The creation myth of the billionaire businessman Donald Trump just imploded

“By age 3, Mr. Trump was earning $200,000 a year in today’s dollars from his father’s empire. He was a millionaire by age 8. By the time he was 17, his father had given him part ownership of a 52-unit apartment building. Soon after Mr. Trump graduated from college, he was receiving the equivalent of […]

Toyota says it won’t expand further in India, blames ‘we don’t want you’ taxes

Toyota Motor Corp. won’t expand further in India due to the country’s high tax regime, a blow for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who’s trying to lure global companies to offset the deep economic malaise brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.The government keeps taxes on cars and motorbikes so high that companies find it hard to […]

Across Europe disillusioned voters turn to outsiders for solutions

On the right, the opposition UMP has been meandering from disaster to disaster. The party has been without a clear leader since shortly after Sarkozy lost his 2012 re-election battle. His prime minister, the anglophile François Fillon, and the young rightwing UMP leader Jean-François Copé went head to head over who should run the party, […]

Trump says he downplayed coronavirus threat

**Want FOX News Halftime Report in your inbox every day? Sign up here.**On the roster: Trump says he downplayed coronavirus threat – I’ll Tell You What: Be of good cheer – Unrest doesn’t disrupt Biden’s Wisconsin advantage – Trump fundraising lags Biden by more than 40 percent – The allure of Appalachian foie grasTRUMP SAYS […]

Businesses with turnover over Rs 2 crore can now start filing GST audit reports for FY18

GST audit reports for fiscal 2017-18 as GST Network (GSTN) has made its format available on its portal. The audit report for 2017-18, the first year of the goods and services tax (GST) implementation, is to be filed by June 30. The ministry on December 31, 2018, notified the annual returns forms GSTR-9, GSTR-9A and […]

Families fear service-dog nonprofit scammed them out of thousands of dollars

“I can only hope that by sharing our story and others sharing theirs, no one has to endure what we are going through,” said Kristin Summers, mother of a 15-year-old son who has frontal lobe deficits who raised nearly half of the $25,000 before she learned of their bankruptcy filing. “Our children depend on these working […]

The Hill’s Morning Report – Sponsored by National Industries for the Blind – Woodward book revelations rock Washington

INVITATION: The Hill Virtually Live hosts The Future of Education for a two-part event (at 11 a.m. examining innovations in K-12 and at 1:30 p.m. discussing higher education). Can this moment serve as a catalyst to address persistent divides and inequities? Featuring former University of Miami President and former Health and Human Services Secretary Rep. […]

Coronavirus: Lloyd’s faces £5bn pay-out for pandemic claims

More from Business Coronavirus costs of £155m take gloss off profits at Morrisons Brexit: EU demands UK scraps plans to override parts of withdrawal agreement by end of the month Coronavirus: Caffe Nero hires KPMG to negotiate high street rent cuts Coronavirus: British Airways owner scraps flights after ‘levelling off’ in bookings Revealed: Ex-Goldman bankers […]

Peter Thiel Met With The Racist Fringe As He Went All In On Trump

Palantir, Thiel’s main financial holding, has thrived during Trump’s three and a half years in office, with revenue growing by 49% in the first six months of 2020 to more than $480 million compared to the same period last year. Led by CEO Alex Karp, who once said “it would be hard to make up […]

Rahaf and Hakeem: why has one refugee captured the world’s attention while another is left in jail?

Al-Araibi, while he also had a phone and was able to speak directly to journalists and send photos in the first days of his detention, did not attract the instant focus. Some media was far slower – particularly in Australia – to pick up on it, despite the story’s stronger links to the country than […]