US shutdown talks stall ahead of deadline

US shutdown talks stall ahead of deadline

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWATCH: Nick Kwek toured the border dividing the US state of Arizona and Mexico’s Sonora Talks between US Republicans and Democrats to reach a border security agreement and avoid another government shutdown have stalled, reports say.Negotiators had wanted a deal by Monday to give Congress time to…

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Trump military transgender ban goes ahead

Trump military transgender ban goes ahead

Image copyright Reuters Image caption People protest President Trump’s announcement of plans to reinstate a ban on transgender individuals from serving The United States Supreme Court has allowed President Donald Trump to enforce his policy of banning certain transgender people from the military.The court voted 5-4 to grant a Trump administration request to lift injunctions…

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Four things to know for the week ahead

Four things to know for the week ahead

It’s Monday, it’s a new week, and while we won’t pretend to know everything that’s going to happen over the next seven days, we have some sense of what’s coming up.Here’s your briefing on some of the most important and interesting stories happening in the week ahead.1) Gay marriage in Asia? Image copyright EPA What’s…

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Four things to know for the week ahead

Four things to know for the week ahead

It’s Monday, it’s a new week, and while we won’t pretend to know everything that’s going to happen over the next seven days, we have some sense of what’s coming up.Here’s your briefing on some of the most important and interesting stories happening in the week ahead.1) El Chapo goes on trial Image copyright AFP/Getty/Reuters…

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Five things to know for the week ahead

Five things to know for the week ahead

It’s Monday, it’s a new week, and while we won’t pretend we know everything that’s going to happen over the next seven days, we have some sense of what’s coming up.Here’s your briefing on some of the most important and interesting stories happening in the week ahead.1) US and China trade blows Image copyright AFP…

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Four things to know for the week ahead

Four things to know for the week ahead

It’s Monday, it’s a new week, and while we won’t pretend we know everything that’s going to happen over the next seven days, we have some sense of what’s coming up.Here’s your briefing on some of the most important and interesting stories happening in the week ahead.1) Face to face in Pyongyang Image copyright AFP…

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Five things to know for the week ahead

Five things to know for the week ahead

It’s Monday, it’s a new week, and while we won’t pretend we know everything that’s going to happen over the next seven days, we have some sense of what is coming up.Here’s your briefing on some of the most important and interesting stories happening in the week ahead.1) The crash revisited Image copyright Getty Images…

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