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Good Morning, it’s Friday, 17 November 2017 and this is the Morning Edition of The Nightshift.
The House of Representatives passed a draft of their tax reform bill. The bill takes away many important deductions for the middle class and has severe differences with the tax reform bill proposed by the Senate. Expect an arduous resolution, maybe.
The Daily Grope: Senator Al Franken has been accused of sexual harassment by a former Playboy model. The incident took place before Franken was a U.S. Senator and while he was on a USO tour. Franken has called for an ethics investigation. Another mess in a town that doesn’t need another mess.
Inevitable: Rapper Lil Peep dead of an overdose at age 21. Rock & Roll & Rap continues to be a highly dangerous occupation.
Jose Altuve, the second baseman of the World Series winning Houston Astros, has won the American League Most Valuable Player trophy for 2017. Altuve has been the
best hitter in baseball for the last three seasons. Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins, won the trophy for the MVP in the National League.
Today is National Homemade Bread Day. Bake up a loaf this holiday season–it makes the house smell so great.
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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