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U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 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 | 68 68 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 | 80 80 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 | 78 78 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 | 329 329 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 | 361 361 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 | 404 404 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 | 405 405 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 | 858 858 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 | 364 364 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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NY Open debuts At West Side Tennis Club
The West Side Tennis Club (WSTC) in Forest Hills hosted the first annual New York Open tennis tournament last weekend on the hard courts at the legendary tennis stadium. The citywide tennis tournam...
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Heroes Basketball League 2013 Championship Game Schedule For July 2
Queens Youth Basketball League Finals 7-2-2013
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Close Hatches takes $300K Mother Goose
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Heroes Basketball League Scores & Notes
Swift Renovation 41 Jokers 11 In the 14 & Under Boys Division, Swift Renovation beat the Jokers, 41-11. The high scorers for Swift Renovation were Tyler Angevine with 15 points and Brian Kelly with...
Jun 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 227 227 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor’s Cup crowns the city’s best youth tennis players
The 2013 Mayor’s Cup tennis tournament was held recently at the USTA in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. The winners were: Middle School Boys Singles: Igor Maslov (IS 236) def Alexander L. Chiu (MS 16...
Jun 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 203 203 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nets tap Kidd as new Head Coach
After 19 years in the NBA, including seven with the New Jersey Nets, Jason Kidd is returning to the team he lead to back-to-back finals appearances in 2002 and 2003. General Manager Billy King anno...
Jun 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 359 359 recommendations | email to a friend
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A colorful crowd comes out for the Belmont Stakes
A crowd of 47,562 people attended the Belmont Stakes on Saturday and bet nearly $11 million. An additional $80 million was bet off-track on the race. Attendance was well down from last year, when 8...
Jun 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 312 312 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Basketball: Street Ballers remain undefeated
St. Kevin’s 35 St. Helen’s 22 In the 14 & Under Boys Division, St. Kevin’s beat St. Helen’s, 35-22. St. Kevin’s had a 9-8 halftime lead, and the game was well within reach for St. Helen’s until St....
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Long shot upsets 14-horse field in Belmont Stakes
Long-shot Palace Malice emerged as the hero of Todd Pletcher’s record five starters in the 145th running of the Grade 1, $1 million Belmont Stakes, charging through the stretch to a 3 ¼-length vict...
Jun 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 292 292 recommendations | email to a friend
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Israel defeats Honduras in Citi Field soccer action
Israel defeated Honduras, 2-0, in an international friendly at Citi Field Sunday evening. The official crowd for the match was 26,170, and Amar’e Stoudemire of the Knicks, who claims Jewish roots t...
Jun 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 252 252 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Basketball: Street Ballers remain undefeated
Week's Scores and Notes
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Big Apple Showcase highlights NY-breds
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Tannery pulls off the upset in Sheepshead
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Heroes Basketball Results: Queens Kings, Tranquility come out on top
Queens Kings 16 Superior Metal & Woodwork 12 In the 10 & Under Boys Division, Queens Kings beat Superior Metal & Woodwork by a final score of 16-12 in a game that was not decided until the final mi...
May 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 196 196 recommendations | email to a friend
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At the Track: Glorious View gets first stakes win in Vagrancy
Glorious View extended her winning streak to four, annexed her first graded stakes, and demonstrated her tenacity with a front-running victory in Saturday’s Grade 2, $200,000 Vagrancy Handicap at B...
May 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 184 184 recommendations | email to a friend
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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Journal Communications Inc. of Milwaukee and E.W. Scripps Co. of Cincinnati have an agreement to merge broadcasting operations while spinning off newspaper holdings into a separate public entity, the companies announced late Wednesday.
2014-07-30 23:37:53 -0400

Samsung reports a near 20% decline in second quarter net profit, blaming increased competition from cheap Chinese devicesSamsung Electronics on Thursday reported a near 20 percent decline in second quarter net profit, blaming increased competition from cheap Chinese devices in the key smartphone sector and a surging Korean won. The South Korean electronics giant said net profit came in at 6.25 trillion won ($6.1 billion) -- its lowest figure for two years and down 19.6 percent from the same quarter last year. "The second quarter was affected by several factors including the slow global sales of smartphones and tablets and escalating marketing expenditure to reduce inventory," the company said in its earnings report. Thursday's figures were in line with earnings estimates released earlier this month, when Samsung also issued an explanatory note attributing the profit decline to increased competition from cheap Chinese devices.


2014-07-30 23:37:39 -0400

Palestinians gather near the minaret of a mosque that police said was destroyed by an Israeli Air strike in Gaza CityBy Nidal al-Mughrabi and Dan Williams GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel pressed ahead with its Gaza offensive saying it was days from achieving its core goal of destroying all Islamist guerrilla cross-border attack tunnels, but a soaring Palestinian civilian toll has triggered international alarm. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's security cabinet on Wednesday approved continuing the assault launched on July 8 in response to a surge of rocket attacks by Gaza's dominant Hamas Islamists. Israel has lost 56 soldiers to Gaza clashes and three civilians to Palestinian shelling. Israel said its forces were attacked by guerrillas near the school, in northern Jabalya, and had fired back.


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