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Strikes on militants at Iraq dam after ‘massacre’

Displaced Iraqis from the Yazidi community walk on the Delal bridge in Zakho, 300 miles (475 kilometers) northwest of Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014. The U.N. this week declared the situation in Iraq a “Level 3 Emergency” — a decision that came after...
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Pope holds up Korean martyrs as models for church

Pope Francis, right, kisses a girl as he arrives with the popemobile to celebrate a mass and the beatification Paul Yun ji-Chung and 123 martyr companions at Gwanghwamun Gate in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014. Paul Yun Ji-Chung, born in 1759, was among the earliest...
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Police, protesters clash again in Ferguson

People stand in front of a convenience store after it was looted early Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. The violence stemmed from the shooting death of Michael Brown by police a week ago after the teen allegedly stole a box of cigars from the store. (AP Photo/Charlie...
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Schatz wins over voters in tough US Senate primary

US Sen. Brian Schatz, center, celebrates with supporters after defeating fellow Democrat US Rep. Colleen Hanabusa to retain his senate seat, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014 in Hilo, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia) US Sen. Brian Schatz, center, celebrates with supporters after defeating...
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Strikes on militants at Iraq dam after ‘massacre’

Displaced Iraqis from the Yazidi community settle at a new camp outside the old camp of Bajid Kandala at Feeshkhabour town near the Syria-Iraq border, Iraq, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014. The U.N. this week declared the situation in Iraq a “Level 3 Emergency” — a...
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Schatz wins over voters in tough US Senate primary

US Sen. Brian Schatz, center, celebrates with supporters after defeating fellow Democrat US Rep. Colleen Hanabusa to retain his senate seat, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014 in Hilo, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia) US Sen. Brian Schatz, center, celebrates with supporters after defeating...
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Pope makes strong, silent anti-abortion statement

Pope Francis is welcomed by the faithful as he arrives at the the “House of Hope” center for disabled in Kkottongnae, South Korea, Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia) Pope Francis is welcomed by the faithful as he arrives at the the “House of...
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Residents: Airstrikes near militant-held Iraq dam

Displaced Iraqis from the Yazidi community settle at a new camp outside the old camp of Bajid Kandala at Feeshkhabour town near the Syria-Iraq border, Iraq, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014. The U.N. this week declared the situation in Iraq a “Level 3 Emergency” — a...
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Schatz wins over voters in tough US Senate primary

US Sen. Brian Schatz, center, celebrates with supporters after defeating fellow Democrat US Rep. Colleen Hanabusa to retain his senate seat, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014 in Hilo, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia) US Sen. Brian Schatz, center, celebrates with supporters after defeating...
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Police, protesters clash again in Ferguson

People stand in front of a convenience store after it was looted early Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. The violence stemmed from the shooting death of Michael Brown by police a week ago after the teen allegedly stole a box of cigars from the store. (AP Photo/Charlie...