The Week of September 6, 2020 by CoenM

Champion(s):

EggCzar


Runner(s)-Up:

GoodmanDL
A genius is someone like Norman Einstein...

KitchenB
Flattery will get you everywhere.

orwant
Void where prohibited by law (OrwantJ on LL)


Quiz Description

Full Results:

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1 EggCzar 389 99 15
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2 KitchenB 376 95 15
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2 orwant 376 95 15
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2 GoodmanDL 376 95 15
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5 CarpeDiem 361 92 15
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6 Michalle 346 90 15
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7 DreyfusB 343 88 15
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8 IyerM 342 87 15
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9 GoldfarbDavidJ 341 85 15
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10 Tarn 336 83 15
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11 MattK 334 82 15
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12 felsenheldd 331 80 15
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13 MoyseyC 329 78 15
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14 colleenw 325 77 15
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15 ecpekkle 315 74 00
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15 TimL 315 74 00
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17 TWright17 310 72 00
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18 srs 304 70 00
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19 griffism 303 68 00
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20 DeeKay 301 66 00
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20 Nicola 301 66 15
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22 GarciaD 297 62 15
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22 GrellerA 297 62 15
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24 MatchenD 295 58 00
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24 MartinJ2 295 58 00
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28 YuC 285 53 00
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30 Aniket 282 50 00
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31 SchiefelbeinM 276 48 00
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32 LakeMA 263 46 15
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Questions:

In an unexpected move, the Department of Justice asked to take over from Donald Trump's personal attorneys in the defamation suit brought by what AUTHOR AND COLUMNIST for Elle who claims that Trump raped her in a department store dressing room?

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E. Jean Carroll

Name EITHER the pharmaceutical company or the university whose phase 3 trial of a Covid-19 vaccine was paused and restarted after an investigation into a serious adverse reaction in one participant in the UK?

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AstraZenica or Oxford

In interviews recorded for what upcoming BOOK by Bob Woodward did Donald Trump admit that he knew that Covid-19 was serious, but downplayed things in order to prevent panic?

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Rage

Several western states voiced opposition to Utah's plan to pipe over 25 billion gallons of water annually from what RIVER for the use of residents in the southern part of the state? While Utah has a right to the water, the other states are concerned about the impact on growing populations and agriculture in their states.

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Colorado River

Luxury products giant LVMH announced it would back out of the $16.2 billion deal to acquire what JEWELER, which then sued to enforce the deal? LVMH countersued, accusing the jeweler of "dishonesty" and mismanaging its business during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Tiffany

What PROTEST MOVEMENT, named for the colorful garments worn during public demonstrations, saw smaller than anticipated crowds upon restarting in France?

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yellow vests or gilets jaune

Vice President Mike Pence cancelled his appearance at a Montana fundraiser when it became public that it was being hosted by a couple that actively supports what CONSPIRACY THEORY, which asserts that there is a Satanic, global child sex trafficking ring that Donald Trump is trying to expose?

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Qanon

A federal judge ordered a psychiatric evaluation of what FORMER THERANOS CEO, after her defense team argued that a mental disease or defect may have been behind her alleged commission of criminal fraud?

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Elizabeth Holmes

What GULF STATE announced it would follow the UAE's lead in normalizing relations with Israel, with the deal finalized in a phone call between Donald Trump, Benjamin Netanyahu, and King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa?

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Bahrain

Your HallR mini-them (TM) for the week: Fire Bad. Wildfires raged across the Pacific Northwest, with fires in Oregon crossing the tops of what MOUNTAIN RANGE and spreading down valleys towards the western part of the state, an unprecedented occurrence according to the Oregon Department of Forestry?

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Cascades

A fire tore through the Moria refugee camp in what EUROPEAN COUNTRY, leaving over 12,000 migrants homeless? Government spokesperson Stelios Petsas said that shelter and food aid would be forthcoming, and that a local ferry was being used to house some families.

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Greece

Just Born Quality Confections announced that several holiday versions of what MARSHMALLOW CANDY - including those for Halloween, Christmas, and Valentine's Day - would not be made this year, as a Covid-19 related shutdown earlier in the year will only give them enough time to make the candy for next Easter?

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Peeps