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Signals from missing Argentine sub give hope for rescue effort

Signals from missing Argentine sub give hope for rescue effort

World
Seven signal pings believed to be from the submarine ARA San Juan, which has been missing since Wednesday when communications broke down, are giving Argentine officials hope that the crew can still be saved. Argentine Defense Minister Oscar Aguad tweeted out the news Saturday night, confirming that the 44 crew members may be able to be saved after receiving "7 signals from satellite calls that would have been from the San Juan submarine." Authorities said the calls were made on Saturday, and that the Defense Ministry is working with an American company to analyze the location the calls came from. "We are working arduously to locate it and we are transmitting our hopes to the families of the 44 crew members: that they may soon have them in their homes," he wrote. The Argentine Armada, ...
Senate tax bill strips NFL, other sports leagues from tax-exempt status

Senate tax bill strips NFL, other sports leagues from tax-exempt status

Finance
Professional sports leagues like the National Football League will not have tax-exempt status if the current version of the Senate tax bill goes through.Professional football leagues have been exempt from tax since 1966 under section 501(c)(6) of the tax code. The Internal Revenue Service has applied the exemption to all professional sports leagues.A proposal in the Senate bill would eliminate the tax-exempt status for professional sports leagues.That change comes amid strong criticism of the NFL and its tax status by President Donald Trump last month.Trump called for an end to "massive tax breaks" that the NFL received.TweetWhile the president called out the NFL as a tax-exempt non-profit, the league actuallygave up that position in 2015.At the time, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said ...
KKR seeks to log out from Aricent, its oldest investment in India

KKR seeks to log out from Aricent, its oldest investment in India

Finance
MUMBAI: US private equity giant KKR is in early talks with strategic and financial investors including American late-stage tech investor Silver Lake Partners and Accenture to sell its oldest India investment, Flextronics Software, now known as Aricent, for about $ 1.5 billion. KKR has mandated JP Morgan to run a formal process and the investment bank has reached out to French technology giant Capgemini to buy a controlling stake in the Santa Clara, California-based technology firm, multiple sources in the know told ET. The deal, if successful, will mark KKR’s exit from its oldest investment in an India-focused company. When contacted, KKR and Capgemini declined to comment. Accenture and Silver Lake did not return mails seeking comments till the time of going to press. Founded in 1991
This Clever Little Gadget Keeps Guacamole From Turning Brown

This Clever Little Gadget Keeps Guacamole From Turning Brown

Health
This article originally appeared on SouthernLiving.com.The horror of watching your delicious guacamole turn brown before your eyes is one we know all too well. But what if we told you there was a new product on the market that claims to prevent that frightful brown layer from forming?Guac-Lock is the brilliant name of an even more brilliant device that promises to keep your guacamole fresh for days by preventing oxidation, the pesky reaction responsible for the untimely death of countless party dips. It sounds like magic, but the mechanism is actually quite simple. Here’s how it works: the container that holds the guacamole sits on a base that removes oxygen with a simple push, creating an airtight seal. Voila! Homemade guac for days.This nifty little gadget, which does double duty as a se
American accused of tweeting about Zimbabwe president released from jail

American accused of tweeting about Zimbabwe president released from jail

World
Nov. 10 (UPI) -- An American citizen was released from a Zimbabwe jail on $ 1,000 bail Friday after her arrest last week for allegedly calling President Robert Mugabe a "sick and selfish man" on Twitter, her lawyer said.Martha O'Donovan, 25, was released from the Chikurubi maximum security prison outside the capital of Harare."She has been released to U.S. Embassy officials. That's all we can say," Kumbirai Mafunda, a spokesman for Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights, told CNN.Authorities arrested O'Donovan on Nov. 4 during a dawn raid at her Harare residence. Police confiscated her electronic devices, including her laptop.O'Donovan, who works for Magamba TV, a satirical comedy station, was charged with insulting the president and subversion, which carries a sentence of up to 20 years in pri...