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Good Morning, it’s Wednesday, 15 November 2017 and this is the Morning Edition of The Nightshift.
The Military of Zimbabwe has staged a coup to oust long-time leader Robert Mugabe from power. Mugabe has been an ineffectual leader for decades, tanked the country’s economy, and is accused of looting its wealth for his own purposes. He is 93 years old and, really, should have been pushed out of office decades ago. Ninety-five percent of the workforce in Zimbabwe is jobless.
Airbus has secured $50 billion dollars in orders for its A320 single-aisle jet at the Dubai air show. Boeing also announced a new deal, worth $20 billion for its highly popular 737 model.
Again: A California gunman killed four people yesterday in a random shooting spree in Northern California near the town of Rancho Tehama.
The Republican party has pulled out of a financing agreement with controversial Alabama candidate Judge Roy Moore. Moore is running to replace former Alabama U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions, who is now U.S. Attorney General. Moore has recently been bombarded by accusations of inappropriate behavior with underage girls and many Republicans are calling for him to quit the race.
Three UCLA basketball players, arrested for attempting to shoplift sunglasses at a Louis Vuitton store while on a trip to China to play an exhibition college game, have returned to the United States after being detained for a week in China. They are expected to face discipline from the university they were supposed to represent.
Today is National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day. If you look in your refrigerator, and you can’t recognize an item–toss it out.
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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