CNN Student News - August 26, 2016

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August 26, 2016

CNN Student News is kicking off its 2016 U.S. presidential election coverage today. We're having a look at who the candidates are, how they're polling at this point, and what their convention highlights looked like over the summer. Also featured this Friday: the possible identification of an Earth-like planet and the environmental concerns around America's largest subtropical wilderness.
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WEEKLY NEWSQUIZ
1. What country, which joins southeastern Europe with southwestern Asia, has struggled with domestic violence, international terrorism and a failed military coup over the past year?
2. Amid fears of the Zika virus, the CDC recently warned pregnant women to avoid traveling to parts of what southeastern U.S. city?
3. Scientists in Montana recently unearthed part of a skull belonging to what famous type of dinosaur?
4. Name the city that is scheduled to host the 2020 Summer Olympic Games.
5. Name the U.S. president who signed the act that created the National Park Service 100 years ago.
6. What is the second-largest city in Iraq, where a battle is looming between Iraqi forces and the ISIS terrorist group?
7. In what country is the town of Amatrice, one of several areas heavily damaged by a natural disaster earlier this week?
8. Without pigment, researchers say the eyes of everyone on Earth would be what color -- which appears naturally in an estimated 17 percent of the global population?
9. The American Heart Association says people between the ages of 2 and 18 should limit their daily diet to 25 grams of what?
10. Name the national park that is the largest subtropical wilderness in the U.S.
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