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Sitting in an orange jumpsuit in a Washington courtroom this week, Maria Butina was either an agent of the Russian government, as federal prosecutors allege, or a just an international graduate student targeted for her nationality, as her defense contends.

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The Trump-Putin Summit And The Press

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The Value Of Russia, Putin To Trump

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Russian Influence Operations

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What The U.S. Needs From Russia

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Breaking Diplomatic Protocol In Russia

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'Meddling' Vs. Information Warfare

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Former FBI Director James Comey has a lot of experience with loyalty — he wrote a book called A Higher Loyalty and he told the Senate intelligence committee that President Trump demanded his loyalty over dinner in January.

Predictions

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Now, panel, what will be the big hit at next year's Amazon Prime Day - Alonzo Bodden?

ALONZO BODDEN: For the website to work.

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SAGAL: Helen Hong.

HELEN HONG: Russian For Dummies.

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SAGAL: And Mo Rocca.

Lightning Fill In The Blank

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Now it's time for our final game, Lightning Fill In The Blank. Each of our players will have 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill-in-the-blank questions as he or she can. Each correct answer now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

Limericks

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Panel Questions

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Bluff The Listener

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Right now, it is time for the WAIT WAIT... DON'T TELL ME Bluff The Listener game. Call 1-888-WAIT-WAIT to play our game on the air. Hi, you are on WAIT WAIT... DON'T TELL ME.

LOUIS LEWOW: Hi. This is Louis Lewow from Johns Creek, Ga.

SAGAL: Oh, OK. And what do you do there?

Panel Questions

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Right now, panel, it is time for you to answer some questions about this week's news. Mo, this week, a woman in California made national news when she's scared away a bear by using only what?

MO ROCCA: By dressing up as a bigger bear.

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Who's Bill This Time

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BILL KURTIS: From NPR and WBEZ Chicago, this is WAIT WAIT... DON'T TELL ME, the NPR news quiz. And the witch hunt - there's no Bill-usion (ph).

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KURTIS: I'm Bill Kurtis. And here's your host at the Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts in Vienna, Va., Peter Sagal.

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There was a conspicuous act of bravery in the second half of this week's World Cup championship game.

The French team, which won 4-2, was bold and deft. Many of its players are immigrants, or children of immigrants, from Africa. Its victory was also seen as a triumph over bigots in France who have vilified and attacked immigrants.

The Croatian national team was dauntless. Several of its players were from families who were refugees when their country was torn by war.

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The Current State Of ISIS

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In the dystopian AMC television action series Into the Badlands, Daniel Wu stars as a lethal warrior on a quest to discover the truth about his past.

Over two decades, the 43-year-old has played leading roles in everything from romantic comedies to kung fu costume dramas. He's become a celebrity across Asia. But Badlands is the first starring role in the United States for the California native.

A Road Trip In 'America For Beginners'

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Finding Happiness In 'Far From The Tree'

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Brexit, The Netherlands And Trade

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