Hunter Biden facing federal investigation over tax affairs
10 December 2020 | 2:46 pm
Hunter Biden said he is under investigation for potential tax violations. The president-elect's son has been a frequent target of Donald Trump and Republicans during the presidential election campaign.
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The U.N. human rights office called on Tuesday (October 12) for a "prompt, thorough, impartial and independent investigations" into the use of disproportionate force by Libyan authorities against migrants and asylum seekers. Armed forces in Tripoli began a series of mass arrests a week earlier, detaining more than 4,000 people in overcrowded detention centres, U.N. rights spokeswoman, Marta Hurtado told a news briefing in Geneva. "Women, children and men were arrested and handcuffed. Security forces used unnecessary and disproportionate force to detain them, including shooting and beating those who resisted or tried to escape. As a result, at least one person died, five were injured, and more than 4,000 were detained," she said.
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31 Oct 2021
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1 Nov 2021
Leaders of G20 nations endorsed a landmark deal to establish a global minimum tax rate. They were, however, at odds on issues like coronavirus vaccines and fighting climate change.
3 Nov 2021
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A British woman has won her case after she paid significantly higher taxes than Australian locals while employed as a waitress on a working holiday visa.
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With the US House of Representatives moving towards a vote on a $1.75 trillion social spending and climate package, the country could see a string of new tax hikes. Also, eco-friendly fashion designers hope to change a sector known for a heavy carbon footprint and enthusiasts of NFTs (non-fungible tokens) meet up in New York City.
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