The Week of October 15, 2017 by CoenM

Champion(s):

LorinBurte
Get off my lawn!

grimesr


Runner(s)-Up:


Quiz Description

Full Results:

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1 grimesr 455 98 15
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1 LorinBurte 455 98 15
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3 KingJA 401 95 00
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4 GrahamJ 383 93 15
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5 gregariouschinchilla 378 91 15
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6 Michalle 371 89 00
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7 BarthR 368 87 00
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8 akambour 367 85 00
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9 EggCzar 362 83 15
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10 GoodmanDL 361 82 15
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11 PolinskyL 357 80 15
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12 RichmondJ 356 78 00
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13 rouquinne 341 76 00
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14 ChengB 337 74 00
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15 DreyfusB 334 72 00
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16 MirandaM 333 70 15
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17 MatthewsP 323 68 00
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18 RonningD 318 66 15
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19 Kloefkorn 311 65 00
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20 ChrisRosenberg 309 63 00
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21 LoC 303 61 15
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22 HallR 301 59 15
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23 MoyseyC 298 57 00
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24 srs 290 55 00
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25 RobinJRichards 285 53 00
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26 LiptonM 275 51 00
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27 Stevo600 271 50 15
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28 HoH 269 48 15
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29 IyerM 265 46 00
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30 ElendilPickle 256 44 00
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31 jveditz 250 42 00
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32 RautY 248 40 00
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33 ecpekkle 245 38 00
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34 AmmermanA 244 36 00
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35 ArunH 240 33 15
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35 KleinJ 240 33 15
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37 Troydozzy 235 31 00
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38 PrestonC 228 29 00
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39 rwv37 224 26 00
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39 Vendy12 224 26 00
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41 Crow-T-Robot 223 23 15
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42 DoyleE 218 21 00
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43 apeekrtr 213 19 00
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44 KPope 207 17 00
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45 felsenheldd 205 16 00
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46 Matto 174 14 00
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47 VenguswamyK 172 12 15
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48 Tarn 159 10 00
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49 PipkeR 138 8 00
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50 JCEurovision 95 6 00
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51 MatchenD 93 4 00
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52 BringMoreLegos 19 2 00
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53 DouglasLovesVixey 0 1 00
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Questions:

What FORMER WORLD FOOTBALLER OF THE YEAR earned the highest number of votes in Liberia's presidential election, but without gaining a majority must face vice president Joseph Boakai in a November runoff election?

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George Weah

In separate elections this week, Sebastian Kurz and Andrej Babis both saw their parties win enough votes to put both of them in line to form a right-wing government. Name EITHER COUNTRY in which these elections took place.

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Austria or Czech Republic

In American election news, California state senate president Kevin de Leon announced a primary challenge to what US SENATOR, who is seeking her fifth full term?

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Dianne Feinstein

Donald Trump turned his Twitter account against what FLORIDA CONGRESSWOMAN, calling her "wacky" and mocking her fondness for sequined cowboy hats after she called Trump out for insensitive remarks made during his condolence phone call to the family of Sgt. La David Johnson, one of the four soldiers killed in Niger earlier this month?

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Frederica Wilson

The Iraqi army re-established control of what CITY and same-named province, in a military action spurred by the Kurdish pro-independence referendum?

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Kirkuk

A rare landfall in Ireland led to three deaths from what HURRICANE, which in a weakened state would also make landfalls in the UK, Norway, Sweden, and Finland?

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Ophelia

US Representative Tom Marino withdrew his name from consideration for what POSITION IN THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION after a 60 Minutes report detailed how a law he helped pass weakened the government's ability to manage the distribution of opioids?

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drug czar

Name EITHER SENATOR who, as chair and ranking minority member of the Health Committee, proposed a bipartisan plan to reinstate the health insurance subsidies as a short-term method to stabilize insurance marketplaces destabilized by Donald Trump's cancellation of federal health insurance subsidies?

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Lamar Alexander or Patty Murray

US-backed forces in Syria claimed that they had retaken what CITY from ISIS, which served as the capital of their territory?

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Raqqa

The World Health Organization had a busy few days as they named what AFRICAN PRESIDENT as a goodwill ambassador, only to rescind the title after protests that pointed out the collapse of his country's healthcare system and his poor record on human rights?

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Robert Mugabe

Donald Trump announced he would not extend the classified status of files related to the death of what AMERICAN, which are set to become public under the provisions of a 1992 law?

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John F. Kennedy

More than 50 security and police officers were killed in what COUNTRY in an ambush set by militants in the Western Desert's Bahariya oasis?

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Egypt