White House cancels US delegation trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos hours after throwing wrench into congressional trip to Afghanistan

REUTERS/Carlos Barria President Donald Trump on Thursday canceled the US delegation’s annual trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, “out of consideration” for the furloughed federal employees amid the ongoing partial government shutdown. Trump attended the forum in 2018 but was expected to send a delegation of senior US officials this year. The […]

Putin may make rare appearance at World Economic Forum in Davos

Russian President Vladimir Putin may attend the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Switzerland, the Kremlin has hinted on Wednesday. Putin has not attended the prestigious business and political meeting since 2009. “There is an old, constantly renewed invitation for Putin to come to Davos,” presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists. He added that the final […]

#Romanovs100 & #1917LIVE to showcase at America's biggest education forum SXSW EDU 2019

Educational history projects #Romanovs100 & #1917LIVE panel at America’s major education fair SXSW EDU will take place in March 2019. SXSW EDU will run for the 9th time since 2011 when South by Southwest branched out into a separate education festival. A prestigious international platform, SXSW EDU supports the community’s desire to connect, collaborate and impact the […]

Melania Trump scraps plans to attend World Economic Forum in Davos with the president

AP Photo/Evan Vucci First Lady Melania Trump will not attend the World Economic Forum with President Donald Trump, according to a statement from her communications director Stephanie Grisham, who cited “scheduling and logistical issues.” The president’s trip had also been in limbo during the federal government shutdown over the weekend, but was confirmed after Congress […]

2019 Mustang GT500: Forum offers clues about engine, brakes

Seems like there’s an intriguing leak per day over at the Mustang6G forum, which on Monday had posted a photo that seemed to pretty much cinch the existence of a 2018 Bullitt Mustang. Now, the forum has posted what it says are Ford documents and pictures that seem to confirm a supercharged 5.2-liter engine is […]

U.S. tech firms must do more to combat extremism, says the World Economic Forum

(Reuters) — U.S. tech firms such as Facebook and Twitter should be more aggressive in tackling extremism and political misinformation if they want to avoid government action, a report from the World Economic Forum said on Monday. The study from the Swiss nonprofit organization adds to a chorus of calls for Silicon Valley to stem […]