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Morning Brief: May, 19

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Fox News released a poll that shows the race for the White House between the presidential candidates is still too close to predict a winner. Currently, Republican candidate Donald Trump only has a 3-point lead over Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. Trump is supported by 45 percent of voters, while Clinton is supported 42 percent. But the poll also states that Sanders leads Trump 46 to 42. [full story

NEED TO KNOW

EgyptAir Plane Disappears Over Mediterranean, Airline Says [full story]

Donald Trump Releases List of Possible Supreme Court Picks [full story]

New York’s ObamaCare Firms Eye Big Rate Hike [full story]

NYU Department Head Told Top Malaria Researcher ‘Women Don’t Belong in Science’: Lawsuit [full story]

Former NYC Train Operator Faces up to six Years in Prison for Posing as Accountant [full story]

SPORTS

The New York Yankees beat the Arizona Diamondbacks, 4-2

The Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets, 7-1

TODAY

The New York Yankees at Oakland, 10:05

The New York Mets host the Washington Nationals, 7:10

WEATHER

Cloudy, 72/54 [full report]

ON STAGE TONIGHT

 WFUV Presents: Chris Isaak @ Wellmont Theatre

 The Milk Carton Kids @ Troy Music Hall

 Wolf Parade @ Bowery Ballroom

 Adia Victoria @ Mercury Lounge

 Edwin McCain Trio @ B.B. King Blues Club & Grill

TODAY IN HISTORY

On this day in 1971, Mars 2 was launched into space by the Soviet Union

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