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Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.
This Week's lesson:
Vietnam imprisons noodle vendor over a political joke
Biden and McCarthy make a deal on debt but have to sell it
President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy reached a tentative deal over the weekend to suspend the nation’s debt limit through 2025 to avoid a federal default while limiting government spending. Now, they have to find enough members o...
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Paralyzed man walks again with help of a 'brain bridge'
Twelve years ago, an accident left Gert-Jan Oskam with paralyzed legs and partially paralyzed arms, after his spinal cord was damaged in his neck. But these days, Oskam is back on his feet and walking, thanks to a device that creates a ‘digital bridg...
This week's word in the news: ALLOCATION
FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Under those same drought agreements, Nevada’s allocation would be cut to 270,000 acre-feet if Lake Mead were to fall to 1,025 feet.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal -- 05/29/2023
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