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Morning Brief: August 26

Morning Brief: August 26  (Photo: Jean-Christophe BENOIST, Wikimedia Commons

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Bryant Park is, of course, a beautiful piece of Midtown Manhattan real estate--but it's also a forum for many different events during long summer days. And today's got some interesting ones. You can start off with boot camp in the morning, or perhaps do something a little bit more out there, like juggling in the afternoon. 
 
NEED TO KNOW
 
European Refugee Crisis Worsens  [Washington Post]
 
Stocks Still Shaky in US  [Wall Street Journal]
 
New Jersey Settlement with ExxonMobil Approved  [New York Times]
 
Prosecutors Rebuff Menendez's Attempts to Dismiss Charges  [New York Times]
 
Woman from Iconic 9/11 Photo Dies  [NY Daily News]
 
WEATHER
 
Clear skies and highs of 85 degrees.
 
SPORTS
 
Yesterday
 
Yankees fell to the Astros, 15-1
 
Mets beat Phillies, 6-5
 
Today
 
Yankees play Astros at 1:05
 
Mets play the Phillies at 7:05
 
ON STAGE TONIGHT
 
The J. Geils Band with Ian Hunter And The Rant Band @ the Beacon Theatre
 
Eric Burdon And The Animals and The Edgar Winter Band @ the Ridgefield Playhouse
 
Joseph Arthur and Angela McCluskey With Paul Cantelon @ City Winery
 
Alessia Cara (with Sebastian Kole and Craig Stickland) @ the Bowery Ballroom
 
AC/DC @ MetLife Stadium
 
TODAY IN HISTORY
 
Today in 1920, the 19th Amendment to the Constitution is passed, granting women the right to vote.