The Week of July 3, 2022 by CoenM

Champion(s):

KonkelT
Kai gwa!

SokolM


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1 KonkelT 280 90 00
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1 SokolM 280 90 00
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3 ChrisRosenberg 265 75 15
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4 KPope 255 65 15
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5 ecpekkle 250 55 15
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6 Tarn 235 40 15
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6 LynchT 235 40 15
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8 DouglasLovesVixey 210 25 15
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9 DFisher 195 15 15
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10 JCEurovision 170 5 00
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Questions:

A gunman in what SUBURB OF CHICAGO opened fire at a 4th of July parade, killing six?

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Highland Park

Revelers returned to what SPANISH CITY for the first time in three years to celebrate the festival of San Fermin?

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Pamplona

The US Food and Drug Administration approved letting pharmacists prescribe Paxlovid, the oral medication for Covid-19 made by what COMPANY? It had previously only been available from doctors.

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Pfizer

Elon Musk announced that he would not go through with the $44 billon purchase of what SOCIAL MEDIA SITE, saying the site hadn’t met its obligations for completing the sale?

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Twitter

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was given 21 year federal prison term for violating the civil rights of what MAN who Chauvin murdered in 2020?

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George Floyd

The state of California announced it would begin manufacturing what DRUG in order to lower its cost? Congress is currently considering a bill that would set a $35 a month cap for the drug.

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Insulin

The Washburn fire closed what US NATIONAL PARK, where it threatens the sequoias of Mariposa Grove and the town of Wawona?

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Yosemite

What US STATE enacted a law making it illegal in most cases to knowingly record video within eight feet of a police officer without their permission?

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Arizona

A prison break in Nigeria that freed nearly 600 inmates was blamed on what PRO-ISLAMIC GROUP, who instigated the break to free about 70 of its members?

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Boko Haram

Your HallR mini-theme of the week: No, Minister. What PRIME MINISTER OF THE UK announced he was stepping down, but would remain in office until the Conservative Party chooses his replacement?

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Boris Johnson

What FORMER PRIME MINISTER OF JAPAN was assassinated while campaigning for a fellow party member? The motive for the killing is still unclear.

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Shinzo Abe

What COUNTRY saw prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and president Gotabaya Rajapaksa both resign after protestors stormed both of their residences? This capped months of protest over food and fuel shortages.

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Sri Lanka