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Aug 27, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Well congratulations to Jim Turano. You have served the Communities for 37 years in the Real Estate Business and now through a chance meeting with a famous artist she had to sketch you. Very good b...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 41 41 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 | 46 46 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 | 46 46 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 | 49 49 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 | 35 35 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 | 80 80 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 | 81 81 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 | 111 111 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 | 113 113 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...

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Call for MTA to restore Q58 dispatcher position
Say Flushing stop is chaos since computer took over
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Flushing Night Out returns this summer
Will take place on four Fridays at Flushing High
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10,000 attend July 4th celebration in Bayside
Second year for popular event at Ft. Totten
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AG teaches tutoring program a lesson
Earns settlement for parents who were duped
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New Bayside gastropub looks to reflect diversity of Queens
The newest addition to nightlife on Bell Boulevard is hoping to make a splash this summer. Sol Bar & Grill at 40-09 Bell Boulevard opened on June 24. Friends and curious patrons were greeted with a...
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NY Giant returns to Flushing to inspire recent grads
Shares how SASF program helped him finish high school
Jun 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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School welcomes long-awaited makeover
Playground has been in the works all year
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Co-op, condo tax abatement bill passes
A victory has been won for co-op and condo owners. The J-51 Tax Abatement for middle class co-op and condo owners, sponsored by State Senator Tony Avella and Assemblyman Edward Braunstein, has pass...
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Not happy with Happy Dragon's expansion efforts
Safety, zoning concerns raised about day care's plan
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Captain Tilly Park gets $1.2 million facelift
Project adds new landscape and drainage improvements
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Completed wetland restoration of Meadow Lake unveiled
$3M dollar project focused on preventing flooding
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Queens street renamed for remarkable teen
Councilman Ruben Wills and the South Ozone Park community commemorated the life of 17-year-old Qadri Skipper by unveiling “Qadri’s Way” on 110th Street between 107th and 109th avenues. Last week's ...
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Meng honors nine headed to academies
Congresswoman Grace Meng hosted a reception on Monday for her nominees who will be attending prestigious service academies following graduation. The academies receive thousands of applications from...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Free concert series returns to Sunnyside plaza
Local families and commuters gathered at Bliss Plaza last Thursday evening, dancing and enjoying a free performance by a jazz band on stilts. The performance was the first installment of a free con...
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Suozzi picks up key backers
Voters in northeast Queens might not be aware of it, but there is a congressional primary on the horizon. Five Democrats are vying to replace Congressman Steve Israel, who left his seat in the 3rd ...
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Brussels launched an inquiry three years ago into tax breaks that Ireland offered Apple, in one of a series of anti-trust cases targeting major US corporationsThe European Union on Tuesday said US tech giant Apple must repay a record 13 billion euros ($14.3 billion) in back taxes after ruling that a series of Irish sweetheart tax deals were illegal. "The European Commission has concluded that Ireland granted undue tax benefits of up to 13 billion euros to Apple. This is illegal under EU state aid rules because it allowed Apple to pay substantially less tax than other businesses.


2016-08-30 05:58:46 -0400
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission on Tuesday ordered Ireland to reclaim up to 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) in taxes from U.S. technology giant Apple . Below is a list of previous cases in which the EU has ruled against tax deals for large corporations. Completed Investigations: STARBUCKS, The Netherlands In October 2015, the Commission ordered the Netherlands to recover 20 million to 30 million euros in back taxes from U.S. coffee shop chain Starbucks . Both the Netherlands and the company said they would appeal the ruling. ...
2016-08-30 06:26:51 -0400

US President Barack Obama will leave office in January 2017 after completing his second termParis (AFP) - French President Francois Hollande said Tuesday a long-awaited EU-US trade deal would not be agreed before US President Barack Obama leaves office in January.


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