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DAVOS, Switzerland | Brazil’s nationalist leader to address Davos globalist crowd

DAVOS, Switzerland —Jan 22, 2019—Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will headline the first full day of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, with a speech to political and business leaders. The nationalist leader is attending an event that has long represented business’s interest in increasing ties across borders. But globalism is in retreat as populist … Continue reading DAVOS, Switzerland | Brazil’s nationalist leader to address Davos globalist crowd

PARIS | France’s Macron hosts 150 world business leaders

PARIS  — Jan 21, 2019—French President Emmanuel Macron is hosting 150 world business leaders in a bid to promote his pro-business agenda, as yellow vest protesters take to the streets against his economic policies. Macron wants to advocate for his measures aimed at attracting foreign investors, including tax changes, at the Monday evening business event … Continue reading PARIS | France’s Macron hosts 150 world business leaders

MEXICO CITY | Mexico launches plan to stimulate US border economy

MEXICO CITY — Jan 05, 2019— President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has launched an ambitious plan to stimulate economic activity on the Mexican side of the U.S.-Mexico border despite recent U.S. threats to close the border entirely. Mexico plans to slash income and corporate taxes to 20 percent from 30 percent for 43 municipalities in … Continue reading MEXICO CITY | Mexico launches plan to stimulate US border economy

NEW YORK | Wall Street’s Fearless Girl statue gets new place of honor

NEW YORK — The Fearless Girl is making her stand outside the very temple of American capitalism. The hands-on-her-hips statue that spent most of the past two years staring down Wall Street’s Charging Bull sculpture, becoming a spunky symbol of feminine empowerment, was unveiled Monday at her new permanent home, in front of the New … Continue reading NEW YORK | Wall Street’s Fearless Girl statue gets new place of honor

PARIS | The Latest: Unions wait to hear Macron’s plans for France

PARIS — The Latest on anti-government protests in France (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Union representatives say French President Emmanuel Macron gave no information about the measures he is going to announce in a televised address to the nation in the evening. Secretary general of the moderate workers union CFDT Laurent Berger said “we had … Continue reading PARIS | The Latest: Unions wait to hear Macron’s plans for France

DES MOINES, Iowa | Iowa GOP Rep. King denies associating with Nazi-linked group

DES MOINES, Iowa  — Republican congressman Steve King is rejecting accusations that he’s associated with an Austrian white supremacist group. Those claims have prompted condemnation from within his own party just days before Tuesday’s election. During a forum with Iowa business leaders Thursday, the eight-term Iowa congressman said a Washington Post story this month wrongly … Continue reading DES MOINES, Iowa | Iowa GOP Rep. King denies associating with Nazi-linked group

BISMARCK, N.D. | Recreational pot measure has high interest in North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D.  — Backers of legalizing marijuana in North Dakota have high hopes that voters will approve the drug’s use for anyone old enough to drink alcohol. But they could be in for a bummer because opponents have spent far more money against the proposal. Critics say it would mean big problems for law enforcement … Continue reading BISMARCK, N.D. | Recreational pot measure has high interest in North Dakota

Celebrities Go “Over the Edge” to Raise Funds for Homes 4 Families

  UNIVERSAL CITY, CALIF./ OCTOBER 08, 2018 (STL.News) Homes 4 Families took a unique approach to fundraising today and raised more than $100,000 to build homes for low-income veterans and their families. Six celebrities, veterans, business leaders, and LAPD SWAT Team members took part, rappelling 25 stories from the roof of the Universal Hilton Hotel … Continue reading Celebrities Go “Over the Edge” to Raise Funds for Homes 4 Families