Morning Links: International Criticism Mounts Against Israel, Hurricane Season Begins, Quit Facebook Actually "Update Your Status" Day
• Israel is holding more than 600 activists from the Gaza convoy, and international criticism of the country is mounting, with the UN condemning the acts that on Monday killed 9 civilians -- many of them Turks, a country that had once been a friend of Israel -- aboard the flotilla that had been transporting aid to Gaza.
• It's the first day of hurricane season, and tropical storm Agatha has caused the deaths of at least 73 people in Guatemala.
• Officials are reporting that al Qaeda's No. 3 -- Mustafa Ahmed Muhammad Uthman Abu al-Yazid, known as Shaikh Sa'id al-Masri and Mustafa Abu al-Yazid -- has been killed.
• Coney Island had its first stabbing of the summer, just outside of the new Luna Park, when two teens got into a dispute on Monday. Meanwhile, a park spokesman reports projections were far exceeded for the opening weekend.
• Jersey just wants everybody to know, that stadium where everyone is going to freeze watching Super Bowl 2014? Yeah, it's in New Jersey, not New York. Senator Frank Lautenberg wrote a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell asking him "to ensure that the NFL appropriately describes the site of the game as 'New Jersey/New York' and not simply 'New York.''' Credit where credit is due!
• Ted Koppel's son Andrew was found dead in a Washington Heights apartment Monday morning after a day of drinking. He was 40.
• Bikers have a new left-turn lane on Bowery.
• Hardly anyone actually quit Facebook on Quit Facebook Day.
• Are we about to embark on another "Summer of Death"? Watch and wait.
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