NewsUp’s Quiz of the Week
Everything you need to know about what happened during the week of May 16th delivered in a quiz.
- Oil company Royal Dutch Shell has begun the massive task of cleaning up nearly 90,000 gallons of crude oil that leaked from a company oil derrick roughly 90 miles off the coast of Louisiana.
- EgyptAir Flight 804 from Paris to Cairo disappeared from radar over the Mediterranean Sea with 66 people on board early Thursday.
- Two earthquakes struck Ecuador’s coast on Wednesday, leading to one death and light damage.
- Members of Rage Against the Machine will team up with MCs from both Public Enemy and Cypress Hill to form a new supergroup, Prophets of Rage.
- Two Chinese military aircraft intercepted a U.S. military reconnaissance plane over the South China Sea Tuesday.
- The Senate on Tuesday unanimously passed controversial legislation that would allow the families of September 11th victims to sue Saudi Arabia?
- Donald Trump, in an extensive interview with Fox News’ Megyn Kelly, responded to critics of his barbed campaign style by saying he never would have been successful in the primary race if he had acted “presidential” and held back on hitting his political rivals.
- Morley Safer, a legendary television correspondent who retired from CBS News last week, has died at the age of 84, the network announced Thursday.
- A hacker, who goes by the handle “Peace,” is trying to sell the account information, including emails and passwords, of 117 million LinkedIn users.
- The Supreme Court, in an unsigned unanimous opinion, announced on Monday that it would not rule in a major case on access to contraception, and instructed lower courts to consider whether a compromise was possible.
- In what may be one of the strangest scenes in Canada’s Parliament in recent years, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized profusely to an opposition politician after accidentally pushing her into a desk while grabbing another member of parliament.
Originally published at www.newsup.com.