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Morning Buzz: Bloomberg apologizes for stop-and-frisk, Teen fatally stabbed was related to shooting victim

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Monday, November 18

Weather
• Overcast with occasional rain showers. High of 41 degrees.

Top Stories
Hong Kong police have surrounded a university that students protesters have barricaded for days.

• Warned of the political consequences, Trump has retreated from a national flavor ban of e-cigarettes.

• Syracuse University has suspended fraternity and sorority activities following a series of racist and anti-Semitic incidents.

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LIC Summit: Inspiring Innovation Tues Nov 19th 8am-2pm Explore how LIC is paving the way for innovative leaders thanks in pat to all that LIC has to offer. Visit LICSUMMIT.NYC for registration. Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria.
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Queens News
• A plane with Hillary Clinton aboard was grounded at LaGuardia after suffering a mechanical issue.

• The 17-year-old girl fatally stabbed in Jamaica over the weekend was related to the teen who was gunned down last month.

• A car was engulfed in flames on the Grand Central Parkway in Briarwood.

Politics
• As he considers a presidential run, Mike Bloomberg apologized for the stop-and-frisk policy he long championed.

• Louisiana’s Democratic governor won a second term, defeating a Trump-backed Republican challenger.

Entertainment
• After canceling a recent concert, Ariana Grande opened up to fans about her health issues.

Weekend Box Office
Ford v Ferrari: $31 million
Midway: $8.7 million
Charlie’s Angels: $8.6 million
Playing with Fire: $8.5 million
Last Christmas: $6.7 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1979, Paul McCartney releases this song on which he plays all the instruments himself.

• In 1968, actor Owen Wilson is born in Dallas. He voiced the lead character in this 2006 Pixar movie.

Opinion
• The Times says federal Opportunity Zones are just another way for the rich to avoid paying taxes.

• The Daily News says Mike Bloomberg is right to acknowledge his big stop-and-frisk mistake.

In the Blogs
Tangram House South in Flushing has begun closings and move-ins.

• Developers are hosting an economic empowerment workshop in Long Island City this week.

Trending in New York
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#SoulTrainAwards
#WatchmenHBO
#WWHL
#MrRobot

Scoreboard
• The Jets (3-7) topped the Washington Redskins, 34-17.

• The Knicks (3-10) host the Cleveland Cavaliers at 7 p.m.

• The Nets (5-7) welcome the Indiana Pacers to Brooklyn at 7:30 p.m.

• Myles Garrett will appeal the NFL’s suspension for his helmet attack.

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Marvin Hamlisch International Music Awards Mon Nov 18th 7pm Created to honor the late Marvin Hamlisch and pay tribute to his remarkable legacy, featuring an all-star cast of presenters & speakers. Tickets. Kupferberg Center for the Arts, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing.
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Real Estate
• The City Council approved a plan to transform the old Peninsula Hospital into a massive mixed-use complex.

• For Sale – 110-31 73rd Road #5J, Forest Hills – Large 1BR co-op w/ EIK.  Pre-war features, high ceilings, great location – close to shopping & transportation.  $289,000. Halstead Real Estate. 718-520-0303

• For Sale – 68-28 65th Street, Glendale – Fully detached 2 family home offers 6 BRs, 3 bath, renovated kitchen w/ SS appliances, full finished basement, backyard, 1 car garage.  $1.199M. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188 

• Sold – Murray Hill – A four-bedroom, four-bathroom, 1,900-square-foot house at 33-61 164th Street for $975,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Saturday morning, an unidentified suspect and a 41-year-old male victim engaged in a physical dispute over the suspect holding the train car doors open on the E train at 74th Street and Roosevelt Avenue. The dispute escalated, leading the suspect to kick the victim in his face as he attempted to pick up his phone from the platform. The victim was taken to the hospital and treated for an eye injury. He is in stable condition.

Events
College Point – 8:20 a.m. – State Senator John Liu presents certificates at student government swear-ins. MS 379, 124-06 14th Ave.

Jamaica – 9 a.m. – Far Rockaway tenants take landlord to housing court for refusing to fix dangerous living conditions. 89-17 Sutphin Blvd.

Bayside – 11:45 a.m. – State Senator Liu attends Senior Birthdays Celebration. Selfhelp Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26th Ave.

Flushing – 12:30 p.m. – State Senator Liu presents certificates at Senior Birthdays Celebration. North Flushing Senior Center, 29-09 137th St.

Glendale – 5 p.m. – It’s Time for Kindness: Creating a Chain of Kind. For Kids. Queens Library, 8000 Cooper Ave.

Jamaica – 6 p.m. – An Evening with Korey Wise of The Exonerated Central Park Five. Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd.

Jamaica – 6:30 p.m. – It’s Time For Kind Panel Discussion: Jewish Refugees in Shanghai. Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd.

Flushing – 7 p.m. – Marvin Hamlisch International Music Awards. Kupferberg Center for the Arts, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.

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November 18th, 2019 at 9:07 am

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