2017 Week 14

This includes events of Sunday, April 2, 2017 through Thursday, April 6, 2017.

   

Sunday April 2, 2017

Monday April 3, 2017

Tuesday April 4, 2017

Wednesday April 5, 2017

Thursday April 6 2017

Friday April 7 2017

Other History

Other history including prehistory can be connected. Antiquity including the early 3rd millennium BC, late 3rd millennium BC, early 2nd millennium BC, late 2nd millennium BC, and early 1st millennium BC can be connected.

Monday April 3, 2017 Arts and culture An Egyptian excavation team discovers the remains of a pyramid dating back 3,700 years to the thirteenth Dynasty of Egypt at the Dahshur necropolis 40km south of Cairo. (Al Jazeera), (BBC)

Friday April 7, 2017 Science and technology Artifacts from Triquet Island, south-west of Hunter Island in British Columbia, are found to date back 14,000 years, marking the discovery of the oldest village in North America. (CTV News)

Classical and medieval history including early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history can be connected.

Other modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, and 19th century can be connected.

Other periods of the 20th century including the early 20th century, early mid 20th century, mid 20th century, and late mid 20th century can be connected. The late 20th century including the early 1980s, late 1980s, early 1990s, and late 1990s can be connected.

Tuesday April 4, 2017 LGBT rights in the United States The full 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago rules (8-3) that the 1964 Civil Rights Act protects LGBT employees from workplace discrimination. (AP) (USA Today)

Other early 21st century history including the early 2000s can be connected. The late 2000s including 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010 can be connected.

Friday April 7, 2017 War in Somalia (2009–present) Mortar rounds are fired in a neighborhood in Wadajir District, Somalia, killing three civilians. Al-Shabaab is suspected of being behind the attack. (Reuters)

The early 2010s including 2011, 2012 and 2013 can be connected. 2014 including the first quarter 2014, second quarter 2014, third quarter 2014, and fourth quarter 2014 can be connected. 2015 including the first quarter 2015, second quarter 2015, third quarter 2015, and fourth quarter 2015 can be connected.

Wednesday April 5, 2017 Iraqi Civil War (2014–present) According to security sources, dozens of people are killed in an overnight attack in Tikrit by suspected ISIL militants. 31 bodies were taken to a hospital, according to a local doctor, while more continued to be found by morning. (Al Jazeera)

Other late 2010s

Other late 2010s including 2016 and other periods of 2017 can be connected.

2016

2016 including the first quarter 2016, second quarter 2016, third quarter 2016, and fourth quarter 2016 can be connected.

The first quarter 2016 including January 2016, February 2016, and March 2016 can be connected. The second quarter 2016 including April 2016, May 2016, and June 2016 can be connected. The third quarter 2016 including July 2016, August 2016, and September 2016 can be connected.

The fourth quarter 2016 including October 2016 can be connected. November 2016 including 2016 week 45, 2016 week 46, 2016 week 47, 2016 week 48, and 2016 week 49can be connected. December 2016 including 2016 week 49, 2016 week 50, 2016 week 51, 2016 week 52, and 2016 week 53 can be connected.

Thursday April 6, 2017 United States House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes recuses himself from the committee’s probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election; Rep. Mike Conaway will take the lead in this investigation. (BBC) (The Washington Post)

Other 2017

Other periods of 2017 including the first quarter 2017 and other periods of the second quarter 2017 can be connected.

The first quarter 2017 including January 2017, February 2017, and March 2017 can be connected.

January 2017 including 2017 week 1, 2017 week 2, 2017 week 3, 2017 week 4, and 2017 week 5 can be connected. February 2017 including 2017 week 5, 2017 week 6, 2017 week 7, 2017 week 8, and 2017 week 9 can be connected. March 2017 including 2017 week 9, 2017 week 10, 2017 week 11, 2017 week 12, and part of 2017 week 13 can be connected.

Other periods of the second quarter 2017 including other weeks of April 2017 can be connected.

Other weeks of April 2017 including part of 2017 week 13 can be connected. 2017 week 15 can be connected. 2017 week 16, 2016 week 17, and 2016 week 18 can be connected. The future can be connected.

Sociology

Sociology including peoples of the world, communities, and social mechanics can be connected.

Peoples of the world

Peoples of the world including nations and major groups of Western Civilization, Asiatic peoples, African peoples, and American Indian peoples can be connected.

Nations such as Congo DR, Thailand, France, United Kingdom, Italy, South Africa, South Korea, Burma, Colombia, Spain, Ukraine, Tanzania, Argentina, Kenya, Poland, Algeria, Canada, Iraq, Uganda, Morocco, Sudan, Peru, Uzbekistan, Malaysia, Venezuela, Saudi Arabia, Nepal, Yemen, Afghanistan, Ghana, North Korea, Mozambique, Taiwan, Australia, Syria, Côte d'Ivoire, Madagascar, Sri Lanka, Angola, Cameroon, Romania, Chile, Netherlands, Kazakhstan, Niger, Burkina Faso, Guatemala, Mali, Ecuador, Cambodia, Malawi, Zambia, Senegal, Zimbabwe, Chad, Cuba, Belgium, Greece, Rwanda, Tunisia, Portugal, Czech Republic, Bolivia, Guinea, Burundi, Haiti, Hungary, Somalia, Sweden, Belarus, Dominican Republic, Azerbaijan, Benin, Austria, Honduras, United Arab Emirates, South Sudan, Switzerland, Israel, Tajikistan, Bulgaria, Serbia, Hong Kong, Papua New Guinea, Libya, Paraguay, Jordan, Laos, El Salvador, Togo, Nicaragua, Eritrea, Denmark, Kyrgystan, Slovakia, Finland, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Turkmenistan, Norway, Central African Republic, Ireland, Georgia, New Zealand, Costa Rica, Palestinian Territories, Croatia, and Lebanon can be connected.

Western Civilization including Anglic, Latin, and Northeast European peoples can be connected. Germany can be connected.

Sunday April 2, 2017 Serbian presidential election, 2017 Voters in Serbia go to the polls for an election, which Prime Minster Aleksandar Vucic of the conservative Serbian Progressive Party is expected to win. In projections, Vucic gets around 55% of the votes, avoiding a second round. (Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty), (CNBC)

Friday April 7, 2017 2017 Stockholm attack A vehicle is driven into a group of people on a street in Stockholm, Sweden, killing four people. (Reuters)

Saturday April 8, 2017 ETA ceasefire negotiations The militant Basque separatist group ETA begins handing over its remaining weapons during a ceremony in Bayonne, France, in which the group turned over to authorities an inventory of weapons and their locations. (BBC)

Anglic peoples including the United States can be connected.

Monday April 3, 2017 Trump Tower wiretapping allegations Media reports indicate that former National Security Advisor Susan Rice improperly requested the unmasking of some American names, including those of Donald Trump's campaign staff, that had been incidentally collected during national security investigations. A National Security Adviser may request unmasking if specific criteria are met. A Rice associate denies that the unmasking was improper. (Fox News) (Business Insider) (The Blaze)

Tuesday April 4, 2017 LGBT rights in the United States The full 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago rules (8-3) that the 1964 Civil Rights Act protects LGBT employees from workplace discrimination. (AP) (USA Today)

Wednesday April 5, 2017 United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson issues a statement saying "The United States has spoken enough about North Korea. We have no further comment." (CNN)

Wednesday April 5, 2017 LGBT history Two openly gay candidates are elected to the Anchorage Assembly, becoming the first openly LGBT elected officials in Alaska. Approximately 20 percent of the city's population voted, a notably low turnout. (LGBT Weekly) (Alaska Commons)

Wednesday April 5, 2017 Mexican Beltrán Leyva Cartel drug lord Alfredo Beltrán Leyva is sentenced to life in prison and ordered to forfeit $US529,200,000. (U.S. Department of Justice)

Thursday April 6, 2017 United States House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes recuses himself from the committee’s probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election; Rep. Mike Conaway will take the lead in this investigation. (BBC) (The Washington Post)

Thursday April 6, 2017 The Alabama Ethics Commission finds there is "probable cause" that Governor Robert Bentley violated the state's ethics and campaign finance laws, and refers the case to Montgomery County District Attorney Daryl Bailey. (USA Today)

Friday April 7, 2017 Neil Gorsuch is confirmed as the 113th justice of the Supreme Court of the United States by a 54–45 vote in the United States Senate after invocation of the "nuclear option". (The New York Times)

Friday April 7, 2017 The governor of the State of Alabama, Robert Bentley, wins a court victory halting impeachment proceedings that were set to begin Monday to determine whether he should remain in office after it was discovered that he had a romantic relationship with a staffer. (Associated Press)

Friday April 7, 2017 2017 Westminster attack The death toll rises to five after a woman who fell into the River Thames dies in hospital. (News.com.au)

Friday April 7, 2017 Law and crimeThe U.S. Department of Homeland Security withdraws its order that Twitter unmask a user whose tweets are critical of President Donald Trump following the company's court filing to block the order on constitutional grounds. (The Washington Post) (CBS News)

Saturday April 8, 2017 Four inmates are killed at Kirkland Correctional Institution in South Carolina. Authorities have charged two inmates with the murders of the four men. (NBC News)

Latin peoples including Lusitanic peoples can be connected. Mexico can be connected.

Sunday April 2, 2017 Ecuadorian general election, 2017 Voters in Ecuador return to the polls for the second round of a presidential election, which Lenín Moreno of the socialist PAIS Alliance is predicted to narrowly win over the center-right Creating Opportunities's Guillermo Lasso. With 94.18% of the votes counted, Moreno leads with 51.07%. According to the national election commission, it was a transparent and successful election. (SBS News), (TeleSUR)

Lusitanic peoples such as those of Brazil can be connected.

Northeast European peoples such as those of Russia can be connected.

Monday April 3, 2017 LGBT rights in Russia Russian authorities arrest more than 100 gay men in Chechnya, including television personalities and religious figures, for "nontraditional sexual orientation." The Novaya Gazeta newspaper reported that three of the arrested men have been killed, while others reportedly were released for family honor killing. Chechen Republic leader Ramzan Kadyrov's spokesperson said this report contains “absolute lies and disinformation” since there are no homosexuals in Chechnya. (The Guardian), (The New York Times)

Monday April 3, 2017 2017 Saint Petersburg Metro bombing An attack on a Saint Petersburg Metro train at Sennaya Ploshchad station kills at least 11 people and injures more than 50 others. Authorities disarm another bomb, found at nearby Vosstaniya Square station. (The Independent), (The New York Times)

Thursday April 6, 2017 2017 Saint Petersburg Metro bombing Russian authorities discover and deactivate an explosive device in a Saint Petersburg flat, during ongoing raids occurring in response to the bombing. (BBC)

Friday April 7, 2017 Russia suspends a pact with the United States to coordinate operations in Syrian airspace. (The New York Times)

Asiatic peoples including Middle Eastern, South Asian, Oriental, and Southeast Asian and Oceanic peoples can be connected. Turkey can be connected.

Sunday April 2, 2017 Armenian parliamentary election, 2017 Voters in Armenia go to the polls for an election, the first since constitutional changes were approved in a referendum in 2015, which changed the country's governance from a semi-presidential system to a parliamentary republic. Opinion polls predict a tight race between the nationalist Republican Party, led by President Serzh Sargsyan, and the centre-right Prosperous Armenia, led by Gagik Tsarukyan. With votes from 64% of the polling stations counted, the Republican Party leads with 49.7% of votes. (Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty), (TASS)

Monday April 3, 2017 Armenian parliamentary election, 2017 Authorities declare that the Republican Party, led by President Serzh Sargsyan, wins the Armenia election amid accusations by opposition parties and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe of voting irregularities. (Al Jazeera)

Middle Eastern peoples such as those of Egypt can be connected. Iran can be connected.

Tuesday April 4, 2017 Armed conflicts and attacksSyrian Civil War A toxic gas attack, allegedly by Syrian warplanes, kills at least 83 and injures many more in rebel-held Khan Shaykhun, Idlib. (The Globe and Mail), (NBC News) Battle of Mosul The United Nations announces expansion of civilian camps for people fleeing Mosul, following resumption of airstrikes on ISIL-held portions of the Iraqi city. (Reuters) (Arab News)

Wednesday April 5, 2017 Iraqi Civil War (2014–present) According to security sources, dozens of people are killed in an overnight attack in Tikrit by suspected ISIL militants. 31 bodies were taken to a hospital, according to a local doctor, while more continued to be found by morning. (Al Jazeera)

Thursday April 6, 2017 Battle of Mosul Two Iraqi Army pilots are killed when their Mi-24 helicopter is shot down by ISIS over the city of Mosul. (Reuters)

Thursday April 6, 2017 An Israeli soldier is killed during a car ramming attack near Ofra, in the West Bank. Another Israeli soldier was injured. A Palestinian suspected of committing the attack is taken into custody. (Haaretz)

Friday April 7, 2017 The Maldives Police Service arrests the country's opposition leader, Qasim Ibrahim, after his party's failed bid to impeach the Speaker of the People's Majlis. (Reuters)

Friday April 7, 2017 Syrian Civil War 2017 Shayrat missile strike The United States launches 60 Tomahawk cruise missiles aimed at the Ash Sha'irat air base in Homs Governorate in response to the Syrian government's alleged use of chemical weapons in its attack on the town of Khan Shaykhun. The Government of Syria claims the attack killed six soldiers and nine civilians, including four children. (NBC News) (AFP via Yahoo News)

Saturday April 8, 2017 Armed conflicts and attacksWar in Afghanistan A U.S. special forces service member is killed while taking part in an operation against ISIL militants in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar Province. (Sky News)

Egypt can be connected.

South Asian peoples such as those of India can be connected. Bangladesh can be connected.

Pakistan can be connected

Sunday April 2, 2017 Law and crime An attack occurs at a Sufi shrine near Sargodha, Pakistan, killing more than 20 people. Authorities arrest a main suspect and several others. (BBC)

Wednesday April 5, 2017 War in North-West Pakistan A suicide bomber kills at least six people and wounds 18 near a Pakistan Army vehicle taking part in the census in the city of Lahore. (Reuters)

India can be connected.

Oriental peoples such as those of China can be connected. Japan can be connected.

Wednesday April 5, 2017 North Korea and weapons of mass destruction North Korea fires a medium-range ballistic missile about 60 kilometers (37 miles) into its eastern waters, in the direction of Japan according to United States and South Korean officials. (CNN) (AP)

China can be connected.

Wednesday April 5, 2017 China–Finland relations Chinese president Xi Jinping visits Finland on his way to the United States. (Reuters)

Friday April 7, 2017 China–Norway relations Prime Minister of Norway Erna Solberg meets with Premier of the People's Republic of China Li Keqiang in Beijing to announce the end of a diplomatic freeze between the countries and the resumption of free trade negotiations between China and Norway. (Reuters)

Southeast Asian and Oceanic peoples including Southeast Asian Island peoples can be connected. Vietnam can be connected.

Thursday April 6, 2017 Thai King Vajiralongkorn signed into law a new Constitution of Thailand that paves the way for democratic reforms while allowing the Royal Thai Army to retain its influential role in Thai politics. (BBC)

Friday April 7, 2017 South Thailand insurgency A wave of small-scale terrorist attacks, including tire burning and the bombing of the electric grid, hits the Thai provinces of Yala, Pattani, Narathiwat, and Songkhla in response to the new Constitution of Thailand. (Reuters)

Southeast Asian Island peoples such as those of Indonesia can be connected. The Philippines can be connected. Indonesia can be connected.

African peoples including Western African peoples can be connected. Ethiopia can be connected.

Monday April 3, 2017 Piracy off the coast of Somalia Somali pirates hijack an Indian cargo ship off the coast of Puntland. (BBC)

Friday April 7, 2017 President Joseph Kabila appoints Bruno Tshibala of the Union for Democracy and Social Progress as the Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Kabila's earlier announcement of his decision to appoint a new prime minister prompted Samy Badibanga to resign from the role after less than five months in office. (Al Jazeera)

Friday April 7, 2017 Over 50,000 people participate in the ongoing Democratic Alliance protests in South Africa against President Jacob Zuma. (Sowetan Live) (NewsTalk)

Friday April 7, 2017 War in Somalia (2009–present) Mortar rounds are fired in a neighborhood in Wadajir District, Somalia, killing three civilians. Al-Shabaab is suspected of being behind the attack. (Reuters)

Western African peoples such as those of Nigeria can be connected.

Thursday April 6, 2017 Gambian parliamentary election, 2017 Voters in the Gambia go to the polls for an election, the country's first legislative election since longtime President Yahya Jammeh resigned and left the country. (Al Jazeera)

American Indian peoples including Middle American Indian, South American Indian, and North American Indian peoples can be connected. Mexico can be connected. Middle American Indian peoples such as those of the southwestern United States can be connected. South American Indian peoples such as those of Brazil can be connected. North American Indian peoples such as those of United States can be connected.

Friday April 7, 2017 Science and technology Artifacts from Triquet Island, south-west of Hunter Island in British Columbia, are found to date back 14,000 years, marking the discovery of the oldest village in North America. (CTV News)

Communities

Cities such as Tokyo, Seoul, Mexico City, New York City, Mumbai, Jakarta, Sao Paulo, Delhi, Shanghai, Manila, Karachi, Cairo, Beijing, Osaka, Canton, Moscow, Los Angeles, Calcutta, Dacca, Buenos Aires, Istanbul, Rio de Janeiro, Shenzhen, Lagos, Paris, Nagoya, Lima, Chicago, Kinshasa, Tianjin, Chennai, Bengaluru, London, Saigon, Donguan, Hyderabad, Chengdu, Lahore, Johannesburg, Tehran, Essen, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Wuhan, Ahmedabad, Chongqing, Baghdad, Hangzhou, Toronto, Kuala Lumpur, Santiago, Dallas, San Francisco, Quanzhou, Miami, Shenyang, Belo Horizonte, Philadelphia, Nanjing; Madrid, Houston, Xian, Milan, Luanda, Pune; Singapore, Riyadh, Khartoum, St. Petersburg; Atlanta, Surat, Washington, Bandung, Surabaya, Yangon, Alexandria, Guadalajara, Harbin, Boston, Zhengzhou, Qingdao, Abidjan, Bogota, Taipei, Suzhou, Nairobi, Barcelona, Kabul, Ankara, Xiamen, Kuwait City, Dar es Salaam, Phoenix, Dalian, Accra, Monterrey, Berlin, Sydney, Fuzhou, Medan, Dubai, Melbourne, Rome, Busan, Cape Town, Jinan, Ningbo, Hanoi, and Naples can be connected.

World cities such as Tokyo can be connected.

Social mechanics including social change, social types, and social structure can be connected.

Institutions

Institutions including religion, government, economics, education, and family can be connected.

Religion including particular religions of the world, religious organization, religious practice, and religious belief can be connected. Government including particular governments, government activity, government structure, and law can be connected. Economics including economic systems, industries, and economic activity can be connected. Education including school systems, educational organization, cultural institutions, teaching, and research can be connected. Family including particular families, kinship, parenting, and marriage can be connected.

Sunday April 2, 2017 Business and economy India inaugurates the 9.2-kilometer Chenani-Nashri Tunnel, in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. (The Times of India) Ciudad Juárez-based newspaper Norte closes its print edition, citing a lack of security in Mexico. (AP via ABC) (Guardian)

Thursday April 6, 2017 Business Seven & I Holdings Co., the parent company of the 7-Eleven convenience store chain, agrees to acquire the retail operations of Sunoco for $3.3 billion. (Reuters)

Friday April 7, 2017 Business and economicsHyundai (Sonata and Santa Fe) and Kia (Optima, Sorento, and Sportage) are recalling 1.5 million cars, over 1.3 million in United States and 170,000 in South Korea, over an engine defect. (Reuters)

Culture

Culture including behavioral culture, conceptual culture, and material culture can be connected.

Behavioral culture including cultural events, recreation and entertainment, occupations, and customs can be connected.

Sunday April 2, 2017 Disasters and accidents Cyclone Debbie The death toll from Cyclone Debbie and the associated flooding in the Australian states of New South Wales and Queensland rises to five people. (News Limited) A bus carrying around 50 schoolchildren rolls over on a highway south of Sveg in the northern region of Härjedalen, Sweden, killing three people. (Reuters)

Sunday April 2, 2017 Sports2017 NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Championship Game South Carolina defeats fellow Southeastern Conference team Mississippi State 67–55 for the Gamecocks' first national title. (AP via ESPN)

Monday April 3, 2017 Disasters and accidents Cyclone Debbie A mother and two children drown after their car plunges into the flooded Tweed River, raising the death toll to eight people. A ten-year-old girl escapes and alerts authorities. (News.com.au) A boiler explosion at a Missouri box company in St. Louis's historic Soulard neighborhood kills three people and injures four others. (St. Louis Post-Dispatch), (St. Louis Public Radio)

Monday April 3, 2017 Arts and culture An Egyptian excavation team discovers the remains of a pyramid dating back 3,700 years to the thirteenth Dynasty of Egypt at the Dahshur necropolis 40km south of Cairo. (Al Jazeera), (BBC)

Monday April 3, 2017 Sports In ice hockey The NHL announces that it will not release its players to participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics. (ESPN) In basketball 2017 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship Game North Carolina defeats Gonzaga, 71-65, for the 2017 men's basketball national title. (ESPN) (The New York Times) The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announces its 2017 induction class, which will formally enter the Hall on September 8: (Hall of Fame press release) To be inducted as players are Zack Clayton, Nikos Galis, George McGinnis, and Tracy McGrady. To be inducted as coaches are Robert Hughes, Muffet McGraw, and Bill Self. To be inducted as contributors are Mannie Jackson, Tom Jernstedt, Jerry Krause, and Rebecca Lobo.

Tuesday April 4, 2017 Disasters and accidentsTornadoes of 2017 Robert Bentley, the Governor of Alabama, declares a state of emergency due to forecasts of storms with the threat of tornadoes during the day. The neighboring state of Georgia also faces the threat of severe weather. (Fox News)

Wednesday April 5, 2017 Disasters and accidentsA USAF F-16 crashes shortly after takeoff from Joint Base Andrews in Prince George's County, Maryland. The pilot inside ejected safely and was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. (Fox News) A 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck northeast Iran near the city of Mashhad, kills 1 person and at that least four were injured. (Reuters)

Thursday April 6, 2017 Disasters and accidentsSevere flooding caused by Cyclone Debbie forces the evacuation of Edgecumbe, New Zealand, and nearby areas. (BBC)

Thursday April 6, 2017 SportsIn athletics, Jemima Sumgong, a Kenyan gold medallist in the women's marathon at the 2016 Summer Olympics, tests positive for the banned substance EPO. (Reuters via ABC Australia)

Saturday April 8, 2017 Disasters and accidentsA freight train derails in Hunedoara County, Romania, killing both crew members on board. (The New York Times) In Swiebodzice, Poland, an old tenement house collapses killing at least six people, including two children, and injuring six. The exploration teams are looking for 4 missing people. (Gazeta.pl) Cyclone Debbie Another body has been found after flooding in eastern Queensland, raising the death toll to twelve. (ABC News) At least 20 people are killed when a boat carrying wedding guests collides with a river barge in western Myanmar. (AFP via News24) 2017 Batangas earthquakes Two earthquakes, with magnitudes of 5.6 and 6.0 and related to the April 4 magnitude 5.5 earthquake, hits Batangas, and are felt as far as Metro Manila (Rappler)

Conceptual culture including philosophy, applied science, mathematics, literature, graphic arts, and language can be connected.

Material culture including miscellaneous artifacts, communications technology, transportation technology, clothing and dress, foodstuffs, building technology, and industrial technology can be connected.

Tuesday April 4, 2017 Science and technology Bertha, once the world's largest tunnel boring machine, completes its 9,270-foot-long (2,830 m) tunnel under Seattle, Washington, after four years of digging and a lengthy delay near the beginning of the project. (Wired) The National Assembly of Hungary passes a bill that undermines the functioning of the Central European University (CEU). Academics and academic institutions worldwide have expressed support for CEU. (BBC) English computer scientist Sir Timothy John Berners-Lee is awarded the 2016 A.M. Turing Award for inventing the World Wide Web, the first web browser, and the protocols and algorithms that allow the Web to scale. (Association for Computing Machinery)

Friday April 7, 2017 Arts and cultureElectric Light Orchestra, Joan Baez, Journey, Pearl Jam, Tupac Shakur, and Yes are the six acts inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. (New York Post)

Friday April 7, 2017 Disasters and accidentsSix people are killed and two are missing after the Jhelum River in Kashmir overflows following heavy rain and snowfall. (Reuters) Twenty people have died and more than a dozen missing after a ferry capsizes in Myanmar's Irrawaddy River delta. (AP via The Telegraph)

Friday April 7, 2017 SportsIn basketball, Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder ensures that he will average a triple-double for the 2016–17 NBA season in the Thunder's game against the Phoenix Suns. He becomes only the second NBA player to average a triple-double over a season, after Oscar Robertson with the Cincinnati Royals (now known as the Sacramento Kings) in 1961–62. (ESPN) NCAA Division I conference realignment Wichita State University will leave the Missouri Valley Conference after the 2016–17 school year to join the American Athletic Conference. The Shockers will become the first full but non-football member of The American since the 2013 split of its predecessor, the original Big East Conference. (ESPN)

Anthropology including particular groups, human geography, human ecology, physical anthropology, demography, and social foundations can be connected. Particular groups can be connected.

Personal studies including biography, psychology, and the human body can be connected.

Science including biology, earth science, astronomy, chemistry, and physics can be connected.


Created 4 Apr 2017 Last updated 10 Apr 2017