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Thursday December 7, Our World in Pictures

RUSSIA — Putin Slated to Win Fourth Term: Visitors look at paintings of Russian president Vladimir Putin at the "SUPERPUTIN" exhibition at the UMAM museum in Moscow on Thursday. … Full Article

Legal and immigrant groups protest ICE officers in Brooklyn courts

Representatives of dozens of immigrant rights, legal and religious organizations rallied on the steps of Brooklyn Borough Hall on Thursday to demand that the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency remove its officers from New York State’s courts. … Full Article

Ho-ho-ho: Booze is banned on trains & in stations, MTA warns SantaCon NYC drunkards

The normally alcohol-friendly Long Island Railroad and Metro-North are battening down the hatches with an alcohol ban for this weekend’s debauched Christmas-themed pub crawl, SantaCon NYC. … Full Article

There’s lots of holiday happenings in Dyker Heights

Dyker Heights is famous the world over for the gigantic Christmas decorations gracing the front lawns of local homeowners and the crowds of tourists who flock to the neighborhood each December to the bright lights. … Full Article

Wednesday December 6, Our World in Pictures

JERUSALEM — President’s Plan Sparks Panic: The Old City is seen through a door shaped like the Star of David on Wednesday.  U.S. … Full Article

DOT to provide update on BQE reconstruction

The NYC Department of Transportation’s Division of Bridges will present an update on the upcoming Brooklyn-Queens Expressway rehab project at 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 11. … Full Article

Cobble Hill Association holds community forum with NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer

The Cobble Hill Association met with NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer, City Councilmember Brad Lander and state Assemblymember Jo Anne Simon at the Cobble Hill Health Center. On everyone’s mind at the Nov. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today December 6: Manafort's Brownstone Slapped With Stop Work Order

Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 48°, Night 37°, Slight Chance Showers then Mostly Sunny … Full Article

Tuesday December 5, Our World in Pictures

CZECH REPUBLIC — Battle Recreated: History enthusiasts dressed in regimental costumes take part in a re-enactment of Napoleon's famous battle of Austerlitz, celebrating its 212th anniversary near Slavkov u Brna on Saturday. … Full Article

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