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  • Ballot Issues Michigan
    Michigan Elections Director Chris Thomas shows members of the Board of State Canvassers petition signatures his staff checked before determining that a group proposing to raise the minimum wage fell short of the signatures needed to put its proposal before the Legislature and possibly a statewide vote, at the state Capitol on Thursday, July 24, 2014, in Lansing, Mich. The board voted 3-1 not to certify the measure.
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  • Ukraine Plane
    A man with the Ukrainian flag on his shoulders photographs pictures of victims of the MH17 air crash before a memorial concert in Kharkiv, Ukraine, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Two military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster departed for the Netherlands on July 24, while Australian and Dutch diplomats joined to promote a plan for a U.N. team to secure the crash scene which has been controlled by pro-Russian rebels.
    Vadim Ghirda | AP Photo
  • Ukraine Plane
    People look at pictures of the victims of the Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 air crash, in a central square in Kharkiv, Ukraine, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Two more military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster arrived in the Netherlands on Thursday, while Australian and Dutch diplomats joined to promote a plan for a U.N. team to secure the crash site which has been controlled by pro-Russian rebels.
    Sergei Chuzavkov | AP Photo
  • Ukraine Plane
    A woman is backdropped by pictures of victims of the MH17 air crash during a memorial concert in Kharkiv, Ukraine, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Two military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster departed for the Netherlands on July 24, while Australian and Dutch diplomats joined to promote a plan for a U.N. team to secure the crash scene which has been controlled by pro-Russian rebels.
    Vadim Ghirda | AP Photo
  • Ukraine Plane
    People cast shadows on the pavement while waiting for a bus during an outdoor memorial concert for victims of the Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 air crash in downtown Kharkiv, Ukraine, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Two military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster departed for the Netherlands on July 24, while Australian and Dutch diplomats joined to promote a plan for a U.N. team to secure the crash scene which has been controlled by pro-Russian rebels.
    Vadim Ghirda | AP Photo
  • Ukraine Plane
    Ukrainians tape pictures of victims of the MH17 air crash on a wall before a memorial concert in Kharkiv, Ukraine, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Two military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster departed for the Netherlands on July 24, while Australian and Dutch diplomats joined to promote a plan for a U.N. team to secure the crash scene which has been controlled by pro-Russian rebels.
    Vadim Ghirda | AP Photo
  • Health Overhaul Arkansas
    Rep. Andy Mayberry, R-Little Rock, speaks during a joint meeting of the House and Senate Public Health, Welfare and Labor Committees in Little Rock, Ark., Thursday, July 24, 2014.
    Danny Johnston | AP Photo
  • Health Overhaul Arkansas
    Arkansas Department of Health and Human services Director John Selig answers a legislator's question durng a joint meeting of the House and Senate Public Health, Welfare and Labor Committees in Little Rock, Ark., Thursday, July 24, 2014.
    Danny Johnston | AP Photo
  • Health Overhaul Arkansas
    Sen. Stephanie Flowers, D-Pine Bluff, asks a question during a joint meeting of the House and Senate Public Health, Welfare and Labor Committees in Little Rock, Ark., Thursday, July 24, 2014.
    Danny Johnston | AP Photo
  • Health Overhaul Arkansas
    Arkansas Surgeon General Dr. Joe Thompson, far left, listens to questions during a joint meeting of the House and Senate Public Health, Welfare and Labor Committees in Little Rock, Ark., Thursday, July 24, 2014.
    Danny Johnston | AP Photo
  • Exchange Clothing the Alien
    ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, JULY 27 - In this photo taken on Thursday, July 17, 2014, an illegal immigrant family is processed while behind them tables of clothing for children and adults are set out for their use at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in McAllen, Texas. (AP Photo/The Abilene Reporter-News, Ronald W. Erdrich) MANDATORY CREDIT
    Ronald W. Erdrich | AP
  • Exchange Clothing the Alien
    ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, JULY 27 - In this photo taken on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, Alma Montalvo stacks cots with other church members at the the Harvey Drive Church of Christ in McAllen, Texas. Global Samaritan Resources delivered cots, clothes and other supplies to assist with the surge of undocumented immigrants crossing the border from Latin America. (AP Photo/The Abilene Reporter-News, Ronald W. Erdrich) MANDATORY CREDIT
    Ronald W. Erdrich | AP
  • Exchange Clothing the Alien
    ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, JULY 27 - In this photo taken on Thursday, July 17, 2014, Abel Alvarez, right, points out to Brian Gibbs the extent of the fence at the U.S.-Mexico border in Hidalgo, Texas. Alvarez is the minister for the Harvey Drive Church of Christ and was showing the border to a group from Global Samaritan Resources in Abilene. GSR delivered a large trailer of cots, clothes and other items to Alvarez' church to assist with the surge of illegal immigrants crossing the border from Latin America. (AP Photo/The Abilene Reporter-News, Ronald W. Erdrich) MANDATORY CREDIT
    Ronald W. Erdrich | AP
  • Exchange Clothing the Alien
    ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, JULY 27 - In this photo taken on Wednesday night, July 16, 2014, Danny Sims holds the flashlight as Sal Moreno puts a spare tire on the Global Samaritan Resources trailer and Dee Lott operates the jack in Encino, Texas. The trailer lost two tires, the second one blew about forty miles from McAllen, Texas near Encino. GSR delivered cots, clothes and other supplies from Abilene to the Harvey Drive Church of Christ in McAllen to assist with the surge of illegal immigrants crossing the border from Latin America. (AP Photo/The Abilene Reporter-News, Ronald W. Erdrich) MANDATORY CREDIT
    Ronald W. Erdrich | AP
  • Exchange Clothing the Alien
    ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, JULY 27 - In this photo taken on Thursday, July 17, 2014, a sign at the Falfurrias Station's U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint about 70 miles north of McAllen, Texas, shows the tally of drugs and illegal immigrants taken in this year. (AP Photo/The Abilene Reporter-News, Ronald W. Erdrich) MANDATORY CREDIT
    Ronald W. Erdrich | AP
  • Exchange Clothing the Alien
    ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, JULY 27 - In this photo taken on Thursday, July 17, 2014, Ray Garcia shows Global Samaritan Resources Executive Director Danny Sims and others the supplies Sacred Heart Catholic Church in McAllen, Texas, provide illegal immigrant families before they leave for the bus station. (AP Photo/The Abilene Reporter-News, Ronald W. Erdrich) MANDATORY CREDIT
    Ronald W. Erdrich | AP
  • Exchange Clothing the Alien
    ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, JULY 27 - In this photo taken on Wednesday night, July 16, 2014, Abel Alvarez, the minister for the Harvey Drive Church of Christ in McAllen, Texas, stacks cots into the arms of a church member as they unload the Global Samaritan Resources trailer. GSR delivered cots, clothes and other supplies to assist with the surge of illegal immigrants crossing the border from Latin America. (AP Photo/The Abilene Reporter-News, Ronald W. Erdrich) MANDATORY CREDIT
    Ronald W. Erdrich | AP
  • Congressional Office Building-Gun
    This undated image released by North Carolina State University shows Ronald Prestage, where he serves on the campus board of trustees. U.S. Capitol Police say a Prestage has been arrested Wednesday, July 23, 2014, after officers found a gun in his bag when he tried to enter the Cannon Building. Prestage was charged with carrying a pistol without a license.
    North Carolina State University | AP Photo
  • Mideast Egypt Gaza
    FILE - In this file photo taken Sunday, July 13, 2014, Egyptian journalists burn a representative of the Israel flag to protest against the Israeli operations in Gaza, while holding a demonstration in front of the Syndicate of Journalists building in Cairo, Egypt. In the Gaza war, the Palestinian Hamas is demanding the opening of Egypt's Sinai border crossing into blockaded Gaza, but Egypt is so far staunchly refusing _ a reflection of its sharp rivalry with Hamas, which it accuses of fueling militancy on its soil.
    Amr Nabil, File | AP Photo
  • Mideast Egypt Gaza
    FILE - In this file photo taken Monday, July 14, 2014, Egyptians prepare to bury a victim of Sunday mortar fire in el-Arish northern Sinai, Egypt. In the Gaza war, the Palestinian Hamas is demanding the opening of Egypt's Sinai border crossing into blockaded Gaza, but Egypt is so far staunchly refusing _ a reflection of its sharp rivalry with Hamas, which it accuses of fueling militancy on its soil.
    Uncredited | AP Photo, File
  • Mideast Egypt Gaza
    FILE - In this file photo taken Monday, July 21, 2014, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry meets with U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in Cairo, Egypt. In the Gaza war, the Palestinian Hamas is demanding the opening of Egypt's Sinai border crossing into blockaded Gaza, but Egypt is so far staunchly refusing _ a reflection of its sharp rivalry with Hamas, which it accuses of fueling militancy on its soil.
    Charles Dharapak, Pool, File | AP Photo
  • Massachusetts Probation
    FILE - In this July 15, 2014 file photo, former Massachusetts state probation commissioner John O'Brien walks out of federal court in Boston after closing arguments in his trial for rigging the department's hiring process to favor politically-connected applicants over more qualified ones. After seven days of deliberations, a jury convicted O'Brien and one of his deputies, Elizabeth Tavares, Thursday, July 24, 2014, on charges of racketeering and mail fraud. Another former deputy, William Burke, was acquitted.
    File | AP Photo
  • Massachusetts Probation
    FILE - In this July 15, 2014 file photo, former Massachusetts state probation commissioner John O'Brien walks out of federal court in Boston after closing arguments in his trial for rigging the department's hiring process to favor politically-connected applicants over more qualified ones. After seven days of deliberations, a jury convicted O'Brien and one of his deputies, Elizabeth Tavares, Thursday, July 24, 2014, on charges of racketeering and mail fraud. Another former deputy, William Burke, was acquitted.
    File | AP Photo
  • US Guatemala Honduras Molina
    House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., center, is seen with Guatemalan President Otto Molina, right, and Honduran President Juan Hernández on Thursday, July 24, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Obama administration is weighing giving refugee status to young people from Honduras as part of a plan to slow the influx of unaccompanied minors arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border, White House officials said Thursday. The plan would involve screening youths in Honduras, one of the world's most violent nations, to determine whether they qualify for refugee status.
    Lauren Victoria Burke | AP Photo
  • U-Boats Gulf Of Mexico
    This undated photo provided by the National World War II Museum shows Oberleutnant zur See Hans-Gunther Kuhlmann, commander of the German U-boat U-166 that was sunk in the Gulf Of Mexico in July of 1942, after sinking the U.S. passenger ship Robert E. Lee. Marine archaeologists using remote subs and sophisticated technology are studying the possible impact of the massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico on the wreckage of the U-boat and the ship it sunk during World War II. (AP Photo/National World War II Museum) MANDATORY CREDIT
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  • U-Boats Gulf Of Mexico
    This undated photo provided by the National World War II Museum shows Oberleutnant zur See Hans-Gunther Kuhlmann, center, saluting commander of the German U-boat U-166 on his boat. The U-166 was sunk in the Gulf Of Mexico in July of 1942, after sinking the U.S. passenger ship Robert E. Lee. Marine archaeologists using remote subs and sophisticated technology are studying the possible impact of the massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico on the wreckage of the U-boat and the ship it sunk during World War II. (AP Photo/National World War II Museum) MANDATORY CREDIT
    AP
  • Netherlands Ukraine Plane
    Graffiti under a railway bridge commemorates the victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in The Hague, Netherlands, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte says he is sending 40 unarmed military police to eastern Ukraine as part of a ramped-up effort to find the last victims of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 still at the crash site. Rutte told The Associated Press he is sending the police not as security for the site in rebel-held territory but as “extra hands and eyes to look for remaining remains and personal belongings” of victims.
    Mike Corder | AP Photo
  • Netherlands Ukraine Plane
    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte speaks at a press conference in The Hague, Netherlands, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Rutte says he is sending 40 unarmed military police to eastern Ukraine as part of a ramped-up effort to find the last victims of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 still at the crash site. Rutte told The Associated Press he is sending the police not as security for the site in rebel-held territory but as “extra hands and eyes to look for remaining remains and personal belongings” of victims.
    Mike Corder | AP Photo
  • Netherlands Ukraine Plane
    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte speaks at a press conference in The Hague, Netherlands, Thursday July 24, 2014. Rutte says he is sending 40 unarmed military police to eastern Ukraine as part of a ramped-up effort to find the last victims of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 still at the crash site. Rutte told The Associated Press he is sending the police not as security for the site in rebel-held territory but as “extra hands and eyes to look for remaining remains and personal belongings” of victims.
    Mike Corder | AP Photo
  • Veterans Health Care
    Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., right, with Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 24, 2014, on the Veterans Administration. The chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees offered competing new proposals to fix a veterans health care program scandalized by long waits and falsified records covering up the delays.
    AP Photo
  • Veterans Health Care
    Department of Veterans Affairs Acting Secretary Sloan Gibson testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 24, 2014, before the House Veterans' Affairs Committee to outline his actions for restoring trust to the beleaguered agency.
    AP Photo
  • Exchange Military Display
    ADVANCE FOR USE SATURDAY, JULY 26 AND THEREAFTER - In this July 1, 2014 photo, U.S. Air Force veteran Butch Ekstam, a real estate agent at Coldwell Banker Heart of America Realtors in Bloomington, Ill., stands by a display of medallions paying tribute to the Armed Forces around a new 25-foot flag pole outside his business. Ekstam wanted a way to honor veterans of all branches of the armed forces who served in war and peace. A pencil sketch by Ekstam turned into display of five circular plaques with the emblems of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and Air Force.
    The Pantagraph, Lori Ann Cook-Neisler | AP Photo
  • Exchange Military Display
    ADVANCE FOR USE SATURDAY, JULY 26 AND THEREAFTER - In this July 1, 2014 photo, Air U.S. Force Veteran Butch Ekstam, a real estate agent at Coldwell Banker Heart of America Realtors in Bloomington, Ill., poses by a new 25-foot flag pole outside his business. What started as a pencil sketch by Ekstam turned into display of five circular plaques with the emblems of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and Air Force on poles 3 feet above the ground surrounding the flag pole.
    The Pantagraph, Lori Ann Cook-Neisler | AP Photo
  • Obama Economic Patriotism
    President Barack Obama speaks about the economy at the Los Angeles Trade-Technical College in Los Angeles, Thursday, July 24, 2014, on the final day of his three-day West Coast trip. Striking a populist stand ahead of the midterm elections, Obama is demanding "economic patriotism" from American corporations that seek overseas mergers to avoid U.S. taxes. Obama and congressional Democrats are pushing to severely limit such deals, a move resisted by Republicans who argue the entire corporate tax code needs an overhaul.
    AP Photo
  • Obama Economic Patriotism
    President Barack Obama speaks about the economy at the Los Angeles Trade-Technical College in Los Angeles, Thursday, July 24, 2014, on the final day of his three-day West Coast trip. Striking a populist stand ahead of the midterm elections, Obama is demanding "economic patriotism" from American corporations that seek overseas mergers to avoid U.S. taxes. Obama and congressional Democrats are pushing to severely limit such deals, a move resisted by Republicans who argue the entire corporate tax code needs an overhaul.
    AP Photo
  • Obama
    President Barack Obama meets at Canter's Deli in Los Angeles, Thursday, July 24, 2014, with, from left, Kati Koster, Aaron Anderson, Joan Waddell, hidden, and Katrice Mubiru, on the final day of his three-day West Coast trip. Koster, Anderson, Waddell, and Mubiru wrote letters to the president about issues that included education, military veterans resources, and the economy.
    AP Photo
  • Obama
    President Barack Obama talks about his basketball game with customers at Canter's Deli in Los Angeles, Thursday, July 24, 2014, where he made a surprise appearance on the final day of his three-day West Coast trip.
    Los Angeles Times, Jay L. Clendenin, Pool | AP Photo
  • Oil Patch Tours
    This June 12, 2014 photo shows a pair of tanker trucks parked next to pumps at an oil-producing well in McKenzie County, N.D. More than 40 North Dakota lawmakers will go on a two-day bus tour beginning Aug. 26 of the state’s booming oil patch and its impact on the region. The North Dakota Petroleum Council-sponsored event is the second such tour that will precede a Legislative session in recent years. It’s a trip local officials hope will pay off with what they say is sorely needed additional state spending on oil patch infrastructure in the western part of the state.
    Charles Rex Arbogast | AP Photo
  • Execution Firing Squad
    Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Alex Kozinski poses for a portrait in the lobby of a Washington office building, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Kozinski, an influential federal appeals court judge said that the nation's third lethal injection execution to go awry in six months underscores his call to bring back firing squads. Kozinski said lethal injection was a "dishonest" attempt to disguise the brutal nature of capital punishment.
    J. David Ake | AP Photo
  • Execution Firing Squad
    Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Alex Kozinski poses for a portrait in the lobby of a Washington office building, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Kozinski, an influential federal appeals court judge said that the nation's third lethal injection execution to go awry in six months underscores his call to bring back firing squads. Kozinski said lethal injection was a "dishonest" attempt to disguise the brutal nature of capital punishment.
    J. David Ake | AP Photo
  • Mideast Palestinians Dressing The Dead
    Palestinian Ahmed Jadallah, center, 75, prepares a body for burial at the morgue of Kamal Adwan hospital in Beit Lahiya, northern Gaza Strip, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Over the past three decades, the 75-year-old Jadallah has dressed hundreds of 'martyrs' _ those killed in conflict with Israel. He said his volunteer work fulfills an Islamic commandment and that he hopes it will earn him a place in paradise.
    Lefteris Pitarakis | AP Photo
  • APTOPIX Mideast Palestinians Dressing The Dead
    Palestinian Ahmed Jadallah, 75, takes a break as he prepares a body for burial at the morgue of Kamal Adwan hospital in Beit Lahiya, northern Gaza Strip, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Over the past three decades, the 75-year-old Jadallah has dressed hundreds of 'martyrs' _ those killed in conflict with Israel. He said his volunteer work fulfills an Islamic commandment and that he hopes it will earn him a place in paradise.
    Lefteris Pitarakis | AP Photo
  • Mideast Palestinians Dressing The Dead
    Palestinian Ahmed Jadallah, left, 75, prepares a body for burial at the morgue of Kamal Adwan hospital in Beit Lahiya, northern Gaza Strip, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Over the past three decades, the 75-year-old Jadallah has dressed hundreds of 'martyrs' _ those killed in conflict with Israel. He said his volunteer work fulfills an Islamic commandment and that he hopes it will earn him a place in paradise.
    Lefteris Pitarakis | AP Photo
  • Mideast Palestinians Dressing The Dead
    Palestinian Ahmed Jadallah, 75, prepares a body for burial at the morgue of Kamal Adwan hospital in Beit Lahiya, northern Gaza Strip, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Over the past three decades, the 75-year-old Jadallah has dressed hundreds of 'martyrs' _ those killed in conflict with Israel. He said his volunteer work fulfills an Islamic commandment and that he hopes it will earn him a place in paradise.
    Lefteris Pitarakis | AP Photo
  • Mideast Palestinians Dressing The Dead
    Palestinian Ahmed Jadallah, 75, prepares a body for burial at the morgue of Kamal Adwan hospital in Beit Lahiya, northern Gaza Strip, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Over the past three decades, the 75-year-old Jadallah has dressed hundreds of 'martyrs' _ those killed in conflict with Israel. He said his volunteer work fulfills an Islamic commandment and that he hopes it will earn him a place in paradise.
    Lefteris Pitarakis | AP Photo
  • Mideast Palestinians Dressing The Dead
    Palestinian Ahmed Jadallah, centre, 75, prepares a child's body for burial at the morgue of Kamal Adwan hospital in Beit Lahiya, northern Gaza Strip, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Over the past three decades, the 75-year-old Jadallah has dressed hundreds of 'martyrs' _ those killed in conflict with Israel. He said his volunteer work fulfills an Islamic commandment and that he hopes it will earn him a place in paradise.
    Lefteris Pitarakis | AP Photo
  • Mideast Palestinians Dressing The Dead
    Palestinian Ahmed Jadallah, center, 75, prepares a body for burial at the morgue of Kamal Adwan hospital in Beit Lahiya, northern Gaza Strip, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Over the past three decades, the 75-year-old Jadallah has dressed hundreds of 'martyrs' _ those killed in conflict with Israel. He said his volunteer work fulfills an Islamic commandment and that he hopes it will earn him a place in paradise.
    Lefteris Pitarakis | AP Photo
  • APTOPICX Mideast Palestinians Dressing The Dead
    Palestinian Ahmed Jadallah, 75, prepares a body for burial at the morgue of Kamal Adwan hospital in Beit Lahiya, northern Gaza Strip, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Over the past three decades, the 75-year-old Jadallah has dressed hundreds of 'martyrs' _ those killed in conflict with Israel. He said his volunteer work fulfills an Islamic commandment and that he hopes it will earn him a place in paradise.
    Lefteris Pitarakis | AP Photo
  • Mideast Iraq
    Civilians inspect the site of a car bomb attack near a restaurant in central Baghdad's busy commercial Karradah neighborhood, Iraq, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Police officials say a double car bombing in central Baghdad has killed and wounded scores of people, hours after lawmakers elected the country's new president.
    Hadi Mizban | AP Photo
  • Aviations Bad Week
    A departure flight board displays various canceled and delayed flights in Ben Gurion International airport in Tel Aviv, Israel, Wednesday, July 23, 2014, after the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration imposed a 24-hour restriction on flights after a Hamas rocket landed within a mile of the airport. Aviation has suffered one of its worst weeks in memory, a cluster of disasters spanning three continents.
    Dan Balilty | AP Photo
  • France Algeria Plane
    Passersby walk past the Air Algerie company office, on the Opera Avenue in Paris Thursday July 24, 2014. A flight operated by Air Algerie has disappeared from radar while traveling from Burkina Faso in West Africa to Algiers. Authorities say it was carrying over 100 passengers and crew when air navigation services lost track of the Swiftair plane 50 minutes after takeoff earlier Thursday morning.
    Remy de la Mauviniere | AP Photo
  • Algeria Plane
    Vehicles are parked outside the Houari Boumedienne international airport near Algiers, Algeria, Thursday, July 24, 2014. An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali and "probably crashed" according to the plane's owner and government officials in France and Burkina Faso.
    Sidali Djarboub | AP Photo
  • Algeria Plane
    People stand next to an arrival information screen showing the delayed Air Algerie flight 5017 at the Houari Boumediene airport near Algiers, Algeria, Thursday, July 24, 2014. An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali and "probably crashed" according to the plane's owner and government officials in France and Burkina Faso.
    Sidali Djarboub | AP Photo
  • France Algeria Plane
    Passersby walk past the Air Algerie company office, on the Opera Avenue in Paris Thursday July 24, 2014. A flight operated by Air Algerie has disappeared from radar while traveling from Burkina Faso in West Africa to Algiers. Authorities say it was carrying over 100 passengers and crew when air navigation services lost track of the Swiftair plane 50 minutes after takeoff earlier this morning.
    Remy de la Mauviniere | AP Photo
  • Algeria Plane
    Air Algerie ground attendants sit behind their desk next to arrival and departure information screens at the Houari Boumediene airport near Algiers, Algeria, Thursday, July 24, 2014. An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali and "probably crashed" according to the plane's owner and government officials in France and Burkina Faso.
    Sidali Djarboub | AP Photo
  • Algeria Plane
    People stand next to an arrival information screen showing the delayed Air Algerie flight 5017 at the Houari Boumediene airport near Algiers, Algeria, Thursday, July 24, 2014. An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali and "probably crashed" according to the plane's owner and government officials in France and Burkina Faso.
    Sidali Djarboub | AP Photo
  • Algeria Plane
    An arrival information screen shows the delayed Air Algerie flight 5017 (top) at the Houari Boumediene airport near Algiers, Algeria, Thursday, July 24, 2014. An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali and "probably crashed" according to the plane's owner and government officials in France and Burkina Faso.
    Sidali Djarboub | AP Photo
  • US Iraq
    FILE - In this July 17, 2014, file photo,. Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Robert Menendez, D-N.J., gestures as she speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Menendez threatened Thursday, July 24, to block U.S. arms sales to Iraq if Congress doesn't get an assessment of Iraqi forces and assurances the weapons won't fall into the hands of extremist militants.
    J. Scott Applewhite, File | AP Photo
  • Obama Exporting Pollution
    ADVANCE FOR MONDAY, JULY 28, 2014, AT 12:01 A.M. AND THEREAFTER - In this May 22, 2014, photo, sunlight reflects off of a chunk of coal at Dominion Terminal Associates' coal terminal in Newport News, Va. As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off polluting fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America’s unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could create even more pollution.
    Patrick Semansky | AP Photo
  • Obama Exporting Pollution
    ADVANCE FOR MONDAY, JULY 28, 2014, AT 12:01 A.M. AND THEREAFTER - In this May 22, 2014 photo, a rainbow forms as sprinklers spray water to prevent coal dust from entering the air at Dominion Terminal Associates' coal terminal in Newport News, Va. As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America’s unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world. This fossil fuel trade threatens to undermine President Barack Obama’s strategy for reducing the gases blamed for climate change and reveals a little-discussed side effect of countries acting alone on a global problem.
    Patrick Semansky | AP Photo
  • US Obama Exporting Pollution
    ADVANCE FOR MONDAY, JULY 28, 2014, AT 12:01 A.M. AND THEREAFTER - This image provided by Trianel on July 24, 2013, shows an undated aerial view on the Trianel power plant in Luenen, western Germany. The 750-megawatt Trianel power plant relies completely on coal imports, about half from the U.S. Soon, all of Germany’s coal-fired power plants will be dependent on imports, with the country scheduled to halt all coal mining in 2018 when government subsidies end. Coal mining’s demise in Germany comes as the country is experiencing a resurgence in coal-fired power, one which the U.S. increasingly has helped supply.
    Trianel, Guenther Goldstein | AP Photo
  • US Obama Exporting Pollution
    ADVANCE FOR MONDAY, JULY 28, 2014, AT 12:01 A.M. AND THEREAFTER - This image provided by Trianel on July 24, 2013, shows workers watching coal being transported in the Trianel power plant in Luenen, western Germany. The 750-megawatt Trianel power plant relies completely on coal imports, about half from the U.S. Soon, all of Germany’s coal-fired power plants will be dependent on imports, with the country scheduled to halt all coal mining in 2018 when government subsidies end. Coal mining’s demise in Germany comes as the country is experiencing a resurgence in coal-fired power, one which the U.S. increasingly has helped supply.
    Trianel, Guenther Goldstein | AP Photo
  • US Obama Exporting Pollution
    ADVANCE FOR MONDAY, JULY 28, 2014, AT 12:01 A.M. AND THEREAFTER - The Trianel power plant is pictured in Luenen, Germany, Thursday, July 24, 2014. The 750-megawatt Trianel power plant relies completely on coal imports, about half from the U.S. Soon, all of Germany’s coal-fired power plants will be dependent on imports, with the country scheduled to halt all coal mining in 2018 when government subsidies end. Coal mining’s demise in Germany comes as the country is experiencing a resurgence in coal-fired power, one which the U.S. increasingly has helped supply.
    Martin Meissner | AP Photo
  • US Obama Exporting Pollution
    ADVANCE FOR MONDAY, JULY 28, 2014, AT 12:01 A.M. AND THEREAFTER - This image provided by Trianel on July 24, 2013 shows a crane unloading coal at the Trianel power plant in Luenen, western Germany. The 750-megawatt Trianel power plant relies completely on coal imports, about half from the U.S. Soon, all of Germany’s coal-fired power plants will be dependent on imports, with the country scheduled to halt all coal mining in 2018 when government subsidies end. Coal mining’s demise in Germany comes as the country is experiencing a resurgence in coal-fired power, one which the U.S. increasingly has helped supply.
    Trianel, Guenther Goldstein | AP Photo
  • US Obama Exporting Pollution
    ADVANCE FOR MONDAY, JULY 28, 2014, AT 12:01 A.M. AND THEREAFTER - The Trianel power plant is pictured in Luenen, Germany, Thursday, July 24, 2014. The 750-megawatt power plant relies completely on coal imports, about half from the U.S. Soon, all of Germany's coal-fired power plants will be dependent on imports, with the country scheduled to halt all coal mining in 2018 when government subsidies end.
    Martin Meissner | AP Photo
  • Obama Exporting Pollution
    ADVANCE FOR MONDAY, JULY 28, 2014, AT 12:01 A.M. AND THEREAFTER - In this May 22, 2014, photo, a large pile of coal sits in front of train cars carrying coal at Dominion Terminal Associates' coal terminal in Newport News, Va. Over the last six years, American energy companies have sent more coal than ever before to other parts of the world, in some cases to places with more lax environmental standards. As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America’s unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world, where they could create even more pollution.
    Patrick Semansky | AP Photo
  • Obama Exporting Pollution
    ADVANCE FOR MONDAY, JULY 28, 2014, AT 12:01 A.M. AND THEREAFTER - In this May 22, 2014, photo, the Kinder Morgan coal terminal is reflected in a pond at the adjacent Dominion Terminal Associates' coal terminal in Newport News, Va. As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America’s unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world, where they could create even more pollution. Over the last six years, as the U.S. cut coal consumption by 195 million tons, about 20 percent of that coal was shipped overseas, according to an AP analysis of Energy Department data.
    Patrick Semansky | AP Photo
  • Obama Exporting Pollution
    ADVANCE FOR MONDAY, JULY 28, 2014, AT 12:01 A.M. AND THEREAFTER - In this May 22, 2014, photo, homeowner Bob Parsons points to storm waterlines on his garage door in Norfolk, Va. Despite frequent flooding in the neighborhood, Parsons plans to raise his home and stay put. Norfolk’s rapid rate of sea level rise is a combination of subsidence, the city is sinking, and global sea level rise. Global warming impacts sea level in two ways: As the oceans warm sea water expands and more water is being added to the ocean as ice melts over land. The nexus of the challenge, and its international conundrum, can be found in Norfolk, a low-lying coastal community exports more coal than any place in the U.S. "Sure, there is a connection between them, what gets exported out of here and burned and the sea level rise," said Parsons. "They are still burning it. They are still polluting the atmosphere."
    Patrick Semansky | AP Photo
  • Obama Exporting Pollution
    ADVANCE FOR MONDAY, JULY 28, 2014, AT 12:01 A.M. AND THEREAFTER - In this May 21, 2014, photo, newly reclaimed wetlands stand where a park once was in front of a house in a flood-prone neighborhood in Norfolk, Va. Officials hope the wetlands will help manage flooding from storm water runoff and high tides, while many residents are applying for access to federal funds to raise their homes. Norfolk’s rapid rate of sea level rise is a combination of subsidence, the city is sinking, and global sea level rise. Global warming impacts sea level in two ways: As the oceans warm sea water expands and more water is being added to the ocean as ice melts over land.
    Patrick Semansky | AP Photo
  • Obama Exporting Pollution
    ADVANCE FOR MONDAY, JULY 28, 2014, AT 12:01 A.M. AND THEREAFTER - In this May 22, 2014, photo, train cars containing coal roll into an unloading facility at Dominion Terminal Associates' coal terminal in Newport News, Va. As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America’s unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world, where they could create even more pollution. With companies looking to double America’s coal exports, the nation’s growing position in the global energy trade could make global warming worse, fueling the world’s demand for coal when many experts say most fossil fuels should remain in the ground to avert the most disastrous effects of climate change.
    Patrick Semansky | AP Photo
  • Obama Exporting Pollution
    ADVANCE FOR MONDAY, JULY 28, 2014, AT 12:01 A.M. AND THEREAFTER - In this May 22, 2014, photo, empty train cars, front, sit in a yard after having their loads of coal unloaded at Norfolk Southern's Lamberts Point coal terminal in Norfolk, Va. As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America’s unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world. It’s a global shell game on fossil fuels that at the very least makes the U.S. appear to be making more progress on global warming than it actually is, because it shifts some of the pollution, and the burden for cleaning it up, onto another country’s balance sheet.
    Patrick Semansky | AP Photo
  • Obama Exporting Pollution
    ADVANCE FOR MONDAY, JULY 28, 2014, AT 12:01 A.M. AND THEREAFTER - In this May 22, 2014, photo, a ship is docked at Norfolk Southern's Lamberts Point coal terminal as a man plays golf in Norfolk, Va. As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America’s unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world, where they could create even more pollution.
    Patrick Semansky | AP Photo
  • Obama Exporting Pollution
    ADVANCE FOR MONDAY, JULY 28, 2014, AT 12:01 A.M. AND THEREAFTER - In this May 22, 2014, photo, Joe Cook, an activist with the Virginia chapter of the Sierra Club, displays a substance that he scraped from a windowsill in homeowner Timothy Taylor's house in Norfolk, Va. Cook and Taylor's mother, Catherine, believe the substance is coal dust emitted from freight trains running behind the home to Norfolk Southern's nearby Lamberts Point coal terminal, and with the belief that the discovery is a health concern for local residents, he is urging for a reduction in coal exports out of Norfolk. As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America’s unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world, where they could create even more pollution. Companies in and around Norfolk export more coal than any place in the U.S.
    Patrick Semansky | AP Photo
  • Obama Exporting Pollution
    ADVANCE FOR MONDAY, JULY 28, 2014, AT 12:01 A.M. AND THEREAFTER - Coal is unloaded at the Trianel power plant in Luenen, Germany, Thursday, July 24, 2014. The 750-megawatt power plant relies completely on coal imports, about half from the U.S. Soon, all of Germany's coal-fired power plants will be dependent on imports, with the country scheduled to halt all coal mining in 2018 when government subsidies end. As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America’s unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world, where they could create even more pollution.
    Martin Meissner | AP Photo
  • Hanna Nicolet
    In this photo provided by her campaign is Hannah Nicollet, Independence Party candidate for Minnesota Governor. Nicollet has failed to qualify for a public campaign subsidy in the Minnesota race. That means the eventual Democratic and Republican nominees are in line for even bigger public checks and she will miss out on more than $219,000 to spread her message.
    Hannah Nicollet for Governor | AP Photo
  • Mideast Iraq
    A boy holds copies of the Quran, Islam's holy book, and religious books from the ruins of the destroyed Mosque of The Prophet Younis, or Jonah, in Mosul, 225 miles (360 kilometers) northwest of Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, July 24, 2014. The revered Muslim shrine was destroyed on Thursday by militants who overran the city in June and imposed their harsh interpretation of Islamic law. The mosque was built on an archaeological site dating back to 8th century BC, and is said to be the burial place of the prophet, who in stories from both the Bible and Quran is swallowed by a whale.
    Uncredited | AP Photo
  • Mideast Iraq
    People inspect the destroyed Mosque of The Prophet Younis, or Jonah, in Mosul, 225 miles (360 kilometers) northwest of Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, July 24, 2014. The revered Muslim shrine was destroyed on Thursday by militants who overran the city in June and imposed their harsh interpretation of Islamic law. The mosque was built on an archaeological site dating back to 8th century BC, and is said to be the burial place of the prophet, who in stories from both the Bible and Quran is swallowed by a whale.
    Uncredited | AP Photo
  • Mideast Iraq
    People walk on the rubble of the destroyed Mosque of The Prophet Younis, or Jonah, in Mosul, 225 miles (360 kilometers) northwest of Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, July 24, 2014. The revered Muslim shrine was destroyed on Thursday by militants who overran the city in June and imposed their harsh interpretation of Islamic law. The mosque was built on an archaeological site dating back to 8th century BC, and is said to be the burial place of the prophet, who in stories from both the Bible and Quran is swallowed by a whale.
    Uncredited | AP Photo
  • Mideast Iraq
    People walk on the rubble of the destroyed Mosque of The Prophet Younis, or Jonah, in Mosul, 225 miles (360 kilometers) northwest of Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, July 24, 2014. The revered Muslim shrine was destroyed on Thursday by militants who overran the city in June and imposed their harsh interpretation of Islamic law. The mosque was built on an archaeological site dating back to 8th century BC, and is said to be the burial place of the prophet, who in stories from both the Bible and Quran is swallowed by a whale.
    Uncredited | AP Photo
  • Mideast Iraq
    People walk on the rubble of the destroyed Mosque of The Prophet Younis, or Jonah, in Mosul, 225 miles (360 kilometers) northwest of Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, July 24, 2014. The revered Muslim shrine was destroyed on Thursday by militants who overran the city in June and imposed their harsh interpretation of Islamic law. The mosque was built on an archaeological site dating back to 8th century BC, and is said to be the burial place of the prophet, who in stories from both the Bible and Quran is swallowed by a whale.
    Uncredited | AP Photo
  • Mideast Iraq
    People inspect the destroyed Mosque of The Prophet Younis, or Jonah in Mosul, 225 miles (360 kilometers) northwest of Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, July 24, 2014. The revered Muslim shrine was destroyed on Thursday by militants who overran the city in June and imposed their harsh interpretation of Islamic law. The mosque was built on an archaeological site dating back to 8th century BC, and is said to be the burial place of the prophet, who in stories from both the Bible and Quran is swallowed by a whale.
    Uncredited | AP Photo
  • Mideast Iraq
    People pick through the rubble of the destroyed Mosque of The Prophet Younis, or Jonah, in Mosul, 225 miles (360 kilometers) northwest of Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, July 24, 2014. The revered Muslim shrine was destroyed on Thursday by militants who overran the city in June and imposed their harsh interpretation of Islamic law. The mosque was built on an archaeological site dating back to 8th century BC, and is said to be the burial place of the prophet, who in stories from both the Bible and Quran is swallowed by a whale.
    Uncredited | AP Photo
  • Mideast Iraq
    In this Saturday, July 19, 2014 the Mosque of The Prophet Younis, or Jonah, in Mosul, 225 miles (360 kilometers) northwest of Baghdad, Iraq. The revered Muslim shrine was destroyed on Thursday, July 24, 2014 by militants who overran the city in June and imposed their harsh interpretation of Islamic law. The mosque was built on an archaeological site dating back to 8th century BC, and is said to be the burial place of the prophet, who in stories from both the Bible and Quran is swallowed by a whale.
    Uncredited | AP Photo
  • Mideast Israel President
    Newly sworn-in Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, top row, from second left, and Parliament Speaker Yuli Edelstein applaud outgoing President Shimon Peres as other parliament members also join them during a ceremony at the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in Jerusalem on Thursday, July 24, 2014. Israel's lawmakers on Thursday swore in Rivlin from the hard-line Likud party as the country's new president, replacing Nobel Peace laureate Peres, who had promoted peace throughout his long political career but whose term ended as Israel is fighting a war against Hamas in Gaza.
    Ronen Zvulun, Pool | AP Photo
  • Mideast Israel
    Incoming Israeli President Reuven Rivlin (2nd R) and his wife Nechama (3rd R) arrive to Rivlin's swearing-in ceremony at the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in Jerusalem, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shimon Peres ended his term as president of Israel on Thursday — a man who symbolizes hopes for peace capping a seven-decade public career amid the brutal reality of war. Peres handed the ceremonial but high-profile presidency over to Reuven Rivlin, a legislator from the hawkish Likud Party.
    Ronen Zvulun, Pool | AP Photo
  • Mideast Israel
    Outgoing Israeli President Shimon Peres (R) hugs Newly sworn-in President Reuven Rivlin during a ceremony at the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in Jerusalem, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shimon Peres ended his term as president of Israel on Thursday — a man who symbolizes hopes for peace capping a seven-decade public career amid the brutal reality of war. Peres handed the ceremonial but high-profile presidency over to Reuven Rivlin, a legislator from the hawkish Likud Party.
    Ronen Zvulun, Pool | AP Photo
  • Mideast Israel
    Newly sworn-in Israeli President Reuven Rivlin gestures during a ceremony at the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in Jerusalem, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shimon Peres ended his term as president of Israel on Thursday — a man who symbolizes hopes for peace capping a seven-decade public career amid the brutal reality of war. Peres handed the ceremonial but high-profile presidency over to Reuven Rivlin, a legislator from the hawkish Likud Party.
    Ronen Zvulun, Pool | AP Photo
  • Mideast Israel President
    Newly sworn-in Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, from left, and Parliament Speaker Yuli Edelstein applaud outgoing President Shimon Peres during a ceremony at the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in Jerusalem on Thursday, July 24, 2014. Israel's lawmakers on Thursday swore in Rivlin from the hard-line Likud party as the country's new president, replacing Nobel Peace laureate Peres, who had promoted peace throughout his long political career but whose term ended as Israel is fighting a war against Hamas in Gaza.
    Ronen Zvulun, Pool | AP Photo
  • Mideast Israel
    Outgoing Israeli President Shimon Peres speaks during the swearing-in ceremony of incoming President Reuven Rivlin at the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in Jerusalem, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shimon Peres ended his term as president of Israel on Thursday — a man who symbolizes hopes for peace capping a seven-decade public career amid the brutal reality of war. Peres handed the ceremonial but high-profile presidency over to Reuven Rivlin, a legislator from the hawkish Likud Party.
    Ronen Zvulun, Pool | AP Photo
  • Mideast Israel
    Incoming Israeli President Reuven Rivlin is sworn in during a ceremony at the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in Jerusalem, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shimon Peres ended his term as president of Israel on Thursday — a man who symbolizes hopes for peace capping a seven-decade public career amid the brutal reality of war. Peres handed the ceremonial but high-profile presidency over to Reuven Rivlin, a legislator from the hawkish Likud Party.
    Ronen Zvulun, Pool | AP Photo
  • Fukushima Report
    FILE - This Nov. 12, 2011, file photo, shows workers in protective suits and masks as they wait to enter the emergency operation center at the crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power station in Okuma, Japan. A U.S. science advisory report says a key lesson from Japan’s Fukushima nuclear accident is that the nation’s nuclear industry needs to focus more on the highly unlikely but super-serious worst case scenarios and radiation traveling further than previously figured.
    David Guttenfelder, File | AP Photo
  • Fukushima Report
    FILE - This March 24, 2011, file photo shows a young evacuee being screened at a shelter for leaked radiation from the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant in Fukushima, Fukushima prefecture, Japan. A U.S. science advisory report says a key lesson from Japan’s Fukushima nuclear accident is that the nation’s nuclear industry needs to focus more on the highly unlikely but super-serious worst case scenarios and radiation traveling further than previously figured.
    Wally Santana, File | AP Photo
  • Perry Tech Fund
    In this June 27, 2014 photo, weeds grow on a barbed wire fence at the home address for Targazyme, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company in Floresville, Texas. The company received more than $1 million in taxpayer dollars from Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s Emerging Technology Fund, but the stem-cell startup operates out of California and employs most its workers there.
    Eric Gay | AP Photo
  • Perry Tech Fund
    In this June 27, 2014 photo, a tire swing hangs outside the home address for Targazyme, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company in Floresville, Texas. The company received more than $1 million in taxpayer dollars from Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s Emerging Technology Fund, but the stem-cell startup operates out of California and employs most its workers there.
    Eric Gay | AP Photo
  • Perry Tech Fund
    In this June 27, 2014 photo, a cactus grows at the home address for Targazyme, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company in Floresville, Texas. The company received more than $1 million in taxpayer dollars from Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s Emerging Technology Fund, but the stem-cell startup operates out of California and employs most its workers there.
    Eric Gay | AP Photo
  • Perry Tech Fund
    In this June 2, 2014 photo, a pathway leads up to the gate to a property at the home address for Targazyme, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company in Floresville, Texas. The company received more than $1 million in taxpayer dollars from Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s Emerging Technology Fund, but the stem-cell startup operates out of California and employs most its workers there.
    Eric Gay | AP Photo
  • Kenya Violence
    Kenyan police officers load the body of a female tourist into a police vehicle in Mombasa, Kenya, Thursday, July 24, 2014. A Kenya police official says a female tourist has been shot dead in the coastal town of Mombasa, the second foreigner shot in same area this month.
    AP Photo
  • Joseph Lieberman-Yeshiva University
    FILE - This Dec. 10, 2012 file photo, then U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman, I-Conn. gestures during a news conference at the state capitol in Hartford, Conn. Lieberman, who represented Connecticut in the U.S. Senate between 1989 and 2013, has been appointed a professor at Yeshiva University for the coming school year.
    Jessica Hill, File | AP Photo
  • Veterans Health Care
    House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Jeff Miller, R-Fla., holds up two pages of resource requests from the Department of Veterans Affairs on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 24, 2014, as he questions Department of Veterans Affairs acting secretary Sloan Gibson on how to restore trust to the beleaguered agency.
    AP Photo
  • Arizona Execution Account
    Associated Press reporter Astrid Galvan, a witness to the nearly two hour long execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood, talks about the details of what she saw at the state prison on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Florence, Ariz. Wood was convicted in the 1989 shooting deaths of Debbie Dietz, 29, and Gene Dietz, 55, at an auto repair shop in Tucson.
    AP Photo
  • Arizona Execution Account
    Associated Press reporter Astrid Galvan, a witness to the nearly two hour long execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood, talks about the details of what she saw at the state prison on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Florence, Ariz. Wood was convicted in the 1989 shooting deaths of Debbie Dietz, 29, and Gene Dietz, 55, at an auto repair shop in Tucson.
    AP Photo
  • Ukraine
    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk speaks in the parliament in Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Arseniy Yatsenyuk announced his resignation Thursday, a move that opens the way for new elections that would reflect a the country’s starkly changed political scene after the ouster of pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych in February.
    Andrew Kravchenko, Pool | AP Photo
  • Ukraine
    FILE - In this Thursday, March 6, 2014 file photo, Ukraine's Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk attends a news conference at an EU summit in Brussels. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk announced his resignation on Thursday, July 24, 2014 following turmoil in government. Yatsenyuk made the announcement from the dais of the parliament after two parties said they would pull out of the governing coalition.
    Geert Vanden Wijngaert, File | AP Photo
  • Health Overhaul Uncertain Subsidies
    FILE - In this March 31, 2014 file photo, people sign up for the Affordable Care Act at Swope Health Services, in Kansas City, Mo. The Associated Press interviewed insurance agents, health counselors and attorneys around the country who said they received varying subsidy amounts for the same consumers.
    Charlie Riedel, File | AP Photo
  • Health Care Uncertain Subsidies
    In this photo taken on Tuesday, July 15, 2014, insurance agent Jo Ann Charron, left, talks with her administrative assistant Enedelia Morales during a meeting about details on a clients' insurance coverage at the Benefits Dallas offices in Dallas. Some consumers who purchased insurance under the new health law are confused because they received varying subsidy amounts and are now stuck in lengthy appeals processes trying to figure out which estimate if accurate. Charron said the different estimates her clients received varied between $50 to $100 a month.
    LM Otero | AP Photo
  • Health Care Uncertain Subsidies
    In this photo taken on Tuesday, July 15, 2014, insurance agent Jo Ann Charron, left, talks with her administrative assistant Enedelia Morales during a meeting about details on a clients' insurance coverage at the Benefits Dallas offices in Dallas. Some consumers who purchased insurance under the new health law are confused because they received varying subsidy amounts and are now stuck in lengthy appeals processes trying to figure out which estimate if accurate. Charron said the different estimates her clients received varied between $50 to $100 a month.
    LM Otero | AP Photo
  • Health Care Uncertain Subsidies
    In this photo taken on Tuesday, July 15, 2014, insurance agent Jo Ann Charron poses for a photo at the Benefits Dallas offices in Dallas. Some consumers who purchased insurance under the new health law are confused because they received varying subsidy amounts and are now stuck in lengthy appeals processes trying to figure out which estimate if accurate. Charron said the different estimates her clients received varied between $50 to $100 a month.
    LM Otero | AP Photo
  • Mideast Israel Palestinians UN
    Israel's President Shimon Peres speaks during a statements with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, at the President's residence in Jerusalem, Wednesday, July 23, 2014.
    Sebastian Scheiner | AP Photo
  • Candidates-Criminal Pasts
    In this photo taken on Thursday, July 17, 2014, Rico White a candidate for Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners, introduces himself to audience members during meet the candidate night at the MLive Kalamazoo Gazette in Kalamazoo, Mich. Two of the four candidates seeking the same seat on the county's Board of Commissioners have criminal histories, according to police and court records. White was convicted of two felonies in the 1990s, including assault with a dangerous weapon, while Stephanie Moore has been convicted of four misdemeanors, most recently in 2008, the Kalamazoo Gazette reported. (AP Photo/Kalamazoo Gazette-MLive Media Group, Katie Alaimo) ALL LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION INTERNET OUT) ALL LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION INTERNET OUT
    Katie Alaimo | AP
  • Candidates-Criminal Pasts
    In this photo taken on Thursday, July 17, 2014, Stephanie Moore, a candidate for Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners, speaks during meet the candidate night at the MLive Kalamazoo Gazette in Kalamazoo, Mich. Two of the four candidates seeking the same seat on the county's Board of Commissioners have criminal histories, according to police and court records. Rico White was convicted of two felonies in the 1990s, including assault with a dangerous weapon, while Moore has been convicted of four misdemeanors, most recently in 2008, the Kalamazoo Gazette reported. (AP Photo/Kalamazoo Gazette-MLive Media Group, Katie Alaimo) ALL LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION INTERNET OUT) ALL LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION INTERNET OUT
    Katie Alaimo | AP
  • Candidates-Criminal Pasts
    In this photo taken on Thursday, July 17, 2014, Stephanie Moore, a candidate for Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners, speaks with audience members during meet the candidate night at the MLive Kalamazoo Gazette in Kalamazoo, Mich. Two of the four candidates seeking the same seat on the county's Board of Commissioners have criminal histories, according to police and court records. Rico White was convicted of two felonies in the 1990s, including assault with a dangerous weapon, while Moore has been convicted of four misdemeanors, most recently in 2008, the Kalamazoo Gazette reported. (AP Photo/Kalamazoo Gazette-MLive Media Group, Katie Alaimo) ALL LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION INTERNET OUT) ALL LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION INTERNET OUT
    Katie Alaimo | AP
  • Candidates-Criminal Pasts
    In this photo taken on Thursday, July 17, 2014, Rico White a candidate for Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners, shakes hands with Larry Schlack during meet the candidate night at the MLive Kalamazoo Gazette in Kalamazoo, Mich. Two of the four candidates seeking the same seat on the county's Board of Commissioners have criminal histories, according to police and court records. White was convicted of two felonies in the 1990s, including assault with a dangerous weapon, while Stephanie Moore has been convicted of four misdemeanors, most recently in 2008, the Kalamazoo Gazette reported. (AP Photo/Kalamazoo Gazette-MLive Media Group, Katie Alaimo) ALL LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION INTERNET OUT) ALL LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION INTERNET OUT
    Katie Alaimo | AP
  • Spain Algeria Plane
    A plane taking off is reflected in a building that houses the Spanish Swiftair airline in Madrid, Spain,Thursday, July 24, 2014. An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali, officials said. France's foreign minister said no wreckage had been found, but that the plane "probably crashed." The flight was being operated by Spanish airline Swiftair, the company said in a statement, and the plane belonged to Swiftair. The flight crew was Spanish.
    Paul White | AP Photo
  • Spain Algeria Plane
    A man wearing a shirt with a Swiftair logo and carrying a Swiftair folder enters the Spanish airline's office in Madrid, Spain, Thursday, July 24, 2014. An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali, officials said. The flight was being operated by Spanish airline Swiftair, the company said in a statement, and the plane belonged to Swiftair. The flight crew was Spanish.
    Paul White | AP Photo
  • Pampa Museum Bomb
    In this photo taken on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, workers push an empty B53 nuclear bomb casing to its new home at the Freedom Museum USA in Pampa, Texas. Museum board president John Triplehorn says the item portrays U.S. history and the role played by the military. The former bomb is on loan to the museum for two years.
    The Amarillo Globe News, Jim McBride | AP Photo
  • Veterans Affairs
    Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., , speaks to reporters on Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, July 23, 2014, about reforming the vast health care system responsible for treating the nation's veterans. The Senate Veterans Affairs Committee endorsed former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald to be the new secretary of Veterans Affairs. The panel's unanimously vote came one day after a nomination hearing in which he faced no opposition.
    J. Scott Applewhite | AP Photo
  • Mideast Israel Palestinians
    A Palestinian child, wounded in an Israeli strike on a compound housing a U.N. school in Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip, cries at the emergency room of the Kamal Adwan hospital in Beit Lahiya, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Israeli tank shells hit the compound, killing more than a dozen people and wounding dozens more who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets outside. Gaza health official Ashraf al-Kidra says the dead and injured in the school compound were among hundreds of people seeking shelter from heavy fighting in the area.
    Lefteris Pitarakis | AP Photo
  • Mideast Israel Palestinians
    A Palestinian man carries a child, wounded in an Israeli strike on a compound housing a U.N. school in Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip, towards the emergency room of the Kamal Adwan hospital in Beit Lahiya, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Israeli tank shells hit the compound, killing more than a dozen people and wounding dozens more who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets outside. Gaza health official Ashraf al-Kidra says the dead and injured in the school compound were among hundreds of people seeking shelter from heavy fighting in the area.
    Lefteris Pitarakis | AP Photo
  • APTOPIX Mideast Israel Palestinians
    Palestinian children, wounded in an Israeli strike on a compound housing a U.N. school in Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip, lay on the floor of an emergency room at the Kamal Adwan hospital in Beit Lahiya, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Israeli tank shells hit the compound, killing more than a dozen people and wounding dozens more who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets outside. Gaza health official Ashraf al-Kidra says the dead and injured in the school compound were among hundreds of people seeking shelter from heavy fighting in the area.
    Lefteris Pitarakis | AP Photo
  • Mideast Israel Palestinians
    A Palestinian youth carries a child, wounded in an Israeli strike on a compound housing a U.N. school in Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip, into the emergency room of the Kamal Adwan hospital in Beit Lahiya, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Israeli tank shells hit the compound, killing more than a dozen people and wounding dozens more who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets outside. Gaza health official Ashraf al-Kidra says the dead and injured in the school compound were among hundreds of people seeking shelter from heavy fighting in the area.
    Lefteris Pitarakis | AP Photo
  • Mideast Israel Palestinians
    A Palestinian man cries after bringing a child, wounded in an Israeli strike on a compound housing a U.N. school in Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip, to the emergency room room of the Kamal Adwan hospital in Beit Lahiya, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Israeli tank shells hit the compound, killing more than a dozen people and wounding dozens more who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets outside. Gaza health official Ashraf al-Kidra says the dead and injured in the school compound were among hundreds of people seeking shelter from heavy fighting in the area.
    Lefteris Pitarakis | AP Photo
  • Mideast Israel Palestinians
    Palestinian medics treat a child wounded in an Israeli strike on a compound housing a U.N. school in Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip, at the emergency room of the Kamal Adwan hospital in Beit Lahiya, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Israeli tank shells hit the compound, killing more than a dozen people and wounding dozens more who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets outside. Gaza health official Ashraf al-Kidra says the dead and injured in the school compound were among hundreds of people seeking shelter from heavy fighting in the area.
    Lefteris Pitarakis | AP Photo
  • APTOPIX Mideast Israel Palestinians
    A Palestinian boy cries after watching his wounded relatives being rushed to emergency rooms at the Nasser hospital following an Israeli air strike in Khan Younis, the southern Gaza Strip, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Israeli troops backed by tanks and aerial drones clashed with Hamas fighters armed with rocket-propelled grenades and assault rifles on the outskirts of Khan Younis, killing many militants, according to a Palestinian health official. Hundreds of people fled their homes as the battle unfolded, flooding into the streets with what few belongings they could carry, many with children in tow. They said they were seeking shelter in nearby U.N. schools.
    Hatem Ali | AP Photo
  • Gates United States Diplomacy
    FILE - In this June, 2011 file photo, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates points to a question during a media availability at the Pentagon in Washington. Gates says he's worried there's a perception of the United States "disengaging" from global affairs.
    Alex Brandon | AP Photo
  • Mideast Iraq
    FILE - In this Tuesday, July 27, 2010, file photo, Acting Speaker Fouad Massoum speaks to the press after an Iraqi Parliament session in Baghdad, Iraq. Kurdish Massoum was named Iraq’s new president on Thursday, Massoum, 76, one of the founders of President Jalal Talabani’s Patriotic Union of Kurdistan party, known as PUK, accepted the position after winning two-thirds of the votes, noting the “huge security, political and economic tasks" facing the government.
    Hadi Mizban, File | AP Photo
  • Mideast Iraq
    FILE - in this Thursday July 29, 2004, file photo, Fouad Massoum speaks during a press conference in Baghdad, Iraq. Kurdish politician Fouad Massoum was named Iraq’s new president on Thursday, Massoum, 76, one of the founders of President Jalal Talabani’s Patriotic Union of Kurdistan party, known as PUK, accepted the position after winning two-thirds of the votes, noting the “huge security, political and economic tasks" facing the government.
    Mohammed Uraibi, File | AP Photo
  • Mideast Iraq
    FILE - In this Tuesday July 27, 2004, file photo, Fouad Massoum speaks during a press conference in Baghdad, Iraq. Kurdish politician Massoum was named Iraq’s new president on Thursday, Massoum, 76, one of the founders of President Jalal Talabani’s Patriotic Union of Kurdistan party, known as PUK, accepted the position after winning two-thirds of the votes, noting the “huge security, political and economic tasks" facing the government.
    Hadi Mizban, File | AP Photo
  • Ukraine Donetsk Turmoil
    Damage inflicted where a missile punched, two days before, a gaping hole in the wall of Alexander Litvinenko's ninth-floor apartment, in Donetsk, Ukraine. The 53-year-old college philosophy teacher had just stepped into his study to check the news online, barely escaping death. Others in the residential neighborhood in northwest Donetsk were less fortunate. Five civilians were killed and 12 injured in fighting between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian rebels on Monday, according to the mayor’s office. Residents in the rebel-held city are blaming Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, who has promised to stamp out the uprising in the eastern part of the country.
    Vadim Ghirda | AP Photo
  • Ukraine Donetsk Turmoil
    In this picture taken on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, Soviet era drawings depicting the recommended procedures for civilians in the event of bombing are seen on the walls of a bomb shelter, in Donetsk, Ukraine. Five civilians were killed and 12 injured in fighting between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian rebels on Monday, according to the mayor’s office. Residents in the rebel-held city are blaming Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, who has promised to stamp out the uprising in the eastern part of the country.
    Vadim Ghirda | AP Photo
  • Ukraine
    In this photo taken on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, Alexander Litvinenko speaks of the damage inflicted where a missile hit, two days before, leaving a gaping hole in the wall of his ninth-floor apartment, in Donetsk, Ukraine. The 53-year-old college philosophy teacher had just stepped into his study to check the news online, barely escaping death. Others in the residential neighborhood in northwest Donetsk were less fortunate. Five civilians were killed and 12 injured in fighting between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian rebels on Monday, according to the mayor’s office. Residents in the rebel-held city are blaming Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, who has promised to stamp out the uprising in the eastern part of the country.
    Vadim Ghirda | AP Photo
  • Ukraine Donetsk Turmoil
    In this photo taken on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, a man walks his child past the shoes of a civilian fatality, victim of a Ukrainian army shelling, two days ago, in Donetsk, Ukraine, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Five civilians were killed and 12 injured in fighting between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian rebels on Monday, according to the mayor’s office. Residents in the rebel-held city are blaming Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, who has promised to stamp out the uprising in the eastern part of the country.
    Vadim Ghirda | AP Photo
  • Ukraine Donetsk Turmoil
    In this picture taken on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, a pro-Russian insurgent walks out of a room in a bomb shelter, in Donetsk, Ukraine. Five civilians were killed and 12 injured in fighting between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian rebels on Monday, according to the mayor’s office. Residents in the rebel-held city are blaming Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, who has promised to stamp out the uprising in the eastern part of the country.
    Vadim Ghirda | AP Photo
  • Ukraine Donetsk Turmoil
    In this picture taken on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, Soviet era drawings depicting the recommended procedures for civilians in the event of bombing are seen on the walls of a bomb shelter, in Donetsk, Ukraine. Five civilians were killed and 12 injured in fighting between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian rebels on Monday, according to the mayor’s office. Residents in the rebel-held city are blaming Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, who has promised to stamp out the uprising in the eastern part of the country.
    Vadim Ghirda | AP Photo
  • Ukraine Donetsk Turmoil
    In this photo taken on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, Alexander Litvinenko speaks of the damage inflicted where a missile hit, two days before, leaving a gaping hole in the wall of his ninth-floor apartment, in Donetsk, Ukraine. The 53-year-old college philosophy teacher had just stepped into his study to check the news online, barely escaping death. Others in the residential neighborhood in northwest Donetsk were less fortunate. Five civilians were killed and 12 injured in fighting between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian rebels on Monday, according to the mayor’s office. Residents in the rebel-held city are blaming Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, who has promised to stamp out the uprising in the eastern part of the country.
    Vadim Ghirda | AP Photo
  • Ukraine Donetsk Turmoil
    In this photo taken on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, a man walks his child past the shoes of a civilian fatality, victim of a Ukrainian army shelling, two days ago, in Donetsk, Ukraine. Five civilians were killed and 12 injured in fighting between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian rebels on Monday, according to the mayor’s office. Residents in the rebel-held city are blaming Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, who has promised to stamp out the uprising in the eastern part of the country.
    Vadim Ghirda | AP Photo
  • Ukraine Donetsk Turmoil
    In this photo taken on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, Alexander Litvinenko speaks of the damage inflicted where a missile punched, two days before, a gaping hole in the wall of his ninth-floor apartment, in Donetsk, Ukraine. The 53-year-old college philosophy teacher had just stepped into his study to check the news online, barely escaping death. Others in the residential neighborhood in northwest Donetsk were less fortunate. Five civilians were killed and 12 injured in fighting between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian rebels on Monday, according to the mayor’s office. Residents in the rebel-held city are blaming Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, who has promised to stamp out the uprising in the eastern part of the country.
    Vadim Ghirda | AP Photo
  • Ukraine
    In this photo taken on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, Alexander Litvinenko points to damage inflicted where a missile hit, two days before, leaving a gaping hole in the wall of his ninth-floor apartment, in Donetsk, Ukraine. The 53-year-old college philosophy teacher had just stepped into his study to check the news online, barely escaping death. Others in the residential neighborhood in northwest Donetsk were less fortunate. Five civilians were killed and 12 injured in fighting between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian rebels on Monday, according to the mayor’s office. Residents in the rebel-held city are blaming Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, who has promised to stamp out the uprising in the eastern part of the country.
    Vadim Ghirda | AP Photo
  • Ukraine Donetsk Turmoil
    In this photo taken on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, the black and orange St. George's ribbon, a symbol traditionally worn on WWII Victory Day celebrations, which has become widely associated with the pro-Russian insurgents in Ukraine, holds a girls ponytail in Donetsk, Ukraine. Five civilians were killed and 12 injured in fighting between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian rebels on Monday, according to the mayor’s office. Residents in the rebel-held city are blaming Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, who has promised to stamp out the uprising in the eastern part of the country.
    Vadim Ghirda | AP Photo
  • Ukraine Donetsk Turmoil
    Damage inflicted where a missile punched, two days before, a gaping hole in the wall of Alexander Litvinenko's ninth-floor apartment, in Donetsk, Ukraine. The 53-year-old college philosophy teacher had just stepped into his study to check the news online, barely escaping death. Others in the residential neighborhood in northwest Donetsk were less fortunate. Five civilians were killed and 12 injured in fighting between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian rebels on Monday, according to the mayor’s office. Residents in the rebel-held city are blaming Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, who has promised to stamp out the uprising in the eastern part of the country.
    Vadim Ghirda | AP Photo
  • Wall Street
    FILE - The New York Stock Exchange is shown, in this Aug. 9, 2011 file photo taken in New York. World shares were rattled Thursday July 24, 2014 by reports the European Union is weighing stiffer financial sanctions against Russia. .
    Mark Lennihan, File | AP Photo
  • Poland CIA Prison
    FILE - In this Friday, Dec. 16, 2005 file photo, a watch tower overlooks the area near the Polish intelligence school just outside of Stare Kiejkuty, Poland. The installation had become the focal point of allegations of secret CIA prisons in Poland. Europe's top human rights court ruled Thursday, July 24, 2014, that Poland violated the rights of two terror suspects by allowing the CIA to secretly imprison them on Polish soil from 2002-2003 and facilitating the conditions under which they were subject to torture.
    Czarek Sokolowski, File | AP Photo
  • Poland CIA Prison
    FILE - This file photo provided by U.S. Central Command, shows terrorism suspect Abu Zubaydah, date and location unknown. Europe's top human rights court ruled Thursday that Poland violated the rights of two terror suspects by allowing the CIA to secretly imprison them on Polish soil from 2002-2003 and facilitating the conditions under which they were subject to torture. The court, based in Strasbourg, France, said Poland violated the European Convention on Human Rights by failing to stop the "torture and inhuman or degrading treatment" of Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri and Abu Zubaydah, who were transported to Poland in 2002.
    U.S. Central Command, File | AP Photo
  • Poland CIA Prison
    FILE - This Nov. 9, 2011, file artist rendering by courtroom artist Janet Hamlin, reviewed by the U.S. military, shows Abd Al Rahim Al Nashiri, accused of setting up the bombing of the USS Cole, depicted during his military commissions arraignment at the Guantanamo Bay detention center in Guantanamo, Cuba. Europe's top human rights court ruled Thursday, July 24, 2014, that Poland violated the rights of two terror suspects by allowing the CIA to secretly imprison them on Polish soil from 2002-2003 and facilitating the conditions under which they were subject to torture.
    Janet Hamlin, File | AP Photo
  • Poland CIA Prison
    FILE - This Thursday, Nov. 3, 2005 file photo shows the runway and control tower of the airport in Szymany, in northeastern Poland. Europe's top human rights court ruled Thursday that Poland violated the rights of two terror suspects by allowing the CIA to secretly imprison them on Polish soil from 2002-2003 and facilitating the conditions under which they were subject to torture. (AP Photo, File) POLAND OUT
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  • Belgium Algeria Plane
    This photo taken on Friday, May 16, 2014 shows an MD-83 aircraft in the livery of Swiftair landing at Zaventem Airport Brussels. An Air Algerie flight carrying over 100 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali after heavy rains were reported, according to the plane's owner and government officials in France and Burkina Faso. Air navigation services lost track of the MD-83 about 50 minutes after takeoff from Ougadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, at 0155 GMT (9:55 p.m. EDT Wednesday), the official Algerian news agency APS said. Air Algerie Flight 5017 was being operated by Spanish airline Swiftair, the company said in a statement. The Spanish pilots' union said the plane belonged to Swiftair and it was operated by a Spanish crew.
    Kevin Cleynhens | AP Photo
  • Ryan Poverty Plan
    FILE - In this June 6, 2014 file photo, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., gestures as he speaks during a gala prior to the start of the Virginia GOP Convention in Roanoke, Va. Ryan proposed a new plan Thursday to merge up to 11 anti-poverty programs into a single grant program for states that he said would allow more flexibility to help lift people out of poverty, in a speech to the American Enterprise Institute.
    Steve Helber | AP Photo
  • Afghanistan
    Afghan medical workers move the dead body of a foreign female aid worker who was employed by the International Assistance Mission, in Herat, west of Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Officials said two Finnish women were riding in a taxi when they were shot dead by two men on a motorcycle.
    Hoshang Hashimi | AP Photo
  • Mideast Iraq
    An Iraqi man inspects a destroyed prisoner transport bus in the town of Taji, about 12 miles (20 kilometers) north of Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Gunmen attacked a prisoner convoy north of Baghdad on Thursday, setting off a gunbattle with troops in which scores of prisoners and several soldiers were killed, brutally underscoring Iraq’s instability as lawmakers convened to elect a new president.
    Khalid Mohammed | AP Photo
  • Mideast Iraq
    An Iraqi man walks past a destroyed prisoner transport bus in the town of Taji, about 12 miles (20 kilometers) north of Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Gunmen attacked a prisoner convoy north of Baghdad on Thursday, setting off a gunbattle with troops in which scores of prisoners and several soldiers were killed, brutally underscoring Iraq’s instability as lawmakers convened to elect a new president.
    Khalid Mohammed | AP Photo
  • Mideast Iraq UN
    Nickolay Mladenov, U.N. envoy to Iraq, left, walks with U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon, at Baghdad airport, Iraq, Thursday, July 24, 2014. U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon arrived in Baghdad earlier Thursday, urging lawmakers to “find a common ground” so they can address the crisis sparked by the rapid advance of the Islamic State extremist group and allied Sunni militants across much of northern and western Iraq last month.
    Ahmed Saad, Pool | AP Photo
  • Mideast Iraq
    People inspect a destroyed prisoner transport bus in the town of Taji, about 12 miles (20 kilometers) north of Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Gunmen attacked a prisoner convoy north of Baghdad on Thursday, setting off a gunbattle with troops in which scores of prisoners and several soldiers were killed, brutally underscoring Iraq’s instability as lawmakers convened to elect a new president.
    Khalid Mohammed | AP Photo
  • Mideast Iraq UN
    U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon, left, is welcomed by Iraqi Hussein al-Shahristani, Deputy Prime Minister for Energy,at Baghdad airport, Iraq, Thursday, July 24, 2014. U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon arrived in Baghdad earlier Thursday, urging lawmakers to “find a common ground” so they can address the crisis sparked by the rapid advance of the Islamic State extremist group and allied Sunni militants across much of northern and western Iraq last month.
    Ahmed Saad, Pool | AP Photo
  • Mideast Iraq
    People inspect a destroyed prisoner transport bus in the town of Taji, about 12 miles (20 kilometers) north of Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Gunmen attacked a prisoner convoy north of Baghdad on Thursday, setting off a gunbattle with troops in which scores of prisoners and several soldiers were killed, brutally underscoring Iraq’s instability as lawmakers convened to elect a new president.
    Khalid Mohammed | AP Photo
  • Netherlands International Court Libya
    Judge Kuenyehia from Ghana enters the courtroom of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, Netherlands, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Appeals judges at the ICC have upheld a decision to allow a Moammar Gadhafi-era intelligence chief to be put on trial in Libya. The appeals panel ruled Thursday that the case against Abdullah al-Senoussi should not be handled by the Hague-based court because prosecutors in Libya are pursuing similar charges against him. The ICC indicted Al-Senoussi in 2011 on crimes against humanity charges of murder and persecution allegedly commited during Gadhafi’s unsuccessful attempt to put down a popular revolt against his regime. Al-Senoussi is currently in detention in Libya.
    Michael Kooren, Pool | AP Photo
  • Netherlands International Court Libya
    Judge Kuenyehia from Ghana, back row center, sits in the courtroom of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, Netherlands, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Appeals judges at the ICC have upheld a decision to allow a Moammar Gadhafi-era intelligence chief to be put on trial in Libya. The appeals panel ruled Thursday that the case against Abdullah al-Senoussi should not be handled by the Hague-based court because prosecutors in Libya are pursuing similar charges against him. The ICC indicted Al-Senoussi in 2011 on crimes against humanity charges of murder and persecution allegedly committed during Gadhafi’s unsuccessful attempt to put down a popular revolt against his regime. Al-Senoussi is currently in detention in Libya.
    Michael Kooren, Pool | AP Photo
  • Netherlands International Court Libya
    Judge Kuenyehia from Ghana enters the courtroom of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, Netherlands, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Appeals judges at the ICC have upheld a decision to allow a Moammar Gadhafi-era intelligence chief to be put on trial in Libya. The appeals panel ruled Thursday that the case against Abdullah al-Senoussi should not be handled by the Hague-based court because prosecutors in Libya are pursuing similar charges against him. The ICC indicted Al-Senoussi in 2011 on crimes against humanity charges of murder and persecution allegedly commited during Gadhafi’s unsuccessful attempt to put down a popular revolt against his regime. Al-Senoussi is currently in detention in Libya.
    Michael Kooren, Pool | AP Photo
  • Unemployment Benefits
    In this photo taken Wednesday, July 16, 2014, job seeker U.S. Army veteran John Godman, right, talks to recruiters Nicole Rushton, left, and Megan Hogan, center, at a Hiring Fair For Veterans in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims on Thursday, July 23, 2014.
    Alan Diaz | AP Photo
  • Taiwan Plane Crash
    A forensic team recovers human remains at the wreckage scene of crashed TransAsia Airways Flight GE222 on the outlying island of Penghu, Taiwan, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Stormy weather on the trailing edge of Typhoon Matmo was the likely cause of the plane crash that killed more than 40 people, the airline said Thursday.
    Wally Santana | AP Photo
  • Taiwan Plane Crash
    A special investigator inspects the tail wing of crashed TransAsia Airways flight GE222 on the outlying island of Penghu, Taiwan, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Stormy weather on the trailing edge of Typhoon Matmo was the likely cause of the plane crash that killed more than 40 people, the airline said Thursday.
    Wally Santana | AP Photo
  • Taiwan Plane Crash
    Relatives of victims killed in the TransAsia Airways Flight GE222 crash pray with the victims' portraits during a makeshift ceremony at the crash site on the outlying island of Penghu, Taiwan, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Stormy weather on the trailing edge of Typhoon Matmo was the likely cause of the plane crash that killed more than 40 people, the airline said Thursday.
    Wally Santana | AP Photo
  • Taiwan Plane Crash
    A relative of a victim killed in the TransAsia Airways Flight GE222 crash prays with the victim's portrait during a makeshift ceremony at the crash site on the outlying island of Penghu, Taiwan, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Stormy weather on the trailing edge of Typhoon Matmo was the likely cause of the plane crash that killed more than 40 people, the airline said Thursday.
    Wally Santana | AP Photo
  • Taiwan Plane Crash
    Emergency workers remove the wreckage of crashed TransAsia Airways flight GE222 on the outlying island of Penghu, Taiwan, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Stormy weather on the trailing edge of Typhoon Matmo was the likely cause of the plane crash that killed more than 40 people, the airline said Thursday.
    Wally Santana | AP Photo
  • Taiwan Plane Crash
    A relatives of a victim killed in the TransAsia Airways flight GE222 crash prays at a makeshift altar at the crash site on the outlying island of Penghu, Taiwan, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Stormy weather on the trailing edge of Typhoon Matmo was the likely cause of the plane crash that killed more than 40 people, the airline said Thursday.
    Wally Santana | AP Photo
  • Taiwan Plane Crash
    A forensic team recovers human remains among the wreckage of crashed TransAsia Airways flight GE222 on the outlying island of Penghu, Taiwan, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Stormy weather on the trailing edge of Typhoon Matmo was the likely cause of the plane crash that killed more than 40 people, the airline said Thursday.
    Wally Santana | AP Photo
  • Taiwan Plane Crash
    Emergency workers scour the wreckage scene of crashed TransAsia Airways Flight GE222 on the outlying island of Penghu, Taiwan, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Stormy weather on the trailing edge of Typhoon Matmo was the likely cause of the plane crash that killed more than 40 people, the airline said Thursday.
    Wally Santana | AP Photo
  • Taiwan Plane Crash
    A relative of a victim killed in the TransAsia Airways Flight GE222 crash prays at a makeshift altar at the crash site on the outlying island of Penghu, Taiwan, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Stormy weather on the trailing edge of Typhoon Matmo was the likely cause of the plane crash that killed more than 40 people, the airline said Thursday.
    Wally Santana | AP Photo
  • Spain Algeria Plane
    A television camera operator mounts a satellite dish on top of a van outside the Swiftair offices in Madrid, Spain, Thursday, July 24, 2014. A flight operated by Air Algerie and carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday, the plane's operator said. Swiftair, a private Spanish airline, said the plane carrying over 100 passengers and crew left Burkina Faso for Algiers at 0117 GMT Thursday (9:17 p.m. EDT Wednesday), but had not arrived at the scheduled time of 0510 GMT (1:10 a.m. EDT Thursday).
    Paul White | AP Photo
  • Myanmar Humanitarian Crisis
    In this June 25 2014 photo, Rohingya refugees gather to receive medicine at Dar Paing village clinic, north of Sittwe, Rakhine state, Myanmar. Authorities in Myanmar's Rakhine state, where mobs disrupted aid operations for displaced Rohingya Muslims, say international aid organizations that withdrew from the area in April are welcome to return, specifically the group Doctors without Borders, which had been kicked out in February 2014 after it publicized cases of alleged attacks on Rohingyas. No details were provided of how the groups' security could be assured.
    Gemunu Amarasinghe | AP Photo
  • Myanmar Humanitarian Crisis
    In this June 25, 2014 photo, A Rohingya refugee holds her daughter who suffers from a skin disease in their makeshift tent at Dar Paing camp, north of Sittwe, Rakhine state, Myanmar. Authorities in Myanmar's Rakhine state say international aid organizations are welcome to return to the area they left in April after Buddhist mobs disrupted their work helping displaced Rohingya Muslims. The announcement specifically invited Doctors without Borders, which had been kicked out in February after it publicized alleged attacks on Rohingyas. No details were provided of how the groups' security could be assured.
    Gemunu Amarasinghe | AP Photo
  • Myanmar Humanitarian Crisis
    In this June 25, 2014 photo, a Rohingya woman with her children wait to see a doctor at Dar Paing village clinic, north of Sittwe, Rakhine state, Myanmar. Authorities in Myanmar's Rakhine state, where mobs disrupted aid operations for displaced Rohingya Muslims, say international aid organizations that withdrew from the area in April are welcome to return, specifically the group Doctors without Borders, which had been kicked out in February 2014 after it publicized cases of alleged attacks on Rohingyas. No details were provided of how the groups' security could be assured.
    Gemunu Amarasinghe | AP Photo
  • US Mideast Israel Palestinians
    Police try to stop a woman wielding a cane from hitting a woman supporting Israel in its war with Hamas, not pictured, during a rally at John F. Kennedy Plaza, also known as Love Park, in Philadelphia on Wednesday, July 23, 2014.
    AP Photo
  • Taiwan Plane Crash
    A relative of a passenger onboard the TransAsia Airways Flight GE222 that crashed on the Taiwanese island of Penghu, cries at a funeral parlor in Penghu, Taiwan, Thursday, July 24, 2014. The plane attempting to land in stormy weather crashed on the island late Wednesday, killing dozens of people and wrecking houses and cars on the ground. (AP Photo) TAIWAN OUT
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  • France Algeria Plane
    The logo of the Air Algerie company office, at the Opera avenue in Paris Thursday July 24, 2014. A flight operated by Air Algerie has disappeared from radar while traveling from Burkina Faso in West Africa to Algiers. Authorities say it was carrying over 100 passengers and crew when air navigation services lost track of the Swiftair plane 50 minutes after takeoff earlier this morning.
    Remy de la Mauviniere | AP Photo
  • Germany Art Trove
    FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2013 file picture a cameraman films an apartment house, in which more than 1,200 paintings have been found, in Munich, Germany. German authorities say more art works have been found at the apartment of the late collector Cornelius Gurlitt including a statue apparently by Edgar Degas and another that could be by Auguste Rodin. The task force that has been working to identify whether works in the collection were stolen by the Nazis said Thursday July 24, 2014 that the works were never seized by prosecutors, who in 2012 impounded more than 1,200 pieces by artists including Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse that Gurlitt had hoarded in his apartment.
    dpa, Marc Mueller | AP Photo
  • Russia Opposition Trial
    Russian opposition activist Leonid Razvozzhayev, in handcuffs, shows V-signs from a defendant's cage in a court room prior to a hearing in the Bolotnaya square protest trial in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Sergei Udaltsov and Leonid Razvozzhayev are waiting for the sentence Thursday in the Moscow city court on charges of organizing mass riots and colluding to commit a crime. They both pleaded not guilty in a trial that has dragged on since October 2012, when they were detained and put under house arrest.
    Ivan Sekretarev | AP Photo
  • Russia Opposition Trial
    Russian opposition activist Sergei Udaltsov, holds his belongings, and waves good-bye in a court hall prior to a hearing for the Bolotnaya square protest, in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Sergei Udaltsov and Leonid Razvozzhayev are waiting for the sentence Thursday in the Moscow city court on charges of organizing mass riots and colluding to commit a crime. They both pleaded not guilty in a trial that has dragged on since October 2012, when they were detained and put under house arrest.
    Ivan Sekretarev | AP Photo
  • Mideast Iraq UN
    U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon, left, speaks with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki during a meeting in Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, July 24, 2014. The UN chief is expected to urge politicians there to form a new government quickly. Al-Maliki is facing growing calls for his resignation as disgruntled Sunnis say they do not believe he will give them a greater voice in the government.
    Ahmad Al-Rubaye, Pool | AP Photo
  • Obama
    President Barack Obama waves to supporters as he arrives at Los Angeles International Airport Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Los Angeles, for a 24-hour visit.
    AP Photo
  • Immigration Overload Central American Gangs Q&A
    FILE - In this June 25, 2014 file photo, a group of immigrants from Honduras and El Salvador, who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, are stopped in Granjeno, Texas. Many of the immigrants recently flooding the nation’s southern border say they’re fleeing violent gangs in Central America. These gangs were a byproduct of U.S. immigration and Cold War policies, specifically growing from the increase in deportations in the 1990s. With weak dysfunctional governments at home, U.S. street gang culture easily took hold and flourished in these countries.
    Eric Gay | AP Photo
  • Immigration Overload Central American Gangs Q&A
    FILE - In this June 18, 2014, file photo, detainees sleep in a holding cell at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection, processing facility in Brownsville,Texas. Many of the immigrants recently flooding the nation’s southern border say they’re fleeing violent gangs in Central America. These gangs were a byproduct of U.S. immigration and Cold War policies, specifically growing from the increase in deportations in the 1990s. With weak dysfunctional governments at home, U.S. street gang culture easily took hold and flourished in these countries.
    Eric Gay, Pool, File | AP Photo
  • Immigration Overload Central American Gangs Q&A
    FILE - In this Saturday, July 12, 2014 file photo, immigrants run to jump on a train during their journey toward the U.S.-Mexico border, in Ixtepec, Mexico. Many of the immigrants recently flooding the nation’s southern border say they’re fleeing violent gangs in Central America. These gangs were a byproduct of U.S. immigration and Cold War policies, specifically growing from the increase in deportations in the 1990s. With weak dysfunctional governments at home, U.S. street gang culture easily took hold and flourished in these countries.
    Eduardo Verdugo | AP Photo
  • Immigration Overload Central American Gangs Q&A
    FILE - In this July 12, 2014 file photo, migrants walk in between parked trains after getting off one, during their journey toward the U.S.-Mexico border in Ixtepec, southern Mexico. Tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors, the vast majority from Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras, have been apprehended at the U.S. border from last October to June, according to the Border Patrol. That’s more than double the same period last year. Many of the immigrants recently flooding the nation’s southern border say they’re fleeing violent gangs in Central America. These gangs were a byproduct of U.S. immigration and Cold War policies, specifically growing from the increase in deportations in the 1990s. With weak dysfunctional governments at home, U.S. street gang culture easily took hold and flourished in these countries.
    Eduardo Verdugo | AP Photo
  • Immigration Overload Central American Gangs Q&A
    FILE - In this June 25, 2014 file photo, a group of immigrants from Honduras and El Salvador who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally are stopped in Granjeno, Texas. Many of the immigrants recently flooding the nation’s southern border say they’re fleeing violent gangs in Central America. These gangs were a byproduct of U.S. immigration and Cold War policies, specifically growing from the increase in deportations in the 1990s. With weak dysfunctional governments at home, U.S. street gang culture easily took hold and flourished in these countries.
    Eric Gay | AP Photo
  • Immigration Overload Central American Gangs Q&A
    FILE - In this July 12, 2014 file photo, migrants walk along the rail tracks after getting off a train during their journey toward the U.S.-Mexico border in Ixtepec, Mexico. Many of the immigrants recently flooding the nation’s southern border say they’re fleeing violent gangs in Central America. These gangs were a byproduct of U.S. immigration and Cold War policies, specifically growing from the increase in deportations in the 1990s. With weak dysfunctional governments at home, U.S. street gang culture easily took hold and flourished in these countries.
    Eduardo Verdugo | AP Photo
  • Ukraine Plane
    A piece of wreckage from the Malaysia Airlines jet downed over Ukraine. The piece is seen near Petropavlivka village, Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine Wednesday, July 23, 2014. The crash site, in territory held by the pro-Russian separatists accused by the Ukrainian government of shooting the plane down with a missile, remained unsecured five days after the disaster _ another source of frustration among foreign governments concerned about establishing the facts.
    Dmitry Lovetsky | AP Photo
  • Netherlands Ukraine Plane
    Dutch flags fly half-staff in honour of 3 citizens, a mother, 17 year old daughter and 13 year old son were among the victims of flight MH17 in Delft, Netherlands, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. The Netherlands was observing a day of national mourning as it prepared for the return of the first bodies of passengers and crew killed in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 from Ukraine.
    Phil Nijhuis | AP Photo
  • APTOPIX Ukraine Plane
    A Dutch cargo plane loaded with coffins holding the bodies of some of the Malaysian Airlines plane passengers, leaves for the Netherlands from Kharkiv airport, Ukraine, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. The Dutch government has declared Wednesday a day of national mourning as the country prepares for the arrival of the first bodies of victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.
    Olga Ivashchenko | AP Photo
  • Mideast Iraq
    Shiite lawmaker Mohammad Taqi al-Mawla, center, speaks to the media in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Iraq's parliament convened to vote for a new president on Wednesday. Since 2003, Iraq's political parties have agreed to assign the position of president to a Kurd, prime minister to a Shiite and speaker of parliament to a Sunni. The next president will task someone with forming a new government, and whoever can assemble a majority coalition will become the next prime minister.
    Karim Kadim | AP Photo
  • Mideast Iraq
    Lawmakers from the Iraqi city of Mosul, one of the areas captured by the Islamic State group and other Sunni militants last month, speak to the media in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Iraq's political parties have agreed to assign the position of president to a Kurd, prime minister to a Shiite and speaker of parliament to a Sunni. The next president will task someone with forming a new government, and whoever can assemble a majority coalition will become the next prime minister.
    Karim Kadim | AP Photo
  • Mideast Iraq
    Head of the Iraqi Fadhila party, Ammar Tohme, speaks to the media in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Iraq's political parties have agreed to assign the position of president to a Kurd, prime minister to a Shiite and speaker of parliament to a Sunni. The next president will task someone with forming a new government, and whoever can assemble a majority coalition will become the next prime minister.
    Karim Kadim | AP Photo
  • Mideast Iraq
    Kurdish lawmaker Vian Dekhil speaks to the media in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Iraq's political parties have agreed to assign the position of president to a Kurd, prime minister to a Shiite and speaker of parliament to a Sunni. The next president will task someone with forming a new government, and whoever can assemble a majority coalition will become the next prime minister.
    Karim Kadim | AP Photo
  • Mideast Iraq
    Shiite lawmaker Adnan al-Shehmani speaks to the media in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Iraq's political parties have agreed to assign the position of president to a Kurd, prime minister to a Shiite and speaker of parliament to a Sunni. The next president will task someone with forming a new government, and whoever can assemble a majority coalition will become the next prime minister.
    Karim Kadim | AP Photo
  • Mideast Israel Palestinians
    Israeli soldiers carry wounded soldier to a helicopter near the Israel and Gaza border Thursday, July 24, 2014. Israeli tanks and warplanes bombarded the Gaza Strip on Thursday, as Hamas militants stuck to their demand for the lifting of an Israeli and Egyptian blockade in the face of U.S. efforts to reach a cease-fire.
    Dusan Vranic | AP Photo
  • Mideast Israel Palestinians
    Israeli helicopter takes off with a wounded soldier near the Israel and Gaza border Thursday, July 24, 2014. Israeli tanks and warplanes bombarded the Gaza Strip on Thursday, as Hamas militants stuck to their demand for the lifting of an Israeli and Egyptian blockade in the face of U.S. efforts to reach a cease-fire.
    Dusan Vranic | AP Photo
  • Russia Ukraine
    Comrades carry an injured Ukrainian serviceman on board a Ukrainian military plane to be transported to Ukraine at Rostov-on-Don's airport, in Russia, early Thursday, July 24, 2014. Several Ukrainian servicemen had to cross the border into Russia after they were injured in clashes with pro-Russia rebels in eastern Ukraine.
    Sergei Pivovarov | AP Photo
  • Mideast Israel Palestinians
    Israeli soldiers carry wounded soldier to a helicopter near the Israel and Gaza border Thursday, July 24, 2014. Israeli tanks and warplanes bombarded the Gaza Strip on Thursday, as Hamas militants stuck to their demand for the lifting of an Israeli and Egyptian blockade in the face of U.S. efforts to reach a cease-fire.
    Dusan Vranic | AP Photo
  • US Mideast Israel Palestinians
    Demonstrators gather during a rally across the street from John F. Kennedy Plaza, also known as Love Park, in Philadelphia on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in opposition to Israel in its war with Hamas members in the Gaza Strip.
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  • US Mideast Israel Palestinians
    Police try to stop a woman wielding a cane from hitting another woman, not pictured, who was supporting Israel in its war with Hamas members in the Gaza Strip, during a rally at John F. Kennedy Plaza, also known as Love Park, in Philadelphia on Wednesday, July 23, 2014.
    AP Photo
  • Mideast Israel Palestinians
    An Israeli tank moves through the morning mist near the Israel and Gaza border Thursday, July 24, 2014. Israeli tanks and warplanes bombarded the Gaza Strip on Thursday, as Hamas militants stuck to their demand for the lifting of an Israeli and Egyptian blockade in the face of U.S. efforts to reach a cease-fire.
    Dusan Vranic | AP Photo
  • Mideast Israel Palestinians
    Israeli soldiers work on a tank near the Israel and Gaza border Thursday, July 24, 2014. Israeli tanks and warplanes bombarded the Gaza Strip on Thursday, as Hamas militants stuck to their demand for the lifting of an Israeli and Egyptian blockade in the face of U.S. efforts to reach a cease-fire.
    Dusan Vranic | AP Photo
  • Mideast Israel Palestinians
    Israeli tanks move near the Israel and Gaza border Thursday, July 24, 2014. Israeli tanks and warplanes bombarded the Gaza Strip on Thursday, as Hamas militants stuck to their demand for the lifting of an Israeli and Egyptian blockade in the face of U.S. efforts to reach a cease-fire.
    Dusan Vranic | AP Photo
  • Mideast Israel Palestinians
    Israeli helicopter takes off with a wounded soldier near the Israel and Gaza border Thursday, July 24, 2014. Israeli tanks and warplanes bombarded the Gaza Strip on Thursday, as Hamas militants stuck to their demand for the lifting of an Israeli and Egyptian blockade in the face of U.S. efforts to reach a cease-fire.
    Dusan Vranic | AP Photo
  • Ukraine Fighter Jets
    In this framegrab made from a video provided by press service of the rebel Donetsk People's Republic and icorpus.ru, pro-Russians collect parts of the burning debris of a Ukrainian military fighter jet, shot down at Savur Mogila, eastern Ukraine, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Two Ukrainian military Sukhoi-25 fighters have been shot down in the east, according to the country's Defense Ministry.
    icorpus.ru, Press Service of the rebel Donetsk People's Republic | AP Photo
  • Netherlands Ukraine Plane
    King Willem-Alexander, left, Queen Maxima and Prime Minister Mark Rutte, right, observe a minute of silence during a ceremony to mark the return of the first bodies of passengers and crew killed in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 from Ukraine at Eindhoven military air base, in Eindhoven, Netherlands, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. After being removed from the planes, the bodies are to be taken in a convoy of hearses to a military barracks in the central city of Hilversum, where forensic experts will begin the painstaking task of identifying the bodies and returning them to their loved ones.
    Phil Nijhuis | AP Photo
  • Netherlands Ukraine Plane
    Soldiers load coffins into cars under a Ukrainian flag during a ceremony to mark the return of the first bodies, of passengers and crew killed in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, from Ukraine at Eindhoven military air base, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. After being removed from the planes, the bodies are to be taken in a convoy of hearses to a military barracks in the central city of Hilversum, where forensic experts will begin the painstaking task of identifying the bodies and returning them to their loved ones.
    Martin Meissner | AP Photo
  • US Indonesia
    In this July 23, 2014Indonesian president-elect Joko Widodo greets supporters with his 'three-finger greeting' symbolizing 'The Unity of Indonesia', the third of Indonesia's five principles, during a gathering in Jakarta. President Barack Obama’s quick congratulation for Indonesia’s election victor Widodo, even as the losing candidate rejected the result, underscores Washington’s intent to deepen ties with Jakarta and support democracy in Southeast Asia.
    Dita Alangkara | AP Photo
  • Hong Kong Shutdown
    In this July 2, 2014 photo, protesters are taken away by police officers after staging a peaceful sit-in overnight on a street in Hong Kong's financial district. As activists vow to shut down the financial district in protest at China’s attempt to hobble democratic elections in the city, businessman Bernard Chan is preparing for the worst. Chan’s investment company has added backup phone lines, bought extra laptops and stockpiled instant noodles in case its headquarters downtown is caught in the middle of the protest.
    Kin Cheung | AP Photo
  • Hong Kong Shutdown
    Pedestrians cross the main street in Central, Hong Kong's business district, Thursday, July 24, 2014. As activists vow to shut down the financial district in protest at China’s attempt to hobble democratic elections in the city, businessman Bernard Chan is preparing for the worst. Chan’s investment company has added backup phone lines, bought extra laptops and stockpiled instant noodles in case its headquarters downtown is caught in the middle of the protest.
    Kin Cheung | AP Photo
  • Taiwan Plane Crash
    A relative of a passenger onboard TransAsia Airways Flight GE222 that crashed on the Taiwanese island of Penghu, cries at a funeral parlor in Penghu, Thursday, July 24, 2014. The plane attempting to land in stormy weather crashed on the island late Wednesday, killing dozens of people and wrecking houses and cars on the ground. (AP Photo) TAIWAN OUT
    AP
  • Taiwan Plane Crash
    A survivor of the TransAsia Airways Flight GE222 crashed on the Taiwanese island of Penghu, is transferred to Kaohsiung from Penghu Hospital in Penghu, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Stormy weather on the trailing edge of Typhoon Matmo was the likely cause of the plane crash that killed more than 40 people, the airline said Thursday. (AP Photo) TAIWAN OUT
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  • Taiwan Plane Crash
    A relative of a passenger onboard the TransAsia Airways Flight GE222 that crashed on the Taiwanese island of Penghu, cries at a funeral parlor in Penghu, Taiwan, Thursday, July 24, 2014. The plane attempting to land in stormy weather crashed on the island late Wednesday, killing dozens of people and wrecking houses and cars on the ground. (AP Photo) TAIWAN OUT
    AP
  • Mideast Israel On Gazas Doorstep
    FILE - In this Monday, July 21, 2014 file photo, a man uses binoculars to look at the Gaza Strip from his balcony in the town of Sderot, Israel after a group of Hamas militants was detected infiltrating into Israel. With deadly fighting raging next door in the Gaza Strip, southern Israeli towns along the border have turned into mini army bases as most residents have fled.
    Tsafrir Abayov, File | AP Photo
  • Mideast Israel On Gazas Doorstep
    FILE - In this Monday, July 21, 2014 file photo, Israeli soldiers patrol the town of Sderot after a group of Hamas militants was detected infiltrating into Israel. With deadly fighting raging next door in the Gaza Strip, southern Israeli towns along the border have turned into mini army bases as most residents have fled.
    Tsafrir Abayov, File | AP Photo
  • GOP 2016 Perry Iowa
    FILE - Texas Gov. Rick Perry talks to the media before speaking to a meeting of local party activists, in this July 19, 2014 file photo taken in Algona, Iowa. Perry has distributed $205 million in taxpayer money to scores of technology startups using a pet program designed to bring high-paying jobs and innovation to the nation’s second most-populous state. An Associated Press review of the program found that one of the companies actually operates in California. Some have stagnated trying to find more capital. A few have even forfeited their right to do business in Texas by not filing tax reports.
    Charlie Neibergall, File | AP Photo
  • UN Human Development
    In this Wednesday, July 23, 2014 photo, U.N. Development Program Administrator Helen Clark of New Zealand gestures while speaking during an interview in Tokyo. Improvements in life spans, education and incomes are slowing due to natural disasters, misguided government policies and worsening inequality in a world where the 85 richest people have as much wealth as the 3.5 billion poorest people, the United Nations said Thursday, July 24, 2014 in its annual human development report. “Where people do address these things, development can come along very, very nicely. Where they haven’t addressed a lot of vulnerabilities and development deficits, as in Syria, it all comes spectacularly unstuck,” Clark said.
    Shizuo Kambayashi | AP Photo
  • UN Human Development
    In this Wednesday, July 23, 2014 photo, United Nations Development Program Administrator Helen Clark of New Zealand speaks during an interview in Tokyo. Improvements in life spans, education and incomes are slowing due to natural disasters, misguided government policies and worsening inequality in a world where the 85 richest people have as much wealth as the 3.5 billion poorest people, the United Nations said Thursday, July 24, 2014 in its annual human development report. “Where people do address these things, development can come along very, very nicely. Where they haven’t addressed a lot of vulnerabilities and development deficits, as in Syria, it all comes spectacularly unstuck,” Clark said.
    Shizuo Kambayashi | AP Photo
  • UN Human Development
    In this Wednesday, July 23, 2014 photo, U.N. Development Program Administrator Helen Clark of New Zealand speaks during an interview in Tokyo. Improvements in life spans, education and incomes are slowing due to natural disasters, misguided government policies and worsening inequality in a world where the 85 richest people have as much wealth as the 3.5 billion poorest people, the United Nations said Thursday, July 24, 2014 in its annual human development report. “Where people do address these things, development can come along very, very nicely. Where they haven’t addressed a lot of vulnerabilities and development deficits, as in Syria, it all comes spectacularly unstuck,” Clark said.
    Shizuo Kambayashi | AP Photo
  • Japan UN Humanitarian Aid
    U.N. humanitarian chief Valerie Amos speaks during an interview in Tokyo, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Amos said that the top priority is protecting civilians caught up in the violence in Gaza. She called it a “terrible, terrible situation.”
    Eugene Hoshiko | AP Photo
  • Japan UN Humanitarian Aid
    U.N. humanitarian chief Valerie Amos speaks during an interview in Tokyo, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Amos said that the top priority is protecting civilians caught up in the violence in Gaza. She called it a “terrible, terrible situation.”
    Eugene Hoshiko | AP Photo
  • Japan UN Humanitarian Aid
    U.N. humanitarian chief Valerie Amos speaks during an interview in Tokyo, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Amos said that the top priority is protecting civilians caught up in the violence in Gaza. She called it a “terrible, terrible situation.”
    Eugene Hoshiko | AP Photo
  • South Korea Economy
    A woman walks by sale signs at Seoul shopping district, South Korea, Thursday, July 24, 2014. South Korea's government unveiled stimulus plans Thursday after the shock of a deadly ferry sinking slowed economic growth to the lowest level in three quarters.
    Lee Jin-man | AP Photo
  • South Korea Economy
    A woman walks past a sale sign at Seoul shopping district, South Korea, Thursday, July 24, 2014. South Korea's government unveiled stimulus plans Thursday after the shock of a deadly ferry sinking slowed economic growth to the lowest level in three quarters.
    Lee Jin-man | AP Photo
  • South Korea Economy
    A woman walks by an advertisement board showing a bank's interest rates in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, July 24, 2014. South Korea's government unveiled stimulus plans Thursday after the shock of a deadly ferry sinking slowed economic growth to the lowest level in three quarters.
    Lee Jin-man | AP Photo
  • South Korea Economy
    Shoppers look around a clothing shop near sale signs at Seoul shopping district, South Korea, Thursday, July 24, 2014. South Korea's government unveiled stimulus plans Thursday after the shock of a deadly ferry sinking slowed economic growth to the lowest level in three quarters.
    Lee Jin-man | AP Photo
  • Australia Ukraine Plane
    FILE - Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott speaks during a news conference in Sydney, Australia, in this July 19, 2014 file photo. Abbott said on Wednesday July 23, 2014 he was discussing with government leaders options for securing the 50-square kilometer (20-square mile) crash site, including his preferred option of a multinational security force mounted by countries such as Australia, Netherlands and Malaysia that lost citizens in the disaster.
    Rob Griffith, File | AP Photo
  • Renewable Energy
    Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback answers questions for reporters during an impromptu visit to The Associated Press office at the Statehouse, Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Topeka, Kan. Brownback called on wind-energy advocates and opponents of a renewable-energy rule to compromise on the policy's future.
    Credit withheld | AP Photo
  • Renewable Energy
    Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback ponders a question from reporters during an impromptu visit to The Associated Press office at the Statehouse, Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Topeka, Kan. Brownback called on wind-energy advocates and opponents of a renewable-energy rule to compromise on the policy's future.
    Credit withheld | AP Photo
  • Arizona Execution Drugs
    Jeanne Brown, who had a father and sister murdered, leaves the room after speaking at a news conference after the nearly two hour long execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood at the state prison on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Florence, Ariz. Wood was convicted in the 1989 shooting deaths of Debbie Dietz, 29, and Gene Dietz, 55, at an auto repair shop in Tucson.
    AP Photo
  • Grand Rapids Statues
    The Helen Claytor Statue at GRCC Juan Olivarez Student Plaza, Grand Rapids, Mich., Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Claytor was a civil rights activist who became first African-American president of the YWCA. The statue is one of six that has been erected by the Grand Rapids Community Legends project.
    The Grand Rapids Press, Joel Bissell | AP Photo
  • Grand Rapids Statues
    The Helen Claytor Statue is revealed at GRCC Juan Olivarez Student Plaza, Grand Rapids, Mich., Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Claytor was a civil rights activist who became first African-American president of the YWCA. The statue is one of six that has been erected by the Grand Rapids Community Legends project.
    The Grand Rapids Press, Joel Bissell | AP Photo
  • Grand Rapids Statues
    The Helen Claytor Statue is revealed at GRCC Juan Olivarez Student Plaza, Grand Rapids, Mich., Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Claytor was a civil rights activist who became first African-American president of the YWCA. The statue is one of six that has been erected by the Grand Rapids Community Legends project.
    The Grand Rapids Press, Joel Bissell | AP Photo
  • Grand Rapids Statues
    Friends and family gather during the Helen Claytor statue dedication at GRCC Juan Olivarez Student Plaza, Grand Rapids, Mich., Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Claytor was a civil rights activist who became first African-American president of the YWCA. The statue is one of six that has been erected by the Grand Rapids Community Legends project.
    The Grand Rapids Press, Joel Bissell | AP Photo
  • Grand Rapids Statues
    The Helen Claytor statue awaits to be unveiled at GRCC Juan Olivarez Student Plaza, Grand Rapids, Mich., Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Claytor was a civil rights activist who became first African-American president of the YWCA. The statue is one of six that has been erected by the Grand Rapids Community Legends project.
    The Grand Rapids Press, Joel Bissell | AP Photo
  • Fighting Blight-Detroit
    Joseph Garrett and his dogs Sheba and Shack sit on the porch of the house his family lost to foreclosure in Detroit, Monday July 14, 2014. The Detroit Land Bank now owns his house, but Garrett is hopeful he can stay there. The Detroit Land Bank Authority hopes to come up with a plan later this year on how to deal with homes it is trying to sell that are occupied, officials said.
    The Detroit News, David Coates | AP Photo
  • Governors Race Wisconsin
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker addresses members of the media and volunteers with the state's Republican Party during a stop at the Madison GOP field office in Madison, Wis., Wednesday, July 23, 2014.
    Wisconsin State Journal, John Hart | AP Photo
  • Wisconsin Governor
    Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker addresses members of the media during a stop at the Madison GOP Field Office in Madison, Wis. Wednesday, July 22, 2014. The governor stood by his outsourcing ads attacking his opponent Mary Burke.
    Wisconsin State Journal, John Hart | AP Photo
  • Arizona Execution Drugs
    Arizona Republic justice reporter Michael Kiefer describes what he saw as a witness to the execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood, which took more than an hour and a half at the state prison on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Florence, Ariz. Wood was convicted in the 1989 shooting deaths of Debbie Dietz, 29, and Gene Dietz, 55, at an auto repair shop in Tucson.
    AP Photo
  • Kansas Senate Race
    In this file photo taken July 4, 2014, U.S Senate candidate Milton Wolf, works the crowd at a Fourth of July parade in Wamego, Kan. Kansas' medical board is investigating Wolf's posting of X-ray images of fatal gunshot wounds and other medical injuries on a personal Facebook page.
    Charlie Riedel, File | AP Photo
  • Kansas Senate Race
    In this file photo taken July 4, 2014, Milton Wolf, works the crowd at a Fourth of July parade in Wamego, Kan. Kansas' medical board is investigating Wolf's posting of X-ray images of fatal gunshot wounds and other medical injuries on a personal Facebook page.
    Charlie Riedel, File | AP Photo
  • California Governor Mexico
    Gov. Jerry Brown, right, and Mexican Secretary of Foreign Affairs Jose Antonio Meade Kuribrena leave a news conference after talking with reporters Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Sacramento, Calif. Brown and Meade attended a luncheon hosted by the California Chamber of Commerce, where they discussed Brown's upcoming visit to Mexico.
    Rich Pedroncelli | AP Photo
  • California Governor Mexico
    Mexican Secretary of Foreign Affairs Jose Antonio Meade Kuribrena, left, smiles at Gov. Jerry Brown's response to a reporter's question during a news conference, Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Sacramento, Calif.
    Rich Pedroncelli | AP Photo
  • California Governor Mexico
    Gov. Jerry Brown, left, and Mexican Secretary of Foreign Affairs Jose Antonio Meade Kuribrena talk during a luncheon held by the California Chamber of Commerce Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Sacramento, Calif. Brown and Meade discussed Brown's upcoming visit to Mexico.
    Rich Pedroncelli | AP Photo
  • Social Security Computer Woes
    FILE - This Friday, Jan. 11, 2013 file photo, shows the Social Security Administration's main campus is seen in Woodlawn, Md. Six years ago the Social Security Administration embarked on an aggressive plan to replace outdated computer systems overwhelmed by a growing flood of disability claims. Nearly $300 million later, the new system is nowhere near ready and agency officials are struggling to salvage a project racked by delays and mismanagement.
    Patrick Semansky, File | AP Photo
  • Arizona Execution Drugs
    Family members of the victims, Jeanne Brown, left, who had a sister and father murdered, speaks during a news conference as her husband Richard Brown listens, after the nearly two hour long execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood at the state prison on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Florence, Ariz.
    AP Photo
  • Arizona Execution Drugs
    Doug Nick, the media relations administrator for the Arizona Department of Corrections, pauses as he speaks during a news conference detailing the nearly two hour long execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood at the state prison on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Florence, Ariz. Wood was convicted in the 1989 shooting deaths of Debbie Dietz, 29, and Gene Dietz, 55, at an auto repair shop in Tucson.
    AP Photo
  • Hawaii Governor Race Obama
    FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2011 file photo, Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie welcomes President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama as they arrive at Hickam Air Force Base in Honolulu, Hawaii. On Wednesday, July 23, 2014, Abercrombie launched a radio ad featuring the president supporting the governor’s bid for re-election. In the ad, Obama uses the Hawaiian word for family, saying Abercrombie is "like ohana to me." The president says Abercrombie knew his parents "before I was a twinkle in their eye."
    Charles Dharapak, file | AP Photo
  • Candidate Pistol Whipping
    In this photo released by the Utah County Jail shows Mark Byrge. Byrge, a candidate for the state Legislature was charged with assault and kidnapping after police said he forced a man to go inside his home at gunpoint and pistol-whipped him over a debt. Byrge, 43, of American Fork, Utah, ran uncontested in the Democratic primary last month and is slated to run in November against Republican Rep. Kay Christofferson in House District 56.
    Utah County Jail | AP Photo
  • Mideast Jordan UN
    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, left, meets with Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh in the capital, Amman, Jordan, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Ban is in the Middle East to meet regional leaders and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to make the highest-level push to end the war between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip.
    Khalil Mazraawi, Pool | AP Photo
  • Atlantic City Future
    Senate President Steve Sweeney, right, D-Gloucester, and Sen. Jim Whelan, second from right, D-Atlantic, listen to Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian speak in Atlantic City, N.J., Wednesday July 23, 2014, during a news conference regarding the future of casino gaming in the state of New Jersey.
    The Press of Atlantic City, Michael Ein | AP Photo;
  • Atlantic City Future
    New Jersey State Sen. James Whelan, left; Atlantic City N.J. Mayor Don Guardian, center, and state Senate President Steve Sweeney, right, give a news conference in Atlantic City, N.J. on Wednesday July 23, 2014. Guardian revealed there are six potential buyers for the Revel Casino Hotel, which is up for sale at a bankruptcy court auction next month. The officials disagreed over whether the state should consider expanding gambling beyond Atlantic City to the northern New Jersey Meadowlands.
    Wayne Parry | AP Photo
  • Atlantic City Future
    Sen. Jim Whelan, D-Atlantic, Senate President Steve Sweeney, D-Gloucester, and Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian, from left in front, walk along Arctic Avenue near the Bass Pro Shops construction site in Atlantic City, N.J., Wednesday July 23, 2014, before a news conference regarding the future of casino gaming in the state of New Jersey.
    Michael Ein | AP Photo The Press of Atlantic City, Michael Ein
  • Atlantic City Future
    This Wednesday July 23, 2014 photo shows the Showboat Casino Hotel, left, and Revel Casino Hotel, right, in Atlantic City N.J., shortly before the city's mayor and two state senators disagreed at a news conference over whether New Jersey should allow casino gambling outside Atlantic City.
    Wayne Parry | AP Photo
  • Christie Colorado
    GOP gubernatorial contender Bob Beauprez, center, greets customers during a campaign visit to Sam's No. 3, a diner in Denver, Wednesday, July 23, 2014.
    Brennan Linsley | AP Photo
  • Christie Colorado
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, right, and GOP gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez talk with members of the media during the two men's visit to Sam's No. 3, a diner in Denver, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Christie made the stop to support Beauprez, and said the Republican Governor's Association, which Christie chairs, will help Beauprez in the lead-up to the November election.
    Brennan Linsley | AP Photo
  • Christie Colorado
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie shakes hands with Kiki Fornito, during a visit by Christie to Sam's No. 3, a diner in Denver, as Christopher Mouflard, center, joins Fornito for lunch, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Christie, who made to stop to support GOP gubernatorial contender Bob Beauprez, praised Beauprez and said the Republican Governor's Association, which Christie chairs, will help Beauprez in the lead-up to the November election.
    Brennan Linsley | AP Photo
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