WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED II

The chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of

CNN - 27 min 26 sec ago
The chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff is warning ISIS is still a global threat, and as Arwa Damon reports, the militant group is cashed up and making plans for the future.

Stock picker who predicted $5,000 bitcoin says it's on track to top Apple's market cap

CNBC - 32 min 34 sec ago
Standpoint Research's Ronnie Moas says the price of bitcoin could jump to $50,000 within the decade.

Girl, 15, survives 'Jaws-like' shark attack

SKY NEWS - 1 hour 33 min ago
A 15-year-old girl who was catapulted into the air by a 15ft shark has likened the attack to a Jaws film.

Trump to press China on North Korea, trade on Beijing visit

CNBC - 1 hour 36 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump will be stepping up a strategy to have Beijing help rein in Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions.

Chinese President Xi Jinping's ideology

CNN - 1 hour 46 min ago
Chinese President Xi Jinping's ideology is now enshrined in the Communist Party's constitution. He is the third leader to have his thoughts and name added to the constitution. CNN's Matt Rivers reports.

Kobe Steel plant that supplied plane components being checked

CNBC - 1 hour 46 min ago
Japanese authorities are conducting safety checks at a Kobe Steel Ltd aluminum plant that supplied components for a domestically built passenger aircraft.

Russia's interest in bitcoin is overestimated, says head of VTB International

CNBC - 2 hours 6 min ago
Media reports have overblown Russia's interest for bitcoin, the head of the Russian bank VTB International told CNBC Tuesday morning.

China's fiscal deficit is going to come in under Beijing's target, says finance minister

CNBC - 2 hours 14 min ago
China's 2017 fiscal deficit will be less than the budget deficit target of 3 percent, its finance minister said.

China has grand ambitions to dethrone the dollar. It may make a powerful move this year

CNBC - 2 hours 28 min ago
The plan is to price oil in yuan using a gold-backed futures contract in Shanghai, but the road will be long and hard.

Merkel has ‘chance’ to form German government but must compromise more, says FDP leader

CNBC - 2 hours 34 min ago
With a reduced level of support, Angela Merkel is being asked to make concessions.

How the ECB could deliver a shock to markets

CNBC - 2 hours 35 min ago
In July, ECB President Mario Draghi said that discussions regarding a change in monetary policy stance will begin in the fall.

Why everyone's talking about bitcoin and Zimbabwe

CNBC - 2 hours 35 min ago
A surge in demand for digital currency in Zimbabwe has highlighted an interesting quirk in the trading of bitcoin, as well as the current economic woes the African country is facing.

Hong Kong Protest Leaders Are Freed on Bail to Pursue Appeal

NEW YORK TIMES - 2 hours 59 min ago
Joshua Wong and Nathan Law, key figures in the democracy movement, seek to appeal the sentences that led allies to call them political prisoners.

US considers slapping sanctions back on Myanmar a year after removing them

CNBC - 3 hours 34 sec ago
Washington is considering re-imposing targeted sanctions on Myanmar in response to the atrocities against Rohingya.

Across Myanmar, Denial of Ethnic Cleansing and Loathing of Rohingya

NEW YORK TIMES - 3 hours 12 min ago
Claims that atrocities were staged, along with stark hate speech against Rohingya Muslims, are blaring out from social media and official statements.

Europe Edition: Donald Trump, Syria, Migrants: Your Tuesday Briefing

NEW YORK TIMES - 3 hours 21 min ago
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

China's Communist Party officially enshrines Xi in constitution

CNBC - 3 hours 30 min ago
China's ruling Communist Party on Tuesday approved an amendment to its constitution directly mentioning Chinese President Xi Jinping's name.

Footsteps: Chasing the Spirit of a Fractured Spain through García Lorca

NEW YORK TIMES - 3 hours 49 min ago
The powerful voice of the Spanish poet and playwright Federico García Lorca is still one that binds this nation in the midst of its current struggles.

China’s Entrepreneurs Squirm Under Xi’s Tightening Grip

NEW YORK TIMES - 4 hours 31 min ago
The Communist Party increasingly asserts its authority over business leaders, weakening their drive to invest and eroding confidence in the country.

New Zealand's incoming PM wants to change the central bank's mandate

CNBC - 4 hours 58 min ago
New Zealand's incoming prime minister Jacinda Ardern wants to add employment and inflation to the central bank's focus.

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