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What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 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 | 16 16 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 | 130 130 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 | 177 177 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 | 213 213 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 | 227 227 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 | 233 233 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 | 486 486 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 | 519 519 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 | 554 554 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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St. John's bounces back from tough loss to beat Norte Dame
Photos: Kenneth B. Goldberg With one of the youngest teams in Division I college basketball, there's not much of a history to go on with Coach Steve Lavin's Red Storm squad. So it's understandable ...
Jan 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bench comes up big in Nets win over Kings
The Brooklyn Nets defeated the Sacramento Kings, 113 -93, in front of a sold-out crowd at Barclay Center Saturday night. Brook Lopez led the Nets with 18 points, but it was also a big night for Mir...
Jan 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rutgers edges out St. John's 58-56
Photos: Kenneth B. Goldberg Myles Mack scored nine points, including making two free throws with 32 seconds to play as Rutgers beat St. John's 58-56 on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden. Bot...
Jan 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nets drop to 13-10
Photos: Kenneth B. Goldberg The Brooklyn Nets record dropped to 13-10 after a one-point loss on the road to the Chicago Bulls Saturday night. With a New York Knicks home loss to the Houston Rockets...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIU Brooklyn keeps home win streak alive
Senior Brandon Thompson scored 17 of his game-high 23 points in a second half that saw the LIU Brooklyn men's basketball team (5-4) turn a five-point halftime lead into a convincing 75-48 win over ...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John’s wins fourth straight at home
St. John’s ratcheted up both the defensive and rebounding efforts in the second half and D’Angelo Harrison scored a game-high 21 points as the Red Storm turned a 12-point halftime deficit into a 57...
Dec 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘No Doubt’ this wasn’t Cotto’s night at MSG
Trout defeats former champ in unanimous decision
Dec 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn's Kaseem williams named Player of the Week
Brooklyn native Kaseem Williams was named Player of the Week by both the Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference (HVMAC) and the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) for men’s bask...
Dec 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John’s tops South Carolina by 24
St. John’s put in a solid performance Thursday night, beating South Carolina 89-65 as part of the SEC/Big East challenge in front of a crowd of 4,902 at Carnesecca Arena in Queens. The Red Storm we...
Nov 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Francis headed back to water polo Final Four
Call them Brooklyn’s own “Cardiac Kids.” The St. Francis College Men’s Water Polo team came up big with three nail-biting victories to reclaim the CWPA Eastern Championship crown and a ticket to th...
Nov 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John's women handle Hartford
Smith named Big East Player of the Week
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Nets 1-0 in NBA's newest rivalry
Photos: Kenneth B. Goldberg In the new “East River Rivalry” it is the Nets that draw first blood. The Brooklyn Nets and New York Knicks met for the first time in the regular season at the Barclays ...
Nov 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 21 21 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 | 25 25 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 | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Bills coach Doug Marrone blew up at his players on Thursday, sending a message that he's fed up with too many fights and post-whistle shoving matches during practice.
2014-08-21 16:45:17 -0400

In this Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, photo provided by the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, Jim Rigg, right, superintendent of the diocese's 113 schools, and Elder High School Principal Tom Otten take the ice-bucket challenge at Elder High School in Cincinnati. The archdiocese is discouraging its students and staff from donating any money raised as part of the challenge to the ALS Association, saying the group funds a study involving embryonic stem cell research "in direct conflict with Catholic teaching." The diocese said schools could participate in the ice bucket challenge, but any money raised should be directed to groups like the John Paul II Medical Research Institute in Iowa City, Iowa, which conducts "pro-life driven" research, according to its website. (AP Photo/Archdiocese of Cincinnati)CINCINNATI (AP) — A Roman Catholic diocese in Ohio is discouraging its 113 schools from participating in the ice bucket challenge to benefit the ALS Association, saying the group's funding of embryonic stem cell research is "in direct conflict with Catholic teaching."


2014-08-21 16:44:16 -0400
By Kate Holton and William James LONDON (Reuters) - British Muslim leaders urged people to contact police if they knew the identity of the man with an English accent who appeared in a video showing the beheading of an American journalist. The Muslim Council of Britain, the largest Muslim umbrella group in the country, condemned the "abhorrent murder" of James Foley and called for united action by Muslims to stop the "poison of extremism" infiltrating their communities. Prime Minister David Cameron said on Wednesday it looked increasingly likely that the man in the Islamic State video was British, one of hundreds who have travelled to Syria to fight. "We are horrified at the abhorrent murder of James Foley, a reporter who initially went to the region to expose the human rights abuses of the Syrian regime." Iqbal Sacranie, an adviser to the council, told London's Evening Standard newspaper that anyone who recognised the man had a duty to contact police.
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