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Afternoon Buzz: Trump suggests VA nominee should withdraw amid allegations, Man’s body found inside Flushing park

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Tuesday, April 24 

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:


• President Trump’s VA nominee was accused of overseeing a hostile work environment, overprescribing drugs, and drinking on the job. The president suggested he should withdraw.

• The driver who plowed through a crowded Toronto sidewalk was charged with 10 counts of first-degree murder.

• President Trump said he is open to a new deal with European allies that would preserve the Iran nuclear agreement.


• The body of a man was found dead with trauma to the head inside Kissena Park.

• A pair of robbers donning motorcycle helmets used a stun gun on a man during an attempted robbery in Corona.

• Police are searching for a man who attempted to rob a Chase Bank on Queens Boulevard in Elmhurst.


• Northbound A Subway trains are running with delays because of signal problems at 50 St.

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


• Delays on I-495 eastbound between 48th St; Ramp and Exit 31 – Cross Island Pkwy.

• Delays on Grand Central Pkwy eastbound between 69th Rdand Springfield Blvd; Ramp.

• Delays on I-678 southbound between 69th Rd; Ramp and Exit 4 – Liberty Ave.

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

• Delays on I-278 westbound between Exit 33 – Mcguinness Blvd; Humboldt St and West 9th St; I-278.

• Delays on Grand Central Pkwy eastbound between 82nd St and Northern Blvd; NY 25A.

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


The Yankees (12-9) blew out the Minnesota Twins, 14-1. They face the Twins at Yankees Stadium again at 6:35 p.m.

The Mets (14-6) are in St. Louis to take on the Cardinals. First pitch is at 8:15 p.m.

• Mike Francesa’s ego led him to overestimate his value in the marketplace, but a return to WFAN would be a mistake, Bob Raissman writes in the Daily News.


• “Smallville” star Tom Welling became engaged with longtime girlfriend Jessica Rose Lee.

• Brooklyn federal prosecutors are open to cutting a deal with actress Allison Mack in her sex cult trafficking case.

• Hot 97 host Ebro Darden said Kanye West referred to being addicted to opioids and in the hospital during a recent phone conversation.


The 100 (CW, 9PM) – In the season premiere, Clarke struggles to survive on a desolate, scorched earth. Meanwhile, her friends in space come across a long-awaited beacon of hope.

New Girl (9:30PM) – Nervous about Ruth’s interview at a prestigious pre-school, Schmidt recruits Jess to help her prepare. Meanwhile, Nick procrastinates writing, and Winston prepares to confront his fear of testifying in court.

Legion (FX, 10PM) – David is tested.


NETFLIX: Kevin James: Never Don’t Give Up - Kevin James makes his long-awaited return to stand-up in this family-friendly special, dishing on fatherhood, fans, his disdain for allergies and more.

HULU: Vikings Season 5 - Ivar the Boneless asserts his leadership over the Great Heathen Army; Lagertha reigns as Queen of Kattegat. Ragnar’s sons plot their next moves. Bjorn follows his destiny; Floki submits himself to the will of the Gods.

AMAZON PRIME: Eureka Season 1 – A newly hired Sheriff reports for duty in the small, bucolic Pacific Northwest town of Eureka and soon discovers that it is not what it seems.


• Spotify launched a redesigned version of its app that includes on-demand playlists for free users.

• Facebook’s rules and guidelines about what its users can and cannot post were revealed.

• Are you new to Instagram Stories? Click here for some tips.


• Kanye

• Waffle House

• #DescribeTwitterBadly

• #TuesdayThoughts

• Macron


• For Sale – Middle Village –  One family brick home features 3 bedrooms, full bath, living room, modern kitchen with generous dinning area, sliding doors to rear patio. Full finished basement. One car garage. Asking $799,000.

Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• For Sale – Briarwood – Detached fully renovated colonial single family home. Open floor kitchen w/ stainless steel appliances, skylights. Hardwood floors throughout. L/R D/R 4 bdrms, 3 full baths. Updated plumbing/electrical. Detached one car Garage. Fenced backyard, patio. Full and finished basement w/ accessory Unit. Asking $880,000.

O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111


• Sunnyside – 7 p.m. – 108th Community Council Meeting. Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31 39th St.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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April 26th, 2018 at 3:32 am

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