Former MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden has died after being knocked off his bike in Italy. The 35-year-old had been taken to hospital in a serious condition with severe head and chest injuries, after the collision in Misano Adriatico, near Rimini on Wednesday afternoon. The Maurizio Bufalini Hospital announced today that he has died.
If you’re far behind on paying federal taxes, get ready to be muscled by private collection agencies. The IRS has hired four companies to go after long-delinquent taxpayers — often poor people — by using tactics forbidden to government employees who pursue unpaid taxes. The IRS’ own Taxpayer Advocate Service and other critics warn that private collectors often resort to deceptive methods, forcing people of little means to make choices that can be financially disastrous.