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8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor and Listing Specialist with the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . We sell a lot of properties here in Queens, and being that we’re in New York City, a lot of ...
More About Women’s Rights in the News — the ERA
Sep 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
As an employment defense litigation lawyer, I pay attention to civil rights issues, and lately women’s rights issues have gained attention from the media. Actress Patricia Arquette has actively wor...
Can Car Accidents Cause PTSD?
Sep 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 123 123 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:Steven Palermo: The Suffolk Personal Injury Lawyer You hear about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that military service members experience from active duty. However, studies now show t...
Are gender identity and religious freedom at odds in America?
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 156 156 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Leeds Brown Law A recent ruling against the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has inspired mixed reactions. The case (EEOC v. R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc., E.D. Mich....
Protecting Your Right as a Spouse in a New York Estate
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 149 149 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Bonnie Lawston A Spouse’s Right of Inheritance in New York Under New York law, when a married person dies, the surviving spouse has a “right of election,” a statutory right to receive eithe...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 221 221 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Listing Specialist with the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . August 2016 Market Update Home sales in July dropped again for the fifth consecutive month. De...
What to do When Your Designated Driver Plan Fails
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 246 246 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 | 240 240 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 | 217 217 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 | 224 224 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...

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Bike share program needs strict oversight
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Jun 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Subway Noise Pollution and the Little Things
When did it go from occasionally hearing someone else’s music on the subway to it becoming an everyday thing? As everyday riders, most of us have accepted the fact that the manufacturers of headpho...
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Evergreen Chou – Candidate for All Seasons
The race to replace Gary Ackerman in the House of Representatives has a few Democrats vying for the party nod in the general election (Assemblywoman Grace Meng is the party-endorsed choice right no...
Jun 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stop & frisk opens useful dialogues
The NYPD has been at the center of a lot of attention and controversy recently in large part to its “stop and frisk” policy, which allows officers to randomly stop “suspicious” individuals and sear...
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Gaming in Queens...who knew?
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Bloomberg Stands By “Stop and Frisk”
Mayor Michael Bloomberg standing by the NYPD and the “Stop and Frisk” policy is another example of something we are at risk of losing when he is gone: the independence of a politician that allows h...
Jun 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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We endorse Elizabeth Crowley in 6th Congressional District Primary
The newly formed 6th Congressional District includes the neighborhoods of Maspeth, Middle Village, Glendale, Forest Hills, Rego Park, Kew Gardens, Flushing and Bayside. We are choosing to endorse a...
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A 'Nifty' Idea
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On Anniversary Day
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Give speeding cameras a shot
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Don't Pull the Plug on Charter School Too Soon
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The Importance of Queens LGBT Pride
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May 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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When it comes to garbage, all should be equal
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Can a bike share program succeed in NYC?
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Campaign Nonsense in the U.S.
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Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton shakes hands with Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump after the presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. (Joe Raedle/Pool via AP)WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's habit of peddling hype and fabrication emerged unabated in the first presidential debate while Hillary Clinton played it cautiously in her statements, though not without error. They both denied making statements that they are on the record as saying.


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MOSCOW (Reuters) - Syria's Foreign Minister has an open invitation to visit Russia, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov was quoted by RIA news agency as saying on Tuesday. "(Walid) al-Muallem has an open invitation to Moscow, he is always welcome," RIA quoted Bogdanov as saying. (Reporting by Maria Kiselyova; Writing by Maria Tsvetkova)
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Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi appears at the International Criminal Court in The HagueBy Stephanie van den Berg THE HAGUE (Reuters) - International war crimes judges are to rule on Tuesday in the case of a former Islamist rebel who pleaded guilty to wrecking holy shrines during Mali's 2012 conflict and apologised for the damage he cause in Timbuktu.     It is the first case at the International Criminal Court focusing on cultural destruction as a war crime.     During a two-day trial in August Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi asked for forgiveness and said he had been swept up in an "evil wave" by al Qaeda and the Ansar Dine Islamist groups that briefly seized control of the ancient sites.     As part of a plea agreement the prosecution and the defence requested a sentence of between 9 and 11 years in prison. Prosecutors say he led a group of religious police using pick-axes and crowbars to destroy nine mausoleums and the door of a mosque, and at times took part himself.     Most of the sites dated from Mali's 14th-century golden age as a trading hub and centre of Sufi Islam, a branch of the religion seen as idolatrous by some hardline Muslim groups.


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