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Wednesday, October 11

• Partly cloudy in the morning with rain showers in the afternoon. High of 72.

Top Stories
• Harvey Weinstein, who was accused of rape by three women, could face criminal charges if their claims are true.

• California wildfires have killed at least 15 people and caused 20,000 people to evacuate the area.

• The United States men’s soccer team has been eliminated from World Cup contention, ending a stream of seven consecutive appearances.

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Brooklyn News
• A business teacher at a Flatbush school was arrested for months-long sexual abuse of a teenage student.

• A rape suspect who attacked three women in a two-hour span in Cypress Hills was arrested.

• The L train rider who went on a racist tirade and got a bowl of hot soup to the face says he was the victim of a liberal mob.

• The first mayoral debate between de Blasio, Malliotakis and Dietl turned into a shouting match.

• A new PAC supporting Bo Dietl called “New Yorkers for New York” received its first donation from a non-New Yorker.

• Actresses Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie join a growing list of womenwho accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment.

• Here are 10 big moments from the second trailer of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, which is out in theaters this December.

Buzzing Back

• In 1975 Saturday Night Live debuts

• In 1844 “Heinz 57” founder Henry John Heinz is born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

• The Daily News says Donald Trump will finally get a victory if the NFL forces players to stand for the national anthem.

• The Post calls the mayor’s commission on statues a pure farce, and called for an end to the culture wars.

In the Blogs
• Kingsland Wildflower is continuing its Fall Lecture Series with local rooftop farmer and author Annie Novak.

• Bklyner provides a guide to the 10th annual Bushwick Film Festival.

Trending in New York
• #HipHopAwards
• #AHSCult
• #ThisIsUs
• #NYCVotes

• The Yankees head to Cleveland for the pivotal Game 5 of the ALDS. First pitch at 8:08 p.m.

• The Rangers (1-3) fell to the St. Louis Blues, 3-1.

• The Islanders (1-1-1) are in Anaheim to take on the Ducks at 10 p.m.

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Real Estate
• A single-story laundromat in Bed-Stuy will soon be demolished to build an 11-story mixed-use tower.

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Business News
• Disney, Fox and other major studios are joining forces for a new digital film downloading service.

• After facing backlash over a shortage of its Szechuan sauce, McDonalds promised it would bring the dip back in the winter.

• Boerum Hill – 5:30 p.m. – Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce’s LGBT Business Committee hosts 2017 Fall Mixer. Even Hotel, 46 Nevins St.

• Downtown – 7 p.m. – Katy Perry performs. Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Ave.

• Greenpoint - 8 p.m. – Free Screening: Stephen King’s Pet Sematary. Brooklyn Bazaar, 150 Greenpoint Ave.

• Williamsburg – 9 p.m. – NVR Sleep Dirty South – A Hurricane Harvey Benefit. Kinfolk, 90 Wythe Ave.

Written by BKTicker

October 11th, 2017 at 4:09 pm

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