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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has said he fears Sweden will extradite him to the United States, where he could face the death penalty if charged and convicted of leaking U.S. government secrets on WikiLeaks. (Associated Press)

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In this Nov. 15, 2014, file photo, U.S. President Baravk Obama left, puts his hands on the shoulders of Prime Minister of Italy Matteo Renzi after the family photo session of the G-20 summit in Brisbane, Australia. Obama will host Renzi at the White House on Friday, April 17, 2015, to compare notes on a range of issues, including Ukraine, Libya and Islamic State militants. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith, File)

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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks to a group at a Politics and Pie at the Snow Shoe Club Thursday, April 16, 2015, in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

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In this April 15, 2015, photo, Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., discusses their recently released tax reform plan at the Heritage Foundation in Washington. Nearly 20 Republican White House prospects will court primary voters in New Hampshire this weekend at a GOP meeting in Nashua. It’s the first gathering of its kind in New Hampshire as contenders deliver speeches, answer questions and hope to make a mark. (AP Photo/Molly Riley)

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Face to Face: Pope Francis met Thursday with a delegation of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, and the Vatican announced an end to a conflict with the umbrella group of U.S. nuns in a major shift in tone. (Associated Press)

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National Edition Opinion cover for April 17, 2015 - Islamic jihad comes to campus (Illustration by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times)

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Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey (left) briefing reporters alongside new Defense Secretary Ashton Carter, said the U.S. military is focusing its assistance more heavily on protecting the strategic city of Baiji than on Ramadi, the capital of Al Anbar province. (Associated Press)

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The Asia free trade agreement could be a major part of President Obama's legacy, but first he'll need to deliver dozens of Democratic votes in the face of vociferous objections by labor unions and liberal pressure groups, who already have declared it a make-or-break vote. (Associated Press)

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Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker is just one of many prominent members of the GOP who will be on hand for the First in the Nation Republican Leadership Summit starting Friday. (associated press)

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The discredited Rolling Stone story about a rape at the University of Virginia's Phi Kappa Psi fraternity house has done little to slow the push for tougher disciplinary measures to combat what activists call the "rape culture on campus." (Associated Press)

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President Obama speaks to the media before signing the bill H.R. 2 Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 16, 2015. (Associated Press)

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In March, 1968, Martin Luther King, Jr. displays the poster for his planned Poor People's Campaign. Assassinated on April 4 1968, the civil rights leader did not live to see the campaign come to fruition. (AP Photo/Horace Cort)

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Illustration on the history of successful presidents passing a "third term" to their political successors by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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In this photo taken April 15, 2015, Deesha Dyer walks across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington to attend the seventh annual White House Kitchen Garden Planting withfirst lady Michelle Obama. There’s a new social director at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. The White House announced Thursday that deputy social secretary Deesha Dyer is being promoted to the top job. She will be in charge of planning everything from the annual Easter Egg Roll to opulent state dinners, along with numerous receptions, ceremonies and other events. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton poses for a photo with Simpson College student MacKenzie Bills, center, after meeting with Iowa Democratic Party lawmakers at the Statehouse, Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

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This is a 2015 photo of Rafael Martin of the Washington Nationals baseball team. This image reflects the 2015 active roster as of Sunday, March 1, 2015 when this image was taken. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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Amin Mekki Medani, top lawyer and rights advocate, speaks during an interview in his house, Khartoum, Sudan, in this Monday, April 13, 2015, photo. (AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy)

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Hillary Rodham Clinton, who resigned from the Clinton Foundation's board last week, has faced mounting criticism over the charity's ties to foreign governments. (Associated Press)

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The government declaring the northern long-eared bat a threatened species runs afoul of energy lobbies concerned that protecting its habitat will disturb resource development. (Associated Press)

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton held a small-business roundtable Wednesday in Des Moines, Iowa, as part of her effort to show her more personal side, even as she eased away from President Obama's policies. (Associated Press)