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Mideast Tensions Ease, Royal Couple’s Exit & Quibi (+ Explaining the U.S.-Iran Conflict) - Thursday, January 9th, 2020

The news to know for Thursday, January 9th, 2020!

We're explaining why fears of a war with Iran have now eased,  an update about a deadly plane crash and its impact on Canada, and the rate of cancer deaths is down...

Plus: the surprise announcement from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle (dubbed #Megxit), and the upcoming video streaming service bringing Hollywood to your smartphone...

Those stories and many more in less than 10 minutes!

Then, hang out after the news for Thing to Know Thursday's bonus interview. Our guest expert is helping you better understand the U.S.-Iran conflict happening the last couple of weeks and what's expected next.

Head to to read more about our guest and any of the stories mentioned in this episode.

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Iran-US leaders stand down: NYT,  AP, CBS News, Washington Post, The Hill, Fox News

Canadians mourn after plane crash: AP, USA Today

Number of U.S. cancer deaths drops: 13:20:14" rel="nofollow"> CNN, WSJ, Bloomberg, American Cancer Society

Warmest year, decade on record: WaPo, Weather Channel, CNN, Axios

Royal couple’s surprise announcement: The Guardian, People, BBC, USA Today

Celeb tennis match to raise money for Australia: Mashable, ABC News

Justin Bieber says he’s sick: CNN

Quibi shows off new streaming service: Gizmodo, Mashable

Oscars goes hostless, again: THR, Variety


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