A U.S. drone strike killed an extremist group’s leader. Which group’s leader has been killed?

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This past weekend, a CIA-driven drone strike in Afghanistan killed Ayman al-Zawahri, the man who became al-Qaida’s leader after Osama bin Laden’s death in 2011.

A federal judge has sentenced the first Capitol rioter. How long has the first Capitol rioter been sentenced to prison?

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Guy Wesley Reffitt, 49, was sentenced to just over seven years in prison after being convicted of five felony counts, including obstruction of justice and entering a restricted building with a firearm.

A U.S. government department is seeking to borrow $444 billion in the current quarter as the Federal Reserve tightens its portfolio. Which governmental department is asking to borrow $444 billion this quarter?

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The Treasury Department's request is for a $262 billion increase, compared to estimates a few months ago.

Following New York and Illinois, another state has declared a state emergency over the monkeypox outbreak. Which was the third state to declare the emergency?

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency on Monday.

A country will give a $100 million line of credit to the Maldives to support development projects. Which country is giving this $100M line of credit to the Maldives?

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India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi also revealed the start of construction on the Greater Male Connectivity Project, a 4.2-mile bridge that will connect India’s capital to three other islands.

A U.S. state has recently reached a deal on a bill that would legalize betting on professional and collegiate sports. Which U.S. state has reached a deal on sports betting?

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Massachusetts will join more than 30 other states that have legislation covering sports betting.

\Netflix has sued the creators behind an unofficial musical about one of the streamer’s original shows. Which Netflix show is the basis for the lawsuit?

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\Netflix is suing the duo behind “The Unofficial Bridgerton Musical” over copyright infringement.

The US Department of Agriculture has proposed new regulations that would declare ____________ an adulterant, a contaminant that can cause foodborne illness. Fill in the blank.

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The federal government’s new regulations would force food processors to reduce the amount of salmonella bacteria found in some raw chicken products — or risk being shut down for good.

An airline passenger was fined 2,664 Australian dollars after something was found in their luggage that broke Australia’s Department of Agriculture’s biosecurity measures. What was found in the passenger’s luggage?

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Two undeclared egg and beef sausage McMuffins and a ham croissant broke new biosecurity rules. The traveler came from Indonesia, where there is a foot-and-mouth disease outbreak.

A food chain is offering a free drink and baked goods to Canadian customers in an attempt to settle class-action lawsuits filed against the company for tracking customers’ locations via its app without consent. Which food chain offered a free drink and baked goods in their proposed settlement?

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Tim Hortons’ proposed settlement — which still requires a judge's approval — gives eligible customers in Canada the opportunity to receive a free hot drink and baked goods in exchange for their location data for the past year.

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