Queens’ Morning Roundup

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Headlines from around the web.
Headlines from around the web.

TODAY’S FORECAST

Monday: A mix of clouds and sun during the morning will give way to cloudy skies this afternoon. High around 50. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph. Monday night: Cloudy skies. Low 42. Winds SSW at 10 to 20 mph.

EVENT OF THE DAY: Oratorio Society of Queens Auditions

Experience the joy of choral singing. Reservations are required, call 718.279.3006. Temple Beth Sholom, 171-39 Northern Blvd., Flushing, 7:45 p.m., www.queensoratorio.org.

Rail agency developing train camera rule: senators

A federal rail safety agency plans to propose a rule that might require the installation of video cameras aboard trains to monitor drivers and record accidents or unsafe behavior, according to two U.S. senators who have pushed for the change. Read more: NBC New York

Bill de Blasio backing Mike’s fights in court

Mayor de Blasio is tossing his “tale of two cities’’ mantra out the window this week, as his Law Department begins defending two hallmarks of the Bloomberg legacy in court. Read more: New York Post

Stringer targets rich with bid to close tax hole

Scott Stringer, the Big Apple’s new comptroller, is ready to take another tax bite out of the city’s wealthiest business leaders. Read more: New York Post

Jewish groups gather to memorialize Ariel Sharon

Israelis from all walks of life are paying their final respects to Ariel Sharon. Read more: CBS New York/AP

Globes leader ‘American Hustle’ gets Oscar boost

The Golden Globes are typically Hollywood’s bawdiest awards show – “a wonderful mess,” said co-host Tina Fey of this year’s bash. But in the end, after all the boozy banter – some of it bleeped for broadcast – the 1970s corruption tale “American Hustle” got a very serious push toward Oscar glory, picking up three major awards. Read more: AP