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

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Beer with the prince: Liechtenstein marks its 300th anniversary

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Weeks of massive, violent protests in Hong Kong test its relationship with China

Huge street demonstrations have escalated this summer in Hong Kong, a global financial hub that is a semi-autonomous region of China. The original focus was a proposal by the regional government to let local authorities send arrested dissidents ...

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Danish officials reject Trump's interest in buying Greenland


President Donald Trump expressed interest in buying Greenland, the world’s largest island. But Denmark's government and people in Greenland weren't too excited by the idea. “I hope it is a joke — to not just buy a country but also its people,” said M...

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

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This week's word in the news: PROMENADE

DEFINITION:

A paved public walk, typically one along a waterfront at a resort.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Gunfire erupted Friday morning near the Third Street promenade in Santa Monica when a guard carrying money from an armored truck shot at a man armed with a knife who police say tried to rob him.
The Los Angeles Times -- 08/19/2019

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“Discovering You,” is an original video series celebrating the careers of engineers who are inspiring the next generation. The 20-part series, complete with tailored lesson plans, will roll out every Monday with 5 new videos over the next 4 weeks.

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Is gun control possible in America?

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