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How well do you keep up with the world around you? Take this week’s quiz to test your knowledge of recent national and world events.

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

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Tensions rise after Lebanon’s prime minister ‘quits’

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This Week's lesson:

Get used to cars without drivers because they're starting to roll out of labs and onto streets

Self-driving vehicles are in the news more often because they're already on public roads in limited tests. Waymo, a company that took over a project Google began in 2009 and has spent more than $1 billion on laser sensors and digital vision syst...

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Amazon Prime members in 37 U.S. cities and surrounding areas can now use the company's Key service to let delivery drivers put packages directly inside their homes. But a lot of potential users still aren't convinced Key is safe. To use Key, customers have to buy and install an Amazon Cloud Cam and smart lock that allows drivers to open the door while being recorded by the video camera.

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This week's word in the news: RAMIFICATIONS

DEFINITION:

Something that is the result of an action, decision, etc.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
The political ramifications are big and at least on paper favors Democrats, as Puerto Ricans tend to vote for the party.
The Tampa Bay Times -- 11/13/2017

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Do corporations need a big tax cut?

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This 2nd installment completes the 20-part series and continues the exploration of aviation technology and the social impact of war on our nation and the world.

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