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Good Morning, it’s Sunday, 11 March 2018 and this is the Morning Edition of The Nightshift.
China’s President Xi Jinping has reset the legislative and procedural table in China to allow him to stay in power indefinitely, i.e. for life. Not necessarily a good thing for a country that needs to continue to evolve to handle its’ growth and wealth.
The NCAA will announce the teams invited to play in their National Championship Collegiate basketball tournament today. Known as “March Madness”, sixty four teams will be selected; the teams will play in four different divisions. The NCAA basketball tournament is the most popular event in college sports.
In other sports news, Tiger Woods is in the hunt for the Valspar golf championship being held in Florida. Woods is just one stroke off the lead going into the final round.
Today is the start of Daylight Savings Time. Set your clocks ahead one hour, if you haven’t already.
What We’re Listening to in the Media Bunker: The March Playlist, compiled by music editor/music correspondent DJ Tschugge. The Nightshift is the only news site that provides you with music to get and keep you moving. And remember–we add new music every day.
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. We have added the English language feed of Agence France-Presse to the news index along with the McClatchy DC News Bureau.
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
McClatchy DC Bureau
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