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Macron promises to stand for reforms, says lack of them led to Louis XVI execution

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King Louis XVI’s refusal to embrace reforms led to his downfall, Emmanuel Macron told corporate executives gathered at Versailles. The meeting was held in part to alleviate investors’ fears after 10 weeks of Yellow Vest protests. An estimated 150 executives, including Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, JPMorgan Chase CEO James Dimon, and Coca-Cola CEO James Quincey, Read More

Street fighter injures 3 cops in insane Dutch daylight brawl

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After being caught on video in a bizarre ‘charging up’ stance, a 30-year-old Polish man injured three police officers during a violent clash in a Dutch town. The brawl took place in Waalwijk, near Rotterdam in the Netherlands on Monday afternoon. The majority of the violence was captured on camera by a random passerby who Read More

Macron promises to stand for reforms, says lack of them led to Louis XVI ending up executed

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King Louis XVI’s refusal to embrace reforms led to his downfall, Emmanuel Macron told corporate executives gathered at Versailles. The meeting was held in part to alleviate investors’ fears after 10 weeks of Yellow Vest protests. An estimated 150 executives, including Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, JPMorgan Chase CEO James Dimon, and Coca-Cola CEO James Quincey, Read More

Macron promises to stand for reforms to avoid guillotined French royals’ fate

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King Louis XVI’s refusal to embrace reforms led to his downfall, Emmanuel Macron told corporate executives gathered at Versailles. The meeting was held in part to alleviate investors’ fears after 10 weeks of Yellow Vest protests. An estimated 150 executives, including Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, JPMorgan Chase CEO James Dimon, and Coca-Cola CEO James Quincey, Read More

Search for plane missing near Alderney in the Channel Islands

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A search is underway for a light aircraft after it disappeared from radar near the Channel Islands on Monday evening. The Alderney lifeboat was launched at 8.50pm on Monday night to scour an area north of Alderney for the Piper Malibu plane. The Guernsey lifeboat and two helicopters were also helping in the search. Air Read More

In Versailles, Macron vows to reform to avoid king's fate

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VERSAILLES, France (Reuters) – President Emmanuel Macron told dozens of the world’s most powerful executives on Monday that he would not follow the path of guillotined French royals and would continue to reform the French economy despite a sometimes violent popular revolt. French President Emmanuel Macron reacts after he delivered his new year wishes to Read More

Venezuela’s supreme court declares all acts of opposition-led National Assembly illegal

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Venezuela’s Supreme Court has declared all acts of the country’s National Assembly null and void, days after the opposition-held assembly declared President Nicolas Maduro’s election illegitimate. The National Assembly is a 167-seat legislature, currently headed by Juan Guaidó of the Popular Will party – a fierce opponent of Maduro, who had been taking part in Read More

Not so lucky charms: ‘Monk’ slashes vendor’s throat to prove his protective amulets are fake

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A man, thought to be a Buddhist monk, has been arrested over a horrific slashing attack on a street vendor in Bangkok. He reportedly attacked the seller to prove that his wares – lucky necklaces – were no protection from danger. The Chinatown street vendor told the ‘monk’ that the necklaces were lucky amulets to Read More

Deep freeze grips eastern United States, 12-year-old dies in Chicago

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(Reuters) – Winter winds brought extreme cold and ice-slicked roads to the Midwestern and Eastern United States on Monday, with the U.S. Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday and an ongoing government shutdown allowing many to heed official advice to stay indoors. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Capitol is seen behind a snow pile in Washington, Read More

As outlook darkens, central banks think hard about their language

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DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – As central banks stock up on policy ammunition in the face of a worsening global economic outlook, they are having to reassess one of their most delicate weapons – the ‘forward guidance’ they use to flag their intentions to the markets. A Swiss police officer observes the surrounding area from atop Read More