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Monday, October 8

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• A landmark report by the UN found that nations will need to take “unprecedented” actions to cut their carbon emissions over the next decade to avoid a climate catastrophe.

• President Trump said he has no plans to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

• The driver involved in the upstate limo crash that killed 20 people did not have the proper license and the vehicle had failed an inspection just last month.

IN BROOKLYN
• A motorcyclist was killed after colliding with a car in Williamsburg.

• Three thugs broke into a retired cop’s home and sexually assaulted his wife and stole his gun.

• The arrest of a Hasidic man who blocked a cop car has sparked protests.

SUBWAY STATUS
• Downtown B,D trains run at a slower speed in the area of W 4 St-Washington Sq in Manhattan.

Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

 

TRAFFIC
• Water main break on 58th Street both directions between 37th Avenue (Queens) and 39th Avenue (Queens) all lanes closed until further notice.

Visit https://www.511ny.org to keep track of traffic.

SCOREBOARD
• The Giants (1-4) lost a heartbreaker to the Carolina Panthers, losing 31-30.

• The Jets (2-3) beat the Denver Broncos, 34-16.

• The Yankees are looking to take the lead against the Boston Red Sox in the ALDS tonight. The game starts at 7:40 p.m.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Taylor Swift endorsed Tennessee Democrats Phil Bredesen and Jim Cooper.

• At least 12 people were injured amid the panic following a “shots fired” warning at a Lil Wayne concert in Atlanta.

• Jonah Hill teased a collaboration with Adidas on Instagram.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• 9-1-1 (FOX, 9PM) – The first responders race to rescue victims trapped in various tight spots. Meanwhile, Athena contemplates accepting a promotion that will take her out of the field.

• The Good Doctor (ABC, 10PM) – Dr. Melendez, Dr. Brown and Dr. Park have given a young married couple two choices about their future: save the wife’s life or their future ability to start a family.

• Manifest (NBC, 10PM) – Ben and Michaela investigate a shocking murder in fear that it’s connected to Flight 828.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: V for Vendetta – In a future British tyranny, a shadowy freedom fighter, known only by the alias of “V”, plots to overthrow it with the help of a young woman.

• HULU: American Psycho – A wealthy New York City investment banking executive, Patrick Bateman, hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends.

• AMAZON PRIME: Starship Troopers – Humans in a militaristic future wage war with giant alien bugs in a satire of modern world politics.

TECHNOLOGY
• Google exposed private data from hundreds of thousands of Google+ users and then chose not to inform those affected by the issue.

• Intel announced its latest 9th Gen chips, including its ‘best gaming processor’ Core i9.

• Check out this round up of the trailers released at New York Comic Con 2018.

#TRENDINGNY
• #MondayMotivation

• #indigenouspeoplesday2018

• Columbus Day

• #HurricaneMichael

• #NCT127_Regular_Eng

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Ridgewood -Only 1 Blocks to Metropolitan Ave w/ tons of shops, restaurants, stores & transportation. This property features: 7 Br, 3 Bath, Finished Basement, Nice Yard, Front Patio. Asking $950,000. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

• For Sale – Canarsie – Newly Renovated Condo Unit features 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Rooftop Common Area, Tax Abated, Close To L Train And Express Bus, Pets Allowed. Asking $420,000. Crifasi Real Estate 718-782-4411

LOCAL EVENTS
• Ditmas Park - 8 p.m. – Star Sign Party – LIBRA.   Sycamore Bar & Flowershop, 1118 Cortelyou Rd

• Williamsburg – 9:15 p.m. – Screening of “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”.  Videology, 308 Bedford Ave.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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Written by BKTicker

October 9th, 2018 at 12:52 pm

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