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In this file photo taken on Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, Maria Butina walks with Alexander Torshin, then a member of the Russian upper house of parliament, in Moscow, Russia. Pavel Ptitsin/AP hide caption

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Maria Butina, Accused Of Being Russian Agent, Has Long History Of Urging Protest

Butina's friends and contacts describe a driven young woman whose ardent support for gun rights brought her across the world and eventually into the center of the Russia investigation.

Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) rangers display ivory seized from poachers around the country. KWS has played a critical role in carrying out operations against poachers. Simon Maina/Getty Images hide caption

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DNA Test Helps Conservationists Track Down Ivory Smugglers

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A memorial to the nine people killed when unit 1C at the Multifamiliar Tlalpan housing complex collapsed, one month after the magnitude 7.1 quake. Rebecca Blackwell/AP hide caption

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A Year After Deadly Mexico Quake, Corruption, Negligence And Forgotten Victims Remain

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Chief Justice John G. Roberts had blocked a lower court order that would have required politically active nonprofits to disclose their donors. But on Tuesday the full Supreme Court overturned his stay. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court Orders Disclosure For Dark Money, As New Report Unveils Some Donors

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In this file photo taken on Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, Maria Butina walks with Alexander Torshin, then a member of the Russian upper house of parliament, in Moscow, Russia. Pavel Ptitsin/AP hide caption

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Maria Butina, Accused Of Being Russian Agent, Has Long History Of Urging Protest

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Pope Francis has summoned church leaders from around the world to the Vatican in February to address the continuing clergy sex abuse crisis. Some bishops say the abuse is due to gay priests within the church. Andrew Medichini/AP hide caption

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As Catholic Sex Abuse Crisis Deepens, Conservative Circles Blame Gay Priests

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