Buenos Aires tax agency used drones to identify 200 mansions, 100 swimming pools not declared by their owners. The unmanned aircraft flew over exclusive neighborhood near Buenos Aires, took images of luxury houses on lots registered as empty. Owners of the properties told to pay hefty fines on tax evasion.
Electricity bills rose 4.4 per cent while the cost of coal for power stations fell 12 per cent, the statistics from the Department of Energy and Climate Change revealed. Coal and gas produce nearly three fifths of the UK's electricity,
Slovenia supports anti-terrorism, but it will not take part in military action against the Islamic State, Prime Minister Miro Cerar. Cerar was annoyed to learn that Slovenia is being made part of a U.S.-led anti-Islamic State coalition without being informed beforehand.
A U.S. District judge in Florida has denied Kashi’s (owned by Kellogg’s) bid to dismiss lawsuit advertising Kashi as ‘all natural. Lawsuit accuse Kellogg’s of putting ‘bioengineered, artificial, and synthetic ingredients’ in cereals, cereal bars, snacks, pizza, other products marked ‘all natural.”
Raptors’ first mission cost $79 million. That's more expensive than India's mission to Mars, which was successfully completed Wednesday at a cost of $74 million.
Barack Obama was elected President of the United States on the strength of one fact. As a US Senator in Illinois, he voted against George W. Bush’s war against Iraq. Had Obama not done that, he would never have attracted the attention necessary to become a serious candidate for the presidency.
Around 130 tractors blocked the RN12 highway for over two hours in Landerneau on Wednesday in the latest farmer protest against the Russian ban on EU food imports that was prompted by EU sanctions over Ukraine. Farmers set fire to potatoes, cauliflower, tyres and hay among other items
President Obama addressed the General Assembly during which he defended the U.S.-led military campaign in Iraq and Syria. RT's Anastasia Churkina has the details.
China ready to fully cover Russian demand for fruits, vegetables, pickled foods: Izvestia newspaper citing Zhang Qingwei, director: Department of Commerce of China's Shandong Province. China also interested in increasing imports of grain, rapeseed and honey from Russia.
The Dutch government has decided to send six F-16 fighter jets to Iraq to help the US-led international coalition in the fight against the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group, Deputy Prime Minister Lodewijk Asscher said Wednesday
Gas prices in Ukraine may quadruple if Naftogaz of Ukraine sets a unified price for all gas consumers, a company senior official said on Wednesday. Alexander Todiichuk, Naftogaz of Ukraine Deputy CEO, said this initiative had been supported by the Ukrainian Energy and Coal Industry Ministry.“This is a heavy blow, politicians trying to avoid it in view of elections this autumn as people’s discontent may affect this process,
Data breach at retailer Home Depot Inc led to fraudulent transactions across United States, draining cash from customer bank accounts; the Wall Street Journal. Criminals using stolen card information to buy prepaid cards, electronics and groceries. Home Depot confirmed its payment systems were breached, 56 million payment cards compromised in cyberattack at its stores.
The lawsuit, which seeks more than $40 billion from the US government, challenges the manner in which AIG was rescued. AIG shareholders argue that the moves violated their Fifth Amendment rights, in that their private property was taken for “public use, without just compensation.”
China will never support any sanctions against Russia and will never join them: Valentina Matviyenko, speaker of the Russian parliament’s upper house said, citing Chinese President Xi Jinping. Russia and China believe sanctions are illegal, ineffective and counterproductive, attempt “to exert pressure on sovereign states to change their position, weaken them and suppress their development.
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