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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
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 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 $$
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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
Jun 19, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 342 342 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 | 386 386 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 | 389 389 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.
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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 | 354 354 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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Families of fallen officers gather at the holidays
Group supports those who lost loved ones in duty
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Christmas Comes to Maspeth
Annual tree lighting marks start of holiday season
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School bus flips in Mid-Ville
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Juniper Park’s revenge
14 Elm trees replace stolen trees
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Queens Elks serve up Thanksgiving feast
With members and friends on hand to help, the Queens Borough Elks (Facebook) successfully served nearly 200 turkey dinners to needy families on Thanksgiving Day. The group was host to a Thanksgivin...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
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Forever In Your Corner
RING 8 dedicated to betterment of retired fighters
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CB5 rejects Maspeth cell antenna
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Dog run doomsday
Giordano: CB5 uninterested
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Empowering youth through reading & writing
Author returns to her Queens roots
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Layoffs on the horizon at Verizon
32 in Queens could be out of work
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
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Chamber discusses plans to make Maspeth merry
Most people take the seasonal banners that hang on light posts along Grand Avenue for granted, assuming it’s a service provided by the city. As a matter of fact, the Maspeth Chamber of Commerce, an...
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New Elmhurst Park construction continues
Park will cost $20 million
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First-ever MidVille Vets Parade
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American prosecutor for the EU Special Investigative Task Force Clint Williamson holds up ten fingers as he refers to the number of possible victims during a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Williamson says there are "compelling indications" that up to 10 captives were killed to have their organs harvested for illegal trafficking during the 1998-99 Kosovo war. The EU probe followed a 2011 Council of Europe report alleging that the rebel Kosovo Liberation Army ran detention camps on Albania's border during Kosovo's war for independence from Serbia. It alleged that civilian captives were killed there and their organs sold as part of an illegal trade linked to senior KLA commanders. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)BRUSSELS (AP) — A special European Union prosecutor says there are "compelling indications" that up to ten captives were killed to have their organs harvested for illegal trafficking during the 1998-99 Kosovo war.


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Shelly Sterling is congratulated outside a Los Angeles courthouse on July 28, 2014 after a judge gives the go-ahead for the sale of the Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve BallmerA US judge gave the go-ahead for the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer, ruling that embattled owner Donald Sterling could not block the move. The ruling by California Superior Court Judge Michael Levanas on Monday came after a three-week trial pitting the 80-year-old Sterling -- barred from the National Basketball Association for life for making racist remarks -- against his estranged wife Shelly, who made the deal with Ballmer. Levanas said the sale could go forward immediately, even if Donald Sterling -- who had challenged his wife's authority to sell the NBA franchise -- appeals. Shelly Sterling negotiated the sale on behalf of the family trust, after Donald Sterling's position as co-trustee was terminated when two medical experts declared the billionaire real estate mogul mentally incompetent to handle trust affairs.


2014-07-29 07:26:13 -0400

Nigerian gold medalist Chika Amalaha competes in the Commonwealth Games women's weightlifting 53kg class in Glasgow on July 25, 2014Nigerian teenage weightlifter Chika Amalaha has been provisionally suspended from the Commonwealth Games after testing positive in a doping test taken after she won gold in the women's 53kg category, the Commonwealth Games Federation announced Tuesday. Commonwealth Games Federation chief executive Mike Hooper said: "We [have] issued a formal notice of disclosure to an athlete following an adverse analytical finding as a consequence of an in-competition test. "That athlete is Nigerian weightlifter Chika Amalaha who was tested on July 25th.


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