News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Jan 06, 2019, 09:09 AM(IST)

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Read the top five stories of the day. 

Clashes erupt in Paris as 'yellow vests' protest at unrepentant Macron

The latest "yellow vest" marches began peacefully but degenerated in the afternoon as protesters threw missiles at riot police blocking bridges over the Seine.

Trump says little progress as govt shutdown in third week

Talks aimed at ending a partial US government shutdown which entered its third week on Saturday made little progress but were to continue on Sunday, President Donald Trump said.

US Vice President Mike Pence meets with Democratic aides to discuss shutdown impasse

US Vice President Mike Pence and other senior Trump administration officials met on Saturday with Democratic congressional staffers to try to break a deadlock over a proposed border wall and end a two-week-old partial government shutdown.

UK's May could seek more time before final Brexit vote: Report

British Prime Minister Theresa May might again push back a final vote in parliament on her Brexit deal, less than three months before the country is due to leave the European Union, a newspaper reported.

ND vs AUS: Australia lose three wickets after rain delay

Indian bowlers dismissed three Australian batsmen in quick succession after rain delay, on day 4 of the fourth test match. 

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