A country has dropped its objections to Finland and Sweden joining NATO. Which country has agreed to support the two countries joining NATO after previously objecting to it?

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Finland and Sweden can now continue their efforts to join NATO — as it requires consensus approval from all existing members. Turkey has finally given its approval.

Ghislaine Maxwell, the socialite, convicted of helping Jeffrey Epstein, has been sentenced in her sex-abuse case. How long has Maxwell been sentenced to prison?

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Maxwell was sentenced to 20 years in prison for “directly and repeatedly and over the course of many years participated in a horrific scheme.”

The Federal Trade Commission has sued a U.S. company for allegedly allowing its money transfer services to be used by scam artists. Which company is being sued by the FTC?

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For years, Walmart has apparently failed to properly secure the money transfer services offered at its stores. It has allowed scam artists to take “hundreds of millions of dollars” from their customers.

An NCAA football conference is getting rid of some divisions. Which NCAA conference is nixing a division?

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The ACC announced a new scheduling model — which eliminates the Atlantic and Coastal divisions — starting with the 2023 season.

A country had nuclear talks with the U.S. in Qatar, but they ended without a deal. Which country could not make a deal with the U.S.?

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The negotiations between Iran and the United States — which involved Tehran's nuclear deal — ended without having any “effect on breaking the deadlock in the talks.”

CVS and Rite Aid are limiting the amount of an item a customer can buy. What item are these drug chains limiting?

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The amount of Plan B, the number of emergency contraceptive pills a customer can buy, will be limited to “ensure equitable access” for all who need it.

The European Union’s executive branch has proposed a new sales ban. What product would the ban affect?

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The ban would involve flavored tobacco products, including the flavor pods and the devices used to heat them.

Authorities discovered what killed three U.S. tourists after they were found dead at a Bahamas resort in May. What happened to the three tourists?

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Carbon monoxide poisoning was the cause of death for the U.S. tourists. The deaths continue to be under investigation.

A judge found there is enough evidence against a celebrity’s ex-husband to go to trial on a felony stalking charge. Which celebrity’s ex-husband is it?

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The man, who was once briefly married to pop star Britney Spears, recently showed up uninvited to her wedding. He will be held to answer on a stalking charge, along with misdemeanor counts of trespassing, vandalism and battery.

The CEO of a social-media company is stepping down. Which chief executive is exiting the social network?

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Longtime Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann is stepping down from the company he co-founded in 2010.

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