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Good Morning, it’s Saturday, 18 November 2017 and this is the Morning Edition of The Nightshift.
A high ranking Russian official, Alexander Torshin, allegedly tried to organize a meeting between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin. The initiative has been described as a “back door” invitation; the meeting never materialized but it’s seen as another in a broad series of efforts by the Russians to interfere in the 2016 Presidential elections.
President Donald Trump reversed a previous decision that would have allowed elephant “trophies” to be imported into the United States. The decision to eliminate the Obama era ruling aimed at curbing big game hunting of the elephant came as Trump decided to take a closer look at the regulations and the conservation issues surrounding it.
The Daily Grope: The head of the Florida Democratic party, real estate developer Stephen Bittel is stepping down on Monday after complaints that the workplace environment he created was “creepy”. No one has accused Bittel of groping or harassing anyone and, to his credit, he moved quickly to remove controversy from the organization.
Today is National Princess Day. Don’t forget to put the Crown in a safe place.
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.
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The Times (London
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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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