Will Europe speak up for cooperation?

A year ago Chinese President Xi Jinping offered his vision of the world, one in which China plays the lead role in trade and other world affairs. That speech was the keynote address at last year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. This year President Trump will speak Jan. 26 at this annual forum of world leaders, sharing his views on international cooperation, informed by his oft-stated “America First” philosophy. Will Mr. Trump define the place of the United States in the world narrowly, emphasizing that the US will act…

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Lifestyle 

Tom Hanks net worth: The Post actor has earned this giant fortune in his career

Tom Hanks, 61, is set to appear on Graham Norton tonight on BBC One to promote his latest film role in The Post. The actor rose to fame in films such as Big (1998), Sleepless in Seattle (1993) and The Green Mile (1999). He won a Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in 1993 film Philadelphia. He has been married to actress Rita Wilson since 1988, and was previously married to Samantha Lewes from 1978 to 1987. Tom has four children, including two…

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Entertainment 

Beatles star Sir Paul McCartney warns: ‘Music’s future is in DANGER’

The 75-year-old music icon has backed a newly proposed law to protest music venues from closure. Labour MP John Spellar, who served as a minister under Tony Blair and Gordon Brown, has introduced a bill in the House of Commons on the matter. According to Sky, alongside Sir Paul other musicians to back the proposed legislature include Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason, Craig David, Ray Davies, Billy Bragg, Chrissie Hynde, Sandie Shaw and Feargal Sharkey. In a statement, Sir Paul said: “Without the grassroots clubs, pubs and music venues my…

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Science 

President Trump Threatens to Cut Funding to Countries Voting Against His Position on Jerusalem

(UNITED NATIONS) — President Donald Trump threatened Wednesday to cut off U.S. funding to countries that support a resolution criticizing his decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. “We’ll save a lot. We don’t care,” he said, alluding to U.S. aid. The president strongly supported U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley who said Tuesday that the United States “will be taking names” of countries that vote in favor of a General Assembly resolution Thursday declaring that Jerusalem’s status can be changed only by direct Israeli-Palestinian negotiations. “For all these nations, they take…

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