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Here are the important stories to get you caught up for Wednesday, July 5:

1. North Korea claims to have launched an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of hitting any part of the world, but officials are skeptical.

2. Forty-four states have rejected the White House’s request to turn over information on voters to its commission on voter fraud.

3. Joey Chestnut won his 10th title in Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest, eating a record 72 hotdogs.

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