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Trump says he ‘prepaid’ his taxes. So do millions of other Americans. Here’s what that may mean

Finance
President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden during the final presidential debate at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, on Oct. 22.Jim Watson and Brendan Smialowski | AFP | Getty ImagesPresident Donald Trump isn't the only one who's "prepaid" his taxes. Millions of other Americans have, as well.At least that's the case if he meant paying quarterly estimated taxes, according tax experts.Talk of the president's income tax returns — and the $ 750 he reportedly paid in 2016 and 2017, per The New York Times — made its way onto the stage Thursday night during his final debate against Democratic candidate Joe Biden."I asked them a week ago," Trump said, referring to his accountants. "I said, 'What did I pay?' They said, 'Sir, you prepaid tens of millions of dol

Mexico rights agency says migrants held without light, water

World
Mexico's National Human Rights Commission says migrants are being held at some government facilities without proper sanitary measures, with migrants with COVID-19 mixed in with those without symptomsByThe Associated PressOctober 23, 2020, 9:35 PM• 1 min readMEXICO CITY -- Mexico’s National Human Rights Commission said Friday that some migrants are being held at some government facilities without proper sanitary measures, with migrants with COVID-19 mixed in with some without symptoms.The governmental commission said one facility in southern Chiapas state lacked enough face masks and hand gel, and said social distancing measures are not being followed.It said some Central Americans are being held at another improvised facility that doesn’t have electrical service or running water.There, 19
Lockdown made life worse for two in five children, NHS report says

Lockdown made life worse for two in five children, NHS report says

Health
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Contract of insurance is of utmost good faith, says Supreme Court

Contract of insurance is of utmost good faith, says Supreme Court

Finance
NEW DELHI: A contract of insurance is of “utmost good faith” and a proposer who seeks to obtain life insurance policy is duty bound to disclose all material facts bearing upon the issue, the Supreme Court has said. The apex court said this while setting aside the March this year verdict of the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) which had dismissed the plea of an insurance firm against the order asking it to pay full death claim along with interest to the mother of the deceased. A bench headed by Justice D Y Chandrachud noted that the proposal form requires a specific disclosure of pre-existing ailments, so as to enable the insurer to arrive at a considered decision based on the actuarial risk. “A contract of insurance is one of utmost good faith. A proposer who seeks t
Opioid use increases risk of death in older adults after outpatient surgery, study says

Opioid use increases risk of death in older adults after outpatient surgery, study says

Health
Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Older adults who used opioid pain medications before minor surgery were up to 68% more likely to die within 90 days of the procedure compared with those who never used the drugs, an analysis published Wednesday by JAMA Surgery found. Even among people older than 65 who had low levels of opioid use as long as eight months before surgery, about 55 people per 10,000 in the general population died within 90 days of having a procedure, the data showed. Advertisement Older adults who had not used opioid pain drugs prior to surgery died at a rate of just over 40 per 10,000 in the general population within 90 days of having a minor procedure, the researchers said. "People who have preoperative exposure to opioids have a higher risk of mortality after outpatient surgery," study co...