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Will Ivana help Donald Trump with tax breaks from beyond the grave? | Donald Trump

When Ivana Trump, Donald Trump’s first wife, was buried last month near the first hole of Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, few immediately guessed that her grave’s location might also serve her ex-husband’s long-held tax planning purposes. Tax code in New Jersey exempts cemetery land from all taxes, rates, and assessments – […]

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Latest Technology

UNOS transplant network depends on out-of-date technology

Comment on this story Comment The system for getting donated kidneys, livers and hearts to desperately ill patients relies on out-of-date technology that has crashed for hours at a time and has never been audited by federal officials for security weaknesses or other serious flaws, according to a confidential government review obtained by The Washington […]

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Web Technology

Gen Z uses TikTok like Google, upsetting the old internet order

Google is for search. TikTok is for entertainment. At least that’s how it used to be. But for the rising generation of teens and young adults, TikTok is becoming the place to find information, taking on the functions of established internet giants. The service, which boasts more than a billion users, is more than just […]

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Informational

Santa Monica nurses to hold an informational picket to demand safe patient care

Registered nurses at Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, Calif., will hold an informational picket on Monday, Aug. 1, to protest the administration’s refusal to address chronic short staffing, which jeopardizes patient safety, announced California Nurses Association/National Nurses United (CNA/NNU). The Saint John’s nurses notified their employer on July 19 that they would […]

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Biden tests positive for Covid only days after testing negative | Joe Biden

Joe Biden has tested positive for Covid-19 only days after testing negative and having apparently largely shrugged off an infection with the virus, the White House physician said in a statement. The president had contracted Covid and apparently recovered. But Biden had been taking the medication Paxlovid, which has reported numerous cases of effectively reducing […]

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General

Homeland Security watchdog halted plan to recover Secret Service texts

Comment on this story Comment The Department of Homeland Security’s chief watchdog scrapped its investigative team’s effort to collect agency phones to try to recover deleted Secret Service texts this year, according to four people with knowledge of the decision and internal records reviewed by The Washington Post. In early February, after learning that the […]

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Latest Technology

DOE Announces First Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Loan in More than a Decade

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Loan Programs Office (LPO) today announced it closed a $102.1 million loan to Syrah Technologies LLC for the expansion of its Syrah Vidalia Facility—a processingfacility that produces graphite-based active anode material (AAM), a critical material used in lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles (EVs) and other clean energy […]

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Web Technology

This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through July 30)

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE DeepMind Has Predicted the Structure of Almost Every Protein Known to ScienceMelissa Heikkilä | MIT Technology Review“From today, the Alphabet-owned AI lab is offering its database of over 200 million proteins to anyone for free. …The update includes structures for ‘plants, bacteria, animals, and many, many other organisms, opening up huge opportunities for […]

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Informational

Informational meetings scheduled for proposed carbon pipeline through Bremer, Buchanan counties | Political News

Public informational meetings have been scheduled next month to discuss a private enterprise’s proposal to build and operate 1,300 miles of carbon capture and sequestration pipeline. The Navigator Heartland Greenway will end up passing through Bremer, Buchanan and other nearby counties, but not Black Hawk, according to filings with the Iowa Utilities Board.  According to […]

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