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Wednesday, April 11

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• House Speaker Paul Ryan announced he will not seek reelection this year.

• President Trump warned Russia of missile strike on Syria in retaliation for a suspected chemical attack.

• Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the regulation of social media firms is “inevitable” and revealed that his own data was exposed in the Cambridge Analytica scandal during his second day on Capitol Hill.

IN BROOKLYN
• Four suspects were arrested as part of a major drug bust in Queens and Brooklyn.

• Police identified the dismembered body of a woman that was found inside Canarsie Park.

• Police released a video of a gunman shooting a teen in the back in Brooklyn.

SUBWAY STATUS
• Northbound E trains are stopping along the F line from W 4 St-Washing Sq to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av.

• Some Forest Hills-bound M trains are stopping along the F line from 47-50 St Rockefeller Ctr to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av.

• Some Forest Hills-bound M trains will end at Delancey St-Essex St. These service changes are because of a broken rail at Lexington Av-53 St.

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

TRAFFIC
• Delays on I-495 eastbound from Exit 19 – Woodhaven Blvd / Queens Blvd to Exit 27 – Clearview Expwy I-295 / Throgs Neck Bridge.

• Delays on Grand Central Pkwy eastbound from Exit 10 – I-495 Long Island Expwy to I-678 – Van Wyck Expwy.

• Delays on I-678 southbound from Exit 12B – I-495; Ramp to Exit 4 – Liberty Ave.

• Delays on I-678 northbound from Rockaway Blvd to Exit 8 – Main St.

• Delays on I-278 westbound from Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge to Exit – 38th St; Sunset Park Industrial Park.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound from Exit 30 – Flushing Ave to Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound from Exit – 38th St; Sunset Park Industrial Park to Exit 28B – Brooklyn Bridge.

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

SCOREBOARD
• 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.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Mitzi Shore, the owner of the Comedy Store in Los Angeles, died at the age of 87 after a battle with Parkinson’s disease.

• Mariah Carey opened up about living with bipolar disease in an issue of People’s Magazine.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• The Blacklist (NBC, 8PM) – In an attempt to apply pressure to Ian Garvey, Red and the Task Force head to Paris to track down a prominent heroin supplier for the Nash Syndicate. Distrustful of Red’s agenda, Liz takes her own path in going after Garvey.

• Suits (USA, 9PM) – Harvey is forced into a difficult decision when the impossible is asked of him. Mike and Rachel try to make time to discuss their future. Louis struggles with the rules of his relationship.

• The Americans (FX, 10PM) – In the aftermath of a disastrous operation, Philip and Elizabeth clash about how to handle things with Paige. Meanwhile, Stan struggles to contain the growing risks of Sofia and Gennadi’s fraying relationship.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: Bad Boys – Two hip detectives protect a witness to a murder while investigating a case of stolen heroin from the evidence storage room from their police precinct.

• HULU: Augie – At 47, Augie Nieto was diagnosed with ALS. Since then, he and his wife Lynne have been on a quest to change the course of ALS.

• AMAZON VIDEO: Mystic River – The lives of three men who were childhood friends are shattered when one of them has a family tragedy.

TECHNOLOGY
• Google is planning to release a new Gmail design with several new features in the coming weeks.

• A federal jury ordered that Apple pay $502.6 million for infringing four patents for secure communications.

• Are you trying to get sharp photos on your camera? Check out these tips on how to improve your focusing skills.

#TRENDINGNY
• #NationalPetDay

• Andre Ingram

• Nicki

• Syria

• #StatenIslandHustle

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Bed-Stuy – Legal 4 family brownstone in Stuyvesant Heights Historic District. Hand carved wood staircase, banister and wainscoting, 2 fireplaces, original window shutters, parquet floors, stained glass transom windows, pocket doors, high ceilings, crown moldings and more. Asking $2,300,000. Crifasi Real Estate 718-782-4411

• For Sale – Williamsburg - Three family brick – delivered vacant. 7 BRs, 3 bath total. 1st flr has access to yard, 2nd flr has outdoor deck. Asking $2,100,000. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188v

LOCAL EVENTS
• Greenpoint – 4:30 p.m. – Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund celebrates 500th new tree planted. 725 Leonard St.

• Bushwick – 6:30 p.m. – Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, Assemblywoman Maritza Davila host discussion on tenant harassment. Ridgewood Bushwick Youth Center, 1474 Gates Ave.

• Prospect Lefferts Gardens – 6:30 p.m. – State Senator Jesse Hamilton holds emergency meeting with mental health advisory committee in wake of death of Saheed Vassell. SUNY Downstate Medical Center, 395 Lenox Rd.

 Greenpoint - 8 p.m. – Free Screening: Being John Malkovich. Brooklyn Bazaar, 150 Greenpoint Ave.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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Written by BKTicker

April 12th, 2018 at 1:36 am

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