Good Morning and Happy Mother’s Day. It’s Sunday, 14 May 2017 and this is theMorning Edition of The Nightshift: the world’s overnight news feed.
North Korea, never one to let sleeping dogs lie, fired off another missile test yesterday. This one a short range missile that went 500 miles before dropping into the sea. Defiance is the new obedience in North Korea.
President Trump has his staff vetting possible replacements for fired FBI head James Comey. There will be a loyalty test. The usual rumors about a Trump staff shakeup are circulating again this morning along with Trumps highly predictable blasts against the media (old news ) and Comey (new target). It is business as unusual in Washington.
The PGA Players Championship continues, with scorings soaring as the course takes its toll on the world’s best players. J.B. Holmes and Kyle Stanley remain at the top of the leaderboard as the tournament goes into it’s final day but Sergio Garcia and Ian Poulter are closing in.
The Golden State Warriors will play the San Antonio Spurs tonight in an NBA semi-finals game. Expect lots of threes.
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The Fine Print: The Nightshift is a production of Perception Engineering and The Media Bunker. This post is number 1109 for this site. Thanks for reading. Now–catch up on the world.