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(CNN Student News) -- April 10, 2009

Fill in the blank - The following sentences relate to events that were covered this week on CNN Student News. See if you can identify the missing element from each sentence. Write your answers in the space provided.

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1. President Barack Obama discussed the U.S. relationship with the Muslim community during an address to __________'s parliament on Monday.

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2. Wildlife conservation officials in Thailand are trying to save endangered __________ by photographing their stripes.

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3. The city of __________ announced that it is planning to close 23 schools and lay off 600 teachers before next school year.

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4. __________ pledged 3,000 new forces to the war in Afghanistan after a recent meeting of the organization.

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5. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma is the home of the National __________ Hall of Fame.

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6. The country of __________ violated a United Nations resolution when it test-fired a long-range rocket recently.

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7. Pirates attempted to hijack the freighter __________ off the coast of Somalia.

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8. The city of __________, Italy was struck by a deadly earthquake on Monday.

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9. President Obama made a surprise visit to U.S. troops at Camp __________ in Iraq on Tuesday.

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10. A federal judge cleared former Alaska Sen. __________ of any wrongdoing related to a conviction for taking "freebies" from an oil company without reporting it.

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