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Afternoon Buzz: Nikki Haley resigns as US ambassador, Two siblings missing in Bushwick.

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Tuesday, October 9

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has resigned and will leave her post by the end of the year.

• Hillary Clinton has said that President Trump’s remarks at Kavanaugh’s swearing-in “undermine the Supreme Court”.

• The new 72nd street subway station now features art designed by Yoko Ono.

IN BROOKLYN
• Two siblings are missing in Bushwick after they left their home to look for their older sister who ran away.

• A woman was sexually assaulted and her husband, a retired police lieutenant, was attacked with a blade during a home invasion.

• Police officers were dispatched to the Dyker Heights Intermediate School after receiving shooting threats.

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
• Delays on I-278 westbound between Exit 35 – I-495 Long Island Expressway (New York) and Exit 29B – Tillary Street (New York).

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between 39th Street (New York) and Exit 28A – Old Fulton Street; Cadman Plaza West (New York).

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

SCOREBOARD
• The Yankees (1-2)  lost to the Red Sox 16-1 in the third game of the Division Series. They will play each other again today at 8:07 pm.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Kanye West will meet with President Trump and Jared Kushner at the White House this Thursday.

• Stevie Nicks has been nominated to be inducted to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

• Katt Williams is being sued by a driver who says he was attacked by the comedian and his dog.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• The Flash (CW, 8PM) – The Season 5 premiere: Barry and Iris try to return an unexpected guest from the future to her timeline.

• NCIS (NBC, 8PM) – One of the NCIS agents is starstruck after the team investigates an explosion outside the home of Navy Petty Officer First Class Todd Nicholas and his wife, popular reality TV star Sheba Nicholas.

• This Is Us (ABC, 9PM) – The Pearsons rally around Kate as she undergoes a medical procedure.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: The Devil’s Advocate – An exceptionally adept Florida lawyer is offered a job at a high-end New York City law firm with a high-end boss – the biggest opportunity of his career to date.

• HULU: Shark Tank Season 10 – Ambitious entrepreneurs present their breakthrough business concepts.

• AMAZON PRIME: Carrie – Based on a Stephen King novel, Carrie is the story of a girl brought up, almost in isolation, by her psychotically religious mother Margaret.

TECHNOLOGY
• T-Mobile’s prepaid service, Metro, will offer 5G in 2019.

• Alcatel’s newest budget tablet is designed to be more child-friendly.

• A “Borderlands 2″ VR will debut for PlayStation 4 this December.

#TRENDINGNY
• Nikki Haley

• #madebygoogle

• #TuesdayThoughts

• #Batwoman

• #RegisterAndVote

REAL ESTATE

• For Rent – Greenwood Heights – Sunny & bright duplex features livingroom, dining room, eat in kitchen, 3 Queen sized bedrooms & 2 full bathrooms. hardwood flooring throughout. Central heat + Ac. Pet Friendly. Shared access to the roof deck. Laundry in the building. Close to all shops & transportation. Asking $3,650/month. Carollo Real Estate 718-366-6636

• For Rent – Williamsburg – 2 Bedroom apartment features living room w/ balcony, dining room, kitchen, & 1 full bathroom. Hardwoodflooringthroughout . Central AC+ heat. Pet friendly. Lots of windows & closet space. Close to all shops & transportation. Just 1 block from J, M OR G Train. Asking $2,550/month. Carollo Real Estate 718-366-6636

LOCAL EVENTS
• Downtown – 7 p.m. – Florence + The Machine.  Barclay Center, 620 Atlantic Ave.

• Bedford Stuyvesant – 7 p.m. – 81st Precinct Community Council Meeting. Bed-Stuy Multi Service Center. 1958 Fulton St.

• Flatbush – 8 p.m. – Modest Mouse.  Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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Written by BKTicker

October 9th, 2018 at 3:42 pm

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