A.M. Links: Trump's Wall, Government Shutdown, Two Executions in Arkansas


  • Todd Kranin

    "President Donald Trump signaled Monday he would be comfortable delaying a fight over a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border until September, possibly averting a government shutdown looming around his 100th day in office."

  • North Korea has threatened Australia with a nuclear strike over the Australian alliance with the United States.
  • Arkansas executed two death row inmates last night.
  • Former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue has been confirmed as secretary of agriculture by the Senate.
  • At least 12 people have died so far as a result of the protests in Venezuela against the regime of Nicolas Maduro.
  • Robert M. Pirsig, the author of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, has died at age 88.

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