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

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Egypt is building a wall near Gaza Strip

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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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Presidential campaign remark about NATO fuels discussion of military alliance's role

Former President Donald Trump is reviving concerns about how he sees the North American Treaty Organization (NATO), a Western military alliance. If Russia expands its Ukraine war, he said at a South Carolina campaign rally, his potential adminis...

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Trump’s words worry our NATO allies

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AI a hot topic at California music tech show


At a recent music trade show organized by the National Association of Music Merchants, new music technology that uses artificial intelligence (AI) was previewed with a mixed response from visitors. AI has been used to enhance some instruments and des...

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This week's word in the news: PROMINENT

DEFINITION:

Very well-known and important.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
More than 400 people were detained in Russia while paying tribute to opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who died at a remote Arctic penal colony, a prominent rights group reported Sunday.
The Los Angeles Times -- 02/19/2024

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