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Cruise Ship Evacuation, NBA All-Star Tributes & Facebook’s Hobbi - Monday, February 17th, 2020

11 minutes

The news to know for Monday, February 17th, 2020!

What to know today about the Americans stuck on a quarantined cruise ship and the dozens who tested positive for the new coronavirus COVID-19.

Plus: the tributes and takeaways at the NBA All-Star Game, Delta's billion dollar announcement and Facebook's newest app.

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. 

This episode is brought to you by www.Blinkist.com/news

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Sources:

Cruise Ship Evacuations: NPR, Washington Post, USA Today

Chinese President Virus Timeline: AP, USA Today

U.S.-Taliban Deal: AP, The Hill, FOX News

Record Mississippi Flooding: NBC News, CNN, Weather Channel 

Presidents Day: Fox News, History.com

Trump at Daytona 500: Sports Illustrated, USA Today

NBA All Star Game: ESPN, CBS Sports, Yahoo! Sports, AP

Delta Goes Carbon Neutral: CNN, The Guardian, CNBC

Facebook “Hobbi” App: Mashable, 9to5Mac, TechCrunch

HQ Trivia Game Shut Down: Engadget, The Verge

Box Office: Variety, USA Today

Money Monday - Best Travel Credit Cards

 

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