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German business morale worsens as slowdown fears grow © dpa/AFP Marcel Kusch

German Business Confidence Falls to Nearly Three-Year Low

Frankfurt am Main (AFP) — German business confidence fell to a nearly three-year low in January, a closely-watched survey said Friday, in the latest sign of waning momentum in Europe’s top economy.

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Report: Amazon Eying Shipping Center in Israel

Amazon is preparing to set up local retail activity in Israel. The company is negotiating the lease of warehouses in central Israel for operational activities and for supplying the local market, people familiar with the matter who spoke on conditions of anonymity told Calcalist.

TOPSHOT - Pope Francis is welcomed and photographed upon his arrival for a meeting with workers of the Ilva steel plant as part of a one-day visit in Genoa, on May 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Andreas SOLARO (Photo credit should read ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope Francis Shocks Workers With Pro-Capitalism Pitch

Speaking to workers and business people in Italy’s port city of Genoa Saturday, Pope Francis surprised his hearers by praising entrepreneurship and touting the importance of healthy businesses for the economy.

Leftist Jerry Rubin at Resist Trump (Adelle Nazarian / Breitbart News)

California Progressives Organize to ‘Resist Trump’

SANTA MONICA — Over one hundred “progressives” vowed to “resist” President-elect Donald Trump on Sunday as they gathered at the Mt. Olive Lutheran Church in this well-to-do coastal California city to organize efforts to combat the incoming administration.

A Trump owned hotel on May 06, 2016 in New York City.

Donald Trump Reportedly Working to Transfer Businesses to His Children

“We’re all working and preparing for this transition in advance of him being sworn in on January 20 and as updates become available we will go and share those with you,” spokesman Jason Miller tells reporters. Transferring the Trump business may be part of that transition.

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Davos: Five Million Jobs Lost to AI/ Robots by 2020

In a bleak new report, the World Economic Forum (WEF) predicts heavy job losses to automation and robotics over the next four years as technological advances significantly reshape the industrial landscape. The WEF outlines its grim forecast for the labor