Portal:Current events/November 2017

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November 2017 was the eleventh month of that common year. The month, which began on a Wednesday, ended on a Thursday after 30 days.

Portal:Current events

This is an archived version of Wikipedia's Current events Portal from November 2017.

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  • Spanish constitutional crisis
    • Judge Lamela sends preventive detention to eight of the ministers of the Government of Catalonia (Junqueras, Forn, Batet, Romeva, Mundó, Bassa, Rull, Turull) due to an alleged crime of sedition and rebellion. The ninth Santi Vila, minister of Enterprise and Knowledge, leaves the jail the next day after payment of a bail, being the only one who was given this opportunity. (BBC)
    • Five other members of the Bureau of the Parliament and the Speaker face similar charges, but each case will be handled by the Supreme Court due to their parliamentary immunity. (BBC)
    • A new general strike is convened in Catalonia for November 8. (Express)
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  • United States Senate special election in Alabama, 2017
    • Four women accuse Roy Moore, a former Alabama judge and U.S. Senate candidate, of sexual misconduct during the 1970s and early 1980s when they were between the ages of 14 and 18 and he was in his 30s. (The Guardian)
    • Some Republican politicians distance themselves from Moore, calling on him to step down from the election if these allegations are true, while some Alabama Republicans defend him. (Q13 Fox) (Time)
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  • APEC Vietnam 2017
    • Trade ministers from 11 countries announce that they have agreed on "core elements" of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and plan to move forward with approving the trade agreement. (Bangkok Post)
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  • 2017 Iran–Iraq earthquake
    • The death toll from the earthquake in Iraq and Iran exceeds 400 with over 7,000 injured. The death toll is expected to rise further in coming days. (Washington Post)
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  • 2017 Iran–Iraq earthquake
    • Thousands of Iranians are forced to spend a second night outdoors in near-freezing temperatures after an earthquake hit the country's western border with Iraq. (BBC)
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  • Cyclone Numa
    • Flash floods on the outskirts of the Greek capital Athens kill at least 16 people and injure dozens more after a severe thunderstorm. (AP via ABC Australia), (The Guardian)
    • Numa is an example of a rare Mediterranean tropical-like cyclone, or "medicane". These uncommon tropical-like systems form over much cooler oceans than typical tropical cyclones. (The Weather Channel) (Washington Post)
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  • Rancho Tehama Reserve shootings
    • Authorities discover the murdered wife of spree killer Kevin Janson Neal under the floorboards of their home, raising the death toll to six with ten others wounded in eight separate shootings. (Los Angeles Times)
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  • Disappearance of ARA San Juan
  • A fire in a low-rent apartment in a suburb of Beijing kills 19 people and injures 8. (Xinhua net) The Beijing municipal government then launches a fire safety crackdown in which thousands of migrant workers are evicted from their homes within days. (Caixin)
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  • Counter-terrorism in Georgia
    • Explosions and gunfire are heard in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi amidst counter-terrorism operations. One security guard and 3 terrorists are killed. (Al Jazeera)
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  • Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano sends a cloud of smoke, ash and steam around 5,900 feet (1798 meters) above the peak, the largest eruption since 2013. (Yahoo! News) (El Universal)
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  • Syrian Civil War
    • Russian airstrikes hit residential buildings in the ISIS-held village of Al-Shafah in Deir Ezzor province, killing at least 53 civilians, including 21 children. (Japan Times)
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  • A large factory explosion in Ningbo, China, kills at least 2 people and injures more than 30. (BBC)
  • Popocatépetl volcano continues to erupt in Mexico. (CNN)
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  • Forced evictions in China
    • Authorities in Beijing evict thousands of its migrant population in wake of a fire that left 19 people dead earlier this month, leaving many homeless in sub-zero temperatures. (Radio Free Asia) (Quartz)
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  • 2017 New York City truck attack
    • Sayfullo Saipov, the suspect of the attack, pleads not guilty to all charges of murder and terrorism. (The Guardian)
  • Seminole Heights serial killer
    • Tampa, Florida police arrest Howell Emanuel Donaldson III and charge him with four counts of murder. (CBS)
  • Police in Reno, Nevada, kill a man after he held a hostage and opened fire from the eighth floor of a luxury high-rise condominium, in a scenario similar to the 2017 Las Vegas shooting two months earlier. No one was injured. (Los Angeles Times) (Fox News) (Mercury News)

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  • Corporate bankruptcies
    • Cumulus Media files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization and enters into a restructuring agreement with some of its lenders to reduce more than $1 billion of the debt accrued by the Atlanta-based radio broadcasting group since its 2011 purchase of Citadel Broadcasting, towards the end of a 30-day period for the company to secure a financing plan after defaulting on a $23.6-million debt payment on November 1. In a statement, Cumulus representatives said that the company expects all operations, programming and sales for its 459 radio stations across the U.S. to continue as normal during the restructuring process. (Reuters) (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
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  • Shooting of Kathryn Steinle
    • José Inés García Zarate, a suspect in a 2015 shooting in San Francisco, is acquitted of murder charges and found guilty of being a felon in possession of a firearm. (NBC News)
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