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Trump Jr.'s meeting with Russian lawyer was about sanctions, financier tells Senate panel

While participants have said Russian adoption was the topic of June 2016 Trump Tower meeting, Hermitage's Bill Browder says that was just "code" for Russian sanctions

Report: Russia used fake Facebook accounts to spy on Macron campaign

Operatives linked to Russian intelligence used fake Facebook accounts to surveil associates of the French president ahead of his election in May, Reuters reports

Judge approves end-of-life plan for critically ill infant

Order comes after Charlie Gard's parents, hospital disagreed on what should happen to infant

Report: Iran successfully launches satellite-carrying rocket into space

Iranian state television describes launch as involving a "Simorgh" rocket that is capable of carrying a satellite weighing 550 pounds

American tourist dies after drinking alcohol in Mexico

The State Department is now warning people to consume alcohol in moderation and get medical help if they feel sick while drinking in Mexico

A look inside Hawaii's preparation for possible missile attack

People in Hawaii are keeping a close eye on North Korea after the Pentagon reportedly detected signs the country could launch another missile test Wednesday. North Korea's last intercontinental ballistic missile test caused global alarm and some experts believe it had the range to reach Hawaii and Alaska. Carter Evans reports.

Boko Haram kills, abducts people during ambush of oil exploration convoy

Ambush comes weeks after exploration resumes following Nigerian military assurance that security improved in area once under Boko Haram control

State Dept. issues warning about tainted alcohol in Mexico

The State Department is warning travelers to consume alcohol in moderation and get medical help if they feel sick while staying at resorts in Mexico after multiple reports of blackouts from possibly tainted alcohol have occurred in recent months. Show More Summary

FBI investigating after woman found dead on cruise ship

A suspect is in custody after a woman was found dead on a cruise ship in Alaska. Princess Cruises said the woman died on Tuesday following what is believed to be a domestic dispute. Thousands of passengers were kept on board for hours while the FBI investigated. Jamie Yuccas reports.

Orangutan sanctuary occupied by humans

People cut down trees, plant crops in protected area reserved for rehabilitation of critically endangered great apes

Muslim leaders tell faithful to return to Jerusalem shrine

Controversial security measures around holy site sparked some of worst street clashes in years, heightened tensions between Israel and other Arab and Muslim nations

Britain's Prince William quits his day job

“I have had experiences in this job I will carry with me for the rest of my life, and that will add a valuable perspective to my Royal work for decades to come,” William says

Why some of America's European allies oppose Russia sanctions bill

The bill, as written now, targets any company that contributes to the maintenance or construction of Russia's energy export pipelines

Wildfires threaten French Riviera

More than 1,000 firefighters battled wildfires Wednesday that forced evacuations of at least 12,000 people

Some European allies opposed to Russia sanctions bill

A bill that would slap new economic sanctions on Russia for meddling in the 2016 U.S. election is winding its way through Congress, although it's currently hung up in the Senate. The Russians understandably oppose the bill, but so do other critics, who warn of consequences to American and European companies. Charlie D'Agata reports from Moscow.

U.S. warns of "end of democracy in Venezuela"

The Trump administration authorized sanctions against 13 current and former officials of the Venezuelan government

Sick baby's parents face decision over where he should die

Judge says he will decide where Charlie Gard goes unless parents, hospital reach agreement

Suspected al-Shabab associate captured in U.S.-Somali raid

Abdirizak Tahlil is accused of "facilitating the use of improvised explosive devices in Somalia" and is detained by Somalia's government

New U.S. sanctions "closing off the prospect for normalizing ties," Russian diplomat says

Sanctions pushing U.S.-Russia relations "into uncharted territory both in political and diplomatic sense," says Russian official

Russia condemns U.S. over new sanctions bill

Russia is already considering how to retaliate as Washington moved one step closer to imposing new sanctions. Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said the move "defied common sense" and would only worsen relations. He warned that the two countries are now steering into uncharted territory. Charlie D'Agata reports.

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