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8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 113 113 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 | 128 128 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 | 158 158 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...
Are gender identity and religious freedom at odds in America?
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 191 191 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....
Protecting Your Right as a Spouse in a New York Estate
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 185 185 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...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 259 259 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 | 282 282 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 | 275 275 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 | 250 250 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 | 257 257 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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New UN Panel Misguided, Possibly Dangerous
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Freedom Makes America Great
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Good news for everyday New Yorkers in budget
The City Council passed a budget for all New Yorkers last week. One of the biggest wins is the increase in vital city services to continue the trend in making New York City even safer. With more mo...
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In wake of Orlando, show your support
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Give the mayor control of city schools
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To Educate Next Generation, Reinvent the Classroom
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Rodney rewrites LIU record books, eyes Olympics
NCAA All-American, Northeast Track Athlete of the Year, Northeast Conference Most Valuable Performer, NEC Most Outstanding Track Performer: these are just few in the laundry list of accomplishments...
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Life's a beach if you can afford it
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Understanding white-collar overtime
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America won't elect a bully president
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There's No Hope of Repairing the Cadillac Tax
One of the Affordable Care Act's chief vehicles for controlling healthcare spending is on a collision course with millions of middle-class Americans. Recent research warns that the "Cadillac" tax o...
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Who should I believe when it comes to my home's worth?
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Expand the city's beach access
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MTA is kicking the can down the road
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Use home equity the right way
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday that Moscow is ready to consider additional ways to normalize the situation in the Syrian city of Aleppo, the ministry said. Lavrov told Kerry over the phone that the ceasefire agreement brokered by Moscow and Washington had been violated numerous times in eastern parts of Aleppo by forces led by the group formerly known as the Nusra Front, the Russian foreign ministry added.
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Children play with water from a burst water pipe at a site hit yesterday by an air strike in Aleppo's rebel-controlled al-Mashad neighbourhoodSyrian government forces and rebels fought battles in the center of Aleppo and north of the city on Friday, a week into a Russian-backed offensive by the Syrian army to take the entire area, a war monitor and sources on both sides said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and a Syrian military source said government forces had captured territory north of Aleppo and buildings in the city center. Syrian state television reported that a child had been killed and others injured by rebel shelling in the government-held al-Ithaa neighborhood of Aleppo.


2016-09-30 13:15:59 -0400

Left to Right: Israeli President Reuven Rivlin , US President Barack Obama , Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara during the funeral of former Israeli President Shimon Peres in Jerusalem, Friday, Sept. 30, 2016. Shimon Peres was being laid to rest on Friday in a ceremony attended by thousands of admirers and dozens of international dignitaries — in a final tribute to a man who personified the history of Israel during a remarkable seven-decade political career and who came to be seen by many as a potent symbol of hopes of Mideast peace. (Abir Sultan, Pool via AP)JERUSALEM (AP) — Shimon Peres was laid to rest Friday by dozens of world leaders who praised Israel's former president and prime minister for pursuing peace with an indefatigable spirit and optimism, even though his vision of a "new Middle East" was never fulfilled.


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