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Afternoon Buzz: Supreme Court allows transgender military ban to go into effect, Retrial date set for Karina Vetrano murder suspect

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Tuesday, January 22

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• The White House is moving ahead with plans for the President’s State of the Union address, However, it is unclear whether House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will agree to it.

• The Supreme Court allowed the President’s transgender military ban to go into effect.

• After six days and more than $125 million in lost revenue, the Los Angeles teachers’ strike has reached a tentative deal.

IN QUEENS
• The man accused of murdering Karina Vetrano was back in court today, as a judge set a date for his retrial.

• Police are searching for a man who allegedly fired several shots inside Queensbridge Houses.

• Two women were robbed by two men inside their Richmond Hill apartment.

SUBWAY STATUS
• Hudson Yards-bound 7 trains run at a slower speed between Vernon Blvd-Jackson Av and Grand Central-42 St.

• Southbound D trains are proceeding with delays after a train’s brakes were activated at 25 Av.

• Southbound B and D trains are proceeding with delays after the NYPD responded to a report of unruly passengers at 34 St-Herald Sq.

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

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

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

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

• 25 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 (10-35) fell to Oklahoma City Thunder last night, 127-109.

• The Brooklyn Nets (25-23) topped the Sacramento Kings, 123-94.

• The Islanders (29-15-4) take on the Chicago Blackhawks tonight at 8:30 p.m.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Fox News anchor Bret Baier was involved in a car accident with his family after their car slid on an icy road.

• Actress and campaigner Alyssa Milano has weighed in on a viral video saying, “The red ‘MAGA’ hat is the new white hood”.

• Netflix is in talks to become a member of the Motion Picture Association of America.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• The Flash (CW, 8PM) – During a battle with Cicada, Nora is severely injured. Due to Cicada’s dampening powers, Nora’s speed healing isn’t working, leaving Barry and Iris scared for their daughter’s future.

• This Is Us (NBC,9PM) – Rebecca and the Big Three reckon with secrets Jack kept from them. Jack’s Vietnam story continues to be revealed.

• The Rookie (ABC,10PM) – An unscheduled visit by the vice president of the United States puts the station on high alert.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: Monty Python and the Holy Grail – King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table embark on a surreal, low-budget search for the Holy Grail, encountering many, very silly obstacles.

• HULU: The Twilight Saga: Eclipse – As a string of mysterious killings grips Seattle, Bella, whose high school graduation is fast approaching, is forced to choose between her love for vampire Edward and her friendship with werewolf Jacob.

• AMAZON PRIME: Breaking Big Season 1 – Explore how some of today’s artists, innovators, athletes and political leaders made their careers. Featuring Trevor Noah, Eddie Huang, Danai Gurira, Jason Aldean, Ruth Zukerman, Christian Siriano, and more.

TECHNOLOGY
• Huawei’s sub-brand, Honor, launched the Honor View 20 in Paris.

• Apple has released iOS 12.1.3 for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

• Microsoft has unveiled a unique physical programming language that teaches visually impaired children the basics of coding.

#TRENDINGNY
• Chris Brown

• Tom Brady

• #MLKDay

• Melo

• Super Bowl

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Glendale – Mint 2 Family 3 bedrooms over 2 full fin. bsmt, box rooms, wood floors, private yard. Located near all. Asking $829,000. Crifasi Real Estate 718-894-8700

• For Sale – Maspeth – Solid Brick Ranch Style Home In The Heart Of Middle Village Near Juniper Park! Generous Living Room, 2 Bedrooms Including Queen Master Bedroom, Plus Completely Finished Basement! All On One Floor, With Parking Spot & Yard! Asking $599,000. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

LOCAL EVENTS
• Elmhurst – 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. – Turn Your Hobby into a Business embroidery workshop. Centro Cultural Barco de Papel, 40-03 80th St.

• Astoria – 7 p.m. – 114th Precinct Community Meeting. Riccardo’s Hall, 20-01 44th St.

• Long Island City – 9 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. – Tyrannosaurus Comedy Show.RaR Bar, 30-01 35th Ave.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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Written by QTadmin

January 22nd, 2019 at 4:24 pm

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