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Afternoon Buzz: Facebook blocks accounts ahead of midterm elections, Man wanted for sexually assaulting 13-year-old inside deli

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Tuesday, November 6

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• Don’t forget to vote today! Find your polling place here.

• Facebook blocked 115 potentially bogus accounts on Election Eve after a tip from federal authorities.

• A former Nazi has gone on to trial in German juvenile court because he was under 21 at the time he served as a concentration camp guard.

IN QUEENS
• Police are searching for a man who sexually assaulted a 13-year-old boy inside a deli.

• Amazon is reportedly trying to finalize plans to open its second headquarters in two locations, including LIC.

• An infant was found dead inside a home in Corona.

SUBWAY STATUS
• Downtown B,Q trains run at a slower speed in the area of 7 Av in Brooklyn.

Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

TRAFFIC
• 34 min – Queens Center Mall to Russos on the Bay on Woodhaven Blvd.

• 26 min - Little Neck Parkway to Hunters Point Ave. in LIC on the Long Island Expwy.

• 18 min – Coffeed in LIC to Citi Field on Northern Blvd.

• 30 min – LIC YMCA to Union Turnpike in Kew Gardens on Queens Blvd.

Visit https://www.511ny.org to keep track of traffic.

SCOREBOARD
• The Knicks (3-8) fell to the Chicago Bulls, 116-115, in overtime.

• The Islanders (8-4-2) lost to the Montreal Canadiens, 4-3.

• The Rangers (6-7-1) face the Montreal Canadiens tonight at 7 p.m.

• The Nets (4-6) face the Phoenix Suns tonight at 9 p.m.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are going to trial over custody of their children.

• Idris Elba has been named People’s ‘Sexiest Man Alive’ for 2018.

• Rebel Wilson has since apologized for claiming to be the first plus-size romantic comedy star.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• The Gifted (FOX, 8PM) – The Inner Circle prepares for a secret ambush, but Polaris is reluctant to join and Reeva tasks Esme with getting Polaris on board. Esme confides in Polaris, revealing her and her sisters’ troublesome past.

• Mayans M.C. (FX, 10PM) – The club has reason to celebrate, but big changes leave the future uncertain.

• The Purge (USA, 10PM) – Penelope takes charge. Miguel and Pete grapple with an unexpected enemy.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: Cloverfield – A group of friends venture deep into the streets of New York on a rescue mission during a rampaging monster attack.

• HULU: Ocean’s Twelve – Daniel Ocean recruits one more team member so he can pull off three major European heists in this sequel to Ocean’s 11.

• AMAZON PRIME: The Adventures of Tintin – Intrepid reporter Tintin and Captain Haddock set off on a treasure hunt for a sunken ship commanded by Haddock’s ancestor.

TECHNOLOGY
• Google Chrome version 71 will now block all ads on websites thatdisplay too many pop-ups.

• Check out these deals on Amazon gadgets including wireless chargers, Bluetooth earbuds, and LED light strips.

• Amazon Echo and Google Home devices reportedly will not be able to make 911 emergency phone calls.

#TRENDINGNY
• #ElectionDay

• Ameer Abdullah

• Red Star

• Monaco

• #StrangerThingsDay

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Kew Gardens – 2BR in Hyde Park Apartments w/ low maintenance of $888 includes all utilities.  Renovated EIK & bath, 5 closets & large walk-in closet, 24 hr security, on-site laundry & storage facility.  Windows in every room. Asking $299,000. Sotheby’s International Real Estate

• For Rent – Glendale – Bright And Beautiful Two Bedroom Apartment Features Spacious Rooms, Brand New Kitchen, And Deck For Enjoying Nice Weather! Great Glendale/Ridgewood Location Convenient To Transportation And All The Amenities Of Myrtle Avenue. Asking $1,800/month. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

LOCAL EVENTS
• Astoria – 7 p.m. – New Book Release: How to Be Alone by Lane Moore.  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.

• Flushing – 9 p.m. – State Senate candidate John Liu hosts post-electionparty. Monahan & Fitzgerald, 214-17 41st Ave.

• Bayside – 9 p.m. – State Senator Tony Avella and supporters gather for election results. Tony Avella Campaign Office, 212-45 26th Ave, Suite 8A.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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Written by QTadmin

November 6th, 2018 at 4:11 pm

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