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U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 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
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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.
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 841 841 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 | 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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Sandy relief: better late than never
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Consider a Prenuptial Agreement
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On the Women's Equality Agenda
Opponents of the Women’s Equality Agenda have engaged in a shameless propaganda campaign to distort the proposal’s reproductive health provisions. Contrary to their scare tactics, the Women’s Equal...
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Even in NYC, Voting Should Be for Citizens
Any time the city approaches an issue like immigration, it is wise to tread lightly. Most of us come from some immigrant population. The bill that Councilman Danny Dromm has sponsored would allow n...
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We endorse Cathy Guerriero for public advocate
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Obama needs to address the IRS mess
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Do you need flood insurance?
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Thompson picks up major outer-borough support
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Furlough the President & Congress
It is not the fault of air traffic controllers and the millions of hard-working career federal civil servants, including thousands based in the metropolitan New York area, facing furloughs. As part...
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Time for a new solution to the Sequester
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Seleka fighter holds his machine gun near the town of KuangoBy Daniel Flynn NDASSIMA Central African Republic (Reuters) - Three young rebels, their AK47s propped against wooden stools in the afternoon heat, guard the entrance to the giant Ndassima goldmine carved deep into a forested hilltop in Central African Republic. The mine, owned by Canada's Axmin, was overrun by the mainly Muslim Seleka rebels more than year ago. Months of killing and looting provoked vicious reprisals by Christian militia, known as "anti-balaka", that pushed the rebels back, splitting the landlocked country of 4.5 million people into a Muslim north and the Christian south. If there is a problem there, we intervene," said Seleka's local commander Colonel Oumar Garba, sipping tea outside a villa in Axmin's abandoned compound.


2014-07-29 05:06:39 -0400
Israeli tank fire hit the fuel depot of the Gaza Strip's only power plant on Tuesday, witnesses said, cutting electricity to Gaza City and many other parts of the Palestinian enclave of 1.8 million people. "The power plant is finished," said its director, Mohammed al-Sharif. He said the local fire brigade was not equipped to extinguish the blaze. The plant had already been hit last week and was working at a reduced capacity of about 20 percent, allowing only a few hours of electricity a day for Gaza's residents.
2014-07-29 05:04:29 -0400

Members of the National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa (NUMSA) protest on the streets of DurbanBy Xola Potelwa and Wendell Roelf JOHANNESBURG/CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South African metal workers started returning to work on Tuesday after accepting a wage deal from employers, ending a four-week strike that dealt a blow to growth in Africa's most advanced economy. NUMSA, the country's largest union, accepted a 10 percent annual pay increase fixed for three years for its lowest-paid workers on Monday. The strike by over 200,000 NUMSA members had halted production at automakers and disrupted construction of new power plants in a country with a tight electricity supply. "We are not sure whether we have full attendance yet, but there are sufficient volumes to resume production at my two plants," said Ken Manners, chief executive of SP Metal Forgings, a supplier of component parts to the auto industry.


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