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Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at the State Department in Washington, Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, about the situation in Syria. Kerry said chemical weapons were used in Syria and accused Assad of destroying evidence. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
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Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at the State Department in Washington, Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, about the situation in Syria. Kerry said chemical weapons were used in Syria and accused Assad of destroying evidence. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

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