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Apple's $14.5 billion tax bill, when "publish or perish" runs afoul of the law and a conversation with Delta's new CEO. Plus: the third and final entry in our series about Florida's prison problem. When the state is short corrections officers, and can't retain the ones they have, what happens to inmates? 

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Why faded stars are eager to take a chance on dance

Aug 30, 2016
"Dancing With Stars" is a hit that thrives on reviving star fortunes.
ABC's 'Dancing With The Stars' Season Finale was hosted by The Grove on November 24, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. This year, season 23 will feature Amber Rose, Ryan Lochte and Rick Perry, among others.
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EU orders Apple to pay billions of dollars in back taxes

Aug 30, 2016
Apple got a massive bill for back taxes on Tuesday. The European Commission ordered the tech giant to pay back over $14 billion to Ireland, where Apple has its European headquarters. Apple, and the U.S. government, reacted angrily to the demand. The U.S. Department of Treasury has already accused EU officials of unfairly targeting large […]
People walk past a computer shop selling Apple products in Cork city centre, southern Ireland.
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Delta Air Lines CEO talks power outages, TSA lines and 'being Delta'

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Ed Bastian took over Delta's corner office earlier this year. He's already had his hands full.
Ed Bastian, CEO of Delta Airlines.
Delta Airlines

Correction officers shortage: a danger to inmates?

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Florida's shortage means delayed showers, cancelled classes and increased violence.
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FTC sues academic publisher for deceptive practices

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Lawsuit say OMICS Group, Inc. failed to disclose steep publishing fees.
In light of the immense pressure to on academics to publish their research, many turn to predatory journals that have a price for publication. The FTC has charged the OMICS Group, Inc. with running such journals and obtaining hundreds or thousands of dollars from researchers.
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What could you buy with Apple's $14.5 billion in back taxes?

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A lot of beer, for one thing.
Pints of Guinness beer at the Guinness brewery on April 16, 2006 in Dublin, Ireland.
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Why Apple's Irish tax bill could cost the US

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The U.S. government complains the EU is targeting American firms for tax cases.
In 2013, Apple CEO Timothy Cook testified before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee about the company's offshore profit shifting and tax avoidance. Recently, The European Commission served Apple with a bill for back taxes over $14 billion owed to Ireland— a price that may be a direct financial cost to the U.S. 
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Apple’s $14.5 billion tax bill, when “publish or perish” runs afoul of the law and a conversation with Delta’s new CEO. Plus: the third and final entry in our series about Florida’s prison problem. When the state is short corrections officers, and can’t retain the ones they have, what happens to inmates? 

Music from the episode

Money Pink Floyd
Been Around the World (feat. The Notorious B.I.G. & Mase) Diddy, The Family, The Notorious B.I.G., Mase
Bills LunchMoney Lewis
1977 Ana Tijoux