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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 | 41 41 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 | 38 38 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 | 74 74 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 | 81 81 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 | 145 145 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 | 260 260 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 | 303 303 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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Climate change should equal political action
As billowing smoke pours from New York City’s manufacturing chimneys and industrial meccas around the world, numerous waterfront metropolises around the world are under a near-certain threat of inc...
Apr 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
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Noise study is just the beginning
There was a bit of good news for Queens and Brooklyn residents who have been suffering from noise related to the city's two airports ever since the Federal Aviation Administration began implementin...
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Time For City To Address Gang Problem
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Eat more to lose weight?
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Take Steps Today to Prevent Colon Cancer
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Bad news for NYC's hungriest
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Free Lunch Should Come With Change
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Remove the poverty stigma
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Should school lunch be free for all
Today, more than 75 percent of city public school students are eligible for free or reduced-price lunch, which applies to kids whose families earn less than $43,600 per year.
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MTA needs cameras to protect employees
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How much jail time does Felton deserve?
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Can Mayor Sweeten the Pot at Domino?
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Rx for Traffic Pollution
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Untangling the rat king of subway homelessness
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Precious Metal and Law Enforcement
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French President Francois Hollande and Iraq's President Fuad Masum attend the opening of the Iraq conference in ParisBy John Irish and Jason Szep PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande called on Monday for united international action to tackle the threat from Islamic State militants as he opened a conference on Iraq bringing together members of a U.S.-led coalition. The United States this week unveiled an outline plan to fight the Islamist militants simultaneously in Iraq and Syria. "It is global so the response must be global ... Iraq's fight against the terrorists is also our fight. We must commit ourselves together - that is the purpose of this conference," said Hollande, who last week travelled to Baghdad to meet members of Iraq's new government.


2014-09-15 04:49:58 -0400
BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - A boat packed with up to 250 African emigrants trying to reach European shores sank on Sunday off the Libyan coast and most are feared dead, a spokesman for the Libyan navy said. Only 26 people have been rescued so far, navy spokesman Ayub Qassem told Reuters, adding that the boat had sunk near Tajoura, east of the capital Tripoli. "There are so many dead bodies floating in the sea," he said, adding that the under-equipped coast guard had few resources to search for survivors. ...
2014-09-15 04:44:51 -0400
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has been discharged from hospital, a week after he underwent prostate surgery.
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