RT News - January 12, 2018 (17:00 MSK)

America's bot invasion: the U.S. army's on the lookout for software that can interact with - and potentially help to influence - social media users in other countries. One diplomatic blunder to another: President Trump pulls out of next month's UK visit over the cost of relocating the U.S. embassy - taking aim at Obama for the Bush-era decision. He then reportedly launches into an anti-migrant tirade in the Oval Office. One of the UK's top schools for girls is banning its staff from referring to pupils as 'girls' - in a move to adopt more 'gender-neutral language'. And in Germany, long-drawn-out government coalition talks finally yield a positive result, after the country's three major parties suffered setbacks in September's election.