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Morning Brief: May, 15

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According to the NY Daily News, Sergeants Benevolent Association President Ed Mullins is calling on New York City Police Commissioner Bill Bratton to step down. The news outlet reports that Mullins says Bratton has "stayed too long and it's time to go." Mullins believes lower-level cops are being mistreated compared to higher-level cops. [Full Story]

NEED TO KNOW

Dying Infants and no Medicine: Inside Venezuela's Failing Hospitals [NY Times]

Al Qaeda Turns to Syria, With a Plan to Challenge ISIS [NY Times]

Obama Swipes at Trump but Doesn't Name Him, in Speech at Rutgers [NY Times]
 
Hundreds Race up for One World Trade Center Stairs to Raise Money for Tunnels to Towers 9/11 Charity [NY Times]
 
The Story Behind the Floating Hats Inside the 23rd Street Subway Station [NY Daily News]
 
SPORTS
The New York Yankees beat the Chicago White Socks, 7-2
 
TOMORROW
The New York Yankees @ Phoenix, 9:40
 
WEATHER
Mostly Sunny/Windy, 67/51 [full forecast]
 
ON STAGE TONIGHT
 WFUV Presents: Cage the Elephant with Portugal The Man @ Central Park SummerStage
 
 Mac DeMarco & King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard
 
 Woody Allen @ Café Carlyle
 
 Quiet Hollers @ The Saint
 
TODAY IN HISTORY
In 1929, the first Academy Awards were awarded in Hollywood.
 
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