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What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
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Queens NY Employment Defense Attorney The Family Medical Leaves Act (FMLA) grants the right to mothers and fathers to take up to 12 weeks off for maternity or paternity leaves so they can spend tim...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: AUG 2014
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  August 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In July, home sales dropped slightly from June when we saw a slight jump in sales. The increase in sales pace in June & July led to another substantial increa...
If you’re loyal to your insurance carrier it will cost you
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by Steven Palermo | Aug 1, 2014 | insurance company rates , PTB Blog Most successful businesses know how to treat their faithful customers.  A good restaurant owner will treat regulars with a compl...
U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
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On June 12, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court—in a unanimous decision—ruled that Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) inherited by anyone other than a spouse are not retirement funds and therefore are ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JULY 2014
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June 2014 Queens NY Market Update    The pace of home sales rose sharply in June but was still below the pace of sales in June 2013. Prices posted moderate gains in June as well, remaining on pace ...
Estate Planning Basics for Newlyweds – How to Get Prepared for the Unexpected
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It’s that time of year – the time for beautiful weddings, fun receptions, delicious cakes, special gifts, and romantic honeymoons. While this is a joyous time for everyone, it’s also time for you a...
The Annual Pay Notice Requirement of the New York Wage Theft Prevention Act Could Be Close to Ending
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Author: Stephen D. Hans After the Wage Theft Prevention Act went into effect, restaurant owners and other types of business owners became burdened with paperwork as they complied with annual requir...
$$ OPPORTUNITY HAS KNOCKED ! $$ Networking For Prosperity & Adventure $$
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Bring Pen & Paper for this great opportunity to learn about:  * Job search, Employment Training, Networking Skills & How Every Dollar Counts . **Snacks & Beverages provided.** WHEN : Wednesday June...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JUNE 2014
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June 2014 Queens NY Market Update The pace of home sales rose in May after a slow start in the beginning of 2014. Inventory increased slightly again in May, meaning buyers should have a bit more ch...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 1: The Italian presence…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 592 592 recommendations | email to a friend
  Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena for L'Idea Magazine   Book Expo America 2014 has brought a wave of foreign authors, either in the original language or in translation, and among the...

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470 Vanderbilt plan approved by CB2
Would relocate welfare headquarters to Ft. Greene
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Crossing 4th Ave safer with countdown signals
Why did the chicken cross 4th Avenue? Because new countdown clocks said there was time left. Intended more for human pedestrians, new countdown clocks were unveiled at the intersection of 4th Avenu...
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Storm tears through Brooklyn
Park Slope hit hardest
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At book fest, unknown authors find outlet
The Brooklyn Book Festival, now in its fifth year, is known for attracting some of the biggest authors and literary organizations in the world. But the event also provides an unparalleled venue for...
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‘Ghost Bikes’ memorials saved
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Rep. Weiner to Senate: Pass the lending bill
In June, the House of Representatives passed a $30 billion lending bill to help struggling small businesses stay afloat. Now Congressman Anthony Weiner wants the Senate to follow suit. Weiner appea...
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Staying in Constant Contact
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At St. Joseph's, it's never too late to learn
Whether you are feeling stuck in a rut at work or looking to make a career change, it's never too late to go back to school. With St. Joseph's College's adult learner programs, “I don't have the ti...
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Disney headlines Brooklyn Business Expo
At the Brooklyn Business Expo, companies across the board will network, share ideas, and meet new clients. The sponsors and attendees will range from entrepreneurs and small business owners to big,...
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Brooklyn Biz Expo coming to Steiner Studios
Networking event expected to draw over 1,000 visitors
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Brooklyn home a treasure chest of American history
From the outside, you would never guess. It looks like just another stately brownstone on a quiet residential block in Bay Ridge. Children are playing next door, and cars line the streets. Aside fr...
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Book Fest expands in fifth year
Will feature Rushdie, Krugman and more
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Anyway you slice, bagel tax hard to swallow
Bagel stores in Queens and Brooklyn fight to keep business as usual
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Engineering a change in the classroom
NYU-Poly’s suggestion to raising grades? Robots
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Ashya King parents's lawyer, Juan Isidro Fernandez Diaz, arrives at the National court in Madrid, Spain, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. A critically-ill 5-year-old boy driven to Spain by his parents, Brett and Naghemeh, against doctors' advice is receiving medical treatment for a brain tumor in a Spanish hospital as his parents await extradition to Britain, police said Sunday. Officers received a phone call late Saturday from a hotel east of Malaga advising that a vehicle fitting the description circulated by police was on its premises. Both parents were arrested and the boy, Ashya King, was taken to a hospital, a Spanish police spokesman said. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)LONDON (AP) — The grandmother of a 5-year-old British boy with a severe brain tumor accused U.K. authorities on Monday of cruelty for seeking an arrest warrant and pursuing the family abroad after his parents removed him from a British hospital against medical advice.


2014-09-01 09:28:46 -0400

Kurdish peshmerga forces celebrate as they take control of Sulaiman Pek from the Islamist State militants, in the northwest of Tikrit cityBy Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - Islamist fighters have carried out atrocities on "an unimaginable scale" in months of fighting with Iraqi forces who have also killed detainees and shelled civilian areas, a U.N. official said in an emergency debate on the conflict on Monday. Iraq's human rights minister, Mohammed Shia' Al Sudani, told the session that Islamic State militants, "oozing with barbarity", threatened his country and the world, but did not immediately respond to allegations against state troops. Islamic State has grabbed large areas of Iraq and neighboring Syria, declaring a cross-border caliphate and driving hundreds of thousands from their homes. At least 1,420 people were killed in Iraq in August alone, U.N. figures showed on Monday.


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Monaco's Colombian striker Radamel Falcao eyes the ball during a French L1 football match against Evian TG (EVTG) at the Louis II Stadium in Monaco on November 8, 2013Manchester United have agreed a sensational deal to sign Colombia striker Radamel Falcao on a season-long loan from Monaco, according to widespread British media reports on Monday. The prolific 28-year-old forward, who missed the World Cup with a serious knee injury, has also been linked with Real Madrid, Manchester City and Arsenal. United will pay Monaco a fee of around 10 million euros ($13.1 million) for the loan and will have an option to make the deal permanent for 55 million euros at the end of the season, sources at Monaco told AFP. Falcao, who has scored 20 goals in 51 appearances for Colombia, is under contract at Monaco until 2018.


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