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Morning Brief: May 23

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Tomorrow people will have the opportunity to sample different types of alcoholic beverages at the Taste New York event. Taking place in Battery Park, the event will offer drinks from the different regions of New York. [Read More]

NEED TO KNOW

Trump asked intelligence chiefs to push back against FBI collusion probe after Comey revealed its existence [The Washington Post]

19 Killed in 'Appalling Suicide Attack' After Ariana Grande Concert in U.K. [NBC]

Trump close to choosing outside counsel for Russia investigation [The Washington Post]

Michael Flynn Misled Pentagon About His Russia Ties, Letter Says [NY Times]

Trump Comes to Israel Citing a Palestinian Deal as Crucial [NY Times]

SPORTS

YESTERDAY

The Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2.

TODAY

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

The Mets face the San Diego Padres at 7:10 PM.

WEATHER

Cloudy, with a high of 69. [Full Forecast]

ON STAGE TONIGHT

THE AFGHAN WHIGS WITH THE BUDOS BAND @ THE APOLLO THEATER

THE SECRET SISTERS @ MERCURY LOUNGE

FLOGGING MOLLY WITH THE WHITE BUFFALO @ IRVING PLAZA

VANCOUVER SLEEP CLINIC @ BABY’S ALL RIGHT

STANTON MOORE @ THE BLUE NOTE

WFUV PRESENTS: ANIMAL COLLECTIVE @ BROOKLYN STEEL

TODAY IN HISTORY

On this day in 1934, police killed the notorious criminals Bonnie and Clyde. Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow were shot to death by state police in Louisiana.

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