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At the European Union law enforcement agency Europol on Thursday, authorities announced details of a coordinated operation to dismantle an international cybercrime network. Peter Dejong/AP hide caption

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The Huawei Technologies Ltd. business location in Plano, Texas. Trump's executive order does not name Huawei, but it appears to be directed at the Chinese telecom manufacturer. Tony Gutierrez/AP hide caption

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Donald Trump Jr., the president's eldest son, has reached a deal to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee next month. Manny Carabel/Getty Images hide caption

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The CIA had a booth at the recent Awesome Con gathering for movie and comic book superheroes in Washington. It's one quirky example of the way the spy agency is reaching out to a broader potential pool of recruits. Greg Myre/NPR hide caption

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CIA Recruiting Comes Out Into The Open

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H. Keith Melton, a longtime collector of spy artifacts, stands next to the axe that was used to kill Soviet exile Leon Trotsky in Mexico in 1940. The axe is part of Melton's huge collection that he's donated to the new International Spy Museum. Greg Myre/NPR hide caption

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A New Spy Museum That Tackles Torture And Other Tough Questions

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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., answers questions during a press conference at the Capitol on Thursday. The House is expected to vote on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Maria Butina with mentor Alexander Torshin, then a member of Russia's upper house of parliament, in Moscow in 2012. The two sought political influence in the United States. Pavel Ptitsin/AP hide caption

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Maria Butina advocates for gun rights in Russia in 2013. Now sentenced to prison, she denies she had any intelligence assignment in the United States. AP hide caption

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Maria Butina Says She Was 'Building Peace.' That's Not How The Feds See It

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The Trump administration says it has seized a North Korean cargo ship, the Wise Honest, that U.S. officials say was used to transport coal in violation of international sanctions. Department of Justice via AP hide caption

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Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said Thursday that the commission has rejected China Mobile USA's application to provide phone services between the United States and other countries because of national security risks. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan listens as President Trump speaks during a signing event for "Space Policy Directive 4" in the Oval Office of the White House in February. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Trump To Nominate Patrick Shanahan As Defense Secretary

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The Poway Chabad Synagogue in Poway, Ca., was attacked last month when a gunman fired at Passover worshippers. The FBI says it is currently investigating 850 cases of domestic terrorism. Denis Poroy/AP hide caption

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FBI Is Investigating 850 Cases Of Potential Domestic Terrorism

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Donald Trump Jr. greets supporters of President Trump before he speaks at a Make America Great Again rally last month in Green Bay, Wis. The Senate intelligence committee has issued a subpoena for him to testify. Darren Hauck/Getty Images hide caption

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Senate Intelligence Committee Issues Subpoena For Donald Trump Jr. To Testify Again

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says Iran will begin keeping its excess uranium and heavy water, and he set a 60-day deadline for new terms to its nuclear deal before the country will resume higher uranium enrichment. Rouhani is seen here at a cabinet meeting in Tehran on Wednesday. Iranian Presidency Office/AP hide caption

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Kamel Elwazeir looks at a surveillance app on his phone. "It's truly sickening but it's part of our life," Elwazeir says of having to implement security measures at his mosque. "It's part of our society that we have to be prepared in case of an emergency." Ali Budner/KRCC hide caption

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'Prayer Can't Be Our Only Form Of Defense': Mosques Eye Security For Ramadan

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This image made from video posted on a militant website on April 29 purports to show ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, being interviewed by his group's Al-Furqan media outlet. Al-Furqan media via AP hide caption

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