Early Sunday, a missile barrage struck near a U.S. consulate complex in northern Iraq. Which country claimed responsibility for the fired missiles?

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Iran said the missile—which caused no reported injuries—was retaliation for an Israeli strike in Syria that killed two members of the country's Revolutionary Guard.

Who announced they would not be in attendance at the annual Commonwealth Day service in the U.K.?

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Queen Elizabeth II said she decided not to attend "after discussing the arrangements with the Royal Household."

The CEO of a major entertainment company apologized for his “silence” on the state of Florida’s controversial “Don’t Say Gay” bill. Which company's CEO has apologized following backlash?

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Disney's CEO Bob Chapek had spoken on the new law, however, Disney fans and users online were upset he did not directly condemn it—Disney will also now be "pausing all political donations in the state of Florida."

A division 1 university has fired their men's basketball coach amid allegations of serious NCAA violations. Which of the following schools fired their coach?

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LSU's Will Wade has allegedly committed a string of violations over the five years he's held the position as head coach for the Tigers.

The State Department revealed that it’s paying more than $2M a month to provide 24-hour security for a politician. Who is the State Department paying millions to protect?

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Former President Donald Trump's secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, and another former top aid are said to be getting the protection as they face "serious and credible" threats from Iran.

President Joe Biden is sending his national security adviser to chat with another country’s official over Russia. Which official will the national security adviser be talking with?

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The U.S. and Chinese officials are talking in Rome to try to "manage the competition between our two countries and discuss the impact of Russia's war against Ukraine on regional and global security."

Universal Studios have announced a new theme park. What theme will the park have?

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Super Nintendo World will open at Universal Studios Hollywood in 2023 after success with the first Nintendo World that opened in Japan in 2021.

Unvaccinated athletes in a professional U.S. sports league cannot travel to Canada to face any Canadian teams. Which sports league does this affect?

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Unvaccinated Major League Baseball players won't be allowed to travel to face the Toronto Blue Jays team—these players will also miss out on payment for these games.

A company is adding a surcharge to its services in the upcoming weeks. Which company is adding this extra payment?

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Uber rides and delivery orders will cost extra as the company has added a surcharge cost to help drivers deal with the increase in gas prices.

For the first time in this country, the first gay couple has legally married. What country has experienced its first same-sex marriage?

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History was made in Chile when two men tied the knot after a law allowing same-sex marriage went into effect months after Congress passed it.

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