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Saturday July 15th, 2023 night edition

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IRS leaders said they collected $38 million in delinquent taxes from more than 175 high-income taxpayers in the past few months.

FILE - The exterior of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington on March 22, 2013.

Other plans are more ambitious, including exploring ways to create a government-operated electronic free-file tax return system, which is currently being piloted. »

Biden administration announces $39 billion in student debt relief following administrative fixes

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The Biden administration announced Friday that 804,000 borrowers will have their student debt wiped away, totaling $39 billion worth of debt, in the coming weeks due to fixes that more accurately count qualified monthly payments under existing income-driven repayment plans.

Since Biden took office, his administration has approved $116.6 billion in student debt relief for more than 3.4 million Americans, according to the Department of Education.

We’ll use every tool at our disposal to get you the student debt relief you need, and reach your dreams. »

Maryland Lottery player wins his fifth $50,000 prize of the year

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A Maryland man collected his fifth $50,000 prize from a Pick 5 lottery drawing so far this year.

Subscribe | UPI Odd Newsletter Subscribe July 13 (UPI) -- An especially lucky Maryland Lottery player collected his fifth $50,000 Pick 5 prize so far this year.

The Maryland Lottery said the 43-year-old Silver Spring man first visited Maryland Lottery headquarters in May to collect a total $200,000 from four identical tickets he purchased for the same Pick 5 drawing. »

U.S. Senate Committee passes resolution recognising Arunachal Pradesh as integral part of India

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Less than a month after the historic visit of Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi to the U.S., a Congressional Senatorial Committee has passed a resolution recognising Arunachal Pradesh as an integral part of India.

The resolution reaffirms that the United States recognises the McMahon Line as the international boundary between the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh.

Beijing routinely protests visits of top Indian leaders and officials to Arunachal Pradesh to reaffirm its claim. »