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Trump Jr.'s emails undermine the White House's words

(CNN)Donald Trump’s defenders have always argued that the entire notion his campaign colluded with Russia was all smoke and no fire. That may not cut it anymore. The President’s son and namesake, in a sensational revelation that significantly escalated the drama over alleged Russian election meddling incessantly battering the White House, may have provided the flames by releasing an email ...

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Who is the leader of the free world?

Story highlights Paul Hockenos: The G20 summit indicates there is no longer one leader of the free world In a watershed moment, emerging and middle-weight powers took a decisive step toward a globalized world order, writes Hockenos Paul Hockenos is the author of four books on Europe, the most recent being “Berlin Calling: A Story of Anarchy, Music, the Wall ...

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Are pirate kings helping terror groups?

Story highlights CNN has learned the UN and US are investigating two pirates kingpins The kingpins are alleged to be providing material support to terror groups (CNN)In the vital transport corridors of the troubled Gulf of Aden, an old but dangerous adversary has returned to the seas — pirates. But they may not be acting alone. Four years since piracy ...

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Venus reaches 10th Wimbledon semi

Story highlights Williams beats Ostapenko 6-3 7-5 Ostapenko had won 11 straight matches at majors Garbine Muguruza, Johanna Konta, Magdalena Rybarikova also make last four Novak Djokovic reaches men’s quarterfinals Wimbledon (CNN)If these are arguably some of the worst times personally for Venus Williams, the US tennis star’s professional career is enjoying a late blooming. Williams has talked about feeling ...

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US and Qatar broker counterterrorism agreement

Story highlights Tillerson traveled to Doha in hopes of brokering a resolution in the dispute between Qatar and its Arab neighbors Tillerson will also travel to Saudi Arabia this week as part of his trip through the region Washington (CNN)The US and Qatar have signed a memorandum of understanding on fighting terrorism that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said might ...

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Former Vatican aide strikes back at Pope

Story highlights Cardinal Gerhard Muller unhappy with loss of key position with the church Pope apparently wanted to go in another direction with office on teachings Rome (CNN)A top Vatican cardinal recently dismissed by Pope Francis struck back this week, calling the Pope’s treatment of him and other Vatican employees “unacceptable.” “I cannot accept this way of doing things,” Cardinal ...

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Israel's former defense minister thinks Netanyahu will be indicted

Story highlights Netanyahu’s lawyer tells CNN he does not believe Israel’s Attorney General will indict Netanyahu Moshe Ya’alon made comments to CNN’s Christiane Amanpour (CNN)Benjamin Netanyahu’s former defense minister tells CNN he believes the Israeli Prime Minister will be indicted on corruption charges. “Too many issues are under investigation,” Moshe Ya’alon told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour in an interview set to ...

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