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The day’s news made fast, fair and fun – in less than 10 minutes. Erica Mandy is like a trusted friend who always ‘gets’ both sides. She’s a veteran journalist who was tired of talking heads, alarmist headlines and monotone voices, so she created something different. theNewsWorthy is packed with pol… read more


Iran’s Revenge Attack, Ivanka Talks Tech & Girl Scout Cookies - Wednesday, January 8th, 2020

The news to know for Wednesday, January 8th, 2020!

What to know today about an attack on U.S. forces in Iraq, and a Boeing plane crash in Iran.

Plus: the billionaires buying dueling Super Bowl ads, the popular country music group splitting up, Google's latest smart home tech, and the new type of Girl Scout cookie...

Those stories and more -- in less than 10 minutes!

Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you. 

Head to to read more about any of the stories mentioned under the section titled 'Episodes' or see sources below...

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Iran’s revenge attack, Trump to address nation: Washington Post, NYT, NBC News, ABC News, MarketWatch, CNN

Ukrainian plane crash in Iran: Reuters, NBC News

State of emergency in Puerto Rico: ABC News, Weather Channel, Washington Post

Seattle students can’t go to school unvaccinated: Fox News, USA Today

Trump and Bloomberg dueling Super Bowl ads WSJ, Politico, ABC News

CES updates: TechCrunch, CNET, AP

Ivanka Trump talks tech: WaPo, Variety, Gizmodo

Facebook bans deepfake videos: Business Insider, TechCrunch, Vox, Facebook

Uber activates PIN system: CNET, AP

Rascal Flatts is breaking up: Variety, Yahoo Entertainment

New Girl Scout cookie: NBC News, CNN

Work Wednesday - Companies who ghost: Forbes, Fast Company


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