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After earlier confusion, filing requirements are waived and veterans will get stimulus checks automatically

After earlier confusion, filing requirements are waived and veterans will get stimulus checks automatically

Finance
Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin speaks with President Donald J. Trump and members of the coronavirus task force during a briefing in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic on Thursday, April 02, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images)The Washington PostAmericans generally are required to file a tax return in order to receive their money, which the IRS began issuing over the past several days. The IRS uses that information to determine the eligibility for and the size of the payments, which can total up to $ 1,200 per individual and $ 2,400 per married couple. But many veterans and their survivors who rely solely on government benefits, such as disability payments from Veterans Affairs, do not typically have to submit a&nbs...
Congress questions HHS chief Alex Azar on COVID-19 ‘confusion’

Congress questions HHS chief Alex Azar on COVID-19 ‘confusion’

Health
Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Members of Congress questioned Health and Human Services secretary Alex Azar Wednesday on what they say are mixed messages from the Trump administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about the danger the country faces from COVID-19. In separate budget hearings before two different congressional committees, Azar told members of Congress that spread of the novel coronavirus is contained at the moment -- comments that seem to contradict the CDC's warnings to prepare for a possible pandemic. "Confusion is the enemy of preparedness," U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, chair of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce's health subcommittee, said at the opening of Wednesday afternoon's hearing. "I believe the administration's lack of coordination for COVID-19 outbreak...
Baby Yoda GIFs are back after ‘confusion’ led to removal

Baby Yoda GIFs are back after ‘confusion’ led to removal

Technology
Baby Yoda GIFs are back after ‘confusion’ led to removalByThe Associated PressNovember 26, 2019, 7:14 PM1 min read People can send each other animations of Baby Yoda again. Giphy, a database of the mini-videos, had been removing animated GIF files of the Star Wars character from the new Disney Plus streaming series “The Mandalorian.” That led to speculation that Disney asked for this because of copyright concerns. But Giphy is blaming “confusion” in a statement. It says it conducted a review, and Baby Yoda GIFs are back and available to share. Giphy says it’s sorry to Disney for any inconvenience. Giphy declined to elaborate on why it removed the GIFs. Disney referred questions to Giphy. “The Mandalorian” is one of a handful of new series on Disney Plus, which launched two weeks ag
Paul ‘Chuckle’ Elliott forced to deny he’s dead following fan confusion after brother dies

Paul ‘Chuckle’ Elliott forced to deny he’s dead following fan confusion after brother dies

Entertainment
PAUL Elliott has spoken out following the death of his late brother, Jimmy Patton. R.I.P: Jimmy Patton has passed away (Pic: FACEBOOK/ JIMMY PATTON) It was confimed yesterday that Chuckle Brothers star Jimmy Patton had died at the age of 87.Jimmy's death came a year after sibling Barry died.The news was confirmed on the Chuckle Brothers official Facebook page.An official statement read: "I just thought I’d let you know that the Chuckle Brothers older Brother Jimmy Patton has sadly passed away. ‘Jimmy was a big part of Chucklevision and the stage shows where he played the character No Slacking. RIP Jim Lad. And No Slacking." Related Articles Chuckle Brother Paul Elliott broke his silence over the news with a well-timed joke.The bereaved comedian, who has lost two of his brothers in the