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• Power play. Catch the premiere episode of the CNN Original Series, “The Bush Years: Family, Duty, Power.” Relatives and friends share the inside story of how one family put two Presidents in the White House. Watch it at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CNN.
• Chinese exec is back in court. Huawei’s chief financial officer, seen by many as a pawn in the US-China trade battle, is back in court in Canada. US prosecutors allege Meng Wanzhou and her company worked to skirt US sanctions on Iran. Her case is playing out as President Donald Trump stalled a US tariff hike on Chinese goods, saying he wants to host Chinese President Xi Jinping and finalize a trade deal.
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• Paul Manafort faces his first sentencing. Trump’s ex-campaign chairman is due to learn his punishment for bank and tax fraud. Special counsel Robert Mueller wants a federal judge to send Manafort, 69, to prison for up to 24 years and fine him up to $24 million. Manafort’s sentencing in a separate case is set for five days later.
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