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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
Sep 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
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?
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 159 159 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 224 224 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 | 249 249 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 | 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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Nest improve record to 6-2
The Brooklyn Nets improved their record to 6-2 with their fifth straight win Sunday night defeating the Kings 99-90 on the back of 22 points off the bench from backup center Andray Blatche. The Net...
Nov 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Muay Thai returns to the Garden
Photos: Kenneth B. Goldberg Muay Thai returned to Madison Square Garden this past weekend with Muay Thai at the Mecca 2. In the main bout (pictured), Chike Lindsay won a unanimous decision over Cyr...
Nov 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Division I college basketball comes to Brooklyn
The Barclays Center hosted the defending NCAA Champion Kentucky Wildcats in the first Barclays Classic, bringing big-time college basketball to Brooklyn. Kentucky won a squeaker against Maryland, 7...
Nov 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIU Brooklyn wins second straight NEC soccer title
It was a back-and-forth tilt for most of the match, but third-seeded LIU Brooklyn came away with its second-straight Northeast Conference Women's Soccer Championship title with a 1-0 win in front o...
Nov 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John's men and women dominate in exhibition games
St. John's 73 Sonoma State 55 Three players finished in double figures and St. John’s shot 51.6 percent in the second half to pull away and defeat NCAA Division II squad Sonoma State, 73-55, in exh...
Nov 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nets blow big lead, fall to ‘Wolves
The Brooklyn Nets blew a 22-point lead to the Minnesota Timberwolves Monday night, losing their second home game of the season 107-96. The Nets were dominating the Timberwolves until Brooke Lopez w...
Nov 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Two' Easy
Ali takes Welterweight title in night of boxing in Brooklyn
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Martin Luther takes soccer title
The Martin Luther Cougars soccer team won the PSAA championship game, beating last year's champions Lexington School for the Deaf by a final score of 6-2. (Photo: Kelli Westfal)
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
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MLS presents awards to youth soccer players
Major League Soccer teamed up with Metro Kids Soccer League this past weekend for an awards ceremony celebrating the end of the soccer season in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Over 1,200 youth playe...
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nets fall to 76ers in preseason action
The Brooklyn Nets fell to the Philadelphia 76ers, 106-96, at the Barclays Center Friday night in a preseason matchup. Brooke Lopez was the high scorer for the Nets, dropping 23 points and grabbing ...
Oct 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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At The Track
Lunar Victory pulls it out By Jenny Kellner Odds-on favorite Lunar Victory outkicked a game Saratoga Snacks in a dramatic stretch duel and hit the wire 1 1/2 lengths in front to take Saturday’s $25...
Oct 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Championship boxing returns to Brooklyn
Night of thrilling fights at Barclays Center
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Get to the ‘Point 5K back for its 20th year
Ready. Set. And they’re off! Celebrating its 20th anniversary, St. Stan’s Athletic League held it’s annual “Get To The ‘Point’” 5K race this past Sunday, bringing out over 500 locals for fun and fr...
Oct 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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With new faces, MLS basketball in rebuilding mode
The Martin Luther School basketball team enters the 2012-13 season with only one returning starting player from its 2011-12 campaign, in which it won six games. “We’re in a rebuilding year,” said M...
Oct 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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New-look Nets introduce themselves to borough
Photos: Kenneth B. Goldberg Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov isn't the only one planning the championship parade route for the city newest pro sports franchise. Members of the team are also bu...
Oct 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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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".


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"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.


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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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