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The Latest: Shakira calls for more early childhood education

The latest on the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in the Swiss ski resort of Davos (all times local):

12:15 a.m.

Shakira is suggesting an antidote for violent conflict and divisive populism: Get more kids in pre-school.

The Colombian singer is using her distinctive voice to lobby the world's rich and powerful at the World Economic Forum in Davos for more spending on early childhood education.

Asked if she had a message for U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, she urged solid education policies that instill "inclusiveness and tolerance" for future generations.

Recalling a childhood in Colombia marred by war, she said: "If we really want...

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