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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Listing Specialist with the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . August 2016 Market Update Home sales in July dropped again for the fifth consecutive month. De...
What to do When Your Designated Driver Plan Fails
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
There’s no question that designating a driver reduces drunken driving accidents and saves lives. Designated Driver Statistics As time goes along, more and more people have gotten on board with the ...
If I Return to Work Making Less Money, Am I Still Entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefits?
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers So you’ve been hurt at work and you can’t perform your old job. What happens if you go back to work at a different position, ...
The Difference that Jurisdiction Could Make in a High Profile Divorce Case
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
by Chris Palermo   Different states and different countries have laws that can significantly affect the outcome of a divorce. A prime example is a high profile case reported in the New York Post . ...
Equal Pay for Women Issues
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen Hans Long Island City, Queens & NYC Employment Defense Attorney From an employer’s standpoint, if you are following similar pay practices to other businesses, it may seem like safet...
Prevent Boating Tragedy – A Guide to Safe Boating on Long Island
Aug 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Steven Palermo: The Suffolk Personal Injury Lawyer Cool ocean breezes on a hot summer day and the freedom of an open sea make boating a favorite pastime for many people. It’s a lifestyle fo...
HemClear: An Alternative Hemorrhoid Treatment
Aug 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
Hemorrhoids are painful, swollen blood vessels and veins around the anus that can cause severe discomfort to sufferers. They can be internal, located inside the anus, or external, meaning that you’...
Can I File Suit against My Employer if I Am Injured at Work?
Aug 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers' Compensation Lawyers A question we frequently get from prospective clients has to do with whether or not an employer can be sued in court for a pe...
New York City Affirms Rights to Use Bathrooms Consistent with Gender Identity
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:Stephen Hans & Associates Media outlets across the country are addressing controversial laws passed recently in certain states that prohibit transgender individuals from using bathrooms cons...
Can a Party in a Divorce Case Sue a Judge?
Aug 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
Suing a judge occurs rarely, but does happen. In 2015, the judge presiding over a NY divorce case sanctioned an attorney who represented himself in the divorce case. Recently, the attorney filed a ...

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Help Us Yoenis Cespedes, You're the Mets Only Hope!
Before Saturday’s afternoon affair with the San Francisco Giants, I was fully preparing to write the Mets obituary for the 2016 season. The Mets had lost four of the first five games on their west ...
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spence cements status as boxing’s top prospect
Another big knockout in Coney Island showcase
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John’s women get off to quick 2-0 start in 2016
Men ready to start 2016 campaign
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Drossman to lead St. Joe’s
Daniel Drossman is the new head coach of the St. Joseph’s men’s and women’s tennis squads. “We are very excited that Coach Drossman will be joining us for the upcoming season,” said Athletics Direc...
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Empire wraps up first season of team tennis
The New York Empire concluded it’s inaugural season as part of the Mylan World Team Tennis professional league. And while the results on the court show – the Empire finished with a 2-10 overall rec...
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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For The Yankees, It’s Out With The Old, In With The New
I think it’s fair to say that the last couple of weeks have been quite the roller coaster ride for the New York Yankees and their fans. From the consistently inconsistent play throughout the year, ...
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dyckman takes Pro City title
Late-season additions give team the extra talent it needed to win
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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D1 basketball talent battles it out in Artest Classic
If you showed up at the Variety Boys & Girls Club last weekend for the Artest Summer Classic, you were not disappointed. To kick off the event, Metta World Peace’s Celebrity Team, stacked with a ro...
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Good, the Bad & the Ugly: The Legacy of A-Rod
Since he arrived on the scene in the winter of 2004, Alex Rodriguez has without question been one of the most polarizing players in the history of both baseball and New York sports. In a press conf...
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Our Lady of Hope wins RGMVM title
Our Lady of Hope’s Intermediate boys baseball team became the Ridgewood, Glendale, Middle Village, and Maspeth (RGMVM) Little League 14U Junior champions by beating an undefeated Forest Hills Blue ...
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Four from Brooklyn named to All-Empire GU 7s Team
Following the completion of the 2016 Empire GU rugby sevens series, four players from Brooklyn Rugby Club – two men and two women – have been named to the All-Empire GU 7s team. Craig Mackenzie and...
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Riis lifeguard in nationals
Queens lifeguard Christian Foti is competing in the 2016 USLA National Lifeguard Championships in Hermosa Beach, California this week. This will be his third time competing in the championships and...
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Empire fall in first Mylan team tennis event
But Forest Hills crowd excited for pro tennis
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Yankees Change in Philosophy Should Be Applauded
About a week ago, after the news that Arodlis Chapman had been traded to the Chicago Cubs, I thought there was a pretty good chance the Yankees would be done dealing. They traded a valuable yet rep...
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Showtime revisited: Frampton far from only rising star
Years from now, we may look back on July 30 as a night where several big names took their next step toward stardom. Hardcore fight fans endlessly search for optimism in a sport that is far removed ...
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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national news

The current fighting indicates Turkey is entering into a new and more dangerous phase in Syria four days into operation "Euphrates Shield" against Islamic State (IS) jihadists and Syrian Kurdish militiaTurkey said the military suffered its first fatality in an unprecedented four day campaign inside Syria, blaming Kurdish militia in an increasingly combustible contest for control in the border region. The Turkish army on Wednesday launched the two-pronged cross border offensive against Islamic State (IS) jihadists but also Syrian Kurdish militia detested by Ankara, sending in dozens of tanks and hundreds of troops. Tensions between Ankara and the Kurdish militia flared Saturday, with clashes taking place eight kilometres (five miles) south of the town of Jarabulus, the border town recaptured from IS this week by Turkish-backed Syrian rebels, a monitoring group and Kurdish sources said.


2016-08-27 21:06:10 -0400

Leidi, a member of the 51st Front of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), poses for a picture at a camp in Cordillera OrientalColombia's main rebel group, the Revolutionary Armed Forces, said in a statement on Saturday they will hold their final conference on Sept. 13-19 to ratify a peace accord with the government. The deal between the leaders of the leftist guerilla group, referred to as FARC, and the government was announced Wednesday in Havana, after almost four years of talks. Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos has sent the text of the accord to Congress, where legislators have 30 days to go over it before a national referendum on Oct. 2.


2016-08-27 20:55:09 -0400

Gabon's President Ali Bongo Ondimba votes during the presidential election in Libreville, GabonBy Gerauds Wilfried Obangome LIBREVILLE (Reuters) - Gabon voted on Saturday amid discontent over its failure to raise living standards despite oil wealth, in a poll posing the biggest challenge yet to President Ali Bongo, whose family has run the central African nation for half a century. With state machinery and entrenched patronage networks behind him, Bongo, 57, is likely to be returned, seven years after winning his first election following the death of his father Omar, who ruled for 42 years. Bongo faced nine other candidates - compared with 22 in the last poll - but his main rival was veteran diplomat Jean Ping.


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