Shutdown deadline looms, wall talks stall

The White House has not ruled out another federal government shutdown, even as it signalled a willingness to obtain funding for US President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall by other means.

Trump may not be free at 2020 poll: Warren

Democrat presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has taken aim at US President Donald Trump, saying he ‘may not even be a free person’ by next year’s election.


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Bulgaria probe into 3rd UK poison suspect

Bulgaria will investigate reports of a third suspect in last year’s nerve agent poisoning of a Russian ex-spy in England, an official says.

Thai party faces ban over royal nomination

Thailand’s Election Commission is due to meet to consider possible punishments for the political party that nominated Princess Ubolratana – the king’s older sister – as its candidate for prime minister, an official says.

India illegal alcohol toll nears 100

Toxic alcohol has claimed nearly 100 lives in northern India, with dozens still hospitalised, while more than 200 people are being held in a police crackdown.