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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 | 83 83 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
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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…
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  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 | 410 410 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 | 368 368 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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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announces a 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, while in New DelhiBy Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A three-day ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian militant groups in the Gaza Strip went into effect on Friday, with negotiators due to travel to Cairo to discuss a longer-term solution. The 72-hour break announced in a joint statement by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was the most ambitious attempt so far to end more than three weeks of fighting, and followed mounting international alarm over a rising Palestinian civilian death toll. After the ceasefire began at 1 a.m. EDT (0500 GMT), Gaza's streets began to fill with Palestinian families. In Israel, sirens that have sent tens of thousands running for shelter daily fell silent.


2014-08-01 03:59:36 -0400
Ukrainian television said on Friday 20 servicemen had been killed in an attack by pro-Russian separatists in east Ukraine during the night, but a military source said the death toll was likely to be lower. Military officials said a paratrooper unit had come under mortar and tank fire near the town of Shakhtarsk, in the region where a Malaysian airliner was brought down on July 17, and the number of casualties was being checked. Channel 112 gave no details but said in a morning news bulletin: "Twenty Ukrainian paratroopers were killed in a Grad missile attack near Shakhtarsk." Ukrainian government forces have intensified their military offensive against the rebels in mainly Russian-speaking eastern Ukraine since the airliner came down, killing 298 people. The separatists are now pegged back in their two main strongholds, the cities of Donetsk and Luhansk.
2014-08-01 03:58:33 -0400
WARSAW (Reuters) - Fallout from the sanctions row between the European Union and Russia will shave 0.6 percentage points off Poland's economic growth this year, Deputy Prime Minister Janusz Piechocinski was quoted as saying on Friday. Asked by the Rzeczpospolita newspaper what the sanctions imposed on Russia would cost the Polish economy, Piechocinski replied: "0.6 percent of GDP by the end of the year. ...
2014-08-01 03:57:50 -0400