The Tax Filing Deadline Was Delayed to May 17, but Read the Fine Print

“They hear Tax Day is moved to May 17, so a lot of people will go to their preparer on April 30,” Mr. Stewart said. “Unfortunately, the first-quarter estimated payment is late.” The conference and other groups representing tax professionals had urged the government to postpone the estimated tax deadline as well. In congressional committee […]


North Dakota State’s Trey Lance to hold second pro day

North Dakota State quarterback Trey Lance has scheduled a second pro day on April 19, sources told ESPN’s Chris Mortensen. Lance held his first pro day in front of 30 NFL teams on March 12. Lance completed 58 of his 66 attempts during the workout, but didn’t participate in the other drills. Lance is not […]

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10 Interesting Facts About Prince Philip

The husband of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip the Duke of Edinburgh, on Friday passed away at the age of 99, said Buckingham Palace said. In a statement issued on behalf of the 94-year-old monarch, the palace said that the country’s longest-serving royal consort died peacefully at Windsor Castle on Friday morning. The Duke, […]


Why Investing in Fossil Fuels Is So Tricky

As concerns about climate change push the world economy toward a lower-carbon future, investing in oil may seem a risky bet. For the long term, that may be true. Yet for the moment, at least, oil and gas prices appear likely to continue to rise as the economy recovers from the pandemic-driven shutdown of millions […]


Xiaomi and Oppo Developing Their Own Smartphone Chips? Here’s What We Know So Far

Like Apple and Samsung, Xiaomi and Oppo are also reported to be working on developing their own smartphone chips, according to a report in DigiTimes. According to the new report, Xiaomi and Oppo will introduce their respective in-house sub-6GHz 5G chips between late 2021 and early 2022. It predicted that Chinese chipmaker Unisoc will also […]


How last week’s win might just lead Jordan Spieth to another this week at the Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. — The process is far from complete, with plenty of work to be done. The prolonged slump might be a thing of the past, but getting his game to the level of those bygone days is still the goal for Jordan Spieth. He’s on another leaderboard, this time at the Masters, and that […]

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A Bleak Forecast for Canada’s 600,000 Energy Industry Workers

We don’t know exactly what Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s deputy prime minister and finance minister, will present when she becomes the country’s first woman to deliver a federal budget later this month. But the Liberal government has made it abundantly clear that economic and employment recovery will be its broad theme. And with good reason — […]

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Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro attacks Supreme Court justice for Covid response probe

SAO PAULO: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday attacked Supreme Court Justice Luis Roberto Barroso after the judge ordered Congress to begin a probe of the federal government’s response to Covid. Bolsonaro criticized the request for the congressional probe to focus on the failures of the federal government in its Covid response. Brazil‘s daily Covid-19 […]


Out of Trump’s Shadow, World Bank President Embraces Climate Fight

Mr. Malpass has ingratiated himself with World Bank staff with his steady, low-key approach and congenial manner. He has also benefited from low expectations. But with three years left to go in his term, some development experts want to see more. Scott Morris, a senior fellow at the Center for Global Development, a Washington think […]


ESPN announcers now set for whole NCAA volleyball tournament after criticism of coverage

ESPN on Friday said all 47 matches in the Division 1 NCAA volleyball tournament will be live on one of its platforms and will include commentators. The company previously had planned to stream the first two rounds of the event on its digital platforms without play-by-play announcers or analysts, a setup that multiple coaches in […]