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Afternoon Buzz: Turkish officials say missing Saudi journalist was cut into pieces, Residents voice Northern Blvd safety concerns

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Tuesday, October 16

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• A judge ruled on Tuesday that an Obama-era set of consumer protections for defrauded students will go into effect immediately.

• The body of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi was cut into pieces after he was killed two weeks ago at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

• President Trump has responded to Senator Elizabeth Warren’s DNA test results, calling her a “phony”.

IN QUEENS
• Residents voiced their opinions to the DOT at a meeting about pedestrian and bicyclist safety on Northern Boulevard.

• A nonprofit is raising money for children’s ready program by reading stories to commuters in a Jamaica subway station.

• A video shows an opossum living atop a pile of bread at a bodega.

SUBWAY STATUS
• Flushing-bound 7 trains run at a slower speed in the area of 61 St-Woodside in Queens.

• Southbound C trains are running express from 59 St-Columbus Circle to Canal St.

• Southbound E trains are running express from 42 St-Port Authority Bus Terminal to Canal St. Expect delays in A, C, and E train service.
• 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
• 31 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.

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

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

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

SCOREBOARD
• 49ers versus Packers week 6 highlights.

• Milwaukee Brewers beating Los Angeles Dodgers by flipping the script.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Pippa Middleton has given birth to a baby boy.

• Lady Gaga has confirmed her engagement to Christian Carino.

• Ariana Grande has returned Pete Davidson’s engagement ring following their breakup.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• The Flash (CW, 8PM) – Barry helps his daughter, Nora, become a better speedster; and he and the team also track a meta stealing high-tech weapons, only to cross paths with a new foe named Cicada, who is hunting the very same meta with nefarious intent.

• This Is Us (NBC,9PM) – A young Jack makes a decision that will impact the course of his life.

• The Rookie (ABC,10PM) – In the premiere, small-town guy John Nolan pursues his dream of being a police officer after a life-altering incident.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: Blazing Saddles – In order to ruin a western town, a corrupt politician appoints a black sheriff, who promptly becomes his most formidable adversary.

• HULU: The Nightmare Before Christmas – Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but his attempts to bring Christmas to his home causes confusion.

• AMAZON PRIME: The Amityville Horror – Newlyweds are terrorized by demonic forces after moving into a large house that was the site of a grisly mass murder a year before.

TECHNOLOGY
• The new Kindle Paperwhite is now waterproof.

• Facebook is building a camera TV set-top box.

• Google Assistants can now play Netflix on Android TV devices.

#TRENDINGNY
• Halloween

• #MIPCOM

• #NationalBossDay

• #horseface

• #WorldFoodDay

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Middle Village – 2 Family M.V North Convenient Location To School P.S. 128 (K-8) Ose From First And Second To Yard, Bus Stop Including Express Buses To Manhattan. In Close Proximity To Train.Hardwood Flooring ,Close To Our Lady Of Hope.Close. Rental Income. Asking $948,000. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• 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
• Ozone Park – 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. – International Baccalaureate Program – Open House.  John Adams H/S, 101-01 Rockaway Beach Blvd.

• Astoria - 6:30 p.m. – DIY Painted Pot & Plant Hanger. Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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Written by QTadmin

October 16th, 2018 at 4:04 pm

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