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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 449 449 recommendations | email to a friend
A good roof is perhaps one of the most important investments a homeowner can make. Any good investment requires good maintenance. One of the most crucial factors in upholding a roofing system is th...
How to Throw a Block Party in Queens
Jun 16, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
By George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . A Block Party is defined as a community sponsored, public event where there are no sales of goods or servi...
Camping Safety Guidelines
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
Schools are letting out and summer vacations begin. Many children will be heading off to summer camps as part of their vacation recreation and many families plan their own camping trips, some for f...
Is My Job Protected While I Pursue a Workers’ Compensation Claim?
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
Workers Compensation Attorneys Queens & New York If you have been injured on the job and need to seek compensation under New York’s workers’ compensation laws, you may have some concerns about whet...
Dominoes Pizza Sued for Wage and Hour Violations
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed a lawsuit against Domino’s Pizza for underpaying staff. According to Legal Reader , last year the Attorney General’s Office settled for $1...
How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 209 209 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . One issue that we see a lot here in Queens is a property tax assessment that doesn’t match the legal use o...
Restaurants Can Throw Dog Lovers a Bone
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 210 210 recommendations | email to a friend
NYC Employment Defense Attorney “I’m so pleased that the city Department of Health threw dog lovers a bone,” Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal (D-Manhattan) was quoted as saying by The New York Daily N...
The Workers’ Compensation Has Ruled Against You—What Are Your Options?
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 206 206 recommendations | email to a friend
by Pyrros & Serres LLP , Workers Compensation Attorneys Workers Compensation Attorneys in New York You were hurt on the job and filed a legitimate claim, but the New York State Workers’ Compensatio...
Playground Injuries on the Rise: How You Can Protect Your Child
May 17, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 237 237 recommendations | email to a friend
by Steven Palermo | May 11, 2016  Kids love to play outdoors and physical exercise is good for them. The fact that playground injuries are on the rise may be frightening to some parents. Even so, t...
The Zadroga Act—What is It and How Does It Affect Workers' Compensation?
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 232 232 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:Pyrros & Serres LLP In the aftermath of September 11, 2001, many people volunteered to help clean up after the devastation of the twin towers at the World Trade Center. Many of those volunte...

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Martin Luther honors its top winter athletes
Martin Luther School in Maspeth recently honored some of its student athletes at the annual Winter Athletic Awards assembly Special awards were presented to the following student athletes: • Varsit...
Apr 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Program returns to Pratt
Pratt Institute Athletics announced the re-addition of men’s and women’s soccer to its intercollegiate athletic offerings beginning with the 2016-17 school year. The revived men’s and women’s socce...
Apr 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Brotherly Bond in Brooklyn: Ponds & Dunn leave Jefferson on top
Success is better when it’s shared with the ones you love; Shamorie Ponds and Rasheem Dunn serve as no exception. The well-accomplished backcourt from Thomas Jefferson Campus in Brooklyn will gradu...
Apr 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Baseball outlook is sunny for local teams
I’ve been counting down the days until the start of the 2016 baseball season. The start of the season just by nature usually brings all sorts of excitement and anticipation, but this season feels a...
Apr 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Real Greeks’ top Shamrocks
The Greek Americans made up ground in CSL Division 1 with a deserved 2-0 win over the Shamrocks at the Met Oval in Maspeth on Sunday night. A goal just before half-time gave the home side a deserve...
Apr 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Asoria native joins the St. Joseph’s 100-hit club
After launching three home runs last week and becoming the 10th Bear to join the 100-hit club, senior Brian Luebcke (Astoria/Monsignor McClancy) was named the Skyline Conference Baseball Player of ...
Apr 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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BK Friends coach to head women’s program
Gary Lawson has been named as head women’s soccer coach at St. Joseph’s College in Brooklyn. “Gary’s dynamic coaching philosophy and development plan for the program stood out among all the nationw...
Apr 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marc's March Madness: Queens native finds redemption coaching out west
Queens native Marc Hsu played a vital role in getting California State Bakersfield their first ever NCAA Tournament appearance. In his third year as an assistant coach for the Runners, the Western ...
Mar 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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This Final Four has got it all!
It amazes me how in life, in the world of sports, things can change in an instant. Remember two and a half weeks ago? Many pundits including yours truly had Michigan State, Kentucky and Kansas play...
Mar 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Youth Basketball League of Queens Begins Registration
Heroes Youth Basketball League in Parks, Elmhurst, Maspeth, Middle Village
Mar 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shamrocks play league leaders to 1-1 draw
The Shamrocks have locked in fourth place going into the all-important second phase of CSL Division 1 after a day of mixed emotions. Sunday brought four wins, a draw and a loss, but that 1-1 draw a...
Mar 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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March Madness: It’s Real & It’s Spectacular!
To quote my girl Taylor Swift, “Don’t say I didn’t warn you!” Last week when I tried foolishly to give specific tips for filling out your NCAA Tournament Bracket, I did admit there was a good possi...
Mar 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomas Jefferson steals show at state champs
It was Federation weekend at the Times Union Center in Albany, and six state champions were honored over the course of three days, putting new faces at the top of the New York basketball scene. Amo...
Mar 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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An idiot’s guide to the NCAA Tournament
Merry Christmas basketball fans! Thursday through Sunday are some of the most action-packed, entertaining days of the year. The NCAA Tournament is an idiot-proof system for entertainment. You can’t...
Mar 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Knights out of NCAA tourney
The Queens College women’s basketball team fell to Bentley, 77-67, in the semifinals of the NCAA Division II East Regional over the weekend. Junior Madison Rowland led the Knights with a game-high ...
Mar 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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BERLIN (Reuters) - The European Union's digital economy commissioner said on Monday Britain should act quickly to implement its departure from the European Union to limit uncertainty that is rattling investors. "The next step must come from London," Guenther Oettinger, EU Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, told the Deutschlandfunk German radio station. Oettinger said every day of uncertainty was preventing investors from putting their funds into Britain and other European markets. (Reporting by Andrea Shalal)
2016-06-27 01:59:51 -0400

The pound plunged 2% in early exchanges as dealers rushed into assets considered safe, such as the yen and goldThe pound sank Monday to 30-year lows while most stock markets tumbled following Britain's decision to leave the European Union, with traders fearing it will lead to months of uncertainty. Sterling plunged two percent in early exchanges as dealers rushed into assets considered safe, such as the yen and gold, although Japan's Nikkei stock index rallied after suffering a battering on Friday.


2016-06-27 01:54:02 -0400

"I believe in retribution. Why? You should pay. When you kill someone, rape, you should die," incoming Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte saidIncoming Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte on Monday hit out at "stupid" human rights campaigners, as he defended his imminent war on crime and emphasised the death penalty was for retribution. "These human rights (groups), congressmen, how stupid you are," Duterte said, as he highlighted their criticism of his plans to impose late-night curfews on children being out on the streets and to reintroduce the death penalty. Duterte, 71, won last month's presidential elections in a landslide after campaigning largely on a platform of ending rampant crime, warning that the Philippines was in danger of becoming a narco-state.


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