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Good Morning, it’s Monday, 20 November 2017 and this is the Morning Edition of The Nightshift.
Charles Manson, leader of a cult that killed seven people in August of 1969 has died. Manson was 83 and died in prison.
The Daily Grope: Senator Al Franken (D-Minnesota) has been accused by another woman of alleged inappropriate conduct. A star journalist from The New York Times, Glenn Thrush, White House correspondent for The Times, has also been accused of alleged sexual harassment. Thrush has very publicly advocated in the past for women’s rights in the newsroom.
President Donald Trump tweeted that “I should left them in jail” when responding to LaVar Ball’s comment that Trump didn’t do much of anything to secure the release of three UCLA basketball players arrested in China for shoplifting. One of the players arrested was Lavar Ball’s son. Trump’s attitude toward Ball–and the three shoplifters–echoed the feelings of lots of Americans who are tired of over-protected athletes.
Country music star Mel Tills has died at age 85. Tillis was famous for his stammering style of speech and his exceptional songwriting ability.
Today is National Absurdity Day, which fits in perfectly with the times we live in.
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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