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Biden to throw support behind temporary extension of expanded child tax credit - meaning lower tax bills or higher refunds for qualifying parents

President Joe Biden has framed his infrastructure plan as a means of strengthening democracy and undermining autocracy. Alex Wong/Getty Images The Wall Street Journal reported that Biden is open to extending the extended child tax credit for several years, but not permanently. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden told lawmakers that he will put forward a plan to temporarily extend the expanded child tax credit, but he stopped short of proposing to permanentl...
Tags: Politics, Washington Post, Senate, Trends, Joe Biden, Biden, Tax Credit, Wall Street Journal, Irs, Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Alex Wong Getty, Biden Administration, Tanza, Azmi Haroun


Marjorie Taylor Greene is holding another gun giveaway - despite there having been at least 156 mass shootings in the US since the start of the year

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill on February 5, 2021. Susan Walsh/AP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia is holding a gun giveaway, saying she will gift an AR pistol to the winner of a lucky draw. This is not the first firearm raffle Greene has held. She organized several draws in 2020, before the election. The giveaway will go on even as the number of mass shootings in the US this year mounts. See more stories on Insider's busin...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, US, America, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Washington Dc, Capitol Hill, Nancy Pelosi, Gun, Dc, Biden, ATF


GOP lawmakers react to Derek Chauvin's guilty verdict: 'I think the jury did its job'

Reuters Republican lawmakers had differing reactions to ex-officer Derek Chauvin's guilty verdict. Some welcomed the verdict and others said they didn't follow the trial closely. Others, including Marjorie Taylor Greene, replied with a message of support for law enforcement. See more stories on Insider's business page. Republican lawmakers said the verdict in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin showed that the justice system worked and that "the jury...
Tags: Politics, Minneapolis, Congress, Trends, Gop, House, Republican, Black Lives Matter, South Carolina, Lindsey Graham, Braun, Scott, Floyd, Rick Scott, Greene, Reuters Republican


This flying electric ferry could revolutionize coastal travel

A Boston-based startup is aiming to revolutionize coastal travel with an all-electric passenger aircraft that flies just above the water.
Tags: News, Boston, Trends, Regent, Flying Taxi, Seaglider


Urgent timeline set by federal judge to put roofs over Skid Row’s homeless

A federal judge has set out a whirlwind schedule for the city and county of Los Angeles, issuing an order Tuesday, April 20, demanding that the Skid Row’s homeless be housed or sheltered by October. U.S. District Judge David Carter, who presides over a labyrinthine case in which plaintiffs argue that public officials have not done enough to address Los Angeles’s homelessness crisis, ordered up the urgent timeline, arguing in a 110-page order that “for decades in Los Angeles, the desperation of i...
Tags: Business, News, Education, Government, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Manhattan, Homeless, Eric Garcetti, Carter, Drew Pinsky, Bruce, Barger, LA County


OMAHA COMMUNITY PLAYHOUSE Artistic Director

OMAHA COMMUNITY PLAYHOUSE (OCP) in Omaha, NE invites qualified candidates to submit applications to become its next Artistic Director. Leading the artistic life of OCP, the nation’s largest community theatre, carries with it the rich traditions of nearly 100 years of history along with community hopes for a future that uses the power of theatre to bring artists and audiences together to shape experiences through healing, authentic connection, an expansive idea of inclusivity, celebration, and jo...
Tags: Art, Jobs, Microsoft, Marlon Brando, Nebraska, Omaha, Board, Board of Trustees, MCA, Executive Committee, OCP, Charles Jones, Henry Fonda, Omaha Community Playhouse, Kimberly Faith Hickman, Foundation Board


5 Common Mistakes To Avoid When Starting Your Business

Here are five common mistakes that you should avoid when starting your business to ensure it has the best chance to survive and thrive in today’s world. The post 5 Common Mistakes To Avoid When Starting Your Business appeared first on Young Upstarts.
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Cooking the Books podcast: How to land a good job and a pay rise, in a post-pandemic world

OPINION: Each week the NZ Herald's Cooking the Books podcast tackles a different money problem. Today, it's how to turn the job hunt in your favour. Hosted by Frances Cook. Listen to the Cooking the Books podcast here or watch... [Author: [email protected]]
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Corporate Leaders: Do Your Words Fit Your Culture And Values?

As a corporate leader, what steps can you take to align your message to your culture and values? May Habib shares six simple steps to align your core messaging and cultural norms. The post Corporate Leaders: Do Your Words Fit Your Culture And Values? appeared first on Young Upstarts.
Tags: Startups, Workplace Culture, Habib, Corporate Culture, Professionalisms, May Habib


Powerful images capture Cori Bush and Ayanna Pressley's emotional reaction as Derek Chauvin was found guilty for the murder of George Floyd

Rep. Cori Bush (D-MO) embraces Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) as members of the Congressional Black Caucus react to the verdict in the Derick Chauvin murder trial in the Rayburn Room at the U.S. Capitol on April 20, 2021 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Photos show Reps. Cori Bush and Ayanna Pressley in a tearful embrace following Derek Chauvin's guilty verdict Tuesday. Chauvin was found guilty on all three charges in the killing of George Floyd, whose death sparked worldw...
Tags: Politics, Washington, Trends, C, Features, Missouri, Getty, Bush, Capitol, Congressional Black Caucus, U S Capitol, Pressley, Bill Clark, Cori Bush, Ayanna Pressley, Chauvin


Everything Apple announced at its April 2021 iPad and iMac event event

Apple’s ‘Spring Loaded’ 2021 event was full of interesting announcements, including some long-awaited ones (AirTags!) and some welcome surprises (rainbow iMacs!). Let’s dive into the best of the new. Colorful iMacs Although we knew iPads were expected at the event, the biggest announcement was arguably the unveiling of a new suite of iMacs with a sleeker, thin-bezel design and, most importantly, a whole array of colors. I mean, just look at these things! I’m very excited that colorful desktop co...
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Images capture Cori Bush and Ayanna Pressley's emotional reaction as Derek Chauvin was found guilty for the murder of George Floyd

Rep. Cori Bush of Missouri embraced Rep. Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts on Tuesday at the US Capitol as members of the Congressional Black Caucus reacted to the verdict in the Derick Chauvin murder trial. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Photos show Reps. Cori Bush and Ayanna Pressley in a tearful embrace over Derek Chauvin's verdict. Chauvin was found guilty Tuesday on all three charges in the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. "Black men, I love you, and you deserve to grow old,"...
Tags: Politics, Massachusetts, Trends, Features, Missouri, Getty, Black, Bush, Capitol, Congressional Black Caucus, Pressley, US Capitol, Bill Clark, Cori Bush, Ayanna Pressley, Chauvin


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When we do our work without regard for a third party, simply to serve the reader, the customer or the story, we’re creating something that’s unsponsored. The third party shows up when we’re encouraged (by payment or other means) to have multiple objectives. And those usually bring compromise. When our goals are aligned with those that we serve, we have a rare chance to maximize both. It’s worth seeking out. We’re not unsponsored. We’re sponsored by the very people we’re engaging with. [Autho...
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LA County to triple number of electric-car charging stations

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday, April 20, to close gaps in the region’s electric vehicle charging infrastructure, including finding ways to locate stations in low-income communities. Supervisors Janice Hahn and Sheila Kuehl co-authored a motion to create a “Zero Emission Infrastructure Plan” focused on expanding the number of charging stations countywide. “It is not surprising that the vast majority of the electric vehicles in L.A. County and the charging stations t...
Tags: Business, News, Government, Los Angeles, General Motors, Sport, Automotive, Soccer, Gm, Long Beach, Community, Los Angeles County, LA County, California Energy Commission, Hahn, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors


Meet SpaceX’s Crew-2 astronauts before they blast off to space

As part of the build-up to SpaceX's Crew-2 launch on Thursday, NASA has released a video featuring a series of quick-fire questions for the astronauts.
Tags: Space, Spacex, News, Trends, Nasa, International Space Station, Iss, Space Station, Crew-2


COVID relief bill, IRS decision ease some pandemic-affected health care costs

Shawn Campbell via Flickr Creative Commons Last year was difficult for lots of people. Millions lost their jobs due to coronavirus pandemic protocols. For many, that also meant losing their workplace provided healthcare coverage. Finally, though, there is a bit of good news for folks in this situation. The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), which was enacted in March, contains provisions to help individuals deal with COVID created health insurance issues. Plus, the Internal Revenue Service ...
Tags: Taxes, Obamacare, California, Sam, ACA, Irs, Internal Revenue Service, PTC, ARPA, COBRA, FSA HSA, Shawn Campbell, COVID


One year ago, Minneapolis police published this misleading report on the death of George Floyd

Derek Chauvin watches as his attorney gives his closing argument. CourtTV/Pool camera Ex-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of the murder of George Floyd. In their initial statement, police said Floyd's death was a result of a "medical incident." The statement made no mention that Chauvin kneeled on his neck for several minutes. See more stories on Insider's business page. Almost a year ago, Minneapolis police initially reported the death of George Floyd as t...
Tags: News, Minnesota, Minneapolis, Trends, Trial, Floyd, Hennepin County Medical Center, Chauvin, Sarah Al Arshani, George Floyd, Derek Chauvin, Floyd Floyd, Steve Schleicher, Chris Vanderveen


A year ago, police initially reported the death of George Floyd as the result of a 'medical incident during police interaction.'

Derek Chauvin watches as his attorney gives his closing argument. CourtTV/Pool camera Ex-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of the murder of George Floyd. In their initial statement, police said Floyd's death was a result of a "medical incident." The statement made no mention that Chauvin kneeled on his neck for several minutes. See more stories on Insider's business page. Almost a year ago, Minneapolis police initially reported the death of George Floyd as t...
Tags: News, Minnesota, Minneapolis, Trends, Trial, Floyd, Hennepin County Medical Center, Chauvin, Sarah Al Arshani, George Floyd, Derek Chauvin, Floyd Floyd, Steve Schleicher, Chris Vanderveen


Don't make any of these dozen tax-filing mistakes

Every tax-filing season is different. One thing is constant, though. Taxpayers, and sometimes even the tax preparers they hire, make mistakes on 1040 forms. Hey, we're only human. But there are some common tax filing errors that we all need to be aware of and do our best to avoid. Here are 10, collected from my personal experience, talks with tax professionals and the Internal Revenue Service. They're in no particular order. Some might seem insignificant. Others obviously are huge. Either way, ...
Tags: Taxes, Congress, Social Security, Ira, Sam, Irs, Misc, Don, SSA, U S Treasury, Internal Revenue Service, Treasury Department, EITC, Social Security Administration SSA, SSA ASAP, COVID


Cost of living: Transport, housing drive up NZ prices

Higher prices for transport and housing drove the consumer price index up by 0.8 per cent in the March quarter, Stats NZ said.The annual increase was 1.5 per cent.The quarterly gain was in line with market expectations. It compared... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Nz


Police union welcomes verdict, says 'justice has worked' after Derek Chauvin found guilty of murder

People react after the verdict was read in the Derek Chauvin trial on April 20, 2021 In Minneapolis, Minnesota. Stephen Maturen/Getty Images The Fraternal Order of Police welcomed Tuesday's guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial. "The trial was fair and due process was served," FOP President Patrick Yoes said. Chauvin faces up to 40 years in prison for second-degree murder. See more stories on Insider's business page. That former Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin is now a was co...
Tags: Politics, Minnesota, Minneapolis, Trends, Aclu, Black Lives Matter, Charles Davis, Floyd, Fraternal Order of Police, Minneapolis Minnesota, Chauvin, Stephen Maturen Getty, Patrick Yoes, George Floyd, Derek Chauvin, Yoes


AOC reacts to Derek Chauvin verdict, says the fact that George Floyd had to die 'to be seen and valued is not justice'

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images/Pool AOC tweeted that Derek Chauvin's conviction on multiple counts of murder and manslaughter was not justice. "That a family had to lose a son, brother and father; that a teenage girl had to film and post a murder, that milions across the country had to organize and march just for George Floyd to be seen and valued is not justice," AOC tweeted. "And this verdict is not a substitute for policy change," she ...
Tags: Politics, News, Minnesota, Minneapolis, California, Massachusetts, Trends, Hakeem Jeffries, Aoc, Floyd, Keith Ellison, Tim Scott, Ayanna Pressley, Chauvin, Sen Tim Scott of South Carolina, Sonam Sheth


Labour: Save Liberty Steel before it goes bust

The government should step in to save thousands of steel supply chain jobs says Labour.
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What’s new on Hulu in May and what’s leaving soon

Here is the complete list of what's new on Hulu and what's leaving in May 2021, including original films and series, as well as classic favorites.
Tags: Trends, Home Theater, What To Watch, Streaming, Hulu, Movies & TV, Tier 4


Netflix tanks as subscriber growth cools

Netflix's subscriber growth is showing signs of a slowdown after the streaming giant reported 4 million new subscribers in the first quarter of 2021 for a total of 208 million. While still a 14% increase compared to the previous year, the subscriber numbers came in below Netflix's guidance of 6 million new subscribers, or a total of 210 million.
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The 2020 iPad is practically free since they announced the new iPad Pro

Under the hood we have the A12Z Bionic chip, which makes the iPad Pro faster than many laptops you'll find.
Tags: Apple, Deals, Trends, Computing, iPad deals, Amazon 2021, Apple Ipad Pro 2020


Transport, housing drives NZ prices up by 0.8 pct in March quarter

Higher prices for transport and housing drove the consumer price index up by 0.8 per cent in the March quarter, Stats NZ said.The annual increase was 1.5 per cent.The quarterly gain was in line with market expectations. It compared... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Nz


Advertisers are gearing up for live events again

Hi and welcome to the Insider Advertising newsletter. I'm Lucia Moses, deputy editor, and this week in advertising and media news:Advertisers bet on live events; And Omnicom ups its data pitch.If you got this newsletter forwarded, sign up for your own here. First up: Don't miss our webinar this Thursday on the future of ad targeting featuring execs from Mars Petcare, The Trade Desk, R/GA, and The Washington Post. Details here. Eli Joshua Ade/HBO Advertisers are banking on live e...
Tags: Apple, Hbo, Media, Youtube, Advertising, Marketing, Newsletter, Trends, Netflix, Comcast, Ibm, Pfizer, Anna Wintour, Nordic, Don, Ft


Biden responds to Derek Chauvin's conviction in the murder of George Floyd

President Joe Biden speaks about the Colorado shootings in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on March 23, 2021. Mandel Ngan/Getty Images President Joe Biden called on Congress to pass criminal justice reform to honor George Floyd. "No one should be above the law," Biden said. "And today's verdict sends that message. But it's not enough." Former police officer Derek Chauvin faces up to 40 years in prison for second-degree murder. See more stories on Insider...
Tags: Politics, News, Minneapolis, Congress, Colorado, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Washington Dc, New York Times, Biden, Kamala Harris, George, HARRIS, Floyd, Jill Biden


Los Angeles could offer thousands of poor residents $1,000 a month, 'no questions asked'

Echo Park Lake Thursday, March 25, 2021 in los Angeles, CA. Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Poor residents in Los Angeles could receive $1,000 direct monthly payments as part of the city's budget. LA Mayor Eric Garcetti outlined the $24 million proposal during his annual "State of the City" address. The payments will "begin to tear away at poverty in our city," Garcetti said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Over one in five residents of Los Angeles li...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Congress, La, Los Angeles, Trends, Martin Luther King, Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles Times, Universal Basic Income, Yang, South Los Angeles, Garcetti, Echo Park Lake, Andrew Yang



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