WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED II

Women turn out big for march—in both blue and red states

CNBC - 17 min 11 sec ago
A second day of demonstrations got underway as women and their allies flooded the streets in cities across the world.

The 10 biggest US tech companies will top $1 trillion in sales this year

CNBC - 52 min 11 sec ago
Ten largest U.S. tech firms by sales expected to top $1 trillion in revenue this year as the biggest get bigger.

We tried to cheat at HQ Trivia — and failed miserably

CNBC - 56 min 11 sec ago
CNBC decided to see if we could cheat our way to a win playing HQ Trivia.

Greeks call for Macedonia to change its name

SKY NEWS - 1 hour 29 min ago
More than 100,000 Greeks have protested in the city of Thessaloniki to demand the country of Macedonia stops using the name.

A Death in Kosovo Stokes Fears and Threatens Peace

NEW YORK TIMES - 1 hour 54 min ago
President Aleksander Vucic of Serbia made a hastily arranged visit to Kosovo to ease the fears of ethnic Serbs — fears that critics say he has stoked.

Government shutdown, day 2: Signs of progress emerge

CNBC - 2 hours 5 min ago
Republicans are getting behind a plan to keep the government funded through Feb. 8, which Democrats do not yet support.

Australia Diary: We’re Watching the Men

NEW YORK TIMES - 2 hours 6 min ago
As the #MeToo reckoning continues, a woman returning to Brisbane confronts the masculinity of work.

3 reasons why investors aren't buying into Venezuela's effort to float its own cryptocurrency

CNBC - 2 hours 7 min ago
Venezuela — rife with hyperinflation and signs of imminent collapse — has seen the future, and it's in cryptocurrency.

'We’re not going anywhere': The 2018 women’s marches show the movement’s endurance

CNBC - 2 hours 12 min ago
Some wondered whether marchers could sustain their energy for a whole year. On Saturday, the answer seemed to be yes.

Deadly Siege at Kabul's Largest Hotel

NEW YORK TIMES - 2 hours 25 min ago
A 12-hour gun battle at the Intercontinental Hotel in Afghanistan’s capital left five civilians and four assailants dead, and wounded another six people.

Peterborough Journal: This City Once Made Much of What Canada Bought. But No More.

NEW YORK TIMES - 3 hours 16 min ago
With the closing of plants like a 126-year-old G.E. factory, many in Peterborough, Ontario, scoff at the idea that Nafta benefits only Canada and Mexico.

Women rushed to get IUDs fearing Trump’s threats to repeal Obamacare

CNBC - 4 hours 7 min ago
Trump's pledges to repeal and replace Obamacare may have caused a surge in women getting IUDs.

Angela Merkel Inches Closer to Germany Coalition Government

NEW YORK TIMES - 4 hours 9 min ago
The Social Democrats will enter formal talks with the chancellor’s Christian Democrats, but the party’s grass roots would have to approve a final deal.

How to use your investments to support women in the workplace

CNBC - 4 hours 11 min ago
If you want to support women in the workplace, the right portfolio strategy can back that up.

Despite Trump tweet, McConnell opposes using 'nuclear option' in shutdown battle

CNBC - 4 hours 17 min ago
The president urged the Senate to use a simple majority of votes to end the shutdown, but the majority leader opposes such a move.

Rocket Lab, a next generation space company, sets a milestone by reaching orbit

CNBC - 4 hours 18 min ago
Rocket Lab took a major step toward opening low-cost access to a new sector of the space industry.

Germany's socialist party agrees to talks

SKY NEWS - 4 hours 33 min ago
Germany's left-wing party has agreed to coalition talks with Angela Merkel's conservatives after four months of deadlock.

3 money truths hidden in Jay-Z's lyrics

CNBC - 4 hours 37 min ago
Listen up.

Amazon's automated grocery store will launch Monday after a year of false starts

CNBC - 5 hours 7 min ago
After nearly a year's delay, Amazon Go is finally opening to the public on Monday.

Demonstrations Against Kabila in Congo Leave at Least 5 Dead

NEW YORK TIMES - 5 hours 36 min ago
Protesters gathered in the Democratic Republic of Congo for the second time in less than a month, demanding elections and an end to Joseph Kabila’s extended presidency.

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