The Daily Populous

Tuesday May 18th, 2021 morning edition

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The average federal income tax rate is just over 14%.

Biden and his wife, Jill, a teacher, earned $607,336 last year while he was running for president.

Biden's predecessor, Donald Trump, declined to release his tax returns, a precedent that the new administration rejected.

They paid a rate of 36.7% on income of $1,695,225 and contributed $27,006 to charity.

Biden campaigned on the transparency of his personal finances, releasing 22 years' worth of tax filings ahead of the 2020 election.

IRS figures indicate that the average tax filer paid roughly $12,200 in 2017, about 16 times more than what the former president paid.

“You have not released a single solitary year of your tax returns,” Biden told Trump at one of their presidential debates. »

SCOTUS Rules Police Cannot Search Homes Without Warrants in the Name of 'Community Caretaking'

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The Supreme Court ruled at the time that police can conduct such warrantless searches if they are performing “community caretaking functions” in a “reasonable” manner.

Monday’s ruling, in the case Caniglia v. Strom, centered on whether that exception also justifies warrantless searches of homes.

His wife left and spent the night elsewhere, and after not being able to reach him the next day, called the police. »

Bombshell UFO Report: U.S. Military Encounters UFOs ‘Every Day’ That Far Exceed Its Tech, Capabilities

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The segment comes ahead of a report that the military is supposed to deliver an unclassified report to Congress by next month.

Elizondo on explanations for what people are witnessing: “In some cases there are simple explanations for what people are witnessing.

Ryan Graves, former Navy pilot Lieutenant, on how often the U.S. Military encounters UAPs on the East Coast: “Every day. »

Apple Music announces Spatial Audio and Lossless Audio

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“Apple Music is making its biggest advancement ever in sound quality,” said Oliver Schusser, Apple’s vice president of Apple Music and Beats.

Apple is bringing Spatial Audio with support for Dolby Atmos to Apple Music.

To start listening to Lossless Audio, subscribers using the latest version of Apple Music can turn it on in Settings > Music > Audio Quality. »

Israel thanks US for blocking UN statement calling for immediate ceasefire in Gaza

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Israel has thanked the US for blocking a United Nation’s Security Council statement calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza, and stressing the need to protect children and other civilians.

At least 212 people, including 61 children, have lots their lives in Gaza, and 10, including two children, in Israel.

The proposed statement called for an end to “the crisis related to Gaza” and the protection of civilians, especially children. »