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What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
  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
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 162 162 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 209 209 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 | 250 250 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 | 266 266 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 | 270 270 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 | 523 523 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 | 558 558 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 | 582 582 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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One Way Bus Route
Dear Editor: Forced bussing during the Civil Rights Movement was warranted to help the fight for equality, and rightfully so. However, equality has been achieved, and it’s time for children to go t...
Mar 19, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reminding Readers About the YMCA
Dear Editor, I was so pleased to see your recent feature on Melvin Tse, the Executive Director of the Greenpoint YMCA. (“On the Record,” March 5) Sharing Mel’s story was a wonderful way to inform y...
Mar 19, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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Is it Feng Shui or St. Paddy’s Day?
Dear Editor: In Feng Shui, green is the color most associated with renewal, rebirth, health, healing and fertility. “Wearin’ ‘O The Green” should not be reserved only for St. Patrick’s Day but shou...
Mar 19, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tax Reform My Left Foot, Washing-ton!
Dear Editor; Gotta hand it to the architects of those Republican rhetorical ruse-rants. Their mastery of dysphemism and Euphemism raises it to an art form. “Raising the taxes of the wealthy”, is ju...
Mar 04, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Slap in the Face
Dear Editor: If someone slapped you in the face would you support and vote for them? Or, if they spit in your face and you thought it was raining than you will vote for our prestigious Mayor Michae...
Mar 04, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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Charity Begins at Home
Dear Editor: We have enough H-bombs to blow up the world, so why are we spending so much money on defense? We are also spending big money looking for life elsewhere when we don’t even take care of ...
Mar 04, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bad Feeling About Council Candidate
Dear Editor: As a registered voter in the 32nd council district I am outraged and appalled by a blatant religious bias and total lack of respect for the people of our community expressed by City Co...
Feb 24, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boy, Am I Glad That Election Is Over
Dear Editor: Congratulations to Senator Frank Padavan, who finally was certified as the winner in the 11 State Senate district race. This was a close election, and I realize that there were legal c...
Feb 24, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Children’s Health Study a Boon To The Borough
Dear Editor: I was so excited to read about the Children’s Health Study (Queens Tapped for Largest Children’s Health Study in U.S. History, February 19) that will be conducted by the NIH in Queens....
Feb 24, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nothing New About the New World Order
Dear Editor: The term “new world order” was first used by President George Bush, Sr. in a speech delivered on September 11, 1990. Although Barack Obama has not used the term, Zbignew Brzezinski, hi...
Jan 14, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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Landmarking Curtails Our Rights
Dear Editor: The government already constrains and controls every aspect of our lives by regulating our wealth, income, taxes, investments, etc. The results are a matter of record. It is absurd to ...
Jan 14, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Bus Terminal In Flushing
Dear Editor: I recently heard a suggestion about building a Flushing bus terminal at the site of Municipal Lot 1. It struck a nerve! Perfect! I hadn’t dawned on me that the fancy “development” plan...
Jan 14, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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How Could We Forget About the Old MTA?
Dear Editor: Does anyone remember Spring 2003? In double bombshell accusations, the New York State Comptroller and New York City Controller issued separate reports in April showing that the MTA kep...
Jan 08, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eyesore Is Not So Sore
Dear Editor: A recent edition of your newspaper (Dec 11, 2008) included an Eyesore of the Week item that featured graffiti on a Post Office drop box an Nassaus Ave in Greenpoint. The caption writer...
Jan 08, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Acess-A-Ride To Be Less Acess-Able
Dear Editor: Tucked into the budget that the MTA board approved on December 17 are details that the Queens public should ponder in the weeks ahead as the NYTransit prepares to put into effect the d...
Jan 08, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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By Adrian Croft BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Ukraine wants supplies of weapons but does not expect NATO to send soldiers to help it fight Russian troops in its eastern provinces, Kiev's ambassador to NATO said on Friday. Asked if any NATO member was currently supplying Ukraine with arms, Ihor Dolhov told reporters after an emergency meeting with NATO ambassadors: "No, unfortunately not." Dolhov said Ukraine was also not receiving any state-of-the-art weapons, despite Russian suggestions to the contrary. Dolhov was speaking in Brussels after ambassadors to the alliance discussed the escalating crisis in which NATO said well over 1,000 Russian troops are now operating inside Ukrainian territory.
2014-08-29 12:29:28 -0400

Image released by Hampshire Constabulary on August 29, 2014 shows five-year-old boy Ashya KingBritish and French authorities were racing against time Friday to find a desperately ill five-year-old boy with a brain tumour who officials believe was "kidnapped" from hospital by his family. Ashya King's parents took him Thursday from hospital in the southern British city of Southampton without doctors' consent and boarded a ferry to the French port of Cherbourg on the same day. Interpol issued a global alert Friday for the boy, dramatically ratcheting up the hunt. "At the request of UK authorities Interpol has issued a Yellow Notice, or missing persons alert, for a five-year-old British boy removed from a hospital by his parents," the international police organisation said in a statement.


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FILE - In this file photo taken Thursday, June 19, 2014, an al-Qaida-inspired militant stands guard at a checkpoint captured from the Iraqi Army outside Beiji refinery, some 250 kilometers (155 miles) north of Baghdad, Iraq. As Islamic militants rampaged across northern Iraq in June, seizing vast swaths of territory and driving hundreds of thousands of people from their homes, the Shiite Turkmens living in the hardscrabble town of Amirli decided to stay and fight. (AP Photo, File)BAGHDAD (AP) — As Islamic militants rampaged across northern Iraq in June, seizing vast swaths of territory and driving hundreds of thousands of people from their homes, the Shiite Turkmens living in the hardscrabble town of Amirli decided to stay and fight.


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