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News Wrap: House challenges Trump on border national emergency

JUDY WOODRUFF: In the day’s other news: Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives challenged President Trump on another front, the southern border. They voted to end the national emergency declaration that allows military funds be diverted from the military to building a border wall. The Republican-controlled Senate already approved the resolution, but the president is expected to veto it....

S. Korea’s National Assembly to begin annual audit of government bodies

South Korea’s National Assembly kicks off its annual audit of government ministries and their affiliate agencies at 10 a.m. Korea time on this Wednesday now for the next 20 days all 17 parliamentary committees will inspect 788 government bodies now this year’s audit is expected to be especially fierce since it will be the last under the mundane administration and...