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"Good morning. I'm no one Lleyton con. Ed investigating the cause of an electrical fire at a substation in a story queens that lit up the Thursday night sky and Erie, bright blue, and it freaked out a lot of New Yorkers who wondered what the heck was taking place at the end of the world. Like something's been to New York. Some you something the fire first reported about nine o'clock thousands from the five boroughs far aways, Nassau County, New Jersey taken to social media to port hearing the explosion. And then the sky light up con Ed called it a short small electrical fire involving transformers at a substation a shoplifter racing into a subway station while the dead on the tracks. When a train hit police say the person had stolen something from metro PCS in Brooklyn, then ran into the q train sheep's head base station. He was walking on the tracks. When he was hit by the train. He died at the scene. Police have not said who he is. He has teased Iran before. But former mayor Michael Bloomberg says he's really thinking about running for president. And he says he would self fund his March to the White House w award. Scott Pringle, has more birds top political adviser Howard Wolfson tell CNBC that Bloomberg is willing to spend whatever is required that can mean more than one hundred million dollars about what he showed out when he ran for mayor of the Big Apple. Meanwhile, Bloomberg says climate change should be a top issue. I don't know whether I'm gonna run or not. But I will be out there demanding that anybody that's running has a plan. I want wanna hear the plan, and I want everybody to look at it and say, whether it's doable. Now, according to this report, if Bloomberg does decide to run for president, and he does not plan to take any money from outside political action committees. I'm Scott Pringle for seven ten double the OR government shutdown roles in today's seven no compromise in sight NBC Scott MacFarlane reports both the house and Senate returns yesterday, but ended quickly with no scheduled votes capital. Congress is punted all proceedings in votes until at least next week, which means the hallways here, or is empty is those in many of the nation's federal buildings and national parks, many of which will remain closed today from California through the east coast and the shutdown leaving eight hundred thousand federal employees without pay or on furlough is congress in the White House battle over funding for the border wall with New Year's Eve just a few days away, New York state, drug enforcement agency officials are out with a warning. Those who do drugs are issuing a holiday warning to people about patches a cocaine and heroin that are laced with a potent opioid Fenton. All TA special agent in charge Ray Donovan, be very careful."