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Morning Buzz: Russian dominatrix goes on hunger strike at Rikers, new video of Syracuse University frat surfaces

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Monday, April 23

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 64 degrees.

Top Stories
• Four former presidents came together to pay tribute to the late Barbara Bush.

• Another offensive video has surfaced of Syracuse University’s fraternity Theta Tau.

• There’s a manhunt underway for a man who killed four people outside of a Nashville Waffle House.

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Queens News
• A newly enrolled member of the NYPD School Safety Academy attacked his girlfriend after seeing a photo of another man on her Facebook page.

• A man caught flying off his bike during a police stop in Corona three years ago is claiming cops roughed him up.

• A Russian dominatrix, who attempted to murder a woman with poisoned cheesecake, is currently on a hunger strike at Rikers Island.

Politics
•  Michael Bloomberg announced that he will give $4.5 million to fulfill the U.S.’s commitment to the Paris climate agreement.

• The chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee said Trump can’t expect to “charm” North Korean leader Kim Jong Un into giving up his nuclear weapons.

Entertainment
• The music world lost Swedish powerhouse DJ Avicii while the film industry lost popular Austin Powers actor Verne Troyer this weekend.

Weekend Box Office
• A Quiet Place: $22 million
• Rampage (2018): $21 million
• I Feel Pretty: $16.2 million
• Super Troopers 2: $14.7 million
• Truth or Dare: $7.9 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1974 Mama Cass Elliot collapses before an appearance on The Tonight Show where she had been scheduled to host. From 1965 to 1968 she was a member of this band.

• In 1960 actress Valerie Bertinelli is born in Wilmington, Delaware.  In 1981, she married this famous guitarist.

Opinion
• The Times argues that special counsel Robert Mueller has brought to light the shady practices in the interlinked worlds of banking, law and lobbying.

• The Post rails against Governor Cuomo calling himself the undocumented son of poor immigrants.

In the Blogs
• The Dog and Duck in Sunnyside reopened under new ownership and a new menu.

• Two men stole a 66-year-old woman’s wallet within a J-Mart in Flushing.

Trending in New York
• Kate Middleton
• #royalbaby
• Salah Abdeslam
• William Shakespeare
• Duchess of Cambridge

Scoreboard
• The Mets (14-6) and the Atlanta Braves game was postponed last night. There’s a doubleheader scheduled for Memorial Day.

• The Yankees (11-9) beat the Toronto Blue Jays, 5-1.

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Real Estate
• Permits have been filed for a seven-story, mixed-use building at 28-06 21st St.in Astoria.

• For Sale – Rego Park - Mixed Use Property – Corner property for great exposure.  Featuring 1 office on the 1st flr and 2 apts above.  Call for details.  Asking $1.5M  Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700 

• For Sale – 63-35 60th Place, Ridgewood – Two family, corner property brick home on 3 levels.  Property is completely renovated and ready to move in!  7 BRs, 3 bath total.  Small backyard, 2 car garage.  Asking $1,499,000  Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

• Sold – Flushing – A one-bedroom, one-bathroom, 700-square-foot co-op at 141-10 25th Rd. for $208,000. Zillow

Weekend Crime Roundup
• 14-year-old Nataly Juela has been reported missing. She was last seen on Friday, around 8 a.m., at the Academy for Careers in Television and Film in Long Island City. She’s described as 4’10” tall, weighing 140 lbs., with brown eyes and black hair. She was last seen wearing a black jacket, black Nike sweat pants with white stripes and a black t-shirt with the school name in purple.

• 64-year-old Sauchi Yeung has been reported missing. He was last seen leaving his residence at 30-55 37th Street on Friday around 10:30 a.m.  He is described as 5’9″ and 160lbs. He was last seen wearing a gray hooded jacket, tan pants and brown shoes.

Events
• Fresh Meadows – 10:30 a.m. – Chancellor Richard A. Carranza visits JHS 216 George J Ryan. 64-20 175th St.

 Fresh Meadows – 4 p.m. – Chancellor Richard A. Carranza hosts a student town hall followed by a parent town hall at 5:30 p.m. Francis Lewis HS, 58-20 Utopia Parkway

• LIC – 4 to 5 p.m. – Homework Help for Parents.  Queens Library, 37-44 21st Street

• Jackson Heights - 7 p.m. – Yonel Letellier Sosa, community and political activist, will announce his candidacy for the NYS Assembly, District 39. El Mordisco, 85-14 Roosevelt Ave.

• Cambria Heights – 6 to 8 p.m. – Remembrance of seventeen-year-old Melody Edwards who lost her life one year ago in tragic fire with Destiny Dones, Jada Foxworth, Rashawn Matthews and Chayce Lipford. Mount Moriah AME Church, 116-20 Francis Lewis Blvd.

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April 26th, 2018 at 3:18 am

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