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A still image from an undated video released by Islamic State militants shows journalist Steven Sotloff being held by the militant group. An Internet video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. journalist Sotloff by the Islamic State group was posted online Tuesday, a beheading described as retribution for continued U.S. airstrikes in Iraq. (AP Photo, File)

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burdened: President Obama is facing calls from both sides of the aisle to up U.S. attacks in Iraq against the Islamic State after a second American journalist was beheaded on video by militants of the terrorist group. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

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Power: Rockets transporting national security satellites to space are propelled by RD-180 engines. Lawmakers are concerned that the U.S. has become so dependent on the Russian military technology. (Associated Press)

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NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, stands in front of the Atlas V first stage booster which relies on Russian-made RD-180 rocket engines. Lawmakers and national security analysts said they were aghast that the military allowed itself to become so dependent on Russian military technology during an era of uneasy relations. (Associated Press)

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President Obama traveled to Estonia Tuesday where will try to reassure NATO members of the alliance's promise to defend against Russian aggression under President Vladimir Putin. Europe is growing more alarmed by the day at Russia's actions. (Associated Press)

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This undated photo provided by the Vaughn family shows Aaron Vaughn, right, and his wife Kimberly of Virginia Beach, Va. Aaron Vaughn, a 30-year-old father of two, was among the Navy SEALs killed Saturday when a rocket-propelled grenade fired by a Taliban insurgent downed their Chinook helicopter en route to a combat mission. (AP Photo/Vaughn Family)

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This undated photo provided by the Vaughn family shows Aaron Vaughn of Virginia Beach, Va. Vaughn, a 30-year-old father of two, was among the Navy SEALs killed Saturday when a rocket-propelled grenade fired by a Taliban insurgent downed their Chinook helicopter en route to a combat mission. (AP Photo/Vaughn Family)

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This undated photo provided by the Vaughn family shows Aaron Vaughn of Virginia Beach, Va. Vaughn, a 30-year-old father of two, was among the Navy SEALs killed Saturday when a rocket-propelled grenade fired by a Taliban insurgent downed their Chinook helicopter en route to a combat mission. (AP Photo/Vaughn Family)

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Armed: During one of the establishment's Second Amendment Wednesdays, Naomi Leydig dines with an openly displayed firearm at The Cajun Experience in Leesburg, Virigina, with her two sons, Jaden and Jeremy. (photographs by Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Poland's President Bronislaw Komorowski, right, and his German counterpart Joachim Gauck take part in a ceremony marking 75 years since World War II started, at Westerplatte in Gdansk, Poland, Monday Sept. 1, 2014. Some of the first shots of World War II were fired on Sept. 1, 1939 by an attacking Nazi German warship on Westerplatte, a Polish munitions depot that held off for many days. More than five years of brutal, global war followed, taking the lives of tens of millions of people. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

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** FILE ** Sen. Ted Cruz, Texas Republican, said he thinks an American jihadists fighting with Islamic State militants should be exiled from the country, but some conservatives say the militants should be stripped of their U.S. citizenship for joining the extremist group. (Associated Press)

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Members of the sniper team from Troop C, 2nd Squadron, 107th Cavalry Regiment train at Fort Knock, Ky. on May 15, 2014. (Image: Face, Ohio National Guard)

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FILE - This Aug. 28, 2014 file photo shows President Barack Obama speaking in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, before convening a meeting with his national security team on the militant threat in Syria and Iraq. President Barack Obama’s acknowledgement the U.S. still lacks a strategy for defeating the growing extremist threat emanating from Syria reflects a still unformed international coalition. The president will meet with his top advisers and consult members of Congress to prepare U.S. military options. At the same time, he is looking for allies around the world to help the U.S. root out the Islamic State group that has seized large swaths of territory in Syria and Iraq.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

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"Rosie the Riveter," symbol of patriotic womanhood during World War II, a time when, says Omar Jermaine, women traded "feminine dresses and skirts" for "men’s trousers and jumpsuits to work in factories." (AP Photo)

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Police officers file past the casket of Oklahoma City police canine officer K-9 Kye during funeral services in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. K-9 Kye died Aug. 25 after being stabbed by a burglary suspect on Aug. 24. K-9 Kye died Aug. 25 after being stabbed by a burglary suspect on Aug. 24. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

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Police officers file past the casket of Oklahoma City police canine officer K-9 Kye during funeral services in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. K-9 Kye died Aug. 25 after being stabbed by a burglary suspect on Aug. 24. K-9 Kye died Aug. 25 after being stabbed by a burglary suspect on Aug. 24. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

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Anti-terror crackdown in the city. The City of London Police mount a large scale operation on Tower Bridge at the launch of project Servator, which aims to put on a more visible Police presence on the streets in the City of London, which is designed to deter, disrupt and detect criminal and terrorist activity earlier and more actively. Picture date: Monday February 10, 2014. See PA story POLICE City. Photo credit should read: John Stillwell/PA Wire URN:18945322

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Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with participants in the youth educational forum at the Seliger youth camp near Lake Seliger, some 450 kilometres (281 miles) northwest of Moscow, in Tver region, Russia, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Russia's President Vladimir Putin on Friday called on pro-Russian separatists to release Ukrainian soldiers who have been surrounded by the rebels in eastern Ukraine. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Mikhail Klimentyev, Presidential Press Service)

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U.S. Air National Guard Col. James Keefe, commander of the 104th Fighter Wing, said at a news conference Wednesday that there were no munitions onboard the jet that crashed Wednesday into a mountain in Virginia. The plane was flying at about 30,000 to 40,000 feet when the pilot reported the emergency. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

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National Edition News cover for August 29, 2014 - Police overwhelmed by military vehicles, favor ‘higher grade’ firepower: Police wearing riot gear try to disperse a crowd Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. The FBI opened an investigation Monday into the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, who police said was shot multiple times Saturday after being confronted by an officer in Ferguson. Authorities in Ferguson used tear gas and rubber bullets to try to disperse a large crowd Monday night that had gathered at the site of a burned-out convenience store damaged a night earlier, when many businesses in the area were looted. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)