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National Edition News cover for August 22, 2014 - Hagel: ‘Beyond anything we have seen’: A U.S. F/A-18 fighter jet takes off for Iraq from the flight deck of the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush in the Persian Gulf, Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. U.S. military officials said American fighter aircraft struck and destroyed several vehicles Sunday that were part of an Islamic State group convoy moving to attack Kurdish forces defending the northeastern Iraqi city of Irbil. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)

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Democratic National Committee Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Florida has said that sending unaccompanied immigrant children back across the border would be putting their lives at risk. "Many of them are in dire jeopardy," she said. (Associated Press)

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Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer of Antigua and Barbuda (left), unveils a stone during a ceremony naming Antigua's highest mountain "Mount Obama." The president's name has also been lent in rechristenings at other places around the globe. (Associated Press)

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A Russian sport called the Tank Biathlon has gripped China's military buffs and has been intensely reported and discussed in the media, including on hundreds of China's Internet-based military forums. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

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as approximately 30 people gather outside the White House as part of a national “Day of Rage†organized by the group "Anonymous" over the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teen earlier this month in Ferguson, Missouri, Washington, D.C., Thursday, August 21, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Landry Bryant, 16, center, stands with approximately 30 people protesting outside the White House as part of a national ÒDay of RageÓ organized by the group "Anonymous" over the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teen earlier this month in Ferguson, Missouri, Washington, D.C., Thursday, August 21, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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as approximately 30 people gather outside the White House as part of a national “Day of Rage†organized by the group "Anonymous" over the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teen earlier this month in Ferguson, Missouri, Washington, D.C., Thursday, August 21, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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as approximately 30 people gather outside the White House as part of a national “Day of Rage†organized by the group "Anonymous" over the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teen earlier this month in Ferguson, Missouri, Washington, D.C., Thursday, August 21, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Former President George H.W. Bush is greeted prior to an NCAA college basketball game between Duke and North Carolina State at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

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Former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell, walks with his daughter Cailin Young as he leaves the federal courthouse Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 in Richmond, Va. Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell wrote a long, forlorn email to his wife three years ago trying to save his marriage, calling her his "soulmate," yet he also said he grew so weary of her yelling that he began taking refuge in his office late at night rather than go home. (AP Photo/Richmond Times-Dispatch, Bob Brown).

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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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Abu Mosa, Islamic State Press officer, and a fellow leader of the terrorist group (shown here) were declared dead by the U.S. State Department on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014. (Image: Twitter, U.S. State Department)

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FILE - This Aug. 20, 2014 file photo shows Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey speaking at Madison Square Garden in New York. During a Pentagon briefing Thursday, Dempsey said it's possible to contain the Islamic State militants, but it can't be done permanently without going after the group in Syria. Speaking to reporters with Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, Dempsey said he wasn't predicting U.S. airstrikes in Syria, but said the problem must be addressed diplomatically, politically and militarily by America and its regional partners. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

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The 13th-century Gothic cathedral of Ste. Cecile towers over the Tarn river in the beautiful town of Albi in southwestern France. (Corrina Lothar/Special to The Washington Time)

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Washington Nationals left fielder Ryan Zimmerman rests in the dugout before a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Nationals Park Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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Black gun-rights activists in Texas protested police brutality on Wednesday by exercising their rights to openly carry firearms through the streets of South Dallas. (Twitter/@HueyGunClub)

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Former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland served a year in federal prison after pleading guilty in 2004 to a corruption-related charge. (Associated Press)

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Washington Nationals’ Bryce Harper celebrates his two-run home run as he approaches home plate during the thirteenth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, in Washington. The Nationals won 5-3 in thirteen innings. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)

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Washington Nationals’ Bryce Harper celebrates his two-run home run as he approaches home plate during the thirteenth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, in Washington. The Nationals won 5-3 in thirteen innings. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)

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Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich is currently serving a 14-year prison sentence for political corruption — including for seeking to sell or trade an appointment to President Obama's vacated U.S. Senate seat in exchange for campaign contributions or a well-paying job. (Associated Press)