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What you missed around the world during the Mooch saga

AP

The departures of Reince Priebus and Anthony Scaramucci from the White House that bookended the weekend sucked up most of the media's attention. During that time, the United States found itself at the center of some massive international developments.

The two big U.S.-driven storylines: Branding Venezuela's leader as a dictator following a highly controversial vote over the weekend, and causing serious waves around the world with a sanctions bill against Russia, North Korea, and Iran that passed both houses of Congress.