Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.

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Czechs ready for fake news ahead of elections

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Presidential swearing-in: Ceremonies, parade and dancing on a historic Friday in Washington, D.C.

This is a turning-point week in U.S. history. Donald Trump will be sworn in Friday as president, his first political office. The outdoor ceremony on the Capitol steps will be attended by Congress members, Supreme Court justices, campaign donors,...

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U.S. troops are moving into Poland as part of an ongoing mission to step up America's presence in eastern Europe. About 3,500 U.S. personnel will spend the next nine months conducting training exercises with local security forces. It is part of a plan to rotate the U.S. troops through eastern European NATO member states for training exercises. Russia said the exercises "threaten our interests, our security."

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NBC Learn, in partnership with Paul G. Allen’s Vulcan Productions, chronicles World War II history and the innovations behind the war’s greatest aircraft.

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What does GOP want for health care?

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This week's word in the news: INAUGURAL

DEFINITION:

Of, relating to, or characteristic of an inauguration. The ceremonial induction into a position.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
But the name apparently strikes too close to home for inaugural organizers.
The Denver Post -- 01/16/2017

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BioDesign - Seashell 17Jan17

What does a seashell have in common with a 3D printer?


Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.

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