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Good morning, it’s Friday, 26 January 2018 and this is the Morning Edition of The Nightshift.
Welcome to 2018.
The Nightshift is moving to a more streamlined format to accommodate a slate of new Media Bunker projects.
The New York Times has reported that President Trump wanted to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller last June, but backed down when the White House counsel threatened to resign. Mueller is still in place and his investigation is gathering momentum. At the time of publishing of today’s edition of The Nightshift, Trump had yet to give his speech at Davos.
The U.S. Olympics Committee has told the entire board of U.S. Gymnastics, the governing body for the sport, to resign within six days or “else”. The demand for resignations is in response to the problems created by disgraced Dr. Larry Nasser, who was accused and convicted of extremely inappropriate behavior with the women’s U.S. Gymnastic Team members.
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The finals for the Australian Open are set: Simona Halep vs. Caroline Wozniaki for the women’s singles title and Marin Cilic vs. Roger Federer for the men’s championship.
Today is National Spouses Day. It is advised that you do something very, very nice for your spouse today.
The Detroit Auto Show has unveiled a host of new vehicles–most of them SUVs–in a show that has been heralded as one of the last celebrations of the automobile culture as we know it.
What we’re listening to in the Media Bunker: The First Day compilation on Spotify, curated by our music editor/producer/consultant DJ Tschugge.
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.
A new link to the Boston Globe newspaper has been added.
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 Boston Globe (Boston)
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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