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Davos 2014 Headlines

U.S. leads pushback against emerging market angst at G20

The world's rich nations pushed back on Friday against emerging market complaints about the spillover effects of their monetary policies, saying they had to get their own houses in order and get with the agenda of boosting global growth.

U.S. backs G20 crackdown on global tax loopholes

The United States threw its weight behind a push to make global taxation reform a key goal for the Group of 20 advanced and emerging economies, supporting moves to close loopholes used by major multinationals to avoid tax.

G20 draft communique pushes growth - Bloomberg

The Group of 20 will commit to concrete measures to significantly raise global growth while recognizing the need for monetary policy in advanced economies to normalize, Bloomberg News reported on Friday, citing a draft communique.


Flynn could prove to be key asset in Mueller's U.S. campaign probe, sources say

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK Lawyers for former national security adviser Michael Flynn have halted communications with U.S. President Donald Trump's legal team, a potentially critical step in the probe into contacts between Trump's election campaign and Russia, sources familiar with the investigation said on Friday.