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Morning Brief: November 15th

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President Elect Donald Trump is continuing to make choices for his new Cabinet and Administration, and new evidence shows Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani and Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions are being considered for key roles in the Trump Presidency.  [NY Times]

 

NEED TO KNOW

Putin and Trump Talk on Phone and Agree to Improve Ties, Kremlin Says [NY Times]

150 agents deployed to Texas border [CNN]

New Yorkers Told Not to Fear ISIS Attack at Thanksgiving Day Parade: NYPD [DNA Info]

PBS anchor Gwen Ifill dies at 61 [Daily News]

Mayor de Blasio, Seeking Re-election, Secures Backing of 2 Unions [NY Times]

 

WEATHER: Rainy day today, with a high of 53 degrees

 

ON STAGE TONIGHT:  

ATMOSPHERE: FRESHWATER FLY FISHER...WEBSTER HALL

HISS GOLDEN MESSENGER, TIFT MERRITT MUSIC HALL OF WILLIAMSBURG

BROOKLYN BREWERY PRESENTS:ELEANOR FRIEDBERGER & MARTIN COURTNEY UNION POOL

TROYE SIVAN TERMINAL 5

JOHNNY MARR THE GRAMERCY THEATRE

CHRIS ISAAK STATE THEATRE

CHOIR! CHOIR! CHOIR! EPIC! NIGHTS! THE HALL AT MP

BENEFIT FOR STEPHEN SABAN MARLIN ROOM AT WEBSTER HALL

RICHARD BARONE: SORROWS & PROMISES JOE'S PUB

AARON LEWIS BEACON THEATRE

 

TODAY IN HISTORY: 1946- House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC) interrogates astronomer Harlow Shapley

 

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