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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Listing Specialist with the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . August 2016 Market Update Home sales in July dropped again for the fifth consecutive month. De...
What to do When Your Designated Driver Plan Fails
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
There’s no question that designating a driver reduces drunken driving accidents and saves lives. Designated Driver Statistics As time goes along, more and more people have gotten on board with the ...
If I Return to Work Making Less Money, Am I Still Entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefits?
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers So you’ve been hurt at work and you can’t perform your old job. What happens if you go back to work at a different position, ...
The Difference that Jurisdiction Could Make in a High Profile Divorce Case
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
by Chris Palermo   Different states and different countries have laws that can significantly affect the outcome of a divorce. A prime example is a high profile case reported in the New York Post . ...
Equal Pay for Women Issues
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen Hans Long Island City, Queens & NYC Employment Defense Attorney From an employer’s standpoint, if you are following similar pay practices to other businesses, it may seem like safet...
Prevent Boating Tragedy – A Guide to Safe Boating on Long Island
Aug 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Steven Palermo: The Suffolk Personal Injury Lawyer Cool ocean breezes on a hot summer day and the freedom of an open sea make boating a favorite pastime for many people. It’s a lifestyle fo...
HemClear: An Alternative Hemorrhoid Treatment
Aug 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
Hemorrhoids are painful, swollen blood vessels and veins around the anus that can cause severe discomfort to sufferers. They can be internal, located inside the anus, or external, meaning that you’...
Can I File Suit against My Employer if I Am Injured at Work?
Aug 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 118 118 recommendations | email to a friend
New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers' Compensation Lawyers A question we frequently get from prospective clients has to do with whether or not an employer can be sued in court for a pe...
New York City Affirms Rights to Use Bathrooms Consistent with Gender Identity
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 121 121 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:Stephen Hans & Associates Media outlets across the country are addressing controversial laws passed recently in certain states that prohibit transgender individuals from using bathrooms cons...
Can a Party in a Divorce Case Sue a Judge?
Aug 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 127 127 recommendations | email to a friend
Suing a judge occurs rarely, but does happen. In 2015, the judge presiding over a NY divorce case sanctioned an attorney who represented himself in the divorce case. Recently, the attorney filed a ...

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arts and entertainmemt
Amy Virginia releases 3rd album, "Not Us"
Her album, "Not Us," is a showcase of strength and creativity
Mar 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Receiver to share music with Brooklyn & Queens
On back-to-back nights, fans of Radiohead and Pink Floyd within the five boroughs will be able to listen live to a unique, quickly-rising band in Brooklyn and Queens.
Mar 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - March 11 to March 17
Entertainment events occurring in Brooklyn and Queens.
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St. Michael’s holds a Concert of Classics
St. Michael’s Cemetery in East Elmhurst gave back to the community through its third annual Concert of Classics on Saturday.
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - March 3 to March 10
Entertainment events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
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Lexington Piano Trio to perform 3 centuries of piano trios
On Saturday, March 5, at 7:30 p.m., the Lexington Piano Trio will perform various musical pieces, spanning across three centuries, for a night of lively and heart-tugging traditional performances.
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cultural wedding outfits on display in Flushing
The Lucky in Love features different traditional wedding attire from Asian countries.
Feb 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn showcases helps you prepare for your day
Need help picking the band for your wedding? Wedding Crashers have and will be hosting wedding showcases around Brooklyn.
Feb 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - Feb. 25 to March 3
Entertainment events occurring in Brooklyn and Queens.
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Before the wedding comes the engagement photos
Cynthia Chung shares what goes on in an engagement session.
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Local fans help push "Deadpool" to box-office record
During opening weekend, Deadpool earned an impressive $135 million.
Feb 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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"Adama" film exposes false accusations of terrorism
It's been a decade since the FBI mistakenly accused the then-teenager of being a terrorist. The film, Adama, follows the consequences of that brutal six-week period.
Feb 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - Feb. 18 to Feb. 24
Entertainment events happening in Brooklyn and Queens.
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Queens World Festival kicks off 6th year
QWFF to screen 144 films from around the globe
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5 Valentine’s Day weekend ideas
There are plenty of events around the city that you and your sweetheart can attend this weekend.
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national news
The number of Germans without jobs dropped slightly in August in seasonally adjusted terms, leaving the unemployment rate in Europe's largest economy unchanged at 6.1 percent. The Federal Labor Agency ...
2016-08-31 04:34:18 -0400

Spain's acting Prime Minister and Popular Party leader Mariano Rajoy addresses lawmakers during the first of the two day investiture debate at the Spanish parliament in Madrid, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016. Rajoy is to start a two-day parliamentary debate later Tuesday ahead of a vote on his bid to form a minority government and end an eight-month political impasse, but the signs are he won't be successful. If he fails, he has another chance Friday when he only needs more votes in favor than against, but nothing indicates he can win that either. The yellow lights come from the glare of a metal bar. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)MADRID (AP) — Spain's opposition Socialist party leader Pedro Sanchez is vowing that his group will vote against conservative acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's candidacy to form a government — a move that could torpedo chances of breaking Spain's political deadlock anytime soon.


2016-08-31 04:32:50 -0400
Two Islamist militants and a civilian were killed on Wednesday after Tunisian police in a dawn raid on a house in the central Kasserine province as part of operations following an ambush on soldiers in nearby mountains, a security source said. On Monday, three soldiers were killed and 8 wounded in an ambush by militants using landmines, rockets and gunfire on a military patrol in a remote mountain area. An al Qaeda-linked group, Okba Ibn Nafaa - based in the Mount Chaambi range near the Algerian border - often carries out strikes on army patrols, police and checkpoints in the rural areas around Kasserine province.
2016-08-31 04:31:39 -0400