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Morning Brief: January 9

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"La La Land" was the big winner last night at the Golden Globes, taking home a record seven awards, including best Best Musical or Comedy. "Moonlight" only got one last night, but it was a big one, Best Drama. And Meryl Streep denounced Trump in her acceptance speech, calling him a bully and urging people to support the Committee to Protect Journalists. Trump has already dismissed Streep as "a Hillary lover."

NEED TO KNOW

Airstrikes by Russia Buttress Turkey in Battle vs. ISIS [New York Times]

Trump Confidants Serving as Presidential Advisers Could Face Tangle of Potential Conflicts [Washington Post]

System-Wide Underground MTA Wi-Fi, Cell Service to Start Monday [CBS New York]

NYPD to Increase Oversight of Homeless Shelter Security, Officials Say [DNAinfo]

Cuomo to Propose Bill the Clamps Down on Wage Theft from Out-of-State Companies [NY Daily News]

SPORTS

WEEKEND

The Giants fell to the Packers 38-13.

The Nets lost to the Cavaliers 116-108 Friday and lost to the 76ers 105-95 yesterday.

The Knicks beat the Bucks Friday 116-111, but lost to the Pacers 123-109 Saturday.

The Rangers topped the Blue Jackets 5-4 Saturday.

The Islanders fell to the Avalanche 2-1 Friday and to the Coyotes by the same score Saturday.

The Devils were beaten by the Maple Leafs 4-2 Friday and the Oilers 2-1 Saturday.

TODAY

The Knicks host the Pelicans at 7:30.

The Devils face the Panthers at 7.

WEATHER

Mostly cloudy and cold, the clearing up for overnight, 27/21 [Full Forecast]

TODAY IN HISTORY

On this day in 1776, Thomas Paine published Common Sense.

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