Last-ditch efforts are underway in Washington to pass a budget bill. Immigration is the main issue splitting Republicans and Democrats and if the deadlock continues, funding runs out for the US federal government leading to a shutdown.
Also, YouTube finally responds to the scandal involving Logan Paul who posted film of a dead body, and a video of Russian air cadets dancing in their underwear has gone viral.
Syria has warned Turkey against mounting any attack in the north of the country, in an area controlled by Syrian Kurdish fighters. Also: the French President Emmanuel Macron begins his first official visit to Britain since taking office and swimmers rescued by drone in Australia.
They also agree to field a joint women's ice hockey team at the Pyeongchang Games. Also, a traditional healer in Guinea 'faked hundreds of pregnancies', and have divers in Mexico discovered the world's longest underwater cave?
MPs elect Roger Torrent at first meeting since Madrid dissolved regional parliament.
Also, Ethiopian government releases jailed opposition leader, North and South Korea agree to form joint women's ice hockey team for Winter Olympics, and is loneliness a new epidemic in the developed world ?