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Which politician is facing 10 new federal charges?

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Rep. George Santos (R-NY) has been accused of stealing donors’ identities and running up thousands of dollars in fraudulent charges on their credit cards, along with charges of embezzlement.


Which country boycotted a hearing at the United Nations’ top court?

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The Netherlands and Canada have accused Damascus — the capital of Syria — of a years-long campaign of “institutionalized” torture against its own people.

Which celebrity was accused of being drunk on the set of his current movie?

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A spokesperson for DC denied the drunk allegations, saying "Aquaman" star Jason Momoa “conducted himself in a professional manner” on set.

In Cambodia, a second death in a week has been recorded due to which disease?

A 2-year-old girl is the second person in the country to die from bird flu this week — she's also the third so far in 2023.
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Which American athlete has been in the ICU for more than a week "fighting for her life," due to a rare form of pneumonia?

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Mary Lou Retton became the first American woman to win all-around gymnastics gold at the Olympics in 1984.

Which country was hit by two earthquakes in one week?

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Western Afghanistan got shook again on Oct. 11, just days after two earthquakes of the same 6.3 magnitude killed more than 1,200 people.

Which two countries have announced the resumption of diplomatic relations after a seven-year hiatus?

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Sudan and Iran are back working together after ties were cut in 2016, due to Iranian protesters storming the Saudi Arabian embassy in Iran.

What caused dozens of fights to be canceled at London’s Luton Airport?

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A fire tore through a newly built parking garage at the airport, which destroyed 1,500 vehicles and partially collapsed the structure.

Which workers have walked out at more than 1,000 stores across the U.S.?

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Pharmacy workers at Walgreens and CVS are walking out over harsh working conditions they say make it difficult to safely fill prescriptions.

Which company is buying Pioneer Natural Resources in a deal valued at $59.5 billion?

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This is Exxon Mobil’s largest buyout since acquiring Mobil two decades ago.

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