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8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor and Listing Specialist with the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . We sell a lot of properties here in Queens, and being that we’re in New York City, a lot of ...
More About Women’s Rights in the News — the ERA
Sep 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
As an employment defense litigation lawyer, I pay attention to civil rights issues, and lately women’s rights issues have gained attention from the media. Actress Patricia Arquette has actively wor...
Can Car Accidents Cause PTSD?
Sep 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 143 143 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:Steven Palermo: The Suffolk Personal Injury Lawyer You hear about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that military service members experience from active duty. However, studies now show t...
Are gender identity and religious freedom at odds in America?
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 175 175 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Leeds Brown Law A recent ruling against the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has inspired mixed reactions. The case (EEOC v. R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc., E.D. Mich....
Protecting Your Right as a Spouse in a New York Estate
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 170 170 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Bonnie Lawston A Spouse’s Right of Inheritance in New York Under New York law, when a married person dies, the surviving spouse has a “right of election,” a statutory right to receive eithe...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 242 242 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 | 268 268 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 | 261 261 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 | 238 238 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 | 245 245 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...

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Public safety moved too slow
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Medicare Cuts Are the Wrong Prescription
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9/11: 28 Pages Later
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K2 overdoses sign more needs to be done
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Will We Vote for Trump Exit?
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START-UP NY is a Stalled Program
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Following New York City's lead on community policing
The horrendous violence that marred this country for the past week has just been a continuation of what's been an awful summer season for the United States. Sometimes it feels like it has to get a ...
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Legislative Session Good for NYers
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EPA Stopping America’s Energy Revolution
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Things that go boom in the night
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Good News for City's Renters
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Swiss Voters Reject Economic Stupidity
Give Swiss voters credit — well, at least 77 percent of them. In a recent national referendum, they overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that would have guaranteed each Swiss adult a monthly payment ...
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Triboro Rail Will Never Leave the Station
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Anti-Frackers Undermine Progress
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'Zero' a huge gain for rent-stabilized tenants
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By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States said on Thursday that a Syrian and Russian assault on Aleppo was a gift to Islamic State militants, while a frustrated U.N. aid chief lamented that the only deterrent left seemed to be "the court of world opinion and disgust." Moscow vowed to press on with its offensive in Syria, while U.S. officials searched for a tougher response to Russia's decision to ignore the peace process and seek a military victory on behalf of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. United Nations aid chief Stephen O'Brien called on the 15-member U.N. Security Council on Thursday to stop "tolerating the utter disregard for the most basic provisions of international humanitarian law." The recent focus of the fighting is a Syrian and Russian bid to recapture rebel-held eastern Aleppo.
2016-09-29 13:11:47 -0400

The Westin hotel at left rises above downtown buildings in Atlanta, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016. An exit button inside the Westin hotel where a worker was found dead failed to work during an inspection, trapping multiple people who had to beat on the door to alert someone to let them out, a medical examiner found. The Fulton County Medical Examiner's Office has amended its autopsy for Carolyn Mangham to include the new details about the freezer exit button at the Westin Peachtree Plaza. (AP Photo/David Goldman)ATLANTA (AP) — Federal regulators and hotel employees are calling for new safety measures after a worker was found dead inside a walk-in freezer at the Westin Peachtree Plaza in downtown Atlanta.


2016-09-29 14:28:23 -0400

FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2016 file photo, Nate Parker, the director, screenwriter and star of "The Birth of a Nation," poses at the premiere of the film in Los Angeles. In an interview with “60 Minutes,” Parker was unapologetic for a 17-year-old rape case that has surrounded his film. In excerpts from the interview to air Sunday, Parker said he was “falsely accused” and declined to make any apology. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK (AP) — In an interview with "60 Minutes," Nate Parker was unapologetic for a 17-year-old rape case that has surrounded his film, "The Birth of a Nation."


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