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December 9, 2016
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Donald Trump's latest cabinet picks; and, Rajiv Surendra's 'Life of Pi' quest Today we take stock of Donald Trump's latest cabinet picks. The president-elect plans to nominate a climate-change denier to head the EPA, and his choice to head Homeland Security holds controversial views on everything from the Guantanamo prison to women in the military. We also hear the story of Rajiv Surendra, whose quest to land the title role in the movie "Life of Pi" fell short.
Civilians caught in Aleppo's nightmare; Trump's tweet to Taiwan; and, the plight of Myanmar's Rohingya What Beijing thinks of US President-elect Donald Trump's outreach to Taiwan. Also, is the siege in Aleppo a real-life example of how wars end? Plus, some giant pandas in China are homesick for America.
PRI's The World: 12/06/2016 After a divisive election, hate crimes are on the rise in the US. Plus, members of the Sioux tribe are fighting to save the Lakota language. And we take a look back at Fidel Castro's tracksuits.
World Headlines
Obama orders review into 'Russian hacking' before US election President Barack Obama orders a review of cyber-attacks, blamed on Russia, that shook the US election.
Russian doping: McLaren report says more than 1,000 athletes implicated More than 1,000 Russian athletes were involved in a state-sponsored doping programme for four years from 2011, a new report claims.
Prince Andrew denies rift over daughters Eugenie and Beatrice Prince Andrew issues a statement to "terminate" newspaper "speculation and innuendo" about his daughters.
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