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Sex, Lies, and Murder: GOP Candidate’s Former In-Law Goes Scorched Earth on Her

A wild feud between a rising GOP star and her late ex-husband’s mom erupted into public view on Wednesday when candidate Elizabeth Helgelien’s infuriated former mother-in-law accused the MAGA-centric Nevada politician of being a liar and an adulterer. Daniel Halseth, Christine Halseth’s son, was stabbed to death in 2021 by the couple’s teenage daughter, Sierra Halseth, and her boyfriend, Aaron Guerrero. The pair are now serving life sentences. In a scathing op-ed published Wednesday in The Nevada Globe, Halseth pleaded with Helgelien to drop out of the race for the state’s 3rd Congressional District “for my family’s sake, and out of respect for voters and the office she’s seeking.”

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Tax Collection: Good news, 4.9% jump in net direct collection, gross direct collection remained this much

Tax refunds worth Rs 3.33 lakh crore have been issued till March 15, 2024 in the financial year 2023-24. Direct Tax Collection: According to the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), the net direct tax collection has increased by 14.05% to Rs 18.95 lakh crore till March 15 in the financial year 2023-24. The last date to submit the file installment of advance tax for the financial year 2023-24 was March 15, 2024. There was a jump in gross tax collection In the current financial year, gross tax collection has increased by 13.5% to Rs 22.25 lakh crore. Net direct collection has increased by 14.05 to 18.95 lakh crore. Net advance collection has reached Rs 9.10 lakh crore. Whereas, if we talk about corporate tax, it has increased by 9.5% to Rs 10.97 lakh crore. Tax refunds worth Rs 3.33 lakh crore issued Income Tax Department said that Gross Personal Income Tax (with STT) has increased by 13.4% to Rs. 10.80 lakh crore. At the same time, till March 15, 2024, tax refunds worth Rs 3.33 lakh crore have been issued. The revised target of direct tax collection was Rs 19.45 lakh crore, in which 97% collection has been completed. This much amount is expected to be collected from net direct tax. According to the Income Tax Department, the net direct tax collection has reached 75% of the budget estimate. Rs 18.23 lakh crore is expected to be collected from direct tax in the current financial year. This includes personal income tax and corporate tax.

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US Marshals arrest fugitive mother accused of killing 5-year-old son, stuffing body into a suitcase in 2022

U.S. Marshals on Thursday arrested a woman accused of killing her 5-year-old son in 2022, and stuffing his body in a suitcase, officials said. Dejaune Anderson was arrested in Arcadia, California, in Los Angeles County, on a warrant issued out of Indiana, as she was attempting to board a train, Indiana State Police said in a release. She faces charges of murder, neglect of a dependent resulting in death and obstruction of justice, all felonies. Anderson was found after investigators received a tip from a “concerned citizen” that she was in California. CHICAGO SUITCASE KILLER WHO MURDERED MOM ON 5-STAR VACATION TO PARADISE WANTS CREDIT FOR TIME SERVED OVERSEAS “It’s a somber moment,” Indiana State Police Sgt. Carey Huls said. “We did know that this day was going to come, but to have it come at this time and to have her in custody, I’m just excited (for the detectives). “We’re all very excited, lifted up and buoyed by the fact that she’s behind bars and can be brought back to Indiana, so we can continue this trail for justice for Cairo.” The body of Cairo Jordan, 5, was found inside a suitcase in rural southern Indiana, around 35 miles northwest of Louisville, Kentucky, in April 2022. Authorities believe he was killed in Kentucky and his body was dumped in Indiana. An autopsy found that Cairo died from vomiting and diarrhea that led to dehydration, state police said. Another woman, Dawn Coleman, was arrested in October 2022. She is accused of helping Anderson dispose of Jordan’s body. FUGITIVE WANTED IN KILLING OF MASSACHUSETTS MOTHER, DAUGHTER TO BE EXTRADITED Coleman pleaded guilty to aiding, inducing or causing murder, neglect of a dependent resulting in death and obstruction of justice. She was sentenced to 30 years in prison with five years suspended on probation last year. A local resident found Cairo’s body in April 2022, a week after he was allegedly killed, while mushroom hunting in the heavily-wooded area. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP “A probable cause affidavit states that Coleman admitted to walking into a bedroom of the home where she witnessed Anderson lying on top of the child, who was face down on the bed with his face into the mattress,” Washington County Sheriff’s officials previously said in a statement. “She said Anderson asked her to help put Cairo in a trash bag and then into the suitcase.” Anderson will be taken back to Indiana. The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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Here’s the best spots in Dublin from US Ambassador Claire D. Cronin

On the eve of her third St. Patrick’s Day as the United States Ambassador to Ireland, Claire D. Cronin — a lawyer, arbitrator and former member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives — shared her favorite things to see and do in Dublin with The Post. The Phoenix Park The Phoenix is twice the size of Central Park and the largest public park in any capital city in Europe. I am privileged to live in the park at Deerfield, the US ambassador’s residence, which is across from the Áras an Uachtaráin, the Irish president’s residence. If you have a beautiful day, rent a bike and visit the Dublin Zoo, the Victorian kitchen garden, Farmleigh Estate and other attractions — you might even see some of the park’s famous deer! Its more than 400 fallow deer descend from a herd introduced in the 1660s. Kilmainham Gaol Every visitor to Ireland should book a tour at the Kilmainham Gaol Museum. From the 1798 rebellion to the 1916 Easter Rising and the devastation of the Irish Civil War (1922-23) — all of these events have a chapter in the story of Kilmainham Gaol. Americans may know Kilmainham from movies like “Michael Collins” and U2’s video for “A Celebration,” but Kilmainham is much more than that. It’s central to the Irish story.” Croke Park Croke Park is the temple of Gaelic games, Ireland’s national sports, which are played all over the world today. If the timing is right, catch a hurling or camogie game or a Gaelic football match. Take the Skyline Tour and see Dublin city from the very top of the stadium! ‘Listen Now Again’ Seamus Heaney Exhibition Seamus Heaney is one of the most significant poets of the 20th century. The National Library has an immersive experience that examines Heaney’s life and work. The exhibition is located at the historic Bank of Ireland building at College Green, which was the world’s first purpose-built parliament house. A walk by the sea One of the great pleasures of living in Dublin are the stunning coastal walks in easy reach of the city. Howth, a picturesque fishing village and port that I love to visit, is one of many villages that dot the coast of the Irish Sea and is only a 25-minute train ride from the city center. After your walk along the cliffs, you can stop in any of the small restaurants for a bite. A jump in the sea Full disclosure: I have never done this! However, Dubliners swear by daily sea swimming as the recipe for a long life, and there are many spots near Dublin where you can take a dip in the bracing water. James Joyce’s “Ulysses” opens at Dublin’s most famous swimming spot, the Forty Foot, in Sandycove. Brú na Bóinne (Newgrange) Ireland is chock full of Neolithic structures, but Brú na Bóinne, located less than an hour from Dublin, is one of the most beautifully preserved and includes a fantastic museum. Built approximately in 3200 BC — before the pyramids — these structures are among the most important Neolithic sites in the world and contain the largest collection of prehistoric art in western Europe. St. Stephen’s Green and Grafton Street Stroll around St. Stephen’s Green — one of Ireland’s oldest public parks situated in the city center — where you can enjoy Victorian-era paths and lawns or learn more about the 1916 Easter Rising from an outdoor exhibition about it. Next, head to Grafton Street, Dublin’s commercial hub where you can find innumerable shops, cafes and restaurants. There are some great little pubs on the side streets. The Book of Kells, Trinity College Dublin This is another can’t-miss Dublin attraction that I highly recommend to visitors. Trinity College Dublin holds the Book of Kells, a masterwork of Celtic art from the ninth century. While you are there, consider taking a guided tour of Trinity’s beautiful campus. National Gallery Located in the center of the city, the National Gallery of Ireland has a wonderful collection, including a recently discovered Caravaggio. Admission is free. Pub culture This recommendation goes without saying: when in Dublin, make sure to explore the renowned breweries, distilleries and iconic pubs. As for pubs, every Dubliner has a different opinion. Ask a local, or just wander in and take a seat.

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Till death do us part: Tas Lib law to oust quitters

Camera IconTasmanian Premier Jeremy Rockliff proposes to force MPs out of parliament if they quit their party. (Rob Blakers/AAP PHOTOS) Credit: AAP Till death do us part: Tas Lib law to oust quitters Luke CostinAAPMarch 17, 2024 8:32AM Topics Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail UsCopy the Link

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‘Cant say thank you enough:’ Justin Fields post farewell message to Chicago following trade

Find the latest coverage on Justin Fields’ trade from NBC Sports Chicago here. Justin Fields issued a heartfelt goodbye message to Chicagoans on Saturday shortly after the quarterback was traded to the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Bears traded Fields for a 2025 6th-round pick that goes to a 4th-round pick based on playtime, sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Minutes after the trade was revealed, the quarterback posted a message on X, the social media platform previously known as Twitter. He thanked the city of Chicago, the Bears’ organization and his fellow teammates. “Can’t say thank you enough to the city of Chicago for taking me in and embracing me,” he said, in part. “…But most of all thank you to my all my brothers that I played with. You all were the reason I attacked each day the way I did. I can’t thank you all enough for what y’all have meant to me over the last 3 years through the ups and downs. I wish each one of you nothing but success…” Fields ended the post saying he’s “ready for this next chapter!” The 25-year-old quarterback, who played three seasons in Chicago, has been rumored to be traded for most of the offseason. During his tenure in Chicago, Fields racked up 6,674 yards, 40 touchdowns and 30 interceptions in 40 games. The Bears drafted him with the No. 11 pick in the 2021 NFL draft after trading up to acquire him out of Ohio State.

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Play lord of the manor in these Irish castles, fantasy fortresses and heir-B&Bs

If you’ve ever dreamed that you’re an aristocrat languishing in your silk stockings, enjoying the ennui in your country pile, you’ve dreamed of Ashford Castle, an 800-year-old manor in County Mayo. It sits grandly on 350 vivid green acres, overlooking Lough Corrib, which empties into Galway Bay in the west of Ireland. Its turrets date back to 1228. But it’s best known for its 19th-century pedigree, as the former estate of the Guinness family. The Dublin brewers of the famous stout bought the estate in 1852, and used it as their hunting lodge, showing up all of twice a year. The family lorded over the then 26,000 acres for decades, mostly run by tenant farmers. But as the world changed, the estate dwindled until, in 1939, it was purchased to be run as a hotel, saving it from ruin. After a few changes of hands, in 2013, South African hotel op. Red Carnation Hotels is its current steward. They sunk an estimated $100 million into the purchase and total renovation of the estate and its 83 castle rooms. What that means for you, the visiting wannabe gentry, is the chance to swan up the graveled drive where liveried staff line up at the imposing stone steps. Inside, individually decorated bedrooms (from $509) feature velvet and silk, with luxurious bathrooms and views across the manicured lawn to the lake. Signature suites (from $2,308) are decorated and named with a nod to their patronage — past guests include Sen. Ted Kennedy and Pres. Ronald Reagan. (Oh, and Pierce Brosnan was married here). As tempting as it is to retire to your spacious room, you need to get out and do the whole country squire thing, so join the resident wolfhounds on a morning stroll or have a canter on a Connemara pony. Cycle to the quaint village of Conk, and after, play golf or tennis. Fish with the resident gillie, Frank Costello, a third-generation employee of the estate. The Guinness shooting experience will challenge your sniper skills on clay targets — but the highlight of the castle is the Falconry School. That’s a lot of fresh air. Never fear, there is a spa here, as well as a relaxing pool housed in a bronze and glass conservatory. The property has six restaurants and three bars in all, but its signature meals are served in the grand George V Dining Room, named for a visit from the prince of Wales in 1905. Resplendent in royal blue velvet emblazoned with the prince’s ostrich feather crest, it’s certainly fit for a king. Here, executive Chef Philippe Farineau gives innovative twists to traditional favorites. After eating like a royal, get plenty of rest: Tomorrow will be another busy day living a country squire’s life of leisure. It’s a crenelated conundrum: so many castles, so little time. The Irish countryside is littered with gorgeous old piles, whether romantic or imposing, sitting amid the rolling hills, and many have been converted from private use into five-star hotels. To help tell the difference, we’ve deep-dived into four of the most impressive, offering a handy guide to help choose which is the right one for you. Dromoland Castle Best for: History buffs tracing their family line. Quick craic: Just 15 minutes’ drive from Shannon Airport, this 97-room property sits amid 450 acres of parkland and is decorated like a medieval movie set. A multimillion-dollar makeover five years ago gave it velvet, pattern drapery and deep soaking tubs. Grab a cocktail in the octagonal bar, the family’s onetime library, and pack your clubs, too: The 18-holer here is a championship course, designed by Ron Kirby and JB Carr. Castle cachet: Rebuilt several times, most recently in the 19th century. Lord of the manor? The ancestral home of the O’Briens, who lived here for more than nine centuries before the cash-strapped Sir Donough bolstered his coffers by offering overnighters in the 1940s. Look for portraits of the fam throughout. Cracking detail: Come here to find your inner Irishman with the resident genealogist who can follow your family tree to plot trips to ancestral villages (from $525). Waterford Castle Best for: Private island pros who love design. Quick craic: Think of this as the castle world’s answer to a boutique hotel with just 19 rooms just outside Waterford, the charming city anchoring Ireland’s southeastern tip. It sits on its own private, 300-acre island. You can explore the property via clay pigeon shooting, archery and an 18-hole golf course. Best Insta-spot? The huge log fire in the entrance hall. Castle cachet: Portions date back to the 11th century, but it’s been rebuilt several times since then. Lord of the manor? This island was originally the Fitzgerald family seat, before becoming a hotel in the 1980s. It’s now owned by a wealthy local entrepreneur, Seamus Walsh.Cracking detail: Don’t miss the chance to amble round Waterford, whose tony Georgian architecture is a legacy of its one-time boom, In the 18th century, the worldwide frenzy for its namesake crystal made locals wealthy (from $239). Ballynahinch Castle Best for: Lovelorn romantics and foodies. Quick craic: Sitting on the Wild Atlantic Way, this Connemara castle has a dramatic backdrop: the Twelve Bens mountains. It’s a region where Irish language and culture remain prominent, a chance to truly immerse yourself in Celtic life. Come hungry, as there’s a salmon fishery on the site, and the head chef here is Danni Barry, an award-hogging talent who’s widely acknowledged as one of the country’s top talents. Her cooking is served up in a lavish room with Irish masterpieces by the likes of J.B. Yeats. Castle cachet: Originally built in the 14th century by the ruling O’Flaherty clan. Lord of the manor? Famous as the onetime home of His Highness the Maharaja Jam Sahib of Nawanagar, the first Indian to play test cricket. He holed up here, broken-hearted, after buying it in 1924 to indulge a passion for fly-fishing — and to be with the Irish woman he loved but was not allowed to marry. In 2015, Ireland’s richest man, Denis O’Brien, bought it. Cracking detail: Bring a copy of Seamus Heaney’s poetry to browse, and read “Ballynahinch Lake” while you’re here, one of his stand-out works (from $505). Adare Manor Best for: Top golfers. Quick craic: The 840-acre estate has seen a major infusion of investment over the last decade — an estimated $85 million, in fact. The funds upgraded the property, including the construction of a new wing. There’s a spa by La Mer, four restaurants (including a Michelin-starred Oak Room) plus an underground speakeasy-style bar. Beyond its signature golf, there’s falconry, and even the latest luxe hotel must-have, a padel court or two. Castle cachet: A mash-up of 17th- and 19th-century buildings, with a 21st-century extension. Lord of the manor? Horse racing billionaire J.P. McManus snapped it up in 2015. He’s the latest outsider to buyt it since the hard-up aristocrat, the earl of Dunraven and Mount-Earl sold his ancestral home in the early 1980s. Cracking detail: The golf is so good here, the Tom Fazio-designed course (another upgrade since its reopening in 2018) will host the Ryder Cup in 2027 (from $759).

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Oversaw the building of the John Cain Arena

After returning to London, he decided to try his luck in Australia not as a 10-pound Pom but on a self-financed, 100-pound fly/sail excursion ticket to Perth via Singapore (where he was subject to a compulsory haircut under the entrance rules of premier Lee Kwan Yu). He then hitchhiked across the Nullarbor to Sydney and on to Melbourne and began his career in the entertainment industry in the finance department of JC Williamson Theatres, then as assistant manager of the Comedy Theatre and later as tour manager (treasurer) for several Michael Edgley’s shows. He then moved to Perth as house manager of the Perth Entertainment Centre, then theatre manager of His Majesty’s Theatre and manager of Perth Entertainment Centre. In 1983, he returned to Melbourne as assistant director of the Olympic Park Trust responsible for the management of its Sports and Entertainment Centre, including the Glasshouse. In 1984, he was appointed general manager of the Sydney Entertainment Centre and after two years in that role he returned to Olympic Park as director of the Olympic Park Trust where he stayed until January 1997 when he was appointed to manage Stadium Australia in Sydney in the lead up to the Olympics. He returned to Melbourne six months later as the first CEO of the Melbourne and Olympic Park Trust which brought the Olympic Park and Flinders Park sports precincts on both sides of Swan Street under the control of the one authority – a position he held until his retirement in 2005. The foundations of the extraordinary sporting and entertainment complex that exists today was laid by Gareth and his team. During his time at the helm, he oversaw the construction and completion of the John Cain Arena, the growth in the entertainment content of the Sports and Entertainment Centre and then later the development of the Rod Laver Arena as the city’s premier indoor entertainment venue. It was the beginning of the precinct’s reputation as Melbourne’s centre for live events.

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New airline offering private jet experience for insanely low prices — earning them plenty of industry critics

An airline company is offering the private jet experience at business-class prices — and it’s earning them plenty of industry enemies. JSX, a Dallas-based carrier, is exploiting a loophole in US Federal Aviation Administration regulations that would allow the company to sell single-seat tickets for scheduled charter planes for affordable prices and much quicker security checks. “I spent months without sleep, just looking at all the rules, looking for ways why it couldn’t be done,” co-founder Alex Wilcox told Bloomberg. While charter planes are not subject to the same strenuous safety and security requirements as passenger planes with more than nine seats, FAA rules prevent them from specifying flight times or cities or selling single tickets. To overcome the stringent rules, the entrepreneur created two companies that would work together: one makes flight schedules and sells tickets while the second flies the plane on specified routes at set times and dates. The loophole also allows JSX to sell tickets at a much lower price point than private jet competitors. “Every single person we talked to said, ‘No, you can’t do it,” Wilcox recalled. “So we did it.” JSX has earned love and adoration from frequent fliers who can enjoy the luxury of skipping long Transportation Security Administration baggage-screening lines in place of bag swabs and weapon detectors. The extra free time allows travelers the chance to spend more time in the cities they’re exploring, or to attend extra meetings on a work trip, Bloomberg reported. That loophole, however, is what JSX’s competitors are targeting, claiming the company’s practices are unsafe. “If you’re going to be a scheduled carrier, whoever you are, follow the rules for a scheduled carrier,” Southwest Chief Executive Officer Bob Jordan said in an interview with Bloomberg. “We have decades of proof that accidents have significantly declined and safety has significantly improved. Just follow that standard.” Doug Parker, former American Airlines chairman and CEO, told the outlet that carriers like JSX should beef up their counter-terrorism rules and be required to meet post 9/11 standards, like scanning photo IDs, limiting liquids on board and removing shoes during screenings. “It’s a natural disaster waiting to happen,” he said. “We know terrorists have their eyes set on commercial aviation and we’re giving them a perfect opportunity.” The competitors’ complaints and JSX’s growing success may lead to federal changes that could bring down the company’s innovative business model. The FAA reviewed its rules for public charter carriers like JSX came “in light of recent high-volume operations” that “appear to be offered to the public as essentially indistinguishable from” commercial carriers. The “size, scope, frequency and complexity” of public charter operations like JSX has “grown significantly over the past 10 years,” the agency wrote in an August filing. Members of Congress and some pilots’ unions have also pushed for tightened security measures, but JSX hired a lobbyist in Washington to stand its ground. “When someone points a gun at you, you tend to hire bodyguards,” Wilcox said.

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