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Israel vs. Lawmakers, Amazon Donations & Woodstock Turns 50 - Friday, August 16th, 2019

Israel vs. Lawmakers, Amazon Donations & Woodstock Turns 50 - Friday, August 16th, 2019

Update: 2019-08-16
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The news to know for Friday, August 16th, 2019! 

What to know today about why Israel is stopping two U.S. lawmakers from coming into the country, and we're talking about which island President Trump is reportedly thinking about buying.

Plus: new warning labels on cigarettes, what Amazon plans to do with unsold items, and an iconic music festival turns 50.

Those stories and many more in less than 10 minutes!

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

Today's episode is brought to you by Blinkist.

 

Read more:

Israel Bans Lawmakers: NYT, WaPo, ABC News, CNN, The Hill, AP

Trump Buys Greenland?: WSJ, AP, FOX News

New Cigarette Warning Labels: CNBC, NYT, Reuters 

NASCAR Legend Crash: NBC News, CBS News

Google Assistant Reminders: TechCrunch, Engadget

Amazon Donations: The Verge, CNBC 

Maisel Day: LA Times, IndieWire, CBSLA

Woodstock Turns 50: Billboard

Toy Story 4 Makes $1B: Deadline, Variety  

Pumpkin Spice Spam: USA Today, NBC News

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Israel vs. Lawmakers, Amazon Donations & Woodstock Turns 50 - Friday, August 16th, 2019

Israel vs. Lawmakers, Amazon Donations & Woodstock Turns 50 - Friday, August 16th, 2019