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Morning Brief: December 7

[Photo; Andrew Seaman, flickr]

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 New York City is asking the federal government to reimburt the cost of security for president-elect Donald Trump at his New York home and offices. From now until the time of Trump's inauguration, security costs would reach $35 million. In November, it was reported that Trump wanted to split his time as president between Washington D.C. and New York City. Mayor Bill de Blasio says New York City police officers are already working over time to secure the area surrounding Trump Tower, where Trump and his family live. [full story]

NEED TO KNOW

Angela Merkel Calls for ban on Full-Face Veils in Germany (NY Times)

Trump Fires Advisor's son From Transition for Spreading Fake News (NY Times

Both Feeling Threatened, American Muslims and Jews Join Hands (NY Times)

Cuomo: Trump won Election Because Democrats Ignored the Middle Class (NY Daily News)

Carl Heastie Chosen for Another Term as Assembly Speaker (NY Daily News)

WEATHER

Cloudy, 47/36 [full report]

ON STAGE TONIGHT

 Bon Iver @ Pioneer Works

 Andy Shauf @ Rough Trade NYC
 
 Marc Broussard @ City Winery
 
 Celtic Women @ State Theatre New Jersey
 
 Chick Corea @ Blue Note New York

TODAY IN HISTORY

On this day in 1787, Delaware became the first state to ratify the United Stated Constitution. 

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