16 US states, including California and New York, band together to sue President Donald Trump over his use of emergency powers to build a border wall.
- 25-year old murder of a woman solved when police in Minnesota run DNA though a genealogy site and find suspect
- American snowboarder David Wise wins first of 2 consecutive Olympic halfpipe gold medals in Sochi; wins again in Pyeongchang (2018)
- Australian political parties hacked by a "sophisticated state actor" Prime Minister Scott Morrison says, just months ahead of general election
- British parliamentary committee issues scathing report on Facebook, accusing company of breaking privacy laws, calling for new regulations
- Gun battle in Pulwama, Indian-controlled Kashmir, kills nine with Pakistan-based group Jaish-e-Mohammad held responsible
- Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei says ""There's no way the US can crush us" in interview with BBC, saying his daughter's arrest politically motivated
- NHL hockey team Carolina Hurricanes owner Tom Dundon agrees to invest $250 million into the Alliance of American Football; named new chairman of the AAF