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Colorado Springs Radiation clearly in Danger Zone; 2 Times higher than this same time in just 2017.
Source: MILLION A WEEK CLUB – Your Rad this Week in the US – Veterans Today
The government of Japan decided to grant a multi-million support to four projects in the environment and humanitarian areas in Iran from the place of its supplementary budget in 2017 fiscal year.
According to the report of Japan embassy in Tehran, one million dollars is granted within the framework of the UNDP to revive Orumiyeh Lake through participation of local societies and by implementation of sustainable agriculture and protection of biodiversity.
An aggregate amount of $1.3 million has been allocated within the framework of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) as humanitarian aid and support for Afghan refugees in Iran
Despite a finding that police were justified in the shooting of Oregon refuge occupier LaVoy Finicum, his widow is seeking $70 million in damages as part of a lawsuit filed on the two-year anniversary of his death.
Health insurer Aetna settled to pay $17 million in reparations after a major mailing mishap revealed the HIV status of thousands of patients.
According to court documents, the display windows of large mailing envelopes revealed confidential medical information. The mailings were sent to approximately 12,000 customers in at least 23 states.
The fourth winter storm to impact the US South this season – named Inga by The Weather Channel – moved into the region on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, causing major travel problems and forcing officials to declare states of emergency in North Carolina and Alabama……. Read more »
2017 FINAL RAD COUNT
Source: MILLION A WEEK CLUB in the US – 2017 Final Rad Count – Veterans Today
While families across the country gather around the dinner table during this holiday season, there is a different, far less cheery scenario playing out for millions of other Americans. They’re the ones who go hungry, and for whom food — and enough of it — is a daily struggle. According to Feeding America, more than 42 million people now suffer from hunger throughout the nation.
In the midst of a recovering economy, low unemployment and nearly nonexistent inflation, the fact remains that nearly 1 in 7 Americans still goes to bed hungry each night. According to recent statistics released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 15.8 million U.S. households — that’s 12.7 percent of the total — didn’t have enough food to eat at some point last year, the latest period for which numbers are available.
Goldman Sachs has accelerated nearly $100 million in stock awards to top executives before the end of the year in order to avoid unfavorable changes in the new tax code, according to public filings posted Friday.
The most sweeping overhaul of U.S. tax code in 30 years includes a provision which caps a corporate deduction for executive pay; under current law, corporations can deduct up to $1 million per executive’s base salary, however there’s no cap on deductions for performance-based pay, such as bonuses.
Under the new provisions, both base salary and performance bonuses count towards to $1 million cap – which is why Goldman accelerated $94.8 million in bonuses originally scheduled for January, 2018. By paying the bonuses early, the bank will save money on its own tax bill.
Most of Goldman’s executives received early payouts – including of course, CEO Lloyd Blankfein.
In a similar move, Netflix also announced it would change its executive compensation plan for 2018 in response to the new Tax Law.
The company said (more…)