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Afternoon Buzz: Trump announces revisions to Obama’s Cuba policy, Death of 3-year-old boy deemed a homicide

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Friday, June 16

Top Stories 
• President Trump announced revisions to Obama’s Cuba policy, including travel and economic restrictions.

• The New York State Commission of Forensic Science approved theuse of familial DNA to solve crimes.

Queens News
• The death of a 3-year-old boy who was covered in bruises was deemed a homicide.

• Police released photos and video of a suspect accused of shooting a man outside a deli last month in Murray Hill.

• Queens residents are concerned LIRR summer service changes will cause overcrowding on the 7 train.

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Sigur Ros Sat June 17th 7pm The awe-inspiring live visuals make for some of the most intimate performances the band has presented in years. $49.50 – $99.50 Forest Hills Stadium, 1 Tennis Place, Forest Hills 
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Subway Status 
• Southbound C trains are running express from 59 St-Columbus Circle to W 4 St-Washington Sq.

• Southbound E trains are running express from 42 St-Port Authority Bus Terminal to W 4 St-Washington Sq.

• Expect delays on A and D trains.

• F trains are running with delays after an earlier incident at Ditmas Av.

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

• Click here for planned subway service changes for Saturday.

• Click here for planned subway service changes for Sunday.

Traffic 
• Delays on I-495 eastbound between Exit 17E – I-278 and Exit 31 – Cross Island Pkwy.

• Delays on Grand Central Pkwy eastbound 82nd St to I-678 – Van Wyck Expy.

• Delays on I-678 southbound Exit 12B – I-495; Ramp to Linden Blvd.

• Delays on I-678 northbound between Rockaway Blvd and Exit 8 – Main St.

• Delays on I-278 westbound between Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge and Exit 28A – Old Fulton St; Cadman Plaza West.

• Disabled vehicle on I-278 eastbound Exit 24 – NY 27; Prospect Expy Exit left lane blocked.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Exit – 38th St; Sunset Park Industrial Park and Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

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

Sports
Friday
• The Mets continue their four-game set with the visiting Nationals at 7:10 p.m.
• The Yanks take on the As in Oakland at 9:35 p.m.
Saturday
• The Amazins face the Nationals at Citi Field at 4:10 p.m.
• The Yankees play the Athletics at 4:05 p.m.
Sunday
• The Mets wrap up their crucial series against the Nats with a 1:10 p.m.matinee.
• The Bombers finish their four-game series with the Athletics. First pitch at 4:05 p.m.

What’s On TV Tonight

• Ginormous Food (FOOD, 8PM) – Josh goes to Pittsburgh looking for massive meals at Emporio, Primanti Bros, and Bakn Quake.

• Reign (CW, 9PM) – In the series finale, Mary changes the course of history with a decision she makes, and her perilous move for survival causes her to have a stunning realization.

• Space Jam (VH1, 10PM) – Basketball’s Michael Jordan teams up with Bugs Bunny after aliens plot to kidnap Bugs for their failing theme park, Moron Mountain.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: Aquarius Season 2- Detective Sam Hodiak of the LAPD served his country during World War II, and now protects his city in the late 1960s.

• Hulu: Parks and Recreation Season 4 – Leslie is finally approached with the possibility of mounting a political campaign for public office.

• Amazon Video: Contact – Dr. Ellie Arroway, after years of searching, finds conclusive radio proof of intelligent aliens, who send plans for a mysterious machine.

Real Estate

• OPEN HOUSE – Sun June 18th 2pm-4pm 46-49 189 St, Flushing – Colonial 2 family home. Features 3 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, finished basement, finished walk-up attic, private driveway, and backyard. Asking $949,000  Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

• For Sale – Maspeth – Detached 2 family home, 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms,  full finished basement, private driveway. Asking $889,000 O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

Local Eats of the Day

• Burger Club 
Located at 32-02 30th Ave.

Enjoy their Burger Club Classic with Cheese for $8.50.

Click here to view their menu and place an order online.

Local Events 
• Forest Hills - 6:30 p.m. – Darryl Hall and John Oates & Tears for Fears.  Forest Hills Stadium, 1 Tennis Pl.
• Astoria – 7 p.m. – Screening of A.I. Artificial Intelligence.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Astoria – 8 p.m. – Murder at the Prom: A Comedy Murder-Mystery Dinner Show.  Riccardo’s, 21-01 24th Ave.
• Flushing – 8 p.m. – Kevin Spacey’s one-man play “Clarence Darrow”. $59 Arthur Ashe Stadium, Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

Saturday
• Glendale – 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Rain Barrel Giveaway.  Glendale Yeshiva, 74-10 88th St.
• Jackson Heights – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Assemblyman Michael DenDekker hosts SAFE event to dispose harmful household products. Jackson Heights Shopping Center, 75-35 31st Ave.
• Rego Park - 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Pirates & Princesses Family Fun Day.  Rego Center, 61-35 Junction Blvd.
• Kew Gardens – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Civil War Re-enactment.  Maple Grove Cemetery, 127-15 Kew Gardens Rd.
• Astoria – Noon – Forgotten NY: Mid-Astoria. Meet at Astoria’s Flatiron Blvd, 27th Ave & Astoria Blvd.
 Astoria – Noon to 2 p.m. – Get Your $hit Together: Personal Finance for Women.  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.
• Ridgewood – 1 to 2:30 p.m. – Meet John Adams.  Onderdonk House, 18209 Flushing Ave.
• Sunnyside – 2 p.m. – Veterans of Foreign Wars Meeting.  John V. Daniels Post #2813, 47-53 43rd St.
• LIC – 2 to 4 p.m. – LIC Cultural Alliance Art Stroll.  Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd.
• Douglaston – 6 p.m. – Family Camping.  Alley Pond park, 69-70 230th St.
• Forest Hills – 7 p.m. – Sigur Ros performs.  Forest Hills Stadium, 1 Tennis Pl.
• Elmhurst – 8 p.m. – Dance the Night Away.  Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd.
• Jamaica – 8 p.m. – Movies Under the Stars: SING  Crocheron Park, 133-39 Guy R. Brewer Blvd.

Sunday
• Astoria – 10:30 a.m. & 3 p.m. – Virtual Bike Ride with E.T.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Astoria – 12:30 p.m. – Screening of: E.T. The Extra Terrestrial.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Flushing – 1 to 4 p.m. – Family Fun Day.  Albert H. Mauro Playground, Park Drive East & 73rd Ave Terrace.
• Flushing - 2 to 4 p.m. – Quintet of the Americas.  Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main St.
• Astoria – 3 p.m. – Screening of: A.I. Artificial Intelligence (Part of Spielberg Summer). Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Flushing – 4 p.m. – Pan Asian Repertory Theatre: Lost in Shanghai.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
• Woodhaven – 5 to 6:30 p.m. – History of Rock & Roll featuring Pauly & The Goodfellas.  George Seuffert Bandshell, Forest Park.
• Astoria – 6:30 p.m. – Screening of: Minority Report. (Part of Spielberg Summer) Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Woodside – 8 p.m. – Movies Under the Stars: The Pink Singer. Windmuller Park, 52nd St & 39th Drive.

Tech Tip of the Day 
• Google Docs: You can access a list of shortcuts on Google Docs by using CTRL + / (PC) or CMD + / (Mac).

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June 16th, 2017 at 4:10 pm

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