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President Donald Trump shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a meeting at the World Economic Forum, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, in Davos. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 25, 2018 - 11:44 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — President Donald Trump threatened Thursday to withhold aid money from the Palestinians until they return to peace talks with Israel as he sat down with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the sidelines of an economic summit in Switzerland. Trump's decision last...
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Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank, ECB, attends a press conference in the ECB headquarter in Frankfurt, Germany, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. (Arne Dedert/dpa via AP)
January 25, 2018 - 11:28 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Europe's top economic official has cautioned the U.S. and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin about talking down the dollar's exchange rate, which helps U.S. exporters but could make life harder for Europe and other trade partners. European Central Bank President Mario...
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U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he arrives during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
January 25, 2018 - 10:54 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 4:50 p.m. South Korea says there's mounting evidence that sanctions against North Korea are having an effect, with trade across the Chinese border with the north now virtually "frozen up." The...
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U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he arrives during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
January 25, 2018 - 10:48 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 4:45 p.m. South Korea says it will refer a dispute with the U.S. administration of President Donald Trump over tariffs on solar panels and washing machines to the World Trade Organization. But...
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U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he arrives during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
January 25, 2018 - 10:17 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's attendance at the World Economic Forum (all times local): 4:15 p.m. President Donald Trump says the Palestinians must return to peace talks with Israel to receive U.S. aid money. Trump's decision last year to recognize Jerusalem as...
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President Donald Trump meets with British Prime Minister Theresa May at the World Economic Forum, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, in Davos, Switzerland. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 25, 2018 - 10:07 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May sought to reaffirm her country's central role in world affairs on Thursday, when she delivered a speech to the World Economic Forum and met with President Donald Trump to dispel any perceptions of tensions between them. May came to the...
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Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank, ECB, attends a press conference in the ECB headquarter in Frankfurt, Germany, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. (Arne Dedert/dpa via AP)
January 25, 2018 - 9:59 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the European Central Bank's monetary policy meeting (all times local): 4:00 p.m. European Central Bank head Mario Draghi is pushing back against statements by U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin that a weaker dollar benefits the U.S. Draghi was asked about...
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President Donald Trump meets with British Prime Minister Theresa May at the World Economic Forum, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, in Davos, Switzerland. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 25, 2018 - 9:56 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — President Donald Trump said the U.S. and U.K. "are very much joined at the hip" as he sat down with British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. "We're on the same wavelength in I think every respect," said Trump, trying...
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U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he arrives during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
January 25, 2018 - 9:24 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 3:20 p.m. One way to get President Donald Trump to stop and talk at the World Economic Forum: wield a book about him. On his way into the World Economic Forum, Trump stopped and talked for...
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In this photo released by CAMPAX campaign organization, a banner with the inscription "Trump not welcome!" is hanging in a rock face of the Ellhorn mountain near Sargans, Switzerland, on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. The campaign organization Campax is protesting against US President Trump's visit to Switzerland. (Antonio Pante/Campax/Keystone via AP)
January 25, 2018 - 9:00 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 3:00 p.m. Activists have hung a large banner reading "Trump not welcome!" on the side of a Swiss mountain to coincide with the arrival of the U.S. president. Swiss group Campax said Thursday...
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