Good Morning, it’s Thursday, 22 June 2017 and this is the Morning Edition of The Nightshift, the world’s overnight news feed.
The highly secretive Senate health care bill will be unveiled this morning (supposedly) at 9:30 ET. Then–the debate, CBO scoring, controversy, disagreements will erupt. Many in the Senate and House are upset at the way the bill was crafted–behind closed doors, without any input from key members of Congress. Expect dissension.
The Democrats have lost all 4 special elections and are looking for a new approach while pointing the finger at the old leadership (Nancy Pelosi) that people associate with the party. After the election losses in 2016, it was inevitable. There will be a difficult transition to a new vision of the party.
George Clooney and his partners have sold their tequila company for an amount rumored to be $1 billion dollars. Take another shot of courage, you can afford it.
Soccer superstar Christiano Ronaldo has said he might leave Spain, after that country accused him defrauding the country of up to $16 million. There have been other issues in Spain regarding taxes on big name soccer players (Messi). Spain is looking increasingly hostile to big time players. Ronaldo’s play has not suffered because of this controversy; he scored the winning goal in yesterday’s Portugal vs. Russia game.
A Wassily Kandinsky painting sold at auction for $42 million, a new record for the artist.
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Daily News Egypt (Cairo)
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Le Figaro (Paris)
Bloomberg.com (New York)
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The Buenas Aires Herald (Buenas Aires)
The Sidney Morning Herald (Sidney)
Deadline Hollywood (Hollywood)
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Politico (Washington, DC)
Lawfareblog (Washington, DC)
Wired (San Francisco, CA)
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