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Good Morning, it’s Tuesday, 14 November 2017 and this is the Morning Edition of The Nightshift.
Alabama Republican Roy Moore, running in the Senate race to replace Jeff Sessions, the former Alabama Senator who resigned to become Attorney General, is facing more accusations of inappropriate behavior with teenage girls. The allegations are unproven–“he said, she said” of the most dangerous kind–but many Senators in Washington are calling for him to drop out of the race. The latest accusation brings to five the total number of women who have claimed issues with Roy Moore. The hot mess that is Washington politics continues.
The U.S. has reset the guidelines for hypertension (high blood pressure). The new standards, from the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology, will triple the number of men classified with high blood pressure who are under the age of 45. Time to pay very serious attention to your health.
The U.K. Parliament will get a chance to vote on the Brexit issue. This will give them the opportunity to debate and amend the terms of the controversial agreement that would enable the U.K. to exit the European Union.
Qualcomm, the San Diego chip/software company (you probably have Qualcomm chips in your cell phone) has rejected a takeover offer from Broadcom, calling it “too low”. The offer was for $105 billion.
Liz Smith, the legendary New York gossip columnist has died. She was 94.
Today is National Pickle Day. Be sure to have one with your burger or hot dog.
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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