The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. 9/11 Anniversary, Saturn Swan Song and Mediation, Interrupted

    The Week Ahead: Today Americans Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys will face off in the U.S. Open tennis final in New York, followed by the men’s final Sunday. The New York City Fire Department is expected to announce 32 more deaths from illnesses related to the 9/11 attacks, as Americans mark Monday’s 16th anniversary. And nearly two decades after its launch, NASA’s Cassini space probe will end its mission by plunging into Saturn’s upper atmosphere Friday.

    Know This: After U.S. President Donald Trump’s phone calls to mediate between feuding Qatar and Saudi Arabia, the nations’ leaders spoke to each other before ending the call abruptly amid angry finger-pointing. The U.S. dollar has hit a 33-month low amid hurricane and North Korea fears. And Israel’s attorney general has said he’s considering putting the country’s first lady on trial for lavish public spending on catering.

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