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Salwa Sbeih, the mother of Burhan Sbeih, holds his picture at his home in a West Bank village outside the town of Jenin, Monday, Aug. 12, 2013. Sbeih is one of the 26 Palestinian prisoners, most of them held for deadly attacks, that Israel agreed to release this week as a part of a U.S.-brokered deal that led to a resumption of Mideast negotiations. Arabic reads; "The prisoner Burhan Sbeih from Kofr Raie, the leader of the group of Black Leopard, Palestinian National Liberation Movement, Jenin district." (AP Photo/Mohammed Ballas)

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People inspect the aftermath of a car bomb attack in Karbala, 50 miles (80 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013. A wave of car bombings targeting those celebrating the end of Ramadan across Iraq killed scores of people Saturday, a bloody reminder of the inability of Iraqi authorities to stop violence threatening to spiral out of control. (AP Photo)

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People inspect the aftermath of a car bomb attack in Karbala, 50 miles (80 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013. A wave of car bombings targeting those celebrating the end of Ramadan across Iraq killed scores of people Saturday, a bloody reminder of the inability of Iraqi authorities to stop violence threatening to spiral out of control. (AP Photo)

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** FILE ** The al-Waha Oil Co. in southern Iraq is an affiliate of China’s state-owned China National Petroleum Corp. Most of Iraq’s oil production is expected to be funneled to China and other expanding Asian markets rather than the U.S. and Europe. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** A man examines documents at the gutted U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya. The Justice Department has filed charges against Libyan militia leader Ahmed Khatallah, the first indictment in last year’s deadly terrorist attack that killed four Americans. (Associated Press)

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Jamime Negron [cq] of New York, N.Y. looks at a 150-foot "Wall of Honor" poster that includes photos of World War II veterans during Spirit of '45 Day ceremonies at the World War II Memorial on the National Mall, Washington, D.C., Sunday, August 11, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Crena Anderson of Hagerstown, Md., who worked as a riveter in a factory during World War II, is greeted by retired Gen. Frederick J. Kroesen, Jr., near the 150-foot Wall of Honor poster displayed during Spirit of '45 Day ceremonies at the World War II Memorial on the Mall. The day honors all who supported the war effort. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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People inspect the scene of a car bomb attack in the commercial area of Karradah in Baghdad on Tuesday. A wave of bombings, mainly targeting markets in and near Baghdad killing scores, officials said, the latest in a surge of violence that has gripped Iraq. (Associated Press)

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Security was tight Wednesday at the entrance of Sanaa International Airport in Yemen, where authorities said they foiled an al Qaeda plot to take over key cities and attack strategic ports and gas facilities. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Afghan President Hamid Karzai speaks during a news conference in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Saturday, May 4, 2013. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Palestinians chant slogans and wave national flags during a rally to mark the Quds Day in Gaza City on Aug. 2, 2013. The International Quds Day was inaugurated by the late Iranian leader Ayatollah Khomeini in 1979 to express solidarity with Palestinians and to oppose Zionism and Israel's control of Jerusalem. Quds is Arabic word for Jerusalem. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Palestinians chant slogans and wave national flags during a rally to mark the Quds Day in Gaza City on Aug. 2, 2013. The International Quds Day was inaugurated by the late Iranian leader Ayatollah Khomeini in 1979 to express solidarity with Palestinians and to oppose Zionism and Israel's control of Jerusalem. Quds is Arabic word for Jerusalem. (Associated Press)

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Pakistani investigators collect evidence at the site of a bomb attack in Quetta, Pakistan, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. A suicide bomber attacked a funeral for a policeman in southwestern Pakistan on Thursday, killing tens of people, including a senior police officer, and wounding over 60, police said. (AP Photo/Arshad Butt)

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Pakistani investigators collect evidence at the site of a bomb attack in Quetta, Pakistan, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. A suicide bomber attacked a funeral for a policeman in southwestern Pakistan on Thursday, killing tens of people, including a senior police officer, and wounding over 60, police said. (AP Photo/Arshad Butt)

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People inspect the scene of a car bomb attack in the commercial area of Karradah in Baghdad on Tuesday. A wave of bombings, mainly targeting markets in and near Baghdad killing scores, officials said, the latest in a surge of violence that has gripped Iraq. (Associated Press)

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Sandy Early, with Free State Militia Firearms, sells T-shirts that modify the Starbucks logo at a gun show in Annapolis earlier this year. Members of the gun rights movement plan to visit their local Starbucks on Friday. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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A commercial area of Baghdad is littered with debris Tuesday from a car bombing, one of several in the past week alone. The wave of violence bears the mark of al Qaeda in Iraq. (Associated Press)

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People inspect the scene of a car bomb attack in the commercial area of Karradah in Baghdad on Tuesday. A wave of bombings, mainly targeting markets in and near Baghdad killing scores, officials said, the latest in a surge of violence that has gripped Iraq. (Associated Press)

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Sandy Early, with Free State Militia Firearms, sells T-shirts that modify the Starbucks logo at a gun show in Annapolis earlier this year. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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** FILE ** Amy Siewert, a firearms expert with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, faces the jury as Trayvon Martin's hooded sweatshirt is shown in Seminole circuit court, in Sanford, Fla., Wednesday, July 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Orlando Sentinel, Jacob Langston, Pool)