A.M. Links: Steve Bannon to Appear Before House Intelligence Committee, Senate Democrats Aim to Restore Net Neutrality, Norway's Parliament Votes to Decriminalize All Drugs
"Chances of a government shutdown grew Monday as Republicans concluded that they would be unable to reach a long-term spending accord by the Friday deadline. GOP leaders are now turning to a short-term funding measure in hopes of keeping agencies open while talks continue, but Democratic leaders say they are unlikely to support any deal that does not protect young illegal immigrants."
- Steve Bannon is scheduled to appear before the House Intelligence Committee today.
- Senate Democrats say they have 50 votes, including that of Republican Susan Collins of Maine, to override the FCC's recent repeal of net neutrality rules.
- A Danish inventor named Peter Madsen has been charged with the murder of Swedish journalist Kim Wall.
- A Japanese broadcaster mistakenly sent out a warning about a North Korean missile attack.
- Norway's Parliament has voted to decriminalize all drugs.
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