Jared Kushner ‘likely paid little or no income tax’ for years – report

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New York Times says confidential financial documents reflect his use of real estate tax benefits but no suggestion he broke the law

Jared Kushner, Donald Trump’s son-in-law and a senior White House adviser, likely paid little or no federal income taxes between 2009 and 2016, the New York Times reported on Saturday, citing confidential financial documents.

Related: We need tax police – and they should go after the likes of Donald Trump | David Cay Johnston

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New Saudi airstrike hits bus carrying civilians in Yemen | News | DW | 13.10.2018

“The final toll is not determined yet because body parts of many victims are mixed with each other,” said spokesman for the rebel-controlled Health Ministry Youssef al-Hadari. Many of the wounded were reported to be in critical condition. Read more: Millions of children face famine in Yemen conflict Witnesses cited by the DPA news agency said that the victims were attempting to flee the fighting in the port city, where the forces allied with the Saudi coalition have been trying to dislodge the rebels since June. Hodeida plays a key role for supplying food to Yemen civilians, as 80 percent of all imports and aid enter the country through its port.

Source: New Saudi airstrike hits bus carrying civilians in Yemen | News | DW | 13.10.2018

Dirk Hartog Island turns back the clock 400 years to a time before European settlement – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) bold and overdue move!

An island off Western Australia’s north coast is being returned to its natural state pre-European settlement, with feral pests eradicated and a whole suite of native animals being reintroduced on the isle.

Source: Dirk Hartog Island turns back the clock 400 years to a time before European settlement – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

tahneetalks: fluffmugger: thetrippytrip: We should be more…

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tahneetalks:

fluffmugger:

thetrippytrip:

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We should be more pro-active or we’ll see more of such sad fates of honest people.

And the utterly ironic thing is I’ve seen repeated tumblr posts of that iconic photo absolutely slagging the shit out of Peter Norman as “lol white guy so uncomfortable”   “Why the fuck isn’t he supporting them”, etc etc.

As an Australian this post surprised me. I knew none of the above.