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Morning Buzz: Queens man charged with attempted rape and beating victim’s elderly mother, Two countries issue travel warnings against US

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Tuesday, August 6

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 86 degrees.

Top Stories
• North Korea is funding missiles tests through cyberattacks, according to a new report by the UN.

•.Venezuela and Uruguay have issued travel warnings against the US as a result of the two mass shootings over the weekend.

• Authorities continue to determine a motive in the two mass shootings that have resulted in the death of 31 people.

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Annual Night Out Against Crime  Tues Aug 6th  Annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships. Find your park here.
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Queens News
• A 27-year-old man has been charged with attempting to rape a woman than beating her 94-year-old mother.

• The body of a missing 15-year-old swimmer has been found in the waters off Rockaway Beach.

• A Queens judge has ruled that a man in the process of a divorce was harassing his ex by sending 5,026 text messages to her.

Politics
• The Justice Department is considering making mass shootings a capital crime.

• President Donald Trump has frozen all of the Venezuelan government’s assets as tensions rise with Nicolás Maduro.

Entertainment
• R. Kelly has been hit with more sex crime charges in the state of Minnesota.

Kim Kardashian has launched a new makeup collection that pays tribute to 90’s “it” girls.

Buzzing Back

• In 1945, an American bomber drops atomic bomb on Hiroshima.

• In 1911, actress Lucille Ball is born in Jamestown, New York. From 1933 to 1989, she appeared in over 80 films.

Opinion
• The Post says that Trump’s speech is a good start, but this country has a long way to go when it comes to gun reform.

• The Times says not to trust anyone online as it remains a swamp of hate that can lead to violence.

In the Blogs
• The Museum of the Moving Image announced they will be opening an extensive exhibition on Stanley Kubrick in 2020.

• From Tuesday Trivia to karaoke that gets you a free shot, Woodhaven’s Neir’s Tavern has a week lined up with boozy fun for everyone.

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Scoreboard
• The Mets (57-56) swept a double-header against the Marlins yesterday. The teams meet again today at 7:10 p.m. in  Flushing.

• The Yankees (73-39) topped the Orioles, 9-6. They play again tonight in Baltimore at 7:05 p.m.

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Real Estate
• A six-bedroom home in Forest Hills Gardens is currently the priciest real estate listing in the borough.

• For Sale – 164-22 97th Street, Howard Beach – Renovated one family with 2 levels. 3 BRs, 1.5 bath, LR, FDR, Sun room, fenced backyard w/ new deck, washer/dryer hook-up. $625,000. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188

• For Sale – 72-54 Calamus Avenue, Woodside – Two-family brick with 3 BRs, spa bath, ample closet space. Cozy walk-in level studio w/ full kitchen and bath. Private backyard. $879,000. O’Kane Realty. 718-779-1111

• Sold – Richmond Hill – An 8-bedroom, 4-bathroom, 2,900-square-foot single-family home located at 114-12 91st St. sold for $993,500. Realtor. 

Technology
• Apple launches their Apple Card to select users today.

• From Capital One to Facebook, here are all of the major data breaches so far.

Events
Queens - Various Times/Locations – Night Out Against Crime. Find your park here.

Oakland Gardens – 10:30 a.m. – A Morning of Music with Darlene Graham. Alley Pond Park, 76th Ave. & Springfield Blvd.

LIC – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Learn About LIC Local. Rafferty Triangle, 44th Dr. & Hunter St.

LIC – 1 p.m. – State Senator Michael Gianaris announces anti-violence funding. Queensbridge Houses, 10-44 41st Ave.

• Glendale – 1:30 p.m – City and elected officials mark completion of flood-mitigation project. Edsall Ave. & 71st Pl.

• Queens Village – 5 p.m. – Making Strides Against Breast Cancer kickoff rally. Antuns, 96-43 Springfield Blvd.

Middle Village – 6:30 p.m. –  Classic Rock Band Generations performs.  Juniper Valley Park, Juniper Blvd. North & 80th St.

Written by QTadmin

August 6th, 2019 at 8:44 am

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