Good Morning, it’s Monday, 26 June 2017 and this is the Morning Edition of The Nightshift, the world’s overnight news feed.
Another ferry disaster. This one in Columbia where an overloaded ferry sank near the Colombian city of Medellen. One hundred and seventy people were onboard; nine are confirmed dead and 28 are missing.
The Republicans will be in full get-it-done mode this week as they try to jam through the Senate version of a new health care bill before the Fourth of July Holiday. The CBO scores are due this week; many in the Senate believe the bill is toxic for Republican lawmakers facing re-election.
Katherine Dettwyler, the University of Delaware adjunct college professor who said that Otto Warmbier “got what he deserved” has been fired. Warmbier was a college student on a trip to North Korea who was arrested for attempting to steal a poster and sentenced to 15 years hard labor by the North Koreans; he died last week after returning to the United States–in a coma–following months of captivity in North Korea.
Airbag manufacturer Takata, unable to overcome the cost and legal liability for faulty airbags in hundreds of thousands of cars, has filed for bankruptcy.
There is speculation that U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, who is 80 years old, might retire, giving the Trump administration the chance to nominate another Supreme Court justice.
New Zealand won both races in the America’s Cup championship series staged yesterday in Bermuda. The winner of the Cup is the first team to get to 7 points; with yesterday’s two wins, New Zealand now leads the United States by 6 to 1. The next races are scheduled for today.
And, finally, American golfer Jordan Spieth won the Traveler’s Championship PGA tournament when he chipped in from the bunker on the first playoff hole. It was Spieth’s 10th victory in his first three years on tour.
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