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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

• 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.

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.

•  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.

•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.

• 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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• 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

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.

• 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.

• 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.

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January 22nd, 2019 at 2:48 pm

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