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Monday, October 8

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• A landmark report by the UN found that nations will need to take “unprecedented” actions to cut their carbon emissions over the next decade to avoid a climate catastrophe.

• President Trump said he has no plans to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

• The driver involved in the upstate limo crash that killed 20 people did not have the proper license and the vehicle had failed an inspection just last month.

IN QUEENS
• Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer tore down down anti-immigrant posters tied to a white supremacist group in Sunnyside.

• Days after a 1-year-old girl died and her twin brother was hospitalized in critical condition, their father was found dead after a suspected suicide.

• Police are searching for a man who posed as a cop and demanded that a man “donate” money to the 114 Precinct.

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.

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

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

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

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

SCOREBOARD
• The Giants (1-4) lost a heartbreaker to the Carolina Panthers, losing 31-30.

• The Jets (2-3) beat the Denver Broncos, 34-16.

• The Yankees are looking to take the lead against the Boston Red Sox in the ALDS tonight. The game starts at 7:40 p.m.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Taylor Swift endorsed Tennessee Democrats Phil Bredesen and Jim Cooper.

• At least 12 people were injured amid the panic following a “shots fired” warning at a Lil Wayne concert in Atlanta.

• Jonah Hill teased a collaboration with Adidas on Instagram.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• 9-1-1 (FOX, 9PM) – The first responders race to rescue victims trapped in various tight spots. Meanwhile, Athena contemplates accepting a promotion that will take her out of the field.

• The Good Doctor (ABC, 10PM) – Dr. Melendez, Dr. Brown and Dr. Park have given a young married couple two choices about their future: save the wife’s life or their future ability to start a family.

• Manifest (NBC, 10PM) – Ben and Michaela investigate a shocking murder in fear that it’s connected to Flight 828.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: V for Vendetta – In a future British tyranny, a shadowy freedom fighter, known only by the alias of “V”, plots to overthrow it with the help of a young woman.

• HULU: American Psycho – A wealthy New York City investment banking executive, Patrick Bateman, hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends.

• AMAZON PRIME: Starship Troopers – Humans in a militaristic future wage war with giant alien bugs in a satire of modern world politics.

TECHNOLOGY
• Google exposed private data from hundreds of thousands of Google+ users and then chose not to inform those affected by the issue.

• Intel announced its latest 9th Gen chips, including its ‘best gaming processor’ Core i9.

• Check out this round up of the trailers released at New York Comic Con 2018.

#TRENDINGNY
• #MondayMotivation

• #indigenouspeoplesday2018

• Columbus Day

• #HurricaneMichael

• #NCT127_Regular_Eng

REAL ESTATE

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• For Rent – Middle Village – Bright Three Room 2nd Floor Unit Offers A New Kitchen And Bath, Generous Living Room And Bedroom. Very Convenient Location With Easy Access To Shopping And Transportation. Asking $1,500/month. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

LOCAL EVENTS
• Ridgewood – Noon to 5 p.m. – Annual Harvest Festival.  Onderdonk House, 1820 Flushing Ave.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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Written by QTadmin

October 9th, 2018 at 12:50 pm

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