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What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 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 | 65 65 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 | 177 177 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 | 222 222 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 | 265 265 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 | 282 282 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 | 287 287 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 | 539 539 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 | 572 572 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 | 592 592 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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St. John's holds off UConn for 6th win in 7 games
Free-throw shooting hasn't been a strong point for St. John 's this year – the team is last in the Big East at 63 percent from the charity stripe – but it sure saved them against UConn Wednesday ni...
Feb 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John's bounces back from tough loss to beat Norte Dame
Photos: Kenneth B. Goldberg With one of the youngest teams in Division I college basketball, there's not much of a history to go on with Coach Steve Lavin's Red Storm squad. So it's understandable ...
Jan 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bench comes up big in Nets win over Kings
The Brooklyn Nets defeated the Sacramento Kings, 113 -93, in front of a sold-out crowd at Barclay Center Saturday night. Brook Lopez led the Nets with 18 points, but it was also a big night for Mir...
Jan 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rutgers edges out St. John's 58-56
Photos: Kenneth B. Goldberg Myles Mack scored nine points, including making two free throws with 32 seconds to play as Rutgers beat St. John's 58-56 on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden. Bot...
Jan 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nets drop to 13-10
Photos: Kenneth B. Goldberg The Brooklyn Nets record dropped to 13-10 after a one-point loss on the road to the Chicago Bulls Saturday night. With a New York Knicks home loss to the Houston Rockets...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIU Brooklyn keeps home win streak alive
Senior Brandon Thompson scored 17 of his game-high 23 points in a second half that saw the LIU Brooklyn men's basketball team (5-4) turn a five-point halftime lead into a convincing 75-48 win over ...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John’s wins fourth straight at home
St. John’s ratcheted up both the defensive and rebounding efforts in the second half and D’Angelo Harrison scored a game-high 21 points as the Red Storm turned a 12-point halftime deficit into a 57...
Dec 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘No Doubt’ this wasn’t Cotto’s night at MSG
Trout defeats former champ in unanimous decision
Dec 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn's Kaseem williams named Player of the Week
Brooklyn native Kaseem Williams was named Player of the Week by both the Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference (HVMAC) and the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) for men’s bask...
Dec 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John’s tops South Carolina by 24
St. John’s put in a solid performance Thursday night, beating South Carolina 89-65 as part of the SEC/Big East challenge in front of a crowd of 4,902 at Carnesecca Arena in Queens. The Red Storm we...
Nov 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Francis headed back to water polo Final Four
Call them Brooklyn’s own “Cardiac Kids.” The St. Francis College Men’s Water Polo team came up big with three nail-biting victories to reclaim the CWPA Eastern Championship crown and a ticket to th...
Nov 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John's women handle Hartford
Smith named Big East Player of the Week
Nov 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nets 1-0 in NBA's newest rivalry
Photos: Kenneth B. Goldberg In the new “East River Rivalry” it is the Nets that draw first blood. The Brooklyn Nets and New York Knicks met for the first time in the regular season at the Barclays ...
Nov 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John’s takes two to improve record to 4-2
By Kenneth B. Goldberg sports@queensledger.com St. John’s came back to win two games this holiday weekend, first beating Holy Cross 65-63 and than coming from behind again to top Florida Gulf Coast...
Nov 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dickey takes home Cy Young Award
By a wide margin, R.A. Dickey became the first Mets pitcher since Dwight Gooden did it in 1985 to win the Cy Young award. Dickey received 27 first place votes form the Baseball Writers’s Associatio...
Nov 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pro-democracy lawmakers hold up a banner and signs during a protest as Li Fei (seen on screen), deputy general secretary of the National People's Congress (NPC) standing committee, speaks during a briefing session in Hong KongBy Clare Jim and Diana Chan HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong police used pepper spray to disperse pro-democracy activists on Monday as the Asian financial center braces for a wave of disruptive protests against China's decision to rule out full democracy. China's National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee set the stage for a political showdown on Sunday when it rejected democrats' demands for the right to freely choose Hong Kong's next leader in 2017, leading scores of protesters to take to the streets. Scuffles broke out on Monday during a tense stand-off at the entrance to a center where a senior Chinese official was explaining Beijing's decision, prompting police to use pepper spray amid chaotic scenes inside and outside the venue. Activists from a movement called Occupy Central have threatened to lock down Hong Kong's financial district on an unspecified date unless Beijing grants full democracy.


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Pakistani protesters help carry their injured colleague to an ambulance during a clashes near prime minister's home in Islamabad, Pakistan on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014. Thousands of anti-government protesters tried to raid the official residence of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, sparking clashes with police that killed a few people and wounded hundreds amid cries for the premier to step down, officials said Sunday. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani anti-government protesters stormed the state TV building on Monday, forcing the channel briefly off air as they clashed anew with police and pushed further into a sprawling government complex in the capital, Islamabad, in an effort to reach the prime minister's residence.


2014-09-01 03:59:46 -0400

Policeman fires his weapon as he runs away with others from supporters of Tahir ul-Qadri, during the Revolution March towards the prime minister's house in IslamabadBy Syed Raza Hassan and Maria Golovnina ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani soldiers and paramilitary forces entered the headquarters of the state television channel PTV in Islamabad on Monday after a crowd of protesters stormed the building and took the channel off the air. Protesters led by opposition leaders Imran Khan, a hero cricket player turned politician, and Tahir ul-Qadri, a firebrand cleric, have been on the streets for weeks trying to bring down the government of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Clashes broke out early on Monday and the state PTV channel and its English-language PTV World service were taken off the air after protesters stormed its headquarters in Islamabad. "PTV staff performing their journalistic duties are being beaten up." A PTV source told Reuters the protesters had occupied the main control room and smashed some equipment.


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