Which U.S. state’s Republican Senate primary had to go into recount?

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The candidates for Pennsylvania's Republican Senate near-tie vote include celebrity heart surgeon Dr. Oz and former hedge fund director Dave McCormick.

President Joe Biden signed an executive order to improve accountability in a field of work. Which field of work does Biden’s new executive order to improve accountability involve?

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The order to improve accountability in policing was signed on the second anniversary of George Floyd’s death.

Someone angrily interrupted Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s recent press conference, saying, “this is on you [Abbott] until you choose to do something.” Who angrily interrupted Gov. Abbot’s recent press conference?

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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O'Rourke was an escortee out of the room after angrily calling out the Texas governor at the press conference regarding the recent elementary school shooting.

A tech company will pay $150M to settle a privacy lawsuit with the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission. Which company will pay the DOJ and FTC in the privacy settlement?

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The settlement comes over a complaint that Twitter used members’ email addresses and phone numbers for targeted advertising in a deceptive manner.

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has warned travelers to “practice enhanced precautions” as a disease in the U.S. spreads. What disease is the CDC warning traveling about?

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The Level 2 travel health notice involves monkeypox, a “ virus transmitted from one person to another by close contact with lesions, body fluids, respiratory droplets and contaminated materials such as bedding.”

It was announced that around $33M of Biden’s trillion-dollar bipartisan infrastructure bill will go towards cleaning up ____________. Fill in the blank.

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Around 277 of an estimated 15,000 abandoned oil and gas wells on federal land will soon get cleaned up.

Colin Kaepernick, the NFL player who started kneeling during the national anthem to protest racial injustice in 2016, was working out with an NFL team this past week. Which NFL team was Colin Kaepernick revealed to be working out for?

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Colin Kaepernick worked for the Las Vegas Raiders, which was his first workout with an NFL team since being booted from the league.

Where did a magnitude 7.2 earthquake shake the southern part of a country?

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The earthquake, which hit around 7 a.m., shook southern Peru, thankful there were no immediate reports of major damage or serious injuries.

In the U.K., an actor has been charged with four counts of sexual assault against three men. Which actor was charged in the U.K. for this?

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Kevin Spacey was charged following a review of evidence by the Met Police — The complaints date back between 2005 and 2013.

A musical group is coming to the White House to talk with President Joe Biden. Which musical group is getting a White House visit to talk with the President?

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K-pop group BTS is going to the White House on May 31 “to discuss Asian inclusion and representation and to address anti-Asian hate crimes and discrimination” with President Biden.

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