As one of his first acts as British prime minister, Rishi Sunak has reinstated a ban on ___________. Fill in the blank.

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Prime Minister Rishi Sunak reinstated the ban on fracking, reversing a move of his predecessor Liz Truss.

Which European country is set to legalize cannabis use for recreational purposes?

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Germany’s health minister unveiled a plan to decriminalize the possession of up to 30 grams of cannabis — but realistically, the plan probably won’t take effect until 2024.

Police are investigating a break-in at the campaign headquarters of a state’s Democratic gubernatorial nominee. Where did this break-in occur?

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Items were taken from Arizona’s Democratic gubernatorial nominee Katie Hobbs’s office in downtown Phoenix.

In its second-biggest jackpot drawing of all time, the Powerball drawing will take place this Saturday. What is the jackpot?

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The $800 million jackpot will be drawn on Saturday night.

A singer is returning to make a single that will be part of the new “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” soundtrack. Which singer is debuting new music on “Wakanda Forever”?

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Rihanna’s new single “Lift Me Up” marks her first new music as a solo artist in six years.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is making $759 million in grants and loans available for which of the following?

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In an attempt to increase connectivity across the country, the $759 million in grants and loans will help rural communities get access to high-speed internet.

A company issued a statement saying it has no plans to work with Kanye West after he showed up at their corporate office looking for a shoe deal. Which company’s office did Kanye approach?

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Skechers said it “is not considering and has no intention of working with West” and had to escort him out of their office.

An NBA team is off to a 0-4 start, its worst start since the 2015 season. Which NBA team has started the season with four losses?

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LeBron James hasn’t led a team to an 0-4 start since his rookie season, however, the Lakers have yet to have a win so far this season.

Same-sex marriage is now legal in all of this country’s states after lawmakers voted to legalize it. Which country made same-sex marriage legal in all states?

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Mexico’s 32 states are now in agreement. Lawmakers in the state of Tamaulipas voted yes to legalize same-sex marriage.

The European Union has made the decision to require all mobile devices to support the same USB-C charging — and a phone company has revealed it will comply with the charger requirement. Which phone company will comply with the EU’s charger law?

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Apple's senior vice president of worldwide marketing said the company will “obviously” have to comply as it “has no choice.” The executive said Apple complies with local laws worldwide.

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