The governor of which U.S. state has tested positive for COVID-19?

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom tested positive only a day after meeting with the visiting prime minister of New Zealand.

As most European countries have taken a stand against Russian exports, a country recently secured a natural gas deal with Russia. Which country ignored EU sanctions and secured a gas deal with Putin?

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Serbia’s president announced his “extremely favorable” natural gas deal with Russia, revealing the two countries “agreed to sign a three-year contract.”

A singer is partnering with Live Nation to donate at least $1 million to a nonprofit to help end gun violence. Which singer is donating money to the gun safety nonprofit?

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British singer Harry Styles will give at least $1 million from his recent tour to the nonprofit Everytown for Gun Safety as he has “been absolutely devastated by the recent string of mass shootings in America.”

Top officials from California and ___________ have teamed up to sign a pledge together that agrees to help fight climate change by sharing ideas and best practices. Fill in the blank.

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One of the practices California and New Zealand are working together on involves putting millions of more electric vehicles on their roads.

Which movie won the Palme d’Or for best film at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival?

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Ruben Östlund’s Triangle of Sadness is a satire on modern-day capitalism that follows a group of super-rich models and oligarchs on a luxury cruise when the ship capsizes, and they end up on a deserted island.

Which country has China’s foreign minister signed a deal with to strengthen diplomatic relations?

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China’s deal with Samoa is a continuation of a security pact China recently signed with other Pacific islands.

In which country did police use tear gas and water cannons against protestors?

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The Sri Lankan protestors were trying to approach the president's office to demand he resign as the country faces an ongoing economic crisis.

The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for parts of the US Southwest. What type of weather condition did the National Weather Service issue warnings for?

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The red flag warnings are critical fire conditions for parts of the following states: Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and Utah.

A federal judge has given U.S. wildlife officials 18 months to decide whether or not a type of animal should be protected under the Endangered Species Act. Which animal is being discussed?

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Environmentalists have argued that wolverines face localized extinction due to the threats of climate change, habitat fragmentation, and low genetic diversity.

The first hurricane of hurricane season has formed off a country’s coast. Where is the hurricane located?

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Hurricane Agatha could possibly make landfall in Mexico’s southern state of Oaxaca on Monday.

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