The Nightshift: 21 December 2017

Press Clippings:
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Good Morning, it’s Thursday, 21 December 2017, and this is the Morning edition of The Nightshift, the World’s Daily News Source.
The Republican administration is on the verge of  their first major legislative win as the tax reform bill has passed through Congress. Now comes the reckoning: will the electorate see the bill as good and fair or preferential for the rich? By this time next year, after the 2018 elections, we shall know.
Wofford College beat the University of North Carolina (ranked number 5) by the score of 79 to 75. Embarrassing loss for the Heels, but it won’t mean much when the serious business of ACC play and the tournament rolls around–unless there are a lot more losses like this one.
Today is the Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year.  Optimists will note that every day from this one forward is longer. Cheer up. The dark days of winter are soon behind you.
The CNN “text news” site, which is much faster than their full multi-media site,  is below at the end of the links.
Stay safe, stay dry, and help one other person today. Merry Christmas and, in keeping with that spirit, our annual Christmas playlist is now on Spotify, thanks to our friends at the world’s largest streaming service. Use this link: http://sptfy.com/12dC . Turn it on and turn it up.
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)
Sputnik (Moscow)
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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