DIRECTIONS: Decide whether the bolded section is true or false. Write TRUE or FALSE next to each statement, then rewrite each false bolded statement to make it true.
1. __________________ Iran’s top cancer researcher Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was assassinated last Friday as he traveled in a convoy of 3 bulletproof vehicles near Tehran.
2. __________________ Shortly before Fakhrizadeh drove through their ambush site, the team of assassins “cut off the electricity completely from this area” to slow reports of their assassination and any calls for help.
3. __________________ Since returning to school, students in Burkina Faso’s Sahel region have had to practice safety drills to prepare for potential Covid outbreaks.
4. __________________ More than 40 percent of schools in the Sahel’s Oudalan province were destroyed due to this threat, according to an October report.
5. __________________ Despite homicides reaching record highs not seen in a decade, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan said she will sign the city council’s new city budget that will reduce the police budget by 1%.
6. __________________ Local activists in Seattle are not happy with the budget cuts as they wanted the city council to defund the police budget by 5%.
7. __________________ A study published this week in The New York Times reported that drivers who vape THC or a combination of THC and CBD show signs of modest impairment up to four hours later.
8. __________________ Study co-author Dr. Johannes Ramaekers noted, ”The implication for the general public is that the cannabis-induced driving impairment should be acknowledged as a public health risk.”
9. __________________ In a speech to Congress the day after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, President Franklin D. Roosevelt said it was “a day people will soon forget.”
10. __________________ Every year on December 7, the National Park Service and the Navy host a commemoration ceremony for the sailors who lost their lives in the attack at Pearl Harbor in Japan.
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