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What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens NY Employment Defense Attorney The Family Medical Leaves Act (FMLA) grants the right to mothers and fathers to take up to 12 weeks off for maternity or paternity leaves so they can spend tim...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: AUG 2014
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
  August 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In July, home sales dropped slightly from June when we saw a slight jump in sales. The increase in sales pace in June & July led to another substantial increa...
If you’re loyal to your insurance carrier it will cost you
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 161 161 recommendations | email to a friend
by Steven Palermo | Aug 1, 2014 | insurance company rates , PTB Blog Most successful businesses know how to treat their faithful customers.  A good restaurant owner will treat regulars with a compl...
U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 208 208 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 | 249 249 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 | 264 264 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 | 269 269 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 | 522 522 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 | 557 557 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 | 580 580 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...

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Derby winner ORb returns to Belmont, Hessonite gets win coming off injury
AT THE TRACK
May 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joseph's baseball postseason comes to an end
The St. Joseph’s College (Brooklyn) baseball team was eliminated from the 2013 United States Collegiate Athletic Association Small College World Series, dropping a 6-1 decision to Penn State Greate...
May 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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City hosts martial arts competition
Competitors aged 6 to 17 had the opportunity to show off their martial arts skills as they competed in forms and sparring at the fifth annual “Challenge of Champions” martial arts tournament at the...
May 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John's golf takes second in Big East
The St. John’s men’s golf team saved its best for last, giving USF a run for the 2013 Big East title by shooting a 281(-7) on Tuesday at Reunion Resort to take home runner-up honors. The round was ...
May 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Basketball League 2013 Championship Games Schedule For July 2
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May 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Belmont season underway, bet on the Kentucky Derby this weekend
New York racing fans in search of simulcast action from Churchill Downs on Kentucky Derby this weekend need look no further than Belmont Park and Aquduct Racetrack. On Friday, May 3, Belmont and Aq...
May 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Garcia and Judah deliver at Barclays Center
Danny Garcia retained his WBA and WBC junior welterweight titles, defeating Brooklyn native Zab Judah before a hometown crowd of 13,000 boxing fans at the Barclays Center Saturday night. Judah (42-...
May 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Golden Gloves Finals Come to Barclays Center
The Daily News Golden Gloves championships began a new chapter in its 86-year- history when it crowned 25 new champions at the Barclay's Center last week over the course of two nights. It's the fir...
Apr 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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West Side Tennis Club celebrates 100th Anniversary
Generations young and old at the West Side Tennis Club (WSTC) will remember April 21, 2013, as the day they witnessed Forest Hills history in the making. To welcome a summer filled with events cele...
Apr 24, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
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Battle of the Boroughs Tennis League
USTA Eastern and the City Parks Foundation are teaming up to present for the first-ever “Battle of the Boroughs Tennis Challenge,” a friendly competition between New York’s local tennis players. Th...
Apr 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spartan Race challenges athletes at Citi Field
Over 12,000 men, women and teens from around the tri-state area filled Citi Field this past Saturday, but it wasn’t for a Met game. The stadium was transformed into a colossal obstacle course for t...
Apr 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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2012 fighter of the year loses title to virtual amateur
Nonito Donaire lost his junior featherweight title to Guillermo Rigondeaux in a unanimous decision in an uninspiring fight Saturday night, as the sellout crowd at Radio City Music Hall often booed ...
Apr 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Flushing Flyers take 27th straight title
The YMCA Flushing Flyers swim team won their 27th state championship in a row at the annual state swim championship at Ithaca College last month. Under the leadership of head coach Rich Finkelstein...
Apr 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Verrazano takes the Wood Memorial at Aqueduct
Verrazano added a hard-fought victory in the $1 million Wood Memorial at Aqueduct Racetrack to extend his perfect record to 4-for-4 on Saturday, turning back previously undefeated Vyjack and then h...
Apr 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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So far, Harvey all the Mets could have hoped for
The right arm that so many long-suffering Mets fans have placed their hopes for a brighter future on delivered again on Monday night, pitching a gem against the Phillies in Philadelphia. Matt Harve...
Apr 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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A photograph of Aaron Sofer, 23, is nearby as people listen during a news conference Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in Lakewood, N.J. Israeli police said Tuesday they are searching for the young New Jersey religious student who went missing during a hike in a forest outside Jerusalem last week. Sofer of Lakewood, New Jersey, has been missing since Friday when he went on a hike with a friend in the Jerusalem Forest, said police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld. Rosenfeld said that police have launched an extensive search for Sofer, who is an ultra-Orthodox student at a yeshiva — a Jewish religious school. Sofer's parents have flown to Israel. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli forensic investigators on Friday identified a recently found body as that of a U.S. religious student who disappeared while hiking in Jerusalem last week, Israeli police said.


2014-08-29 06:06:06 -0400
KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Friday his government would ask parliament to abandon Ukraine's non-aligned status and set the country on a course to seek to become a member of U.S.-led NATO. Yatseniuk spoke at a government meeting while government troops were locked in a five-month conflict with Russian-backed separatist rebels. He added that the basic aim of Ukrainian foreign policy remained to become a member of the European Union. (Reporting by Pavel Polityuk; Writing By Richard Balmforth; Editing by Andrew Heavens)
2014-08-29 06:04:13 -0400

An airport worker walks between Malaysia Airlines planes at Kuala Lumpur International AirportBy Al-Zaquan Amer Hamzah KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia Airlines (MAS) will slash nearly a third of its 20,000 workforce and cut back its global route network as part of a radical 6 billion ringgit ($1.9 billion) restructuring following the devastating impact of two jetliner disasters. The 42-year-old company will be de-listed by the end of the year under the broad revival plan announced by state fund Khazanah Nasional on Friday that aims to bring long-elusive efficiency and global standards to the loss-making carrier. "Recent tragic events and ongoing difficulties at MAS have created a perfect storm that is allowing this restructuring to take place," Khazanah Managing Director Azman Mokhtar told reporters in Kuala Lumpur. Under the restructuring plan, which was approved by Malaysia's cabinet this week, MAS' assets and liabilities will be transferred to a new company with Khazanah injecting up to 6 billion ringgit.


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