President Barry Obama has called for global tax officials to implement new regulations that require companies to pay taxes in the countries that generate income. Accordingly, firms could not base their operations elsewhere to enjoy lower tax rates.
According to the BBC News, "Moves to tackle corporate tax avoidance on a global scale have been unveiled by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). is aimed at multinational companies that shrink their tax bills by shifting their profits from one country to another."
BEIJING: Don't you hate it when your annoying friend or relative asks to borrow money from you? It's even more of a nuissance when somebody posing as you is claiming to borrow money allegedly on your behalf. Apparently, Tom McGregor of the Dallas Blog suffered from a hack attack and the criminals behind the scheme have sent emails to everyone on my contact list claiming that I got lost in Turkey and I need to borrow a few bucks to pay for a plane ticket home. I had to post this message here, because after changing my password I still could not email anyone to warn them about the message.
My new email address:
Apparently, not all illegal immigrants living in New York are "Ready for Hillary." Amnesty acitivists were protesting at a fundraiser for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and they were beaten up by her 'emergency response' security team.
According to the Houston Chronicle, "Immigration activists disrupted a speech by Hillary Clinton on Tuesday evening at an event in New York City to benefit groups advocating on behalf of programs and legislation to support first responders and workers affected by the September 11th attacks."
Senate Democrats are pushing for legislation that would dramatically halt coal mining in the USA.
The Houston Chronicle reports that, "A U.S. senator said Tuesday he will ask fellow lawmakers to halt coal sales on federal lands in the West after a senior Obama administration official declined to suspend the troubled government program."
A Professor of Islam at Oxford University, Taj Hargey, argues that the Prophet Mohammed forbids Muslims from eating pork, but he insists that those who pray to Allah can get a gay marriage. Nevertheless, Muslim militants disagree and have issued a fatwa to declare jihad against pro-LGBT mosques.
The Daily Telegraph of London reports that, "A Muslim academic is vowing to push ahead with the launch of his woman and gay-friendly mosque in South Africa, despite receiving death threats. Taj Hargey, director of the Muslim Educational Centre of Oxford, a group of "forward thinking" Muslims, said his Open Mosque will welcome all genders, religions and sexual orientations when it opens in Wynberg, a Cape Town suburb, on Friday."
A Belgium court has ruled that every condemned prisoner has a human right to request the death penalty.
"According to the BBC News, A Belgian man serving a life sentence for rape and murder will be allowed to have doctors end his life, after a landmark ruling. Unable to control his violent sexual urges, Frank Van Den Bleeken, who is 50, argued he would never be freed."
Medical malpractice attorneys are anxiously awaiting the launch of Apple Watch, since the device claims to offer diagnosis and treatment advice for users. A misdiagnosis and/or wrong treatment could lead to mega bucks lawsuits against Apple Corp.
NewsMax reports that, "Apple Inc. faces questions by Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen over privacy protections for users of the company’s watch, which includes features such as health tracking, unveiled last week as part of its lineup of new products."
Trailer Park mayhem ensued as Samuel Everett Toomey went hog wild last Sunday by shooting and killing three adults and wounding a child in Corpus Christi.
According to the Houston Chronicle, "A 63-year-old man was arrested after three people were killed and a child injured in a shooting at a trailer park in South Texas, according to police. is charged with capital murder and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. He was being held at the Nueces County jail on $3.1 million bond."
CNN is promoting a new marketing scheme to boost TV ratings by shocking American viewers. CNN TV host Piers Morgan is calling for the United States of America to shed its prized independence and return under British sovereignty.
CNN reports that, "I realize that Americans fought a bloody war of independence from England in the late 1700s, but our rifts have healed over the past 240 years. In 2013, the that England topped America's list of favorite nations, in a near-tie with our beloved northern neighbor, Canada."
BEIJING: The Chinese government continues to show more signs of reversing free market reforms.
China Radio International reports that, "Shanghai authorities announced Monday that Dai Haibo no longer serves as Communist Party chief and executive deputy director of the administrative committee of the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ)."