The Top 5 Things You Need To Know Today - 6/8/1018


1)

IF THIS IS A WARM-UP FOR THE SINGAPORE SUMMIT, LOOK OUT!

Just ahead of the G7 Summit, President Trump is blasting the French President and the Canadian PM on Twitter. Aren't these French-speaking guys our friendsOuch!

2)

THE WASHINGTON CAPITALS DID IT, AND IT ONLY TOOK 44 YEARS!

Four decades of frustration, disappointment, and some truly awful hockey (especially in the early days) ended when the Caps beat the Vegas Golden Knights last night to win the Stanley Cup. I honestly thought I would not see this in my lifetime. 

3)

WILL THERE BE ANOTHER TRIPLE CROWN WINNER THIS YEAR? MAYBE...

Justify and Hall-of-Fame jockey Mike Smith will go for it Saturday, but the Belmont Stakes has shattered many dreams before. That's why the race is called "The Test of Champions." Can Justify pass the test over nine other horses?

4)

THE FOLKS RUNNING THE AMPHITHEATER FIXED A BUNCH OF THINGS...

...so the poor logistics that plagued the Dave Matthews Band concert the other night --traffic, parking, and shuttles that didn't shuttle -- were largely absent for Kenny Chesney fans. Some glitches, yes, but nothing like the earlier train wreck.

5)

IN THE WAKE OF KATE SPADE'S DEATH, YET ANOTHER CELEBRITY SUICIDE

This time, it was the famous chef and TV personality Anthony Bourdain, found dead in his hotel room. He was 61. Coincidence, or does this hint at  an even bigger problem?



 


Meanwhile, there are countless hockey fans who thought they would never see this:


 

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