A building damaged by an earthquake

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Which East Asian island was recently rocked by a 7.4-magnitude earthquake?

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Which assertion has José Andrés, who founded the World Central Kitchen, made about the deaths of 9 of his workers who were providing food to people in Gaza?

José Andrés, affiliated with the food charity World Central Kitchen, made the disturbing claim that the workers were targeted in a systematic manner, car by car. A convoy of cars en route to deliver aid to Gaza civilians were killed by an Israeli airstrike.

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What procedural disagreement occurred between Special Counsel Jack Smith and Judge Aileen Cannon in the case involving Donald Trump's handling of classified documents?

Judge Aileen Cannon requested two versions of proposed jury instructions, one based on the Presidential Records Act and another assuming Trump had broad authority to handle records. Special counsel Jack Smith criticized this, arguing that it could distort the trial. Trump's defense team, on the other hand, claimed he was authorized to possess 'personal records' during and after his presidency.

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With a shortage of recruits, what changes has President Zelensky of Ukraine taken to bolster the army's numbers?

President Zelensky of Ukraine has signed laws to address the shortage of manpower in the army amidst the ongoing conflict with Russia. The draft age has been lowered from 27 to 25, and some medical exemptions have been eliminated. This move is aimed at replenishing the army's ranks, which are suffering from high casualty rates and a lack of ammunition.

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Why are Donald Trump's lawyers' requesting Judge Juan Merchan's recusal from the New York hush money trial?

Donald Trump's lawyers are arguing for Judge Merchan's recusal because his daughter works for a digital consulting firm that has ties to Democratic clients. They believe this creates an 'ongoing financial interest' tied to the trial.