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Trump Offers Consolation Prize to Solar Industry After Tariffs

Trump Offers Consolation Prize to Solar Industry After Tariffs

Two days after slapping steep tariffs on solar panels largely opposed by the U.S. solar industry, the Trump administration is offering them a consolation prize -- literally.
U.S. Officials Are Hiding From Russians at Davos, Deputy Premier Says

U.S. Officials Are Hiding From Russians at Davos, Deputy Premier Says

U.S. officials are avoiding contact with their Russian counterparts at the World Economic Forum amid tensions over sanctions, Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich said.
U.S. Sanctions on North Korea Target Entities With Ties to China

U.S. Sanctions on North Korea Target Entities With Ties to China

The Trump administration announced a new round of sanctions targeting North Korea’s crude oil industry and shipping companies as well as individuals or entities in Russia and China, two countries the
Merkel Says Populism in Europe Is 'Poison'

Merkel Says Populism in Europe Is 'Poison'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned against the “poison” of populism that leads states to become increasingly inward-looking, as she made the case for a common European approach to more areas of
Bill Gates Says ‘America First’ Endangers U.S. Influence in Africa

Bill Gates Says ‘America First’ Endangers U.S. Influence in Africa

Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft Corp. and the second-richest person in the world, said there’s a danger that U.S. President Donald Trump’s “America First” approach could damage the U.S.’s
White House Declares Open Season on the Dollar at Davos

White House Declares Open Season on the Dollar at Davos

Whether or not the White House choreographed the dollar’s slide to its lowest level in three years, the U.S. administration is certainly providing ammunition for those betting that the greenback will
Merkel Warns of ‘Poison’ of Populism in Call for European Stance

Merkel Warns of ‘Poison’ of Populism in Call for European Stance

German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned against the “poison” of populism that makes nations turn inward, telling the World Economic Forum her goal is to strengthen joint policy making in Europe and
Ross Plays Down Mnuchin’s Remarks About Weaker Dollar

Ross Plays Down Mnuchin’s Remarks About Weaker Dollar

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross indicated that investors are overreacting to the Treasury Secretary’s comments on the greenback.
Smog Choking Iran's Oil Belt Tests Leaders Hit by Protests

Smog Choking Iran's Oil Belt Tests Leaders Hit by Protests

Iranian authorities are scrambling to stem a growing crisis over air pollution in the province that produces a major share of the country’s oil, showing a sensitivity to people’s demands not always
Ramaphosa Sees Progress in South Africa’s ‘Mammoth’ Corruption Fight

Ramaphosa Sees Progress in South Africa’s ‘Mammoth’ Corruption Fight

South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said the authorities are intensifying their attack on pervasive corruption in the state and are having “positive” discussions with investors about the
Macron Tells Davos Elite They Need to Share the Wealth

Macron Tells Davos Elite They Need to Share the Wealth

Emmanuel Macron arrived in Davos Wednesday with a new message for the global elite: invest, share and protect.
Why a TPP Without the U.S. Is Still a Big Deal

Why a TPP Without the U.S. Is Still a Big Deal

The Trans-Pacific Partnership is back, even after being spurned by the biggest of its 12 intended members.
Europe Should ‘Play Its Own Game’ on Free Trade, Gentiloni Says

Europe Should ‘Play Its Own Game’ on Free Trade, Gentiloni Says

Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said U.S. President Donald Trump’s protectionist push threatens global growth, urging Europe to “play its own game” to fill any gap left by American businesses.
No Deportations for EU Citizens Even With No-Deal Brexit, Davis Says

No Deportations for EU Citizens Even With No-Deal Brexit, Davis Says

Don’t worry, David Davis is keen to point out: No European Union citizens will be deported from Britain after the country leaves the bloc, even if it fails to secure a trade deal.
Ryan Meets Saudi King in Regional Security Talks

Ryan Meets Saudi King in Regional Security Talks

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan is leading a Congressional delegation to the Middle East, meeting on Wednesday with Saudi King Salman in the first regional stop for talks centered on security.
Day of Reckoning for the ‘Most Popular Politician on Earth’

Day of Reckoning for the ‘Most Popular Politician on Earth’

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Brazil’s Temer Appeals to Davos Elite

Brazil’s Temer Appeals to Davos Elite

Brazil’s President Michel Temer on Wednesday said that, after years of crisis and recession, Latin America’s largest economy is on a recovery path that won’t be derailed by elections.
Italy’s PM Says He’s Skeptical of ‘Populist’ Right-Wing Alliance

Italy’s PM Says He’s Skeptical of ‘Populist’ Right-Wing Alliance

Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said that his party has no plans for a coalition with former premier Silvio Berlusconi’s center-right bloc after March elections.
Ross Says U.S. Is in Trade War, in Rhetorical Split With Trump

Ross Says U.S. Is in Trade War, in Rhetorical Split With Trump

Trade wars "are fought every single day," and the U.S. has been engaged in one "for quite a little while," Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said in comments that diverge from President Donald Trump.
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