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Swissinfo
The last of their kindthe high larkspur and can grow to a height of 2m. It is prevalent only in the w
The last of their kind
Swissinfo / Posted 15 hours ago
the high larkspur and can grow to a height of 2m. It is prevalent only in the western Alps of France, Italy and Switzerland. The stock has been greatly diminished in recent decades. Images: (Left and right) Botanical Garden Alpinum Schatzalp,... Read more
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CBC.ca
How Jackson Hole, Wyo., became the anti-Davosalmost every other conference like this, it's simple and outdoorsy, not rich an
How Jackson Hole, Wyo., became the anti-Davos
CBC.ca / Posted yesterday
almost every other conference like this, it's simple and outdoorsy, not rich and flashy. Think of it as a sort of anti-Davos — there's no 13-course meals to be found. Attendees stay in small cabins that don't even have TVs. And yet, it's... Read more
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Super Sport
EP Cricket appoints new CEOand international banking institutions and in 2008 was awarded the Young Global
EP Cricket appoints new CEO
Super Sport / Posted yesterday
and international banking institutions and in 2008 was awarded the Young Global Leader Award by the World Economic Forum (Davos, Switzerland). “I would like to thank the EP Cricket Board for the opportunity to lead the organisation. The last... Read more
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dna
Siddharth Chatterjee appointed to lead United Nations in Kenyathis drive to leapfrog maternal and new-born health. This bold initiative was h
Siddharth Chatterjee appointed to lead United Nations in Kenya
dna / Posted yesterday
this drive to leapfrog maternal and new-born health. This bold initiative was highlighted by the World Economic Forum in Davos and Kigali”. In his new role, Chatterjee is expected to continue his advocacy for women’s empowerment in Kenya where... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Trudeau's top pick as new envoy to China not yet prepared to fill key rolehe was welcomed in Pakistan by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. When Mr. Trudeau t
Trudeau's top pick as new envoy to China not yet prepared to fill key role
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
he was welcomed in Pakistan by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. When Mr. Trudeau travelled to the World Economic Forum in Davos in January to tout the merits of investing in Canada, Mr. Barton organized two breakfasts and a lunch so the new Prime... Read more
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Philly.com
Who's to blame for Trump's impending loss?citizens who are sinking into despair, addiction, and the floodwaters of Louisi
Who's to blame for Trump's impending loss?
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
citizens who are sinking into despair, addiction, and the floodwaters of Louisiana. For the record, I am in favor of the Davos set becoming more sensitive to the struggles of their countrymen. But all these fat cats at Coca-Cola, Monsanto,... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The Populist Uprising Isn't Over; It's Only Just Beguna third-rate would-be caudillo named Donald J Trump. So closes an era of populi
The Populist Uprising Isn't Over; It's Only Just Begun
Op-Ed News / Posted 4 days ago
a third-rate would-be caudillo named Donald J Trump. So closes an era of populist outrage that began back in 2008, when the Davos dream of a world run by benevolent bankers first started to crack. The unrest has taken many forms in these eight years... Read more
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iol.co.za
Exposé: The dirty tricks campaign against Independentfunded by Mvelaphanda, who lost their investment with him) threw a petulant fit
Exposé: The dirty tricks campaign against Independent
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
funded by Mvelaphanda, who lost their investment with him) threw a petulant fit. Furthermore Independent displaced him on Davos coverage by becoming a media partner to the World Economic Forum (WEF). Prior to this, Alec Hogg portrayed himself as... Read more
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Zero Hedge
CLSA: "The Bank Of Japan Has Nationalized The Japanese Stock Market"merely following orders of bankers from the private sector (recall that the BOJ
CLSA: "The Bank Of Japan Has Nationalized The Japanese Stock Market"
Zero Hedge / Posted 4 days ago
merely following orders of bankers from the private sector (recall that the BOJ launched NIPR following "peer pressure" at Davos) - by admitting that what the BOJ is doing is no different from the creeping capital markets nationalization that all... Read more
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Pendle Today
In pictures: Beats Cancer festival rocks the castle...Eddie Halliwell, who opened Cream at Amnesia this season in Ibiza, was joined b
In pictures: Beats Cancer festival rocks the castle...
Pendle Today / Posted 4 days ago
Eddie Halliwell, who opened Cream at Amnesia this season in Ibiza, was joined by the likes of Bontan, Paul Taylor Retro, Davos, Endor, Mark Freejack and many more. The third Beats Cancer festival was this year held in memory of local supporter... Read more
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Gamasutra
The Art & Business of Making GamesAugust 22nd 2016 VR/AR M&A adviser Digi-Capital’s Reality Check has just been
The Art & Business of Making Games
Gamasutra / Posted 4 days ago
August 22nd 2016 VR/AR M&A adviser Digi-Capital’s Reality Check has just been announced for October. Reality Check is like Davos/Sun Valley for VR/AR - a quarterly forum for VR/AR CEOs, corporate divisional heads and VC General Partners by... Read more
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DW
Millennials uphold cosmopolitan ideals despite economic woes |and display progressive values, the Global Shapers Annual Survey 2016 has found
Millennials uphold cosmopolitan ideals despite economic woes |
DW / Posted 5 days ago
and display progressive values, the Global Shapers Annual Survey 2016 has found. Commissioned and presented by the Davos-based World Economic Forum (WEF) in Geneva on Monday, the study says that 70 percent of millennials see the world as... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7 New Character Descriptions Revealedback to do something amazing. Best friends with Grey Worm, a eunich soldier. S
‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7 New Character Descriptions Revealed
Houston Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
back to do something amazing. Best friends with Grey Worm, a eunich soldier. She doesn't even have to friendzone him! 9. Davos SeaworthNothing about this dude makes me happy. Which sucks because he's super nice. 8. LittlefingerProbably the... Read more
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Pendle Today
Clitheroe all set to rock to the Beats Cancer festivalrespected headline DJs on the scene and on Saturday he is coming to Clitheroe C
Clitheroe all set to rock to the Beats Cancer festival
Pendle Today / Posted 8 days ago
respected headline DJs on the scene and on Saturday he is coming to Clitheroe Castle along with Bontan, Paul Taylor Retro, Davos, Endor, Rock Fms Mark Freejack and much more. Organisers Duncan Dickins, Sara Rushton, Nick Kennerley and Robert... Read more
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Daily Mail
Trump aide Manafort mentioned in Ukraine cash ledger 22 timesA picture purported to have been taken of Paul Manafort and Rinat Akhmetov, a U
Trump aide Manafort mentioned in Ukraine cash ledger 22 times
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
A picture purported to have been taken of Paul Manafort and Rinat Akhmetov, a Ukrainian billionaire oligarch, possibly in Davos, Switzerland. The two's relationship is said to have led to Manafort working for the pro-Putin leader of the country,... Read more
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Business Wire
Sundance Institute and Jaunt Studios Announce Latest Additions to VR Residency Programbe heightened in VR. Regularly seen by world leaders, and premiering in January
Sundance Institute and Jaunt Studios Announce Latest Additions to VR Residency Program
Business Wire / Posted 9 days ago
be heightened in VR. Regularly seen by world leaders, and premiering in January 2016 at both The World Economic Forum at Davos and at the Sundance Film Festival, Collisions is just one example of how powerful VR experiences can encourage... Read more
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Wired News
What HBO’s Game of Thrones Tells Us About the Next Bookby savage cannibals who may or may not ride around on unicorns. (Here’s a lot m
What HBO’s Game of Thrones Tells Us About the Next Book
Wired News / Posted 9 days ago
by savage cannibals who may or may not ride around on unicorns. (Here’s a lot more of what we know about Skagos.) Ser Davos Seaworth has gone to Skagos to fetch the young Stark. (On TV, you’ll remember, Davos is hanging around Winterfell with... Read more
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Salon.com
BREAKING: The Greatest Living American Writer: “I can no longer support this Trump fellow”of my seminal book of political thought, The Conservative Case For Moral Asshol
BREAKING: The Greatest Living American Writer: “I can no longer support this Trump fellow”
Salon.com / Posted 9 days ago
of my seminal book of political thought, The Conservative Case For Moral Assholery, at last month’s annual secret Aspen-To-Davos air rally and organic sausage roast, he and I talked about this for hours with our colleagues Charles Krauthammer,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Was Trump aide Manafort sidelined over Putin links?A picture purported to have been taken of Paul Manafort and Rinat Akhmetov, a U
Was Trump aide Manafort sidelined over Putin links?
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
A picture purported to have been taken of Paul Manafort and Rinat Akhmetov, a Ukrainian billionaire oligarch, possibly in Davos, Switzerland. The two's relationship is said to have led to Manafort working for the pro-Putin leader of the country,... Read more
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10d
Zero Hedge
Europe Has Two Options: Revolution Or Electionswith decisions being taken without proper discussion and documentation. Our “e
Europe Has Two Options: Revolution Or Elections
Zero Hedge / Posted 10 days ago
with decisions being taken without proper discussion and documentation. Our “experts” (the brilliant men of Davos) have thus been shown to protect their own particular tribal interests, rather than the common good. These testimonies... Read more
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Brisbane Times
He has more medals, but Phelps is not three times better than BoltUntil a day or two ago, he sat higher than Brazil. If he went on for one more O
He has more medals, but Phelps is not three times better than Bolt
Brisbane Times / Posted 10 days ago
Until a day or two ago, he sat higher than Brazil. If he went on for one more Olympics, he would end up with a seat at Davos. What does this teach us? Firstly, that swimming hands out too many medals. They've not incorporated the 25 metres... Read more
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The Age
He has more medals, but Phelps is not three times better than BoltUntil a day or two ago, he sat higher than Brazil. If he went on for one more O
He has more medals, but Phelps is not three times better than Bolt
The Age / Posted 10 days ago
Until a day or two ago, he sat higher than Brazil. If he went on for one more Olympics, he would end up with a seat at Davos. What does this teach us? Firstly, that swimming hands out too many medals. They've not incorporated the 25 metres... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
He has more medals, but Phelps is not three times better than BoltUntil a day or two ago, he sat higher than Brazil. If he went on for one more O
He has more medals, but Phelps is not three times better than Bolt
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Until a day or two ago, he sat higher than Brazil. If he went on for one more Olympics, he would end up with a seat at Davos. What does this teach us? Firstly, that swimming hands out too many medals. They've not incorporated the 25 metres... Read more
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WA Today
He has more medals, but Phelps is not three times better than BoltUntil a day or two ago, he sat higher than Brazil. If he went on for one more O
He has more medals, but Phelps is not three times better than Bolt
WA Today / Posted 10 days ago
Until a day or two ago, he sat higher than Brazil. If he went on for one more Olympics, he would end up with a seat at Davos. What does this teach us? Firstly, that swimming hands out too many medals. They've not incorporated the 25 metres... Read more
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Canberra Times
He has more medals, but Phelps is not three times better than BoltUntil a day or two ago, he sat higher than Brazil. If he went on for one more O
He has more medals, but Phelps is not three times better than Bolt
Canberra Times / Posted 10 days ago
Until a day or two ago, he sat higher than Brazil. If he went on for one more Olympics, he would end up with a seat at Davos. What does this teach us? Firstly, that swimming hands out too many medals. They've not incorporated the 25 metres... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Not all medals are equal, but the chase goes onUntil a day or two ago, he sat higher than Brazil. If he went on for one more O
Not all medals are equal, but the chase goes on
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Until a day or two ago, he sat higher than Brazil. If he went on for one more Olympics, he would end up with a seat at Davos. What does this teach us? Firstly, that swimming hands out too many medals. They've not incorporated the 25 metres... Read more
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Canberra Times
Not all medals are equal, but the chase goes onUntil a day or two ago, he sat higher than Brazil. If he went on for one more O
Not all medals are equal, but the chase goes on
Canberra Times / Posted 10 days ago
Until a day or two ago, he sat higher than Brazil. If he went on for one more Olympics, he would end up with a seat at Davos. What does this teach us? Firstly, that swimming hands out too many medals. They've not incorporated the 25 metres... Read more
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Swissinfo
The pros and cons of hosting sporting eventssaid “no” to a proposal to set aside a financial reserve of CHF300 million for
The pros and cons of hosting sporting events
Swissinfo / Posted 11 days ago
said “no” to a proposal to set aside a financial reserve of CHF300 million for the organisation of the 2022 Winter Games in Davos and St Moritz. Among the reasons for the rejection were the projected operational costs (an estimated CHF2.46 billion)... Read more
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The Manila Times
PH, China must aim for the low hanging fruit for nowBob Hawke and Morihiro Hosokawa – proposed the establishment of the Boao Forum,
PH, China must aim for the low hanging fruit for now
The Manila Times / Posted 12 days ago
Bob Hawke and Morihiro Hosokawa – proposed the establishment of the Boao Forum, which nowadays is often referred to as the Davos of Asia. Fu and Wu recently co-authored a lengthy article, which appeared in the May 9 issue of The National Interest... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Can Nation's Global Engagement be Optimised by Magufuli?the United Nations Development Programme's 70th Anniversary in New York in Marc
How Can Nation's Global Engagement be Optimised by Magufuli?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
the United Nations Development Programme's 70th Anniversary in New York in March, the World Economic Forum meetings in Davos in January and in Kigali in May, and recently the 6th Ordinary Summit of the heads of state and government of the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Being friends with as many countries as we canmany friends in China because he helped organize the Boao forum in Hainan. The
Being friends with as many countries as we can
Pilipino Star / Posted 14 days ago
many friends in China because he helped organize the Boao forum in Hainan. The idea was it would be the version of an Asian Davos. When asked what would be the object of his trip, he said “there is no objective. I am going there to renew and... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
TheGrill 2016 Adds Virtual Reality Stars Peter Girardi, Nonny de la Pena, Clint Kisker, Anthony Battand many others. Showcases around the globe include the Sundance and Tribeca Fi
TheGrill 2016 Adds Virtual Reality Stars Peter Girardi, Nonny de la Pena, Clint Kisker, Anthony Batt
Stamford Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
and many others. Showcases around the globe include the Sundance and Tribeca Film Festivals, The World Economic Forum in Davos, The Victoria and Albert Museum, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, and Games For Change. Clint Kisker is a recognized... Read more
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Connecticut Post
TheGrill 2016 Adds Virtual Reality Stars Peter Girardi, Nonny de la Pena, Clint Kisker, Anthony Battand many others. Showcases around the globe include the Sundance and Tribeca Fi
TheGrill 2016 Adds Virtual Reality Stars Peter Girardi, Nonny de la Pena, Clint Kisker, Anthony Batt
Connecticut Post / Posted 14 days ago
and many others. Showcases around the globe include the Sundance and Tribeca Film Festivals, The World Economic Forum in Davos, The Victoria and Albert Museum, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, and Games For Change. Clint Kisker is a recognized... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The two big tests awaiting the Prime Minister's 'Mayconomics' agendapeople will always be better off, and when they are not they refuse to face fac
The two big tests awaiting the Prime Minister's 'Mayconomics' agenda
Daily Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
people will always be better off, and when they are not they refuse to face facts. This attitude has been called the "Davos lie" by former US Treasury Secretary, Larry Summers, and looking back we can see that Ronald Reagan was making the same... Read more
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Mashable
Bitcoin's blockchain technology just got a big endorsement from the World Economic ForumFrench Credit Suisse CEO Tidjane Thiam attend a session of the World Economic F
Bitcoin's blockchain technology just got a big endorsement from the World Economic Forum
Mashable / Posted 15 days ago
French Credit Suisse CEO Tidjane Thiam attend a session of the World Economic Forum annual meeting on January 23, 2016 in Davos. Image: fabrice coffrini/AFP/Getty Images Bitcoin may not change the world on its own, but the technology that runs... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
TheGrill 2016 Adds Virtual Reality Stars Peter Girardi, Nonny de la Pena, Clint Kisker, Anthony Battand many others. Showcases around the globe include the Sundance and Tribeca Fi
TheGrill 2016 Adds Virtual Reality Stars Peter Girardi, Nonny de la Pena, Clint Kisker, Anthony Batt
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 15 days ago
and many others. Showcases around the globe include the Sundance and Tribeca Film Festivals, The World Economic Forum in Davos, The Victoria and Albert Museum, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, and Games For Change. Clint Kisker is a recognized... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
TheGrill 2016 Adds Virtual Reality Stars Peter Girardi, Nonny de la Pena, Clint Kisker, Anthony Battand many others. Showcases around the globe include the Sundance and Tribeca Fi
TheGrill 2016 Adds Virtual Reality Stars Peter Girardi, Nonny de la Pena, Clint Kisker, Anthony Batt
Houston Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
and many others. Showcases around the globe include the Sundance and Tribeca Film Festivals, The World Economic Forum in Davos, The Victoria and Albert Museum, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, and Games For Change. Clint Kisker is a recognized... Read more
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Swissinfo
The appeal of Switzerland for British leadersSeveral of Victoria’s descendants have continued to come to Switzerland, with t
The appeal of Switzerland for British leaders
Swissinfo / Posted 15 days ago
Several of Victoria’s descendants have continued to come to Switzerland, with the exclusive ski resort of Klosters, near Davos in canton Graubünden, a favourite haunt. Since around 1970 the British royal family have been spending Easter in... Read more
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Gazette News
It's the weekend! Nine things happening in the Colchester areaColchester Park n Ride at SlackFolk When: Tomorrow 2.15pm to 4pm Free entry
It's the weekend! Nine things happening in the Colchester area
Gazette News / Posted 15 days ago
Colchester Park n Ride at SlackFolk When: Tomorrow 2.15pm to 4pm Free entry FEATURING music from folk duo Shorelark, The Four Blokes Trio, Imogen and Paul Riley, Davos Williams, Dave Rado and poetry from Cambridge author and poet, J. S.... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
10 Saddest Game Of Thrones deathswas a legitimate heir to the Iron Throne sought by her father Stannis. She touc
10 Saddest Game Of Thrones deaths
Daily Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
was a legitimate heir to the Iron Throne sought by her father Stannis. She touched our hearts as she taught the gruff Ser Davos to read, secretly visiting him in prison. Even Stannis himself was shocked when Melisandre suggested Shireen be... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Oracleimagine having to drive to work every day in this traffic?”—but she is not vain
The Oracle
The New Yorker / Posted 16 days ago
imagine having to drive to work every day in this traffic?”—but she is not vain or particular, in the way of many of the Davos class, about food, clothing, or lodging. One day, I asked her what she was wearing: earrings given to her by Lynda... Read more
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Reuters
Arianna Huffington to leave Huffington Postpresident and Editor-in-Chief of The Huffington Post Media Group attends a sess
Arianna Huffington to leave Huffington Post
Reuters / Posted 16 days ago
president and Editor-in-Chief of The Huffington Post Media Group attends a session at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos January 25, 2014. Arianna Huffington arrives for Glamour Magazine's annual Women of the Year award ceremony in New... Read more
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DW
World Social Forum shifts into gear despite setbacks |The World Social Forum (FSM), a counterweight to the World Economic Forum in Da
World Social Forum shifts into gear despite setbacks |
DW / Posted 17 days ago
The World Social Forum (FSM), a counterweight to the World Economic Forum in Davos, kicked off this week for the first time in a G7 nation, aiming to bridge the divide between richer and poorer nations. "We must overcome the divide between north and... Read more
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Pendle Today
Beats Cancer festival set to rock Clitheroeheadline DJs on the scene and on the 20th August he’s coming to Clitheroe Castl
Beats Cancer festival set to rock Clitheroe
Pendle Today / Posted 17 days ago
headline DJs on the scene and on the 20th August he’s coming to Clitheroe Castle! Along with Bontan, Paul Taylor Retro, Davos, Endor, Rock Fms Mark Freejack and more. Clitheroe Castle is the setting for the event which will be held on Saturday,... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Against nationalism and globalism: Why Christians must remain ‘Kingdom first’a worldwide “Abrahamic empire” (see my Between Babel and Beast). We are members
Against nationalism and globalism: Why Christians must remain ‘Kingdom first’
Acton Commentary / Posted 17 days ago
a worldwide “Abrahamic empire” (see my Between Babel and Beast). We are members of a real global community, which is not a Davos elite or a subversive Anonymous but a community that includes all sorts and conditions of men and (today especially)... Read more
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Swissinfo
Fast internet to bring digital nomads to Alpsthe Engadine town of Scuol where high-speed broadband is patchy, compared with
Fast internet to bring digital nomads to Alps
Swissinfo / Posted 18 days ago
the Engadine town of Scuol where high-speed broadband is patchy, compared with the area indicated by the red square around Davos, home to the WEF meeting and many other conferences) The Engadine, in particular the lower part, has most everything a... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
10 GoT villains we loved to see diestrategised battles and he even imprisons the one guy trying desperately to sav
10 GoT villains we loved to see die
Daily Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
strategised battles and he even imprisons the one guy trying desperately to save him from himself and Melisandre — Ser Davos Seaworth.media_cameraStannis Baratheon deservedly died after burning his own daughter. But by far his most shocking... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
New record for U.S.stocks...despite warningsof the global economy and markets. The conference, organized by David Kotok of
New record for U.S.stocks...despite warnings
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 19 days ago
of the global economy and markets. The conference, organized by David Kotok of Cumberland Advisors, has been dubbed a mini-Davos. The consensus view from Camp Kotok was: We're living in incredibly scary financial times. The market will tank, but... Read more
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News 8000
New record for U.S.stocks...despite warningsof the global economy and markets. The conference, organized by David Kotok of
New record for U.S.stocks...despite warnings
News 8000 / Posted 19 days ago
of the global economy and markets. The conference, organized by David Kotok of Cumberland Advisors, has been dubbed a mini-Davos. The consensus view from Camp Kotok was: We're living in incredibly scary financial times. The market will tank, but... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
New record for U.S.stocks...despite warningsof the global economy and markets. The conference, organized by David Kotok of
New record for U.S.stocks...despite warnings
KTXS Abilene / Posted 19 days ago
of the global economy and markets. The conference, organized by David Kotok of Cumberland Advisors, has been dubbed a mini-Davos. The consensus view from Camp Kotok was: We're living in incredibly scary financial times. The market will tank, but... Read more
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