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Morning Brief: August 18th

by Kris Venezia
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What you need to know for August 18!

Weather

Today, mostly sunny with a high of 81, and tonight, mostly clear with a low of 65. [Full Forecast]

Need to Know

Ferguson, Missouri, curfew extended to 2nd day as unrest continues. [USA Today]

US uses bombers as air strikes support Kurdish attack on key Iraq dam. [The Guardian]

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said his trip to Israel does not mean he will be running for president in 2016. [Newsday]

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer says officials are mismanaging tree trimming. [amNY]

Sports

The New York Mets host the Chicago Cubs at 12:10.

On Stage Tonight

• Jill Sobule and friends Ethel, Richard Barone and Fred Hersch @ City Winery
 
• Angela McCluskey And Paul Cantelon @ Rockwood Music Hall
 
Today in History
 
In 1920, the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratied, guaranteeing woman's sufferage. 

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