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Report on FBI, Weinstein Settlement & TIME Person of the Year (+ Top Tech Stories of the Decade) - Thursday, December 12th, 2019

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The news to know for Thursday, December 12th, 2019!

What a report found the FBI did (and didn't do) wrong, a possible deal that some say would let Harvey Weinstein off the hook, and British voters go to the polls.

Plus: the new Uber feature for skiers, the first all-electric commercial airplane test flight, and TIME's Person of the Year.

Those stories and many more in less than 10 minutes!

Then, hang out after the news for Thing to Know Thursday's bonus interview about the top tech stories of the year and decade (and what to expect next!). Our guest today is Brian McCullough from the Techmeme Ride Home podcast.

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

Today's episode is brought to you by Fab Fit Fun. Use code 'newsworthy' for $10 off your first box. #fabfitfunpartner 

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Committee Vote on Impeachment: The Hill, AP

FBI Under Fire: NYT, Washington Post, NPR, NBC News

No Interest Rate Cut in 2020: CBS News, CNBC, WSJ

Harvey Weinstein Settlement: NBC News, NYT

UK General Election: CNN, BBC, NPR

Israeli Third Election: The Hill, BBC, The Guardian

TIME Person of the Year: TIME, NBC News, AP, Variety

Gerrit Cole Record Deal: CBS Sports, ESPN

Sports Study: CNN, Northwestern University

Electric Plane’s First Flight: Fortune, CNBC, CNN

Uber Ski: Engadget, TechCrunch

Top Google Searches 2019: Variety. Engadget, Google 

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