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Mar-a-lago Resort in West Palm Beach, Fla. Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Yujing Zhang, the Chinese woman charged with illegally entering President Trump's Mar-a-lago club in Florida last month, appeared at a detention hearing in Florida on Monday, CNN reports.

Details: Prosecutors searched Zhang's hotel room after she was caught at Mar-a-lago with 4 cell phones, a laptop, an external hard drive and a USB stick laced with malware. They found another cell phone, 9 USB drives, 5 SIM cards, a signal detector used to reveal hidden cameras, and thousands of dollars in cash. Prosecutors said Zhang "lies to everyone she encounters" and has no ties to anyone in the U.S.

The big picture: Zhang has not been charged on any counts related to international spying — only for making false statements to federal officials and entering a restricted area. Still, the FBI is investigating if Zhang's attempts to infiltrate the president's club are related to a Chinese espionage effort.

Go deeper: Catch up on the details of Zhang's arrest

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China launches first astronauts to new space station

The manned Shenzhou-12 spacecraft from China's Manned Space Agency onboard the Long March-2F rocket launches at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Jiuquan, Gansu province, China, on Thursday morning Beijing time. Photo: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images

China's Shenzhou 12 mission carrying three astronauts launched into orbit on Thursday morning Beijing time.

Why it matters: Astronauts Nie Haisheng, Liu Boming and Tang Hongbo are set to occupy China's new space station. This will be the country's longest crewed space mission ever and the first in almost five years.

Biden's two-step negotiating process

President Biden departs Geneva. Photo: Martial Trezzini/Pool/AFP via Getty

President Biden's summit "reset" was less about trying to make a friend out of Russia than reframing what the U.S. believes can be accomplished by engaging with President Vladimir Putin.

Driving the news: The Geneva meeting yielded no immediate breakthroughs beyond agreements about ambassadors returning to work and plans to launch talks on nuclear security. But in classic Biden fashion — aviators on, jacket off and a one-liner about invading Russia he had to clarify was a joke — the U.S. president used a post-summit news conference to explain his approach.

Scoop: NRCC to accept cryptocurrency donations

Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

The Republicans' House campaign arm will begin accepting contributions in cryptocurrency, Axios has learned.

Why it matters: The National Republican Congressional Committee is the first national party committee to solicit crypto donations. That puts it at the forefront of a disruptive financial technology that could test campaign finance rules.