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Metro6: Omar Sy speaks; City Hall 'sexism' war; murder at the movies

Cat stops subway, Mets and Yanks, and Matt Prigge reviews Paper Towns.

Mayor Bill de Blasio is being blasted by the council speaker for racism, sexism.Reuters

Good morning, @metronewyork. Sad, sad news today, after last night's movie theater shooting in Louisiana. That story -- and more -- in the Metro6.

CAT STOPS (TRAIN) TRAFFIC
If you were delayed on the A, C and E lines Wednesday night, don't blame theMTA(this time).A cat, apparently named George, who decided to explorethe uptown local tracks at Canal Street led to 52 service changes for83 trains on the A, B, C, D, E and F lines during the Wednesday rush. Whoa.

MURDER AT THE MOVIES
Three are dead and at least nine injured in Louisiana theater shooting rampage during Amy Schumer's 'Trainwreck.' Schumer tweeted her grief.

CITY HALL WAR. BA-BOOM!
The Uber deal was hers, not Mayor Bill de Blasio's, and his taking credit for it smacks of sexism and racism, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito has charged.

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METS, YANKEES
This weekend the Yankees visit the Twins while the Mets host the NL West-leading Dodgers. This will be the last weekend of games before the trade deadline, and both teams could stand to make a move to fortify their roster before the end of the month.

PAPER TOWNS REVIEW
Metro's Matt Prigge (@mattprigge) reviews'Paper Towns', which stars Matt Wolff and modelCara Delevingne. He said itoffers the kids good — and not good —messages. Click to read his review.

MEET OMAR SY
OmarSy is one of the world's biggest stars. His "The Intouchables" is the highest grossing French film in history; he talks about his new immigration drama "Samba," working his way into Hollywood and how an American remake of his big hit would need to be reworked.

John A. Oswald is editor-at-large at Metro and can be found on Twitter@nyc_oz.
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