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(CNN Student News) -- June 4, 2009

1. Where did President Barack Obama speak today? What statement did President Obama make in Saudi Arabia yesterday?

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2. According to the program, what is the goal of President Obama's trip to the Middle East? According to a recent poll, what percent of people in Muslim countries have favorable and unfavorable opinions of the United States? Do you think that President Obama's trip will significantly impact the relationship between the Muslim world and the United States? Why or why not?

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3. What anniversary is China marking today?

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4. Why did thousands of students flock to Tiananmen Square in the spring of 1989? What demands did the protesters make of the Chinese government?

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5. How did government authorities initially respond to the Tiananmen Square protests? How did the government's response change during the protests? What was the final outcome of the event?

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6. According to the report: How do Chinese officials today refer to the events that occurred in Tiananmen Square 20 years ago? How has the Chinese government responded to the 20th anniversary of these events? Why do you think that Chinese officials have responded in this manner?

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7. What are some of the freedoms that you currently enjoy? How far would you be willing to go to preserve these freedoms?

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8. What is the automower?

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9. According to the report, how does the automower work?

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10. What are some other household chores that you can think of that may one day be automated? What are some potential benefits and drawbacks of using robots to perform household tasks?

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