Daily Archives: January 28, 2016

Inside the World Economic Forum in Davos. VICE News Video

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Every year since 1971 the world’s elite have gathered in Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting. What started as a small conference about management has ballooned into a famously exclusive gathering of business people, academics, and government officials.

The stated goals of the non-profit World Economic Forum are noble: the conference is organized around the principle that business leaders should work with leaders of government to address the world’s problems.

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Wednesday on the NewsHour, a confrontation between law enforcement and an anti-government militia in Oregon ends with arrests and one death. Also: Donald Trump opts out of the next debate, Kenya’s war against poachers, Google develops the latest in A.I. technology, a freed reporter works to reclaim his life, D.C. plans a WWI memorial and one student stands out as the only female welder. Video PBS NewsHour

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Militia members hold out at Oregon reserve after highway arrests

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Weeks into an armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon, federal and state officers corralled the anti-government militia leaders during a traffic stop. Gunfire erupted during the confrontation, and the group’s unofficial spokesman was shot and killed. In total, eight were taken into police custody and will face felony charges. Judy Woodruff reports. Video PBS NewsHour

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