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Good morning, it’s Friday, 12 January 2018 and this is an abbreviated Morning Edition of The Nightshift .
Welcome to 2018.
S**T Storm. The President has been accused of using less-than-complimentary language when discussing immigration policy in a White House meeting. The President is now denying that he used the word/language, but the story allegedly came from someone at the meeting. Oh my.
Perhaps the greatest wildcatter, legendary oilman T. Boone Pickens is shutting down his energy trading hedge fund. Pickens is 89 years old and said that declining health and disappointing returns in energy trading were the reasons to scale back. Pickens will do his future investing through a “family office” style operation. His presence and common sense in investments will be missed.
Check out the latest in tech trends with our link to C-Net’s CES 2018 coverage.
Or, get another take on the CES with some curated selections from our friends at Wired magazine.
Today is National Pharmacists Day. Say thank you to the people who look after your meds.
What we’re listening to in the Media Bunker: The First Day compilation on Spotify.
The front pages (and sometimes more) of the world’s great English language newspapers are linked below.
Please check out the CNN “text news” site, which is much faster than their full multi-media site. It’s below at the end of the links.
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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