BUSINESS

FULL TEXT: May’s speech to the 2017 World Economic Forum – Business Insider »

Britain’s Prime Minister May leaves after her address to the WEF annual meeting in Davos Reuters/Ruben Sprich This is the full text of the speech delivered by British Prime Minister Theresa…

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EMERGING MARKETS-Stocks, currencies fall after Fed’s Yellen signals rate hikes – Reuters »

LONDON Jan 19 Emerging market stocks fell on Thursday and currencies struggled to make much headway after U.S. Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen said interest rates should rise steadily, boosting…

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ENTERTAINMENT

‘Will and Grace’ Revival Officially a Go at NBC – Hollywood Reporter »

It’s official: Will & Grace is returning to NBC. Less than a month after former co-star Leslie Jordan leaked…

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Chrisley Knows Best’s Savannah Chrisley Recovering from Broken Vertebrae Following Serious Car Accident – PEOPLE.com »

  Chrisley Knows Best star Savannah Chrisley is recovering after a serious car accident on Monday left her with broken…

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Bella Hadid Tried To Warn The Weeknd About New Flame Selena Gomez — Who Is ‘Using’ Who? – PerezHilton.com »

This love triangle is SO messy! In case you haven’t heard, Selena Gomez has been rumored to be dating The…

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Bob Seger Posts Free ‘Glenn Song’ in Memory of Glenn Frey – Ultimate Classic Rock »

Larry Busacca / Michael Loccisano, Getty Images Bob Seger has posted a free track titled “Glenn Song” to honor his…

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TECHNOLOGY

Netflix Beats Subscriber Count Target By 36% As Growth Strategy Pays Off – Forbes »

Here’s a useful tip: Invest in public companies whose CEOs combine the vision to see new growth opportunities with the execution skill required to seize them. Reed Hastings is such as CEO. The evidence of his skill overflows from Netflix’s January 18 financial report which…

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Davos: With Olympics deal, Alibaba burnishes China’s global credentials – USA TODAY »

Jack Ma, left, and International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach shake hands in Davos, Switzerland, on Jan. 19.(Photo: EPA) DAVOS, Switzerland — In a further sign of China attempting to burnish its globalist credentials, e-commerce giant Alibaba said Thursday it signed on as one of the lead sponsors of…

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‘Overwatch’ Is Smartly Planning A Chinese New Year Event, ‘Year of the Rooster’ – Forbes »

Photo: Blizzard Overwatch continues to be the lynchpin of Blizzard’s line-up, and the company is showing no signs of slowing down in both its support of the game, and its monetization of its audience. Despite Blizzard just finishing up a holiday event this past month,…

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Samsung starts rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat to Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge devices – The Verge »

Samsung has officially started rolling out the latest Android 7.0 Nougat update to existing Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge handsets. While beta testers of the software update have had access to the final bits for around a week, unlocked devices in the UK, US,…

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SCIENCE

US scientists officially declare 2016 the hottest year on record. That makes three in a row. – Washington Post »

(NOAA) This story has been updated. In a powerful testament to the warming of the planet, two leading U.S. science agencies Wednesday jointly declared 2016…

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The astonishing science behind the desert’s mysterious fairy circles – Washington Post »

The “fairy circles” of the Namib Desert exhibit strikingly regular spatial patterns, which have long mystified observers. (Jen Guyton) No one is certain what causes…

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Asia

VIDEO: Asian Views on America’s Role in Asia—The Future of the Rebalance – The Asia Foundation – In Asia

January 18, 2017 On January 20, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. In the lead-up to the 2016 U.S. presidential election, The Asia Foundation convened high-level, closed-door working…

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Mid-East

Mideast expects big changes under Trump – Fox News

CAIRO –  Donald Trump’s all-but-dismissal of human rights as a foreign policy principle could land like an earthquake across a Middle East landscape beset by warring factions and beleaguered governments, with some players eyeing the prospect…

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Africa

Africa, and the world, are looking to Gambia today to see if democracy will prevail – Quartz

It was a long night in The Gambia, as the midnight, Jan. 19 deadline for defeated president Yahya Jammeh to step down came and went. Gambians and the world waited to see if Jammeh would leave…

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WORLD

Nigeria’s Botched Airstrike Shows Boko Haram Isn’t Defeated – NBCNews.com

Play Facebook Twitter Google Plus Embed autoplay autoplay Just over a year after Nigeria proudly declared Boko Haram was all but defeated, its fighter jets mistakenly bombed a camp full of people driven from their homes…

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Europe

Europe’s Galileo Satellites Hit by Anomalies – ABC News

The European Space Agency opened an investigation on Thursday into anomalies that have affected five of the first 18 Galileo satellites in orbit. The agency, which launched the navigation system last December, said however that the…

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FOOTBALL

June football signing period rejected by NCAA – ESPN

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A proposed June signing period for college football recruits has been rejected by the NCAA’s Division I Council, but a possible December signing period remains…

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TRAVEL

WATCH: Russell Westbrook commits most obvious travel in NBA history – CBSSports.com

Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook went for a walk on Wednesday at Oracle Arena. The only problem: the ball was in his hands. He probably should have dribbled it. Watch: Until this happened, Corey Maggette’s…

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UK

Theresa May: UK will be a global leader on trade – BBC News

Theresa May has told leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos that the UK will be a “world leader” on trade. But the prime minister also warned that inequality blamed on globalisation was aiding the…

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