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5 things you need to know this morning: Jan. 14, 2022

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

Five things you need to know

1. Biden vaccine mandate struck down by court

President Joe Biden's vaccine mandate for all large companies in the US has been struck down by the Supreme Court. The court said Biden had exceeded his authority.

2. Djokovic denied visa once again as vaccine saga drags on

The Novak Djokovic visa saga has taken another turn after the Serbian tennis star was again denied the right to remain in Australia. Djokovic's lawyers have said they will appeal the ruling, which is related to Djokovic's decision to not be vaccinated against COVID-19.

3. Ireland mourns murdered teacher, 23

Vigils are set to take place across Ireland today as mourners pay tribute to a murdered teacher. Ashling Murphy, 23, was attacked while jogging in Tullamore, Ireland.

4. North Korean hackers stole US$400M in 2021, report claims

Hackers from North Korea stole hundreds of millions of dollars in attacks on cryptocurrency platforms last year, a report has claimed. Chainalysis said 2021 was one of the most profitable years ever for criminals operating in the totalitarian state.

5. Dutch king ditches golden carriage due to imperial links

King Willem-Alexander has said his family will stop using a golden carriage that features imagery said to glorify the Netherlands' imperial history. The king also urged his countrymen to stay united in the face of divisive discussions about the past.



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