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A police car is set on fire after a group of protesters vandalize the vehicle following the announcement of the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri. A grand jury has decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked sometimes-violent protests. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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Terrence Patrick Bean, 66, a prominent gay-rights activist and Democratic donor, was arrested Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, and charged with two counts of third-degree sodomy and with third-degree sex abuse. (Photo: Multnomah County Sheriff's Office)

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Terrence Patrick Bean, 66, a prominent gay rights activist and Democratic donor, was arrested Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, and charged with two counts of third-degree sodomy and with third-degree sex abuse. (Photo: Multnomah County Sheriff's Office)

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M1903 SPRINGFIELD - formally the United States Rifle, Caliber .30-06, Model 1903, is an American clip-loaded, 5-round magazine fed, bolt-action service rifle used primarily during the first half of the 20th century. It was officially adopted as a United States military bolt-action rifle on June 19, 1903, and saw service in World War I. It was officially replaced as the standard infantry rifle by the faster-firing semi-automatic 8 round M1 Garand starting in 1937. However, the M1903 Springfield remained in service as a standard issue infantry rifle during World War II, since the U.S. entered the war without sufficient M1 rifles to arm all troops. It also remained in service as a sniper rifle during World War II, the Korean War, and even in the early stages of the Vietnam War. It remains popular as a civilian firearm, historical collector's piece, and as a military drill rifle.

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Al Sharpton spoke Monday night after a grand jury announced it will not return an indictment for Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, describing the decision as an "absolute blow" to those seeking a "fair and open trial." (Mediaite)

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This undated photo released by the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's office on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, shows the uniform worn by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson when he shot Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., on Aug. 9. The image was released as part of the evidence presented to the grand jury that declined to indict Wilson in the fatal shooting. (AP Photo/St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's Office)

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This undated photo released by the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's office on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, shows Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson during his medical examination after he fatally shot Michael Brown, in Ferguson, Mo. According to a medical record released as part of the evidence presented to the grand jury that declined to indict Wilson in the fatal shooting, doctors diagnosed Wilson with a facial contusion. (AP Photo/St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's Office) 

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A man runs from a police car that is set on fire after a group of protesters vandalize the vehicle after the announcement of the grand jury decision Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. A grand jury has decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked sometimes violent protests. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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National Edition News cover for November 25, 2014 - Ferguson cop faces no state charges in teen’s death: A protester squirts lighter fluid on a police car as the car windows are shuttered near the Ferguson Police Department after the announcement of the grand jury decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old, Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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The Colorado Supreme Court tossed out a suit from the Freedom From Religion challenging Colorado's honorary Day of Prayer. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) ** FILE **

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Charlotte Hornets forward Jeffery Taylor addresses the media on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in Charlotte, N.C. An apologetic Jeffery Taylor says he will not appeal the NBA's 24-game suspension following his guilty plea on domestic violence charges. Taylor said he takes "full responsibility" for his actions and deemed NBA Commissioner Adam Silver's punishment "appropriate." (AP Photo/The Charlotte Observer, Jeff Siner)

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U.S. Central Commander Gen. David Petraeus looks on at right as Defense Undersecretary Michele Flournoy testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 16, 2010, before the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Drew Angerer)

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Defense Undersecretary for Policy Michele Flournoy, left, talks with Marines Lt. Gen. John Paxton, director for operations, the Joint Staff, talk on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Feb. 22, 2010, prior to their testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

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President Obama drew a number of lines in his executive order, slicing and dicing the illegal immigrant community. To qualify for the new deferred action program, someone has to have been in the U.S. for at least five years and have either a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident child. (Associated Press)

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Mayor Marion Barry and his wife, Effi, are escorted out the back entrance of their Southeast home on Jan. 19, 1990 as the mayor makes his way to District Court for his first appearance after his arrest on charges of possession of crack cocaine. (The Washington Times)

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D.C. Council member Marion Barry, with his lawyer Frederick D. Cooke Jr., left, and his son, Christopher, right, speaking with reporters on June 21, 2007, after a federal judge ruled that did not violate his probation stemming from his tax problems and would not be going to jail. (Bert V. Goulait / The Washington Times)

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Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry received three years probation on March 9, 2006, in connection with charges that he failed to file federal or local tax returns for 2000. Among those with whom he addressed reporters were (left, purple tie) attorney Fred Cooke Jr, his son Christopher Barry (back right/half of face covered), and attorney David Wilmot (far right). ( Liz O. Baylen /The Washington Times )

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Mayor Marion Barry answers questions after he announced alongside Police Chief Larry Soulsby on April 21, 1997 that he would sponsor a bill which would advocate the death penalty for the murder of a police officer. (Sharon Natoli/The Washington Times)

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Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce, center, drives to the basket against the defense of Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker, left, and guard Giannis Antetokounmpo, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Darren Hauck)

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This image provided by the U.S. Navy shows Navy Vice Adm. Tim Giardina in a Nov. 11, 2011, photo. Giardina, fired last year as No. 2 commander of U.S. nuclear forces may have made his own counterfeit $500 poker chips with paint and stickers to feed a gambling habit that eventually saw him banned from an entire network of casinos, according to a criminal investigative report obtained by The Associated Press. (AP Photo/U.S. Navy)