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The 4 people sentenced to prison so far in the Mueller probe

Four people have been sentenced to prison as part of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian election interference, with the latest being former Donald Trump attorney and fixer Michael Cohen. Here's a roundup of the four people, their crimes and their punishments.

Russian government claims accused spy Maria Butina was 'tortured' in US custody, but doesn't provide any evidence

The Russian government alleged in an exclusive interview that Maria Butina, who had cultivated connections with the National Rifle Association before the 2016 US election, was "tortured" while in US custody.

Russia, without evidence, claims accused spy was 'tortured' in US custody

The Russian government claims that Maria Butina, the accused Russian spy who had cultivated connections with the National Rifle Association before ...

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Virgin Galactic's New Flight Test to Soar Closer to Edge of Space

Virgin Galactic is preparing for a new flight test Thursday that aims to fly higher and faster than before toward the edge of space. The U.S. ...

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Russia threatens to ban Google if it doesn't ban certain websites

Russian officials have threatened to block Google's access in Russia unless it complies with a law that asks it to ban certain websites.

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Doping: WADA completes RUSADA audit but still no access to lab

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Wednesday it had completed an audit of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) as required following the ...

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Virgin Galactic could soon reach space for the first time

Virgin Galactic is leveling up the SpaceShipTwo's test flights and is planning to burn its rocket motor for durations far longer than it has before. The aerospace company's goal? It wants to reach space for the first time. ...

Spacewalkers cut into Soyuz shield, find leak site

Two Russian spacewalkers inspect a Soyuz ferry ship that experienced a small leak in August

WATCH: Accused Russian agent pleads guilty

Maria Butina, a Russian gun rights activist, pleaded guilty in a case that has focused on her alleged attempt to develop a covert influence operation in the United States.

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Secret military bases inadvertently exposed by Russian satellite map company

Yandex Maps, Russia's answer to Google Maps, obscured the locations of 300 sites – some of them top secret nuclear facilities – in Israel and Turkey.

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'Does not fit any spy': What made accused Russian spy Maria Butina different

Accused Russian spy Maria Butina differed because she was public. Ex-FBI and CIA officials call it a bold tactic to influence the Trump White ...

Alleged Russian operative Maria Butina to plead guilty, help prosecutors

A plea agreement obtained by NBC News shows Butina will admit conspiring "to establish ... communication with Americans having power" for Russia's benefit.

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Russian cosmonauts take samples on sixth hour of spacewalk to crack mystery

Two Russian cosmonauts have taken samples of their capsule's exterior in the sixth hour of a spacewalk seeking to resolve the mystery of a small hole found in the craft docked at the International Space Station, a live broadcast by Russian space agency Roscosmos showed early on Wednesday.

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U.S. judge delays plea hearing for accused Russian agent Butina

A U.S. judge on Tuesday postponed a plea agreement hearing for accused Russian agent Maria Butina by one day, until Thursday.

Russian spacewalk to inspect Soyuz leak site

Two cosmonauts head out on a spacewalk to inspect a Soyuz ferry ship that experienced a small leak in August

Spacewalking astronauts check site of capsule leak

Spacewalking astronauts look for clues to a mysterious drilled hole in capsule at International Space Station

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Space station crew to inspect mysterious hole on spacewalk

MOSCOW (AP) — Two Russian cosmonauts were preparing to venture outside the International Space Station Tuesday to inspect a section where a ...

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Russian Cosmonauts Take Spacewalk to Check Site of Capsule Leak

Spacewalking astronauts ripped through thick insulation on a capsule docked to the International Space Station on Tuesday, looking for clues to a mysterious drilled hole that leaked precious cabin air four months ago.   The space station's crew patched the tiny hole in the Soyuz capsule last August, using epoxy and gauze. Russian space officials ...

Watch Russian cosmonauts spacewalk to check out hole in Soyuz capsule - CNET

The hole was the cause of a pressure leak over the summer.

Questions over report that shows Vladimir Putin on East German police ID

An old East German secret police identification bearing the name and image of Russian President Vladimir Putin turned up in a recent search of cold war-era documents.

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Russian nuclear-capable bomber aircraft fly to Venezuela, angering U.S.

Two Russian strategic bomber aircraft capable of carrying nuclear weapons have landed in ally Venezuela, a show of support for Venezuela's socialist ...

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Critics label Putin a hypocrite for attending veteran dissident's wake

Kremlin critics accused President Vladimir Putin of hypocrisy for attending the wake on Tuesday of a veteran Soviet and Russian dissident who was a ...

Space station crew will inspect mysterious hole during spacewalk

Two Russian cosmonauts prepare to venture outside the International Space Station today to inspect ...

Space station crew inspect mysterious hole during spacewalk

Spacewalking astronauts sliced through thick insulation on a capsule docked to the International ...

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The strangest of Postmates deliveries in 2018, from sending Chrissy Teigen 200 limes to saving Valentine's Day

Postmates has kept a tab on 2018's eyebrow raising orders including, but not limited to a spike in Russian food orders during Mueller's investigation.        

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Maria Butina: 'covert Russian agent' will plead guilty over effort to infiltrate NRA

Deal reached between US prosecutors and Butina, who is accused of attempting to influence gun lobby on behalf of the KremlinAccused Russian agent Maria Butina, who is suspected of trying to infiltrate the National Rifle Association (NRA) and influence US policy toward Russia, is expected to plead guilty this week following a deal between her ...

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Maria Butina, Russian Accused of Trying to Influence Conservatives, Will Plead Guilty

The plea deal closes a case that drew headlines with accusations that Maria Butina used sex as spycraft as she tried to influence prominent Republicans.

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