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  • US President Barack Obama leaves after his final press conference at the White House January 18, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    Obama began his last full day on the job the way he did some 2,920 times before — with the Daily Presidential Briefing, NBC News reports.

  • Biden defends liberal world order, warns of rationalism

    CNBC's Sara Eisen reports from the World Economic Forum in Davos with highlights from U.S. Vice President Joe Biden's remarks.

  • Outgoing US vice president Joe Biden addresses the assembly on the second day of the World Economic Forum, on January 18, 2017 in Davos.

    The outgoing vice president said we need to ask ourselves, "What kind of world are we going to leave for our children?"

  • DAVOS, Switzerland— The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland:. Speaking to The Associated Press at the World Economic Forum, Ghosn said Trump's policy was clear: "It's America first and jobs in the United States." Jose Manuel Santos told a crowd of business and political leaders Wednesday that "before you go to bed today you will probably receive...

  • Joe Biden, Vice President of the United States speaks at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland January 18, 2017.

    Joe Biden warns the world that democracy is under attack.

  • *China economy worries ease but big risks remain. China, a one-party communist state that maintains tough restrictions on foreign investment, would seem an unlikely champion of free markets at an event that has become synonymous with global capitalism. But with Trump promising a more protectionist, insular approach and Europe preoccupied with its own...

  • *China economy worries ease but big risks remain. DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 17- Chinese President Xi Jinping offered a vigorous defence of free trade at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Tuesday in a speech that underscored Beijing's desire to play a greater global role as the United States turns inward. Real estate mogul and former reality TV star Trump, who will...

  • *China economy worries ease but big risks remain. DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 17- Chinese President Xi Jinping offered a vigorous defence of free trade at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Tuesday in a speech that underscored Beijing's desire to play a greater global role as the United States turns inward. Real estate mogul and former reality TV star Trump, who will...

  • *China economy worries ease but big risks remain. DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 17- Chinese President Xi Jinping offered a vigorous defence of free trade at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Tuesday in a speech that underscored Beijing's desire to play a greater global role as the United States turns inward. Real estate mogul and former reality TV star Trump, who will...

  • DAVOS, Switzerland— With the U.S. increasingly looking inward and China eager to take a lead on the global stage, Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday cast his country as a champion of free trade and stability, a rebuke to the isolationist urges that helped carry Donald Trump to power. Some of the elites listening in Davos, Switzerland, hailed a statesmanlike,...

  • "To delay further would be flagrantly unfair as Ukraine has paid a high price," Poroshenko told foreign ambassadors to Ukraine. "It would also be dangerous because more unreasonable delays would undermine Ukrainians' faith in Europe, which in fact is what Russia is aiming for," he said, adding that Ukraine's EU association agreement also needed to be legally...

  • An armed member of the Swiss Police watches from the roof of the Hotel Davos ahead of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017.

    The elite gather in Switzerland to grapple with the world’s great challenges, but their relevance is in question in a time of Brexit and Trump.

  • DAVOS, Switzerland— In a story Jan. 15 about the World Economic Forum, The Associated Press erroneously reported John Drzik's title as president of the global insurance and risk management firm Marsh. The head of the Davos economic conference says "it's important to listen to the populists" and hopes to welcome Donald Trump "expressing his ideas" at the Swiss forum...

  • DAVOS, Switzerland— At the Davos economic conference, "it's important to listen to the populists," says the founder of the annual gathering of movers and shakers, adding that he hopes to welcome U.S. For this 47th Davos conference, a record turnout of some 3,000 people will gather around the theme of' Responsive and Responsible Leadership, "alluding to the challenge...

  • President Obama laughs with Vice President Biden as they sit courtside at the NCAA men's college basketball game between Georgetown and Duke.

    Their leadership strategies could help your company run more smoothly.

  • President Barack Obama (R) presents the Medal of Freedom to Vice-President Joe Biden during an event in the State Dining room of the White House, January 12, 2017 in Washington.

    President Obama surprises Vice President Joe Biden with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

  • President Obama awards Medal of Freedom to tearful Joe Biden

    President Obama awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to his unsuspecting vice president, Joe Biden.

  • Vice President Joseph 'Joe' Biden

    Vice President Joe Biden says Trump must make a distinction between business and politics, NBC News reports.

  • Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks at the seventh plenary session of the 18th Communist Party of China Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, Jan. 6, 2017.

    China's President Xi Jinping will promote "inclusive globalization" at this month's World Economic Forum in Davos, Chinese officials said.

  • BEIJING/ GENEVA, Jan 11- China's President Xi Jinping will promote "inclusive globalization" at this month's World Economic Forum in Davos and will warn that populist approaches can lead to "war and poverty," Chinese officials said on Wednesday. President-elect Donald Trump, whose tough talk on trade, including promises of tariffs against China and Mexico, helped...