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Good Afternoon, it’s Saturday, 17 February 2018, and this is the Late Afternoon Edition of The Nightshift…
Lindsey Vonn did not make the podium in the Women’s Super G. She now looks ahead to the Women’s Downhill, which will be staged–winds permitting–on Wednesday or Thursday of next week. Nathan Chen threw six quads at his long program and Adam Rippon skated a precise and controlled routine, but neither of them made the podium in the men’s skating program.
You can see the running medal count with this direct link.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller indicted 13 Russians for interfering with the 2016 Presidential election. President Trump’s response was to say “no collusion”. However, the bigger story is that Mueller’s indictment destroys the administration’s claim that Russian meddling was a “hoax”. Why isn’t the President of the United States upset about attempts to undermine our democracy?
Today is National Random Acts of Kindness Day. Do something good and unexpected, for someone who is not expecting it. That’s the way it works.
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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