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Senior NATO General Says Alliance Working on Modernization, Efficiencies

Gen. Denis Mercier said parts of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization were obsolete, following recent critiques of the alliance from U.S. President-elect Donald Trump......»»

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Executives in Davos Are Upbeat

With markets improving and a pro-business administration poised to take over in Washington, the mood among global corporate and financial leaders at the annual Davos powwow is upbeat, despite the surge of antiglobal sentiment......»»

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Suspect in Istanbul Nightclub Attack Trained in Afghanistan

The gunman apprehended for allegedly opening fire at a fancy Istanbul night spot early on New Year’s Day, killing 39 people, received training in Afghanistan before arriving in Turkey, according to a Turkish official......»»

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Putin Rejects Trump Dossier Allegations

The Russian leader denies his country’s intelligence services would have collected compromising information on the real-estate magnate during visits to Moscow......»»

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China Goes Food Shopping---to Russia

‘Everything that can be consumed by a human being in China is something they’re interested in,’ an official in eastern Russia says of the clamor by its neighbor for Russian food products......»»

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German Court Decides Against Ban of Neo-Nazi Party

Germany’s top court Tuesday rejected a bid to ban the extreme-right National Democratic Party, arguing that while the party resembles Adolf Hitler’s Nazi party, it poses no serious threat to German democracy......»»

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China"s Xi Jinping Defends Globalization at Davos

Chinese President Xi Jinping offered a full-throated defense of economic globalization at a time of global uncertainty fueled by Britain’s decision to leave the EU and the U.S. election victory of Donald Trump......»»

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A Trade War With China Could Lead to Armed Conflict

Provocations by President-elect Trump over commerce and territory could escalate into armed conflict between Washington and Beijing......»»

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Islamic State Gains in Remote Syria Outpost

Islamic State forces cut in half the last Syrian government enclave in an oil-rich eastern province, pro-government media and opposition activists said Tuesday, putting new pressure on the regime after the terror group suffered setbacks elsewhere......»»

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Translating Trump to the Global Elite

Anthony Scaramucci—hedge-fund showman, conference organizer, Trump confidant—is a Davos habitué. This year, he is also the new administration’s ambassador to the global elite......»»

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Bayer Will Keep Monsanto Jobs in U.S., Trump Team Says

Bayer AG will maintain Monsanto Co.’s entire U.S. workforce after the German chemicals giant’s planned acquisition of the U.S. agrochemical group, a spokesman for President-elect Trump said Tuesday......»»

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Investors Try to Tap Into the Next Craigslist, Regardless of Earnings

The two leading contenders offering app-based classified listings, Letgo and OfferUp, have raised some $300 million in the past six months, despite generating virtually zero revenue......»»

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Women Make Gains Toward Winning CEO Job

Women represent the strongest internal contenders for the corner office at a small but growing number of major U.S. companies. Their ultimate success could produce an unprecedented number of female chief executives......»»

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Wal-Mart Touts Plan to Create U.S. Jobs, in Nod to Trump

America’s largest retailer said it plans to create about 10,000 U.S. jobs this year, touting job growth in the country ahead of Donald Trump’s inauguration......»»

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Businesses Push Trump to Salvage Pacific Trade Pact

Business and agricultural groups are lobbying Trump transition officials to rework and even rename a Pacific trade deal that would knit together the U.S. and Asian countries, despite Mr. Trump’s plan to scrap the agreement......»»

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Trump Is "Last Great Hope for Globalism," Adviser Says in Davos

Trump adviser Anthony Scaramucci said the president-elect would renegotiate America’s relationship with NATO and its trade relationship with China, in hopes of benefiting the American middle class......»»

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Trump, Boeing CEO Discuss Air Force One Requirements

Boeing Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg said after a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump that they discussed simplifying the requirements for the new planes that would serve as Air Force One......»»

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Three New Predictions for Automation and Jobs

Despite claims that robots are coming for our jobs, only 5% of all occupations are at risk of being entirely automated, according to a new report from the McKinsey Global Institute......»»

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Exxon Mobil Expands Permian Basin Footprint

Exxon Mobil is the latest company to expand in Texas’ red-hot Permian basin, announcing a deal Tuesday to buy companies owned by the Bass family for $5.6 billion in stock and up to $1 billion in additional payments......»»

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Mattel Names New CEO, Picking Google"s Giorgiadis

Mattel Inc. named Google executive Margaret Georgiadis as its next chief executive, bringing an outsider to replace Christopher Sinclair atop the biggest U.S. toy company......»»

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