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dateline: 19 July 2017:
Canal Swimming Pools Open in Paris

dateline: 12 July 2017:
Massive Iceberg Breaks Off Antarctic Ice Shelf

dateline: 05 July 2017:
North Korea Tests Intercontinental Missile

dateline: 30 June 2017:
NEWS QUIZ – June 2017

dateline: 28 June 2017:
Drug Addiction in Iran Has Doubled

dateline: 21 June 2017:
UN Reports Record Number of Displaced People

dateline: 14 June 2017:
12 Die in London Apartment Fire

dateline: 07 June 2017:
Trump Pulls Out of Paris Agreement

dateline: 31 May 2017:
NEWS QUIZ – MAY 2017

dateline: 31 May 2017:
Great White Shark Jumps Onto Fishing Boat

dateline: 24 May 2017:
22 Killed at Ariana Grande Concert in Manchester

dateline: 17 May 2017:
Japan’s Imperial Family Continues to Shrink

dateline: 10 May 2017:
Venezuela Releases Data on Health Crisis

dateline: 03 May 2017:
Turkey Blocks Wikipedia

dateline: 30 April 2017:
NEWS QUIZ – APRIL 2017

dateline: 26 April 2017:
Beer Yoga Is a New Fitness Trend

dateline: 19 April 2017:
Coral Reef Bleaching Alarms Scientists

dateline: 12 April 2017:
Passenger Forcibly Removed from Overbooked Flight

dateline: 05 April 2017:
NHL Won’t Participate in 2018 Olympics

dateline: 30 March 2017:
NEWS QUIZ – MARCH 2017

dateline: 29 March 2017:
UK Officially Triggers Brexit

dateline: 22 March 2017:
Sesame Street Introduces Muppet with Autism

dateline: 15 March 2017:
Disney Refuses to Censor Beauty and the Beast

dateline: 08 March 2017:
International Women’s Day Inspires Labour Strike

dateline: 01 March 2017:
Oscars Has Most Embarrassing Moment

dateline: 27 February 2017:
NEWS QUIZ – FEBRUARY 2017

dateline: 22 February 2017:
7 Earth-Sized Planets Discovered

dateline: 08 February 2017:
Day Care Tells Parents To Get Off Their Phones

dateline: 01 February 2017:
Syrian Refugees Banned from Entering US

dateline: 01 February 2017:
Pakistan Court Bans Valentine’s Day

dateline: 31 January 2017:
NEW QUIZ – JANUARY 2017

dateline: 25 January 2017:
Usain Bolt Stripped of Relay Gold

dateline: 18 January 2017:
Massive Women’s March Organized for Trump’s First Day

dateline: 12 January 2017:
Canadian Police Force Considers Name & Shame Program

dateline: 05 January 2017:
New Year’s Fireworks Blamed for Sharp Rise in Pollution

dateline: 28 December 2016:
NEWS QUIZ – DECEMBER 2016

dateline: 28 December 2016:
World Mourns Beloved Star Wars Princess

dateline: 22 December 2016:
Aleppo Evacuation Nearly Complete

dateline: 14 December 2016:
Baby Born From Frozen Ovary Tissue

dateline: 07 December 2016:
Sri Lanka Abandons Giant Christmas Tree Project

dateline: 30 November 2016:
NEWS QUIZ – NOVEMBER 2016

dateline: 30 November 2016:
UK’s New 5 Pound Note Contains Animal Fat

dateline: 23 November 2016:
10 Writers Invited to French Castle for NaNoWriMo

dateline: 16 November 2016:
Dead Sea Swim Raises Environmental Awareness

dateline: 09 November 2016:
America Elects Donald Trump for President

dateline: 02 November 2016:
Mysterious Green Light Over Japan

dateline: 27 October 2016:
NEWS QUIZ – OCTOBER 2016

dateline: 27 October 2016:
Science Clears Name of “Patient Zero”

dateline: 19 October 2016:
Thailand Begins Year-Long Mourning for King

dateline: 12 October 2016:
Creepy Clown Hoax Becomes Epidemic

dateline: 05 October 2016:
Mass Protests in Poland Over Abortion Ban

dateline: 29 September 2016:
NEWS QUIZ – SEPTEMBER 2016

dateline: 28 September 2016:
US Presidential Debate Breaks TV Record

dateline: 21 September 2016:
Hamdog Is World’s First Patented Burger

dateline: 14 September 2016:
Russian Scientists Surrounded by Polar Bears

dateline: 07 September 2016:
Impeached Brazilian President Leaves Palace

dateline: 31 August 2016:
NEWS QUIZ – AUGUST 2016

dateline: 31 August 2016:
John Lennon’s Killer Denied Parole

dateline: 24 August 2016:
Historic Town Destroyed in Italy Earthquake

dateline: 17 August 2016:
French Pole Vaulter Booed By Brazilian Fans

dateline: 10 August 2016:
Pools Turn Green at Rio Olympics

dateline: 03 August 2016:
China Showcases Elevated Bus

dateline: 31 July 2016:
NEW QUIZ – JULY 2016

dateline: 27 July 2016:
India Proposes New Child Labour Bill

dateline: 20 July 2016:
Thousands Arrested after Failed Coup in Turkey

dateline: 13 July 2016:
“Pokémon Go” Takes World by Storm

dateline: 06 July 2016:
Canadian Prime Minister Marches In Pride Parade

dateline: 30 June 2016:
NEWS QUIZ – JUNE 2016

dateline: 29 June 2016:
UK Votes to Leave EU

dateline: 23 June 2016:
UK to Vote in Historic Brexit Referendum

dateline: 15 June 2016:
49 Killed in Florida Mass Shooting

dateline: 08 June 2016:
France Launches Terror Alert App

dateline: 01 June 2016:
Boy Falls into Cincinnati Gorilla Enclosure

dateline: 31 May 2016:
NEWS QUIZ – MAY 2016

dateline: 25 May 2016:
Cuba To Legalize Small and Medium Businesses

dateline: 18 May 2016:
Musicians Boycott North Carolina Over Bathroom Law

dateline: 11 May 2016:
2,400 Homes Burn in Canadian Wildfire

dateline: 04 May 2016:
Donald Trump’s Rivals Drop Out of Race

dateline: 29 April 2016:
NEWS QUIZ – APRIL 2016

dateline: 28 April 2016:
Prince Had No Will

dateline: 21 April 2016:
Mass Murderer Wins Human Rights Case

dateline: 13 April 2016:
Bank Robbers in Tinfoil Suits Caught on Camera

dateline: 07 April 2016:
Nigerian Doctor Leads Campaign to Ban Church Births

dateline: 31 March 2016:
NEWS QUIZ – MARCH 2016

dateline: 30 March 2016:
Egyptian Hijacker Had Fake Suicide Belt

dateline: 24 March 2016:
31 Killed In Brussels Terror Attacks

dateline: 16 March 2016:
Artist Blindfolds Statues in Brazil

dateline: 09 March 2016:
Maria Sharapova Fails Drug Test

dateline: 02 March 2016:
Apple Battles FBI Over Privacy

dateline: 28 February 2016:
NEWS QUIZ – FEBRUARY 2016

dateline: 24 February 2016:
Chinese Dog Thieves Return Guide Dog With Note

dateline: 16 February 2016:
Jet Turns Back After Laser Incident

dateline: 10 February 2016:
US Senator Celebrates Start of a Political Revolution

dateline: 02 February 2016:
WHO Declares Zika Virus a Global Emergency

dateline: 30 January 2016:
NEWS QUIZ – JANUARY 2016

dateline: 27 January 2016:
Scientists Bringing Zebra Cousin Back From Extinction

dateline: 20 January 2016:
World’s Oldest Man Dies at 112

dateline: 13 January 2016:
David Bowie Leaves Parting Gift for His Fans

dateline: 06 January 2016:
Obama in Tears Over Gun Control

dateline: 30 December 2015:
NEWS QUIZ – DECEMBER 2015


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