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What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 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 | 66 66 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...
Michael Mossman Jazz Concert
Aug 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Michael Mossman Jazz Concert August 23, 2014, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM 2013 Grammy nominated Jazz performer Michael Mossman will be performing at Atlas Park this Saturday, August 23rd, from 7-9PM. Mr. Mos...
If you’re loyal to your insurance carrier it will cost you
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 178 178 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 | 224 224 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 | 266 266 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 | 284 284 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 | 289 289 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...
Looking for an apartment? Ideas to benefit you!
Jul 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Ideas to benefit you. 'MIDDLE VILLAGE AREA' With plenty of competition out there looking for the same apartment that you are looking for, do you think it is a good idea to: Have on hand three month...
2015 Queens Arts Fund: Funding for Queens Artists and Arts Organizations
Jul 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens Council on the Arts (QCA) supports the hard work and contributions of the borough’s creative citizens with our Queens Arts Fund (QAF) grant program. These QAF grants help build the creative ...

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St. John's women light up scoreboard vs. DePaul
In an offensive outing for the record books, the St. John’s women’s basketball team saw five players score in double figures and finished with its highest scoring output in over five years. St. Joh...
Jan 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 143 143 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joe’s, Brooklyn College split BB doubleheader
The St. Joseph’s and Brooklyn College men’s and women’s basketball teams split a doubleheader Monday night. Highlighted by a pair of 30-point double-doubles and the 1000th career point for junior f...
Jan 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 146 146 recommendations | email to a friend
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Drew stuns St. Joe’s with 15-point rally to end game
Four Bears scored in double figures led by a 30-point effort from David Louison (Brooklyn/St. Edmund Prep), but Drew University overcame a 12-point deficit with 4:52 remaining and held the St. Jose...
Jan 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 128 128 recommendations | email to a friend
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Louison of St. Joe's honored
Recognizing his outstanding performance on the hardwood in helping lead the St. Joseph’s College men’s basketball team to a victory over HVIAC rivals Berkeley College, junior David Louison (Brookly...
Jan 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 127 127 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIU Brooklyn heads into NEC play with victory
Brickman reaches 1,000 points for his career
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Lady Bears pick up win
The St. Joseph’s College women’s basketball team halted a two-game losing streak as they defeated Mount Saint Mary College, 70-60, at Brooklyn Tech High School on Saturday evening. The Lady Bears (...
Jan 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 121 121 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dismal first half dooms St. John’s men on the road
Can’t overcome deficit, fall to Georgetown in D.C.
Jan 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John’s women fall to 1-1 in Big East
The St. John’s women’s basketball team suffered a heartbreaking 70-65 loss at Xavier in Sunday’s Big East contest and falls to 8-5 overall and 1-1 in the conference. The Red Storm’s bench outscored...
Jan 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John’s hold off Columbia at the Barclays Center
Headed into the final 40 seconds of the contest with his squad holding a four-point lead, stat-stuffer Sir’Dominic Pointer was still empty in the field goal column. But with the game on the line, t...
Dec 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 108 108 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joseph’s dominates in heated conference rivalry
In a game that needed little hype between two longtime rivals playing for the first time at the Barclays Center, St. Joseph’s College grabbed a 75-57 victory over Berkeley College in a Hudson Valle...
Dec 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 114 114 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jacobson sets new season record
AT THE TRACK
Dec 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John’s has a new three-point record holder
Harrison sets new mark in win over Youngstown St.
Dec 24, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three St. Joe’s athletes receive conference accolades
Sophomore Michael Megafu (Brooklyn/Nazareth Regional) was one of three St. Joseph’s College athletes honored recently. Megafu was recognized by the Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) a...
Dec 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
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Decisive win for Strapping Groom
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Dec 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIU notches win, Brickman notches career record
Senior point guard Jason Brickman set a new career high with 21 points and broke the Northeast Conference career assists record that had stood for over 25 years in helping the LIU Brooklyn men’s ba...
Dec 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 91 91 recommendations | email to a friend
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Today is Tuesday, September 2, the 245th day of 2014. There are 120 days left in the year.
2014-09-02 00:00:58 -0400

U.N. soldiers observe Syria's Quneitra province at an observation point on Mount Bental in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights, overlooking the border with Syria, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rebels clashed with government troops on Monday in the Golan Heights, where al-Qaida-linked insurgents abducted U.N. peacekeepers last week, activists said.


2014-09-01 23:51:49 -0400
Amnesty International on Tuesday accused Islamic State fighters of "systematic ethnic cleansing" in northern Iraq, as Iraqi troops, Kurdish fighters and Shiite militiamen backed by US air strikes fought back against the jihadists. The military gains came as a senior UN rights official said IS jihadists had carried out "acts of inhumanity on an unimaginable scale" in Iraq, and caretaker premier Nuri al-Maliki vowed the country would be the group's "graveyard". The London-based Amnesty meanwhile cited "hair-raising" accounts from survivors of massacres, accusing the jihadists of "war crimes, including mass summary killings and abductions". "The massacres and abductions being carried out by the Islamic State provide harrowing new evidence that a wave of ethnic cleansing against minorities is sweeping across northern Iraq," said Donatella Rovera, the rights group's senior crisis response adviser currently in northern Iraq.
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