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8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor and Listing Specialist with the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . We sell a lot of properties here in Queens, and being that we’re in New York City, a lot of ...
More About Women’s Rights in the News — the ERA
Sep 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 125 125 recommendations | email to a friend
As an employment defense litigation lawyer, I pay attention to civil rights issues, and lately women’s rights issues have gained attention from the media. Actress Patricia Arquette has actively wor...
Can Car Accidents Cause PTSD?
Sep 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 152 152 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:Steven Palermo: The Suffolk Personal Injury Lawyer You hear about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that military service members experience from active duty. However, studies now show t...
Are gender identity and religious freedom at odds in America?
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 184 184 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Leeds Brown Law A recent ruling against the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has inspired mixed reactions. The case (EEOC v. R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc., E.D. Mich....
Protecting Your Right as a Spouse in a New York Estate
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 178 178 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Bonnie Lawston A Spouse’s Right of Inheritance in New York Under New York law, when a married person dies, the surviving spouse has a “right of election,” a statutory right to receive eithe...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 252 252 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 | 277 277 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 | 269 269 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 | 246 246 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 | 253 253 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...

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My station
Dear Editor, When I oved from Clinton Hill to Richmond Hill in 1967, the 102nd Street station of the BMT JJ train was at the border of Richmond Hill and Woodhaven. The station was closed and rename...
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hd his fill of Weiner
Dear Editor, The latest news about former congressman Anthony Weiner certainly does not bode well for him at all. Allegations that he was “sexting” with a 15-year-old girl should be the straw that ...
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Train wreck
Dear Editor, "Port Authority updates Borough Board on LGA progress" (Patrick Kearns, September 21) missed the current status of the accompanying “train to the plane project.” Governor Andrew Cuomo ...
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hillary's faults
Dear Editor, I find it absolutely incredulous that many of Donald Trump's biggest critics completely overlook transgressions of Hillary Clinton, transgressions which committed by anyone else would ...
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Snowden job
Dear Editor, Oliver Stone has just released a documentary about Edward Snowden. While it's true that Edward Snowden broke the law when he took classified documents and gave them to journalists expo...
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Only one choice
Dear Editor, It's time to look at this election rationally. We have one candidate who's essentially been vetted for 30 years, been to more countries around the world as Secretary of State than any ...
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pot for PTSD
Dear Editor, It is a travesty that New York State does not allow PTSD patients legal access to medical cannabis. How many more suicides and cases of wrongful arrest must continue to occur before th...
Sep 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bravo ConEd
Dear Editor, Thank you to Con Edison and their workers for the power during the most brutal summer we've had in year. Sincerely, Joe Licari Mapseth
Sep 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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World in flux
Dear Editor: The incoming administration will confront possible world-wide conflicts that will stretch America’s abilities to respond and may well change the balance of power. Eventually North Kore...
Sep 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Do as I say...
Dear Editor, Do as I say, not as I do, applies to Councilman Ben Kallos of Manhattan. He is proposing legislation dealing with political patronage at the Board of Elections. It would require online...
Sep 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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'C' no evil
Dear Editor, The FBI recently released a report on its investigation and interview with Hillary Clinton over the use of a private email server while she was Secretary of State. According to the rep...
Sep 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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A true saint
Dear Editor, Mother Teresa was sainted due to her tireless dedication and courageous spirit caring for the children and the poor. Mother Teresa helped India's destitute for more than 50 years and w...
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Improve the pool
Dear Editor: Mayor Bill de Blasio's announcement of his Anchor Park Initiative is welcome news to all New Yorkers, and especially residents of Astoria. We are pleased that funds will be allocated t...
Sep 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Abolish J'Ouvert
Dear Editor, Cops caught heat for calling the West Indian Day Parade "a scheduled riot" last year. But the event preceding it, J'Ouvert, is a sanctioned slaughter that must be abolished. Despite be...
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So long, King Yum
Dear Editor, One of the most colorful and excellent restaurants in Fresh Meadows, King Yum, closed its doors on September 6 after 63 years in the community. The food and staff were always top notch...
Sep 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chinese factories eked out a tiny expansion in activity for September as new orders picked up marginally, offering a glimmer of hope for the world's No. 2 economy, according to a private survey Friday. ...
2016-09-30 02:59:12 -0400

A statue is seen next to the logo of Germany's Deutsche Bank in FrankfurtBy Gernot Heller and Andreas Rinke BERLIN (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank shares were indicated down 6.2 percent ahead of the opening of the Frankfurt market on Friday, after Germany's largest lender admitted it had an image problem with investors as fresh concerns over its stability emerged. The lurch followed a Bloomberg report on Thursday that a number of hedge funds that clear derivatives trades with Deutsche had withdrawn some excess cash and adjusted positions, a sign that counterparties are wary of doing business with it. One large hedge fund in Asia had pulled out its collateral from Deutsche amounting to $50 million in the last two days, while another fund which had a "smallish amount" with the bank was monitoring the situation closely and had not pulled out yet, people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Friday.


2016-09-30 02:58:36 -0400

The artist impression provided on the website of the European Space Agency ESA on Sept. 29, 2016 shows ESA's Rosetta cometary probe. The spacecraft will be crash landed on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko Sept. 30, 2016. (J. Huart/ESA via AP)BERLIN (AP) — Europe's comet-chasing space probe Rosetta has received its last commands putting it on course to crash-land on the icy surface of the alien world it's been following for more than a decade.


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