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Wednesday, April 11

• Partly cloudy with a high of 53 degrees.

Top Stories
• In a five-hour face-off with senators, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg apologized for the company’s privacy failures, but emerged unscathed.

• Trump is considering firing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, a move that lawmakers fear could lead to Robert Mueller’s removal.

• The FBI is investigating a $150,000 payment made by the publisher of National Enquirer to a second woman who claims she had an affair with Trump.

Myrtle Avenue Spring Street Festival  Sun Apr 15th   12-6pm  Over 200 merchants, children’s rides, game booths, food, entertainment, vintage buses.  Sponsored by Myrtle Ave BID.  Myrtle Avenue from Wyckoff Avenue to Forest Avenue.

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Queens News
• A judge sentenced a Queens man to 150 years behind bars for beating, raping and impregnating his underaged stepdaughters.

• A local television reporter was punched in the face by an Edgemere residentas he was interviewing community members.

• Mayor de Blasio named Stanley Brezenoff as the interim chair of NYCHA after touring a development in Far Rockaway.

• Trump believes he has the power to fire Robert Mueller because the probe into Russian meddling has “gone too far.”

• A longtime political operative is challenging Thomas DiNapoli for state comptroller.

• Actor T.J. Miller was arrested for drunkenly calling in a bomb threat on a train after a female passenger snubbed his advances.

• Here’s the inside story of how Tristan Thompson likely cheated on a pregnant Khloe Kardashian with an Instagram model.

Buzzing Back

• In 1970 Apollo 13 is launched to the moon.  In 1995 the movie Apollo 13 was released starring this actor.

• In 1966 English singer/songwriter Lisa Stansfield is born in Manchester, England.  Released in 1989, this song remains her biggest hit to date.

• The Daily News says the biggest obstacle to tackling problems at NYCHA is still de Blasio.

• The Post says after the FBI raid on Trump’s lawyer, the president’s best bet is to play it cool and not fire investigators.

In the Blogs
• Jackson Heights Beautification Group is hosting a Scrabble tournament this weekend.

• Students in grades 2-5 are invited to participate in this Mother’s Day essay contest.

Trending in New York
• Champions League
• Tristan Thompson
• Andre Ingram
• Mr. Trump
• The Mets

• The Knicks (28-53) head to Cleveland to face the Cavaliers in the final game of their season. Tip-off is at 8 p.m.

• The Nets (28-53) take on the Boston Celtics on the road in their last game. Tip-off is at 8 p.m.

• The Yankees (5-6) were crushed by Boston, 14-1. They play the Red Sox at Fenway again at 7:10 p.m.

• The Mets (9-1) continue their hot streak by topping the Marlins, 8-6. They finish their series with the Marlins in Miami at 7:10 p.m.

• A 32-year-old rookie made his NBA debut with the Lakers, and caught fire.

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“Adams and Jefferson, A Historic Fifty-Year Friendship”   Sat Apr 14th 2-4pm  Return engagement of our favorite historical actor!  Donation $5.00  Onderdonk House, 1830 Flushing Avenue, Ridgewood

Real Estate
• Here are the 10 biggest real estate projects coming to New York City, including six in Queens.

• For Sale – Howard Beach – Two family Waterfront Paradise!  Turn key home features 2 kitchens w/ top of the line appliances, cathedral ceilings w/ 7 skylights, huge deck w/ dock for 3 boats, heated pool, wet cabana, outdoor grill.  Asking $1.2M  Crifasi Real Estate . 718-894-8700

• For Rent – Ridgewood – Beautiful 3 BR apt features LR, DR, EIK, 1 full bath.  Heat/Hot Water included.  Asking $2,100/month ID# 1309561  Carollo Realty & Mgmt  718-366-6636

• Sold – Richmond Hill – A six-bedroom, four-bathroom, 1,560-square-foot house at 130-13 92nd Avenue for $720,000. Zillow.

Business News
• Wells Fargo could face as much as $1 billion in fines to its mortgage and auto loan financing divisions.

• T-Mobile is restarting a new round of talks to acquire Sprint.

• St. Albans – 4 p.m. – Protest against Councilman I. Daneek Miller for displacement of commuter vans. Miller’s district office, 172-12 Linden Blvd.

• Maspeth – 7 p.m. – Bereavement Group. Maspeth Town Hall, 53-37 72nd St.

• Queens Village – 7 p.m. – Southeast Queens elected officials host information session on zombie properties. Congregational Church, 211-04 Hollis Ave.

• Kew Gardens Hills – 7:30 p.m. – Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. speaks at JFK and Stevenson Democratic clubs. Kew Gardens Hills Jewish Center, 71-25 Main St.

• Middle Village – 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 5 Monthly Meeting. Christ the King HS, 68-02 Metropolitan Ave.

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April 12th, 2018 at 1:01 am

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