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"Before" & "After" Man
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Hurricane Sandy has nothing on people! Here's a before and after video of the tree, bush and flower slaughter in one Queens yard. Do you realize that one tree has the cooling power of 10 air condit...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
Sept 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In August, the pace of home sales continued to improve amid decreasing inventory levels and interest rates below last year’s. This summer’s housing market has pre...
How Can Employers Avoid Litigation with the EEOC?
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) can bring litigation against employers on behalf of workers who file discrimination or harassment claims with the EEOC. Because the EEOC is select...
Timing Is Everything
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 654 654 recommendations | email to a friend
     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...
7 Common Real Estate Law Issues In NY
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 149 149 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 | 143 143 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 | 183 183 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 | 186 186 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 | 251 251 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
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 240 240 recommendations | email to a friend
  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...

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What are Pooled Income Trusts?
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Stemming the tide...and storm surges, and...
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Support for the Animal Abuser Registry
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Stop blocking WalMart
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Sandy relief: better late than never
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The High Cost of Teacher Evaluations
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Bike share benefits in the long-term
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The Importance of Rockaway Ferry Service
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Consider a Prenuptial Agreement
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On the Women's Equality Agenda
Opponents of the Women’s Equality Agenda have engaged in a shameless propaganda campaign to distort the proposal’s reproductive health provisions. Contrary to their scare tactics, the Women’s Equal...
May 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 181 181 recommendations | email to a friend
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Even in NYC, Voting Should Be for Citizens
Any time the city approaches an issue like immigration, it is wise to tread lightly. Most of us come from some immigrant population. The bill that Councilman Danny Dromm has sponsored would allow n...
May 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 129 129 recommendations | email to a friend
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We endorse Cathy Guerriero for public advocate
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Obama needs to address the IRS mess
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Do you need flood insurance?
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Companies shouldn't be allowed to scam city
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RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's air force participated in U.S.-led bombing strikes against Islamic State insurgents in Syria, the official Saudi Press Agency reported on Wednesday. "An official source revealed that Saudi air forces took part in military operations in Syria against the Islamic State group, and to support the moderate Syrian opposition, within an international coalition, to combat terrorism..., and to support the fraternal Syrian people in returning security, unity and development to this devastated country," SPA said. Saudi Arabia, a U.S. ...
2014-09-23 13:20:35 -0400

In this courtroom sketch Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, center right, Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, stands next to attorney Stanley Cohen, center, as interpreter Marwan Abdel-Rahman, right, quotes from the Quran on behalf of Abu Ghaith during his sentencing hearing in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. U.S. District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan, left, sentenced Abu Ghaith to life in prison for acting as al-Qaida's spokesman after the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks The judge said he saw "no remorse whatsoever" from the 48-year-old imam who was convicted in March on conspiracy charges that he answered Osama bin Laden's request in the hours after the attacks to speak on the widely circulated videos used to recruit new followers willing to go on suicide missions like the 19 who hijacked four commercial jets on Sept. 11. (AP Photo/Elizabeth Williams)NEW YORK (AP) — Defiant to the end, Osama bin Laden's son-in-law was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for acting as the voice of al-Qaida after the Sept. 11 terror attacks, telling a judge that there would be a price to pay for trying to "bury me alive."


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British Prime Minister David Cameron addresses the Climate Summit, at United Nations headquarters, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Challenged by the United Nations chief to set a new course for a warming globe and reverse the rise of heat-trapping gases, world leader after world leader Tuesday made promises of billions of dollars and better care of planet Earth.


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