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Tuesday, November 5

Weather
• Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers in the morning. High of 57 degrees.

Top Stories
• Four White House officials refused to testify in the House’s impeachment inquiry and did not show up for depositions.

• Eight U.S. citizens, including two mothers and their five children, were killed in Northern Mexico by members of a drug cartel.

• The FBI arrested a man who is accused of planning to bomb a synagogue in Colorado.

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Election Day in Prospect Park  Tues Nov 5th 12-4pm  Join Prospect Park Alliance for family friendly programming on Election Day. Various Locations in Prospect Park
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Brooklyn News
• The lawyer obtained by a Brooklyn supreme civil court judge was accused of obstructing a fraud investigation.

• Parents of a teenage boy who was punched by an NYPD officer led a rally for police accountability near Jay Street/Metro Tech.

• A national water safety group will open its first NYC location at a warehouse in Gowanus.

Politics
• President Donald Trump formally exited the US from the Paris Agreement agreed to at the UN climate change conference in 2015.

• The president lost his federal appeal, and must hand over his tax returns to the Manhattan District Attorney.

Entertainment
• Krispy Kreme warned a college student in Minnesota to stop reselling the chain’s donuts for his own profit.

Recent fires in California have devastated the state’s beloved wine country.

Buzzing Back

• In 2009, an Army major kills 13 people in Fort Hood shooting spree.

• In 1987, Kevin Jonas is born is Teaneck, New Jersey. His appearance on this Disney comedy broke records with 10.7 million viewers.

Opinion
• TIME speculates on the real reason Google is buying Fitbit.

• The New York Times discusses how EU subsidizing for agriculture contributes to the power of Oligarchs.

In the Blogs
• A new speakeasy, Mama D’s, on the border of Ridgewood and Bushwick will make your creative mind run wild.

• Vegan cafe Brooklyn Whiskers announced it will close its Manhattan Avenuelocation.

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Scoreboard
• The Giants (2-7) lost to the Dallas Cowboys, 37-18.

• The Rangers (5-6-1) were defeated by the Ottawa Senators, 6-2.

• The Nets (3-4) beat the New Orleans Pelicans, 135-125.

• The Islanders (10-3-0) face the Ottawa Senators at 7 p.m.

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Self Care for Women  Tues Nov 5th 8:30-10pm  Mindful cycles, healthy bodies, clean beauty.  $22  Brooklyn Brainery, 190 Underhill Ave, Prospect Heights.
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Real Estate
• The Greenpoint building on India Street is available for immediate occupancy.

• For Sale – 353 Monroe Street, Bed-Stuy – Three family new construction – the epitome of excellence! Will be completed by the end of the year. 7 BRs, 4 bath.  $1.990M. Homes.com. 212-652-8788

• For Rent – Williamsburg – Luxury duplex apt for rent features LR, DR, 2.5 bath, huge backyard. Walk-in closets in each BR, hardwood flooring.  $4,000/month. Carollo Rentals. 718-747-7747. ID # 1359997

• Sold – Bay Ridge – A one bedroom, one bathroom, 585 square-foot apartment at 28 Marine Avenue for $323,872. Zillow

Technology
• Microsoft Japan reported more productivity when giving employees a four-day work week.

• A NASA probe revealed that interstellar space is even weirder than we mighthave expected.

Events
DoBro - 11:30 a.m. – Borough President Eric Adams announces “Know Your Rights” peer-to-peer pilot program in schools. Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St.

• Prospect Park – Noon to 4 p.m. – Election Day in Prospect Park.  Various Locations.

Prospect Heights – 8:30 to 10 p.m. – Self Care for Women.  Brooklyn Brainery, 190 Underhill Avenue

Written by BKTicker

November 5th, 2019 at 8:58 am

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