Good Morning, it’s Saturday, 17 June 2017 and this is the Morning Edition of The Nightshift, the world’s overnight news feed.
The White House is pushing back against the Justice Department and the selection of a special counsel (Robert Mueller) to investigate the Russian meddling into the U.S. 2016 elections. That investigation is–as these types of investigations frequently do–expanding into other areas. One target of the White House: Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein,
Helmut Kohl, the former German Chancellor who presided over the unification of East and West Germany has died.
The U.S. Federal Reserve, the country’s central bank, has raised the federal discount rate another .25% as the economy continues to improve.
The 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race is being contested this weekend in France; in the U.S., the U.S. Open golf tournament is at the midpoint. It’s a good day for international sports.
Now more than ever, catch up on the news in the rest of the world by reading the front pages of the World’s Greatest newspapers.
The International Headlines are all at your fingertips. Have a great week.
The Times (London
Financial Times (UK)
The Irish Times (Dublin, Ireland)
The Wall Street Journal (European edition)
Washington Post (Washington, D.C.)
New York Times (New York)
The Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles)
Daily News Egypt (Cairo)
South China Morning Post (Hong Kong)
The Moscow Times (Moscow)
Le Figaro (Paris)
Bloomberg.com (New York)
The Jerusalem Post (Jerusalem)
The Japanese Times (Tokyo)
The Buenas Aires Herald (Buenas Aires)
The Sidney Morning Herald (Sidney)
Deadline Hollywood (Hollywood)
FiveThirtyEight (New York City)
Politico (Washington, DC)
Lawfareblog (Washington, DC)
Wired (San Francisco, CA)
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