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National Edition News cover for October 6, 2014 - U.S. bombs have stalled, not stopped Islamic State: Islamic State militants passing a checkpoint bearing the group's trademark black flag in the village of Maryam Begg in Kirkuk, 290 kilometers (180 miles) north of Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)

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Pro-democracy protesters agreed to clear Hong Kong's streets by the beginning of the workweek. (Associated Press)

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The Turkish military is fortifying its border as fighting intensifies between Syrian Kurds and the Islamic State group in Kobani, which has been under attack for weeks. (Associated Press)

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Michael Savage warns of an incoming civil war between those who treasure the nation's founding principles and those who would alter them in the name of change. (Center Street/Hachette)

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In this Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014 photo, released by the U.S. Air Force, a formation of U.S. Navy F-18E Super Hornets supporting operations against the militant Islamic State group, leaves after receiving fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker over Iraq. (AP Photo/U.S. Air Force, Shawn Nickel)

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Smoke plumes are visible over buildings in the Iraqi town of Hit, in western Anbar province - 140 kilometers (85 miles) west of Baghdad - after an attack by the al-Qaida-inspired Islamic State group, Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014. The Islamic State group stormed Hit on Thursday, its latest victory against the embattled Iraqi military in Anbar province. (AP Photo)

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National Edition News cover for October 5, 2014 - Hong Kong becomes a fresh foreign policy puzzle for Obama: Pro-democracy protesters stage a rally on a occupied road in Mong Kok district, Hong Kong, Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014. Pro-democracy protesters were defiant in the face of attacks by opponents and warnings by the Hong Kong government to clear the streets, staging a massive rally Saturday evening in the downtown business district they've occupied for a week. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

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This undated file image posted on a militant website Jan. 14, 2014 shows fighters from the al Qaeda-linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) marching through Raqqa, Syria. (AP Photo/Militant Website, File)

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Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, centre, addresses British troops, in Camp Bastion, Afghanistan, Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. Cameron on Friday pledged support for Afghanistan's newly sworn-in president and the country's new unity government, saying during a surprise visit to Kabul that Britain is committed to helping Afghans build a more secure and prosperous future. (AP Photo/Dan Kitwood, Pool)

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EDS NOTE: GRAPHIC CONTENT - This undated image shows a frame from a video released Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, by Islamic State militants that purports to show the killing of former taxi driver Alan Henning by the militant group. Internet video released Friday purports to show an Islamic State group fighter beheading British hostage Henning and threatening yet another American captive, the fourth such killing carried out by the extremist group now targeted in U.S.-led airstrikes. (AP Photo) ONLINE OUT

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This undated photo provided by Kassig Family shows Peter Kassig standing in front of a truck filled with supplies for Syrian refugees. A video purportedly produced by militants in Syria released Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, shows Kassig, of Indianapolis, kneeling on the ground as a masked militant says he will be killed next. (AP Photo/Courtesy Kassig Family)

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In this June 7, 2014, file photo, the entrance to Camp 5 and Camp 6 at the U.S. military's Guantanamo Bay detention center at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba. U.S. District Court Judge Gladys Kessler on Friday ordered the public release of 28 videotapes of a hunger-striking Guantanamo Bay prisoner strike being forcibly removed from his cell and force-fed. (AP Photo/Ben Fox, File )

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Dressed in bright orange coveralls, al-Qaida and Taliban prisoners sit in their chain-link cells at Camp X-Ray, where they are being held, at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2002. U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld toured the camp Sunday. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, Pool)

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U.S. Army military police escort a chained detainee to the Joint Interrogation Facility at Camp X-Ray, at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Sunday, Feb. 10, 2002. (AP Photo/Bill Gorman)

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National Edition News cover for October 3, 2014 - Obama’s broken Gitmo promise gets costly: U.S. Army military police escort a chained detainee to the Joint Interrogation Facility at Camp X-Ray, at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Sunday, Feb. 10, 2002. (AP Photo/Bill Gorman)

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Investing in future: Protesters who have forced shops in Hong Kong to close and the stock market to plunge are gambling on a payoff in greater democracy. (Associated Press)

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FILE - In this June 27, 2006 file photo, reviewed by a U.S. Department of Defense official, U.S. military guards walk within Camp Delta military-run prison, at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba. Five top Taliban leaders held by the U.S. in the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, told a visiting Afghan delegation they agree to a proposed transfer to the tiny Gulf state of Qatar, Afghan officials said Saturday, March 10, 2012. The U.S. has not yet agreed to the transfer but is considering it as an incentive for the Taliban to participate in peace talks to end the decade-long war in Afghanistan and allow American troops to come home without the country descending into further chaos. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)

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AP10ThingsToSee - In this Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 photo, released by the U.S. Air Force, a U.S Air Force KC-10 Extender refuels an F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft prior to strike operations in Syria. The F-22s, making their combat debut, were part of a strike package that was engaging Islamic State group targets in Syria. Washington and its Arab allies opened the air assault against the extremist group on Sept. 23, striking military facilities, training camps, heavy weapons and oil installations. The campaign expands upon the airstrikes the United States has been conducting against the militants in Iraq since early August. (AP Photo/U.S. Air Force, Russ Scalf )

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Safe passage: An American doctor exposed to Ebola while volunteering in Sierra Leone disembarks a Gulfstream jet in a Tyvek protection suit in Maryland. (Associated Press)

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Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger ordered contingency plans drawn up nearly 40 years ago to attack Cuba, incensed over the small island's deployment of troops to Angola, according to declassified government documents posted online Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Gero Breloer, Pool) (AP Photo/Gero Breloer, Pool)