Three students of Palestinian descent

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What action has Jason J. Eaton pleaded not guilty to in Vermont, causing concerns about continued violence against Arabs and Palestinians in the United States?

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What is the main objective of the two-day ceasefire extension agreed upon by Israel and Hamas?

The ceasefire extension between Israel and Hamas is primarily aimed at facilitating the release of more hostages held in Gaza. As part of the agreement, Hamas has committed to releasing another 20 women and children over the next two days.

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Which company has overtaken both UPS and FedEx to become the largest delivery business in the U.S. in terms of parcel volumes?

Amazon has become the largest delivery business in the U.S. in terms of parcel volumes, surpassing both UPS and FedEx. While Amazon leads in package delivery, the U.S. Postal Service still handles the highest volume of packages overall, collaborating with all three companies.

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President Biden is not attending the COP28 Climate Summit this week, angering some environmental groups. Despite efforts in clean energy investment, why is Biden's climate leadership being questioned?

President Biden's climate leadership is under scrutiny due to a perceived contradiction in his policies. Despite his commitment to climate law and clean energy, he has also supported the development of new oil leases. This has led to criticism from climate activists who believe he should be taking stronger action to curtail fossil fuel usage, such as shutting down drilling altogether.

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Following President Xi Jinping's call for the "sinicisation" of religions, what has the Chinese government done to alter the religious landscape in regions with high Muslim populations like Ningxia and Gansu?

The government has implemented a policy to merge mosques within 2.5km of each other. This policy, along with other efforts to control the construction and layout of Islamic activity venues, has resulted in a significant reduction in the number of mosques in these regions. About a third of the registered mosques in Ningxia have been closed since 2020.