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Estate Planning Basics for Newlyweds – How to Get Prepared for the Unexpected
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 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 | 26 26 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 | 274 274 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 | 306 306 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 | 347 347 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 | 346 346 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.
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 803 803 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 319 319 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...
Wage and Hours Cases Setting Precedents for Tipped Employees
May 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 494 494 recommendations | email to a friend
  Restaurant owners are subject to numerous regulations they must comply with and as various cases are litigated, rulings establish new precedents that can change how the industry does business. Ma...
What you need to know about landing a job most don`t know
May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 518 518 recommendations | email to a friend
Hello everyone  Shirley & Albert  {More about us from the link) Invite You to join us. Our second up coming event which will be on "New Strategies for employment & higher clientele methods plus mor...

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Procrastinators pay
I'm the last person to cast aspersions on anyone who procrastinates, given my own occasional lapses in that area. I'll leave it to the self-help gurus to supply behavior-modification techniques. Wh...
Mar 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wills deserves a second chance
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Paying Less and Hopefully Getting More
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Why NYC Needs Zoos
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Sunset on the Boys of Summer
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Kruger: A Case for More Competitive Races
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Keep Senior Centers Open
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Silver’s millionaires’ tax right for New York
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March On in Rockaway
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Spring begins to peak at the Queens Zoo
The calendar has turned to March. At the moment the sun is shining, and only the remnants of the very largest snow mountains remain where the plows and the shovels deposited them in January and Feb...
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The Communication Revolution
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Brooklyn Bridge Park doesn’t need housing
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Here’s to You, Chuck
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The Murder of Jamaica High School
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Queensboro should not be renamed
Councilman Peter Vallone, Jr. is right: the Queensboro Bridge should not be renamed after former mayor Ed Koch, no matter how deserving he might be of the honor. The bridge is a borough icon, symbo...
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By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - At least 15 people were killed and many wounded on Thursday when Israeli forces shelled a U.N.-run school sheltering Palestinians in northern Gaza, said a spokesman for the Gaza health ministry, Ashraf al-Qidra. The director of a local hospital said various medical centers around Beit Hanoun in the coastal enclave were receiving the wounded. "Such a massacre requires more than one hospital to deal with it," said Ayman Hamdan of the Beit Hanoun hospital. Israel said its troops were engaged in combat in the area with Hamas gunmen and it was investigating the incident at the school.
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Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., , speaks to reporters on Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, July 23, 2014, about reforming the vast health care system responsible for treating the nation's veterans. The Senate Veterans Affairs Committee endorsed former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald to be the new secretary of Veterans Affairs. The panel's unanimously vote came one day after a nomination hearing in which he faced no opposition. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)WASHINGTON (AP) — With Congress scheduled to recess in a week, the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee's chairman has offered to scale back a Senate-passed bill to improve health care services for veterans.


2014-07-24 11:18:28 -0400

A worker climbs over a solar panel at a solar factory in Longyou county(Reuters) - China's factory activity expanded at its fastest in 18 months in July, while the euro zone's private sector also perked up, but the pace of U.S. manufacturing expansion slowed. While China is relying on increased government stimulus to steer its economy away from reliance on exports and towards consumer spending, Europe has taken the opposite approach, combining fiscal austerity with near-zero interest rates, and the U.S. is beginning to wind down its monetary expansion. "The strength of this morning's data from China and the euro zone offers some encouragement that there is some momentum building for the global economy at the start of the third quarter," said Mark Wall, European economist at Deutsche Bank. "The (U.S.) data suggest the sector is growing at an annualized rate of roughly 8.0 percent as we moved into the second half of the year," said Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit.


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