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What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
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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
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  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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 $$
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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
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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 | 560 560 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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Mechatronics technology center coming to City Tech
The city's young adults is about to get even more tech-savvy. The New York City College of Technology (City Tech) announced last week it has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Advanced Te...
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Critics attack mayor over Black appointment
Since appointing Cathie Black as Schools Chancellor last week, Mayor Michael Bloomberg has come under increased criticism for selecting a corporate executive with no education experience to run the...
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Is your baby Growin' in Style?
Should green be your baby’s new color? Lena Gorelik certainly thinks so. While pregnant with her second baby, Gorelik started to compile a list of natural, organic, and safe products to use in rais...
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“Shake” up in store for the Fulton Street Mall
Shake Shack to open first Brooklyn location
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Schools Chancellor Klein resigns
Replaced by business executive Cathie Black
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Expansion of Clinton Hill school likely to pass
DOE says overcrowding concerns unwarranted
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Brighton man shot over squad car scuffle
Destroying a police cruiser never ends well. Anthony Pearson, 35, was shot by a police officer for attacking a cop car with a cobblestone in Brighton Beach last week. At 5 a.m., according to a poli...
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From grape to glass at the Brooklyn Winery
Until Brooklyn Winery opened its doors in mid-September, a search for grapes in Williamsburg meant a trip to the corner fruit market. But these days, oenophiles are in for a real surprise: an urban...
Nov 02, 2010 | 3 3 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Junior's Restaurant turns 60!
Celebrates with 60-cent slices of cheesecake
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Technology and the Gods collide in BAM's Persephone
Blending modernity with the classics, the Brooklyn Academy of Art’s production of Persephone uses speech, song, and cutting-edge visual projections in order to explore the timeless concepts of life...
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Supporters upstage opponents at PPW bike lane rallies
If David and Goliath are bikers in heaven, they surely appreciated last week's Park Slope showdown. A few dozen opponents of the Prospect Park West bike lane held a brave protest rally near Grand A...
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New Freddy's, same spirit
Anti-Yards bar will reopen in South Slope
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First Lady honors BK after-school program
BCAP wins national award
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Prospect Park West bike lane controversy continues
Online survey gauges opinion on red-hot issue
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LICH, SUNY Downstate merger planned
$40M grant would help pay for takeover
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Rebel fighters from the Islamic Front, an umbrella of Islamist rebel groups in Syria, fire their weapons during clashes with government forces in the old city of Aleppo on July 21, 2014More than 191,000 people have died in Syria, United Nations rights chief Navi Pillay said Friday, hitting out at "international paralysis" on the nearly three-and-a-half year conflict. Pillay said the death toll of 191,369, recorded between March 2011 when the war broke out and April this year, was nearly double that given a year ago, and was likely an underestimate. After on Thursday lashing out at the UN Security Council for what she called a lack of resolve in ending crises, Pillay said in a statement the dwindling global interest in Syria was "scandalous". "I deeply regret that, given the onset of so many other armed conflicts in this period of global destabilisation, the fighting in Syria and its dreadful impact on millions of civilians has dropped off the international radar," said Pillay.


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BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State militants in Iraq stoned a man to death in the northern city of Mosul after one of their courts sentenced him to die for the crime of adultery, witnesses said on Friday. The stoning, which happened on Thursday, was the first known instance of the punishment by Islamic State militants in Iraq, although it has been previously reported in Syria. (Reporting by Raheem Salman; Writing by Alexander Dziadosz; Editing by Alison Williams)
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Soldiers carry a coffin with the remains of a Malaysian victim from Flight MH17 during a ceremony at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang on August 22, 2014Millions of black-clad Malaysians fell silent Friday in tribute to their 43 countrymen killed in the MH17 disaster as the first remains were brought home and laid to rest amid deep sorrow and anger. People across the country of 28 million observed a minute's silence at 10:55 am (0255 GMT), shortly after a Malaysia Airlines jet landed with the remains of 20 people killed when MH17 was blasted from the sky by a suspected surface-to-air missile over Ukraine. Five weeks after the July 17 tragedy, the coffins and urns were conveyed to white hearses in a solemn ceremony presided over by Malaysia's King Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah and Prime Minister Najib Razak at Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Muslim-majority Malaysia had declared a day of national mourning, with flags lowered to half-mast, and business, sport, entertainment and other events cancelled or toned down.


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