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FILE - In this file photo released on Sunday, June 28, 2015, by a website of Islamic State militants, an Islamic State militant waves his group's flag as he and another celebrate in Fallujah, Iraq, west of Baghdad.The Islamic State’s gruesome rampage across the Middle East has united the world in horror but left it divided over how to refer to the group, with observers adopting different acronyms based on their translation of an archaic geographical term and the extent to which they want to needle the group. (Militant website via AP, File)

FILE - In this file photo released on Sunday, June 28, 2015, by a website of Islamic State militants, an Islamic State militant waves his group's flag as he and another celebrate in Fallujah, Iraq, west of Baghdad.The Islamic State’s gruesome rampage across the Middle East has united the world in horror but left it divided over how to refer to the group, with observers adopting different acronyms based on their translation of an archaic geographical term and the extent to which they want to needle the group. (Militant website via AP, File)

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