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U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
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 $$
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 332 332 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jun 19, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 364 364 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 407 407 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...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 2: The Authors Speak…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 408 408 recommendations | email to a friend
Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena  for L'Idea Magazine   Javits Center was the center of attention for all American book lovers for four days at the end of May, with a series of events...
Interview to author Tony Napoli.
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 861 861 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently I published a review on the popular book “My Father, My Don,” A Son’s Journey from Organized Crime to Sobriety, and I am now pleased to offer our readers an interview to the author, Tony N...
How Much Can Allegations of Discrimination Cost You?
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 366 366 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Discrimination is a serious issue for employers. It can lead to disputes, lawsuits and even forced business sales. Forced business sale, substantial fines and the disgrace o...

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Community discusses proposals for LICH
Residents and community activists filled the auditorium at St .Francis College last week, as the nine proposals for Long Island College Hospital (LICH) were presented. The community forum was organ...
Apr 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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84th Precinct Police Blotter
March 12 - At 8 p.m. at 200 Livingston St. a 26-year-old man parked his car and when he returned it was stolen. March 13 - At 12 p.m. at 21 Dean St. a 49-year-old woman reported money being taken f...
Apr 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Adams host new police chief at Borough Hall
Hundreds of faith-based civic leaders from across Brooklyn gathered at Borough Hall Monday night, as Borough President Eric Adams hosted Police Commissioner William Bratton for a meet-and-greet ses...
Mar 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chkifati brothers plans to expand Luxor Limos
Most 16-year-olds would be more than satisfied with a driver’s license and a hooptie, but when Shlomo Chkifati was 16, he and his 18-year-old brother Albert had their sights set on starting their o...
Mar 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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84th Precinct Police blotter (3/9/14-3/17/14)
Sunday, March 9 At 11 p.m. in front of 188 State St. a 66-year-old woman was walking when she was attacked from behind, pushed to the sidewalk and had her purse stolen. She injured her knee and sho...
Mar 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Luxury living expanding to Park Slope South
Aside from recent expansion projects in the Prospect Park region of Brooklyn, like the recently launched $74 million LeFrak Center at Lakeside, new residential developments have added to the boomin...
Mar 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlantic Yards plays long ball
Residents look for solution to ongoing construction project
Mar 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Four & Twenty Blackbirds descends on Brooklyn Public Library
Shop owners Emily and Melissa Elsen couldn’t have picked a more appropriate day to celebrate the opening of Four & Twenty Blackbirds’ new location inside the central branch of the Brooklyn Public L...
Mar 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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84th precinct blotter
Feb. 24 - A 26-year-old man looked at an apartment in Coney Island and gave a $4,300 deposit, but was never given the keys and had his money stolen. Feb. 25 - A 30-year-old man reported leaving his...
Mar 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn mall owners address local civic group
Security concerns after two unruly flash mobs
Mar 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crown Heights resident looks to fill Adams' seat
When Eric Adams left the State Senate for his new post as Brooklyn borough president, lifelong Crown Heights resident Rubain Dorancy saw an opportunity. Dorancy, an attorney, teacher, community act...
Mar 19, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn residents put Housing Court on trial
Several community groups gathered to take Brooklyn Housing Court to task in a mock trial held at Borough Hall last Thursday. Led by Borough President Eric Adams, the mock trial included testimonial...
Mar 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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84th precinct botter
Feb. 21 - At 7:30 p.m. at Frank Collective, 210 Jay St., a 42-year-old woman entered on Monday after being closed for the weekend and found three Macbooks, a laptop and an iPad stolen. Feb. 24 - At...
Mar 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Adult Day Care Center opens in Brooklyn
With a more intimate setting, privacy is not an issue
Mar 12, 2014 | 4 4 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rash of car break-ins near St. Joe's
A string of car break-ins have taken place near front St. Joseph’s College in Brooklyn over the past month. Last week, numerous vehicles on Clinton Avenue and Waverly Street had broken windows and ...
Mar 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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PARIS (AP) — The European Court of Human Rights on Thursday ordered Russia to pay out another 1.9 billion euros ($2.5 billion) to a group of shareholders of Yukos, the oil company the government dismantled over a decade ago.
2014-07-31 07:58:57 -0400

In this image taken Sunday July 27, 2014 Australia's Francois Etoundi bronze medal winner, left, stands on the podium with gold medal winner India's Sathish Sivalingam following the men's 77kg weightlifting final at the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014 in Glasgow Scotland. Etoundi, was stripped of his games accreditation Thursday July 31, 2014 after being arrested over an alleged assault during an altercation in the athletes' village in Glasgow. (AP Photo/Dominic Lipinski/PA) UNITED KINGDOM OUTGLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Australia's Commonwealth Games team was reeling Thursday after an alleged assault by one of its medalists and a rift within the track and field squad — just as the country's 20-year domination of the competition could be coming to an end.


2014-07-31 07:58:44 -0400
LONDON (AP) — A British judge has opened an inquiry into the death of former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko, saying the central question is whether the Russian state ordered the killing.
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