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Krystina Arielle: Star Wars supports High Republic host after racist abuse – (BBC News)
Krystina Arielle, the host of Star Wars: The High Republic Show, was attacked online.

Larry King Live Interviews - CNN – (CNN)

Covid: Italian PM brands vaccine delay 'unacceptable' – (BBC News)
Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has warned he will take legal action against Pfizer and AstraZeneca.

Covid: 'More deadly' UK variant claim played down by scientists – (BBC News)
One says he is surprised Boris Johnson shared the early data when it is "not particularly strong".

Biden tells Mexican president he will end Trump's 'draconian' immigration policies – (Fox News)
President Biden on Friday told Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador that he will reverse the Trump administration’s “draconian” immigration policies -- in a week in which the new U.S. president has signed a flurry of immigration orders.

Inside Story – (Al Jazeera English)

Opinion: This town powered America for decades. What do we owe them? – (CNN)
After the election, Steve Gray of Gillette, Wyoming left CNN a voicemail saying he feared his home will become a ghost town under President Joe Biden. John Sutter traveled to Gillette to meet Gray. He asks: In the fight against the climate crisis, and after P…

Georgia governor: ‘We need more’ COVID-19 vaccine doses – (Fox News)
Gov. Brian Kemp provides an update on his state’s coronavirus response and vaccination plan on ‘America’s News HQ.’

Democrats working on legislation to provide $3,000 payments per child amid pandemic – (CNN)
House Democrats are working on drafting legislation proposed by President Joe Biden that would direct the IRS to send recurring monthly payments to American families to expand the child tax credit, a source familiar with the matter confirmed to CNN.

33 missing children rescued in major human trafficking investigation, FBI says – (Fox News)
The FBI has more than 1,800 pending human trafficking-related investigations pending as of Nov. 2020.

Should sporting events go ahead during the pandemic? – (Al Jazeera English)
Renewed questions on whether postponed Tokyo Olympics will be held.

Spectre of conflict threatens the future of CAR ‘sandfishers’ – (Al Jazeera English)
Sand extraction provides a lifeline to many in impoverished CAR, but the industry faces a growing threat of violence.

Nebraska governor on Keystone XL Pipeline cancellation: ‘This is a horrible decision’ – (Fox News)
Gov. Pete Ricketts tells ‘Your World’ the decision will ‘negatively impact’ his state and its citizens.

Rejoining Paris Agreement ‘makes sense’ for America: former California governor – (Fox News)
Former Gov. Gray Davis argues the U.S. should work ‘in a collaborative fashion’ with other countries on environmental matters.

Calls grow for 9/11-style panel to probe Capitol attack | TheHill – (The Hill)
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said it was all but inevitable that Congress would create a commission.

Former CDC Director: This is the most complicated vaccination program in US history – (Fox News)
Former CDC Director Tom Frieden provides insight into the changes for the coronavirus immunization guidelines on ‘CAVUTO Live.’

Larry King: An appreciation of his legacy from CNN president Jeff Zucker – (CNN)
Larry King, who died Saturday at the age of 87, "had a history-making career spanning radio and television," CNN president Jeff Zucker wrote in a tribute to the iconic broadcaster.

Legend interviews legend: Larry King talks with Hank Aaron (1991) - CNN Video – (CNN)
Baseball legend Hank Aaron speaks with longtime CNN anchor Larry King during a 1991 interview on "Larry King Live."

Senate ‘can get things done’ even during impeachment trial: Sen. Casey – (Fox News)
Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., argues that the Senate will be able to balance confirming cabinet nominees, passing coronavirus relief and participating in a Trump impeachment trial.

In first days, Biden flashes action as deep problems loom – (Associated Press)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Inside the White House, President Joe Biden presided over a focused launch of his administration, using his first days in office to break sharply with his predecessor while...


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