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Avicii: The superstar DJ behind some of the decade's biggest hits

Avicii: The superstar DJ behind some of the decade's biggest hits

Entertainment
Media playback is unsupported on your deviceThe death of Swedish DJ Avicii, whose supreme knack for uplifting, melodic pop-house hits made him one of the world's biggest dance producers, has left fans and fellow musicians in deep shock.He was just 28. He headlined arenas, notched up billions of streams and worked with some of the biggest names in music, but suffered health problems and struggled with life on the road.From the Swedish school of popBorn Tim Bergling in Stockholm in 1989, his mother is the actress Anki Liden, who starred in Lasse Hallstrom's Oscar-nominated film My Life as a Dog.He once said he was shaped by the Swedish pop sensibility. "We grow up singing great folk songs, so the sense of melody is good, and you grow up with that in you. I think it moulds everybody."But I al...
Here are some hidden tax benefits for seniors, caregivers

Here are some hidden tax benefits for seniors, caregivers

Finance
One huge expense awaiting a large percentage of Americans near the end of their lives is long-term care.Coming up with the money to pay for a nursing home, an assisted living facility or other such care isn't always easy. What many seniors and their families don't realize, however, is that there are tax deductions they can take advantage of that would give them extra money to help with long-term care expenses.There are also tax-advantaged ways they can exit out of a life insurance policy they don't need anymore, which could help them solve some of the financial challenges they face.More from Fixed Income Strategies:On a fixed income? Here's what to invest in, and notWhere the bonds are: The outlook for fixed incomeAnnuity illustrations aren't always what they seemSome of those potential ta...
In opioid epidemic, some cities strain to afford OD antidote

In opioid epidemic, some cities strain to afford OD antidote

Health
On a Baltimore street corner, public health workers hand out a life-saving overdose antidote to residents painfully familiar with the ravages of America's opioid epidemic. But the training wraps up quickly; all the naloxone inhalers are claimed within 20 minutes. "We could've easily handed out hundreds of doses today. But we only had 24 kits. That goes fast," said Kelleigh Eastman, a health department worker assisting the city's bluntly dubbed "Don't Die" anti-overdose campaign. Cities like Baltimore are feeling the financial squeeze as they rely on naloxone to try and counteract rising overdose rates. Some hard-hit communities across the country are struggling to pay for dosages even at reduced prices. With more overdoses driven by synthetic opioids like fentanyl and carfentanil — so pot
'Give us some love,' Sterling urges England fans

'Give us some love,' Sterling urges England fans

Sports
England forward Raheem Sterling has urged fans to "give love" to the team going into this summer's World Cup in Russia.They have three more warm-up games before the tournament, starting with Italy at Wembley on Tuesday, having beaten the Netherlands 1-0 on Friday.Sterling told BBC Radio 5 live: "I feel sometimes there is too much negativity."I would love to hear some positive notes coming in, just to let the boys know everyone is behind them."Football Daily podcast: 'Lack of world-class creative midfielder will hold England back'Euro Leagues Show: How are World Cup favourites looking?England were unbeaten as they topped their World Cup qualifying group, winning eight out of 10 matches, but their recent performances have not always impressed the supporters.Gareth Southgate's team, who face ...
First-come, first-served: Trump will let some student loan borrowers erase their debt

First-come, first-served: Trump will let some student loan borrowers erase their debt

Finance
As part of the new $ 1.3 trillion federal spending bill, Congress authorized a $ 350 million "fix" to fund a popular student loan forgiveness plan that many financial experts say is failing.If you thought or were told you didn't qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program because you were not enrolled in a qualifying repayment plan — typically an income-driven plan — the Department of Education might still let you erase your loans. Congress has allocated the DOE $ 350 million to offer forgiveness to student loan borrowers who meet all requirements for PSLF except that they were enrolled in graduated or extended repayment plans, which are ineligible for relief. To qualify, you'll still need to have a loan from the Direct program, have had made all of your payments in full and on