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Morning Brief: May 22

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If you’re a thrill-seeker, you don’t have to go far for an adrenaline rush. Next week, you can go zip-lining and rock-climbing at Governor’s Island. On May 27th Adventures at Governor’s Island, the island’s newest attraction, opens to the public. [Read More]  

NEED TO KNOW

Trump to propose big cuts to safety-net in new budget, slashing Medicaid and opening door to other limits [The Washington Post]

North Korea confirms 'successful' new ballistic missile test [BBC]

Governor Cuomo Asks President Trump For Help With 'Deplorable' Penn Station [WNYC]

White House defends Trump's Saudi speech as 'tough' [The Hill]

Protesting Students Walk Out On Pence's Address At Notre Dame [NPR]

SPORTS

YESTERDAY

The Yankees beat the Tampa Rays 3-2.

The Mets lost to the Los Angeles Angels 12-5.

TODAY

The Yankees take on the Kansas City Royals at 7:05 PM.

WEATHER

Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high of 63. [Full Forecast]

ON STAGE TONIGHT

HINDS @ MUSIC HALL OF WILLIAMSBURG

WHITEHORSE @ MERCURY LOUNGE

DELTA RAE @ BOWERY BALLROOM

JON PARIS @ B-B KING BLUES CLUB

THE JEWBADOURS @ THE BELL HOUSE

REVEREND VINCE ANDERSON @ UNION POOL

MARIAN HILL @ BROOKLYN STEEL 

TODAY IN HISTORY
On this day in 1859, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle famously created the world’s only “Consulting Detective,” Sherlock Holmes.

 

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