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What if My Boss Was a Strong Trump Supporter, but I voted for Hillary (or the Other Way Around)?
Jan 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 106 106 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bill Cafaro What Rights Do I Have if This Causes Me a Problem at Work ? Employees of Private Businesses: What about the First Amendment? Can’t I say whatever I want? Yes, you can say anything ...
Workers Compensation in Queens New York | Part One
Jan 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens NY Workers Comp. by   Pyrros & Serres LLP You’ve been hurt on the job and can’t work. You’ve heard about “workers’ compensation,” but you really don’t know what it is or how it works. You’ll...
The Right to Discovery in Probate Litigation
Jan 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bonnie Lawston When someone dies with a will in New York State, that person’s estate must generally be “settled” through filings and proceedings overseen by the probate court. Referred to as p...
Employers, Protect Yourselves | 2017 Harassment Claims
Jan 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has spent considerable researching and analyzing harassment claims related to federal anti-discrimination laws. Such laws ...
Can You Be Denied Workers’ Compensation because Your Employer Pays You Off the Books?
Jan 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 160 160 recommendations | email to a friend
by Pyrros & Serres LLP Queens Workers’ Compensation Attorneys You have been working a job, but getting paid under the table, so to speak. You get injured on that job—now you can’t work at all! If y...
Videotaping the Execution of a Will
Jan 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 149 149 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Bonnie Lawston It's not uncommon, in New York and other jurisdictions, for dispossessed or unhappy heirs to allege that a will was executed under duress or undue influence. What if you vide...
Very Important News for you, If you work more than 40 hours per week for the same weekly salary
Jan 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 148 148 recommendations | email to a friend
I work way more than 40 hours a week for the same weekly salary. My boss says that he doesn’t have to pay me anything for my overtime hours. Is this true? It depends. Under the old rule, Anyone who...
How Do Workers Feel About Overtime Pay?
Jan 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 137 137 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans The federal overtime rule has been put on hold, and employers are waiting to see whether the DOL will effectively appeal the injunction imposed by the U.S. District Court in...
Varför Utnyttja Raspberry Ketoner kosttillskott viktminskning?
Jan 06, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 160 160 recommendations | email to a friend
Data summeras av den amerikanska viktkontroll Info Network bestämma större än två tredjedelar av vuxna i USA som feta (68,8 procent). Det här laget, är över 35 procent tänkt på feta. Många människo...
Sammeln und halten auch Heidelbeeren und auch Einfrieren Heidelbeeren
Jan 06, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 147 147 recommendations | email to a friend
Blaubeeren sind eine gesunde und leckere Belohnung, die Sie sofort nach der Auswahl oder Verwendung in Pfannkuchen, Muffins oder Marmeladen essen können. Es ist immer viel mehr erfreulich, wenn Sie...

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Galante's greed
Dear Editor, Your recent report on the Queens Library lawsuit settlement is another sad example of intimidation by litigation. Rather than present a solid case in court, the library caved into form...
Nov 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
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Protesting Palookas
Dear Editor, Council members Jimmy Van Bramer, Melissa Mark-Viverito and Jumaane Williams, Comptroller Scott Stringer, and their anti-Trump protesting palookas who marched across the Queensboro Bri...
Nov 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump thoughts
Dear Editor, The contentious 2016 presidential election is now history. However, the story and ultimate upset will be discussed and studied for generations to come. Donald Trump did not win because...
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Obstructing justice
Dear Editor, The de Blasio administration has a backup plan to delete the records of thousands of undocumented immigrants issued IDNYC cards, obstructing federal justice. In other words, Mayor Bill...
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boo birds
Dear Editor, The catcalls that echoed through the theater where "Hamilton” was playing when vice president-elect Mike Pence and a member of his family saw the show were totally uncalled for. Both t...
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
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Biden's time
Dear Editor, Vice President Joe Biden reminds me of the cowardly lion from the Land of Oz also known as Washington. Imagine if he had the courage to enter and win the Democratic presidential primar...
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blame game
Dear Editor, Hillary Clinton says that FBI director James Comey did her in with the voters, causing her to lose the election. This is the same old diversion and “blame somebody else” game that has ...
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deja vu
Dear Editor, Donald Trump’s election is the return of 1960’s America. For those who lived through that turbulent destructive decade recalling the time is a harsh stain upon the nation. Racial injus...
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
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Be sure to give
Dear Editor Thanksgiving is a time to spend with family and friends, a time of good food and fun, and a time to start to thinking of the holiday season. But there are those less fortunate than ours...
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ban Electoral College
Dear Editor, Hillary Clinton won the popular vote but lost the presidential election because the Electoral College, a body that elects the president and the vice president of the United States ever...
Nov 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fix 77th Avenue
Dear Editor, Community Board 8 approved a capital and expense budget that places the upgrading of our area's roads, schools and parks at the top of its list. As a Kew Gardens Hills resident who's l...
Nov 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fair distribution
Dear Editor, In Bellerose, we have three homeless shelters within a four-to-five block radius. Is that fair? How close is a homeless shelter to Gracie Mansion or the borough president's home in For...
Nov 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sad statistic
Dear Editor, Every day, 22 veterans take their own lives. That's a suicide every 65 minutes. As shocking as this number is, it may actually be higher. On Veterans Day and every day, thank veterans ...
Nov 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
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Penn problems
Dear Editor, There are a number of significant issues missing from Governor Andrew Cuomo's recent announcement of the $1.6 billion for improvements to Penn Station. What are the specific funding so...
Nov 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clobbering NYCHA
Dear Editor, No wonder Mayor Bill de Blasio's Sandy recovery program is over budget and behind schedule. The Daily News revealed that 71 consultants from Louisiana billed NYCHA $34 million in fees,...
Nov 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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Following are reactions by statement, social media and phone to the nominations, which are chosen by members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Lin-Manuel Miranda, nominated for best original song for "How Far I'll Go" in the animated film "Moana" "I spent a good chunk of my childhood memorizing (comedian) Billy Crystal's musical Oscar monologues, so this is insane. Seeing 'The Little Mermaid' changed my life at 9 years old, so to work with its directors Ron Clements and John Musker on 'Moana' has been a dream come true." Emma Stone, nominated for best actress for "La La Land" "What a morning.
2017-01-24 14:29:31 -0500

Actor Tom Hanks, pictured on January 18, 2017, is now the owner of a Fiat 126 pSpurred by tweets Tom Hanks posted showing himself admiring an iconic communist-era car, Poles have raised the cash to buy a tiny Fiat 126 p for the Hollywood star, organisers said Tuesday. The Oscar-winner posed next to several of the cars affectionately dubbed "Maluch", or "little guy" in Polish, during a shoot late last year in the Hungarian capital Budapest. "I got a new car! Hanx," reads a caption on one of the tweets that caught the attention of Poles after going viral.


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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2017, file photo, California Gov. Jerry Brown discusses his 2017-2018 state budget plan he released at a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. Brown is coming off a blockbuster year of liberal wins on climate change, minimum wage, gun control and two of his pet projects, sentencing reform and high-speed rail. But he delivers his State of the State address Tuesday, Jan. 24 in a time of uncertainty for California and to a Legislature that's in a defensive posture after the election of President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown delivered an aggressive defense on Tuesday of California's liberal policies on immigration, health care and climate change during his State of the State address, vowing to fight the Trump administration and Republicans in Congress if they threaten to roll back state policies.


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