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Good Morning, it’s Wednesday, 22 November 2017 and this is the Morning Edition of The Nightshift.
Forty-four years ago today, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated while riding in a motorcade in Dallas, Texas. President Kennedy was shot by Lee Harvey Oswald, a confused American ex-serviceman with Russian sympathies. Upon the death of President Kennedy,Vice-President Lyndon Johnson assumed the presidency. The course of American politics was changed forever by the Kennedy assassination.
Uber has announced a 2016 data hack that affected 57 million accounts. Fifty-seven million accounts. The scale and potential damage of these hacks is enormous. Uber also acknowledged that it had paid its’ own group of hackers to find and delete the data. A mess in every direction.
The Daily Grope: Pixar head John Lasseter is on a “leave of absence” after accusations of sexual harassment. Very bad news for the animation side of Disney’s business, but at least it came after their latest movie, “Coco” was finished and head for distribution.
The “Net Neutrality” roles that the FCC is preparing to rescind are good for consumers and were fair to website operators. Things are going to change. The repeal of Net Neutrality will allow internet providers to more tightly control what consumers see, the speed of data transfer, and eventually to monetize more areas of internet service. As one congressman said, “if you like your cable provider, you’re going to love the new internet rules.” Do you like your cable provider?
Singer David Cassidy, who rose to fame as a member of TV’s “The Patridge Family” has died at age 67 of organ failure.
Today is National Cranberry Relish Day. You’ll certainly be able to celebrate that holiday during Thanksgiving Dinner tomorrow.
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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