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Good Morning, it’s Monday, 12 February 2018, and this is the Morning Edition of The Nightshift.
The Nightshift is moving to a more streamlined format to accommodate a slate of new Media Bunker projects.
The games are on in PyeonChang and America is doing well. Chloe Kim took the Gold in snowboard halfpipe and the U.S. Figure Skating Team took Bronze in the team figure skating competition. Congratulations to all the American athletes who made the team and are competing. Once again, high winds have postponed skiing, with the women’s Giant Slalom also delayed; earlier the men’s downhill was postponed. So far, we have yet to see American medal hopefuls Mikaela Shiffrin (slalom, GS) and Lindsey Vonn (GS, downhill) ski. Events are tentatively re-scheduled for Thursday but the weather is a big factor. You can see the running medal count with this direct link.
President Trump is taking cultural heat for his “tone deaf” position on the resignation of former White House staffer Rob Porter, who was forced out of the White House due to accusations of abuse by both of his ex-wives . That is background noise this week, however, because the Olympics are in progress.
Today is National Clean Out Your Computer Day. Find all those old and duplicate files and….delete them.
What we’re listening to in The Media Bunker: The Valentines 2018 playlist, compiled by our music editor/producer/DJ Tschugge.
The front pages (and sometimes more) of the world’s great English language newspapers are linked below. The International Headlines are all at your fingertips, below. As always, thanks for dropping by.
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 Local (Oslo)
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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