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Putin is world’s most powerful man, Trump in second: Forbes

NEW YORK: Vladimir Putin was the world's most powerful person for a fourth straight year in 2016, with US president-elect Donald Trump in second place, Forbes magazine said Wednesday in its annual rankings. "Russia's president has exerted his country's influence in nearly every corner of the globe," the US business magazine wrote. The 64-year old Russian leader is "unconstrained by conventional global norms (and) his reach has magnified in recent years," Forbes said. The magazine wrote that at number two, Trump, who…