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Billionaires paid lower tax rate than working class for first time in US history: study

Billionaires paid less in taxes than the working class last year for the first time in U.S. history, a study found. Economists Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman found in their book-length study "The Triumph of Injustice" that the average tax rate paid by the richest 400 families in the country was lower than the rate paid by the bottom half of American households in 2018, The Washington Post reported . The wealthiest 400 families had a 23 ... Full story

TWICE and Kakao Friends to launch collaboration goods

TWICE and Kakao Friends will be launching their collaboration goods. The TWICE x Kakao Friends collaboration is the first time that TWICE has had. The collaboration will include 23 different goods with the concept 'Always Together'. The girls have already released 9 pin badges with the brand, and now they'll be releasing a total of 23 different goods. The 'beauty' goods will be by Jihyo , Jungyeon , and Mina , the 'living' goods will be by ... Full story

The Global Fund 6th Replenishment: Thank you, but we are not on track

The Global Fund 6th Replenishment: Thank you, but we are not on track. LYON, FRANCE – The Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+) congratulates the Global Fund for raising $13.92 billion at the 6th Replenishment today, with a commitment for a further $100 million to be raised before the end of the year. This is the largest amount of funding raised for the Global Fund in its history. But is it time to celebrate? We do not think so. The ... Full story

Difference Between Traditional and LA-Style : News : KpopStarz

This Korean BBQ is traditionally made with beef short ribs, when cooked is called so-galbi-gui, which means "grilled beef ribs." When pork or other meat is used, the dish is labeled correspondingly. For barbecued pork, it is named dwaeji-galbi-gui, which translates to "grilled pork ribs." The marinade for each meat somewhat differs in the ingredients. Galbi is the Korean term for "rib" and has two types of cuts. One may notice that some Korean ... Full story

Corruption Warriors: Investigative journalists in the Arab world

Corruption Warriors: Investigative journalists in the Arab world - Middle East - Jerusalem Post - - - - - - - - - - -. - (function (a, d, o, r, i, c, u, p, w, m) { m = d.getElementsByTagName(o)[0], a[c] = a[c] || {}, a[c].trigger = a[c].trigger || function () { (a[c].trigger.arg = a[c].trigger.arg || []).push(arguments)}, a[c].on = a[c].on || function () {(a[c].on.arg = a[c].on.arg || []).push(arguments)}, a[c].off = a[c].off || function () ... Full story

Global M&A falls in Q3

After quarter-on-quarter gains in Q1 and Q2 this year, global M&A value took a tumble in Q3, registering the lowest quarterly total since Q1 2016 . Volume dropped to the lowest quarterly figure since Q3 2013 . There were 3,989 deals in the third quarter, totaling US$622.2 billion, a 16% drop in volume and a 36% drop in value from the previous quarter. Compared to the same period in 2018, the figures represent a 23% drop in volume and a 20% ... Full story

Around one-fifth of all animal species are involved in legal or illegal trade

Over 5,500 species of mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians are involved in animal trade, according to a new study. There are currently a total of 31,500 such species known, meaning that around 18% of all animals on earth are involved in trade. Image via Pixabay. That number is roughly 50% higher than previous estimates, the team explains. Legal and illegal wildlife trade is a multi-billion-dollar industry and recognized as one of the most ... Full story