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Timing Is Everything
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     While I was living in Nashville, I was continually learning about different plants and flowers that were native to the region. As I walked through a field one day, I spotted a cluster of daint...
Recent Supreme Court Ruling on Homecare Union Dues Requirement
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Business Employment Attorney in Queens, NY Many employers are interested to know about cases that affect the power of unions. For decades, unions have challenged employers through disputes or ongoi...
7 Common Real Estate Law Issues In NY
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
Real estate is plagued with all sorts of issues. This is a short list of 7 the most common problems plaguing real estate. In almost all instances, a lawyer will be necessary to find a solution for ...
Where You Can Watch The World's Biggest Clock
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Did you know that the world’s largest clock is located in Saudi Arabia? More specifically, in Mecca? The Abraj Al-Bait Towers, also known as the Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower, are a building of sup...
This article is intended to provide a brief overview and summary on the issue of custody of a child or children.
Sep 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
New York State recognizes two forms of custody.  The first is Joint Custody where the child resides physically with one of the parents; the second being sole and legal custody of the child to one o...
An Intern's Right to Sue for Discrimination in New York
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
Legal loopholes sometimes exist that preclude bringing a lawsuit because the letter of the law does not protect an individual's rights. In the past, this may have been the case with interns, who be...
What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 147 147 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens NY Employment Defense Attorney The Family Medical Leaves Act (FMLA) grants the right to mothers and fathers to take up to 12 weeks off for maternity or paternity leaves so they can spend tim...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: AUG 2014
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  August 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In July, home sales dropped slightly from June when we saw a slight jump in sales. The increase in sales pace in June & July led to another substantial increa...
If you’re loyal to your insurance carrier it will cost you
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 261 261 recommendations | email to a friend
by Steven Palermo | Aug 1, 2014 | insurance company rates , PTB Blog Most successful businesses know how to treat their faithful customers.  A good restaurant owner will treat regulars with a compl...
U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 304 304 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 ...

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Salvatore Pipia
Salvatore Pipia passed away on Thursday, July 04, 2013 at the age of 86. Beloved Husband of the late Jennie Pipia. Loving Father of Frank Pipia, Laura Sanders, Salvatore Pipia Jr. , and Jennifer Pe...
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Waverly W. Gregory
Waverly W. Gregory passed away on Tuesday, July 02, 2013 at the age of 85. Beloved Husband of Jourisha Gregory. Loving Father of Waverly W. Gregory Jr. , Lawrence Gregory, Maria Tye and Michele Gre...
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Mary Ann Ignacio
Mary Ann Ignacio passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2013 at the age of 46. Beloved Wife of Normandie Sarmiento. Loving Mother of Sean Sarmiento. Cherished Daughter of Blanchita and the late Arsenio Ig...
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Nellie Zajkowski
Nellie Zajkowski passed away June 13th, 2013 at the age of 96 years. Beloved Mother of Geraldine Whyte, Regina Franklin and Joseph M. Zajkowski. Loving Grandmother of four. Also survived by many ni...
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Rafael M. Sequeira, MD
Rafael M. Sequeira, MD passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2013 at the age of 82. Beloved Husband of Teresa M. Sequeira. Loving Father of Ricardo Sequeira, Rodrigo Sequeira,Teresa Sequeira-Lundy, Maria...
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Hieronim Grzybowski
Hieronim Grzybowski passed away on Friday, June 14, 2013 at the age of 80. Beloved Husband of Regina Grzybowska. Loving Father of Ryszard Grzybowski, Grazyna Zalewski and Marek Grzybowski and Fathe...
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Richard R. Donadio
Richard R. Donadio passed away on Saturday, June 08, 2013 at the age of 84. Beloved Husband of Cathie Donadio. Loving Father of Theresa, Anthony, Joseph, Raymond and Rita. Also survived by numerous...
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Rosalie Ferrara
Rosalie Ferrara passed away on Sunday, June 09, 2013 at the age of 88. Beloved Wife of the late Louis Salvatore Ferrara. Loving Mother of James Ferrara and Mary Lou Botto. Cherished Grandmother of ...
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Marion Romeo
Marion Romeo passed away on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at the age of 80. Beloved Wife of the late Vincent F. Romeo. Loving Mother of Douglas Timmons, Deborah Timmons, Donna Zarobinski and Vincent Rome...
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Carmela Vertuccio
Carmela Vertuccio passed away on Sunday, May 26, 2013 at the age of 91. Beloved Wife of the late Salvatore Vertuccio. Loving Mother of Marie Ragone, Vincent Vertuccio, Margaret Pepe and Sally Lou O...
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Antoinette Frances Gilberti
Antoinette Frances Gilberti passed away on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at the age of 87. Beloved Sister of Anthony Gilberti. Loving Aunt of Dolores Scarfone, Anthony Ruffino, Dolores Mirenda and James G...
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Czeslaw M. Szczepaniec
Czeslaw M. Szczepaniec passed away on Thursday, May 23, 2013 at the age of 52. Beloved Husband of Krystina Szczepaniec. Loving Father of Kamila Szczepaniec & Konrad Szczepaniec and Father-in-Law of...
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Ralph J. Sicilia
Ralph J. Sicilia passed away on Saturday, May 25, 2013 at the age of 79. Beloved Husband of Nancy Sicilia. Loving Father of Stefanie Sicilia. Mr. Sicilia was a United States Army Veteran who served...
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Ethel Moruzzi
Ethel Moruzzi passed away on May 13, 2013 at the age of 87. Beloved wife of the late Alfred. Devoted mother of Lois Scholl, Janis Stahl, Craig Moruzzi. Dear sister of Arline Banninger and Alice Hea...
May 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 258 258 recommendations | email to a friend
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Edward M. Kwiatkowski
Edward M. Kwiatkowski passed away on May 8th, 2013 at the age of 82 years. Born October 14th, 1930 to Walter and Victoria Kwiatkowski. He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Mary, Daughters...
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Wildfire activity in California is pictured in this NASA satellite image, on August 24, 2014Los Angeles (AFP) - Raging wildfires damaged or destroyed over 100 buildings in California and forced hundreds to evacuate in the drought-stricken US state, officials said.


2014-09-16 01:27:43 -0400
(Reuters) - Many countries have said they support a coalition the United States hopes to build to fight Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, but most have been vague about any specific role they might play. Below is a list of some of the key countries that may take part in the anti-IS coalition and where they stand. FRANCE France has signaled it will carry out air strikes in Iraq and send special forces to the country to help direct them and to train armed forces. ...
2014-09-16 01:21:32 -0400

Members of Iraqi security forces are pictured during a patrol looking for militants of the Islamic State on the outskirt HadithaBy Oliver Holmes, Suleiman Al-Khalidi, Jason Szep and Ned Parker BAGHDAD/AMMAN (Reuters) - Unwilling to send U.S. troops back to Iraq, Washington is trying to persuade armed Sunni factions and tribal figures to fight Islamic State militants in an echo of the "Awakening" movement that drove al Qaeda from the country six years ago. "There is a lot of traffic right now,” James Jeffrey, a veteran diplomat who was U.S. ambassador to Iraq from 2010-2012 and maintains close ties to the government in Baghdad. "There were meetings in Arbil. ...


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