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The Catholic Church in the US forked out $120 million to victims of sexual abuse at the hands of clergy and $30 million on pedophile prevention programs over 12 months, according to an annual report out Friday.

A shallow 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck the South Pacific off the coast of Fiji on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said, but it triggered no tsunami warnings.

A truck carrying millions of honey bees overturned on a freeway north of Seattle on Friday (April 17), creating a massive traffic jam as the swarming insects stung firefighters, officials said.

An ecological group on Saturday warned of toxic substances in plastic beach toys being sold in Manila's Quiapo district.

Despite the issues surrounding Makati Homeville, Vice President Jejomar Binay said on Friday that the city's relocation site in Calauan, Laguna is a model in the housing sector. 

A lotto bettor won P33.447 million on Friday evening after getting the jackpot of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office's Megalotto 6/45 draw.

  • United States Department of Treasury

    IMPORTANT: IRS: It’s Okay to be Clueless (but time is running out)

    July 8, 2014 • Announcements, Gallery, Headlines

    The United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently announced a tax amnesty program for Americans who live and work abroad. On June 18, the agency said that people who come forward and settle their US tax bills now will be liable for back taxes and interest — but will not be charged any penalties. Previously, [&hellip...

  • United States Department of Treasury

    IMPORTANT: IRS to waive penalties for some overseas accounts

    July 8, 2014 • Announcements, Gallery, Headlines

    By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER WASHINGTON (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service is offering to waive steep penalties for Americans living abroad who haven’t been paying their U.S. taxes. But there is a catch: You have to be able to show that you didn’t evade U.S. taxes on purpose. American citizens living abroad are required to file [&hellip...

  • United States Department of Treasury

    IMPORTANT: U.S. Taxpayers Residing Outside the United States

    July 8, 2014 • Announcements, Gallery, Headlines

    The following streamlined procedures are referred to as the Streamlined Foreign Offshore Procedures. Eligibility for the Streamlined Foreign Offshore Procedures In addition to having to meet the general eligibility criteria described above, individual U.S. taxpayers, or estates of individual U.S. taxpayers, seeking to use the Streamlined Foreign Offshore Procedures described in this section must:  (1) [&hellip...

  • United States Department of Treasury

    IMPORTANT: Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures

    July 8, 2014 • Announcements, Gallery, Headlines

    Purpose of the streamlined procedures:  The streamlined filing compliance procedures described below are available to taxpayers certifying that their failure to report foreign financial assets and pay all tax due in respect of those assets did not result from willful conduct on their part.  The streamlined procedures are designed to provide to taxpayers in such [&hellip...