The Week of June 28, 2020 by CoenM

Champion(s):

emilyaviva
attention horseys and gentlecorns: trivia

grimesr


Runner(s)-Up:


Quiz Description

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1 emilyaviva 444 98 15
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1 grimesr 444 98 15
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3 EggCzar 427 96 15
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4 SchiefelbeinM 392 95 15
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6 TaylorMA 381 92 15
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7 RichmondJ 368 90 15
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9 GoodmanDL 335 87 15
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10 Tarn 327 86 15
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11 BClemens 323 85 15
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12 jveditz 320 83 00
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13 helene 317 81 15
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16 colleenw 303 77 15
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17 KonkelT 302 76 15
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18 MatchenD 300 75 15
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19 TWright17 285 73 15
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20 bdavery 284 72 15
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21 KPope 283 70 00
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22 JasonDuiuc 281 69 00
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23 KlionskyG 274 67 15
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28 watkinsAF 257 60 15
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29 orwant 253 58 15
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Questions:

The US Supreme Court voted 5-4 to overturn what STATE's abortion law that would have required providers to have admitting privileges at a local hospital to perform the procedure?

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Louisiana

What PERFORMNG GROUP, which saw all ten of its productions shuttered during the Covid-19 pandemic, filed for bankruptcy? With nearly a billion dollars in debt, it said it would look to restructure with help from private equity firms and the Canadian government.

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Cirque du Soleil

This week saw the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement go into effect, replacing what 1992 TREATY that created the world's largest free trade zone?

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NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement)

What ASSOCIATE OF JEFFREY EPSTEIN was arrested at a home in New Hampshire, and subsequently charged with several counts involving criminal sex acts?

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Ghislane Maxwell

A landslide killed at least 162 people working at a jade mine in what ASIAN COUNTRY, the world leader in jade mining? The landslide is the deadliest jade mine accident, surpassing a 2015 landslide in the same country that killed at least 116 people.

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Myanmar

China implemented a controversial security law in Hong Kong, which supersedes the protections in what Hong Kong MINI CONSTITUTION by loosely defining four crimes that can result in extradition and trial in mainland China?

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Basic Law

Boeing announced it would cease production of what JUMBO JET after completing existing orders over the next two years? Introduced in the 1970s as a passenger jet, its now more used for cargo.

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747

What EUROPEAN COUNTRY became the first major economic power to finalize plans to eliminate nuclear and coal power? The last coal plant is expected to close by 2038, while the country will spend 40 billion Euros to assist in the transition to renewable energy.

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Germany

What NUMBER fills in the blank for "(BLANK) Alumni for Biden," a super PAC that claims to represent about 200 former White House officials and staffers who are supporting Biden in order to remove Donald Trump from office?

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43

This week's HallR mini-theme(TM) of the week: Talking Turkey. The trial of 20 Saudis held in connection tot he murder of what JOURNALIST began in Turkey, with testimony from Saudi embassy staffers who were told to stay away on the day of the killing?

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Jamal Kashoggi

Turkey's Council of State began evaluating a request to turn what UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE in Istanbul, currently in use as a museum, be converted back to a mosque, which is was between the founding of the Ottoman Empire and the establishment of the modern Turkish republic?

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Hagia Sofia

What US SENATOR and potential vice presidential candidate said she would hold up over 1100 military promotions until Secretary of Defense Mike Esper documented that he would not block a promotion for Trump impeachment witness Alexander Vindman?

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Tammy Duckworth