The new U.K. Prime Minister Keir Starmer

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Which party, led by Keir Starmer, won a landslide victory in the UK general elections, leading to the resignation of Rishi Sunak?

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Following a strong performance by the far-right National Rally party in the first round of the French legislative elections, what occurred in the second round?

The leftist coalition, the New Popular Front, includes environmentalist parties, French Socialists, Communists, and the hard-left France Unbowed party. This coalition was formed to prevent the far-right from taking power and has now won the most seats.

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What’s the name of the tropical storm that is gaining strength in the Gulf of Mexico and expected to make landfall in Texas today?

Tropical storm Beryl has already caused significant damage in the Caribbean, resulting in 11 deaths. As it approaches Texas, officials are warning of potential storm surges and heavy rainfall, prompting evacuations and emergency preparations.

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Which recent executive order led to a 40% drop in migrant encounters at the US-Mexico border?

The asylum restrictions imposed by President Biden have limited the number of asylum claims processed at the border. The restrictions are triggered after 2500 border encounters over a 7-day period.

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In Ukraine, there has been alleged execution of Russian prisoners of war by a mercenary unit known as the Chosen Company. What country is the leader of this unit from?

The Chosen Company is led by a former US Army National Guard soldier. The Americans within the unit are all volunteers, fighting without the backing of the U.S military or government.