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Morning Buzz: Pol calls for hate crime charge in Jackson Heights tattoo attack, Corona fire leaves families homeless

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Tuesday, January 22

Weather
• Mostly sunny with a high of 29 degrees.

Top Stories
• Government shutdown enters day 32 as Democrats vow to reject the immigration-related proposals offered by Trump in efforts to end the shutdown.

• China demands U.S. drop extradition of top Huawei executive from Canada, citing issues of safety for Chinese citizens.

• The US man who was arrested and accused of spying in Russia was found with classified material, according to his lawyer.

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Forest Hills Kiwanis Club Business Networking Event  Wed Jan 23rd 6-8pm Guest speaker will be Queens Chamber CEO Tom Grech. $20 donation. Call 917-371-4034 to reserve. Acey Ducey, 101-17 Metropolitan Ave.
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Queens News
• Almost two dozen residents are left homeless after a fire ripped through their homes on 100th St in Corona last night.

• A Brooklyn man who was shot outside out a strip club in College Point over the weekend has died.

• A Queens councilman is seeking hate crime charges against a Jackson Heights tattoo shop owner who used punched a gay man in hisshop.

Politics
•  Bloomberg plans to create his own lane in the 2020 presidential election by focusing on climate change and gun control citing his past experience.

• California Senator Kamala Harris is the latest to enter the 2020 Democratic presidential race.

Entertainment 
•Singer Chris Brown has been detained in Paris after a rape complaint was filed against him and two others.

Problematic musician R. Kelly has been dropped from Sony Music amid sexual assault investigations.

Buzzing Back

• In 1998,  Unabomber Ted Kaczynski pleads guilty.

• In 1968, chef Guy Fieri is born in Columbus, Ohio. He became known for driving his red Camaro across America for this show.

Opinion
• The Times says the race between the US and China to build 5G wireless networks threatens the security of the technology.

• The Times says the Trump Resistance could have a huge effect on the politics of the current shutdown.

In the Blogs
• Congresswomen Grace Meng blocks Trump Administration’s attempt to include a question on immigration on 2020 census.

• The woman behind the 2015 acid attack on Skillman Avenue is sentenced to 17 years in prison.

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Scoreboard
• The Knicks (10-35)  fell to Oklahoma City Thunder, 127-109.

• The Brooklyn Nets (25-23) topped the Sacramento Kings, 123-94.

• The Islanders (29-15-4) take on the Chicago Blackhawks tonight at 8:30 p.m.

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The Havana Cuba All-Stars Sun Jan 27th  7pm This high-energy group is a joyous celebration of Cuban music and dance.  $35-$48   Queensborough Performing Arts Center, 222-05 56th Avenue, Bayside
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Real Estate
• Amazon’s soon-to-be HQ2 will not only boost real estate in Long Island City. but also surrounding Queens areas.

• For Sale – Glendale – One-family home has 3 BRs, customized from top to bottom. Elegant windows and wall coverings, California closets, detached garage, private patio. $698,000. CB Kueber Realty 718-628-0100

• For Sale – 156-21 96th Street, Howard Beach – Renovated one-family on 2 levels has 4 BRs, 2 bath, spacious kitchen, washer/dryer, hardwood floors, private driveway, terrace, backyard. $659,000. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

• Sold – Fresh Meadows – A 3-bedroom, 2 full and 2 half-bathroom, 2,000-square-foot home at 48-25 189 St. sold for $1.5 million. Realtor.

Technology
• Amazon is giving its warehouse workers utility belts that make them visible to robots working alongside them.

• WhatsApp is tackling the spread of fake news by restricting its users from forwarding a single message more than five times.

Events
• Far Rockaway – 9 a.m. – Ready New York: Emergency Preparedness for ESOL. PS/MS 105, 420 Beach 51st St.

• Jackson Heights - 10 a.m. – Councilman Daniel Dromm leads rally to demand justice for anti-gay hate crime survivor. 78th St. & Roosevelt Ave.

• Douglaston – 11 a.m. – Tuesday Morning Music Club.  Community Church of Douglaston, 39-50 Douglaston Parkway

• Astoria – 11 a.m. – Gentle Yoga for Everyone. George T. Douris Tower, 27-40 Hoyt Ave. South, Second Floor Exercise Room

• Jackson Heights – 11:30 a.m. – Borough President Melinda Katz attends free lunch for TSA workers. Bulova Corporate Center, 75-20 Astoria Blvd.

• Elmhurst – 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. – Turn Your Hobby into a Business embroidery workshop. Centro Cultural Barco de Papel, 40-03 80th St.

• Astoria – 7 p.m. – 114th Precinct Community Meeting. Riccardo’s Hall, 20-01 44th St.

• Long Island City – 9 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. – Tyrannosaurus Comedy Show. RaR Bar, 30-01 35th Ave.

Written by QTadmin

January 22nd, 2019 at 2:48 pm

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