After a car bomb killed the daughter of an ally to Russian President Vladimir Putin, Russia’s security agency placed the blame somewhere. Who has Russia blamed for this deadly incident?

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After the daughter of a prominent Russian ultranationalist was killed, Russia’s FSB security agency said it had solved the case — accusing Ukraine’s secret services of planting the car bomb.

Which U.S. politician is the most recent to meet with Taiwan's President?

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Indiana's Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb will visit Taiwan for four days and focus on economic exchanges, particularly regarding semiconductors.

Which golfer won the BMW Championship this past Sunday?

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With this win, Patrick Cantlay became the first player to successfully defend a FedEx Cup playoff title.

Which movie topped the North American box-office charts on its opening weekend?

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With “Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero” bringing in $20.1 million in ticket sales, it took the top spot with Idris Elba’s “Beast” in the No. 2 slot with $11.6 million.

After Starbucks pulled out of Russia months ago, the chain of coffee shops has been reopened under a new brand. What is the name of the new Russian version of Starbucks?

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A restaurateur and rapper have created Stars Coffee — Stars Coffee logo looks similar to Starbucks, with just slight differences.

An Asian country’s prime minister announced the country will decriminalize sex between men. Which country is going to decriminalize sex between men?

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Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said: “I believe this is the right thing to do, and something that most Singaporeans will now accept.”

Which country announced its first case of monkeypox?

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A man in Indonesia tested positive for monkeypox after returning from an overseas trip.

A WNBA player has become the oldest in league history to record a playoff double-double. Which WNBA player set this new record?

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In her final postseason, 41-year-old Sue Bird has found another way to leave her mark in WNBA history.

Which gymnast won the senior women's all-around title in the U.S. Gymnastic Championship?

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Konnor McClain got gold in all-around and on balance beam gold.

Hungary’s government has launched an investigation into ___________ over possible breaches of consumer protection laws. (Fill in the blank).

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Hungary's government is investigating the domestic low-cost carrier Wizz Air. It marks the second investigation the country has launched against an airline since June.

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