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With Trump out, Davos chief eyes fixing world architecture

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The founder of the World Economic Forum says U.S. President Donald Trump would have been an "interesting discussion partner" at its annual Davos event starting this week, but acknowledges that the partial... [Author: [email protected]]
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Action not words needed over biggest public health failure of our time: pneumonia | Larry Elliott

Global elite at Davos 2019 must do more than talk about real-world problemsDavos this year will be like Hamlet without the prince. Donald Trump was all set to be the star of the show for the second year running but has decided that giving a keynote address to a hall full of billionaires is politically problematical at a time when the US government is shut down.Emmanuel Macron is giving the World Economic Forum a miss for similar reasons. If you have been dubbed the president of the rich the last...
Tags: Health, Europe, Business, US, Economics, World news, Davos, Theresa May, Hamlet, Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron, Larry Elliott, Davos 2019


Democrats aren't buying Trump's shutdown-ending 'compromise'

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a bid to break the shutdown stalemate, President Donald Trump offered to extend temporary protections for young people brought to the U.S. illegally as children and those fleeing disaster zones in exchange for... [Author: [email protected]]
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Trump says trade deal with China 'could very well happen'

WASHINGTON (AP) — As trade talks between the U.S. and China move to Washington later this month, President Donald Trump is hopeful that the economic powers can find a way to end a costly tariff fight.Trump tells reporters that "we've... [Author: [email protected]]
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Trump says deal 'could very well happen' with China

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday there has been progress toward a trade deal with China, but denied that he was considering lifting tariffs on Chinese imports.
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Trump says a deal 'could very well happen' with China

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday progress is being made toward a trade deal with China and denied that he was considering lifting tariffs on Chinese products.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, Donald Trump, Trump


Pacific Rim trade bloc meets in Tokyo, prepping for growth

TOKYO (AP) — Trade ministers of a Pacific Rim trade bloc are meeting in Tokyo, gearing up to roll out and expand the market-opening initiative.The Pacific Rim free trade agreement, rejected by President Donald Trump after he took... [Author: [email protected]]
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Pacific Rim trade bloc meets in Tokyo, prepping for growth

TOKYO (AP) — Trade ministers of a Pacific Rim trade bloc are meeting in Tokyo, gearing up to roll out and expand the market-opening initiative. The Pacific Rim free trade agreement, rejected by President Donald Trump after he took office in 2017, took effect at the end of last year after Australia became the sixth […]
Tags: Business, News, Australia, Ap, Nation, Pacific Rim, Tokyo, Donald Trump, Nation & World


U.S. consumer sentiment at two-year low, manufacturing rebounds

U.S. consumer sentiment tumbled in early January to its lowest level since President Donald Trump was elected more than two years ago as an ongoing partial shutdown of the federal government and financial market volatility stoked fears of a sharp deceleration in economic growth.
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U.S. consumer morale at two-year low; factory output surges

U.S. consumer sentiment tumbled in early January to its lowest level since President Donald Trump's was elected more than two years ago as an ongoing partial shutdown of the federal government and financial market volatility stoked fears of a sharp deceleration in economic growth.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Donald Trump


How Apple went from a $1 trillion company to losing over 20% of its share price

Apple lost around $64 billion in market capitalization after warning that sales have slowed. Apple's stock has been falling for the past two months after they announced they would no longer report iPhone sales numbers. iPhone XR and XS demand has slowed according to some analysts. Apple's CEO Tim Cook attributed slowing sales partly to Donald Trump's trade war with China. Business Insider's Kif Leswing breaks down what's going on with Apple. For the past two months, Apple's stock price has bee...
Tags: Apple, China, Samsung, Trends, Tim Cook, Donald Trump, Apple Bloomberg, Kif Leswing


China lashes out at the US after Huawei got caught in a security firestorm that's getting worse by the day

Chinese tech giant Huawei is having a nightmare week. Huawei is reportedly facing a criminal investigation in the US over suspicions it stole trade secrets, lawmakers are trying to stifle the firm, and it is being blocked from helping build 5G networks. China is lashing out, accusing the US of "McCarthyism" and saying it is "using every possible state apparatus to suppress and block" Chinese tech firms. Reclusive CEO Ren Zhengfei said this week that Huawei has had "no serious security incident...
Tags: Google, Energy, UK, China, Germany, US, America, Trends, Pennsylvania, Rick Perry, New Zealand, University of Oxford, Donald Trump, Huawei, Doj, Wall Street Journal


Exclusive: Trump meets with Cabinet officials to revive infrastructure push - sources

U.S. President Donald Trump is reviving efforts to win approval for a significant infrastructure plan lasting up to 13 years, two people briefed on the matter said, as the administration seeks to bring a long-stalled campaign promise back to life.
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Trump-Deutsche Bank links in sights of U.S. House investigators

Democrats now in control of the U.S. House of Representatives are working out which House panels will take the lead in investigating President Donald Trump's business ties to Deutsche Bank, lawmakers and aides familiar with the plans told Reuters.
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Jack Dorsey says he doesn't care about 'looking bad' after a bizarre Huffington Post interview

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey did an interview with the Huffington Post, which was published on Thursday. The interviewer, Ashley Feinberg, characterised Dorsey's answers as "incredibly disorientating." Later on Twitter, Dorsey said he "doesn't care about looking bad." Jack Dorsey said on Twitter that he doesn't care about "looking bad" following a bizarre interview with the Huffington Post published on Thursday. Interviewer Ashley Feinberg challenged Dorsey on a number of subjects, such as harassm...
Tags: Twitter, Congress, Trends, Ted Cruz, Myanmar, Jack Dorsey, Donald Trump, Huffington Post, Dorsey, Trump, Feinberg, Will Oremus, Ashley Feinberg


10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Friday. Netflix's stock fell after a slight Q4 revenue miss and solid subscriber-growth numbers. The results came just days after Netflix unleashed its biggest price hike ever, which increased its most popular plan from $11 per month to $13 per month. Facebook is restructuring its augmented reality glasses division as it inches closer to launch. Facebook is moving hundreds of employees to a new product-focused augmented reality group as...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Cook, Instagram, Microsoft, US, San Francisco, Trends, Netflix, United States, Tim Cook, Jack Dorsey, Seattle, Donald Trump, Huffington Post


China, German promise closer financial cooperation

BEIJING (AP) — China and Germany promised Friday to open their markets wider to each other’s banks and insurers, giving Beijing a burst of positive trade news amid conflicts with Washington and Europe. The two sides affirmed support for a global trading system that other governments worry is threatened by President Donald Trump’s “America first” […]
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Trump cancels U.S. delegation to Davos forum: press secretary

President Donald Trump has cancelled his delegation's trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, next week due to the partial U.S. government shutdown, according to a statement released by Press Secretary Sarah Sanders on Thursday.
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25 years later, local leaders gather to share lessons learned after Northridge quake

When the Jan. 17 1994 Northridge earthquake shook his home, Cary Van Ausdall didn’t have much time to assess damage to his Santa Clarita house. Instead, as a Red Cross volunteer, he raced out assist residents impacted by the disaster. The 25th anniversary of the devastating earthquake, he said, is a reminder that the city should be prepared for the next big one. “Being prepared will get you an opportunity to sleep at night,” he said. Ausdall joined local leaders at California State University, N...
Tags: Business, News, California, Senate, Sport, Soccer, Red Cross, Local News, Donald Trump, Lucy Jones, Southern California, Trump, Northridge, Santa Clarita, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles City


The Latest: Giuliani: Trump didn't know about poll-rigging

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Michael Cohen's work with a tech firm to rig two online polls for Trump (all times local):3:20 p.m.Rudolph Giuliani says President Donald Trump "had no knowledge" of any effort to manipulate polling... [Author: [email protected]]
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Costco might launch its own streaming service for 'average Americans' to compete with Netflix and Amazon (COST)

Costco has discussed building a video-streaming service geared towards "average Americans," according to a CNBC report.  Mark Greenberg, a TV industry veteran, reportedly held talks with Costco about the streaming service. Greenberg was previously working with Walmart to create a similar service, but talks reportedly fell apart last year.  Amazon has used its streaming service to build customer loyalty, but critics say that the e-commerce giant and Netflix ignore conservative and Middle Americ...
Tags: Amazon, Trends, Walmart, Netflix, Jeff Bezos, Donald Trump, Costco, Wall Street Journal, Cnbc, Kroger, Denny, Greenberg, Middle America, Mark Greenberg, Obamas And Amazon, CNBC Costco


Trump denies Pelosi aircraft for planned trip abroad amid shutdown showdown

By MATTHEW LEE, CATHERINE LUCEY, ZEKE MILLER and LISA MASCARO WASHINGTON — It took President Donald Trump one day to flex his executive power back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, denying her an aircraft for a planned trip abroad in apparent response to her attempt to delay his State of Union address amid their government shutdown clash. The nation’s two most powerful leaders appeared to be engaged in a game of Constitutional one-upmanship, as negotiations to end the 4-week stalemate failed to pro...
Tags: Business, News, Washington, Mexico, Sport, Afghanistan, Soccer, House, Pentagon, Associated Press, State Department, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Trump, State, Ken Sweet


Cohen says he rigged online polls for Trump in 2014, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's estranged former lawyer acknowledged Thursday that he paid a technology company to rig Trump's standing in two online polls before the presidential campaign.Michael Cohen tweeted that "what... [Author: [email protected]]
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Herman Cain touts opportunity zones; gets heckled

Herman Cain, a business executive who ran for president in 2012 as a Republican, talked up “ opportunity zone ” investments at a Jan. 16 conference in New York, encouraging developers, investors, local officials and others in the audience to “ think bigger ” and go beyond just affordable housing. But Cain ’ s veering into more political topics rubbed one attendee the wrong way, leading to an awkward public exchange after the end of his remarks. Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, Congre...
Tags: New York, Congress, Washington, Trends, Funds, Donald Trump, Tom, Don, Cain, Herman Cain, New York City Council, University of Texas at Austin, Ocasio Cortez, Rep Alexandria Ocasio Cortez D New York, Thomas Lopez Pierre, Harlem Real Estate Fund LLC


US stocks move higher as health care and industrials rise

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are slightly higher Thursday as health care and industrial companies rise. Defense contractors are rising after President Donald Trump said the U.S. will develop a new space-based missile defense system.... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New York, Defense, US, Ap, Donald Trump


Cohen acknowledges rigging polls for Trump in 2014 and 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s estranged former lawyer is acknowledging that he paid a technology company to rig Trump’s standing in two online polls. Michael Cohen tweeted Thursday that “what I did was at the direction of and for the sole benefit of” Trump. Technology company owner John Gauger told The Wall Street […]
Tags: Business, New York, Technology, News, Ap, Nation, Donald Trump, Trump, Cohen, Michael Cohen, John Gauger, Trump Technology company


Macquarie raises $5 billion for North America infrastructure fund: Reuters

The investment arm of Australia’s Macquarie Group Ltd (MQG.AX) said on Thursday it has raised $5 billion for its latest fund to invest in infrastructure in North America. The fundraising underscores the private sector’s appetite to invest in U.S. infrastructure, which runs the gamut from toll roads to airports to oil fields, amid a dearth of federal and state infrastructure funding for many projects. Private equity fund managers raised a record $85 billion in 2018 for infrastructure, with more t...
Tags: Congress, Australia, America, Trends, United States, Funds, North America, Donald Trump, Trump, Reuters, Macquarie, Brookfield Asset Management, Blackstone Group LP BX N, Global Infrastructure Partners, Preqin, ASCE


The record-breaking government shutdown is putting the US at risk of a major cyberattack

Cybersecurity experts are warning that the US is at greater risk of attack during the record partial government shutdown. Thousands of workers who monitor the nation's defense systems are off work, and experts also worry that systems aren't being upgraded or repaired. Workers deemed essential are still in place, but the absence of so many others could still leave the US at risk. "In a stalemate over how best to secure America’s southern border, the Trump administration has endangered the integ...
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The record-breaking government shutdown is putting the US at risk of a major cyber attack

Cybersecurity experts are warning that the US is at greater risk of attack as the record partial government shutdown continues. Thousands of workers that monitor the nation's defense systems are off work, and experts also worry that systems aren't being upgraded or repaired. Essential workers are still in place, but the absence of so many staff still leads the US at risk. MIT's Technology Review said: "In a stalemate over how best to secure America’s southern border, the Trump administration h...
Tags: Apple, Review, Obama, North Korea, Cbs News, Stanford, White House, US, America, Trends, Cbs, Pentagon, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Scythe, Juniper Networks


Michael Cohen reportedly paid someone to run a Twitter account called @WomenForCohen that described him as a 'sex symbol'

The Wall Street Journal reported that Michael Cohen paid a small tech consultancy named RedFinch to create a Twitter account dedicated to him. @WomenForCohen describes President Trump's former lawyer as a "pit bull" and "sex symbol." Cohen also paid RedFinch to try to rig two online polls in 2014 and 2015, about business leaders and potential GOP candidates, in Trump's favor, The Journal said.  Cohen has since broken from Trump and is due to testify to Congress next month in what will likely b...
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