A country has submitted an accelerated bid to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Which country submitted an accelerated NATO application?

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Ukraine’s announcement came on the same day that Russia annexed four Ukrainian territories.

A stampede in Indonesia has killed at least 125 people and injured over 300. Where did this stampede take place?

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The stampede at the soccer stadium in East Java has become one of the world's worst stadium disasters.

A Major League Baseball team has ended its 20-year playoff drought this season. Which MLB team is going to the playoffs after two decades?

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Before this, the Seattle Mariners not only had the longest active playoff drought in MLB, but also the longest playoff drought streak in any of the four major pro sports in the U.S.

A state’s supreme court chief justice has died. Which state’s chief justice has died?

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s Max Baer., 74, suddenly passed only months before he was set to retire.

Which host is leaving his television show?

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Trevor Noah is leaving “The Daily Show” after seven years.

A country’s queen has stripped four of her eight grandchildren of their royal titles. Which country’s queen has stripped the grandchildren’s titles?

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Danish Queen Margrethe stripped the titles in order to "future-proof" the monarchy and to allow the junior royals to lead more normal lives.

More than two dozen brands of cheese were recalled. What caused the recall?

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The cheeses were connected to a listeria outbreak that has left multiple people hospitalized.

Which country has won the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup?

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Team USA has won its 11th FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup after defeating China in the final.

Which actor hosted the season 48 premiere of “Saturday Night Live”?

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“Top Gun: Maverick” star Miles Teller hosted the first show back — breaking out an impersonation of football player Payton Manning.

As the clock struck October, Disney+ debuted a sequel to a popular Halloween movie. Which Halloween movie just had its sequel released?

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Disney+ released “Hocus Pocus 2” — the sequel to the 1993 film —with the original stars: Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy and Sarah Jessica Parker.

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