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MARYLAND $419K -Wild horses roam on South Ocean Beach at Assateague Island National Seashore near Berlin, Md. on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)

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Former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney visits with diners at Little Dooey, a barbecue restaurant in Starkville, Miss., Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

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National Edition News cover for January 29, 2015 - Secret Libya tapes undercut Clinton: Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton testifies on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, before the House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on the deadly September attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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Israeli soldiers secure the Israel-Lebanon border, Wednesday. Hezbollah claims the attack destroyed a number of Israeli vehicles and caused casualties among "enemy ranks." Israel later fired at least 35 artillery shells into Lebanon. (Associated Press)

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Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez, who in December leaves office after two full terms, likes to pepper her speeches with a mix of anecdotes, slights and insinuations. She hardly ever talks to reporters, once telling a Georgetown University student that "rulers are not there to answer" questions. (Associated Press)

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A woman holds a sign that reads in Spanish "I am Nisman" and "Justice!" near the funeral home where a wake is held for prosecutor Alberto Nisman in Buenos Aires. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

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In the wake of the crash of a small commercial drone craft on the White House lawn, President Obama is calling for greater regulation of private drones and restricting their operations. Critics argue private industry can keep a similar incident from recurring. (Associated Press)

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President Obama met with new Saudi Arabian King Salman bin Abdul Aziz in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (Associated Press)

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President Obama privately informed members of Congress that Libya "is all Secretary Clinton's matter," according to one of the recordings. Generals were concerned he was being misinformed.

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The U.S. fired more than 100 cruise missiles from the sea while French fighter jets targeted Gadhafi's forces from the air, launching the broadest international military effort since the Iraq War in support of an uprising that had seemed on the verge of defeat. Gadhafi pleaded with the U.S. to stop the NATO airstrikes.

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Losing control: Col. Moammar Gadhafi ruled Libya with an iron fist, but U.S. military leaders were looking for a way to avoid a power vacuum.

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Echoes of the past: Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton recalled the Rwanda genocide in making her case for U.S. intervention in Libya. (Associated Press Photographs)

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U.S. Ambassador Susan E. Rice voted to approve a resolution to impose a no-fly zone over Libya and authorize "all necessary measures" to protect Libyan civilians from attacks by government forces. She and National Security Council member Samantha Power joined Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign against Gadhafi.

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Wary: Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, strongly opposed the recommended use of force against Gadhafi.

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Azerbaijan: A Quarter Century Since Restoring Independence, A Thriving U.S. Ally (cover) in the January 29, 2015, edition of The Washington Times.

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President Barack Obama shakes hands with Deputy Secretary of Defense Ash Carter after he spoke at the Nunn-Lugar Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) symposium being held at the National Defense University at Fort McNair in Washington, Monday, Dec. 3, 2012.(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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Ash Carter, President Obama's pick to be the new defense secretary, has told senators he doesn't see any way to close down the prison at Guantanamo Bay over the next two years, putting a major dent in Mr. Obama's hopes to shut it down before he leaves office. (Associated Press)

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As part of his #itsAaron campaign, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers surprised a group of children who have lost a parent serving in the U.S. military. (YouTube/itsAaron)

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Illustration on the failed policy of enemy combatant internment by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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White House deputy press secretary Eric Schultz speaks to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House on Jan. 28, 2015. (Associated Press)