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Six enemy militants escaped from a high-security prison in a Shawshank Redemption-style breakout in what country?

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Five members of the Islamic Jihad movement and a former commander of the Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigades escaped from Gilboa prison through holes dug in the floors of their cells.

Who did Howard University rename its college of fine arts building after?

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Chadwick A. Boseman College of Fine Arts is a tribute to the late alumnus and actor Chadwick Boseman.

What's unique about the newest grocery store in Dubai, United Arab Emirates?

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"Carrefour City+" in the Dubai Mall requires a smartphone app to enter. It's monitored and operated by hundreds of cameras and thousands of sensors on product shelves.

What's unusual about a newly elected member of Washington D.C.'s Advisory Neighborhood Commission?

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Joel Caston won an election in June 2021 despite serving life in prison for a murder 25 years ago.

Why are wildlife officials urging Americans to kill spotted lanternflies in 13 states?

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The spotted lanternfly is wreaking havoc on fruit crops, trees and lawn furniture, feeding on sap from over 70 different plants including commercially important species.

What kind of celebrity did “The Talk” hire to replace former co-host Elaine Welteroth?

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TV host and former NFL player, Akbar Gbajabiamila, will join the cast for Season 12 of the CBS daytime talk show.

Which country ended with the most gold medals at the 2021 Paralympics?

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China ended the games with 96 gold medals; the U.S. came in third with 37.

Which movie broke Labor Day records with a big box office debut?

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The new Marvel film “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” smashed the record for Labor Day openings with an estimated $71.4 million in ticket sales.

Apple revealed it will be delaying the release of what kind of software features?

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The company said it would take time to consider improvements to the child safety features, which had been criticized for potentially harming users' privacy.

What stunning announcement did Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga make?

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Prime Minister Suga won’t participate in his partys next leadership elections, paving the way for a new Japanese leader.

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