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    Trump Slaps Steep Tariffs on Foreign Washing Machines and Solar Products

    Trump Slaps Steep Tariffs on Foreign Washing Machines and Solar Products


    Workers installing solar panels in New Mexico. President Trump has approved solar tariffs for the next four...

    The Trump administration said it would impose steep tariffs on imports, the first major step by the administration to erect the kind of barriers the president frequently threatened.
    Fox in the Globalist Henhouse? Davos Awaits Trump’s Arrival

    Fox in the Globalist Henhouse? Davos Awaits Trump’s Arrival


    The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, has always drawn elites who believe in globalism, climate change and free...

    How will President Trump’s protectionism go over at the elite World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland, which draws leaders who believe in globalism and free trade?
    China’s Housing Market Is Like a Casino. Can a Property Tax Tame It?

    China’s Housing Market Is Like a Casino. Can a Property Tax Tame It?


    Potential buyers stand in a line during the first day of sales of a property project in Nanjing, China. Speculators hoping to ride the wave of rising prices often scoop up properties that sit...

    Officials appear to be warming to the idea of imposing the country’s first national tax on homes to cool a market subject to wild booms and busts.
    What Will Trump Do in Davos: DealBook Briefing

    What Will Trump Do in Davos: DealBook Briefing


    He is a populist president, but if he attends the World Economic Forum (a big if, given the government shutdown), will he provoke division or stress...

    He is a populist president, but if he attends the World Economic Forum (a big if, given the government shutdown), will he provoke division or stress unity?
    After #OscarsSoWhite, Hispanics Seek Their Hollywood Moment

    After #OscarsSoWhite, Hispanics Seek Their Hollywood Moment


    “When will our exclusion matter?” asked Alex Nogales, president of the National Hispanic Media Coalition, a watchdog...

    The last time a Hispanic actor was nominated for an Academy Award was 2012 and, according to a study, only 3 percent of speaking characters in films are Latino.
    Morgan Stanley Says Harold Ford Jr. Wasn’t Fired for Sexual Misconduct

    Morgan Stanley Says Harold Ford Jr. Wasn’t Fired for Sexual Misconduct


    Harold E. Ford Jr., a former five-term Democrat in the House from Tennessee, in 2010. Before he was fired last month, Mr. Ford had spent seven years at Morgan Stanley recruiting...

    Six weeks after firing the former congressman, Morgan Stanley said the dismissal wasn’t due to sexual misconduct. Mr. Ford had been a polarizing figure at the bank.

    Pharma Deals, Shutdown Pact Help Stocks Set More Records


    Hefty gains for energy and technology companies helped U.S. stocks set more records Monday. Drugmakers announced two major deals worth about $20 billion and smaller-company stocks climbed after the Senate reached a short-term deal to end the government...

    Hefty gains for energy and technology companies helped U.S. stocks set more records Monday. Drugmakers announced two major deals worth about $20 billion and smaller-company stocks climbed after the Senate reached a short-term deal to end the government shutdown.
    Richemont, Doubling Down on Online Luxury, May Buy Yoox Net-a-Porter

    Richemont, Doubling Down on Online Luxury, May Buy Yoox Net-a-Porter


    A Cartier stand at a watchmaking exhibition in Geneva this month. Richemont, the Swiss conglomerate that owns Cartier, also controls other luxury brands, including IWC and...

    The Swiss conglomerate made a surprise $3.4 billion offer nearly three years after Yoox and Net-a-Porter merged in an all-share deal.
    Montana Governor Signs Order to Force Net Neutrality

    Montana Governor Signs Order to Force Net Neutrality


    Gov. Steve Bullock of Montana in November. On Monday, he signed an executive order that will bar any internet service provider that does business with the state from blocking or charging more for faster delivery of...

    An executive order forbids broadband providers with new or renewed state contracts to block or charge higher fees for faster delivery of websites.
    U.S. Accuses Accountants of Trying to Game Reviews of KPMG Audits

    U.S. Accuses Accountants of Trying to Game Reviews of KPMG Audits


    Five former employees of KPMG and a former employee of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board were charged with plotting to use confidential information before the board’s review of the company’s auditing...

    Prosecutors have charged five former KPMG employees and a former government accountant with plotting to help the auditing firm get a leg up in a regulatory review.
    Heads of State and C.E.O.s in Davos Beware: 6 Feet of Snow in 6 Days

    Heads of State and C.E.O.s in Davos Beware: 6 Feet of Snow in 6 Days


    On the eve of the World Economic Forum, the Alpine town of Davos, Switzerland, is buried in...

    A weekend blizzard was still filling the mountain valley with more snow on Monday night as heads of state and C.E.O.s tried to gather for the World Economic Forum.
    Retiring: There’s Community and Consensus. But It’s No Commune.

    Retiring: There’s Community and Consensus. But It’s No Commune.


    The Pioneer Valley Cohousing Community in Amherst, Mass., is multigenerational, but some cohousing developments are mostly or exclusively occupied by senior...

    A small movement with an ungainly name, cohousing, is appealing to more people of retirement age — and younger — who no longer want to be isolated.
    Megyn Kelly vs. Jane Fonda: The Rematch

    Megyn Kelly vs. Jane Fonda: The Rematch


    Megyn Kelly, a host of NBC’s “Today” show, addressed Jane Fonda’s complaints about plastic surgery questions by invoking Ms. Fonda’s “Hanoi Jane” nickname from five decades...

    Giving NBC’s morning audience a glimpse of her Fox News persona, Ms. Kelly said Ms. Fonda “has no business lecturing anyone on what qualifies as offensive.”
    Camila Cabello’s Solo Debut Opens at No. 1

    Camila Cabello’s Solo Debut Opens at No. 1


    Camila Cabello’s first solo album debuted at the top of the Billboard 200, boosted by its hit single,...

    The former Fifth Harmony member’s new album, “Camila,” had the equivalent of 119,000 sales. “The Greatest Showman” soundtrack slid to No. 2.
    The Shift: What if a Healthier Facebook Is Just … Instagram?

    The Shift: What if a Healthier Facebook Is Just … Instagram?


    As Facebook undergoes a renovation focused on improving its users’ well-being, the company could take inspiration from an app it already...

    As Facebook undergoes a renovation focused on improving its users’ well-being, the company could take inspiration from an app it already owns.
    Isabelle Kocher Breaks the Corporate Mold

    Isabelle Kocher Breaks the Corporate Mold


    Isabelle Kocher, chief executive of Engie, one of Europe’s biggest power companies, is one of the seven chairwomen of this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos,...

    The chief executive of the French company Engie is one of the seven chairwomen leading the World Economic Forum this year.
    No Passport or Ticket: How a Woman Evaded Airport Security and Flew to London

    No Passport or Ticket: How a Woman Evaded Airport Security and Flew to London


    Marilyn Hartman in police custody (clockwise from upper left) in 2018, 2016, 2015 and 2014. Ms. Hartman, who has a history of sneaking aboard planes, slipped past security at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago on Jan. 14 and arrived in London the...

    Marilyn Hartman has successfully sneaked onto three flights since 2014 and attempted to breach airport security at least a dozen times.
    Sanofi, Facing Threat From Generics, Moves to Buy Hemophilia Drug Maker

    Sanofi, Facing Threat From Generics, Moves to Buy Hemophilia Drug Maker


    Sanofi’s offer would involve paying $105 in cash for each share of Bioverativ, a 64 percent premium on the target company’s closing price on...

    The $11.6 billion deal for Bioverativ would bolster the French pharmaceutical giant’s portfolio as it faces falling sales for its diabetes drug, Lantus.
    News Analysis: Populism Is Waning, Which Is Reason to Party in Davos

    News Analysis: Populism Is Waning, Which Is Reason to Party in Davos


    The World Economic Forum, a gathering of global leaders, begins on Tuesday in Davos, Switzerland. The last time the leaders convened for this meeting, they found themselves in an uncustomary position: in the cross hairs of a global...

    As the World Economic Forum convenes in Davos, the powerful are feeling optimistic because of waning worries about populism and global economic growth.
    Delta Air Lines Tightens Rules for Service and Support Animals

    Delta Air Lines Tightens Rules for Service and Support Animals


    A service dog on a United Airlines plane at Newark Liberty International Airport during a training exercise last year. Delta Air Lines said on Friday it would soon require more documentation for such...

    The carrier will require more preflight documentation as a surge in animals used to aid disabled travelers and offer emotional support has raised safety concerns.

    Nafta Talks Resume and Trump Plans to Speak at Davos Economic Forum


    Mexico and Canada are expected to offer their own proposals in the Nafta talks. The government will estimate U.S. economic growth in the fourth...

    Mexico and Canada are expected to offer their own proposals in the Nafta talks. The government will estimate U.S. economic growth in the fourth quarter.
    Sundance, Steeped in Weinstein Mystique, Enters a New Era

    Sundance, Steeped in Weinstein Mystique, Enters a New Era


    The lawyer Gloria Allred, after speaking at a rally over the weekend at the Sundance Film...

    Harvey Weinstein helped put the Sundance Film Festival on the map. But organizers say this year’s slate, which puts women front and center, shows the festival has moved on.
    John Coleman, Co-Founder of the Weather Channel, Dies at 83

    John Coleman, Co-Founder of the Weather Channel, Dies at 83


    John Coleman, right, a founder of the Weather Channel, in 1981 with his co-founder, Frank Batten, publisher of The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk,Va., and chairman of Landmark...

    The first weather forecaster on “Good Morning America,” Mr. Coleman started the Weather Channel in 1981, but was forced out after a year.
    Peterborough Journal: This City Once Made Much of What Canada Bought. But No More.

    Peterborough Journal: This City Once Made Much of What Canada Bought. But No More.


    The Quaker Oats plant in Peterborough, Ontario. One of the larger and older manufacturing plants still in operation, the factory is an icon in the heart of in the...

    With the closing of plants like a 126-year-old G.E. factory, many in Peterborough, Ontario, scoff at the idea that Nafta benefits only Canada and Mexico.
    There Is Nothing Virtual About Bitcoin’s Energy Appetite

    There Is Nothing Virtual About Bitcoin’s Energy Appetite


    An employee at a Bitmain facility in Inner Mongolia, one of the biggest Bitcoin farms in the...

    Creating a single token requires as much electricity as two years’ worth of consumption by an average American home. Some enthusiasts believe that’s a problem.
    Hedi Slimane Taking the Reins at Céline

    Hedi Slimane Taking the Reins at Céline


    Hedi Slimane is joining Céline as its artistic, creative and image...

    The designer, who reinvigorated Yves Saint Laurent with a hard rock look, now will be directing a brand that has emphasized clothes for working women.
    Nations Seek the Elusive Cure for Cyberattacks

    Nations Seek the Elusive Cure for Cyberattacks


    Workers in May at South Korea’s Internet and Security Agency in Seoul watched electronic boards monitoring possible ransomware...

    Securing the world from these types of attacks will be on the agenda when many of the world’s top leaders gather at the World Economic Forum in Davos this week.
    Resolving Who Owns What Land Lies at Heart of Zimbabwe’s Future

    Resolving Who Owns What Land Lies at Heart of Zimbabwe’s Future


    An abandoned homestead in Mazowe, Zimbabwe, in November. Villagers were harassed by the police for years because Grace Mugabe wanted their...

    Even as villagers in land coveted by Grace Mugabe celebrated the end of an era, determining who has title to farms is a critical step in Zimbabwe’s development and democratization.
    Yes, People Really Are Eating Tide Pods. No, It’s Not Safe.

    Yes, People Really Are Eating Tide Pods. No, It’s Not Safe.


    Poison control centers last year received 10,570 reports of children 5 or younger being exposed to laundry detergent...

    An improbable and dangerous idea promoted on the internet has become a cause for genuine concern, the authorities said.
    T. Boone Pickens, a Texas-Size Businessman, Calls It Quits

    T. Boone Pickens, a Texas-Size Businessman, Calls It Quits


    A cantankerous self-made tycoon, Mr. Pickens shook up the oil business, promoted the concept of shareholder value and evangelized for renewable...

    A cantankerous self-made tycoon, Mr. Pickens shook up the oil business, promoted the concept of shareholder value and evangelized for renewable energy.
    Keeping Alaïa Alive: A Designer Died, but His Brand Did Not

    Keeping Alaïa Alive: A Designer Died, but His Brand Did Not


    Azzedine Alaïa, by Lord Snowdon, 1990. “He didn’t want money or glory, but he wanted his work and the work of designers he admired to be available to the next generation,” Carla Sozzani said of Mr....

    Two months after Azzedine Alaïa’s death, his company plots a course for the future.
    Nicolle Wallace’s Road From the White House to 30 Rock

    Nicolle Wallace’s Road From the White House to 30 Rock


    Nicolle Wallace on the set of “Deadline: White House,” a daily news program on MSNBC where President Trump is her frequent on-air...

    How a former aide to George W. Bush and campaign strategist for John McCain’s 2008 presidential run has became a somewhat unlikely TV star at MSNBC.
    Joe Frank, Spinner of Strange Radio Tales, Is Dead at 79

    Joe Frank, Spinner of Strange Radio Tales, Is Dead at 79


    Joe Frank, whose radio monologues brought listeners to strange new places, in an undated...

    Delivered in a measured baritone, Mr. Frank’s monologues trod the line between fact and fiction and brought listeners into unusual territory.
    Herbert Schmertz, Innovative Public-Relations Man, Dies at 87

    Herbert Schmertz, Innovative Public-Relations Man, Dies at 87


    Herbert Schmertz at a presidential campaign event for Robert F. Kennedy, speaking at rear, in...

    Mr. Schmertz promoted “advertorials” for Mobil Oil during the 1970s oil shortages and was instrumental in arranging its sponsorship of PBS programs.
    Christine Beshar, Trailblazing Lawyer, Dies at 88

    Christine Beshar, Trailblazing Lawyer, Dies at 88


    Christine Beshar, the first woman to become a partner at Cravath, Swaine & Moore, in her office in...

    She was one of the first female partners at a Wall Street law firm and, in another first, persuaded it to provide on-site emergency child-care.
    The 747 Had a Great Run. But Farewell Doesn’t Mean the End.

    The 747 Had a Great Run. But Farewell Doesn’t Mean the End.


    The final Boeing 747 flight by any commercial United States airline took to the sky recently, with some tears and farewells. But a new life for the plane...

    The final Boeing 747 flight by any commercial United States airline took to the sky recently, with some tears and farewells. But a new life for the plane beckons.
    Bank of America Executive Departs After Misconduct Claim

    Bank of America Executive Departs After Misconduct Claim


    Omeed Malik, who last week left his job as a managing director at Bank of America, in...

    The executive, Omeed Malik, was accused of inappropriate sexual conduct with a young woman, according to people briefed on the bank’s investigation.