The Gulf of Naples is one of the most dangerous places in the world. Italy is home to some of the highest risk volcanoes on earth and experts agree that in this region in particular, an eruption could be imminent.
But it is impossible to predict when an eruption will take place, and exactly where it might happen. How can we protect the Gulf of Naples? How have people been living there for millennia, under constant threat of spectacularly destructive eruptions?
Both a historical and a scientific investigation, this film uses cutting-edge science along with spectacular aerial footage as it follows an international team of experts. These experts peer into the depths of these volcanoes, trying to prevent a future tragedy.
Together, the experts explore and model the complex geological process behind eruptions, in the hopes of predicting possible scenarios. It’s a race against time, in an attempt to protect millions of people living near these volcanoes.
Following a long legal battle and public debate, House Democrats released six years of former President Trump’s tax returns. Thousands of pages show his personal and business taxes from the years he ran for and served as president. Russ Buettner of The New York Times and former National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson joined Lisa Desjardins to discuss the documents.
Former US President Donald Trump’s tax returns have been released, ending a bitter six-year long battle to gain greater insights into his finances. The returns stretch from 2015 through 2020, covering Mr Trump’s candidacy and time in the White House. They give details of various entities through which he would have paid tax, including holdings companies and personal income. Responding to the release, Mr Trump’s camp warned that the disclosure would lead to the US political divide becoming “far worse”.
A committee in the US House of Representatives has voted to release six years of Donald Trump’s tax returns. The former president’s filings from 2015-2021 – when he was running for president and serving in the White House – will be made public. Mr Trump fought to keep the documents a secret. US presidents are not required by law to release their tax returns, but for decades they have done so voluntarily. It is unclear when the public will be able to view the documents, with one committee member estimating it would be “a few days”.
Thousands of pages of documents from the former president’s personal and business federal tax returns have been released and provide a complex web of raw data about Trump’s finances. A panel on CNN Inside Politics weighs in on the details.
A House committee has released six years of former President Trump’s tax returns. NBC News’ Garrett Haake reports on what we’ve learned, including that Trump paid relatively little in federal taxes from 2015 through the end of his term.
Dec. 30, 2022 | The U.S. House of Representatives releases former president Donald Trump’s tax returns. Controversial men’s rights social media influencer Andrew Tate is detained on human trafficking and rape charges. Plus, Britain’s sparkling wine industry is booming.
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