Which U.S. governor refused to resign after his own attorney general investigated him and found a long pattern of groping and harassing women?

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New York's attorney general found that Gov. Andrew Cuomo violated federal and state laws when he "sexually harassed multiple women."

Which brand of candy has released its own line of alcohol-spiked seltzers?

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"Warheads" now sells black cherry, lemon, blue raspberry, green apple and watermelon seltzers, with 5 percent alcohol.

Which female comedian revealed she has lung cancer?

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Kathy Griffin, 60, shared the news on social media.

President Joe Biden's administration is expanding America's refugee program for which group of people?

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The State Department revealed that more visas will be issued to people from Afghanistan who helped the U.S. there, including those who worked for media outlets and nonprofits.

Which country’s men’s national soccer team won the 2021 Gold Cup Final?

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The U.S. men's national team beat Mexico 1-0 in the 2021 Gold Cup final.

What closed down a major interstate in Colorado?

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Mudslides from heavy rains in Colorado caused "extreme damage” to I-70, shutting it definitely and stranding 100 motorists overnight.

Where was a pop singer and activist arrested on corruption charges?

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Hong Kong singer and pro-democracy activist Anthony Wong was arrested. Police accuse him of singing at a political rally three years ago.

An athlete in which event won the U.S.A.'s first track and field gold medal during the Tokyo Olympics?

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Valarie Allma won the gold medal in women's discus, marking the first Olympic medal won by an American woman in the event since 2008.

Which social media platform is the European Union investigating for its purchase of a customer service software company?

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European Union regulators are examining Facebook’s plan to buy Kustomer over concerns that the deal would limit competition for customer relationship management software.

Which Middle Eastern country has recorded its highest single-day number of COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began?

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Iran reported more than 37,000 new coronavirus infections in a 24-hour period.

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