Start your day off right with five things you need to know this morning.
Five things you need to know
Presidents Biden and Putin have met in Geneva amid tensions between the US and Russia. Biden recently said the Russian head of state was a "killer."
VIDEO: U.S. President Biden and Russian President Putin shook hands at the opening of their daylong summit in Geneva, amid spiraling tensions and low expectations.— The Associated Press (@AP) June 16, 2021
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Airbnb has paid a tourist $7 million after she said she was raped at a rental property listed on the website, American media are claiming. The crime is alleged to have occurred on New Year's Eve in 2015 in New York City.
China has admitted that fuel rods at a nuclear power plant in the country have been damaged, but said no radioactive material has leaked out of the facility.
The Chinese government said there was no leak at the Taishan nuclear power plant despite increased levels of radioactivity, after a buildup of gases raised safety concerns in recent days https://t.co/YSGd7yAFJ2— The Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) June 16, 2021
American actress Lisa Banes has died after being hit by an e-scooter. The Gone Girl star, who was 65, was on a crosswalk in New York City when she was struck. Police said there have been no arrests.
Gone Girl and Cocktail actor Lisa Banes, 65, dies after scooter collision in New York https://t.co/RYQcSRIfJJ— Guardian news (@guardiannews) June 15, 2021
Parts of the Australian landscape have been covered in spider webs after recent flooding. The webs appeared after heavy rains in Victoria's Gippsland region.
Thousands of spiders and their webs are seen billowing over the grasslands of Victoria, Australia pic.twitter.com/EIeNjpL7P7— Reuters (@Reuters) June 16, 2021