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HIGHLIGHTS-The Trump presidency on April 23 at 7:41 p.m. EDT/2341 GMT

April 23 (Reuters) - Highlights for U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Sunday: GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN Trump puts pressure on Democrats as U.S. lawmakers work to avoid a government shutdown, saying Obamacare will die without a cash infusion the White House has offered in exchange for their agreement to fund his border wall.

NORTH KOREA North Korea says it is ready to sink a U.S. aircraft carrier to demonstrate its military might, in the latest sign of rising tension as Trump prepares to call the leaders of China and Japan.

BORDER WALL Trump says he expects Mexico to pay for the wall he has promised to build along the southern border, resuscitating a campaign promise that roiled U.S. relations with Mexico in the first week of his presidency.

ANTI-SEMITISM Trump says anti-Semitism should be defeated and calls the Holocaust the "darkest chapter of human history" in a video address, following two missteps by his administration regarding statements about genocide during World War Two.

ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT Trump will sign several executive orders on energy and the environment this week, which would make it easier for the United States to develop energy on and offshore, a White House official says.

INFRASTRUCTURE Trump reassured manufacturers gathered in the White House Roosevelt room on March 31 that a massive infrastructure program was coming soon. But putting a trillion-dollar infrastructure program to work could be easier said than done, as some of the projects suggested to the administration underscore.

(Compiled by Peter Cooney; Editing by Grant McCool)