Which Kardashian is newly engaged to be married for the first time?

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Kourtney Kardashian will walk down the aisle for the first time after Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker popped the question.

A government agency in New York City has voted to remove a statue of what famous figure from City Hall?

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The 7-foot statue of Thomas Jefferson has been in City Hall since 1834. New York City’s Public Design Commission voted to get rid of it, citing his ownership of slaves.

Which country is releasing more than 5,000 prisoners who were in jail for protesting against a military coup?

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A Myanmar army general said the prisoners will be freed October 20 as part of the nation’s Thadingyut festival.

What unusual event delayed all airplanes landing at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport?

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After an American Airlines plane blew its tires landing, inbound flights were held for several hours.

Who will host the 2021 Country Music Association Awards?

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This is the first time country music star Luke Bryan has hosted the awards, which will air Nov. 10.

Which actress is the first to win $1 million for charity on “Celebrity Wheel of Fortune”?

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“Sabrina the Teenage Witch” actress Melissa Joan Hart won the money in the bonus round, for the Youth Villages charity.

Who has been accused of lying to Congress by five members of the U.S. House Judiciary committee?

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Amazon’s top executives, including founder Jeff Bezos, are accused of misleading or lying to Congress about the company’s business practices.

Which college football team's head coach will resign at the end of this season?

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Although the LSU Tigers were national champions in 2019, head coach Ed Orgeron will step aside after a season that is off to a mediocre 4–3 start.

A company that makes what product has revealed its first electric vehicle prototypes?

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Foxconn Technology Group, the Taiwanese company that assembles iPhones, will build three new EVs in Lordstown, Ohio. ​

Two people in Greece were arrested for protesting which of the following?

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Two women from the “No Beijing 2022” campaign attempted to hang a banner from the Acropolis in Athens, calling China a “genocidal regime.”

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