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Restaurants Weigh in on Replacing Tipping with Service Charges
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Queens New York Employment Defense Attorneys Human Resource Consulting Law Firm Various restaurants across the country are in the process of changing tipping into service charges. The Seattle Eater...
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Are you having trouble evicting a tenant? The Landlord Center has been effectively representing landlords and have been very successful in fighting for their rights for over 20 years. The legal tea...
What it was Like to Buy a Home, after Selling Over 150...
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by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . My wife & I recently closed on the our very first home and boy was it an experience, especially considerin...
How Does a Prior Injury Affect Your Eligibility for Workers' Compensation Benefits?
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In New York, when you have been injured on the job, you have a right to seek benefits under the state's workers' compensation system. In fact, the workers' compensation system is generally your sol...
ARTS Community: Free Cultural Arts & Networking at CUP Center
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The Enterprise Collective is hosting a free community event to celebrate Women’s History Month at CUP Center located at 1071 Bedford Avenue in the Bedford Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn Saturday, M...
Where Is Paradise?
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Where is the Garden of Eden, and therefore, the tree of life, today? Is this the same as Paradise? Genesis 3:24 I may have bit off a little too much with this question. But it has often come to my ...
The Real Deal-Real Estate Update
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Since 1979 when Jim Turano then sales agent, first started, he was the first in the community to offer Senior Citizen Discounts. In addition he offered Police officers and fireman discounts when th...
Queens Real Estate Market Report: February 2016
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by George Herrera , Realtor and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . Queens Real Estate Market Update: February 2016 Home sales dropped in January which is somewhat typical ...
University Policies to Deal with Sexual Harassment Issues
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Recently, a sexual harassment case involving a Chicago professor became high profile in the news. While you can view the case from the perspective of the victim and the alleged abuser, there is als...
5 Ways to Sell your Home for Top Dollar in Queens NY
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by George Herrera , Realtor and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . If you own or live in Queens, then you already know that we do things differently here. Not only are we ...

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Saying goodbye to a good public servant
Former Queens Councilman Al Stabile was laid to rest last week. For those of us who knew him, Al was a larger-than-life personality. From when I first met him when I was Little Leaguer in the early...
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How Can Gambling Be an Addiction?
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Time to roll out the welcome mat for Walmart
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Increase access to affordable housing
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Prison Reform From Both Sides at the Federal Level
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Remember the Victims, Not the Killer
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Don't mistake progress for victory
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Ben Carson’s Visit to Forest Hills
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A valuable lesson in good nutrition
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Amazon Did What Barnes & Noble Should Have
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Should I buy or rent?
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Light rail could revolutionize travel in the outer boroughs
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Their Day: Center for Day Laborers a Win for City's Workers
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Gun Violence: A Tale of Two Brooklyns
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Failing Our Students, and a Way Out
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Ninety-four of the city's 97 public schools were closed as a result of the "sickout" on Tuesday, according to a spokeswoman for Michigan's largest public school system. The teachers' union, the Detroit Federation of Teachers, said in a statement on its website that it is seeking a guarantee that teachers will get paid for their work. "Their failure to give us that guarantee is tantamount to a lock-out," the statement said, referring to school system officials.
2016-05-03 11:06:16 -0400

U.S. Defense Secretary Carter testifies on operations against the Islamic State on Capitol Hill in WashingtonWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. serviceman killed by Islamic State fighters on Tuesday when they overran Kurdish defenses in northern Iraq was a Navy SEAL, a U.S. defense official said. The man was the third American to be killed in direct combat since a U.S.-led coalition launched a campaign against the jihadist group in 2014. (Reporting by Yeganeh Torbati)


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The Al-Quds hospital in Aleppo was destroyed by Syrian regime airstrikes on April 28, 2016The UN Security Council on Tuesday demanded that hospitals and clinics be protected in war zones, in a resolution that draws attention to the rise in attacks on medical workers in conflicts worldwide. Less than a week after air strikes on a hospital in the Syrian battleground city of Aleppo killed at least 30 people, the council unanimously adopted a measure that strongly condemned the targeting of health facilities and recalled that such attacks are war crimes.


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