The Nightshift: 2 August 2017

Press Clippings:
Good Morning, it’s Wednesday, 2 August 2017, and this is the morning  edition of The Nightshift, the world’s overnight news feed.
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In a major policy shift, the Trump administration is going to take another look at affirmative action programs that may have discriminated against white students in college admissions, as the Justice Department takes a dramatic turn to the right in civil rights policy.
There are other major news stories about all kinds of misdirection and missteps in our current government, but time for a break from all that. It’ll be there tomorrow (it always is). Instead, please take a look at some of the “smaller stories” that can be found in the newspapers featured on The Nightshift, like the following from today’s New York Times.
“You call someplace paradise, kiss it goodbye”  The Eagles sang in “The Last Resort”, and the latest victim of that geographic truism is Venice Italy, which is being overrun with tourists .
Comedian Rodney Dangerfield finally gets some respect; the Kew Gardens neighborhood where he grew up (without respect), put up a plaque in honor of one of our great and classic comedians.
Today is National Coloring Book Day (and, if you’re not into coloring books, it’s also National Ice Cream Sandwich Day). So–your choice: Crayolas or an ice cream sandwich. You can’t go wrong.
Catch up with what’s going on in the world by reading the front pages of the World’s Greatest Newspapers.
The International Headlines are all at your fingertips, below.
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) (New York)
The Jerusalem Post (Jerusalem)
The Japanese Times (Tokyo)
Sputnik (Moscow)
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)
The Fine Print:  Embed courtesy of our friends at Getty Images, who have the photographic history of the 20th and 21st Century on file. The image has not been altered in any way. We thank them for sharing.  The Nightshift is a production of Perception Engineering and The Media Bunker. This post is number 1296 for this site. The Nightshift is a continually evolving experiment in news communications. This month, comments on the world’s news have been (severely) limited and a photo of one important story of the day is included. It’ rapid iteration. Thanks for reading. Now–catch up on the world. 

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