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Analysis: Trump told the 'lie of the year'

Every year, the fact-checking service PolitiFact picks the biggest whopper told by a politician. This isn't the standard-issue deception or misleading statement; this is a lie that has implications well beyond just the lack of truth. This is a lie for the ages. As PolitiFact puts it:

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Former NBC executive: This is deliberate deception

Former NBC News executive Mark Lukasiewicz argues that the conspiracy theories tied to the Ukraine scandal are really "a disinformation campaign. It's deliberate deception. It's fabrication." He says the media does "a disservice" by repeating false narratives. Masha Gessen also joins the conversation.

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Profile of the mysterious Maria Butina

Maria Butina is a 29-year-old Russian who is accused of acting as a foreign agent in the United States and allegedly using sex and deception to build her network of influential international connections. CNN's Randi Kaye looks into her past. This report first aired in July 2018.

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Analysis: Trump's deception in the Manafort sentencing

Less than 24 hours after former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was sentenced to 47 months in jail for a variety of financial crimes related to his dealing in the Ukraine, the President seized on the sentence as some sort of validation of his oft-repeated contention that there was "no collusion" between his campaign and the Russians during the 2016 race.

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Hopeful signs of progress with North Korea

With North Korea, it appears nearly everything is bad news. The denuclearization talks are "stuck." North Korea's intermediate-range missile bases are a "great deception." And the alliance between the United States and South Korea is on the rocks, as "Washington scrambles to slow Seoul's roll."

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