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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 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 | 23 23 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 | 23 23 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 | 25 25 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 | 12 12 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 | 56 56 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 | 57 57 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 | 86 86 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 | 91 91 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 | 97 97 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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NBA Conference Finals: A Tale of Two Series
The conference finals are upon us in the NBA and thank goodness, because so far the NBA postseason has been a total bore. Aside from the series that was just played in the second round between the ...
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Battle over bullet lands Felder in ‘dream school’
Lincoln High combo guard headed to South Carolina
May 17, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rocks clinch two trophies
It was a day of mixed emotions for the New York Shamrocks. Two trophies were clinched, but relegation from the top flight of the Cosmopolitan Soccer League for the first team made for a sour note o...
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jelly Fam picks up two big wins in Heroes 17&U
17 & Under Jelly Fam 34 Flushing Express 31 Jelly Fam came back in the second half strong after scoring only five points in the first half. The high scorers for Jelly Fam were Guillermo Duany with ...
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bullets outlast Dogs as 2016 Heroes BB kicks off
17 & Under MDV Bullets 45 Crazed Dogs 38 The high scorers for MDV Bullets were Jake Horward with 13 point and Altan Guventurk with nine points. The high scorers for Crazed Dogs were Nike M. with 12...
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Legends win big over Doxa
Shamrocks Legends recorded their biggest victory of the season, hitting Doxa for seven goals at St. Michael’s on Sunday. After the Legends went in front via an own goal, the floodgates opened. Ger ...
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Can Chapman spark a Yankees turnaround?
A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a column preaching patience for the slow starts on behalf of both of the New York baseball squads. My patience was rewarded with the Mets, but you cannot say the same...
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Future bright for STJ golf
Freshmen trio Michael Conforti, Troy Evans and Seung Yub Baek capped off their rookie seasons with top-10 finishes in the Big East Men’s Golf Championship after strong final rounds at the Callawass...
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIU, SFC highlights from NEC track & field championships
The 2016 Northeast Conferences outdoor track and field championships are history, and the local representatives put forth a number of bright spots in the weekend-long event. The LIU-Brooklyn Blackb...
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Shamrocks Women take home trophy, earn promotion
SOCCER
May 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYC players prove ‘The Hype’ makes a difference
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL
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2016 Draft Brings Uncertainty for Jets & Giants
Regardless of what any draft expert may tell you, there’s always going to be a sense of mystery when it comes to forecasting the NFL Draft. You are entering the world of unknown for a lot of colleg...
May 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joe’s clinches playoff berth
COLLEGE BASEBALL
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St. Francis-bound Ford has history on his mind
Another one of the city’s top ballplayers are staying home. Six-foot-one combo guard Gianni Ford officially committed to St. Francis-Brooklyn last Friday at Boys and Girls High School, where he’s b...
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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The NY Hockey Bizzaro World
I’ve been a talk radio host at WFAN for almost five years. In those five years, there’s been one team that has been more consistent than any other in this town: the New York Rangers. It has become ...
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Turkish soldier on an armoured personnel carrier waves as they drive from the border back to their base in Karkamis on the Turkish-Syrian borderBy Umit Bektas KARKAMIS, Turkey (Reuters) - A group allied to Kurdish-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said it was bombarded by Turkish warplanes on Saturday, after Turkey's military launched an incursion this week into northern Syria against both Islamic State and Kurdish forces. Turkish officials had no immediate comment on the report which, if confirmed, would signal Turkey's action against Kurdish-aligned forces was being ratcheted up a notch. The Jarablus Military Council, a group that is part of the SDF, said jets hit positions near the strategic town of Jarablus.


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Turkish troops head to the Syrian border, in Karkamis, Turkey, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016. Turkey on Wednesday sent tanks across the border to help Syrian rebels retake the key Islamic State-held town of Jarablus and to contain the expansion of Syria's Kurds in an area bordering Turkey .(AP Photo/Halit Onur Sandal)BEIRUT (AP) — Kurdish-led forces in northern Syria say Turkish airstrikes hit bases and residential areas on Saturday near Jarablus, a town seized by Turkey-backed rebels earlier this week.


2016-08-27 08:02:59 -0400

Turkey lifted a ban on the wearing of the Muslim headscarf, known as the hijab, on university campuses in 2010Turkey has for the first time allowed policewomen to wear the Islamic headscarf as part of their uniform, according to a ruling published in the official gazette Saturday. Women serving in the police force "will be able to cover their heads" under their caps or berets so long as the headscarf is "the same colour as the uniform and without pattern", said the ruling published in the official gazette. Rulings published in the official gazette come into force immediately.


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