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Social media users shared a range of false claims this week. Here are the facts: A 2019 amendment to a Kentucky abortion law was proposed as satire and not seriously considered. A Department of Defense statement issued after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade did not say the Pentagon would defy the ruling, nor did it say it would violate any state laws on the matter. Pallets of bricks pictured on a Washington, D.C., street were for ongoing construction, not to incite rioting. Research at a Tennessee laboratory studied neutron activity, not a portal to a parallel universe.

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Los Angeles and Mumbai, India, are the world’s only megacities of 10 million-plus people where large felines breed, hunt and maintain territory within urban boundaries. Long-term studies in both cities have examined how the big cats prowl through their urban jungles and how people can best live alongside them. Scientists in India recently fitted five leopards with tracking collars to understand how they use territory around Sanjay Gandhi National Park. In Los Angeles, research showing how harmful a fragmented habitat and risks of inbreeding would be for mountain lions fueled support for building a wildlife crossing bridge over a busy freeway.

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With Ukraine’s seaports blockaded or captured by Russian forces, neighboring Romania’s Black Sea port of Constanta has emerged as a main conduit for the war-torn country’s grain exports amid a growing world food crisis. It’s Romania’s biggest port, home to Europe’s fastest-loading grain terminal, and has processed nearly a million tons of grain from Ukraine, one of the world’s biggest exporters of wheat and corn, since the Feb. 24 invasion. But port operators say that maintaining, let alone increasing, the volume they handle could soon be impossible without concerted European Union support and investment. Romanian and other EU officials have also voiced concern, lining up in recent weeks to pledge support.

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An employee of the Romanian grain handling operator Comvex oversees the unloading of Ukrainian cereals from a barge in the Black Sea port of Constanta, Romania, Tuesday, June 21, 2022. While Romania has vocally embraced the ambitious goal of turning into a main hub for the export of agricultural products from Ukraine, economic experts and port operators in the country warn that it was much easier objective to set than to actually achieve. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

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An employee of the Romanian grain handling operator Comvex monitors the loading of cereals on a ship in the Black Sea port of Constanta, Romania, Tuesday, June 21, 2022. While Romania has vocally embraced the ambitious goal of turning into a main hub for the export of agricultural products from Ukraine, economic experts and port operators in the country warn that it was much easier objective to set than to actually achieve. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

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An employee of the Romanian grain handling operator Comvex walks by as cereals are loaded on a ship in the Black Sea port of Constanta, Romania, Tuesday, June 21, 2022. While Romania has vocally embraced the ambitious goal of turning into a main hub for the export of agricultural products from Ukraine, economic experts and port operators in the country warn that it was much easier objective to set than to actually achieve. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

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Trucks loaded with grain wait in line at the Comvex handling and storage facility in the Black Sea port of Constanta, Romania, Tuesday, June 21, 2022. While Romania has vocally embraced the ambitious goal of turning into a main hub for the export of agricultural products from Ukraine, economic experts and port operators in the country warn that it was much easier objective to set than to actually achieve. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

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A pilot ship sails behind silos at the Comvex handling and storage facility in the Black Sea port of Constanta, Romania, Tuesday, June 21, 2022. While Romania has vocally embraced the ambitious goal of turning into a main hub for the export of agricultural products from Ukraine, economic experts and port operators in the country warn that it was much easier objective to set than to actually achieve. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

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Ships are docked in the Black Sea port of Constanta, Romania, Tuesday, June 21, 2022. While Romania has vocally embraced the ambitious goal of turning into a main hub for the export of agricultural products from Ukraine, economic experts and port operators in the country warn that it was much easier objective to set than to actually achieve. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

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Dan Dolghin, director of the cereal operation at the Comvex handling and storage facility, speaks on the phone backdropped by silos in the Black Sea port of Constanta, Romania, Tuesday, June 21, 2022. While Romania has vocally embraced the ambitious goal of turning into a main hub for the export of agricultural products from Ukraine, economic experts and port operators in the country warn that it was much easier objective to set than to actually achieve. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)