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The Latest: Davos organizers urge shift in…

The World Economic Forum, which organizes the annual gathering of the global political and business elites in the Swiss ski resort of Davos, says the focus on economic growth, which has guided policymaking for decades, is no longer fit for purpose

Pound sags amid 'hard Brexit' signals ahead of…

The British pound fell to a three-month low amid reports Prime Minister Theresa May will signal her willingness to make a clean break with the European Union

Snickerdoodle Popcorn Is Now A Real Thing

If you have a sweet tooth, you might wanna consider popcorn as your new guilty pleasure. Jordyn Rolling (@jordynrolling) has the sweet scoop!

Exxon Could Make Lots Of Money With The Help Of…

The Center for American Progress lays out all the ways Exxon could benefit from the Trump administration's pro-oil plans.

AP Source: GM to announce $1B factory investment, new jobs

A person briefed on the matter says General Motors will announce a $1 billion investment in its factories that will create or keep around 1,000 jobs

German vice chancellor rejects Trump's German car remarks

Germany's vice chancellor, responding to an interview with President-elect Donald Trump in daily Bild, has rejected threats by Trump to put tariffs of up to 35 percent on German automakers if they set up plants in Mexico instead of the U.S.

Correction: Egg Exports-South Korea story

Correction: Egg Exports-South Korea story

'The Greatest Show On Earth' Is Ending

After more than 140 years, the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is calling it quits.

Asian shares mostly lower amid Brexit worries…

Asian shares are trading mostly lower amid worries about Britain's exit from the European Union

IMF boosts growth forecast for US, cites Trump impact

The International Monetary Fund is raising its forecast for the U.S. economy this year and in 2018, reflecting an expected boost from the economic policies of President-elect Donald Trump

Impish, boyish looks permeate Milan's menswear…

While some designers embrace social media, Alessandro Dell'Acqua is using the latest collection for the No. 21 brand to issue a reminder that there is more to life

Ford recalls more than 4,500 Kuga SUVs in South Africa

The South African unit of the Ford Motor Company says it is recalling 4,556 Kuga vehicles following several dozen reports of the car catching fire

Piccadilly Circus signboard goes dark for digital…

The lights have gone out at Piccadilly Circus

European eyewear giant in merger of Luxottica and Essilor

A new European eyewear giant is set to emerge as Italian company Luxottica _ maker of brands like Ray-Ban and Oakley _ joins with French lens manufacturer Essilor merges in a multibillion-euro merger

Who are the 8 richest people? All men, mostly…

The eight individuals who own as much as half of the rest of the planet are all men, and have largely made their fortunes in technology

Bank of England Governor: Bank will protect economic growth

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney says the central bank remains ready to protect economic growth in the face of pressures caused by Britain's departure from the European Union

Kyrgyzstan Health Ministry says cargo plane crash kills 32

The Health Ministry in Kyrgyzstan says a cargo plane has crashed in a residential area just outside the Central Asian country's main airport, killing 32 people

Liz Weston: Retirement advice from retired…

Financial planners are money experts, so they should retire with enough cash

Italy says tests show Fiat 500X cars meet emissions rules

The Italian transportation ministry says its tests show that Fiat 500X cars meet emissions rules

Davos forum chief: 'It's important to listen' to…

The head of the famed Davos economic conference says "it's important to listen to the populists" and says he hopes to welcome U.S. President Donald Trump one day to "hear his ideas."

SKorea's Samsung in rough patch with arrest…

South Korea's Samsung hits rough patch with arrest request for Lee, recalls, but profits strong