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US government shutdown looms over border wall row


Trump: "Any measure that funds the government must include border security"



A partial US government shutdown is now all but assured after US lawmakers failed to break a budget impasse.

Mr Trump, who has to sign off any deal, is insisting $5.7bn (£4.5bn) in government funding be included to help build his long-promised US border wall.

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1MDB: Malaysia charges Goldman Sachs and two bankers




Malaysia has filed criminal charges against Goldman Sachs and two former employees in connection with a corruption and money laundering probe at the country's investment fund, 1MDB.

The US bank has been under scrutiny for its role in helping to raise funds for the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB).

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Drunk Japan Airlines pilot jailed for 10 months

Japanese pilot Katsutoshi Jitsukawa failed a breath test 50 minutes before he was due to fly




A Japanese pilot has been jailed after being caught more than nine times over the alcohol limit as he prepared to fly a passenger jet from Heathrow airport.

Judge Phillip Matthews condemned Katsutoshi Jitsukawa, 42, saying the prospect of him flying the Japan Airlines (JAL) plane was "too appalling to contemplate".

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