A newspaper in Iran published a map of potential targets for rocket strikes in what country?

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The Tehran Times map titled “Just One Wrong Move!” shows pins representing dozens of targets in Israel and a few in Lebanon and the West Bank.

Which retail chain is raising its minimum wage for full time-workers to $18.50 an hour?

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Hobby Lobby, a Christian-run chain, will set a new $18.50 minimum wage in January. The federal minimum is $7.25, but many states have set theirs higher.

Which large American city will soon have its first female police commissioner?

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New York City Mayor-elect Eric Adams selected Nassau County Chief of Detectives Keechant Sewell as NYPD commissioner, the first woman in that job.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said members of Congress and their spouses should be free to do what while they are in office?

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Pelosi said they should be allowed to buy and sell stocks as long as they report the transactions, which a recent report found 49 members have failed to do.

Which reminiscing celebrity slammed Diane Sawyer for an interview she conducted in 2003?

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Spears said her father forced her to sit for the interview after her breakup with Justin Timberlake, and she “was a baby” who wasn’t interview-savvy.

Which basketball player broke Ray Allen’s NBA record for 3-point shots in a career?

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Golden State’s Steph Curry hit his 2,974th 3-pointer in the first quarter of the Warriors’ victory over the New York Knicks.

The new winner of “The Voice” is the first champion to come from what category of performer?

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A sibling trio called Girl Named Tom became the first group to ever win on “The Voice.”

Which singer announced that he will be in residence at a Las Vegas casino in April 2022?

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John Legend will perform his "Love in Las Vegas" residency at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.

A professional athlete from which sport recently received a knighthood at Windsor Castle?

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Formula 1 racer Lewis Hamilton was named in the Queen's Honours List for matching Michael Schumacher's record of seven championships in a year.

The United Arab Emirates suspended talks with what country on a $23 billion weapons deal?

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The UAE no longer intends to purchase American-made F-35 planes and armed drones, but left open the possibility of resuming talks in the future.

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