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Tensions Mount Further Between de Blasio, Police Union

PBA head Patrick Lynch accused de Blasio of throwing police officers "under the bus."
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is delivering the latest volley in his ongoing battle with the city's police union leaders.
 
He dismissed their ability to speak for their rank-and-file members during an appearance Tuesday on the daytime talk show "The View."

Morning Brief: October 20

An Opera Opening with Protection

The controversial opera “The Death of Klinghoffer” will open tonight at the Metropolitan Opera after months of protests and threats. The opera is about the 1985 hijacking of a passenger liner and some, including the daughters of deceased real-life subject Leon Klinghoffer—claim it’s anti-semitic. The Post reports that the NYPD—both in uniform and plainclothes—will have a heavy presence at Lincoln Center to keep things running smoothly.

Morning Brief: September 8

Apples, fresh and rotten

Consumer tech-giant Apple is all set to launch the latest iPhone on Tuesday in Cupertino, California. Rumor has it they may drop a new “smart watch” as well. But while some techies are going wild following the rumor mill, most people seem to not even be able to tell the difference. Like in 2012 when Jimmy Kimmel Live tested people on the street about the “new” iPhone they were holding.  

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