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A group of kids from the Boys and Girls Club of Prince William County take a look at a 10 pound Parrot Rifle at Camp Manassas near Jennie Dean Elementary School, in Manassas, Va., Thursday, July 21, 2011. DeAngelo and his friends were camping at Camp Manassas near Jennie Dean Elementary School and were dressed as a Confederate Artillery Unit. The Parrot Rifle was capable of hitting targets a mile and a half away, according to Mike DeAngelo, who is a living historian camping out for the weekend. This particular cannon they were using was used in the Civil War movie "Gods and Generals." (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

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Mike DeAngelo, of Allentown, Penn., stands next to a 10 pound Parrot Rifle cannon, in Manassas, Va., Thursday, July 21, 2011. DeAngelo and his friends were camping at Camp Manassas near Jennie Dean Elementary School and were dressed as a Confederate Artillery Unit. The Parrot Rifle was capable of hitting targets a mile and a half away, according to DeAngelo. This particular cannon they were using was used in the Civil War movie "Gods and Generals." "The heat isn't too bad because we are used to it, but I definitely appreciate it when I get to be in the shade," said DeAngelo. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

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Dressed as General Robert E. Lee for the weekend, Al Stone of Hinton, W.V., stays in the shade under his tent to keep cool, in Manassas, Va., Thursday, July 21, 2011. Stone and his friends were camping out the entire weekend near the Manassas Museum to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the First Battle of Bull Run/Manassas. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

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Virginia governor Bob McDonnell is seen while the colors are presented during at the opening ceremony of the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the First Battle of Manassas/Bull Run, in Manassas, Va., Thursday, July 21, 2011. At right is Virginia Speaker of the House William J. Howell. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

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**FILE** Andy Franklin, of Whitepost, Va., prepares to fire a 10 pound Parrot Rifle cannon, in Manassas, Va., Thursday, July 21, 2011. The Parrot Rifle was capable of hitting targets a mile and a half away and this particular cannon was used in the Civil War movie "Gods and Generals." (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

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Shahad Ahmed Budebs does a backflip while teammates Houriya Taheri and Alaa Ahmed Hassan (9) watch. (Pratik Shah/The Washington Times)

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David Keck, of Allentown, Penn., carries bags of ice back to his encampment at Camp Manassas near Jennie Dean Elementary School, in Manassas, Va., Thursday, July 21, 2011. Keck and his group of friends are celebrating the 150th anniversary of the First Battle of Bull Run/Manassas by dressed as a Confederate Artillery Unit and camping out the entire weekend. "Even though it's not authentic, I think if they had bags of ice in the Civil War era, they would have used them," said Keck jokingly, who is wearing wool clothing the entire weekend. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

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A bead of sweat rolls off the rim of the hat of U.S. Marine Cpl. William Woods of Glen Allen, Va. as he awaits instuction from the leader of the Quantico Marine Corps Band at Manassas Battlefield Park, Thursday, July 21, 2011. The band performed in extreme heat during the 150th Anniversary First Battle of Manassas commemorative program. (AP Photo/Richmond Times-Dispatch, P. Kevin Morley)

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Mike DeAngelo, of Allentown, Penn., wipes sweat from his brow as he stands next to a 10 pound Parrot Rifle cannon, in Manassas, Va., Thursday, July 21, 2011. DeAngelo and his friends were camping at Camp Manassas near Jennie Dean Elementary School and were dressed as a Confederate Artillery Unit. The Parrot Rifle was capable of hitting targets a mile and a half away, according to DeAngelo. This particular cannon they were using was used in the Civil War movie "Gods and Generals." "The heat isn't too bad because we are used to it, but I definitely appreciate it when I get to be in the shade," said DeAngelo. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

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"The death of Osama bin Laden will not ruin our spirit for jihad. We do it not for a figure. We do it for God's blessing," said Muhammad Syarif Tarabubun, a former police officer who was sentenced in the attack on a karaoke club in Ambon.

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Members of Rage Mohamed's family are overtaken by a dust storm as they try to build a makeshift shelter on the outskirts of the world's largest refugee camp in Dadaab, Kenya, this month. It took the 15-member family five days to walk to the camp from their drought-stricken home in Somalia. (Associated Press)

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Somali women displaced by drought wait to receive rations at a camp in Mogadishu, Somalia, on July 20. Southern parts of Somalia are experiencing famine, a U.N. official said Wednesday, and tens of thousands of Somalis have already died in the worst hunger emergency in a generation. (Associated Press)

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Mayor Vincent C. Gray said Wednesday that the city's zoning commission approved an emergency proposal for the city's sole federal firearms licensee. (Pratik Shah/The Washington Times)

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A bloodied "De Gaulle," a bodyguard close to Guinea's last two military leaders, is detained by presidential guards after shooting broke out near the president's home for a second time Tuesday. (Associated Press)

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In this photo provided by the Politika newspaper shows war crimes fugitive Goran Hadzic on Mount Fruska Gora, Serbia, Wednesday, July 20, 2011. (AP Photo/Politika newspaper, HO)

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Ashraf Ghani, head of the Transition Commission raises Afghanistan's flag during the transfer of authority in Mehterlam, Laghman province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan on Tuesday, July 19, 2011. NATO handed over responsibility for the security of the capital of an eastern province to Afghan forces Tuesday, the latest step in a transition process that will lead to the withdrawal of all foreign combat troops by the end of 2014. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

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A young Afghan girl peers out from her compound as U.S. Marines with the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marines, based at Camp Lejeune, N.C., look for insurgents in the village of Mushazi, in Afghanistan's Helmand province, on Tuesday, July 19, 2011. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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Dorothy Stevens (left) and Helen Hassell of the group Freed - Female Re-enactors of Distinction — chat at the reception celebrating the reopening of the African American Civil War Museum in Washington on Monday, July 18, 2011. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

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Women with the group Freed — Female Re-enactors of Distinction — led by Dorothy Stevens (right) and Judy Williams (second from right), get into formation to march across Vermont Avenue Northwest during the reopening celebration for the African American Civil War Museum in Washington on Monday, July 18, 2011. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

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Ashaun Askew, 11, of Hyattsville, Md., stands in formation as a group of volunteers dressed in Civil War uniforms prepare to march across Vermont Avenue Northwest to the opening reception for the African American Civil War Museum in Washington on Monday, July 18, 2011. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)