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Tax quiz: Do you know more than other Americans?

Friday 00:34 GMT

This tax season is the first where Americans will be filing under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which might be causing some confusion among taxpayers.

The National Taxpayer Advocate warned errors on tax forms were up 200 percent compared with last year as a result of the new 1040 – which she said is complicating the process for both taxpayers and preparers. This tax season is the first where Americans will be filing under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which might be causing some confusion among taxpayers.

Source: BBC

'I'm divorced, so Sikh men don't want me'

Sunday 08:58 GMT

For 10 years now she has been hoping to find another husband, but has reached a bitter conclusion: most Sikh men don't want to marry a divorcee.

Once the volunteer saw my details on the form I had filled in he said: "Here are two men who are divorced - they are the only ones suitable for you." But in at least two temples I have seen divorced men being introduced to women who have never previously married.

Source: Global News

Super Awesome Science Show recap: Separating science from nonsense

Wednesday 01:30 GMT

On this week’s Super Awesome Science Show, we’re going to explore this anti-science world with two people who have spent years trying to squash pseudoscience.

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop pays $145K over ‘unscientific’ claims about vaginal Jade Eggs. Our first guest is the host of two incredibly insightful science and medicine programs, “Cracked Science,” and “The Body of Evidence.” His name is Jonathan Jarry and he is a science communicator at the Office of Science and Society at McGill University.

Source: BBC

Jacobs hits back at Nirvana copyright claim

Wednesday 01:30 GMT

Jacobs' lawyers claim that Kurt Cobain was the creator of the logo and that it remains unclear how he may have transferred the copyright ownership to Nirvana LLC (which includes Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic).

The dismissal, filed on 8 March in a California federal court, argues that Nirvana LLC is not the legitimate owner of the "happy face" logo copyright registration, that the registration is invalid, and that the fashion brand did not copy aspects of the logo which would fall under copyright legislation.

Source: Fox News

Pentagon gives F-22s 'first strike' capability worldwide with Rapid Raptor program

Wednesday 21:50 GMT

The Air Force is strengthening its “Rapid Raptor” program designed to fast-track four F-22s to war - anywhere in the world - within 24 hours, on a moments notice, should there be an immediate need for attacks in today’s pressured, fast-moving global threat environment. The program, in existence for several years, prepares four F-22s with the requisite crew members, C-17 support, fuel, maintenance and weapons necessary to execute a fast-attack “first-strike” ability in remote or austere parts of the world, Air Force officials say.

Source: Fox News

Zuckerberg wants Facebook to build a creepy mind-reading machine

Wednesday 01:30 GMT

If you're concerned about Facebook's privacy scandals or worried that it's listening in on your phone calls, you'll likely be disturbed by CEO Mark Zuckerberg's recent comments at Harvard.

FACEBOOK BACKTRACKS AFTER REMOVING ELIZABETH WARREN'S ADS BLASTING THE PLATFORM, DRAWING ANOTHER REBUKE . When the moderator, Harvard law school professor Jonathan Zittrain, chided Zuckerberg about the "Fifth amendment implications" of such a technology, the CEO responded with something that sounds familiar to anyone who has paid attention to Facebook's privacy scandals since Cambridge Analytica. "I mean, presumably this [augmented reality technology] would be something that someone would choose to use a product.

Source: Common Domain

Future Returns: How to Incorporate ESG Strategies

Wednesday 01:30 GMT

Some clients just want to dip a toe into socially responsible strategies, and others request a full commitment to ESG investing, Sarr says, adding that Northern Trust has two ESG mutual funds and two ESG ETFs available to U.S. investors.

“If you only exclude companies as your strategy, you get underperformance,” he says, adding that ESG strategies go beyond negative screening to proactively identify companies that have strong ESG records or are industry leaders in bringing about positive change.

Source: Common Domain

Elon Musk’s lawyers say SEC is overreaching in seeking contempt ruling

Tuesday 12:40 GMT

Attorneys for Elon Musk on Monday accused the Securities and Exchange Commission of “concerning and unprecedented overreach” in their effort to ask a federal judge to hold the Tesla Inc. chief executive in contempt of court.

The SEC claimed that violated an agreement from last fall, when Musk settled an SEC fraud investigation over another tweet. As part of that deal, Musk agreed that Tesla would have oversight and pre-approval over his tweets that are material to the company.

Source: The Guradian

F1 2019: team-by-team guide to the cars and drivers

Wednesday 21:49 GMT

Car W10 Engine Mercedes Principal Toto Wolff Debut France 1954 GPs 189 Titles 5 2018 1st. Attempting to take a record sixth consecutive drivers’ and constructors’ championship doubles, it appears Mercedes have work to do to match Ferrari.

Car SF90 Engine Ferrari Principal Mattia Binotto Debut Monaco 1950 GPs 969 Titles 16 2018 2nd. The Scuderia have the car to beat, quick and beautifully balanced it is forgiving of error and allows the drivers to attack the corners.

Source: Fox News

Jennifer Lopez's engagement rings: From Alex Rodriguez to Ojani Noa

12-Mar-2019

ELLEN DEGENERES TELLS JENNIFER LOPEZ SHE'LL BE HER MAID OF HONOR IN WEDDING TO ALEX RODRIGUEZ. Affleck proposed with a 6.1-carat pink diamond engagement ring from Harry Winston, worth an estimated $2.5 million.

Let's take a look back at Lopez’s romantic past:. In 1997, Lopez wed Ojani Noa, a waiter-turned-restaurateur at the time of their relationship. The marriage lasted less than a year and Noa has since attempted to release a sex tape between the two former lovers as revenge.

Source: The Guradian

Coca-Cola admits it produces 3m tonnes of plastic packaging a year

Thursday 16:20 GMT

Coca-Cola has revealed for the first time it produces 3m tonnes of plastic packaging a year – equivalent to 200,000 bottles a minute – as a report calls on other global companies to end the secrecy over their plastic footprint.

Alongside Coca-Cola’s data, Nestlé revealed it puts out 1.7m tonnes of plastic packaging annually, Unilever 610,000 tonnes, and Danone 750,000 tonnes. Only two global raw material plastic producers have signed the commitment – Indorama and Borealis – and no airlines, food chains or hotels.

Source: The Guradian

The fall of the Israeli peace movement and why leftists continue to fight

Thursday 16:20 GMT

A few dozen members of Israel’s beleaguered peace movement mill around on a road in east Jerusalem, holding signs in Arabic, English and Hebrew declaring: “Stop the occupation.”

This is part of what remains of the Israeli peace camp, crippled by a political system that has lurched wildly to the right. “Leftist” and “peacenik” are widely used as dismissive slurs against an ever-embattled section of society who are increasingly on the fringe and slammed as traitors.

Source: Common Domain

The Morning Risk Report: Prosecutors Charge Dozens in Admissions Scheme

Wednesday 21:50 GMT

Federal prosecutors charged dozens of wealthy parents, including prominent figures in law and business and two Hollywood actresses, with using bribes, bogus entrance-exam scores and faked athletic achievements to get their children admitted to elite colleges.

Prosecutors said some of the people conspired to bribe varsity coaches and administrators to admit their children as recruited athletes, and that it appeared the universities themselves weren’t involved in the scheme.

Source: BBC

Dutch 'blunder building' bans dancing

Wednesday 21:50 GMT

Dutch civil servants have been warned off dancing in their staff restaurant for fear that the floors of their renovated building might not take the strain.

Some MPs have expressed concerns after OMA was recently put in charge of sprucing up the parliament building, but a government spokesman has assured them that these are "two completely different projects" - a turn of phrase unlikely to mollify the architects or their critics.

Source: Fox News

New York woman receives hefty power bills addressed to the wooden telephone pole in front of her house: report

Thursday 06:04 GMT

An elderly New York woman has reportedly received power bills of as much as $2000 a month addressed to the pole in front of her exact street address.

Following company policy, Con Edison sends bills to the addresses on file, including the pole in front of Sprizzo’s house and a post office box in St. Louis, MO. Drury did not comment about whether letters were sent to the third address listed on the termination notices in Queens, but he said Sprizzo’s power was never going to be shut off by the company.

Source: Global News

Turkey’s President Erdogan criticized for showing New Zealand shooting video at political rallies

Today 06:04 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Beto O'Rourke raises $6.1m in first 24 hours, smashing Bernie Sanders' record

Today 04:14 GMT
Source: BBC

Third Brexit vote must be different - Speaker

Today 06:04 GMT
Source: Global News

‘Egg Boy’ doubles down on ‘hero’ status, to donate money to New Zealand mosque attack victims

Today 06:04 GMT
Source: CTV

Ontario family selling home to keep son in autism therapy

Today 01:29 GMT
Source: Reuters

Tech consortium flags more than 800 versions of New Zealand attack...

Today 06:05 GMT
Source: CTV

PM names special adviser to examine issues at heart of the SNC-Lavalin scandal

Today 00:35 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Tesla’s Elon Musk unveils Model Y crossover, with $47,000 price tag

Friday 21:50 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Advertising Guidelines for Online Sponsored, Branded & Featured Content

Tuesday 15:25 GMT
Source: The Guradian

WS Merwin, Pulitzer-winning former US poet laureate, dies at 91

Sunday 01:29 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Tesla Unveils the Model Y Crossover

Saturday 18:10 GMT
Source: Reuters

Tesla backtracks on store closures, plans top-end price rise

12-Mar-2019
Source: Global News

Man cleans ear with cotton swab, suffers seizures from a skull infection

Thursday 07:00 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Actors show different brain activity when in character, study finds

Wednesday 22:46 GMT

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