WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED II

Former gang members trying to reform

CNN - 21 min 6 sec ago
Former gang members trying to reform their lives are worried that if President Trump ends the Temporary Protected Status program for 200,000 Salvadorans in the US, it will lead to more crime and poverty in El Salvador, already one of the world's most dangerous nations.

Concerns are mounting over a joint plan

CNN - 21 min 6 sec ago
Concerns are mounting over a joint plan from Myanmar and Bangladesh to repatriate hundreds of thousands of ethnic Rohingya who fled violence in Myanmar's western Rakhine State.

Italy has an election coming soon — and ‘serious political risk’ is back

CNBC - 25 min 16 sec ago
There’s a key moment coming up in Italian politics that could have repercussions for the entire European Union.

'Trump is a revolution, unfortunately, and I'm concerned,' Nobel Prize-winner Robert Shiller says

CNBC - 49 min 16 sec ago
U.S. President Donald Trump is like a "revolution" taking place in U.S. society, according to Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller.

Immigration deal distant as leaders try to avert shutdown

CNBC - 1 hour 38 min ago
Conservative lawmakers have dampened GOP leaders' plans to prevent a government shutdown.

Ex-CIA officer arrested, charged with keeping documents

CNBC - 2 hours 26 min ago
A former CIA officer has been arrested and charged with illegally retaining classified records.

Joshua Wong, Democracy Advocate, Is Sentenced in Hong Kong

NEW YORK TIMES - 2 hours 51 min ago
Joshua Wong got three months in prison for his role in 2014 protests demanding freer elections for the leader of Hong Kong.

20 nations commit to considering more sanctions on North Korea

CNBC - 4 hours 7 min ago
Nations that attended the meeting in Vancouver agreed to consider imposing additional unilateral sanctions on Pyongyang.

Hong Kong democracy leader Joshua Wong jailed a second time for 2014 protest

CNBC - 4 hours 29 min ago
Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong, 21, was sentenced to a second jail term of three months on Wednesday.

Only one major cryptocurrency is gaining amid a market-wide sell-off

CNBC - 5 hours 4 min ago
Just one of the top 50 cryptocurrencies saw its price rise over the last 24 hours amid a broad market sell-off.

'Black swan' event could threaten China's stability, regulator warns

CNBC - 5 hours 33 min ago
Bad debt and high levels of shadow banking activities are among the country's most worrisome risks.

US Senate advances bill to renew NSA's internet surveillance program

CNBC - 5 hours 35 min ago
The US Senate has advanced a bill to renew the NSA's warrantless internet surveillance program.

Ex-C.I.A. Officer Suspected of Compromising Chinese Informants Is Arrested

NEW YORK TIMES - 6 hours 2 min ago
The arrest of the former officer, Jerry Chun Shing Lee, 53, capped an intense F.B.I. investigation that began around 2012 after the C.I.A. began losing its agents in China.

Bitcoin and ethereum suffered massive drops, but many cryptocurrencies are faring even worse

CNBC - 6 hours 13 min ago
Bitcoin, ethereum and litecoin price declines weren't as bad as many other tokens during the broad market sell-off.

Former US military leaders are warning

CNN - 6 hours 55 min ago
Former US military leaders are warning President Trump about the dangers of a first strike on North Korea, asking him to exhaust all diplomatic measures first. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

Dramatic stock market reversal signals more volatility ahead

CNBC - 7 hours 5 min ago
Tuesday's dramatic stock market reversal signals the potential for more choppy trading ahead.

U.S. Withholds $65 Million From U.N. Relief Agency for Palestinians

NEW YORK TIMES - 7 hours 14 min ago
The Trump administration cut by more than half the funding it provides to the U.N. Relief and Works Agency, which funds schools and clinics for Palestinians.

U.S.-Backed Force Could Cement a Kurdish Enclave in Syria

NEW YORK TIMES - 7 hours 22 min ago
The creation of a new military force in Syria raises fears of fighting among American allies and could draw the U.S. deeper into the conflict.

Mueller's subpoena could give Bannon some cover in Trump probe, legal experts say

CNBC - 7 hours 23 min ago
White-collar crime experts offered various reasons for the special counsel's decision.

Asian stocks poised for declines following Wall Street reversal; bitcoin stumbles

CNBC - 7 hours 31 min ago
Wall Street closed lower and digital currencies plunged ahead of Asia's Wednesday trading day.

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