Month: June 2016

Prison for Woman Who Hid Business in Bankruptcy | Daily Business Review

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Prison for Woman Who Hid Business in Bankruptcy While Miami resident Tatiana Tascon was filing for bankruptcy protection, she was also hiding more than $700,000 made from selling designer knockoffs.That helped earn her a two-year prison term Tuesday on a conviction for money laundering, concealing assets and trafficking in counterfeit merchandise.Prosecutors say Tascon, 40, operated a showroom out of her home in Miami's quaint Coconut Grove... [...]

Lawmaker Behind Gun Control ‘Filibuster’ Thinks Senate Can Pass Anti-Terror Gun Control – ABC News

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Lawmaker Behind Gun Control 'Filibuster' Thinks Senate Can Pass Anti-Terror Gun ControlThe senator behind the 15-hour gun control "filibuster" this week in the wake of the Orlando shooting is already looking beyond Monday's scheduled vote on a series of gun control amendments that are expected to fail.Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Connecticut, said a measure he co-sponsored to expand background checks, along with a proposal from Sen. Dianne Feinstein,... [...]

5 Tips To Help You Through Your Divorce

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5 Tips To Help You Through Your DivorceTip 1. Help your lawyer help you.Lawyers do not “know it all” and they certainly do not know you or your spouse. In fact, you probably know your spouse as well as anyone. So give your lawyer suggestions as to how to get through to your spouse. Does your spouse like to feel in charge? Does he or she love to win? If so, tell your lawyer so you can perhaps settle the case by “letting your spouse feel in... [...]

Senate Dems Finish Nearly 15-Hour Filibuster on Gun Control – ABC News

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Senate Dems Finish Nearly 15-Hour Filibuster on Gun ControlA Democratic senator frustrated with congressional inaction on gun violence led a nearly 15-hour Senate filibuster before yielding the floor early Thursday, making a pledge that he and his colleagues would press hard for more gun control three days after 49 people were killed at a Florida nightclub.Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy ended a series of speeches with his Democratic colleagues at... [...]

What Defines A Family?

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What Defines A Family?My 4-year-old and I were at our local grocery store and the cashier struck up a conversation with him. He is the world’s biggest flirt and was basking in her attention. They were exchanging names and when she asked his, he told her with the formality of a seasoned politician his first and last name. When she asked mine, I responded in similar fashion. My son looked at me astonished, “That’s my last name, not yours.”... [...]