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Labour candidate Simon Lightwood speaks to media, after winning the Wakefield by-election, following the by-election count at Thornes Park Stadium in Wakefield, West Yorkshire Friday, June 24, 2022. Danny Lawson/AP hide caption

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President Biden discusses food security at the AFL-CIO Quadrennial Constitutional Convention on June 14 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Hannah Beier/Getty Images hide caption

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Ahead of the G-7, Biden confronts Putin's latest geopolitical weapon — food

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Aerial view of the Beckton Sewage Treatment Works in London. Between February and May, U.K. scientists found several samples containing closely related versions of the polio virus in wastewater at the plant. mwmbwls/Flickr hide caption

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A fighter of the territorial defense unit, a support force to the regular Ukrainian army, holds a Kalashnikov gun decorated with Ukrainian flag. American and British foreigners have also traveled to the region to join the fighting. Sergei Supinsky/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Screenwriter, producer and director of film and television Paul Haggis, pictured in 2017, has been arrested in Italy on sexual assault charges. Andres Iglesias Rodriguez/Getty Images hide caption

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The port of Izmail on the Danube River, on Ukraine's far southern border with Romania, is one of the few Ukrainian-run ports still operating in the country. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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The once-quiet southwestern corner of Ukraine is now playing a key role in trade

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A burkini (right) and a culotte swimmer (center) are on display in the Cherchez la Femme (Look for the Woman) exhibition in the Jewish Museum in Berlin, Germany, on March 30, 2017. Christophe Gateau/picture alliance via Getty Images hide caption

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A French city approved burkinis in its pools. Then the backlash came

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French far-right leader Marine Le Pen adresses reporters Monday in Henin-Beaumont, northern France. French President Emmanuel Macron's centrist alliance lost its majority despite getting the most seats in the final round of parliamentary elections Sunday, while the far-right National Rally made big gains. AP hide caption

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A child plays in a fountain in the warm weather in London, Friday, June 17, 2022. A blanket of hot air stretching from the Mediterranean to the North Sea is giving much of western Europe its first heat wave of the summer, with temperatures forecast to top 30 degrees Celsius (86 degrees Fahrenheit) from Malaga to London on Friday. Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP hide caption

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Cyclist Aleksandr Vlasov was leading the Tour de Suisse before a positive coronavirus test forced him to abandon the race — a fate shared by many other riders. Vlasov is seen here in March, at the Paris-Nice race. Francois Mori/AP hide caption

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Stella Assange, wife of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, speaks in front of the U.K. Home Office in London as protesters demand Julian Assange's release on May 17. Home Secretary Priti Patel signed the extradition order on Friday. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images hide caption

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European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen speaks during a media conference after a meeting of the College of Commissioners at EU headquarters in Brussels on Friday. Geert Vanden Wijngaert/AP hide caption

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Bridget Brink, the new U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, speaks at a press conference on June 2 after presenting her credentials to Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in a ceremony at St. Sophia's Cathedral in Kyiv The U.S. Embassy shut down shortly before Russia invaded Ukraine in February and reopened a month ago. Natacha Pisarenko/AP hide caption

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U.S. ambassador to Ukraine: 'It's going to be a long, grinding, tough war'

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From left, Romanian President Klaus Iohannis, Prime Minister of Italy Mario Draghi, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, France's President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz attend a press conference in Kyiv on Thursday. The French, German, Italian and Romanian leaders vowed to back Kyiv's bid to become an official candidate to join the European Union. Ludovic Marin/AP hide caption

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