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U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 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 | 52 52 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 | 65 65 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 | 61 61 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 | 310 310 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 | 343 343 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 | 387 387 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 | 390 390 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 | 842 842 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 | 355 355 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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Adams host new police chief at Borough Hall
Hundreds of faith-based civic leaders from across Brooklyn gathered at Borough Hall Monday night, as Borough President Eric Adams hosted Police Commissioner William Bratton for a meet-and-greet ses...
Mar 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chkifati brothers plans to expand Luxor Limos
Most 16-year-olds would be more than satisfied with a driver’s license and a hooptie, but when Shlomo Chkifati was 16, he and his 18-year-old brother Albert had their sights set on starting their o...
Mar 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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84th Precinct Police blotter (3/9/14-3/17/14)
Sunday, March 9 At 11 p.m. in front of 188 State St. a 66-year-old woman was walking when she was attacked from behind, pushed to the sidewalk and had her purse stolen. She injured her knee and sho...
Mar 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Luxury living expanding to Park Slope South
Aside from recent expansion projects in the Prospect Park region of Brooklyn, like the recently launched $74 million LeFrak Center at Lakeside, new residential developments have added to the boomin...
Mar 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlantic Yards plays long ball
Residents look for solution to ongoing construction project
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Four & Twenty Blackbirds descends on Brooklyn Public Library
Shop owners Emily and Melissa Elsen couldn’t have picked a more appropriate day to celebrate the opening of Four & Twenty Blackbirds’ new location inside the central branch of the Brooklyn Public L...
Mar 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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84th precinct blotter
Feb. 24 - A 26-year-old man looked at an apartment in Coney Island and gave a $4,300 deposit, but was never given the keys and had his money stolen. Feb. 25 - A 30-year-old man reported leaving his...
Mar 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn mall owners address local civic group
Security concerns after two unruly flash mobs
Mar 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crown Heights resident looks to fill Adams' seat
When Eric Adams left the State Senate for his new post as Brooklyn borough president, lifelong Crown Heights resident Rubain Dorancy saw an opportunity. Dorancy, an attorney, teacher, community act...
Mar 19, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn residents put Housing Court on trial
Several community groups gathered to take Brooklyn Housing Court to task in a mock trial held at Borough Hall last Thursday. Led by Borough President Eric Adams, the mock trial included testimonial...
Mar 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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84th precinct botter
Feb. 21 - At 7:30 p.m. at Frank Collective, 210 Jay St., a 42-year-old woman entered on Monday after being closed for the weekend and found three Macbooks, a laptop and an iPad stolen. Feb. 24 - At...
Mar 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Adult Day Care Center opens in Brooklyn
With a more intimate setting, privacy is not an issue
Mar 12, 2014 | 4 4 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rash of car break-ins near St. Joe's
A string of car break-ins have taken place near front St. Joseph’s College in Brooklyn over the past month. Last week, numerous vehicles on Clinton Avenue and Waverly Street had broken windows and ...
Mar 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Town hall to save hospitals in the outer boroughs
In a show of support for struggling Brooklyn hospitals, Public Advocate Letitia James hosted her first town hall meeting at the Pleasant Grove Baptist Tabernacle on Fulton Street in Bedford-Stuyves...
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Pols propose changes to handling missing person cases
In wake of unsolved murder of Williamsburg man
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Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, arrives for a meeting of the Republican Conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans unveiled a slimmed-down bill Tuesday to address the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending in National Guard troops and speeding migrant youths back home. The election-year measure would allow Republicans to say they tried to solve the humanitarian problem in South Texas, even though it stands no chance of becoming law.


2014-07-29 16:48:30 -0400

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on July 3, 2014 in New York CityNew York (AFP) - US stocks Tuesday finished lower after the United States and European Union broadened sanctions on Russia, overshadowing US economic data and earnings reports.


2014-07-29 16:46:27 -0400

Twitter logo is displayed on the floor of the New York Stock ExchangeTwitter Inc's monthly active users rose a better-than-expected 24 percent in the second quarter as the online messaging service mostly succeeded in stemming a dwindling pace of growth, sending its shares soaring almost 30 percent after hours. Twitter, which has battled to reverse a steady decline in its once-heady pace of user growth, grew users to 271 million, still dwarfed by rival Facebook Inc's 1.3 billion. On Tuesday, Twitter reported a 124 percent jump in quarterly revenue to $312 million, beating Wall Street's expectation for $283.1 million. Wall Street had been divided on whether Twitter can transform itself into a mainstream Internet platform on the same scale as Facebook.


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