Queens’ Morning Roundup

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Headlines from around the web.


Thursday: Overcast. High of 48. Winds from the East at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the South in the afternoon. Thursday night: Overcast. Low of 45. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 10 mph.

EVENT OF THE DAY: CabaNOIR: The 15th Annual Cabaret For Charity

Come to St. John’s University Little Theatre for a fabulous night of music and dancing set in the classic era of film noir. It’s cops versus gangsters “Under Pressure” in this tale that you won’t soon forget and would be “Crazy” to miss! The Cabaret is an annual production of the St. John’s University Chappell Players Theatre Group. All proceeds go to the St. John’s Bread and Life Program in their tireless efforts against poverty and hunger in the five boroughs of New York City. Thursday, November 21, – Saturday, November 23. Click here for more info or to submit an event of your own

Police arrest Flushing attempted rape suspect

Cops have arrested a man and charged him with the attempted rape of a woman in Flushing, said police. Read more: The Queens Courier

De Blasio meets with Bratton, Banks, Pineiro

Bill Bratton, who served as New York’s police commissioner from 1994 to 1996, met at length yesterday with Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio. Read more: Fox New York

NYC council members make their pitches to be next speaker

The race is on to succeed Christine Quinn as the New York City Council speaker. Read more: CBS New York/AP

Toll hikes kicking in over Thanksgiving weekend

The Port Authority will be stuffing its coffers with holiday travelers’ cash. Read more: New York Post

President Obama presents freedom medals to Clinton, others

President Barack Obama bestowed the Presidential Medal of Freedom on former President Bill Clinton and a dozen other prominent Americans 50 years after the death of the award’s founder, President John F. Kennedy. Read more: AP