The Top 5 Things You Need To Know Today - 6/11/18

posted by Mark Wainwright -


1)

THEY'RE SUMMITTING IN SINGAPORE. SO FAR, SO GOOD...

President Trump and Kim Jong-un will meet at last on Tuesday (late evening Monday our time). Guarded optimism all around, but POTUS and State Department insist "full de-nuclearization" means exactly what it says, or no deal.

2)

THEY WERE SUMMITTING IN CANADA, AND... YIKES!

The G7 Summit climaxed with a stare-down between between POTUS and Germany's Angela Merkel, and it went downhill from there, with Canada's PM Trudeau getting flamed on the President's Twitter. And these folks are supposed to be our friends?

3)

THE FEDS CUT STEVEN AIELLO SOME SLACK. A LITTLE.

Cor Development exec won't be charged with lying to Feds, although he's still facing other charges related to the bid-rigging case again SUNY Poly CEO Alain Kaloyeros. The Kaloyeros trial starts next week. This fiasco is a long way from over.

4)

SYRACUSE "INDEFINITELY SUSPENDS" 15 THETA TAU FRAT BRATS

That's according to their lawyer, who also says there's no assurance they'll ever be readmitted to the University. This is all fallout from those offensive and obnoxious videos that surfaced a while back.

5)

ANOTHER TRIPLE CROWN WINNER IN SATURDAY'S BELMONT STAKES

Justify, ridden by Mike Smith and trained by Bob Baffert, remains undefeated. Will Baffert and Justify's owners retire him or run him at Saratoga? Lots of folks want to see Justify in The Travers, but a lot could go wrong...


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