Maria Butina is a 29-year-old Russian who is accused of acting as a foreign agent in the United States and allegedly using sex and deception to build her network of influential international connections. CNN's Randi Kaye looks into her past.

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Tributes are being paid to Denis Ten, Kazakhstan's Olympic medal-winning figure skater, who died Thursday at the age of 25 after being stabbed.

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American coffee megachain Starbucks has announced it's planning to open a branch where every employee is proficient in American Sign Language.

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Adrian Cronauer, the former US airman whose radio show provided the inspiration for Robin Williams' character in "Good Morning, Vietnam" has died, his family said.

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CNN's Jake Tapper reacts to White House press secretary Sarah Sanders' statement that says President Trump disagrees with Putin's "sincere" proposal to interrogate Americans.

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The majestic Highway 1 drive along the California Coast from San Francisco to Los Angeles has re-opened, more than a year after a major mud slide buried the road at Big Sur.

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Husband and wife trapeze performers Mary and Tyce, known as "Duo Transcend," explain what went wrong during their stunt on "America's Got Talent."

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A 71-year-old Australian nun was ordered to leave the Philippines on Thursday after years of angering the government of President Rodrigo Duterte.

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The list of allegations against Maria Butina reads like a plot from an international crime thriller.

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Former US President Barack Obama showed off his dance moves with his step-grandmother while visiting a youth center opened by his half-sister in Kogelo, Kenya.

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At a moment where gloom feels pervasive in many quarters, "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again" rides a tide of joy, fun and mother-daughter bonding, again set to a jaunty array of ABBA tunes. This decade-later sequel also features a pair of natural assets -- the dazzling beauty of its island setting, and the utterly winning presence of Lily James, who occupies what amounts to the central role as the younger version of Meryl Streep's character.

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As Americans and allied nations around the world absorb the shock of President Donald Trump's betrayal of western strategic interests during his press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, it's easy to forget Trump's similar betrayal of American interests in his encounter with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore. One craven meeting where Trump sells out American interests to a thuggish and destabilizing dictator is concerning enough. Two in five weeks constitutes a fundamental threat to American national security.

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