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Morning Buzz: Mom hopes cops find son’s killer before gangs, One dead after garbage truck backs over motorcycle

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Tuesday, May 21

Weather
• Party cloudy with a high of 70 degrees.

Top Stories
• Yemen rebels take responsibility for using bomb-carrying drones to attack a Saudi airport and military base.

• Millions are under a flash-flood threat after 19 tornadoes ripped through Oklahoma, Texas, Missouri and Arkansas yesterday.

• The Supreme Court ruled in favor of Native American rights in Wyoming hunting case.

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104th Precinct Community Council Meeting  Tues May 21st 7:30pm  Meet the 104th Precinct’s new Commanding Officer, Captain Veronica Perry.  St. Margaret’s Parish Hall, 66-05 79th Place, Middle Village.
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Queens News
• One man is dead and another is critically injured after a garbage truck backed into their motorcycle.

• The mother of the man who was stabbed to death at a Far Rockaway deli hopes the cops find his killer before gangs do.

• An NYPD cop was hit by a car as it sped away from a traffic stop in South Jamaica.

Politics
• A judge has ruled that Trump’s financial documents must be turned over, undermining the president’s congressional blockade.

• Trump is outspending every 2020 Democratic candidate on Facebook ads, similar to his 2016 strategy.

Entertainment
• Aretha Franklin reportedly left three handwritten wills in her home before dying last year.

Aaron Carter claims Michael Jackson did one thing to him that was a “little inappropriate”.

Buzzing Back

• In 1992, Bette Midler is the last guest on Johnny Carson’s final Tonight Show.  See clips here.

• In 1952, actor Mr. T is born in Chicago. He was once employed as a bodyguard for this famous singer.

Opinion
• The Post says Bernie Sanders would prevent urban minority kids from leaving their schools for something better.

• The Times says “Game of Thrones” forgot about the fantasy appeal in its last season that made it a such a success.

In the Blogs
• NBC released a trailer for its upcoming series “Sunnyside” set to air on Thursdays at 9:30 p.m. this fall.

• EMU Health will co-sponsor this year’s Forest Hills Memorial Day Parade, scheduled for Sunday, May 26, at noon.

Trending in New York
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Scoreboard
• The Mets (21-25) topped the Washington Nationals, 5-3. They meet again tonight in Flushing at 7:10 p.m.

• The Yankees (29-17) beat the Orioles, 10-7. They play tonight in Baltimore at 7:05 p.m.

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Taste of Sunnyside  Tues May 21st VIP @ 6pm, General Admission @ 7pm  New participating restaurants/beverage purveyors and an exciting raffle!  $40-$75  P.C. Richards Parking Lot, Queens Blvd & 50th Street
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Real Estate
• A Queens developer hopes to buy a development from his own company, if they let him.

• For Sale – 72-16 Harrow Street, Forest Hills Gardens – One family home features 5 BRs, 4 bath, FDR, EIK, piano room, legal basement, 2 car garage.  Joann C. Realty 917-371-4034

• For Rent – Whitestone – All electric apt w/ 1 BR plus home office, LR, kitchen, 1 full bath, partial yard usage.  Washer/dryer hookup exists. Ample street parking.  $1,725/month. Carollo Real Estate  718-366-6636

• Sold – Flushing – A 2-bedroom, 1.5-bathroom co-op apartment at 29-49 137th St. sold for $365,000. Zillow.

Technology
• Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 is rumored to have a bigger battery, larger screen and possibly four rear cameras.

• China is now using face recognition technology to identify pandas.

Events
Kew Gardens – 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. – Queens Borough Cabinet meeting. Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

• Astoria – 11 a.m. – Borough President Melinda Katz visits with seniors. HANAC Archbishop Iskovos Senior Center, 32-06 21st St.

Sunnyside – 6 p.m.  – Taste of Sunnyside. PC Richards, Queens Blvd. & 50th St.

Kew Gardens – 6 p.m. – Fourth Annual Guyana Independence Day Celebration. Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

Flushing – 6:30 p.m. – Katz delivers remarks at Flushing Willets Point Corona LDC “Night at the Ballpark.” Citi Field, 123-01 Roosevelt Ave.

Flushing – 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. – Queens Bus Network Redesign Open House. Flushing Library, 41-17 Main St.

Middle Village – 7:30 p.m. – 104th Precinct Community Council Meeting. St. Margaret’s Parish, 66-05 79th Pl.

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May 21st, 2019 at 8:57 am

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