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Weekly News Quiz: February 23, 2023 – CNN


By Alexandra Meeks and Ivory Sherman
President Joe Biden visited Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv, for the first time since Russia invaded the country. The trip was shrouded in secrecy due to security concerns.
The first Mardi Gras celebration was held in 1703 in Mobile, Alabama.
A magnitude 6.3 aftershock on Monday killed at least six people and injured hundreds of others, reigniting panic in the region.
Griner signed a one-year deal with the Phoenix Mercury, the team announced on Tuesday.
The coffee chain is rolling out a new line of beverages made with a spoonful of extra virgin olive oil.
Title 42, a rule that ensures federal officials will be able to continue to swiftly expel migrants at US borders, is set to expire in May. The Biden administration also released a new rule on Tuesday that largely bars migrants who traveled through other countries on their way to the US-Mexico border from applying for asylum in the US.
A coast-to-coast winter storm system with blizzard conditions and significant snowfall is hampering travel. Meanwhile, several other parts of the country are experiencing a summer-like heat that has never been felt before during the month of February.
Tequila is being threatened by changing weather and a strain on the agave plant’s vital pollinator — the bat.
Trump’s leadership PAC spent more than $16 million on legal services in 2022. The number represents a massive set of bills from lawyers at a time when the former president faces multiple criminal inquiries, lawsuits and other challenges.
Home Depot said it will increase pay and benefits for hourly workers by $1 billion this year, another sign of a tighter labor market and rising wages across the US economy.


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