Tag: paying

Donald Trump denies paying North Korea $2M for Otto Warmbier’s care

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Friday that the U.S. did not pay $ 2 million to North Korea in 2017 to get American college student Otto Warmbier released from detention. Warmbier, a student at the University of Virginia, died in June 2017 shortly after he was flown home comatose after 17 months in captivity.…

Mystery couple paying for other people’s meals at Applebee’s

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Sep 29, 2017 , Last Updated: 12:44 PM ET Want a free meal? Head over to the Applebee’s in Washington, Pa., and you may be in luck. A mystery couple has been picking up the cheques for other customers at the southwestern Pennsylvania restaurant. KDKA-TV reports the couple has been doing it…

Paying off $30K in Debt and a Baby on the Way

Julia and John, both in their early 30s and living in Queens, are expecting their first child next spring and desperate for a financial audit to help them find ways to reduce debt and save up before embarking on parenthood. The good news: Julia loves her job as a special education teacher, earning $ 70,000…

GE workers paying price for decades of exposure to toxic chemicals: Report

Working conditions at General Electric’s Peterborough factory between 1945 and 2000 played a significant role in an “epidemic” of work-related illnesses among employees and retirees, according to a comprehensive study of chemical exposures at the plant. The 173-page report, to be released Thursday, confirms what the community has been saying for years and will be…

How to stop paying the Tax Man too much: Vaz-Oxlade

People are always telling me why they can’t save. In the next breath they tell me about the tax refund they’re getting. I ask, “Why would you give the government an interest-free loan? Are you cray-zee?” They say, “It’s like forced savings.” So what they’re really saying is that they can’t keep their sticky paws…