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Emmanuel Macron, President of France, gestures during a special address as part of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 24, 2018 - 1:00 pm
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos (all times local): 7:00 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron has called for greater European and international cooperation to make internet companies pay taxes in countries where they earn profits. Macron said in a speech at...
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Emmanuel Macron, President of France, addresses a plenary session during the 48th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. (Gian Ehrenzeller/Keystone via AP)
January 24, 2018 - 12:26 pm
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos (all times local): 6:25 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron says the European Union needs to reform itself this year to be able to compete with big powers like China and the United States. Macron said in a speech at the...
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Emmanuel Macron, President of France, addresses a plenary session during the 48th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. (Gian Ehrenzeller/Keystone via AP)
January 24, 2018 - 12:05 pm
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos (all times local): 6:05 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron says France will set up a 10 billion euro ($12.4 billion) fund to finance innovation and research. Macron said in a speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos,...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks to the audience during her special address as part of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 24, 2018 - 11:11 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Israel's prime minister has urged the German chancellor to support altering the Iran nuclear deal. Benjamin Netanyahu and Angela Merkel met Wednesday at the World Economic Forum in Davos,...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks to the audience during her special address as part of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 24, 2018 - 10:55 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu does not expect to discuss Jerusalem's status as his nation's capital with U.S. President Donald Trump when they meet Thursday, as the issue has "already...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks to the audience during her special address as part of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 24, 2018 - 9:14 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos (all times local): 3:15 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says right-wing populism in Europe is a "poison" that is driven by unresolved problems. In Germany, the nationalist, anti-migrant Alternative for Germany party won...
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Steven Mnuchin, United States Secretary of the Treasury, walks through the snow during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 24, 2018 - 9:10 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The United States is committed to free and fair trade while bracing itself for possible retaliation from China over new tariffs, top U.S. Cabinet members said Wednesday, ahead of a much-ballyhooed visit by President Donald Trump to the World Economic Forum in Davos,...
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King Felipe VI of Spain delivers a speech during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 24, 2018 - 8:55 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Spain's King Felipe VI says the recent Catalan push for independence was an attack on the country's democratic system and should serve as a lesson for democracies around the world on the need to...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks to the audience during her special address as part of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 24, 2018 - 8:44 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos (all times local): 2:45 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is lobbying for multilateral solutions to global problems, telling leaders in Davos that there is too much "national egoism" at the moment. Merkel said Wednesday...
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Protesters holding posters with Donald Trump's portrait saying "You're not welcome" during the demonstration against the upcoming visit of US President Donald Trump at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, in the streets of Zurich, Switzerland, on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. (Walter Bieri/Keystone via AP)
January 24, 2018 - 8:29 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Like countless others this winter, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has fallen victim to a bug, and as a result he won't be attending this year's World Economic Forum. EU...
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