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5 things you need to know this morning: Jan. 26, 2022

Start your day off right with five things you need to know this morning.

Five things you need to know

1. Game of Thrones star attacks Snow White production

Disney has responded to criticism from American actor Peter Dinklage, who said the media giant's new Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs adaptation is "backward." Disney said it will avoid stereotypes in the production.

2. Father denied heart transplant due in part to unvaccinated status

A hospital in the US has prompted intense criticism after denying a 31-year-old man a heart transplant partly because he is not vaccinated against COVID-19. DJ Ferguson is said to be in dire need of a new heart.

3. Hundreds of new species, including 'ghostly monkey,' found in Asia

Hundreds of new species have been discovered in the Mekong region of Southeast Asia. Among the 224 newly identified organisms is a "ghostly" monkey.

4. Chinese censors change Fight Club ending

Cult movie Fight Club has had its ending changed in China. The totalitarian Communist government replaced the original denouement – in which society is apparently destroyed – with a statement explaining that the authorities ultimately triumphed.

5. Search ongoing for dozens of people after boat capsizes

Rescuers are searching for dozens of people off the Florida coast after a ship capsized on Saturday evening. Officials were alerted to the vessel's plight on Tuesday.



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