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    This undated image posted by the Raqqa Media Center, a Syrian opposition group, on Monday, June 30, 2014, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows fighters from the al Qaeda linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) during a parade in Raqqa, Syria. (AP Photo/Raqqa Media Center)


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    This undated image posted by the Raqqa Media Center, a Syrian opposition group, on Monday, June 30, 2014, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows fighters from the al-Qaida linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) during a parade in Raqqa, Syria. Militants from an al-Qaida splinter group held a military parade in their stronghold in northeastern Syria, displaying U.S.-made Humvees, heavy machine guns, and missiles captured from the Iraqi army for the first time since taking over large parts of the Iraq-Syria border. (AP Photo/Raqqa Media Center)


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    The MV Cape Ray is docked at Gioia Tauro port, southern Italy, Tuesday, July 1, 2014. Syria's acknowledged stockpile of chemical weapons has been handed over to Western governments for destruction. 1300 tons of chemical weapons are currently on the Danish cargo ship Ark Futura and are expected be transferred to the U.S.-owned MV Cape Ray at Gioia Tauro. The Cape Ray, equipped with two titanium reactors, will then move into international waters to neutralize Syria's stockpile of sulphur mustard and the raw components for making sarin nerve gas over the next two months. Other materials will be disposed of at toxic wastes sites in various countries. (AP Photo/Adriana Sapone)


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    FILE - This undated file image posted on a militant website on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows fighters from the al-Qaida linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) marching in Raqqa, Syria. Moderate Syrian rebels are buckling under the onslaught of the radical al-Qaida breakaway group that has swept over large parts of Iraq and Syria. Some rebels are giving up the fight, crippled by lack of weapons and frustrated with the power of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. Other, more hard-line Syrian fighters are bending to the winds and joining the radicals. (AP Photo/Militant Website, File)


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    ** FILE ** Fighters from the jihadist rebel group Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham march in Raqqa, Syria, from an undated photo released on a jihadist website Jan. 14, 2014. (Associated Press)


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    ** FILE** Syrian rebel fighter Tawfiq Hassan, 23, a former butcher, poses for a picture, after returning from fighting against Syrian army forces in Aleppo, at a rebel headquarters in Marea on the outskirts of Aleppo city, Syria, Aug. 26, 2012. (Associated Press)


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    Defending: An Iraqi Shiite tribal fighter deploys outside Najaf on Sunday as Sunni militants capture towns and border crossings with Jordan and Syria. (Associated Press)


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    Defending: An Iraqi Shiite tribal fighter deploys outside Najaf on Sunday as Sunni militants capture towns and border crossings with Jordan and Syria. (Associated Press)


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    Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is openly considering a 2016 run for the White House, discussed her position on some of the major political issues of the day, including U.S. intervention in Syria, medicinal and legalized marijuana, and gay marriage. (Associated Press)


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