Hello! Here’s what you need to know on Tuesday.
1. The US has formally suspended its negotiations with Russia over the cease-fire in Syria. “Unfortunately, Russia failed to live up to its own commitments,” the State Department said.
2. Google is about to have its biggest event ever, and some analysts think the stock is going to $1,000.
3. Big-money investors are dumping stocks at the fastest pace in years, according to Goldman Sachs. There’s still uncertainty around earnings growth, the US presidential election, and the impact of higher interest rates.
4. The failed Colombia peace deal broadly split the country between those who have experienced the war first-hand and those who have mainly watched it on the news. “The rural world, which has lived through the conflict, bet on peace. The urban world said ‘No,'” one expert said.
5. Russia wants to talk to the Dutch ambassador over the MH17 findings, which said the missile used to shoot the Malaysia Airlines plane down was brought in from Russia.
6. A US federal court ruled against Indiana Governor and Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence’s attempt to bar Syrian refugees, calling it “nightmare speculation.”
7. The Pope and the head of the Church of England will say prayers together for the first time since England’s break from Rome gave rise to the Anglican church almost 500 years ago, the Vatican announced.
8. Salesforce has acquired marketing data software company Krux for $700 million, after spending $4 billion over the past year.
9. The executives in charge of Minecraft explain why it’s taken over the world. It encourages players to use their imaginations and stretch their creativity to build amazing things, rather than passively beholding a big-budget spectacle, according to Mojang CEO Jonas Mårtensson.
10. Amazon is reportedly exploring technology that could spell the end of privacy as we know it. Two startups with ties to Amazon are looking into ways to allow delivery people to leave packages in your house or apartment when no one is home.
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