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Budget 2014: Guardian readers have their say on reducing the deficit

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Dr. Dre Celebrates Becoming a Billionaire In Future Heineken Commercial

You hardly ever get acquisition updates from World Star Hip Hop, but the blog just posted this video of Dr. Dre and Tyrese confirming Apple’s $3.2 billion deal with Beats over some Heinekens.Read more…

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The 5 Stages of Bitcoin Grief

Earlier this week, the IRS announced plans to treat Bitcoin as property and not currency. That means Bitcoin will be subject to capital gains tax, a wrinkle that could derail the crypto-currency on its path to global domination. Why? Because as Kevin Roose explained when the ruling was handed down, if … More »

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The dreams of those agorist Bitcoiners who still hoped that their digital currency could evade the t

The dreams of those agorist Bitcoiners who still hoped that their digital currency could evade the taxman are finally dead. The IRS hath spoken. They will treat Bitcoins as property, which means self-employment and capital gains taxes may apply to your stash. Call an accountant for further details, folks.Read more…

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Chinese think tank keeps distance from damning Taiwan corruption report

<!– google_ad_section_start –> China’s leading public policy research institution has denied involvement in a recent study that pointed to rampant corruption in Taiwan. The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) was responding to earlier media reports that the Berlin-based corruption watchdog Transparency International had tasked a subsidiary of CASS to conduct a public opinion poll on corruption in Taiwan. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Taiwan legislators brawl during tax debate

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Fighting broke out in Taiwan’s parliament on Tuesday as legislators scuffled and threw coffee during a debate on whether a controversial capital gains tax on share trading should be revised less than a year after it was brought in. Discussions were brought to a virtual standstill after dozens of lawmakers from the ruling Kuomintang party clashed with opposition legislators as both groups tried to seize the chamber’s podium. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Shanghai property transactions hit 3-year high in March despite new curbs

<!– google_ad_section_start –> The total value of transactions in the city last month hit 1.54 million square metres (16.5m sq f), according to real estate services company E-House China. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Standard work hours ‘won’t cost more’in the long run

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Legislating standard working hours will not result in a rise in business costs in the long run as companies will look for ways to rearrange work flow in a more efficient manner, an expert with International Labour Organisation has said. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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China’s urbanisation drive leaves migrant workers out in the cold

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Twenty minutes’ drive from Shanghai’s glitzy financial district, dozens of migrant workers are preparing to abandon homes in old shipping containers, as one of the more unusual solutions to China’s housing shortage faces the wrecking ball. Cheap but crowded neighbourhoods are being cleared across China as part of a stepped-up “urbanisation” campaign by China’s new leaders. The country aims to spend an estimated US$6 trillion (HK$46.58 trillion) on infrastructure, including housing, as a projected 400 million people become urban residents over the next decade. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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US music producer, CD pioneer Phil Ramone dies at 79

<!– google_ad_section_start –> The New York Times reported that, although some media sources had said he was 72, public records and his family confirmed that Ramone was 79. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Egypt TV satirist Bassem Youssef faces arrest warrant

<!– google_ad_section_start –> The acceleration in legal action targeting protesters, activists and critics comes against a backdrop of continued unrest in the country. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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France: Al-Qaida-linked warlord Abou Zeid killed in combat with French troops in February

<!– google_ad_section_start –> PARIS (AP) — France: Al-Qaida-linked warlord Abou Zeid killed in combat with French troops in February. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Filipino militants free Australian hostage

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Al-Qaeda-linked militants in the southern Philippines on Saturday released an emaciated-looking Australian man near a coastal town where they kidnapped him for ransom 15 months ago. Warren Richard Rodwell was brought to police by residents of Pagadian city who saw him walking before dawn near the fishing port, where his abductors dropped him off, said local police chief Julius Munez. Rodwell “looked OK, just tired. But he looked like he lost a lot of weight,” Munez said. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Obama ending Mideast trip with tour of Petra

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Taking on the role of tourist, President Barack Obama walked through the winding, narrow pathways of Jordan’s fabled ancient city of Petra on Saturday, gazed up at soaring cliffs of reddish rock and described the landscape with a single word: “Amazing. “This is pretty spectacular,” he said, craning his neck to gaze up at the rock faces as he emerged from a narrow pathway into a sun-splashed plaza in front of the grand Treasury. The soaring facade is considered the masterpiece of the ancient city carved into the rose-red stone by the Nabataeans more than 2,000 years ago. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Pope prepares to meet Benedict XVI

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Pope Francis prepared to go face to face with his predecessor Benedict XVI on Saturday in a historic meeting between two men with very different styles but important core similarities. The Argentine pope was expected to take a helicopter from the Vatican landing at around later on Saturday at the papal residence of Castel Gandolfo near Rome where the “pope emeritus” has been living since his resignation last month. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Syria rebels to address Arab summit

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Syrian opposition leaders are to address an annual summit of the Arab League for the first time in Qatar on Tuesday, but the bloc’s members remain divided over whether to give them Damascus’s vacant seat. The Qatari hosts are vocal champions of the rebels fighting President Bashar al-Assad’s regime and said leaders of the armed opposition would definitely be joining Arab heads of state in Doha. But they did not specify whether the Syrian National Coalition would be given Syria’s seat which has been vacant since its suspension from the 22-member bloc in November 2011. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Gunmen storm Indonesia jail, kill 4 detainees

<!– google_ad_section_start –> A group of well-trained gunmen stormed an Indonesian jail on the main island of Java early on Saturday and executed four detainees accused of murdering a special forces soldier. At least 17 masked gunmen angry over the killing of a member of Indonesia’s elite military unit, known as Kopassus, allegedly by the four men detained in Yogyakarta’s Cebongan prison, broke into the jail, said local police chief Brigadier-General Sabar Rahardjo. The attackers tortured several guards and forced them to open the jail cell just after midnight Saturday. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Xi says Russia trip ‘far exceeds expectations’

<!– google_ad_section_start –> China’s new leader Xi Jinping said on Saturday his first foreign trip as president to Russia had exceeded his expectations and hailed the strong partnership between the two countries after signing numerous energy deals. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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