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Trump out, Biden in: What did the media learn?

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From: The Listening PostA look at the US media’s inauguration coverage. Plus, Nigerian digital outlets that told the #EndSARS story.RelatedWe assess the damage Donald Trump has inflicted on US news and also the damage media outlets have done to themselves.What will fill the space Trump once had in US news? Plus, a look at Ethiopian…

US television host Larry King dies worn 87

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Renowned US television broadcaster Larry King has died aged 87 in Los Angeles. A production company he co-founded, Ora Media, did not state a cause of death on Saturday but media reports said King had been battling COVID-19 for weeks and had suffered several health problems in recent years, including a near-fatal stroke in 2019…

In Lebanon, Israeli warplanes terrify a traumatised population

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Beirut, Lebanon – Over the last month, Israeli jets have carried out some of their biggest air raids yet in Syria, apparently striking Iranian targets. It may have been the Lebanese next door, though, who trembled with greater fear. Some took cover under a table or a sink, others hid in their cars. The roar…

Blast heard in Riyadh as Saudi Arabia intercepts ‘adverse target’

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Saudi Arabia’s airport delays flights after the kingdom intercepts apparent missile or drone attack over its capital.Saudi Arabia intercepted an apparent missile or drone attack over Riyadh on Saturday, said state media in the kingdom, which has come under repeated attacks from Yemen’s Houthi rebels since 2015. Social media users posted videos of what appeared…

Taiwan reports dapper incursion by China’s air power

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Taipei says Chinese combat aircraft, including nuclear-capable H-6K bombers and four J-16 fighter jets, entered its airspace.Nuclear-capable Chinese bombers and fighter jets entered the southwestern corner of Taiwan’s air defence identification zone on Saturday and Taiwan’s air force deployed missiles to “monitor” the large-scale incursion. Taiwan’s air force warned away the Chinese aircraft, the defence…

Harmon’s 22 ingredients sends Oklahoma previous No. 9 Kansas 75-68

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De’Vion Harmon scored 22 points and Oklahoma beat No. 9 Kansas 75-68 Saturday for its second victory this month over a top-10 opponent.Oklahoma (9-4, 5-3 Big 12) has won three of its last four games against Kansas (10-5, 4-4) in Norman and is 8-1 at home this season at the Lloyd Noble Center. Included in…