The 10 most important things in the world right now

PANMUNJOM, SOUTH KOREA – JANUARY 09: South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon (L) shakes hands with the head of North Korean delegation Ri Son-Gwon (R) before their meeting at the Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone on January 9, 2018 in Panmunjom, South Korea. Photo: by Korea Pool/Getty Images

Hello! Here’s what’s happening on Tuesday.

1. North and South Korea met for their first formal talks in more than two years. The two countries met at the truce village of Panmunjom and agreed to send a North Korean delegation to the Olympics.

2. US officials are trying to stop US President Donald Trump from attacking North Korea. National security adviser H.R. McMaster has advocated for the attack.

3. A US spy satellite has been lost. The satellite was launched aboard a SpaceX rocket but failed to reach orbit.

4. A British couple were found guilty of planning an ISIS-inspired chemical attack. The couple shared links to ISIS propaganda and instructions on how to make ricin.

5. Australia’s same-sex marriage laws went into effect today. Australia is the 26th country to have legalised same-sex marriage.

6. Thirty US Democrats have called for a vote to restore net neutrality. The Federal Communications Committee voted to repeal net neutrality last month, and a simple majority Senate win could overturn that move.

7. The International Olympic Committee extended North Korea’s deadline to enter the Games. So far, only two figure skaters have secured a spot in the Olympics.

8. Iran is reconsidering its cooperation with the UN nuclear watchdog. Iran will make the decision after Trump decides in mid-January whether or not to follow the 2015 nuclear accord.

9. France’s consumer fraud watchdog is investigating Apple. Under French law, companies risk fines of up to 5% of annual sales for shortening the life of their products to encourage replacement.

10. A former Google engineer is suing Google for political and gender discrimination. The engineer was fired last year for posting a manifesto about women being less interested in tech because of biology.

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