Which country pledged an extra billion in military support to Ukraine?

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The U.K. is presenting another 1.3 billion pounds to help Ukraine.

Which horse won the 2022 Kentucky Derby?

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Rich Strike only entered the race when contestant Ethereal Road scratched out Friday morning, however, Rich Strike ended up beating the odds.

According to a decree issued by the Taliban, women in Afghanistan must _______ in public. Fill in the blank.

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The new rules say women must cover their faces, preferably by wearing the traditional burqa.

Fred Savage, a child actor from “Wonder Years,” has been fired as producer and director of ABC’s revived reboot of the show. What caused Savage to get fired from the “Wonder Years” reboot?

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Fred Savage was let go after an investigation into misconduct that involved three separate allegations.

A country is temporarily reintroducing border checks at entry points over a “serious threat to public order and internal security.” Which country has temporarily reintroduced border checks?

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The Swedish government said the checks will last until Nov. 11.

A member of the White House made an unannounced visit to Ukraine on Mother’s Day and met with Ukraine's first lady. Who traveled to Ukraine and met with first lady Olena Zelenska?

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Jill Biden said she “wanted to come on Mother’s Day” and that “it was important to show the Ukrainian people that this war has to stop and this war has been brutal and that the people of the United States stand with the people of Ukraine.”

Citizens have elected Beijing loyalist and security chief John Lee as their next leader. Where will this Beijing loyalist soon be in control of?

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Lee was the only candidate in Hong Kong’s election and won with over 99% of the votes casted by a largely pro-Beijing committee.

The NBA announced the Philadelphia 76ers had been fined $50k. What did the 76ers do to receive the fine from the NBA?

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The Philadelphia 76ers violated league injury reporting rules when they “failed to disclose center-forward Joel Embiid's participation status in an accurate and timely manner.”

Federal labor officials have accused a company of unfair labor practices in Buffalo, New York. Which company have the feds accused of unfair labor practices in Buffalo?

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Starbucks has even been accused of retaliation against pro-union employees at this location.

In a pre-recorded video, Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri said ______ is to blame for Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Fill in the blank.

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Al-Zawahri said “U.S. weakness” was cause for the country’s ally, Ukraine, to become “prey” for Russia.

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