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Good morning, it’s Saturday, 27 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.
Caroline Wozniaki has finally won a Major, taking the Australian Open women’s single title by beating Simona Halep, 7-6, 3-6, 6-4. Next up: Roger Federer vs. Marin Cilic for the Men’s Singles Championship. Tip: Bet on Federer. He’s the best big match player in history.
Paris has flooded. The Seine has overflowed its bank due to large and unrelenting rainstorms. There is more rain on the way. This is the second time in two years, and French authorities are worried about the pattern and the theory that it might be linked to global warming.
The Daily Grope: Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn, one of the very best in a very tough business, has been accused of sexual misconduct in an in-depth report initially published by the Wall St. Journal. The publication had over 100 different sources for the story. Wynn, who has donated millions to candidates of both parties, is currently the chairman for the Republican National Committee’s finance committee. He has denied the allegations. And the fallout from the U.S. A. Gymnastics scandal continues, as Michigan State is now being accused of “enabling” the behavior of Dr. Larry Nasser, the gymnastics team doctor who was sentenced to 40-to 175 years in prison for sexual misconduct. Nasser was an employee at Michigan State. It’s ugly and it’s getting uglier….
Boeing lost a huge case against Bombardier, a Canadian passenger jet manufacturer, when an over 200% tariff on Bombardier jets was ruled out.
Today is National Chocolate Cake. Bet you know how to bake a chocolate cake. If not, today’s a very good day to learn.
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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