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Afternoon Buzz: Nikki Haley resigns as US ambassador, Motorcyclist loses arm after collision with box truck.

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Tuesday, October 9

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has resigned and will leave her post by the end of the year.

• Hillary Clinton has said that President Trump’s remarks at Kavanaugh’s swearing-in “undermine the Supreme Court”.

• The new 72nd street subway station now features art designed by Yoko Ono.

IN QUEENS
• A motorcyclist lost his arm when he collided with a box truck on College Point Boulevard.

• A man has been hospitalized after being shot in the face and stomach in Jamaica.

• A 64-year-old man was slashed on a bus after an argument with another passenger over one accidentally bumping the other.

SUBWAY STATUS
• Downtown B,D trains run at a slower speed in the area of W 4 St-Washington Sq in Manhattan.

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

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

• 20 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.

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

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

SCOREBOARD
• The Yankees (1-2)  lost to the Red Sox 16-1 in the third game of the Division Series. They will play each other again today at 8:07 pm.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Kanye West will meet with President Trump and Jared Kushner at the White House this Thursday.

• Stevie Nicks has been nominated to be inducted to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

• Katt Williams is being sued by a driver who says he was attacked by the comedian and his dog.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• The Flash (CW, 8PM) – The Season 5 premiere: Barry and Iris try to return an unexpected guest from the future to her timeline.

• NCIS (NBC, 8PM) – One of the NCIS agents is starstruck after the team investigates an explosion outside the home of Navy Petty Officer First Class Todd Nicholas and his wife, popular reality TV star Sheba Nicholas.

• This Is Us (ABC, 9PM) – The Pearsons rally around Kate as she undergoes a medical procedure.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: The Devil’s Advocate – An exceptionally adept Florida lawyer is offered a job at a high-end New York City law firm with a high-end boss – the biggest opportunity of his career to date.

• HULU: Shark Tank Season 10 – Ambitious entrepreneurs present their breakthrough business concepts.

• AMAZON PRIME: Carrie – Based on a Stephen King novel, Carrie is the story of a girl brought up, almost in isolation, by her psychotically religious mother Margaret.

TECHNOLOGY
• T-Mobile’s prepaid service, Metro, will offer 5G in 2019.

• Alcatel’s newest budget tablet is designed to be more child-friendly.

• A “Borderlands 2″ VR will debut for PlayStation 4 this December.

#TRENDINGNY
• Nikki Haley

• #madebygoogle

• #TuesdayThoughts

• #Batwoman

• #RegisterAndVote

REAL ESTATE

• For Rent – Middle Village – 3 Bedroom house rental features a spacious living room and dining room with modern open layout kitchen, modern bath, and generous yard deck. Convenient to shopping, transportation, and Juniper Park. Mint throughout. Asking $3,000/month. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• For Rent – Astoria – Gorgeous Penthouse Apartment With Porch And Balcony. City Skyline Views. Washer & Dryer. Asking $4,500/month. Carollo Real Estate 718-747-7747Carollo Real Estate 718-747-7747Carollo Real Estate 718-747-7747

LOCAL EVENTS
• Richmond Hill – 7:45 p.m. – Community Board 9 Monthly Meeting.  Royal Indian Palace, 118-06 Atlantic Ave.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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Written by QTadmin

October 9th, 2018 at 3:45 pm

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