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What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 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 | 46 46 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...
If you’re loyal to your insurance carrier it will cost you
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 160 160 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 | 207 207 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 | 248 248 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 | 262 262 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 | 268 268 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 | 521 521 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 | 556 556 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 | 579 579 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...

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Long Island University Blackbirds fly higher in Northeast Conference play
At the start of the season, we predicted that in a best-case scenario, the Long Island University Blackbirds would ride a weak Northeast Conference right into the NCAA tournament. Well, so far so g...
Jan 21, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bishop Loughlin loses Battle Against Hills West, Jayvaughn Pinkston wins War (of Words)
Pinkston scored 34 points, including a three pointer at the end of regulation to force overtime.
Jan 21, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Games to Watch: January 21-January 27
Thursday, January 21 7:30 pm: Wagner at Long Island University: LIU won this game by fifteen points last week. With the Blackbirds still sitting in first place in the NEC, it’s hard to see Wagner p...
Jan 21, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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York Men's Basketball Undefeated in CUNYAC
York’s men’s basketball team, always competitive in the CUNYAC conference, is off to another strong start this season.
Jan 14, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Xaverian Clippers Clubbed by Christ the King
Christ the King defeated Xaverian 69-58 in front of a packed house of Clipper fans in Brooklyn, NY.
Jan 14, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Anastasia Boys Intermediate Wins St. Gregory’s Christmas Championship
On Sat. Dec. 26th the St. Greg’s Christmas Tournament kicked off with the last St. Gregory’s Team facing St. Anastasia. Anthony Santino #24, started the game by firing off one of this signature 3 p...
Jan 14, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Games to Watch: january 14-January 20
The Knicks are in the thick of the playoff chase, the Gang Green looks to take another Super step, and the CHSAA season heats up; just another great week of local games. Thursday, January 14 7:00 p...
Jan 14, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kiara Evans: Athlete of the Week
Evans dropped a school record 15 assists in LIU’s 83-62 win over North Dakota.
Jan 07, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Davontay Grace: One to Watch
The Johnnies may have just pulled off a recruiting coup. On Friday, Davontay Grace, a junior at Thomas Jefferson High School, verbally committed to attend St. John’s next season. Grace, a 6-1 point...
Jan 07, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Top Ten Local Sports Stories from 2009
What a year it’s been, huh folks? This year we’ve seen everything, from collapses to comebacks, from chokes to championships.
Dec 30, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Games to Watch: December 31-January 6
Most of the local colleges and high schools are off enjoying well-deserved winter breaks, but there’s still plenty of sports action for your viewing pleasure this week.
Dec 30, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kayode Ayeni: One to Watch
A year ago, St, Francis was 3-7 when swingman Kayode Ayeni went down with a torn ACL. The injury to Ayeni, who was averaging 13 points and 8 rebounds, nearly torpedoed the Terrier’s season. A year ...
Dec 22, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week: Omar Calhoun, Christ the King Basketball
Omar Calhoun, the sophomore sensation from Christ the King, was itching to get on the court this season. Now, after two solid performances over the weekend, we can all understand why. His first var...
Dec 20, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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NFL Pick 'Em, Week 15

Dec 19, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bishop Loughlin Basketball Preview
Jayvaughn Pinkston made his college choice official. He turned down Tennessee, St. John’s, Seton Hall and Marquette to attend Villanova University. However, the Wildcats will have to wait until nex...
Dec 17, 2009 | 2 2 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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FILE -This Sept. 30, 2011 file photo shows a collection of giant African land snails in Miami. The Giant African Snail eats buildings, destroys crops and can cause meningitis in humans. But some people still want to collect, and even eat, the slimy invaders. The Department of Agriculture is trying to stop them. Since June, USDA has seized more than 1,200 of the large snails, also known as Giant African Land Snails, all of them traced back to one person in Georgia who was illegally selling them. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — The giant African snail damages buildings, destroys crops and can cause meningitis in humans. But some people still want to collect, and even eat, the slimy invaders.


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An airport worker walks between Malaysia Airlines planes at Kuala Lumpur International AirportBy Al-Zaquan Amer Hamzah KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia Airlines , the country's loss-making flag carrier, will cut 30 percent of its workforce as part of a sweeping restructuring that will cost 6 billion ringgit ($1.90 billion), majority investor Khazanah Nasional [KHAZA.UL] said. Malaysia Airlines will be de-listed from the Kuala Lumpur exchange by the end of 2014, Khazanah said, adding that it aims to return the carrier to profitability within three years of the de-listing. "Recent tragic events and ongoing difficulties at MAS have created a perfect storm that is allowing this restructuring to take place," Khazanah Managing Director Azman Mokhtar told reporters in Kuala Lumpur. Ahmad Jauhari Yahya will stay on as chief executive until July next year, Khazanah said, adding that the search for a new CEO has begun.


2014-08-29 04:02:11 -0400

Protesters gather outside the venue where Britain’'s Prime Minister David Cameron is addressing the CBI Scotland Annual Dinner, in Glasgow, on August 28, 2014Support for Scottish independence is increasing three weeks ahead of a referendum, a poll published Friday showed, amid attempts by British Prime Minister David Cameron to make the business case for retaining the union. Cameron on Thursday urged Scottish people to reject independence in a rare speech in Glasgow in which he argued the union was a strong economic advantage. A Survation survey found 47 percent of respondents would vote "Yes" to independence, compared to 53 percent who would vote "No", excluding people who were undecided. "Yes" campaign leader and Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond was widely seen to have won the debate against "No" campaign leader Alistair Darling.


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