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Tuesday, May 16

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 80 degrees.

Top Stories
• Trump revealed highly classified information to the Russian foreign minister and ambassador at their meeting last week.

• The U.S. accused Syria of executing imprisoned political opponents and burning their bodies to hide the proof.

• Two pilots were killed after a private plane they were flying crashed and burned near a New Jersey airport.

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Queens News
• A homeless gamer who fatally stabbed a teen inside a Flushing Internet cafe was cleared of any criminal wrongdoing by a grand jury.

• The infamous “coast to coast bandit” has struck another bank, this time in Elmhurst donning a Mets cap.

• A Queens man confessed to shooting his brother in the neck, nearly killing him.

Politics
• GOP hopefuls Paul Massey and Michael Faulkner traded endorsements for mayor and comptroller, respectively.

• Mayor de Blasio fundraised $660,00 in the latest filing period, finally topping Paul Massey.

Entertainment
• Katy Perry’s upcoming album, “Witness,” will be released on June 9 and will come with a North America tour.

“Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Dina Manzo and her boyfriend were bound and beaten in a home invasion over the weekend.

Buzzing Back

• In 1929 the Academy Awards ceremony hands out its first award

• In 1966 singer Janet Jackson is born in Gary, Indiana

Opinion
• The Daily News encourage the U.S. Senate to dig into Trump’s finances to learn more about Russian connections.

• The Post says there’s “stunning proof” that de Blasio has made City Hall up for sale.

In the Blogs
• Maspeth High School is hosting a basketball charity game against the NYPD this weekend.

• Quontic Bank is hosting a free seminar for first-time homebuyers.

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Scoreboard
• The Mets (16-21) fell to the Diamondbacks, 7-3. They continue their series with the D-Backs with a 9:40 p.m. matchup.

• The Yankees (22-13) head to Kansas City to take on the Royals. First pitch at 8:15 p.m.

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Real Estate
• A Catholic Charities-affiliated group has filed applications for a seven-story, 93-unit mixed-use building in Astoria.

• For Sale – Springfield Gardens - Detached one family on large 40×100 lot, 4 bedrooms, 3 full bath, private driveway, 2 car garage, full finished basement.  Asking $499,000  Lou Pastorini  Coldwell Banker Phillips  917-797-7567

• For Rent – Maspeth – Newly renovated 2 bedroom apt features LR, FDR, EIK w/ brand new appliances, 1 bath, office space.  Hardwood flooring throughout.  Close to transportation.  Asking $2200/month  Carollo Real Estate  718-366-6636

• Sold – Flushing – A one-bedroom, one-bathroom, 8000-square-foot co-op at 143-40 Roosevelt Avenue for $203,000. Zillow.

Technology
• An unprecedented malware attack swept the globe, leaving more than 200,000 systems around the world infected.

• Google is reportedly planning to launch its Google Assistant iOS app this week.

Events
Kew Gardens – 9:30 a.m. – City to brief Queens Borough Cabinet on citywide community outreach programs. Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

Kew Gardens – 10 a.m. – Councilman Barry Grodenchik and NYC Coalition for Adult Literacy highlight elimination of adult literacy classes in mayor’s budget. Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

Middle Village – 53rd annual Queens Kiwanis memorial service. U.S. Columbarium Co., 61-40 Mount Olivet Crescent.

Flushing – 6:15 p.m. – Queens Library CEO Dennis Walcott presides over graduation ceremony for adult learner class of 2017. Flushing Library, 41-17 Main St.

Astoria – 6:30 p.m. – Community Board 1 meeting. Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd.

LIC – 7 p.m. – Public Advocate Letitia James hosts Talk to Tish town hall. CUNY Law School, 2 Court Sq West.

Glendale – 7 p.m. – Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley hosts workshop on future of QNS Light Rail. The Shops at Atlas Park, 8000 Cooper Ave., Storefront 6-112.

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May 16th, 2017 at 11:44 am

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