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Another Look: The US in Iraq, Deepfakes, Christmas Trees

Another Look: The US in Iraq, Deepfakes, Christmas Trees

Skimm This - January 7, 2020 - 11:52

The latest drama between the US and Iran is catching Iraq in the crossfire. After a deadly US drone strike in Iraq, Iraq’s parliament wants US troops out of the country. We’ll explain how America’s relations with key ally are suddenly at risk. Meanwhile, lawmakers are back at work in the US and the UK. We’ll break down how they plan to tackle two big agenda items – impeachment and Brexit. Also on today’s show: how Facebook is fighting deepfakes, and how your Christmas tree could enjoy a second life.

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