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8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor and Listing Specialist with the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . We sell a lot of properties here in Queens, and being that we’re in New York City, a lot of ...
More About Women’s Rights in the News — the ERA
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As an employment defense litigation lawyer, I pay attention to civil rights issues, and lately women’s rights issues have gained attention from the media. Actress Patricia Arquette has actively wor...
Can Car Accidents Cause PTSD?
Sep 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 126 126 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:Steven Palermo: The Suffolk Personal Injury Lawyer You hear about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that military service members experience from active duty. However, studies now show t...
Protecting Your Right as a Spouse in a New York Estate
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 152 152 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Bonnie Lawston A Spouse’s Right of Inheritance in New York Under New York law, when a married person dies, the surviving spouse has a “right of election,” a statutory right to receive eithe...
Are gender identity and religious freedom at odds in America?
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Author: Leeds Brown Law A recent ruling against the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has inspired mixed reactions. The case (EEOC v. R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc., E.D. Mich....
This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
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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
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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 | 243 243 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 | 220 220 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 | 228 228 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...

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Northside Festival takes over Brooklyn
The Northside Festival took over Brooklyn this past weekend as thousands of concert goers listened to bands perform at over two dozen venues in North Brooklyn.
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - June 16 - June 23
Entertainment events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
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Gov Ball will make you ‘Smile Like You Mean It’
The 6th Annual Governors Ball Music Festival took over Randall's Island this past weekend.
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The Big Apple Circus suffering from financial crisis
Circus calls on public for financial support
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - June 9 - June 16
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Puppet theater hopes to be revitalized under new ownership
Anthony A. Labriola is hoping to save the theater after a series of issues
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - June 2 - June 9
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - May 26 - June 2
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​St. Michael’s honors Scott Joplin
St. Michael’s Cemetery teams up with Vince Giordano’s Night Hawks and the community to honor the ragtime artist.
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Journey through the “Fantasy and the Divine” in Sunnyside
The Sunnyside Community Concert Series (SCCS) will be hosting their next musical performance, “Fantasy and the Divine," on Friday, May 27, featuring violist Nora Khron at All Saints Episcopal Churc...
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CQA hosts first Spring Gala
Honorees included Hudson Yang from "Fresh off the Boat"
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X Ambassadors, StubHub partner for valued $42,000 donation to BK school
The Frederick Douglass Academy VIII received instruments worth $42,000
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - May 19 - May 26
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The future is bright for Queens night market
During the second and third week of the market, crowds evened out and people were able to sample some of the world’s most bizarre and fascinating foods.
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Film Review - Captain America: Civil War
The film had the the country's fifth-best debut ever.
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Alleged Al-Qaeda-linked Islamist leader Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi pleaded guilty to a single charge of cultural destruction at the International Criminal Court in The HagueWar crimes judges jailed a Malian jihadist Tuesday for nine years for demolishing Timbuktu's fabled shrines, a landmark ruling seen as a warning that destroying mankind's heritage will not go unpunished. In the first such case to focus on cultural destruction as a war crime, the International Criminal Court found Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi guilty of directing attacks on the UNESCO world heritage site during the jihadist takeover of northern Mali in 2012. ICC chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda, whose office had asked for between nine and 11 years, said the sentence will signal to perpetrators that destroying cultural heritage is "a serious crime".


2016-09-27 11:21:29 -0400

"The Americas region has shown that with strong national immunization programs... dedicated financing and strong political commitment and partner support, measles can be stopped," said World Health Organization director Margaret ChanMeasles has been eradicated from the Americas due to decades of vaccination efforts, making it the first region of the world to rid itself of the disease, global health authorities said Tuesday. "Endemic transmission of measles has been eliminated from the region," said World Health Organization director Margaret Chan. Measles is now the fifth vaccine-preventable disease to be eliminated in the Americas, after smallpox, polio, rubella and congenital rubella syndrome, according to a statement from the Pan American Health Organization.


2016-09-27 11:20:35 -0400

A UN peacekeeper stands guard at the Djinguereber mosque during a visit by a UN delegation on election day in TimbuktuBy Stephanie van den Berg THE HAGUE (Reuters) - War crimes judges on Tuesday sentenced a former Islamist rebel who admitted wrecking holy shrines during Mali's 2012 conflict to nine years in prison, in the first such case to focus on destruction of cultural heritage. Human rights groups and international legal experts hope Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi's case in the International Criminal Court may serve as a deterrent to a kind of devastation that continues to be a feature of global conflicts yet has gone largely unpunished. Al-Mahdi expressed remorse for his involvement in the destruction of 10 mausoleums and religious sites in Timbuktu dating from Mali's 14th-century golden age as a trading hub and center of Sufi Islam, a branch of the religion seen as idolatrous by some hardline Muslim groups.


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