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CIA official: China wants to replace US as... The goal of China's influence operations around the world is to replace the United States as the world's leading superpower, the CIA's Michael Collins said Friday.


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Vatican breaks silence on abuse report The Vatican broke its silence on Thursday about a Pennsylvania grand jury report that detailed decades of sexual abuses by priests and cover-ups by bishops, calling the accusations "criminal and morally reprehensible."


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Reporter details life in Conway household CNN's Tom Foreman looks at the relationship between Kellyanne Conway and her husband, a vocal critic of President Trump.


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Black in the White House: Meet Ja'Ron Smith In the wake of Omarosa Manigault Newman's departure from the West Wing in December and recent tell-all book rollout replete with accusations of racism, a senior White House official was asked simply: Who is the most senior black aide on President Donald Trump's staff?


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Democrats are weighing House leadership options House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is facing mounting pressure over her future, with calls from members of her own party to step aside as discussions about potential successors gain more traction -- both in the national spotlight and among members of Congress.


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Bin Laden raid architect issues stunning rebuke... Retired Adm. William McRaven, the man who oversaw the 2011 Navy SEAL raid that killed Osama bin Laden, issued a stunning rebuke of President Donald Trump's decision to revoke the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan on Thursday, defending the former spy chief as "one of the finest public servants I have ever known."


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Opinion: Trump is picking on the wrong guy President Trump is picking on the wrong guy if he thinks the revocation of John Brennan's security clearances is going to intimidate or silence him. The man who is in many ways the architect of the war on militant jihadists is not going to be easily bullied.


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Retired admiral: You have embarrassed us Retired Adm. William McRaven, the man who oversaw the 2011 Navy SEAL raid that killed Osama bin Laden, issued a stunning rebuke of President Donald Trump's decision to revoke the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan, defending the former spy chief as "one of the finest public servants I have ever known."


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Omarosa releases recording of Lara Trump... Omarosa Manigault Newman has released a new audio recording in which she and Lara Trump, the wife of President Donald Trump's son Eric, are discussing a job offer with Trump's re-election campaign that the former White House aide alleged was a hush agreement.


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Erin Burnett: Omarosa job does not pass smell test CNN's Erin Burnett breaks down Omarosa Manigault Newman's new tape that reveals Lara Trump offering Omarosa a $180,000 job paid for by "small donor dollars."


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Manafort jury ends first day of deliberations The jury in the trial of former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort did not reach a verdict after its first full day of deliberations.


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Mueller's team has 3 times the evidence for... The Special Counsel's Office has almost three times the number of exhibits it wants to show a jury in Paul Manafort's next criminal trial compared with what it used in his Virginia case.


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Hours before arrest, man pleaded for family's... Nearly 24 hours before Chris Watts was arrested in the disappearance of his pregnant wife and young daughters in Colorado, he stood outside his porch and pleaded for their safe return.


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Video shows Shanann Watts talk about husband In an old Facebook video, Shanann Watts, who was reported missing on Monday along with her two daughters, Bella, 3, and Celeste, 4, talks about how she met her husband, calling him the "best thing that's ever happened" to her. Her husband, Chris Watts, now faces three counts of murder.


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Aretha Franklin, who inspired generations, dies... Aretha Franklin, whose gospel-rooted singing and bluesy yet expansive delivery earned her the title "the Queen of Soul," has died, a source close to the family said Thursday. She was 76.


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Don Lemon breaks down singing Aretha Franklin Don Lemon breaks down on air while remembering the late, great "Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin.


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Mysterious Russian satellite worries experts US military analysts are concerned by Russian military satellites exhibiting strange behavior. CNN's Brian Todd reports.


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Aretha Franklin and U.S. Presidents "The Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin met with many U.S. Presidents throughout her career. The legendary singer passed away on Thursday, August 16, at age 76.


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Rep. John Lewis: Franklin a 'great spirit' Civil rights leader Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) tells CNN's John King about memories he has of Aretha Franklin during the Civil Rights movement. He says that the world has lost a "beautiful soul" and "great spirit."


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Democrats threaten to sue for Kavanaugh documents Senate Democrats are threatening to sue for documents related to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's record, the latest escalation in a partisan battle over the court.


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Matt Groening's 'Disenchantment' debuts After all these years cashing residual checks from "The Simpsons," Matt Groening doesn't need to produce another TV show unless he really wants to. So it's something of a surprise that his new creation for Netflix, "Disenchantment," doesn't cast much of a spell. Instead, it's a by-the-numbers affair -- the equivalent of a joke that begins "A princess, an elf and a demon walk into a bar...."


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