at least 15 people were injured, police said.']" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 10/15/17]

*Trivia: "Mogadishu truck bomb: 500 casualties in Somalia’s worst terrorist attack / At least 276 people killed and hundreds seriously injured in attack blamed on militant group al-Shabaab" [Based on title for theguardian.com article, 10/15/17]

*Trivia: "Hundreds die ['at least 276 people ... with about 300 others injured'] as bomb rips Somalia's capital [10/14/17]" [Based on title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 10/16/17]

2017 Who pays for leaking gas in Kansas wells? - October 15th, 2017: "Who pays for leaking gas in Kansas wells? ['unplugged abandoned wells'] / Officials, company dispute responsibility for hazard in underground storage field" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 10/15/17]

2017 Family freed from Taliban is safely home in Canada - October 15th, 2017: "Family freed from Taliban is safely home in Canada" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 10/15/17]

2017 Trump leaves Republicans with hard work on Iran deal - October 15th, 2017: "Trump leaves Republicans with hard work on Iran deal / He maligns agreement but kicks the problem to Congress instead of backing out of accord" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 10/15/17]

2017 Austrians back hard-liner as leader - October 16th, 2017: "Austrians back hard-liner [Sebastian Kurz] as leader" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 10/16/17]

2017 Oil rig explodes in Lake Ponchartrain - October 16th, 2017: "Oil rig explodes in Lake Ponchartrain [10/15/17]" [Based on: Title for NATION DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 10/16/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - October 17th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 22,956.96; Change: 85.24 (0.4 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,557.64; Change: 4.47 (0.2 %)." [Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 10/17/17]

2017 - U.S. drone hits Pakistan - October 17th, 2017: "U.S. drone [10/16/17] hits Pakistan [Kurram tribal region]" [Based on:Title for DIGEST article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 10/17/17]

2017 - Car bomb kills journalist - October 17th, 2017: "Car bomb [10/16/17] kills journalist [Daphne Caruana Galizia]" [Based on:Title for DIGEST article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 10/17/17]

2017 - Massive cosmic crash is gold mine for scientists - October 17th, 2017: "Massive cosmic crash is gold mine for scientists / Collision's signal took 130 million light-years to arrive ['It started in a galaxy called NGC 4993, seen from Earth in the Hydra constellation.']" [Based on:Title for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 10/17/17]

2017 North Korean U.N. ambassador gives nuclear war warning - October 17th, 2017: "[...] Kim In-ryong told the UN General Assembly's disarmament committee on Monday that North Korea is the only country in the world that has been subjected to 'such an extreme and direct nuclear threat' from the United States since the 1970s - and said the country has the right to possess nuclear weapons in self-defence. [N.P.] He pointed to large-scale military exercises every year using 'nuclear assets' and said what is more dangerous is what he called a US plan to stage a 'secret operation aimed at the removal of our supreme leadership'. [...] US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Sunday diplomatic efforts aimed at resolving the North Korean crisis 'will continue until the first bomb drops'. [... .]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 10/17/17]

*Links: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/10/north-korea-nuclear-war-break-moment-171017034147416.html

2017 Wells Fargo ordered to pay clients $3.4 million over sales practices - October 17th, 2017: "Wells Fargo ordered to pay clients $3.4 million over sales practices" [Based on: Title for REUTERS article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 10/17/17]

2017 As sewage pollutes water, Puerto Rico struggles with environmental emergency - October 17th, 2017: " 'People ... can't comprehend the scale and scope of what's needed' / As sewage pollutes water, Puerto Rico struggles with environmental emergency, concerns about disease" [Based on: Title(s) for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 10/17/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - October 18th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 22,997.44; Change: 40.48 (0.2 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,559.36; Change: 1.72 (0.1 %)." [Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 10/18/17]

2017 Taliban suicide bombers kill at least 74 - October 18th, 2017: "Taliban suicide bombers [10/17/17] kill at least 74 ['across Afghanistan']" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 10/18/17]

2017 U.S-backed forces celebrate the fall of Islamic State 'capital'  - October 18th, 2017: "U.S-backed forces celebrate [10/17/17] the fall of Islamic State 'capital' [Raqqa]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 10/18/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - October 19th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 23,157.60; Change: 160.16 (0.7 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,561.26; Change: 1.90 (0.1 %)." [Based on: p. A13, S.L.P.D., 10/19/17]

2017 California refinery hit by fire - October 19th, 2017: "California refinery [Chevron El Segundo Refinery] hit by fire 10/17/17]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 10/19/17]

2017 Ford to recall 1.3 million pickups - October 19th, 2017: "Ford to recall 1.3 million pickups ['because of potential door problems']" [Based on: Title (and text) for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 10/19/17]

2017 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - October 20th, 2017: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 23,163.04; Change: 5.44 (flat) / S&P 500 - Close 2,562.10; Change: 0.84 (flat)." [Based on: p. B3, S.L.P.D., 10/20/17]

2017 Google parent invests in Lyft - October 20th, 2017: "Google parent invests in Lyft" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. B3, S.L.P.D., 10/20/17]

2017 U.N., U.S. ignored Sudan 'ethnic cleansing' - October 19th, 2017: "U.N., U.S. ignored Sudan 'ethnic cleansing' / Global powers failed to stop genocide despite warnings and civilian pleas" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 10/19/17]

2017 Man arrested in three Kansas slayings - October 20th, 2017: "Man [Anthony Laron Roberts Jr.] arrested in three Kansas slayings" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 10/20/17]

2017 Kelly defends Trump, rips congresswoman - October 20th, 2017: "Kelly defends Trump, rips congresswoman / He accuses Wilson [Rep. Frederica Wilson of Florida] of politicizing attempt by Trump to console widow" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A20, S.L.P.D., 10/20/17]

2017 Another warm winter seen for much of U.S. - October 20th, 2017: "Another warm winter seen for much of U.S." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 10/20/17]

2017 Toyota tops Consumer Reports' auto reliability rankings - October 20th, 2017: "Toyota tops Consumer Reports' auto reliability rankings" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. B3, S.L.P.D., 10/20/17]

2017 U.S., Israel insist Hamas must disarm in spite of new accord - October 20th, 2017: "[...] 'It is the right of our people to choose its government according to their supreme strategic interests,' said senior Hamas official Bassem Naim, the AP news agency reported on Thursday. [... .]" [Based on: Washington Post article (U.S., Israel insist Hamas must disarm in spite of new accord), p. A10, S.L.P.D., 10/20/17]

2017 German study finds dangerous decline in flying insect population - October 20th, 2017: "[...] a 76 percent decline in bug volume from 1989 to 2016. The midsummer loss during the 27-year period was as haigh as 82 percent. [...] The drop in airborne insects over Germany was higher than the global estimated insect decline of 58 percent between 1970 and 2012. [...] Instead, they speculated that intensive agriculture and pesticide use may be to blame." [Based on: WORLD DIGEST article (German study finds dangerous decline in flying insect population), p. A19, S.L.P.D., 10/20/17]

2017 - Flood Trivia / 2017 - "Number of notable floods this year (reported by U.S. newspapers, generally): at least 13. Number of deaths due to flooding: at least 560." [- E.M.]

2017 - Volcano Trivia / 2017 - "Number of volcanic eruptions [and, or] notable volcanic events this year: at least 7. Number of reported deaths include: 0." [- E.M.]

2017 - Avalanche Trivia / 2017 - "Number of notable avalanche, landslide, mudslide or roof collapse events this year (reported by U.S. newspapers, generally): at least 11. Number of reported deaths: at least 1,530" [- E.M.]

2017 - "Hurricane" Trivia / 2017 - "Number of notable storms this year include: at least 3 Tropical Storms, 7 Hurricanes, 5 Cyclones & 1 Typhoons. Number of reported deaths: at least 4. [deaths due to flooding are generally recorded under Flood Trivia]." [- E.M.]

2017 - Earthquake Trivia / 2017 - "Number of notable earthquakes [generally, 6.0 or above] in 2017 at least 44. [1 Great, 6 Major, 38 strong] / 2016: at least 88. / [In 2015: 137; 2014: 169, 2013: 79; 2012: 127; 2011: 196; 2010: 158; 2009: 141; 2008: 217; 2007: 171; 2006: 145; 2005: 110]. Number of reported deaths due to earthquakes (and earthquake tsunamis) in 2017: at least 611." [- E.M.]

2017 - "Natural Disaster" Deaths / 2017 - "Number of reported deaths [generally, according to national (U.S.A.) news headlines] from natural disasters [not all illustrated this timeline] in 2017: at least 2,750" [- E.M.]

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