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U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 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 | 50 50 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 | 63 63 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 | 59 59 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 | 308 308 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 | 341 341 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 | 385 385 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...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 2: The Authors Speak…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 388 388 recommendations | email to a friend
Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena  for L'Idea Magazine   Javits Center was the center of attention for all American book lovers for four days at the end of May, with a series of events...
Interview to author Tony Napoli.
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 840 840 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently I published a review on the popular book “My Father, My Don,” A Son’s Journey from Organized Crime to Sobriety, and I am now pleased to offer our readers an interview to the author, Tony N...
How Much Can Allegations of Discrimination Cost You?
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 353 353 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Discrimination is a serious issue for employers. It can lead to disputes, lawsuits and even forced business sales. Forced business sale, substantial fines and the disgrace o...

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St. John’s takes two to improve record to 4-2
By Kenneth B. Goldberg sports@queensledger.com St. John’s came back to win two games this holiday weekend, first beating Holy Cross 65-63 and than coming from behind again to top Florida Gulf Coast...
Nov 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dickey takes home Cy Young Award
By a wide margin, R.A. Dickey became the first Mets pitcher since Dwight Gooden did it in 1985 to win the Cy Young award. Dickey received 27 first place votes form the Baseball Writers’s Associatio...
Nov 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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SJU men fall to Baylor in Charleston Classic
It just wasn’t meant to be for St. John’s against a ranked Baylor team. Phil Greene IV scored a career-high 24 points and Charleston Classic All-Tournament Team member D’Angelo Harrison netted 20 f...
Nov 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Iona College takes down Wake Forest
Team starts game off with ridiculous 41-5 run
Nov 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nest improve record to 6-2
The Brooklyn Nets improved their record to 6-2 with their fifth straight win Sunday night defeating the Kings 99-90 on the back of 22 points off the bench from backup center Andray Blatche. The Net...
Nov 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Muay Thai returns to the Garden
Photos: Kenneth B. Goldberg Muay Thai returned to Madison Square Garden this past weekend with Muay Thai at the Mecca 2. In the main bout (pictured), Chike Lindsay won a unanimous decision over Cyr...
Nov 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Division I college basketball comes to Brooklyn
The Barclays Center hosted the defending NCAA Champion Kentucky Wildcats in the first Barclays Classic, bringing big-time college basketball to Brooklyn. Kentucky won a squeaker against Maryland, 7...
Nov 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIU Brooklyn wins second straight NEC soccer title
It was a back-and-forth tilt for most of the match, but third-seeded LIU Brooklyn came away with its second-straight Northeast Conference Women's Soccer Championship title with a 1-0 win in front o...
Nov 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John's men and women dominate in exhibition games
St. John's 73 Sonoma State 55 Three players finished in double figures and St. John’s shot 51.6 percent in the second half to pull away and defeat NCAA Division II squad Sonoma State, 73-55, in exh...
Nov 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nets blow big lead, fall to ‘Wolves
The Brooklyn Nets blew a 22-point lead to the Minnesota Timberwolves Monday night, losing their second home game of the season 107-96. The Nets were dominating the Timberwolves until Brooke Lopez w...
Nov 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Two' Easy
Ali takes Welterweight title in night of boxing in Brooklyn
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Martin Luther takes soccer title
The Martin Luther Cougars soccer team won the PSAA championship game, beating last year's champions Lexington School for the Deaf by a final score of 6-2. (Photo: Kelli Westfal)
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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MLS presents awards to youth soccer players
Major League Soccer teamed up with Metro Kids Soccer League this past weekend for an awards ceremony celebrating the end of the soccer season in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Over 1,200 youth playe...
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nets fall to 76ers in preseason action
The Brooklyn Nets fell to the Philadelphia 76ers, 106-96, at the Barclays Center Friday night in a preseason matchup. Brooke Lopez was the high scorer for the Nets, dropping 23 points and grabbing ...
Oct 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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At The Track
Lunar Victory pulls it out By Jenny Kellner Odds-on favorite Lunar Victory outkicked a game Saratoga Snacks in a dramatic stretch duel and hit the wire 1 1/2 lengths in front to take Saturday’s $25...
Oct 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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In this image taken from video an explosion hits the media complex that houses the offices of Hamas-run Al Aqsa television and radio in central Gaza City early on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. The building also houses offices of a number of Arab satellite television news channels. (AP Photo/APTN)GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli aircraft, tanks and navy gunboats targeted symbols of Hamas control in Gaza City early Tuesday in the heaviest night of bombardment in three weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned of a "prolonged" campaign in Gaza.


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A relative reacts after seeing the bodies of three Palestinian children, killed in an explosion in a public playground on the beachfront of Shati refugee camp, as they lie in the morgue of al-Shifa hospital in Gaza City on July 28, 2014Bloodshed in and around Gaza surged Tuesday with strikes killing 26 Palestinians, including at least four children, as Israel announced the deaths of five more soldiers, shattering hopes for an end to three weeks of violence. "In the name of humanity, the violence must stop," pleaded UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon after holding long talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, urging him to heed international calls for a ceasefire. As he spoke, the military sent messages to thousands of Palestinians in Shejaiya, Zeitun, Jabaliya, Beit Lahiya and Beit Hanun, urging them to flee their homes and seek shelter in central Gaza City as troops prepared to step up their 21-day campaign. Shortly afterwards, the cloudy skies over Gaza lit up with flashes as the army began an intensive wave of air strikes and heavy shelling across the strip that continued early Tuesday and left 26 Palestinians dead, AFP correspondents and medics said.


2014-07-29 01:05:10 -0400

File photo of an elderly patientSweltering summer heat in Japan has left at least 15 people dead over the past week, while more than 8,000 others were rushed to hospital with heatstroke symptoms, official figures showed Tuesday. At least six people died on Saturday alone, when the state weather agency warned temperatures had topped 35 degrees Celsius (95 degrees Fahrenheit), with dripping humidity in certain parts of the country. Nearly 8,600 people were taken to the emergency room for heat-related symptoms in the week through Sunday, more than double the previous week, the Fire and Disaster Management Agency said. The elderly were particularly vulnerable to the rising temperatures, with nearly half of those taken to hospital aged 65 or older, the agency data showed.


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