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Good Morning, it’s Monday, 23 October 2017 and this is the morning edition of The Nightshift.
Late night icon David Letterman was awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor this weekend. Letterman was the longest running late night host in TV history and his exceptionally sharp take on today’s events and personalities is definitely missed–at least in the Media Bunker.
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s coalition won re-election in Japan. It is seen as a victory for Abe’s monetary easing economic program for Japan.
Catalan continues its’ rebellious stance against the nation of Spain, as the small state pushes its program to become independent. Between Catalan’s desire for independence, the problems with Brexit, and Czechoslovakia’s recent election which put a skeptic of the European Union into office, there’s far too much dramatic political intrigue in Europe. All of it coming at time of general world political anxiety.
The Daily Grope: Bill O’Reilly allegedly paid a $32 million settlement to a former Fox colleague, legal analyst Lis Weihl, to settle a sexual assault claim before he was re-signed by Fox News. O’Reilly was subsequently terminated by Fox. The settlement was revealed in an article by The New York Times published last Saturday.
Today is National iPod Day. Nothing is better for music enthusiasts than the wonderful, single-purpose, ultra-portable, iPod. Hopefully you didn’t get rid of yours?
Also, we added the CNN “text news” site, which is much faster than their full multi-media site. It’s also below at the end of the links.
Stay safe, stay dry, and help one other person today.
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)
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)
The Weather Channel
CNN News Text Site
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