As we move into the final days of 2017, it seems like a good time to look back and reflect on the past seven days. In this roundup of big stories from BBC news, we’re looking at some of the week’s top news stories. From politics to natural disasters, plenty kept us busy this week. So read on for a roundup of the ten most important stories of the week!
Amazon unveils its new Fire TV Stick.
Amazon unveiled its new Fire TV Stick, a budget-friendly device that packs a lot of features for streaming content. The Fire TV Stick is available in four different colors and comes with Alexa, the voice assistant from Amazon. The device has been designed to be simple to use and can be plugged into any HDTV. It also offers access to over 500,000 movies and TV shows, including new releases and older titles, as well as live sports and news. The Fire TV Stick is available now for $39.99 at Amazon.
SpaceX launches its Falcon Heavy rocket.
SpaceX launched its Falcon Heavy rocket on Thursday, March 2nd, marking the company’s first successful heavy payload launch. The Falcon Heavy is a two-stage rocket with three Falcon 9 cores to deliver a payload into orbit. The first stage comprises nine Merlin engines, while the second stage consists of one Merlin engine and two SuperDraco engines. The Falcon Heavy was initially designed to carry larger payloads than the Falcon 9, but its maiden voyage successfully delivered a 55-meter-tall satellite into orbit. The launch was watched by millions worldwide, and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk called it “the most exciting thing I’ve ever seen.”
The FBI arrests a man for mailing bombs to high-profile Democrats.
The FBI has arrested a man for mailing bombs to high-profile Democrats. The suspect, Cesar Sayoc, is said to have been active on social media supporting President Trump and his policies. Sayoc is accused of sending packages containing pipe bombs to targets, including former President Barack Obama and former Vice President Joe Biden. So far, 13 people have been reported injured due to the packages.
Kanye West meets with Donald Trump in the Oval Office.
Kanye West met with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office on Thursday. The meeting was widely publicized, and it sparked a lot of controversies. Some praise West for his willingness to speak out on issues, while others criticize him for being unpatriotic.
West has been outspoken about his support for Trump, even going so far as to call himself a “Trump supporter version 2.0.” He’s also spoken about how he’s helped promote Trump’s policies. However, some people are concerned that this could be a conflict of interest.
Others believe that West’s meeting with Trump is a positive thing. He’s shown a willingness to speak out and challenge traditional thinking. This is something that many people appreciate.
Taylor Swift’s “Reputation” Tour Hits Beijing
Taylor Swift’s “Reputation” Tour Hits Beijing
The Biggest Stories Of The Week: A Roundup Of BBC news
- Taylor Swift’s “Reputation” Tour Hits Beijing
Taylor Swift kicked off her “Reputation” tour in Beijing on Friday night, and it was a sell-out show! Highlights from the show include her hit songs “Look What You Made Me Do,” “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever,” and, of course, her latest track, “This Is Me Trying.” Swift also performed a medley of her hits with Chinese singer Jay Chou. Fans who could not attend the show can catch the highlights online at 10 pm local time (11 pm EST).
Uber suspends self-driving tests in San Francisco due to a fatal crash
Uber has arrested its self-driving tests in San Francisco after a deadly crash. The impact is the first time a self-driving car has killed someone, raising some safety concerns. Uber has been testing its autonomous vehicles in San Francisco since 2016.
Amazon unveils its new Echo Spot.
On Tuesday, Amazon unveiled its new Echo Spot, a smaller and more affordable version of the popular Echo device. The Echo Spot is available for pre-order now and will be available in the US on September 5th for $129.99.
The Echo Spot has a 5-inch screen to be placed near your bed so you can control your devices using voice commands. It has the same capabilities as the other Echoes, including streaming music, making calls, setting alarms, and maintaining intelligent home devices.
The Echo Spot is also unique because it can be a digital assistant by working with Amazon’s Alexa voice service. This means you can use voice commands to search the internet, find information on specific topics, play audiobooks, and more.
The Echo Spot is an interesting device that could help make a living in a smart home more convenient. It’s available now and costs less than other options, so it might be a good choice if you’re looking to get into the smart home market without spending too much money.
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