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Are You an Independent or Joint Owner If You Own a Franchise Restaurant?
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
Authorl Stephen D. Hans For more than thirty years, a line was drawn that differentiated a franchiser and franchisee. The relationship between the two served each other well. Entrepreneurs looking ...
Septic Tank Pipe-Cover Crafts
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
Many yards have ugly septic tank pipes sticking up out of the ground, but not all yards have ones that stand out in the open. In some cases, the septic pipes are hidden amongst trees, bushes or oth...
Are Your Dress Code and Grooming Policies Violating Discrimination Laws?
Feb 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 104 104 recommendations | email to a friend
      Author: Stephen Hans Companies have the right to expect employees to be neat in appearance and follow a company dress code. Some companies require short hair for men and no one gives it a sec...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: FEB 2015
Feb 16, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
February 2015 Queens NY Market Update  Home sales continued to decrease in January, significantly below last year, however, inventory ticked up slightly. In response to the low inventory levels and...
Ruby Tuesday Is Accused of Gender Discrimination Involving Men
Feb 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 158 158 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans It is common for the media to report on cases of gender discrimination where females did not receive equal pay or the same promotional opportunities as men. In contrast to t...
Stronger Mind, Happier You
Feb 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 191 191 recommendations | email to a friend
by Mary Murphy A lot of emphasis is put on the body when talking about working out—those washboard abs, defined calves, slimmed thighs--but sometimes we forget that the mind is part of the body, to...
Know and Follow the Regulations for Tip Pools
Feb 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 224 224 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans In the restaurant business and hospitality industry in general, employees who provide services, such as servers, hosting staff, bartenders and bus persons typically receive ...
Queens Home Team Awarded Top Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II for Most Units Sold in 2014!
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 286 286 recommendations | email to a friend
The Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty, led by George & Abigail Herrera, were recently honored at the Keller Williams Realty Landmark II awards ceremony in Astoria, NY. Out of 160 Agents, Q...
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (also known as ObamaCare)
Jan 29, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 297 297 recommendations | email to a friend
Author; Donna Stefans Re:Obamacare The Health insurance reporting requirements on the 2014 tax return are a bit complicated. If you and your family were covered by an employer health care plan for ...
A Different Slant on Class-Based Hiring Discrimination
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 277 277 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Most employers are familiar with the pitfalls of discriminating against applicants in protected classes under Civil Rights laws. For the most part, African Americans, Hispan...

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In the end, St. John’s can’t stop high-flying Syracuse
A college basketball game is 40 minutes long, and you have to play all 40 of them. Just ask St. John’s head coach Steve Lavin, who kept referring to distinctively different parts of the Red Storm’s...
Dec 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 108 108 recommendations | email to a friend
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Storm women drop two in Holiday Classic
The St. John’s women’s basketball team closed out the sixth annual St. John’s Chartwells Holiday Classic with a 64-51 loss to James Madison at Carnesecca Arena on Sunday afternoon. The Red Storm is...
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Jonesy Boy get first stakes win
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Aqueduct Racing News & Notes
• Ullapool won her third straight race and remained unbeaten in 2013 by using front-running tactics to take the $100,000 Garland of Roses by two lengths over Delightful Quality on Saturday at Aqued...
Dec 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John’s uses hot shooting stretch to down Fordham
Seventeen straight baskets leads to lopsided victory
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St. John’s women suffer tough road loss
The St. John’s women’s basketball team suffered its second defeat of the season on Friday evening, falling 69-55 on the road to Auburn. The Red Storm now has a record of 5-2 while the Tigers improv...
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Brooklyn, you now have a new boxing champion
Two weeks after his 33rd birthday, Paulie “The Magic Man” Malignaggi (33-5, 7 KO’s) picked up his 33rd win in a unanimous decision victory over Zab “Super” Judah (42-9, 29 KO’s) in front of his hom...
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St. John’s comes from behind to best Georgia Tech
After trailing Georgia Tech by 15 with less than nine minutes remaining in the first half, the Red Storm came back to take the consolation game in the Barclay’s Center Classic. D’Angelo Harrison sc...
Dec 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 129 129 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joseph’s College players earn weekly honors
In recognition of their outstanding play for the St. Joseph’s College men’s and women’s basketball teams, Michael Megafu (Brooklyn/Nazareth Regional) was named the United States Collegiate Athletic...
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Flat Out takes Cigar Mile
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Aqueduct Racing News & Notes
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Nov 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 136 136 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John’s men hold off upset scare by Monmouth
Get big buckets late to seal victory
Nov 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 120 120 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIU basketball program lands three new players
LIU Brooklyn men’s basketball coach Jack Perri announced the signing of Elvar Fridriksson (Njardvik, Iceland), Trevin Woods (Houston, Texas) and Trevon Woods (Houston, Texas) to National Letters of...
Nov 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 118 118 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John’s men bounce back from Wisconsin loss
Defeat Wagner in first home game of the season
Nov 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 133 133 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John’s women off to hot start
A hot-shooting second-half performance ignited by a 15-6 burst coming out of the break improved the St. John’s women’s basketball season-opening win streak to three games. The Red Storm posted a 66...
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French nuclear group Areva confirmed record net losses in 2014 of 4.8 billion euros ($5.3 billion) after it was forced to absorb costs linked to project delaysFrench nuclear group Areva confirmed Wednesday record net losses in 2014 of 4.8 billion euros ($5.3 billion) after it was forced to absorb costs linked to delays to its flagship next-generation reactor. "The scale of the net loss for 2014 illustrates the two-fold challenge confronting Areva: continuing stagnation of the nuclear operations, lack of competitiveness and difficulties in managing the risks inherent in large projects," chief executive Philippe Knoche said in a statement. Areva has taken a particular hit in the past year from delays in building its Olkiluoto 3 nuclear plant in Finland, as well as difficulties with its renewable energy contracts. The company, which is 87-percent owned by the French state, has suffered in recent years as interest in nuclear power has cooled following the 2011 Fukushima catastrophe in Japan.


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A masked, black-clad militant brandishes a knife in this still image from videoBy Ahmed Aboulenein, Michael Holden and Simon Falush LONDON (Reuters) - The financial backers of a campaign group that had contact with the man later known as 'Jihadi John' are under pressure from British politicians and a regulator's investigation to explain why they gave it several hundred thousand pounds. The Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust, a Quaker foundation, and The Roddick Foundation, set up by the late founder of beauty retailer Body Shop, are among those now being asked how they came to fund Cage, a small activist group that called Mohammed Emwazi, killer of American, British and Syrian hostages, a once "beautiful young man". "I condemn anybody who attempts to excuse that barbarism away in the way that has been done by Cage," British interior minister Theresa May told parliament in response to the comment by Cage's research boss Asim Qureshi to media last week. Cage was set up by a group of London Muslims with the aim of supporting British suspects being held by the United States in Guantanamo Bay.


2015-03-04 07:59:35 -0500
MONTREUX, Switzerland (Reuters) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday that progress had been made in talks with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, but that much work remained. Zarif, walking along Lake Geneva in the Swiss town of Montreux after the final session with Kerry, was asked whether a lot of progress had been made. "We have, but a lot of work remains," Zarif told reporters. (Reporting by Lucien Libert; writing by Stephanie Nebehay; editing by Tom Miles)
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