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The Latest: Soros unveils $1B university plan, blasts Trump

DAVOS, Switzerland — George Soros says he’s injecting $1 billion into a new university network that the 89-year-old billionaire investor calls the “most important and most enduring project of my life." He told journalists Thursday on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, that he would "like to see it realized while I am still around.” Soros, a vociferous critic of U.S. President Donald Trump, announced the plans in a speech in which he criticized Trump as a “con man,” the “ultimate narcissist” and a “climate denier.” He also branded Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Viktor Orban of Soros' native Hungary as dictators.

The Associated Press