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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Listing Specialist with the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . August 2016 Market Update Home sales in July dropped again for the fifth consecutive month. De...
What to do When Your Designated Driver Plan Fails
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
There’s no question that designating a driver reduces drunken driving accidents and saves lives. Designated Driver Statistics As time goes along, more and more people have gotten on board with the ...
If I Return to Work Making Less Money, Am I Still Entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefits?
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers So you’ve been hurt at work and you can’t perform your old job. What happens if you go back to work at a different position, ...
The Difference that Jurisdiction Could Make in a High Profile Divorce Case
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
by Chris Palermo   Different states and different countries have laws that can significantly affect the outcome of a divorce. A prime example is a high profile case reported in the New York Post . ...
Equal Pay for Women Issues
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen Hans Long Island City, Queens & NYC Employment Defense Attorney From an employer’s standpoint, if you are following similar pay practices to other businesses, it may seem like safet...
Prevent Boating Tragedy – A Guide to Safe Boating on Long Island
Aug 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Steven Palermo: The Suffolk Personal Injury Lawyer Cool ocean breezes on a hot summer day and the freedom of an open sea make boating a favorite pastime for many people. It’s a lifestyle fo...
HemClear: An Alternative Hemorrhoid Treatment
Aug 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
Hemorrhoids are painful, swollen blood vessels and veins around the anus that can cause severe discomfort to sufferers. They can be internal, located inside the anus, or external, meaning that you’...
Can I File Suit against My Employer if I Am Injured at Work?
Aug 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 119 119 recommendations | email to a friend
New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers' Compensation Lawyers A question we frequently get from prospective clients has to do with whether or not an employer can be sued in court for a pe...
New York City Affirms Rights to Use Bathrooms Consistent with Gender Identity
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:Stephen Hans & Associates Media outlets across the country are addressing controversial laws passed recently in certain states that prohibit transgender individuals from using bathrooms cons...
Can a Party in a Divorce Case Sue a Judge?
Aug 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 129 129 recommendations | email to a friend
Suing a judge occurs rarely, but does happen. In 2015, the judge presiding over a NY divorce case sanctioned an attorney who represented himself in the divorce case. Recently, the attorney filed a ...

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A Great Catcher in a Non-Catcher Era
One thing that stands out among the talk about the great career of Gary Carter, who succumbed last week after a two-year fight against brain cancer, is the era for which he caught in the majors. Th...
Feb 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Martin Luther tops at tourney
Martin Luther girl's basketball team took top honors in the Lexington Tournament, defeating Legacy by a score of 51-36. The Lady Cougars struggled in the first half of the championship game, findin...
Feb 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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SJU women stun #2 UConn on home court
Upset snaps a 99-game home winning streak
Feb 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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SJU men bounce back with two gritty wins
Those tough Big East matchups have apparently helped season the St. John's five-man freshman lineup, as the "Fresh Five" made it two straight wins, defeating UCLA at Madison Square Garden on Saturd...
Feb 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Inexperience shows in rough week for St. John's
It was a tough week for the St. John's men's basketball squad, as the young and inexperienced team lost two tough Big East matchups. Starting its five freshman "Fresh Five" lineup for the fifth tim...
Feb 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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St John's women shock Rutgers on Knight's home court
Victory makes makes Barnes Arico all-time SJU wins leader
Feb 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIU Brooklyn hands St. Francis two losses in one week
Junior Jamal Olasewere netted a career-high 32 points without missing a shot from the field and classmate Julian Boyd hit what would be the winning shot with 18 seconds left as the LIU Brooklyn men...
Feb 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Molloy basketball games double as fundraiser
Sweep Fordham in triple-header
Feb 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Syracuse too much for SJU to handle
Syracuse showed why it is the second-best team in the country at Madison Square Garden on Saturday afternoon, dominating a young and inexperienced St. John's squad. Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim was a...
Feb 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pats Down!
Giants make beating New England second-nature
Feb 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Heroes Basketball League Starts May
Heroes Basketball League Coaches Information Sheet 2012 Short Text Alert System: Text the word HEROES to #21321 for league info alerts Download a team roster sheet here. In order to have more compe...
Feb 03, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Slow Storm
Sluggish start dooms SJU women vs. Irish
Feb 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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High School Track comes to MSG
The U.S. Open Track & Field, the first event in USA Track & Field's 2012 Visa Championship Series, was held at Madison Square Garden this past Saturday. The meet also featured four high school even...
Feb 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joseph's falls to Vaughn
Vaughn College outscored the St. Joseph’s College (Brooklyn) men’s basketball team 8-2 in the final three minutes to hand the Bears a 67-64 setback on Thursday night in a Hudson Valley Men’s Athlet...
Feb 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Duke fends off SJU's second-half rally
Fresh off win vs. WVU, SJU freshman looked sharp in loss
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FILE - File photo taken Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, as Gabon President Ali Bongo Ondimba addresses the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly at the United Nations headquarters. Gabon's president has narrowly won re-election, election officials said Wednesday Aug. 31, 2016, keeping alive a family dynasty in this oil-rich Central African country that reaches back to the 1960's. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)LIBREVILLE, Gabon (AP) — Gabon's president has narrowly won re-election, election officials said Wednesday, keeping alive a family dynasty in this oil-rich Central African country that reaches back to the 1960s.


2016-08-31 12:27:44 -0400

JetBlue Flight 386 departs for Cuba from Fort Lauderdale airport, Florida, on August 31, 2016The first regular commercial flight in more than 50 years from the United States landed in Cuba on Wednesday, as the two nations took the latest step in their efforts to boost ties. JetBlue Flight 387 landed in the central Cuban city of Santa Clara a little before 11:00 am (1500 GMT), about an hour after leaving Fort Lauderdale in southeastern Florida with 150 passengers on board. Its departure from Florida was celebrated the same way.


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By David Dolan JARABLUS, Syria (Reuters) - The silhouette of an Islamic State fighter on a rearing horse, a black flag in his hand and a saber by his side, is among the disappearing traces of the jihadists' grip on this Syrian border town a week after Turkish-backed rebels swept in. "It is ecstasy," said Husyein Kakmaz, 46, a Jarablus resident who made his living as a driver before Islamic State seized the town, nestled in hazelnut and olive groves on the border with Turkey. Syrian rebels, mostly Arab and Turkmen, swept into Jarablus last Wednesday in an incursion backed by Turkish special forces, tanks and jets, an operation meant to drive Islamic State from the town and surrounding territory and to prevent Kurdish militia fighters from seizing control in their wake.
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