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U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 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 ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JULY 2014
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
June 2014 Queens NY Market Update    The pace of home sales rose sharply in June but was still below the pace of sales in June 2013. Prices posted moderate gains in June as well, remaining on pace ...
Estate Planning Basics for Newlyweds – How to Get Prepared for the Unexpected
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s that time of year – the time for beautiful weddings, fun receptions, delicious cakes, special gifts, and romantic honeymoons. While this is a joyous time for everyone, it’s also time for you a...
The Annual Pay Notice Requirement of the New York Wage Theft Prevention Act Could Be Close to Ending
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans After the Wage Theft Prevention Act went into effect, restaurant owners and other types of business owners became burdened with paperwork as they complied with annual requir...
$$ OPPORTUNITY HAS KNOCKED ! $$ Networking For Prosperity & Adventure $$
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 309 309 recommendations | email to a friend
Bring Pen & Paper for this great opportunity to learn about:  * Job search, Employment Training, Networking Skills & How Every Dollar Counts . **Snacks & Beverages provided.** WHEN : Wednesday June...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JUNE 2014
Jun 19, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 342 342 recommendations | email to a friend
June 2014 Queens NY Market Update The pace of home sales rose in May after a slow start in the beginning of 2014. Inventory increased slightly again in May, meaning buyers should have a bit more ch...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 1: The Italian presence…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 386 386 recommendations | email to a friend
  Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena for L'Idea Magazine   Book Expo America 2014 has brought a wave of foreign authors, either in the original language or in translation, and among the...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 2: The Authors Speak…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 389 389 recommendations | email to a friend
Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena  for L'Idea Magazine   Javits Center was the center of attention for all American book lovers for four days at the end of May, with a series of events...
Interview to author Tony Napoli.
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 841 841 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently I published a review on the popular book “My Father, My Don,” A Son’s Journey from Organized Crime to Sobriety, and I am now pleased to offer our readers an interview to the author, Tony N...
How Much Can Allegations of Discrimination Cost You?
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 354 354 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Discrimination is a serious issue for employers. It can lead to disputes, lawsuits and even forced business sales. Forced business sale, substantial fines and the disgrace o...

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Berta Pfeiffer
Berta Pfeiffer passed away on July 18, 2009. She was the beloved Cousin of Maria Glock. Service was offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home. Cremation was in Fresh Pond Crematory under the direction of...
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Joseph G. Hoge
Joseph G. Hoge passed away on July 12, 2009. He was the beloved husband of Anni. Service was offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home. Interment was in St. John’s Cemetery under the direction of Hess-Mi...
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Carmen Arocho
Carmen Arocho passed away on July 16, 2009. She was devoted Mother of Brenda, Carmen, Edgar and Victor. Service was offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home. Cremation was in Fresh Pond Crematory under ...
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Wayne P. Brosnan
Wayne P. Brosnan passed away on July 11, 2009. He was the dear Brother of Gerald & Thomas. Service was offered at St. Marks Church. Interment was in St. John’s Cemetery under the direction of Hess-...
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Frances Gwiazdzinski
Frances Gwiazdzinski passed away on July 11, 2009. She was the beloved Aunt of Ann Serles, Paula Herling, Jill Sheppard, Bernadette Capozzi, Jane Little, Rev. John Harmon, and Philip, Edward and An...
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Victoria H. David
Victoria H. David passed away on July 14, 2009 at the age of 91. She was the beloved Mother of Sandra Y. Chevannes, Carmen Johnson and the late Alberto R. David. Loving Stepmother of Samuel. Cheris...
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Nicholas Pepe
Nicholas Pepe passed away on July 15, 2009 at the age of 65. He was the beloved Husband of Margaret. Loving Father of Victor and Salvatore and Father-in-Law of Michelle and Jaclyn. Cherished Grandf...
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Marie-Helene Jean-Francois
Marie-Helene Jean-Francois passed away on July 10, 2009 at the age of 69. She was the devoted Mother of Benoit Lange. Services were offered at Our Lady of The Miraculous Medal Church. Cremation was...
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Casto Gonzalez
Casto Gonzalez passed away on July 7, 2009. He was the devoted Father of David Gonzalez. Cremation was in Fresh Pond Crematory under the direction of Hess-Miller Funeral Home, 64-19 Metropolitan Av...
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Mary Colleen Dunlap
Mary Colleen Dunlap passed away on July 2, 2009 at the age of 51. She was the devoted Mother of Michael and Jack Ehrhardt. Dear Sister of John Albinson and David Albinson. Cremation was in Fresh Po...
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Jean Heller
Jean Heller of Ridgewood passed away on July 7, 2009 at the age of 62. A native of Queens, she was the devoted Mother of Kristina Borisuck & Frank. Cremation was in Fresh Pond Crematory under the d...
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Edward F. Jourdan
Edward F. Jourdan passed away on July 10, 2009 at the age of 92. He was the beloved Husband of Edith-Marie. Services were offered at St. Benedict RC Church. Interment was in St. John’s Cemetery und...
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Michael Mascolo
Michael Mascolo passed away on July 3, 2009 at the age of 52. He was the loving Father of Christina. Cherished Son of the late Ralph and Josephine. Dear Brother of Irene and Ralph. Cremation Servic...
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Marianna G. Laino
Marianna G. Laino passed away on July 7, 2009 at the age of 79. She was the beloved Wife of Peter. Loving Mother of Julius Laino and Louise Kuefner and Mother-in-Law of Kathleen and Joseph. Cherish...
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Larry Gold
Larry Gold passed away on July 5, 2009 at the age of 77. He was the beloved Husband of the late Theresa. Loving Brother-in-Law of Rosemarie Lizzul and Katie Scala. Also survived by numerous nieces,...
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A sign at a BP filling station in central London on October 30, 2012Oil giant BP warned on Tuesday that more sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine crisis could "adversely impact" its activities, and posted a quarterly profit leap aided by its stake in Rosneft. BP said that it had been unaffected so far by US sanctions imposed on Russia, reporting a two-thirds boost to second-quarter net profits from the equivalent figure last year. The British energy major owns almost 20 percent of Rosneft following a 2012 deal in which it sold the Russian state oil firm its 50-percent stake in joint venture TNK-BP. "If further international sanctions are imposed on Rosneft or new sanctions are imposed on Russia or other Russian individuals or entities, this could have a material adverse impact on our relationship with and investment in Rosneft, our business and strategic objectives in Russia and our financial position and results of operations," BP said.


2014-07-29 04:39:31 -0400

Maine Gov. Paul LePage speaks to the media at a homeless shelter Monday, July 28, 2014, in Lewiston, Maine. LePage, the governor of the state with the largest percentage of white people, placed thousands of miles from the southern border, has thrust the issue of immigration to the forefront with his criticism over the federal government's placement of eight immigrants in the state. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — In the whitest U.S. state, thousands of miles from the Mexican border, the debate over immigration is quickly becoming a central issue in one of the nation's most closely watched governor's races.


2014-07-29 04:32:09 -0400
President Hamid Karzai's powerful cousin, a close ally of presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani, was killed on Tuesday in a suicide bomb attack at his home, the governor's office in the southern province of Kandahar said. Hashmat Karzai was hosting an event for the Eid al-Fitr holiday at his home in the province when a man posing as a guest set off hidden explosives as Karzai greeted him, the governor's office said. The attack comes as the country is caught in a political deadlock over a disputed election to replace Hamid Karzai as president. "His style was very modern, everything was new, and when he came to talk with Hashmat Khalil and wish him a happy Eid, he blew himself up," the spokesman said.
2014-07-29 04:28:56 -0400