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Bill Browder has become one of Russian President Vladimir Putin's most vocal enemies, as he's pushed for countries to enact sanctions that freeze the assets of human rights violators. Bertrand Guay /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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New Year To Bring New Test For Trump Administration On Key Russia Sanctions

On the fifth anniversary of an important Russian sanctions law, Bill Browder, who pushed for the law, says the Trump administration faces an opportunity to show strength — or leniency — to Putin.

According to preliminary numbers from the Texas Democratic Party, Democrats are running in 89 percent of the seats in the Texas House and 88 percent of the seats in the Texas Senate. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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In Reaction To Trump, Democratic Candidates Surge In Deep-Red Texas

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The homepage of the Affordable Care Act exchange on Nov. 1, 2017 in Miami. The open enrollment period to sign up for a health plan on HealthCare.gov runs through Dec. 15; several states with their own health care exchanges have later deadlines. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Consumers Hunting For Health Insurance Find High Prices — And Some Great Deals

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Once she started having fun onstage, Tiffany Haddish says "People were kind; it was easier to move forward." Jerritt Clark/Getty Images for Culture Creators hide caption

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Tiffany Haddish: 'I Know What I'm Supposed To Do Here On This Earth'

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Friends of Nawaz Atta, a missing activist, accompany his mother at a police station to report the man's disappearance. Atta was taken by armed men in late October. Diaa Hadid/NPR hide caption

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Concern Grows In Pakistan Over Cases Of Disappearance

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Bill Browder has become one of Russian President Vladimir Putin's most vocal enemies, as he's pushed for countries to enact sanctions that freeze the assets of human rights violators. Bertrand Guay /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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New Year To Bring New Test For Trump Administration On Key Russia Sanctions

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Rupert Murdoch is selling off TV and entertainment assets at 21st Century Fox as he faces deep-pocketed competitors and tensions between his sons. Adrian Sanchez-Gonzalez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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This Mouse Swallows Part Of A Fox: Disney Buys Most Of Murdoch Empire

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