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Morning Brief: July 21st

Trappist-1

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Scientists think they may have found three potentially habitable exoplanets around a nearby star named Trappist-1. All of the planets are similar in size to Earth, but only two of them are rocky like Earth. [Full Story]

 

NEED TO KNOW

Theresa May meets with Angela Merkel to talk Brexit [CNN]

Ted Cruz does not endorse Donald Trump at RNC [CNN]

Governor Cuomo extends Worker Exploitation Task Force [NY Daily News]

Staten Island Ferry shuts off power outlets to stop people from fighting over them [NY Times]

Authorities raid Bed-Stuy shops accused of supplying synthetic marijuana [CBS]

 

SPORTS

The Yankees finish their series against the Orioles at 1:05 PM.

The Mets travel to Florida to take on the Marlins at 7:05 PM.

 

WEATHER

Sunny, 90/73. [Full Forecast]

 

ON STAGE TONIGHT

  • Broken Social Scene @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
  • Super Furry Animals @ Webster Hall
  • Billy Ocean @ Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island
  • Marissa Nadler @ The Bowery Ballroom

 

THIS DAY IN HISTORY

Five years ago today, NASA's space shuttle program comes to an end with the landing of Space Shuttle Atlantis.

 

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