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January 10, 2014
A Danish commercial ship sails from the Middle East, carrying some of Syria's chemical weapons. Today on CNN Student News, find out where they're headed for destruction. We also cover a smoking ban in China and a pledge by the U.S. government to support the international space station. And we take a technological look inside the Consumer Electronics Show.
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1. What disease do scientists believe might be behind the deaths of dozens of bald eagles in Utah?
2. What northeastern Chinese city hosted the International Ice and Snow Festival?
3. What's the term for the circulation of winds that normally surround the North Pole but caused record-breaking cold weather in the U.S. this week?
4. Who was recently confirmed by the Senate as the first woman to head the Federal Reserve?
5. What do thousands of American petitioners want removed from M&Ms?
6. Who is the current U.S. secretary of state?
7. At what measurement, in degrees, are Fahrenheit and Celsius the same temperature?
8. In what city and country will this year's Winter Olympics be held?
9. What organization oversees most U.S. college sports?
10. What term means charging more for goods or services than the regular selling price?
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