Good Morning, it’s Sunday, 18 June 2017 and this is the Morning Edition of The Nightshift, the world’s overnight news feed. It’s also Father’s Day in America…very best wishes to all of the fathers out there.
The toll in the horrific London highrise fire is now above 50 victims and rising. Authorities are trying to find out why the fire spread so quickly.
American comedian Bill Cosby’s trial for sexual assault has ended in a mistrial. The District Attorney has vowed to retry the case.
Porsche won the 24 Hours of Le Mans again. It was Porsche’s 19th win in the series. In second place (and leading the race until the last hour) was an LM-P2 car entered Jackie Chan racing. Toyota, the pre-race favorite, had both cars go out with mechanical difficulties in night racing.
The U.S. Open enters its final day today. The leader going into the fourth round is Brian Harman, at 12 under par. Two strokes back is fan favorite Rickie Fowler, at 10 under.
And..if you’re a fan of the America’s Cup (who isn’t), the classic series is on. New Zealand has a 1-0 advantage over Cup Defender Oracle. The Kiwis have adopted a totally different approach to this year’s cup after their last lost.
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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