Hunter Biden enters a vehicle

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How did the prosecution use Hunter Biden's own admissions in his trial for lying on a federal firearms application?

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What is the primary purpose of the three-phase plan proposed by the U.S. for the Israel-Hamas conflict?

The three-phase plan aims to provide immediate humanitarian relief and build trust between the conflicting parties. The initial phase includes a six-week ceasefire and the release of hostages and prisoners, setting the stage for further negotiations.

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Which banana company was found liable by a Florida jury for financing a Colombian paramilitary group, leading to a $38.3 million payout?

Chiquita Brands International was found liable for financing the Colombian paramilitary group Autodefensas Unidas de Colombia (AUC). The AUC, designated a terrorist organization by the US, received substantial assistance from Chiquita, who had earlier pleaded guilty and paid a $25 million fine to the US government.

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Which constitutional principle did a judge primarily cite in striking down Florida's ban on gender transition care for minors?

Judge Hinkle ruled that the Equal Protection Clause was violated because the law discriminated against transgender minors. The ruling emphasized that denying medical care based on gender identity is unconstitutional.

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Which advanced air-defense system, known for its scarcity and effectiveness, has President Biden recently approved for deployment to Ukraine?

The Patriot Missile System is highly valued for its ability to intercept incoming missiles and aircraft, providing crucial protection for Ukraine amidst ongoing Russian attacks. The system's scarcity stems from its limited number, with only 14 units currently deployed by the U.S. Army.