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Tuesday, December 5

Weather
• Light rain early with periods of rain in the afternoon. High of 58.

Top Stories
• The Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to enforce its travel ban on residents of six majority-Muslim countries.

• President Trump slashed protections to national monuments that were created by previous presidents.

• Watch the scary video of an NFL player carted off the field and reporting no feeling in his lower body after suffering a spinal injury.

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Queens News
• The driver who stabbed two people before ramming his car into a crowded sidewalk in South Ozone Park has been charged.

• Police are hunting for a suspect who broke into a Jackson Heights home and hit a 5-year-old boy.

• A driver trying to find a ramp to the Grand Central Parkway ended up driving into the Jamaica train yard tracks.

Politics
• Donald Trump has officially endorsed GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore, who has been accused of sexual assault.

• The city’s former jails chief still owes thousands of dollars after a car scandal that led to his ouster.

Entertainment
• “House of Cards” will resume production in early 2018 to finish the showwithout Kevin Spacey.

Kristen Bell will be the first-ever host for the Screen Actor Guild Awards next year.

Buzzing Back

• In 1933 Champagne corks pop as prohibition ends in America.  See thenewspaper headlines for that day.

• In 1901, animator Walt Disney is born in Chicago, Illinois.  Walt also became one of the first producers of films to venture into television, with this series.

Opinion
• The Daily News says despite Trump’s weak claims about obstruction, no president is above the law.

• The Post praises the NYPD and past mayors for helping New York City realize a miraculous crime drop.

In the Blogs
• A Colombian bakery and cafe is set to open in the Ditmars area of Astoria.

• Uber’s former LIC site is being turned into a family medicine urgent care facility.

Trending in New York
Ryan Shazier
#TheGoodDoctor
Twin Peaks
John Oliver
Spongebob Squarepants

Scoreboard
• The Islanders (16-8-2) topped the Florida Panthers, 5-4, in a shootout. They travel to Tampa Bay to face the Lightning at 7:30 p.m.

• The Rangers (14-10-2) head to Pittsburgh to take on the Penguins at 7:30 p.m.

• The Knicks (11-12) fell to the Indiana Pacers, 115-97.

• The Nets (9-14) crushed the Atlanta Hawks, 110-90.

• LIU Brooklyn (4-6) narrowly beat Stony Brook, 75-71.

• St. John’s (7-1) takes on Grand Canyon in Arizona at 11:30 p.m.

• New Yankees manager Aaron Boone has signed a three-year contract with the team.

• After the Giants fired GM Jerry Reese and head coach Ben McAdoo, here are some potential replacements they are considering.

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Real Estate
• Check out the top real estate loans in October for Queens, Brooklyn and the Bronx.

• For Sale – 87-10 79th Avenue, Glendale – Semi detached 2 family home features 3 BRs over 2 BRs.  Full basement, 2 car garage.  Asking $849,000 Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

• For Rent – Middle Village – 2 BR apt features LR, EIK, home office & 1 full bathroom.  Full access to backyard.  Heat & Water included.  Asking $1,900/mo  ID #1300970  Carollo Real Estate  718-336-6636

• Sold – St. Albans – An eight-bedroom, five-bathroom, 3,300-square-foot house at 116-12 194th Street for $930,000. Zillow.

Technology
• Apple Pay Cash, a Venmo-style money service, is coming to iPhones next week.

• Facebook rolled out its Messenger Kids app, which parents can monitor, for children under 13.

Events
Maspeth - 6 p.m. – Dinner & Destiny.  Spiritual reader – dinner not included. O’Neill’s, 64-21 53rd Dr.

LIC6 p.m. – Hunter’s Point Community Development Corporation 10th Annual Tree Lighting. Vernon Mall, Vernon Blvd btwn 50th & 51st Ave.

Middle Village - 7 to 9 p.m. – Boy Scout Troop 119 Meeting. St. Margaret Parish, 66-05 79th Pl.

Belle Harbor7 p.m. – Mayor Bill de Blasio and Councilman Eric Ulrich host town hall. PS/MS 114, 400 Beach 135th St.

Written by QTadmin

December 5th, 2017 at 4:18 pm

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