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What to do When Your Designated Driver Plan Fails
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 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 | 14 14 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 | 14 14 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 | 3 3 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 | 47 47 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 | 47 47 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 | 77 77 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 | 82 82 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 | 88 88 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 ...
Live in NY & Open A Corporation in Delaware – Why?
Aug 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 119 119 recommendations | email to a friend
Do you love the big city life? Do you want to open your business in New York but aren’t sure if you can commit there? Is the nature of your business mobile or virtual, but you’d like to live in New...

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RIP Elie Wiesel
Dear Editor, Elie Wiesel was a Holocaust survivor of four Nazi death camps, Nobel Peace Prize winner and a supporter of oppressed people all over the world. Here was a man whose writings tell manki...
Jul 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump on Turkey
Dear Editor, How long before Trump blames the bombing and massacre that took place in Istanbul on the "ongoing conflict between the Turks and Caicos?" Sincerely, Robert LaRosa Whitestone
Jul 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Future in jeopardy
Dear Editor, For 216 years our elections, though bitterly contested, have featured the philosophies and character of candidates who were clearly qualified. That is not the case this year. One is gl...
Jul 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Now what?
Dear Editor, Now that the British people have voted to leave the E U, what will happen next? Europe is already in a precarious position due to the large influx of refugees from the Syrian war, and ...
Jul 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Real-live service
Dear Editor, It seems like the news is filled with more and more stories about automated customer service. Virtual assistants, apps that answer your questions, chatbots that designers swear act and...
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Pope gives hope
Dear Editor, Pope Francis has offered an apology for all those that the church has offended. "I think the church must not only apologize to a gay person, but must apologize to the poor, to women wh...
Jul 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hair piece
Dear Editor, Police Officer Masood Syed is fighting the NYPD's policy regarding facial hair not being longer than one millimeter. The reason for the policy? Beards longer than that would prevent de...
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brexit? Britain regrets it!
Dear Editor, Britain has voted Brexit, or remove itself from the European Union. It was instigated and promulgated by the Anglo-Right similar to our homegrown wrong right wing led by opportunist an...
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Get to work!
Dear Editor, Congress is not doing their job in the terms of gun control. We as a country have see too many people die, and my question is what is so hard about passing a bill that would prevent pe...
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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BBQ bugs
Dear Editor, What ever happened to the good old days when our worst worries on the Fourth of July were traffic jams and wayward fireworks? A well-warranted worry, according to the Department of Agr...
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Honor Seaver
Honor Seaver Dear Editor, There is no logical reason for the Mets organization to deny former pitching ace Tom Seaver a statue of himself at Citi Field. He was one of the best pitchers in the histo...
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Do your part
Dear Editor, The worst mass murder in U.S. history has two Queens ties. Shooter Omar Mateen was born in Queens and lived here for before moving to Long Island then Fort Pierce, Florida. He bought a...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Running on fear
Dear Editor, There are fantasies and then there are fantasies. Those that are considered as possible realities by fanatics are not only delusional but dangerous. ISIS can chop off heads, rape and k...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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More silence
Dear Editor, Another mass shooting, and Democrats demand gun control legislation, while the GOP refuses. Why? Their owners the NRA say so. I guess another moment of silence will have to suffice. At...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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For Mel Meer
Dear Editor, As an 11-year member of Queens Community Board 11, I was disturbed to learn that one of my colleagues had not been reappointed to the board in April. Mel Meer admirably served 16 years...
Jun 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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national news

Suspected members of the Niger Delta Avengers are seen as they are paraded by the Nigeria military after their arrest in the Nembe waters, Rivers, NigeriaBy Felix Onuah ABUJA (Reuters) - Traditional leaders in Nigeria's oil-producing Niger Delta have demanded that authorities release youths arrested by the army before they will mediate in talks with militants who have been blowing up pipelines, a government official said. On Thursday, Oil Minister Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu met traditional leaders from the southern region where a wave of pipeline attacks has cut the country's oil output by 700,000 barrels per day (bpd) to 1.56 million bpd. Kachikwu asked the leaders to contact the different militant groups.


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A woman runs past teargas as opposition party supporters clash with police in HarareBy MacDonald Dzirutwe HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwean police on Friday fired teargas and a water cannon to disperse anti-government supporters, who responded by hurling rocks, as a protest against President Robert Mugabe turned violent, a Reuters witness said. More than a hundred police officers in riot gear, backed up by water cannons and armoured trucks, occupied the venue that opposition parties planned to use for their march. Mugabe's opponents have become emboldened by rising public anger and protests over an economic meltdown, cash shortages and high unemployment.


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A coal ship waits to be loaded at the port in GladstoneBy Keith Wallis, Aradhana Aravindan and Rajendra Jadhav HONG KONG/SINGAPORE/MUMBAI (Reuters) - Unpaid, underfed, and thousands of miles from home on a rusting tanker, captain Munir Hasan says he is a victim of a shipowner who has slashed costs in the face of an eight-year shipping downturn. Marooned on the medium-sized tanker Amba Bhakti that is moored close to Shanghai and is in urgent need of repair, Hasan claims he and his crew of four from India and Bangladesh have not received their wages from the owner, Varun Shipping, since February and are now owed tens of thousands of dollars. "In the last 29 years of my sea career, I have never faced such a situation," said Hasan, a 50-year-old sea captain from Bangladesh.


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