1. Soviet President Vladimir Putin rebutted/refuted claims he interfered
with U.S. elections.
2. Gov. Christie, photographed laying/lying on a beach chair, had closed
that beach to the public during a budget impasse.
3. “For sale: baby shoes, never worn” is a quote that/which Ernest
Hemingway never said.
4. The hot air balloon collided with/hit power lines before it crashed,
killing 16 people.
5. Trapped in a flooded compartment/Its starboard side caved in,
seven sailors died when the USS Fitzgerald was struck by a cargo ship.
6. Despite discrete/discreet settlements of sexual harassment
allegations, Fox News fired Bill O’Reilly.
7. Everyone/Every one of New Orleans’ Confederate statues were/was
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8. Chelsea Manning, born Edward on December 17, 1987 / December
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Answers: 1) rebutted; 2) lying; 3) that; 4) hit; 5) trapped in a flooded compartment; 6) discreet;
7) Every one, was; 8) Dec. 17,1987, ; 9) ‘wiretaps’; 10) adversely, affects