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WorldView: UK locks down as COVID variant spreads

Europe is shutting its doors on the United Kingdom as a new coronavirus variant begins to spread around the country, creating havoc as travel between countries is stopped. In Nigeria, police have rescued more schoolchildren after a second ambush in one month. Australia is seeing a coronavirus cluster in greater Sydney, with more infections and tests. CBS News foreign correspondent Ian Lee joins CBSN AM with today's headlines from around the world.


WorldView: Over 50 arrested in massive scam

Police in India said they've arrested more than 50 people who were involved in a massive fraud scheme. Also, an associate of convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein was arrested in Paris, and rights groups and assault survivors in Denmark declared victory after the country toughened its rape laws. Finally, hundreds of kidnapped Nigerian schoolboys are free after gunmen attacked the school a week ago, but it's unclear if all the boys have been released. CBS News foreign correspondent Ian Lee joins CBSN AM from London with those stories.


WorldView: COVID-19 vaccinations begin

Canada is the latest country to administer doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, but there are concerns poor countries will be left behind as vaccines roll out. Also, the terrorist organization Boko Haram claimed responsibility for abducting more than 300 students in Nigeria, and Azerbaijan and Armenia exchanged prisoners as part of a peace deal between the two countries. CBS News foreign correspondent Ian Lee joined "CBSN AM" from London with today's global headlines.

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