The Week of June 25, 2017 by CoenM

Champion(s):

Rhea428


Runner(s)-Up:

RichmondJ

akambour
Full price for gum? That dog won't hunt, monsignor!


Quiz Description

Full Results:

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1 Rhea428 411 99 15
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2 RichmondJ 400 96 00
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2 akambour 400 96 15
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4 LorinBurte 395 93 15
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5 DugglebyB 365 91 15
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6 jveditz 364 88 15
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6 KashyapN 364 88 15
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8 srs 355 85 15
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9 THEJMAN 353 83 15
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10 BarthR 352 80 15
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10 GoodmanDL 352 80 00
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12 Kloefkorn 344 77 00
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13 ElendilPickle 336 75 00
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14 Timm 328 73 00
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15 gregariouschinchilla 322 71 00
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16 TaylorMA 320 69 00
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17 ChengB 319 67 15
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18 MatthewsP 312 64 00
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18 PolinskyL 312 64 00
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20 rouquinne 300 61 15
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21 MoyseyC 286 59 15
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22 KPope 270 57 00
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23 DreyfusB 264 55 00
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24 BClemens 250 53 15
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25 AmyStephenson 247 51 00
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26 RabinK 232 48 00
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26 Ruwisc 232 48 00
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28 rwv37 229 45 00
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29 MatchenD 228 43 15
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30 GrahamJ 219 41 00
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31 VenguswamyK 217 39 00
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32 RaiaB 216 37 00
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33 orwant 210 35 00
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34 LuskT 204 33 00
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35 KleinJ 201 31 00
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36 RautY 199 29 00
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37 Michalle 197 27 00
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38 morbeedo 196 25 00
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39 AmmermanA 183 23 00
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40 WeaverR 174 21 00
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41 HoH 173 19 00
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42 ChrisRosenberg 171 17 00
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43 Crow-T-Robot 165 15 00
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44 BringMoreLegos 164 13 00
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45 RobinJRichards 160 11 00
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46 RonningD 155 9 00
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47 Vendy12 143 7 00
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48 HumbabaORiley 141 5 00
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49 HightB 81 3 00
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50 DouglasLovesVixey 54 1 00
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Questions:

Over 150 people died in what ASIAN COUNTRY when an overturned fuel truck from which they were trying to salvage fuel exploded?

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Pakistan

What JAPANESE COMPANY filed for bankruptcy, unable to climb out of the hole created by its massive airbag recall?

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Takata

The EU levied a $2.7 billion fine against what INTERNET COMPANY, saying it violated antitrust laws by skewing search results to favor its own shopping service over smaller shopping sites?

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Google

What EUROPEAN COUNTRY's lower house of parliament approved a bill allowing same sex marriage, after the country's chancellor allowed her party's MPs to vote their consciences rather than the party's stand against it?

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Germany

Police officer Oscar Perez is wanted for a shooting and grenade attack on the Interior Ministry and Supreme Court buildings in what SOUTH AMERICAN CAPITAL, exacerbating tensions from earlier in the week when opposition legislators were confronted by armed citizen groups?

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Caracas (edited at 9:09 am, July 3, 2017 (EDT))

While it hit giant corporations like Maersk and Merck, what COUNTRY believes that the Petya ransomware attack was originally directed at them, as they've been engaged in a multi-year cyberwar with Russia and had several major installations, such as the Borispol airport, as early targets of the attack?

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Ukraine

Mitch McConnell pulled the Senate health care bill (BRCA) from a possible vote due to GOP defections, including four Senators who believed it didn't go far enough and what WESTERN SENATOR who, along with his governor, Brian Sandoval, felt the bill would be too damaging to Medicare recipients?

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Dean Heller

What PHARMACY CHAIN scrapped plans to buy Rite Aid, but will instead buy roughly half of Rite Aid's stores?

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Walgreens (Boots Alliance)

A request to the states from what SECRETARY OF STATE FOR KANSAS, the vice chair of a presidential committee to investigate voter fraud, to get voter rolls, was rejected (at least in part) by nearly half of alll states, including, ironically, Kansas?

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Kris Kobach

While a deal is in the works, what US STATE will enter its third straight fiscal year without a budget, threatening a variety of services, thanks to ongoing conflicts between the legislature and governor Bruce Rauner?

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Illinois

Chinese president Xi Jinping noted that using what SPECIAL AUTONOMOUS REGION as a jumping off point to challenge the central government would cross a "red line" in remarks made at a ceremony there marking the anniversary of its hand-over to China?

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Hong Kong

The US Supreme Court temporarily ruled in favor of the Trump travel ban (they will hear a full case in October), though the ability of people from one of the six restricted countries to enter the US if they have "close family" has come under fire due to the way that term was defined by what FEDERAL DEPARTMENT?

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State Department