Russia Denies Trying to Influence U.S. Presidential Election

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US Secretary of State John Kerry, left, and Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, on July 26.

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A top Russian lawmaker rejected accusations that his country is trying to influence the U.S. presidential election by compromising Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton through leaked e-mails that were stolen from her party’s computers by hackers.

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