Queens’ Morning Roundup


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Headlines from around the web.

TODAY’S FORECAST

Monday: Partly cloudy. High of 52. Winds from the West at 10 to 15 mph. Monday night :Overcast with a chance of rain. Low of 39. Breezy. Winds from the SW at 10 to 20 mph shifting to the WNW after midnight. Chance of rain 50%.

EVENT OF THE DAY: Working Life in Meiji Japan 1868-1912

The Resobox Gallery in Long Island City presents Working Life in Meiji Japan 1868-1912, an exhibition of 19th century hand-colored photographs of Japanese entrepreneurial class culture from The Burns Archive. The exhibit’s images feature the best of Japanese photographs that were made to show the perceived exotic nature of Japan to the West. The exhibit is on display through December 5. Click here for more info or to submit an event of your own

Ousted stop-frisk judge’s lawyer slams NYC motion

A lawyer for the federal judge removed from cases concerning the New York Police Department’s stop-and-frisk policy said Sunday that the city’s attempt to have her orders vacated is bringing “character assassination into the judicial process.” Read more: NBC New York

Reading, writing textbooks recommended by Department of Education are ‘loaded with errors’: teachers

Teachers across the city are reporting problems with the new reading and writing textbooks recommended by the Department of Education. Read more: New York Daily News 

Bryant Park shooting suspect facing arraignment

The 16-year-old suspect in the double shooting in Bryant Park over the weekend is expected to be arraigned Monday. Read more: ABC New York

Today’s PG-13 movies more violent than 1980′s ‘R’ films: study

Modern-day PG-13 movies, such as “The Hunger Games” and “The Avengers,” are more violent than 1980s-era R-rated movies like “The Untouchables,” according to a new study. Read more: NBC New York

Typhoon-hit victims in Philippines plead for aid

Typhoon-ravaged Philippine islands faced an unimaginably huge relief effort that had barely begun Monday, as bloated bodies lay uncollected and uncounted in the streets and survivors pleaded for food, water and medicine. Read more: AP