Morning Brief: May 29
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Happy Memorial Day!
This three-day weekend marks the unofficial beginning of summer for most, with pools opening and barbecues heating up. But for many servicemen and women, the holiday continues to prove challenging.
NEED TO KNOW
North Korea fires missile that lands in sea between Korea and Japan [NY Times]
Jared Kushnr's alleged discussions with Russian ambassador could be illegal [Politico]
The White House says President Trump's first international trip in office was a success [NPR]
Advocates hope to legalize electric bikes in NYC by the end of this year [Daily News]
Merkel says Europe cannot "completely" rely on US anymore [CNN]
Yankees beat Oakland 9-5.
Mets beat Pittsburgh 7-2.
Yankees head to Baltimore to play the Orioles @ 1:05.
Mets host the Brewers @ 4:05.
High chance of rain throughout the day. High of 62.
ON STAGE TONIGHT
Jim Campilongo @ Rockwood Music Hall
Jon Paris @ B-B King Blues Club
Reverend Vince Anderson @ Union Pool
Bruce Hornsby and the Noicemakers @ City Winery
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