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Should you consider prepaying property taxes this year?

The Washington Post reports that county officials dropped a plan to allow prepayment, saying it was unworkable on a tight timeframe. Real estate taxes paid to municipalities are now entirely deductible but, starting next year, taxpayers may only be able to deduct up to a total of $10,000 in all taxes (real estate and state income tax combined) to other taxing authorities. Lire la suite »

Apple admits slowing older iPhones because of ageing batteries

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Apple does intentionally slow down iPhones as they get older. Apple insists the updates were made with a different goal in mind: It said the performance of lithium-ion batteries degrades over time, which can sometimes cause phones to suddenly shut down in order to protect their components. Lire la suite »

Allegri happy with Dybala resurgence

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Dybala already has 12 Serie A goals this season and Allegri fully expects him to kick on after finding the back of the net against Genoa . Just three minutes before half time, Dybala's clever turn outfoxed his marker and the Argentine fired into the bottom corner of the goal. Lire la suite »

What Will Tax Reform Bill Mean To You?

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Medical expenses: While other itemized deductions are eliminated or scaled back, the deduction for medical expenses is temporarily improved. The tax overhaul will almost double the standard deductions for taxpayers who don't itemize, from $6,350 to $12,000 for individuals, and from $12,700 to $24,000 for couples. Lire la suite »

Ravens President Blames Empty Seats On Anthem Protests

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Cass wrote a 656-word letter this week, telling the three groups "we have responded to your concerns about the protest by re-doubling the efforts of both the organization and our players to make the Baltimore area a better community". The protests began last season when then-San Francisco 49ers quarterback quarterback Colin Kaepernick sat and then-upon consultation with a veteran-knelt during the playing of the national anthem to protest racism and police brutality. Lire la suite »

ONU Nouvelles sanctions contre Pyongyang

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Il stipule également que les exportations vers la Corée du Nord de matériel industriel, de machines-outils, de véhicules de transport et de métaux industriels seront interdites. Le rapport " est un produit typique de l'arrogance de style yankee, recherchant une totale subordination du monde entier aux interêts des États-Unis", a déclaré à l'agence officielle KCNA un porte-parole du ministère nord-coréen des Affaires étrangères. Lire la suite »

McLaren confirms development of pure-electric supercar

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McLaren's engineering design director Dan Parry-Williams says that the reason for the full EV test vehicle is to try and figure out how to deliver driver engagement in an EV. If that was an EV, that vehicle would have over 500 miles of EV range (for road driving), and it would be flat as a pancake at the end. McLaren plans for half of their sales to be hybrids by 2022. Lire la suite »

Man detained in connection with suspicious death of woman

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He and another injured male were found and taken to Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary. Police: The village was sealed off shortly after 6am on Friday. The senior office said the incident is being treated as "suspicious". Anyone with information is asked to call officers at Loreburn Street Police Station via 101, quoting incident number 0552 of 22 December 2017 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111. Lire la suite »

Star Trek: Bridge Crew now playable without VR

Still, VR is a niche gaming mechanic and not many had the ability to play the game, until now. However, on the bright side, perhaps this will be the influx of new players the game needs to stay active in terms of multiplayer. The game is developed by Red Storm Entertainment, a Ubisoft development studio. The multiplayer starship simulator Star Trek: Bridge Crew sounds pretty great, but as we pointed out in our hands-on with it earlier this year, coming up with the three VR-equipped ... Lire la suite »

Hockey Canada announces 2018 Olympic women's hockey team

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Things looked bleak for Canada as the Americans led 2-0 with less than four minutes remaining. Hockey Canada and the Canadian Olympic Committee said Thursday it will be "significant announcement". Defenders Halli Krzyzaniak of Neepawa, Man., and Micah Zandee-Hart of Saanichton, B.C., and forward Sarah Potomak of Aldergrove, B.C., were the last cuts from the team. Lire la suite »

La mairie de Paris épinglée par la Cour des comptes — Grande roue

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Ce rapport d'observations définitives reconnaît les " succès populaires " de ces infrastructures. Le rapport "souligne la légèreté de la mairie", ajoute un communiqué du groupe qui "comprend mieux la précipitation de la maire à supprimer la grande roue et le marché de Noël qu'elle encensait encore l'hiver dernier". Lire la suite »

Man planned Christmas terror attack for SF's Pier 39

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The time in question for the possible attack was between December 18 and 25 because, according to Jameson, "Christmas was the ideal day to commit the attack". Jameson planned to go to the mountains and build the devices at a remote campground, then store them at his home in Modesto, said officials. Jameson had prior military experience, according to the complaint. Lire la suite »

Obamacare enrollment dips only slightly for 2018

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For most of the rest of the country, enrollment closed on December 15. Nearly half of Pennsylvanians who signed up for Obamacare enrolled last week. While the health law will remain unchanged during the new year, a provision in the federal tax bill would end the financial penalty for going without health insurance in 2019. Lire la suite »

Apple slows down older iPhones, faces lawsuit

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Al Jazeera's Charlotte Bellis reports. However, the company admitted to addressing an issue with devices containing older lithium-ion batteries that results in unexpected shutdowns. A year ago we released a feature for iPhone 6, iPhone 6s and iPhone SE to smooth out the instantaneous peaks only when needed to prevent the device from unexpectedly shutting down during these conditions. Lire la suite »

OH governor signs Down syndrome abortion ban

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Cleveland.com reported that under the law, which will go into effect in March, a doctor who performs an abortion and was aware of a prenatal Down syndrome diagnosis "could be charged with a fourth-degree felony, punishable by up to 18 months in prison". Lire la suite »

Here's What Jill Stein Had to Say About Her Dinner With Putin

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She added: "Some have declared that we should be going to war now, and I think that means the American public really needs to be fully informed". "There was no translator at the table", Stein said on CNN's "OutFront with Erin Burnett". Flynn pleaded guilty earlier this month to lying to the FBI in the special counsel investigation. "So it was really quite a non-event". "That picture has been circulated, sort of a factless photograph, that's been used to smear our campaign for a better ... Lire la suite »

Deputy speaker Lindsay Hoyle's daughter found hanged in bedroom, inquest hears

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Natalie Lewis-Hoyle, 28, died at her home in Heybridge, Essex, on 15 December. Miss Lewis-Hoyle's father, who is MP for Chorley in Lancashire, said last week that he was "truly devastated" by the death of his daughter. "It is with unbearable sadness that I have to announce the sudden death of my attractive, much adored daughter Natalie", said Ms Lewis. "Thank you for the kind support we've received it is overwhelming", he wrote on Twitter. Lire la suite »

MISSILE ACTIVITIES: New & tougher sanctions underway for defiant North Korea

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South Korea assessed the missile - North Korea's largest yet - could potentially reach Washington , D.C., though additional analysis was needed to determine whether it was capable of re-entry. China on Thursday raised objections to a United States request to the Security Council to blacklist ten ships for carrying banned cargo from North Korea, saying it needed more time to examine the measure, diplomats said. Lire la suite »

Federal Bureau of Investigation deputy director McCabe backs up Comey's 'loyalty oath' claim

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McCabe's questioners were not impressed. The same unnamed sources told Fox News that McCabe recounted to the panel that the Federal Bureau of Investigation worked hard to verify the contents of the Trump dossier and stood by it. McCabe was also grilled about the FBI's handling of the Clinton email investigation, with Republicans asking questions about internal emails which they believe showed that former FBI director James Comey mishandled the probe, according to multiple sources cited ... Lire la suite »