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U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, right, meets with Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, Iraq's most revered and influential Shiite cleric, in the southern city of Najaf, Iraq, on Thursday, July 24, 2014. Mr. Ban urged lawmakers during his visit to "find a common ground" so they can address the crisis sparked by the Islamic State group, whose push has threatened to fracture Iraq. (AP Photo/UN Photo, Eskinder Debebe)

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** FILE ** In this Tuesday, July 22, 2014, file photo, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a joint news conference with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, in Tel Aviv, Israel, regarding the Israel-Hamas war. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty, File)

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** FILE ** Former U.N. Ambassador John R. Bolton (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Former U.N. Ambassador John R. Bolton (Associated Press)

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Associated press photographs Syrian military intelligence appears to be providing assistance to the U.N. special tribunal investigating the murder of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri to shield Syrian President Bashar al-Assad (above) from blame.

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Martha McSally, a retired Air Force colonel and a former fighter pilot, is among the "national security" candidates who've won campaign support of former U.N. Ambassador John R. Bolton. She is running for a U.S. House seat in Arizona.

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Martha McSally, a retired Air Force colonel and a former fighter pilot, is among the "national security" candidates who've won campaign support of former U.N. Ambassador John R. Bolton. She is running for a U.S. House seat in Arizona.

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FILE - Russian Federation Ambassador Vitaly Churkin addresses the United Nations Security Council, in this May 2, 2014 file photo. Russia's U.N. ambassador said Thursday June 26, 2014 there is a real prospect of a terrorist state springing up from Syria's second-largest city Aleppo to Iraq's capital Baghdad. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

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National Edition News cover for June 29, 2014 - U.N. Security Council meets on Ukraine, Monday March 3, 2014 at U.N. headquarters. Ukraine's mission to the United Nations claimed Monday that 16,000 Russian troops have been deployed in the strategic Crimea region, while Russia's U.N. ambassador told an emergency Security Council meeting that Ukraine's fugitive president requested them. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

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U.N. Security Council meets on Ukraine, Monday March 3, 2014 at U.N. headquarters. Ukraine's mission to the United Nations claimed Monday that 16,000 Russian troops have been deployed in the strategic Crimea region, while Russia's U.N. ambassador told an emergency Security Council meeting that Ukraine's fugitive president requested them. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

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Archbishop Silvano M. Tomasi, the Vatican's permanent observer to the U.N., called the report a reflection of the "good faith efforts" made by the church to address the abuse, but noted several points on which the two sides disagree. (Associated Press)

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Archbishop Silvano M. Tomasi, the Vatican's permanent observer to the U.N., called the report a reflection of the "good faith efforts" made by the church to address the abuse, but noted several points on which the two sides disagree. (Associated Press)