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In this photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, speaks during a Workers' Party meeting Thursday in Pyongyang. Kim ordered his government to be fully prepared for confrontation with the Biden administration, state media reported Friday, days after the U.S. and other major powers urged the North to abandon its nuclear program and return to talks. 朝鮮通信社/AP hide caption

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Palestinian Batoul Shamsa, 10, cries during the funeral of her brother Ahmad Shamsa, 15, in the West Bank village of Beta, near Nablus on Thursday. The Palestinian health ministry said that Shamsa who was shot by Israeli troops in the West Bank a day earlier died of his injuries. Nasser Nasser/AP hide caption

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At their summit in Geneva on Wednesday, President Biden told Russian leader Vladimir Putin that the U.S. would strike back if it keeps getting hit with cyber attacks. "Responsible countries need to take action against criminals who conduct ransomware activities on their territory," Biden said. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Biden Tells Putin To Crackdown On Ransomware. What Are The Odds He Will?

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Annemiek Van Vleuten, left, and Anna Van Der Breggen are among the elite cyclists who are expected to race in next summer's Tour de France Femmes, a one-week race for women. Luc Claessen/Getty Images hide caption

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A supporter of presidential candidate Ebrahim Raisi shows her hand with writing in Persian that reads "Raisi," during a rally in Tehran, Iran, Wednesday. He is the country's hard-line judiciary chief and is closely aligned with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Ebrahim Noroozi/AP hide caption

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WISA Woodsat, seen in an artist's rendering, is billed as the world's first wooden satellite. It's set to be launched from New Zealand before the end of the year. Arctic Astronautics/ESA hide caption

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Former Zambian president, Kenneth Kaunda, attends the inauguration ceremony of the Patriotic Front's Edgar Lungu, in Lusaka. The country's first president, Kaunda, 97, was admitted to hospital on June 14, 2021, as the southern African country battles a surge in COVID-19. Moses Mwape/AP hide caption

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A general view of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan in 2013. The embassy is facing a coronavirus outbreak, according to the State Department. Ahmad Nazar/AP hide caption

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British computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee is selling the source code for the World Wide Web as an NFT. Here, Berners-Lee delivers a speech during an event at the CERN in Meyrin near Geneva, Switzerland. Fabrice Coffrini/AP hide caption

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Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in Paris in Jan. 2020. Christophe Archambault/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Directs Fiery Essay At Former Student — And Cancel Culture

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Apple Daily editor-in-chief Ryan Law is escorted by police to a waiting vehicle outside the entrance of the Apple Daily newspaper offices in Hong Kong on Thursday. ANTHONY WALLACE/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Police Arrest 'Apple Daily' Editors Under Hong Kong Security Law

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Chinese astronauts, from left, Tang Hongbo, Nie Haisheng, and Liu Boming wave as they prepare to board for liftoff Thursday at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Jiuquan in northwestern China. China plans to launch three astronauts onboard the Shenzhou-12 spaceship who will be the first crew members to live on China's new orbiting space station Tianhe, or Heavenly Harmony. Ng Han Guan/AP hide caption

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A giant sinkhole in Santa Maria Zacatepec, Mexico, is almost 500 feet across and has already swallowed the house pictured above since June 9. Hector Vivas/Getty Images hide caption

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Larger Than A Football Field (And Growing), Sinkhole Has Swallowed 1 House, 2 Dogs

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Photos provided by the North Korean government shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at Workers' Party meetings in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Feb. 8 (left) and June 15. Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service, File/AP hide caption

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U.S. Army veteran Staff Sgt. Matt Lammers is one of some 60 vets who lost three or four limbs, out of 2.7 million who served in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Eve Edelheit for NPR hide caption

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