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Apple shifted assets to island to evade tax scrutiny

Apple shifted assets to island to evade tax scrutiny Apple's tax practices are back in the spotlight. According to the report Apple moved "most" of its $252bn cash hoard to Jersey, which has a corporate tax rate of 0% for foreign companies. CEO Tim Cook appeared before Congress in early 2013 to defend Apple's strategy of holding most of its cash in Ireland. The leaked papers show that Apple shopped around for a new tax haven, also consider... [Full Article...]

The Crown teases 1960s society in season 2 trailer

The Crown teases 1960s society in season 2 trailer Watch the new trailer here. The full-length trailer shows what we can expect for the final moments for this time period in Queen Elizabeth's life. "As Queen Elizabeth's marriage and empire crumbles around her, she must do what is required to ensure the British monarchy survives", reads a synopsis for the show's return. [Full Article...]

Three militants,solider killed in Pulwama encounter

The injured cops were identified as Abdul Salam and Munir Ahmad. "He has succumbed to his injuries", said a police official. The police said that the identity of slain militants is being ascertained. Three terrorists were killed by the security forces in the encounter. Internet services were snapped in the district for security reasons. A senior police officer not willing to be quoted said, ... [Full Article...]

Florida State University fraternity member found dead after party

Florida State University fraternity member found dead after party Although there are indicators that alcohol may have been a factor in Coffey's death , investigators are awaiting the results of an autopsy, Tallahassee police Chief Michael DeLeo said Monday. The body of 20-year-old Andrew Coffey was found at 10 a.m. on Friday after he attended a party. And they're part of the solution. He was given treatment but pronounced dead at the scene. [Full Article...]

NWS finds 4 tornado touchdowns in IN from Sunday storms

NWS finds 4 tornado touchdowns in IN from Sunday storms Cleveland.com reports some schools canceled classes Monday as utilities were still working to restore power for tens of thousands of customers in that region. Damage reports also came in from Lawrence Township with trees down and roofs that were blown off of multiple homes. More than 100 cars were damaged. [Full Article...]

Tropical Depression 19 forms in Atlantic

Tropical Depression 19 forms in Atlantic The National Hurricane Center in Miami noted that the depression is no threat to land and is expected to become a tropical storm. If the depression reaches tropical storm level as forecast, it would be named Rina. "And, remember, in 2005 storms kept on forming in December and even January, well past the official end of hurricane season", said Williams. The last time forecasters went that deep ... [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson blunder said to imperil jailed UK-Iranian woman

Boris Johnson blunder said to imperil jailed UK-Iranian woman Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been in custody for attempting to topple the regime since April 2016, was hauled back to court on Saturday, four days after Boris Johnson mentioned her case at a meeting with MPs. She was arrested in April 2016 when she and her young daughter, Gabriella, were about to return to the United Kingdom from Iran. Those campaigning for her release see a "direct correl... [Full Article...]

USA ground invasion of North Korea could cost 'millions' of lives

USA ground invasion of North Korea could cost 'millions' of lives Kim, who has also made clear he has little interest in negotiations, at least until North Korea develops a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the United States, has called Trump a "mentally deranged USA dotard". "But look at what's happened with very weak rhetoric over the last 25 years". Trump also singled out trade, which he said had been "badly handled" for years. [Full Article...]

IPhone X Is the 'Most Breakable Ever' According to Test

IPhone X Is the 'Most Breakable Ever' According to Test Face Down Drop Test: On its first drop, SquareTrade saw the iPhone X shatter, its screen become unresponsive and its widely touted facial recognition feature fail completely. These store checks span the likes of New York, Boston, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, San Fransisco, Dallas, and Washington D.C., showing one thing for certain: the "higher end iPhone X [shines] front and center". [Full Article...]

American Hero Fired For Flipping Off Trump Motorcade

American Hero Fired For Flipping Off Trump Motorcade A photographer traveling with the presidential motorcade snapped Briskman's picture and the image quickly spread across news outlets and social media. Despite losing her job, Briskman wasn't too broken up about the firing. "How is that any less "obscene" than me flipping off the president?" she asked . [Full Article...]

Dhinchak Pooja evicted from Bigg Boss house

Dhinchak Pooja evicted from Bigg Boss house This is followed by this week's nominations. Priyank Sharma who recently entered the show as a wildcard entrant will have a fight with Arshi Khan . We didn't expect Dhinchak Pooja to have a short stint on Bigg Boss 11 . Now, as nomination procedure is done, the coming episodes will surely serve some more drama and masala to viewers. [Full Article...]

Judge not ready to remove ex-Trump aides from house arrest

Judge not ready to remove ex-Trump aides from house arrest The judge asked why prosecutors appeared willing to "forgo" Global Positioning System monitoring for Manafort and Gates, who Mueller's office have argued should be considered flight risks. "Substantial financial conditions, travel restrictions, and other conditions of release will reasonably assure Mr. Manafort's appearance as required", Downing and Zehnle concluded. [Full Article...]

U.S. missions in Turkey partially resume visa issuing

The US decision to stop handing out visas took effect from October 8 and was followed by a tit-for-tat move by Turkey to stop giving Turkish visas to Americans. Topuz was detained on charges of espionage and alleged ties to Gulen. "We continue to have serious concerns about the existing cases against arrested local employees of our mission in Turkey", Nauert also said in her statement. [Full Article...]

Intel and AMD partner on new 8th-gen CPUs to challenge Nvidia

Intel and AMD partner on new 8th-gen CPUs to challenge Nvidia The result is a new mobile platform that will, according to Intel , allow for "thinner, lighter devices across notebooks, 2 in 1s and mini desktops, while delivering incredible performance and graphics for enthusiasts". The solution will also be the first mobile PC to use HBM2, consuming less power and taking up less space than traditional discrete graphics-based designs. [Full Article...]

CHARGE SHEET: Why Mugabe Has Fired Mnangagwa

On Saturday, the 93-year-old president threatened to fire Mnangagwa, accusing him of fanning factionalism to garner support ahead of a party special congress due in December, after Grace was booed at a weekend rally. Former Vice President, Joice Mujuru was also fired from ZANU-PF over three years ago over allegations of plotting to remove President Mugabe from power. [Full Article...]

BJP MP RK Sinha goes on 'maun vrat' after Paradise Papers leak

BJP MP RK Sinha goes on 'maun vrat' after Paradise Papers leak Omidyar Network invested in a U.S. company D.Light Design. It comes a year after Panama Papers leak and two days before the government observes "Anti-Black Money Day" to mark the first anniversary of demonetisation - a move that sought to hit at illicit wealth. [Full Article...]

USA strikes ISIS in Somalia for first time

The order came a day after the USA military carried out its first drone strikes against Islamic State group-allied fighters in Somalia, saying "several terrorists" had been killed in the northern Puntland region. The group, which refers to itself simply as ISIS, is a rival to the larger al-Shabaab force, which is linked to al-Qaeda and once controlled much of Somalia. [Full Article...]

Sen. Rand Paul Recovering From 5 Broken Ribs After Assault

Sen. Rand Paul Recovering From 5 Broken Ribs After Assault State troopers arrived at Paul's home in Warren County on Friday afternoon in response to a report of an assault and arrested 59-year-old Rene Boucher , Kentucky State Police said in a statement. Police have not provided details of the assault, citing security reasons, only saying that Boucher was an acquaintance of Paul. He has also worked at several local medical facilities through the year... [Full Article...]

Trump Starts His First Official Visit To Asia

Trump Starts His First Official Visit To Asia Trump, who has responded to North Korea's repeated tests and pursuit of nuclear capabilities with threats of "fire and fury", is scheduled to golf Sunday with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe . Donald Trump has left Hawaii to embark on his mammoth tour of Asia which will see him visit five countries in 11 days. "And that's very important to me". [Full Article...]

Exchange PS Trophies for credit with Sony Rewards in the US

An update to Sony Rewards (via GameFAQs) has introduced a new method of earning PSN credit: unlocking trophies. These points can then be redeemed for credit on the PlayStation Store. Some changes to the Sony Rewards programs mean those who earn trophies in PlayStation games can earn points that are good toward discounts on the PlayStation Store. [Full Article...]


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