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Good Morning, today is Saturday, 9 December 2017, and this is the Morning Edition of The Nightshift, the World’s Daily Newspapers reference.
CNN is under the “fake news” gun again after it botched another story regarding the Trump Administration. CNN reported that Donald Trump Jr. had advance notice that the international whistleblower group WikiLeaks had a cache of stolen documents it was going to release. In fact, Donald Trump Jr. found out a day after the documents were released to the public. This is not a time to be touting inaccurate news stories.
Riots and disruptions continue in Jerusalem as a result of President Trump’s recognition of that city as the “capital” of Israel. Arab leaders have called for a “day of rage” to show their displeasure.
The California wildfires(all six), centered around Ventura Country, north of Los Angeles, are slowly coming under control, but today will be challenging with high winds expected. Over 143,000 acres and 400 buildings have burned. The fire is 15% contained.
Bitcoin, the semi-mysterious digital currency, is at $15,675. Will it go up again or go down precipitously before year’s end?
President Trump is in the Florida panhandle, campaigning for Roy Moore in Alabama. Moore, a contentious candidate who has been accused of inappropriate sexual behavior by multiple women, is a Republican running for the Senate seat vacated by Jeff Sessions, who left the Senate to become Attorney General.
The Daily Grope: Actor Dustin Hoffman has been accused of inappropriate behavior and harassment by Kathryn Rossetter, an actress who stars with him in the Broadway revival of “Death of a Salesman”. Also, Arizona representative Trent Franks, a “staunch conservative” has resigned from Congress, effective immediately, after it was disclosed that he offered one of his staffers $5.0 million to act as a surrogate mother for his children.
Today is National Pastry Day. Notice how the closer we get to Christmas, the more the National Days feature holiday type foods?
We have 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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