The Nightshift: 30 August 2017

Editor’s Note: If you’re reading this site, you’re a follower of the news, and the biggests story in America this week has been Hurricane Harvey, a storm that dumped an unprecedented amount of rain on Texas, in particular, on Houston and Harris County. The Media Bunker managed to get through Days 1-5 of Harvey without sustaining flooding, but on Day 6, the possibility of flooding at The Media Bunker became very real. After a short discussion, the decision has made to relocate (or evacuate, depending upon your point of view) until things settled down, one way or the other. That move pushed everything back including publishing deadlines. We apologize for the inconvenience. 
Press Clippings:
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Good Evening, its Wednesday 30 August 2017, and this is the evening edition of The Nightshift, the world’s overnight news feed.
Hurricane Harvey continued to slap Houston (and Harris County, Texas) around yesterday and today. Flooding is slowing–a little–but new flood threats arose when two key reservoirs that hold rain and protect huge areas of residential developments from floodwaters, starting to release water to relieve pressure on the dam and, in the process, project flooding threats into areas that had not previously been flooded. It is a serious drama. Harvey also blew into Southeast Texas and Louisiana after drifting out to sea, reorganizing a bit, and then coming ashore close to Beaumont and later continuing to move east into Louisiana, where the storm characteristically dropped massive amounts of rain. Will this thing ever stop?
Today is National Toasted Marshmallow Day. Where are the skewers?
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 Weather Channel 
Channel 2 Houston (KPRC-TV/NBC)
The Fine Print: Embed courtesy of our friends at Getty Images, who have the photographic history of the 20th and 21st century on file. This photo 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 1344 for this site. The Nightshift is a continually evolving experiment in news communications. Currently, comments on the world’s news have been (severely) limited and a photo of one important story of the day is included. It’s rapid iteration. Thanks for reading. Now–catch up on the world.

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