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How the new Form 1040 could save you money before Tax Day

Thursday 17:15 GMT

The bad news is it’s probably not — in which case the new Form 1040 is just alarmingly different than before rather than simpler.

File this if you have tax payments or refundable credits (treated the same as tax payments) that cannot be entered directly on Form 1040. These include quarterly estimated tax payments, the tax payment with an extension request on Form 4868, the Obamacare health insurance premium tax credit, and the credit for overpaid Social Security tax if you had several employers last year.

Source: Common Domain

How to invest in real estate and pay nothing in capital gains

Thursday 17:15 GMT

31, 2026, capital-gains taxes are still owed on the deferred gains, in this case on $170,000 ($200,000 of deferred capital gains less the $30,000 increased basis, which is 15% of the deferred $200,000 in capital gains).

If the investment in the QOZ fund is sold for $600,000 before the five-year holding period has elapsed, there is a taxable capital gain of $500,000, which is the $200,000 of deferred capital gains and $300,000 of appreciated capital gains from the QOZ fund.

Source: Fox News

Tax season jammed up by shutdown, and Postal Service doesn't help

Thursday 17:15 GMT

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is struggling mightily to keep its head above water in the current tax season and recent developments have done little to increase trust with taxpayers.

While these savings can’t solve all of the USPS’ - or taxpayers’- problems, they can make for an easier filing season.

Source: Fox News

Meghan Markle leaves NYC in workout clothes after baby shower

Thursday 17:15 GMT

The pregnant royal jetted back to the U.K. after her NYC baby shower in a baseball cap, black workout gear and Adidas sneakers.

Meghan Markle said goodbye to the Big Apple Wednesday night in a comfy-casual outfit that’s arguably one of her most relaxed public looks yet. The pregnant royal jetted back to the U.K. after her NYC baby shower in a baseball cap, black workout gear and Adidas sneakers.

Source: The Guradian

Samsung's $2,000 Galaxy Fold changes the smartphone game

Thursday 19:06 GMT

Samsung has placed its stake in the ground with its Galaxy Fold smartphone-tablet folding phone that is spectacular in every way, even in price, and pitches itself years ahead of its arch-rival, Apple.

The Galaxy Fold was created to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Samsung’s Galaxy S phone line, which alongside the iPhone has been the main driver of the smartphone industry for the last decade. It is a hero product on which the South Korean firm can hang its mainstream Galaxy S10 offerings and amplify its brand.

Source: Fox News

Polygraph launched probe of deputy suspected in sex assaults

Friday 00:35 GMT

A Nebraska sheriff's deputy charged with sexually assaulting a woman more than a decade ago now is linked to at least five other potential victims, and the investigation began with a polygraph test for a state patrol job he was seeking.

Nicholas Bridgmon, a Seward County sheriff's deputy, is charged in Johnson County with forcible sexual assault, which allegedly occurred Dec. 1, 2006. Bridgmon has been placed on administrative leave, and his attorney didn't return a message Thursday from The Associated Press seeking comment.

Source: Fox News

Last 4 dolphins from Dolphinaris Arizona transferred to US Virgin Islands sanctuary

Thursday 11:46 GMT

The four remaining dolphins at Dolphinaris Arizona were transported late Tuesday night to a sanctuary at the U.S. Virgin Islands, according to Coral World Ocean Park in St. Thomas.

SIGN REMOVED FROM DOLPHINARIS ARIZONA AFTER 4TH DOLPHIN DIES, POSSIBLY FROM CONTACT WITH HUMANS. The dolphins' new home is a natural ocean water sanctuary, which is Coral World Ocean Park's new St. The dolphins were loaded onto a private jet, with their trainers and veterinary staff accompanying them.

Source: Fox News

Pennsylvania landfills raise a stink in a New Jersey town

Friday 00:35 GMT

“We don’t want this to drag out any longer and we aren’t looking to take legal action; we just simply want the smell fixed,” he said.

Tullytown, GROWS Landfill and GROWS North in Falls Township — are closed and have  been capped with a plastic lid and soil for at least two to three years. Officials at Waste Management insist they were only made aware of the smell earlier this month and weren’t contacted directly until Tuesday.

Source: BBC

Japan probe touches down on asteroid

Friday 00:35 GMT

The Hayabusa-2 probe was trying to grab the sample from a pre-chosen site on the asteroid Ryugu just before 23:00 GMT on 21 February.

We don't know why this is, and the fresh sub-surface samples from Ruygu will play a very important role in understanding how this happens."

Source: DW

Vatican opens landmark sex abuse summit

Friday 00:35 GMT

Under the banners of accountability and transparency, Pope Francis is opening an unprecedented summit on sex abuse in the Catholic Church.

Francis organized the landmark summit following the latest spate of sex abuse revelations and scandals to arise in the United States, Chile, Ireland and other countries. Last week, Francis defrocked former US cardinal Theodore McCarrick, over accusations that he sexually abused a teen.

Source: BBC

Seven of Karl Lagerfeld’s most iconic moments

Thursday 08:59 GMT

His personal style – the uniform dark suits, matching shades and the ponytail – made Karl Lagerfeld instantly recognisable.

A handpicked selection of stories from BBC Future, Culture, Capital and Travel, delivered to your inbox every Friday.

Source: Fox News

Coast Guard officer ordered to jail, accused of being 'domestic terrorist'

Friday 03:19 GMT

Adam Stolzberg, a Coast Guard contractor who had worked for the past six months with Hasson on a Coast Guard cutter project, told Fox News that he sat 50 paces from the lieutenant at Coast Guard headquarters and saw no sign of white supremacist or terrorist sympathies.

A Coast Guard lieutenant who authorities say espoused white nationalist views and compiled a hit list of Democratic lawmakers and prominent media personalities should be held without bail for at least two weeks while federal prosecutors continue to investigate his activities, a judge ruled Thursday.

Source: Common Domain

Townhouse at Bob Stern-Designed 20 East End Ave. Asks $12.525M

Friday 03:19 GMT

A three-story Manhattan townhouse built into the the base of the luxury condominium 20 East End Avenue will hit the market next week asking $12.525 million, according to the sales team for the building.

Ms. Benalloul said this kind of type of unit offers the "anonymity of coming in and out of your own building, while not having to deal with the headaches" of owning a standalone house.

Source: Global News

Tortoise believed to be extinct found on remote section of Galapagos islands

Thursday 21:49 GMT

A living member of species of tortoise not seen in more than 110 years and feared to be extinct has been found in a remote part of the Galapagos island of Fernandina.

An adult female Chelonoidis phantasticus, known as the Fernandina Giant Tortoise, was spotted Sunday by a joint expedition of the Galapagos National Park and the U.S.-based Galapagos Conservancy, Ecuador’s Environment Ministry said in a statement.

Source: Fox News

Judge rips into Roger Stone, bars him from speaking publicly on case: 'There will be no third chance'

Friday 03:19 GMT

A federal judge has completely barred former Trump political adviser Roger Stone from speaking publicly about his ongoing prosecution on obstruction and false statement charges, following a hearing on Thursday in which Stone took the stand to insist he was "heartfully sorry" for the picture of the judge that appeared on his Instagram showing what seemed to be crosshairs in the background. U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson tore into Stone, saying she simply didn't believe his explanation that an unnamed "volunteer" had selected the image.

Source: Fox News

FDA warns against 'young blood' transfusions

Wednesday 11:46 GMT
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Are we on the road to civilisation collapse?

Tuesday 00:33 GMT
Source: Common Domain

9 surprisingly small towns that are home to Fortune 500 companies

Wednesday 13:35 GMT
Source: BBC

The beach nobody can touch

Wednesday 09:52 GMT
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Top 10 foods to try in Sweden

Monday 11:44 GMT
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How the new Form 1040 could save you money before Tax Day

Thursday 17:15 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Chuka Umunna hopes new party will be created by end of year

Tuesday 12:41 GMT
Source: BBC

Is equal pay actually possible?

Today 06:04 GMT
Source: The Guradian

I navigated London Fashion Week in a wheelchair – and it didn't always go smoothly

Today 06:04 GMT
Source: DW

Afghan asylum-seeker offers to pay Elin Ersson's fine

Friday 15:25 GMT
Source: Common Domain

U.S. government bond yields retreat after data deluge, with Philly Fed in focus

Friday 13:35 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Oakland teachers strike for better pay as tech wealth transforms city

Friday 10:51 GMT
Source: Global News

All bets are off — it’s snowing in Las Vegas

Friday 12:40 GMT
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Is the Renaissance nude religious or erotic?

Today 06:04 GMT

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