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  • Burger King Tim Hortons
    Signs for a Tim Hortons restaurant, foreground, and a Burger King restaurant are displayed along Peach Street Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in Erie, Penn. Burger King struck an $11 billion deal to buy Tim Hortons that would create the world's third largest fast-food company and could make the Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain more of a household name around the world.
    Erie Times-News, Christopher Millette | AP Photo
  • Hong Kong Media Boss Raided
    FILE - In this June 23, 2009 file photo, media magnate Jimmy Lai appears in a court in Hong Kong after a Chinese man was convicted in Hong Kong for allegedly planning to shoot two prominent pro-democracy figures, Lai and veteran politician Martin Lee, in the territory. Hong Kong anti-corruption police on Thursday, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, searched the homes of Lai who is an outspoken critic of Beijing and a pro-democracy legislator after receiving a complaint alleging that lawmakers had taken bribes.
    Kin Cheung, File | AP Photo
  • APTOPIX France Cabinet Reshuffle
    France's President Francois Holland, left, shakes hands with France's new Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron, right, as French finance minister Michel Sapin, centre, looks on, as they leave their weekly cabinet meeting, in Paris, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. France's prime minister reshuffled his Cabinet on Tuesday to silence ministers who had openly criticized Socialist President Francois Hollande's economic policies as he tries to pull the nation out of stagnation and steer it toward growth.
    Christophe Ena | AP Photo
  • France Cabinet Reshuffle
    France's new Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron, right, and French finance minister Michel Sapin leave after the weekly cabinet meeting in Paris, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. France's prime minister reshuffled his Cabinet on Tuesday to silence ministers who had openly criticized Socialist President Francois Hollande's economic policies as he tries to pull the nation out of stagnation and steer it toward growth.
    Christophe Ena | AP Photo
  • France Cabinet Reshuffle
    French President Francois Hollande, left, and French Prime Minister Manuel Valls shake hands as they leave after the weekly cabinet meeting in Paris, France, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. France's prime minister reshuffled his Cabinet on Tuesday to silence ministers who had openly criticized Socialist President Francois Hollande's economic policies as he tries to pull the nation out of stagnation and steer it toward growth.
    Christophe Ena | AP Photo
  • France Cabinet Reshuffle
    France's new Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron, enter his car as he leaves after the weekly cabinet meeting in Paris, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. France's prime minister reshuffled his Cabinet on Tuesday to silence ministers who had openly criticized Socialist President Francois Hollande's economic policies as he tries to pull the nation out of stagnation and steer it toward growth.
    Christophe Ena | AP Photo
  • North Korea Sports Diplomacy
    Former NFL player Bob "The Beast" Sapp, center, arrives at the Sunan International Airport, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 in Pyongyang, North Korea. Sapp is participating in a two-day martial arts extravaganza in Pyongyang over the weekend organized by Japanese pro-wrestler turned politician Kanji "Antonio" Inoki in an oddball attempt at sports diplomacy.
    Jon Chol Jin | AP Photo
  • North Korea Sports Diplomacy
    Japanese pro-wrestler turned politician Kanji "Antonio" Inoki waves as he arrives at the Sunan International Airport, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 in Pyongyang, North Korea. Inoki is staging a two-day martial arts extravaganza in Pyongyang over the weekend featuring former NFL player Bob "The Beast" Sapp in an oddball attempt at sports diplomacy just as relations between North Korea and Japan are beginning to thaw.
    Jon Chol Jin | AP Photo
  • North Korea Sports Diplomacy
    Japanese pro-wrestler turned politician Kanji "Antonio" Inoki, center, arrives at the Sunan International Airport, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 in Pyongyang, North Korea. Inoki is staging a two-day martial arts extravaganza in Pyongyang over the weekend featuring former NFL player Bob "The Beast" Sapp in an oddball attempt at sports diplomacy.
    Jon Chol Jin | AP Photo
  • Belgium EU Summit Gender
    FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013 file photo, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center rear, speaks with other EU heads of state during an EU summit in Brussels. As chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel may be the most powerful politician in the European Union, but she is more mirage than reality when it gets to the place of women in EU politics. EU leaders meet on Saturday to divide top jobs for the next five years, and after years of paying lip service to more equality among the sexes, it is plain for all to see, where are the women?
    Geert Vanden Wijngaert, File | AP Photo
  • Belgium EU Summit Gender
    In this Thursday, June 26, 2014 file photo, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, first row fifth right, stands with other EU heads of state for a group photo during an EU summit in Ypres, Belgium. As chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel may be the most powerful politician in the European Union, but she is more mirage than reality when it gets to the place of women in EU politics. EU leaders meet on Saturday to divide top jobs for the next five years, and after years of paying lip service to more equality among the sexes, it is plain for all to see, where are the women?
    Michel Euler, File | AP Photo
  • Belgium EU Summit Gender
    FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 file photo, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, second right, speaks with other EU heads of state during an EU summit in Brussels. As chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel may be the most powerful politician in the European Union, but she is more mirage than reality when it gets to the place of women in EU politics. EU leaders meet on Saturday to divide top jobs for the next five years, and after years of paying lip service to more equality among the sexes, it is plain for all to see, where are the women?
    Geert Vanden Wijngaert, File | AP Photo
  • Belgium EU Summit Gender
    FILE - In this Friday, Aug. 15, 2014 file photo, European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, right, speaks with Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini, second left, and Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt, second right during a meeting in Brussels. Within the EU’s ranks, Baroness Catherine Ashton now is the most recognizable woman among the EU officials, the foreign policy chief who flies across the world, hobnobs with the great and powerful to deal with anything from the Iran nuclear issue to the fighting in Ukraine and the Middle East.
    Virginia Mayo, File | AP Photo
  • Indonesia Australia
    Indonesia's President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, right, greets Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop during a meeting in Bali, Indonesia, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Australia and Indonesia have reached a new agreement on how they'll use their intelligence operations in the future, even settling their disagreement on its name. The agreement their foreign ministers are scheduled to sign Thursday on the Indonesian resort island of Bali is designed to mend a rift sparked last November by accusations that Australians tapped the cellphones of the Indonesian president, his wife and eight ministers and officials in 2009.
    Firdia Lisnawati | AP Photo
  • Indonesia Australia
    Indonesia's Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa, left, shakes hands with his Australia counterpart Julie Bishop during their bilateral meeting in Bali, Indonesia, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Australia and Indonesia have reached a new agreement on how they'll use their intelligence operations in the future, even settling their disagreement on its name. The agreement their foreign ministers are scheduled to sign Thursday on the Indonesian resort island of Bali is designed to mend a rift sparked last November by accusations that Australians tapped the cellphones of the Indonesian president, his wife and eight ministers and officials in 2009.
    Firdia Lisnawati | AP Photo
  • India Banking on the Poor
    Indians gather around a table inside a state-owned bank to open their accounts as part of a massive countrywide campaign to open millions of accounts for the poor in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.The measure is aimed at some 150 million Indians who are off the financial grid and vulnerable to black market money lenders. As an incentive the federal government is providing 100,000 rupees ($1,650) in life insurance to every account holder.
    Manish Swarup | AP Photo
  • India Banking on the Poor
    An Indian state-owned bank official takes the thumb impression of a woman before opening her account as part of a massive countrywide campaign to open millions of accounts for the poor in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.The measure is aimed at some 150 million Indians who are off the financial grid and vulnerable to black market money lenders. As an incentive the federal government is providing 100,000 rupees ($1,650) in life insurance to every account holder.
    Manish Swarup | AP Photo
  • Turkey Politics
    President-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses his supporters in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Turkey's ruling party is holding a congress to confirm Turkey's Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu as its new chairman and prime minister-designate, to replace Erdogan. Erdogan, who is scheduled to be sworn in as president on Thursday, hand-picked his stalwart ally Davutoglu to succeed him.
    Burhan Ozbilici | AP Photo
  • Turkey Politics
    Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu salutes cheering supporters after his election during the ruling party congress in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Turkey's ruling party is holding a congress to confirm Davutoglu as its new chairman and prime minister-designate, to replace Erdogan. Erdogan on Wednesday rejected claims that Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, who is set to replace him as prime minister, would merely do his bidding as he continues to rule Turkey from behind the scenes.
    Burhan Ozbilici | AP Photo
  • Pakistan
    Supporters of Pakistani Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri flash victory signs during a sit-in protest near the parliament building in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Thousands of Pakistani former cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan's and Qadri's supporters are besieging parliament in the capital to pressure Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resign over alleged election fraud.
    B.K. Bangash | AP Photo
  • Pakistan
    Pakistan's Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri announces the failure of negotiations with the government, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. A Cabinet minister on Wednesday urged Pakistan's two key opposition figures leading mass rallies outside parliament to back off their demand for the prime minister's resignation in ongoing talks with the government. The call by Railways Minister Saad Rafiq came as authorities and the two opposition leaders — cricket-star-turned-politician Imran Khan and fiery cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri — were set to continue negotiations later Wednesday.
    B.K. Bangash | AP Photo
  • Pakistan
    Pakistan's Finance Minister and government representative Ishaq Dar leaves the customized shipment container of Pakistan's Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri, after failed negotiations in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. A Cabinet minister on Wednesday urged Pakistan's two key opposition figures leading mass rallies outside parliament to back off their demand for the prime minister's resignation in ongoing talks with the government. The call by Railways Minister Saad Rafiq came as authorities and the two opposition leaders — cricket-star-turned-politician Imran Khan and fiery cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri — were set to continue negotiations later Wednesday.
    B.K. Bangash | AP Photo
  • Pakistan
    A supporter of Imran Khan, leader of Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf, takes a nap during sit-in-protest, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 in Islamabad, Pakistan. A Cabinet minister on Wednesday urged Pakistan's two key opposition figures leading mass rallies outside parliament to back off their demand for the prime minister's resignation in ongoing talks with the government. The call by Railways Minister Saad Rafiq came as authorities and the two opposition leaders — cricket-star-turned-politician Imran Khan and fiery cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri — were set to continue negotiations later Wednesday.
    B.K. Bangash | AP Photo
  • Pakistan
    A supporter of Pakistani Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri flashes a victory sign with fingers painted with color scheme of her party flag, during a sit-in protest near the parliament building in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Thousands of Pakistani former cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan's and Qadri's supporters are besieging parliament in the capital to pressure Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resign over alleged election fraud.
    B.K. Bangash | AP Photo
  • Pakistan
    Supporters of Pakistani Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri praise their leader during a sit-in protest near the parliament building in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Thousands of Pakistani former cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan's and Qadri's supporters are besieging parliament in the capital to pressure Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resign over alleged election fraud.
    B.K. Bangash | AP Photo
  • Mideast Israel Palestinians
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gestures as he speaks during a press conference at the prime minister's office in Jerusalem, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Israel's prime minister declared victory Wednesday in the recent war against Hamas in the Gaza Strip, saying the military campaign had dealt a heavy blow and a cease-fire deal gave no concessions to the Islamic militant group.
    Sebastian Scheiner | AP Photo
  • Mideast Israel Palestinians
    A Palestinian boy walks on the rubble of Omar Ibn Abed Al-Aziz mosque, which was hit by an Israeli strikes in Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. The third Gaza War in six years appears to have ended in another sort of tie, with both Israel and Hamas claiming the upper hand. Their questionable achievements have come at a big price, especially to long-suffering Palestinians in Gaza.
    Adel Hana | AP Photo
  • Mideast Israel Palestinians
    Palestinian girls inspect the rubble of Omar Ibn Abed Al-Aziz mosque, which was hit by an Israeli strikes in Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. The third Gaza War in six years appears to have ended in another sort of tie, with both Israel and Hamas claiming the upper hand. Their questionable achievements have come at a big price, especially to long-suffering Palestinians in Gaza.
    Adel Hana | AP Photo
  • Mideast Israel Palestinians
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, left, stands with Israel's Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon, center, and Israeli Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz, during a press conference at the prime minister's office in Jerusalem, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Israel's prime minister declared victory Wednesday in the recent war against Hamas in the Gaza Strip, saying the military campaign had dealt a heavy blow and a cease-fire deal gave no concessions to the Islamic militant group.
    Sebastian Scheiner | AP Photo
  • Mideast Israel Palestinians
    Palestinians attend a victory rally organized by masked militant of Izzedine al-Qassam Brigades, military wing of Hamas, at the debris of destroyed houses in Shijaiyah, neighborhood of Gaza City, in the northern Gaza Strip, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. An open-ended cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip was holding Wednesday.
    Adel Hana | AP Photo
  • South Korea Dogs Dying Delicacy
    In this photo taken on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, a chef and owner Oh Keum-il of Daegyo, the dog meat restaurant, shows how to cook for dog meat at her restaurant in Seoul, South Korea. When she was in her twenties, Oh traveled around South Korea to learn dog meat recipes from each region. During a period of South Korean reconciliation with North Korea early last decade, she went to Pyongyang as part of a business delegation and tasted a dozen different dog dishes, from dog stew to dog taffy, all served lavishly at the Koryo, one of the North’s best hotels.
    Lee Jin-man | AP Photo
  • South Korea Dogs Dying Delicacy
    In this photo taken on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, a chef and owner Oh Keum-il of Daegyo, the dog meat restaurant, shows how to cook for dog meat at her restaurant in Seoul, South Korea. Daegyo, the famous dog meat restaurant she opened in a Seoul alley in 1981, will serve its last bowl of boshintang, or dog stew, on Friday, a reflection of the challenges facing a trade that is neither legal nor explicitly banned under South Korean laws governing livestock and food processing.
    Lee Jin-man | AP Photo
  • South Korea Dogs Dying Delicacy
    In this photo taken on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, a man plays with his his best friend at a dog cafe in Seoul, South Korea. For more than 30 years, chef and restaurant owner Oh Keum-il built her expertise in cooking one traditional South Korean delicacy: dog meat. Animal rights activists protest nearby, urging people not to eat man’s best friend. Young South Koreans grow up watching TV shows about raising puppies and other pets, which sapped appetite for dog meat, said Oh.
    Joyce Lee | AP Photo
  • South Korea Dogs Dying Delicacy
    In this photo taken on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, an employee of Daegyo, the dog meat restaurant, shows a dog meat before serve to customers at a restaurant in Seoul, South Korea. Daegyo, the famous dog meat restaurant she opened in a Seoul alley in 1981, will serve its last bowl of boshintang, or dog stew, on Friday, a reflection of the challenges facing a trade that is neither legal nor explicitly banned under South Korean laws governing livestock and food processing.
    Lee Jin-man | AP Photo
  • South Korea Dogs Dying Delicacy
    In this photo taken on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, a chef and owner Oh Keum-il of Daegyo, the dog meat restaurant, stands outside of her restaurant in Seoul, South Korea. When she was in her twenties, Oh traveled around South Korea to learn dog meat recipes from each region. During a period of South Korean reconciliation with North Korea early last decade, she went to Pyongyang as part of a business delegation and tasted a dozen different dog dishes, from dog stew to dog taffy, all served lavishly at the Koryo, one of the North’s best hotels.
    Lee Jin-man | AP Photo
  • Omaha Shootout
    Clime lab technicians sweep a Wendy's in Omaha, Neb., for evidence, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Police say a suspect has been killed and a crew member with the "Cops" television show has been wounded in a shootout after police interrupted a robbery at the fast-food restaurant.
    Nati Harnik | AP Photo
  • Girl With Uzi
    FILE - This July 28, 2012 file photo provided by Bob MacDuff shows Lindsae MacDuff holding an automatic weapon at the Gun store in Las Vegas after her "shotgun wedding." Tourists from Japan flock to ranges in Waikiki, Hawaii, and the dozen or so that have cropped up in Las Vegas offer bullet-riddled bachelor parties and literal shotgun weddings, where newly married couples can fire submachine gun rounds and pose with Uzis and ammo belts.
    Bob MacDuff, FILE | AP Photo
  • Girl With Uzi
    In this Aug. 25, 2014 image made from video provided by the Mohave County Sheriff Department, firing-range instructor Charles Vacca, left, shows a 9-year old girl how to use an Uzi. Vacca, 39, was standing next to the girl on Monday at the Last Stop range in Arizona, south of Las Vegas, when the girl squeezed the trigger, causing the Uzi to recoil upward and shoot Vacca in the head.
    Mohave County Sheriff Department | AP Photo
  • Chile Gay Sailor
    ADDS MONTH - Mauricio Ruiz, 24, sailor of the Chilean Navy, right, comes out publicly as gay during a press conference in Santiago, Chile, Wednesday Aug. 27, 2014. Ruiz who was accompanied by Rolando Jimenez, left, president of the Homosexual Liberation and Integration Movement, is the first member of the Chilean armed forces ever to come out publicly as gay with the approval of the High Command of the Chilean navy.
    Eva Vergara | AP Photo
  • Klamath Salmon
    FILE - This July 23, 2002 file photo shows salmon fishermen filling the mouth of the Klamath River near Klamath, Calif. A federal judge, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, has denied a request from irrigation suppliers in the Central Valley to stop emergency releases of reservoir water intended to protect Klamath River slamon from effects of the drought.
    Rich Pedroncelli | AP Photo
  • Governor Connecticut Debate
    Democratic candidate for governor, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, right, gestures during a debate as opponent Republican candidate for governor Tom Foley, left, looks on, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Norwich, Conn.
    Jessica Hill | AP Photo
  • Governor Connecticut Debate
    Republican candidate for governor Tom Foley delivers his closing remarks during a debate against Democratic candidate, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Norwich, Conn.
    Jessica Hill | AP Photo
  • Governor Connecticut Debate
    Republican candidate Tom Foley, left, moderator Ray Hackett of the Norwich Bulletin, center, and Democratic candidate for governor, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, speak during a debate, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Norwich, Conn.
    Jessica Hill | AP Photo
  • Governor Connecticut Debate
    Republican candidate for governor Tom Foley, left, speaks to Democratic candidate Dannel P. Malloy, right, as moderator Ray Hackett of the Norwich Bulletin, center, looks on, during a debate, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Norwich, Conn.
    Jessica Hill | AP Photo
  • Governor Connecticut Debate
    Democratic candidate for governor, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy delivers his closing remarks during a debate against Republican candidate Tom Foley, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Norwich, Conn.
    Jessica Hill | AP Photo
  • Wolf Hunting
    FILE - This April 18, 2008 file photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife shows a gray wolf. On Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, the Michigan House cleared the way for an appointed panel to decide whether to allow continued hunting of the resurgent gray wolf, instead of leaving the matter up to the state's voters.
    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Gary Kramer, File | AP Photo
  • Illinois Election-Farm Forum
    Gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner is greeted by State Sen. Jim Oberweis, right, candidate for the U.S. Senate, and Illinois Farm Bureau President Rich Guebert, left, as Rauner arrives at the Illinois Agricultural Legislative Roundtable forum in Bloomington, Ill., Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.
    The Pantagraph, Lori Ann Cook-Neisler | AP Photo
  • Illinois Election-Farm Forum
    Governor Pat Quinn greets Rodney Weinzierl, executive directorof the Illinois Corn Growers Association, right, as the governor arrives at the Illinois Agricultural Legislative Roundtable forum in Bloomington, Ill., Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.
    The Pantagraph, Lori Ann Cook-Neisler | AP Photo
  • Perry
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks at a fundraiser for the South Carolina Republican Party on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Columbia, S.C. Perry is visiting South Carolina for both politics and football in the first state in the south to vote in the presidential primaries.
    Jeffrey Collins | AP Photo
  • Perry
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks at a fundraiser for the South Carolina Republican Party on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Columbia, S.C. Perry is telling the South Carolina GOP that it's important for Republicans to control Congress so they can solve the country's immigration problem and other national issues.
    Jeffrey Collins | AP Photo
  • Christie Arkansas
    Republican candidate for Arkansas governor Asa Hutchinson, far left, watches as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, second from left, campaigns for Hutchinson at Lindsey’s Barbecue in North Little Rock, Ark., Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.
    Danny Johnston | AP Photo
  • Christie Arkansas
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, right, speaks on behalf of Republican candidate for Arkansas governor Asa Hutchinson, left, at Lindsey’s Barbecue in North Little Rock, Ark., Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Christie is a potential 2016 presidential candidate and chairs the Republican Governors Association.
    Danny Johnston | AP Photo
  • Mexico New Police
    FILE - In this Aug. 22, 2014, file photo, officers belonging to Mexico's newest police force, known as the gendarmerie, salute during the launching ceremony for the new force at the Federal Police headquarters in Mexico City. Officials said Tuesday Aug. 27, 2014, that the first assignment for members of the new police force is Valle de Bravo, a chic resort town near Mexico City that has seen a recent spate of kidnappings.
    Eduardo Verdugo, File | AP Photo
  • Uruguay Legal Marijuana
    FILE - In this Dec. 18, 2013 file photo, Juan Palese, a marijuana grower, shows his crop outside of Montevideo, Uruguay. People in Uruguay who want to grow their own marijuana at home were able to register to do so Wednesday Aug. 27, 2014, as the government launched the latest phase in its first-of-its-kind legalization program.
    Matilde Campodonico, File | AP Photo
  • Oklahoma Election
    FILE - In this June 6, 2014 file photo, U.S. Rep. James Lankford, R-Oklahoma, is pictured during a Republican candidate forum for the open U.S. Senate seat in Lawton, Okla. Lankford, the Republican candidate, will face Democratic candidate state Sen. Connie Johnson, D-Oklahoma City, in November.
    Sue Ogrocki, File | AP Photo
  • Oklahoma Election
    Oklahoma state Sen. Connie Johnson, D-Oklahoma City, poses for a photo in her campaign office the day after winning the Democratic nomination for the race for the U.S. Senate, in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Johnson will face Republican candidate U.S. Rep. James Lankford in November.
    Sue Ogrocki | AP Photo
  • Ecuador Correa
    FILE- In this Sept. 30, 2010 file photo, Ecuador's President Rafael Correa, center, wearing a gas mask, is caught in the middle of a police protest at a police base in Quito, Ecuador. An Ecuadoran court has sentenced this Wednesday Aug. 27, 2014, six police officers to prison for attempting to kill President Rafael Correa during the 2010 protest.
    Dolores Ochoa, File | AP Photo
  • Secretary of State Kansas
    Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach answers questions from reporters, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in his office in Topeka, Kan. The Republican secretary of state is refusing to release copies of his income tax returns for recent years and says a request from Democratic challenger Jean Schodorf is "silly."
    John Hanna | AP Photo
  • Child Support Truck
    In this photo taken on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, Project Child Support marketing manager Antoinette Dismukes, left, console Joseph Tobio after he had a panic attack leaving Essex County Family Courthouse in Newark, N.J. Project Child Support is a new program that offers low-cost legal advice to parents from a refurbished RV parked outside courthouses in New York and New Jersey.
    Rachelle Blidner | AP Photo
  • Child Support Truck
    In this photo taken on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, Project Child Support founder Kai Patterson, center, invites Joseph Tobio, right, to discuss his case with an attorney after Tobio had a panic attack leaving Essex County Family Courthouse in Newark, N.J. Project Child Support is a new program that offers low-cost legal advice to parents from a refurbished RV parked outside courthouses in New York and New Jersey.
    Rachelle Blidner | AP Photo
  • Child support truck
    A man receives child support information from Antoinette Dismukes, center, and Marisol Gil outside Essex County Family Courthouse in Newark, N.J. Project Child Support is a new program that offers low-cost legal advice to parents from a refurbished RV parked outside courthouses in New York and New Jersey. (AP Photo/Rachelle Blidner)
    Rachelle Blidner | AP Photo
  • Child Support Truck
    In this photo taken on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, Corey Thomas, left, gets child support payment information from Project Child Support founder Kai Patterson onboard an RV outside Essex County Family Courthouse in Newark, N.J. Project Child Support is a new program that offers low-cost legal advice to parents from a refurbished RV parked outside courthouses in New York and New Jersey.
    Rachelle Blidner | AP Photo
  • Child Support Truck
    In this photo taken on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, Project Child Support employees offer low-cost legal advice to parents from a refurbished RV parked outside Essex County Family Courthouse in Newark, N.J.
    Rachelle Blidner | AP Photo
  • Child Support Truck
    In this photo taken on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, Project Child Support employees offer low-cost legal advice to parents from a refurbished RV parked outside Essex County Family Courthouse in Newark, N.J.
    Rachelle Blidner | AP Photo
  • Iowa Bar Exam Hearing
    University of Iowa law professor Angela Onwuachi-Willig speaks during a hearing in the Iowa Supreme Court chambers, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Des Moines, Iowa. The Iowa Supreme Court held the hearing to get input into a proposal by the Iowa State Bar Association to implement a diploma privilege that would admit lawyers graduating from law schools at Drake or the University of Iowa to practice law without taking the bar exam.
    Charlie Neibergall | AP Photo
  • Iowa Bar Exam Hearing
    Iowa Supreme Court justice David Wiggins, left, poses a question during a hearing in the Iowa Supreme Court chambers, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Des Moines, Iowa. The Iowa Supreme Court held the hearing to get input into a proposal by the Iowa State Bar Association to implement a diploma privilege that would admit lawyers graduating from law schools at Drake or the University of Iowa to practice law without taking the bar exam.
    Charlie Neibergall | AP Photo
  • Iowa Bar Exam Hearing
    Des Moines attorney Alfredo Parrish speaks during a hearing in the Iowa Supreme Court chambers, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Des Moines, Iowa. The Iowa Supreme Court held the hearing to get input into a proposal by the Iowa State Bar Association to implement a diploma privilege that would admit lawyers graduating from law schools at Drake or the University of Iowa to practice law without taking the bar exam.
    Charlie Neibergall | AP Photo
  • Iowa Bar Exam Hearing
    Wisconsin Circuit Court Judge James Morrison, right, speaks during a hearing in the Iowa Supreme Court chambers, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Des Moines, Iowa. The Iowa Supreme Court held the hearing to get input into a proposal by the Iowa State Bar Association to implement a diploma privilege that would admit lawyers graduating from law schools at Drake or the University of Iowa to practice law without taking the bar exam.
    Charlie Neibergall | AP Photo
  • Iowa Bar Exam Hearing
    Des Moines attorney Alfredo Parrish, right, speaks during a hearing in the Iowa Supreme Court chambers, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Des Moines, Iowa. The Iowa Supreme Court held the hearing to get input into a proposal by the Iowa State Bar Association to implement a diploma privilege that would admit lawyers graduating from law schools at Drake or the University of Iowa to practice law without taking the bar exam.
    Charlie Neibergall | AP Photo
  • Iowa Bar Exam Hearing
    Des Moines attorney Alfredo Parrish, center, listens to a hearing in the Iowa Supreme Court chambers, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Des Moines, Iowa. The Iowa Supreme Court held the hearing to get input into a proposal by the Iowa State Bar Association to implement a diploma privilege that would admit lawyers graduating from law schools at Drake or the University of Iowa to practice law without taking the bar exam.
    Charlie Neibergall | AP Photo
  • Iowa Bar Exam Hearing
    University of Iowa Associate Dean for Civic Engagement Linda McGuire speaks during a hearing in the Iowa Supreme Court chambers, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Des Moines, Iowa. The Iowa Supreme Court held the hearing to get input into a proposal by the Iowa State Bar Association to implement a diploma privilege that would admit lawyers graduating from law schools at Drake or the University of Iowa to practice law without taking the bar exam.
    Charlie Neibergall | AP Photo
  • Iowa Bar Exam Hearing
    Iowa Supreme Court justice Bruce Zager poses a question to University of Iowa law professor Angela Onwuachi-Willig, right, during a hearing in the Iowa Supreme Court chambers, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Des Moines, Iowa. The Iowa Supreme Court held the hearing to get input into a proposal by the Iowa State Bar Association to implement a diploma privilege that would admit lawyers graduating from law schools at Drake or the University of Iowa to practice law without taking the bar exam.
    Charlie Neibergall | AP Photo
  • Islamic State Hostage Journalist
    In this image made from video obtained on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, Shirley Sotloff, who lives in Florida, appeals to the captors of her son, freelance journalist Steven Sotloff, 31, who was last seen in Syria in August 2013. On a video released on Aug. 19, 2014, he was threatened with death by militants from the Islamic State unless the U.S. stopped air strikes on the group in Iraq. The same video showed the beheading of fellow American journalist James Foley.
    AP Photo
  • Girl with Uzi
    An employee smokes outside of an office for the Last Stop outdoor shooting range Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in White Hills, Ariz. Instructor Charles Vacca was accidentally killed at the range by a 9-year-old with an Uzi submachine gun.
    John Locher | AP Photo
  • Girl with Uzi
    A man closes off an entrance to the Last Stop outdoor shooting range Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in White Hills, Ariz. Gun range instructor Charles Vacca was accidentally killed Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 at the range by a 9-year-old with an Uzi submachine gun.
    John Locher | AP Photo
  • Arizona Primary
    Democratic Arizona gubernatorial candidate Fred Duval speaks, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at a primary election party in Phoenix.
    Matt York | AP Photo
  • Arizona Primary Phoenix
    Democratic Arizona gubernatorial candidate Fred Duval speaks Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at a primary election party in Phoenix.
    Matt York | AP Photo
  • Syria
    This undated image posted Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 by the Raqqa Media Center of the Islamic State group, a Syrian opposition group, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows fighters from the Islamic State group that captured the Tabqa air base from the Syrian government on Sunday, firing a captured tank, in Raqqa, Syria. A U.N. commission on Wednesday accused the extremist Islamic State organization of committing crimes against humanity with attacks on civilians, as pictures emerged of the extremists' bloody takeover of a Syrian military air base that added to the international organization’s claims.
    Raqqa Media Center of the Islamic State group | AP Photo
  • Syria
    This undated image posted Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 by the Raqqa Media Center of the Islamic State group, a Syrian opposition group, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows munitions that were captured by the Islamic State group in the battle for the Tabqa air base in Raqqa, Syria on Sunday. A U.N. commission on Wednesday accused the extremist Islamic State organization of committing crimes against humanity with attacks on civilians, as pictures emerged of the extremists' bloody takeover of a Syrian military air base that added to the international organization’s claims.
    Raqqa Media Center of the Islamic State group | AP Photo
  • Syria
    This undated image posted Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 by the Raqqa Media Center of the Islamic State group, a Syrian opposition group, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows fighters from the Islamic State group that captured the Tabqa air base from the Syrian government on Sunday, praying inside the air base, in Raqqa, Syria. A U.N. commission on Wednesday accused the extremist Islamic State organization of committing crimes against humanity with attacks on civilians, as pictures emerged of the extremists' bloody takeover of a Syrian military air base that added to the international organization’s claims.
    Raqqa Media Center of the Islamic State group | AP Photo
  • Syria
    This undated image posted Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 by the Raqqa Media Center of the Islamic State group, a Syrian opposition group, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows munitions that were captured by the Islamic State group in the battle for the Tabqa air base in Raqqa, Syria on Sunday. A U.N. commission on Wednesday accused the extremist Islamic State organization of committing crimes against humanity with attacks on civilians, as pictures emerged of the extremists' bloody takeover of a Syrian military air base that added to the international organization’s claims.
    Raqqa Media Center of the Islamic State group | AP Photo
  • Syria
    This undated image posted on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 by the Raqqa Media Center of the Islamic State group, a Syrian opposition group, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows a fighter of the Islamic State group waving their flag from inside a captured government fighter jet following the battle for the Tabqa air base, in Raqqa, Syria on Sunday. A U.N. commission on Wednesday accused the extremist Islamic State organization of committing crimes against humanity with attacks on civilians, as pictures emerged of the extremists' bloody takeover of a Syrian military air base that added to the international organization’s claims.
    Raqqa Media Center of the Islamic State group | AP Photo
  • Syria
    This undated image posted Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 by the Raqqa Media Center of the Islamic State group, a Syrian opposition group, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows Abu Moussa al-Ansari, a fighter from the Islamic State group, who they say was killed in the battle for the Tabqa air base, in Raqqa, Syria. A U.N. commission on Wednesday accused the extremist Islamic State organization of committing crimes against humanity with attacks on civilians, as pictures emerged of the extremists' bloody takeover of a Syrian military air base that added to the international organization’s claims.
    Raqqa Media Center of the Islamic State group | AP Photo
  • Syria
    This undated image posted Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 by the Raqqa Media Center of the Islamic State group, a Syrian opposition group, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows fighters from the Islamic State group that captured the Tabqa air base from the Syrian government on Sunday, praying inside the air base, in Raqqa, Syria. A U.N. commission on Wednesday accused the extremist Islamic State organization of committing crimes against humanity with attacks on civilians, as pictures emerged of the extremists' bloody takeover of a Syrian military air base that added to the international organization’s claims.
    Raqqa Media Center of the Islamic State group | AP Photo
  • Syria
    This undated image posted on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 by the Raqqa Media Center of the Islamic State group, a Syrian opposition group, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows fighters of the Islamic State waving the group's flag from a damaged display of a government fighter jet following the battle for the Tabqa air base, in Raqqa, Syria. A U.N. commission on Wednesday accused the extremist Islamic State organization of committing crimes against humanity with attacks on civilians, as pictures emerged of the extremists' bloody takeover of a Syrian military air base that added to the international organization’s claims.
    Raqqa Media Center of the Islamic State group | AP Photo
  • Syria
    This undated image posted Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 by the Raqqa Media Center of the Islamic State group, a Syrian opposition group, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows a munitions warehouse that was captured by the Islamic State group in the battle for the Tabqa air base in Raqqa, Syria on Sunday. A U.N. commission on Wednesday accused the extremist Islamic State organization of committing crimes against humanity with attacks on civilians, as pictures emerged of the extremists' bloody takeover of a Syrian military air base that added to the international organization’s claims.
    Raqqa Media Center of the Islamic State group | AP Photo
  • Syria
    This undated image posted Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 by the Raqqa Media Center of the Islamic State group, a Syrian opposition group, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows fighters from the Islamic State group that captured the Tabqa air base from the Syrian government on Sunday, and dead Syrian government forces on the ground, in Raqqa, Syria. A U.N. commission on Wednesday accused the extremist Islamic State organization of committing crimes against humanity with attacks on civilians, as pictures emerged of the extremists' bloody takeover of a Syrian military air base that added to the international organization’s claims.
    Raqqa Media Center of the Islamic State group | AP Photo
  • Gun Violence Restraining Order
    Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, left, hugs State Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson, D-Santa Barbara, after the bill they co-authored, along with Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara, that will allow courts to issue temporary "gun violence restraint order" was approved by the Senate at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. The bill, AB1014, was drafted in response to the mass shootings near the University of California, Santa Barbara last May, will allow law enforcement and immediate family members to seek a restraining order removing fire arms for 21 days.
    Rich Pedroncelli | AP Photo
  • Gun Violence Restraining Order
    Richard Martinez, whose son Christopher Ross Michaels-Martinez was one of the victims in a shooting spree in Isle Vista, listens to the debate over a bill to allow courts to temporarily remove firearms from people who show signs that they could harm themselves or others, allow courts to issue a temporary "gun violence restraint order" in the Senate at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. The bill, AB1014, that will allow law enforcement and immediate family members to seek are restraining order removing fire arms for 21 days was approved by a 23-8 vote.
    Rich Pedroncelli | AP Photo
  • Blackwater Trial
    FILE - This Sept. 25, 2007 file photo shows an Iraqi traffic policeman inspecting a car destroyed by a Blackwater security detail in al-Nisoor Square in Baghdad, Iraq. A prosecutor told a federal jury on Wednesday that four Blackwater guards unleashed a hail of gunfire on more than 30 innocent Iraqi civilians seven years ago, leaving “bloody, bullet-riddled corpses” at Nisoor Square in downtown Baghdad.
    Khalid Mohammed, File | AP Photo
  • Blackwater Trial
    FILE - This Dec. 8, 2008 file photo shows Blackwater Worldwide security guard Paul Slough leaving federal court in Salt Lake City. A prosecutor told a federal jury on Wednesday that four Blackwater guards unleashed a hail of gunfire on more than 30 innocent Iraqi civilians seven years ago, leaving “bloody, bullet-riddled corpses” at Nisoor Square in downtown Baghdad.
    Douglas C. Pizac, File | AP Photo
  • Blackwater Trial
    FILE - This Jan. 6, 2009 file photo shows Blackwater Worldwide security guard Dustin Heard leaving the federal court in Washington. A prosecutor told a federal jury on Wednesday that four Blackwater guards unleashed a hail of gunfire on more than 30 innocent Iraqi civilians seven years ago, leaving “bloody, bullet-riddled corpses” at Nisoor Square in downtown Baghdad. AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
    Jose Luis Magana | AP
  • Blackwater Trial
    FILE - This June 11, 2014 file photo shows former Blackwater Worldwide guard Nicholas Slatten leaving federal court in Washington. A prosecutor told a federal jury on Wednesday that four Blackwater guards unleashed a hail of gunfire on more than 30 innocent Iraqi civilians seven years ago, leaving “bloody, bullet-riddled corpses” at Nisoor Square in downtown Baghdad.
    Cliff Owen, File | AP Photo
  • Blackwater Trial
    FILE - This June 11, 2014 file photo shows former Blackwater Worldwide guard Evan Liberty arriving at federal court in Washington. A prosecutor told a federal jury on Wednesday that four Blackwater guards unleashed a hail of gunfire on more than 30 innocent Iraqi civilians seven years ago, leaving “bloody, bullet-riddled corpses” at Nisoor Square in downtown Baghdad.
    Cliff Owen, File | AP Photo
  • Syria
    EDITORS NOTE IMAGES SHOWS GRAPHIC CONTENT - This undated image posted by the Raqqa Media Center of the Islamic State group, a Syrian opposition group, on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows masked gunmen of the Islamic State group shooting seven men kneeling on the ground in front of them, in the aftermath of the group's takeover of the Tabqa air base in Raqqa province, Syria. A U.N. commission on Wednesday accused the extremist Islamic State organization of committing crimes against humanity with attacks on civilians, as pictures emerged of the extremists' bloody takeover of a Syrian military air base that added to the international organization’s claims.
    Raqqa Media Center of the Islamic State group | AP Photo
  • Mideast Syria
    This undated image posted on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 by the Raqqa Media Center of the Islamic State group, a Syrian opposition group, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows a fighter from the Islamic State group, armed with a knife and an automatic weapon, next to captured Syrian army soldiers and officers, following the battle for the Tabqa air base, in Raqqa, Syria. A U.N. commission on Wednesday accused the extremist Islamic State organization of committing crimes against humanity with attacks on civilians, as pictures emerged of the extremists' bloody takeover of a Syrian military air base that added to the international organization’s claims.
    Raqqa Media Center of the Islamic State group | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections-SC Senate-Challengers
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30. AND THEREAFTER - Richland County Councilwoman Joyce Dickerson talks to voters at a Democratic Party rally on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Aiken, S.C. Dickerson is running against Republican U.S. Sen. Tim Scott in November.
    Jeffrey Collins | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections-SC Senate-Challengers
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30. AND THEREAFTER - State Sen. Brad Hutto talks to voters at a Democratic Party rally on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Aiken, S.C. Hutto is running against Republican U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham and two other challengers in November.
    Jeffrey Collins | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections-SC Senate-Challengers
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30. AND THEREAFTER - State Sen. Brad Hutto talks to voters at a Democratic Party rally on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Aiken, S.C. Hutto is running against Republican U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham and two other challengers in November.
    Jeffrey Collins | AP Photo
  • Midterm Election NC Veteran Voters
    In this Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 photo, U.S. Army veteran James Smith gestures while speaking about issues and the upcoming campaigns by Congressional representatives during an interview at the All American Veterans Center at Fayetteville Technical Community College in Fayetteville, N.C.
    Gerry Broome | AP Photo
  • Midterm Election NC Veteran Voters
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY AUG. 30 AND THEREAFTER - In this Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 photo, Juan Roman, a Vietnam Air Force veteran and presently a chaplain with Disabled American Veterans, speaks about issues and the upcoming campaigns by Congressional representatives during an interview at the All American Veterans Center at Fayetteville Technical Community College in Fayetteville, N.C.
    Gerry Broome | AP Photo
  • Midterm Election NC Veteran Voters
    In this Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 photo, U.S. Army veteran Mark Waller wears a KIA bracelet in honor of a lost comrade while speaking about issues and the upcoming campaigns by Congressional representatives during an interview at the All American Veterans Center at Fayetteville Technical Community College in Fayetteville, N.C. The Fayetteville VA medical center had some of the worst average waiting times for primary care treatment, the VA reported in June.
    Gerry Broome | AP Photo
  • Midterm Election NC Veteran Voters
    In this Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 photo, U.S. Army veteran Mark Waller speaks about issues and the upcoming campaigns by Congressional representatives during an interview at the All American Veterans Center at Fayetteville Technical Community College in Fayetteville, N.C. The Fayetteville VA medical center had some of the worst average waiting times for primary care treatment, the VA reported in June.
    Gerry Broome | AP Photo
  • Midterm Election NC Veteran Voters
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY AUG. 30 AND THEREAFTER - In this Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 photo, Juan Roman, a Vietnam Air Force veteran and presently a chaplain with Disabled American Veterans, clasps his hands while speaking about issues and the upcoming campaigns by Congressional representatives during an interview at the All American Veterans Center at Fayetteville Technical Community College in Fayetteville, N.C. The cross tattoo on Roman's arm was acquired while serving in Vietnam.
    Gerry Broome | AP Photo
  • Midterm Election NC Veteran Voters
    In this Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 photo, U.S. Army veteran James Smith speaks about issues and the upcoming campaigns by Congressional representatives during an interview at the All American Veterans Center at Fayetteville Technical Community College in Fayetteville, N.C. The Fayetteville VA medical center had some of the worst average waiting times for primary care treatment, the VA reported in June.
    Gerry Broome | AP Photo
  • General Motors Tennessee Factory
    Arvin Jones, General Motors North American manufacturing manager, announces Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at the GM plant in Spring Hill, Tenn., that GM is moving production of the next-generation Cadillac SRX crossover SUV from Mexico to Spring Hill. The company also announced Wednesday that it will add some small gasoline engines to the Spring Hill complex.
    Mark Humphrey | AP Photo
  • General Motors Tennessee Factory
    Arvin Jones, General Motors North American manufacturing manager, center, joins in the applause after he announced Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at the GM plant in Spring Hill, Tenn., that GM is moving production of the next-generation Cadillac SRX crossover SUV from Mexico to Spring Hill. The company also announced Wednesday that it will add some small gasoline engines to the Spring Hill complex.
    Mark Humphrey | AP Photo
  • General Motors Tennessee Factory
    Ken Knight, center, General Motors Spring Hill facility complex manager, answers questions following a news conference Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at the GM plant in Spring Hill, Tenn. GM announced that it is moving production of the next-generation Cadillac SRX crossover SUV from Mexico to Spring Hill. With Knight are Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., left, and Tenn. Gov. Bill Haslam, right.
    Mark Humphrey | AP Photo
  • Omaha Shootout
    Producers of the "Cops" show John Langley, left, and Morgan Langley, second right, answer questions with Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer, right, during a news conference at police headquarters in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Bryce Dion, a sound technician with the “Cops” television show who was embedded with Omaha police, was killed on Tuesday during an armed robbery at a Wendy's fast-food restaurant. The armed robber was shot and died as well.
    Nati Harnik | AP Photo
  • Omaha Shootout
    Frame grabs from security video showing an armed robbery at a Wendy's restaurant in Omaha is displayed during a news conference at police headquarters in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Bryce Dion, a sound technician with the “Cops” television show who was embedded with Omaha police, was killed on Tuesday during an armed robbery at a Wendy's fast-food restaurant. The armed robber was shot and died as well.
    Nati Harnik | AP Photo
  • Omaha Shootout
    Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer, second left, points to an enlargement of an airsoft pistol used in the robbery of a Wendy's restaurant on Tuesday, during a news conference at police headquarters in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Police who opened fire while disrupting a robbery at a fast-food restaurant struck and killed Bryce Dion, a crew member with the longrunning "Cops" television show and the suspect, who was carrying a pellet gun, authorities said Wednesday. Schmaderer said he believes the three officers involved acted properly during the attempted robbery
    Nati Harnik | AP Photo
  • Omaha Shootout
    Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer pauses during a news conference at police headquarters in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, with Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert, left. Bryce Dion, a sound technician with the “Cops” television show who was embedded with Omaha police, was killed on Tuesday during an armed robbery at a Wendy's fast-food restaurant. The armed robber was shot and died as well.
    Nati Harnik | AP Photo
  • Omaha Shootout
    Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer speaks in front of images from security video and an enlargement of an airsoft pistol used in the robbery of a Wendy's restaurant on Tuesday, during a news conference at police headquarters in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Bryce Dion, a sound technician with the “Cops” television show who was embedded with Omaha police, was killed on Tuesday during an armed robbery at a Wendy's fast-food restaurant. The armed robber was shot and died as well.
    Nati Harnik | AP Photo
  • Omaha Shootout
    Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer speaks during a news conference at police headquarters in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Bryce Dion, a sound technician with the “Cops” television show who was embedded with Omaha police, was killed on Tuesday during an armed robbery at a Wendy's fast-food restaurant. The armed robber was shot and died as well.
    Nati Harnik | AP Photo
  • Omaha Shootout
    Producers of the "Cops" show John Langley, left, and Morgan Langley, second right, answer questions with Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer, right, during a news conference at police headquarters in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Bryce Dion, a sound technician with the “Cops” television show who was embedded with Omaha police, was killed on Tuesday during an armed robbery at a Wendy's fast-food restaurant. The armed robber was shot and died as well.
    Nati Harnik | AP Photo
  • Hospital Shooting
    Camden County Prosecutor's Office Capt. Ron Moten, left, stands with in front of Kennedy Hospital with hospital chief of safety, David Condoluci, as he answers a question about shootings at the facility Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Stratford, N.J. Authorities say Raymond Wychowanec fatally shot his hospitalized wife, Denise, tried to kill himself, and a body was found later at the couple's home. Authorities are investigating what ties the hospital homicide may have with the death of a person found a short time later in the family's home in Glendora in southern New Jersey.
    Mel Evans | AP Photo
  • Hospital Shooting
    Joe Devine, left, with Kennedy Health System stands in front of Kennedy Hospital as he answers a question about shootings at the facility Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Stratford, N.J. Authorities say Raymond Wychowanec fatally shot his hospitalized wife, Denise, tried to kill himself, and a body was found later at the couple's home. Authorities are investigating what ties the hospital homicide may have with the death of a person found a short time later in the family's home in Glendora in southern New Jersey.
    Mel Evans | AP Photo
  • Obama Immigration
    FILE - This Aug. 1, 2014 file photo shows President Barack Obama speaking in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. The president spoke on various topics including the economy, immigration, Ukraine and the Middle East. The White House is crafting a blame-it-on-Congress legal justification to back up President Barack Obama's impending executive actions on immigration. Facing an expect onslaught of opposition, the administration plans to argue that by failing to provide enough resources to fully enforce U.S. laws, lawmakers have ceded wide latitude to White House to prioritize deportations, administration officials and legal experts said. But Republicans, too, are exploring their legal options for stopping Obama from what they’ve deemed an egregious presidential overstep.
    Connor Radnovich, File | AP Photo
  • Obama Immigration
    FILE - This Aug. 2, 2014 file photo shows demonstrators protesting at Freedom Plaza in Washington asking President Barack Obama to modify his deportations policies. The White House is crafting a blame-it-on-Congress legal justification to back up President Barack Obama's impending executive actions on immigration. Facing an expect onslaught of opposition, the administration plans to argue that by failing to provide enough resources to fully enforce U.S. laws, lawmakers have ceded wide latitude to White House to prioritize deportations, administration officials and legal experts said. But Republicans, too, are exploring their legal options for stopping Obama from what they’ve deemed an egregious presidential overstep.
    Jose Luis Magana, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Governors Five Things
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This Aug. 8, 2014, file photo shows Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker as he speaks at the Republican National Committee summer meetings in Chicago. Becoming a governor can take years of paying political dues and a grueling nomination battle. Once it’s gotten, keeping the power tends to be easier. Incumbents are tough to beat, particularly when the economy is on the upswing. That’s the case this year when 36 states pick governors.
    Kamil Krzaczynski, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Governors Five Things
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This Aug. 13, 2014, file photo shows New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo as he speaks during his meeting with Israel's President Reuven Rivlin, at the President's residence in Jerusalem. Becoming a governor can take years of paying political dues and a grueling nomination battle. Once it’s gotten, keeping the power tends to be easier. Incumbents are tough to beat, particularly when the economy is on the upswing. That’s the case this year when 36 states pick governors.
    Sebastian Scheiner, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Governors Five Things
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This July 28, 2014, file photo shows California Governor Jerry Brown as he speaks during a joint press conference with Mexico's Secretary of Foreign Affairs Jose Antonio Meade in Mexico City. Becoming a governor can take years of paying political dues and a grueling nomination battle. Once it’s gotten, keeping the power tends to be easier. Incumbents are tough to beat, particularly when the economy is on the upswing. That’s the case this year when 36 states pick governors.
    Rebecca Blackwell, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Governors Five Things
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This Aug. 4, 2014, file photo shows Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper as he speaks during a news conference at the Capitol in Denver. Becoming a governor can take years of paying political dues and a grueling nomination battle. Once it’s gotten, keeping the power tends to be easier. Incumbents are tough to beat, particularly when the economy is on the upswing. That’s the case this year when 36 states pick governors.
    Brennan Linsley, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Governors Five Things
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This July 12, 2014, file photo shows Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad as he asks a question during a meeting of the Health and Human Services Committee at the National Governors Association convention in Nashville, Tenn. Becoming a governor can take years of paying political dues and a grueling nomination battle. Once it’s gotten, keeping the power tends to be easier. Incumbents are tough to beat, particularly when the economy is on the upswing. That’s the case this year when 36 states pick governors.
    Mark Humphrey, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Governors Five Things
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This March 28, 2014, file photo shows South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley as she speaks during a news conference at the BMW manufacturing plant in Greer, S.C. Becoming a governor can take years of paying political dues and a grueling nomination battle. Once it’s gotten, keeping the power tends to be easier. Incumbents are tough to beat, particularly when the economy is on the upswing. That’s the case this year when 36 states pick governors.
    Chuck Burton, File | AP Photo
  • Police Shooting Missouri Fundraising
    In this Aug. 24, 2014 photo, from left: Silent Q, Sal Calhoon and Allen Gates, all of St. Louis, perform at a benefit concert for Michael Brown's family in St. Louis. Fundraising on behalf of the family of the black 18-year-old shot Aug. 9 by officer Darren Wilson, through concerts, online fundraising and other events, raised $280,000 from more than 9,300 people in 13 days.
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Roberto Rodriguez | AP Photo
  • Police Shooting Missouri Fundraising
    FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2014 file photo protesters demonstrate against the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. Since the Aug. 9 shooting death of the black 18-year-old by white police officer Darren Wilson, protesters have invested their time decrying the killing as an illustration of racial inequities in the nation's policing. Now, thousands from New York to California and points overseas are investing their money _ in staggering amounts, as contributions to Brown's family and Wilson.
    Charlie Riedel, File | AP Photo
  • Police Shooting Missouri Fundraising
    FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2014 photo people donate money for the family of Michael Brown during a rally in Ferguson, Mo. Fundraising on behalf of the family of the black 18-year-old shot Aug. 9 by white police officer Darren Wilson, has drawn more than $280,000 in contributions from online fundraising, concerts, memorial T-shirt sales and other efforts.
    Charlie Riedel, File | AP Photo
  • Police Shooting Missouri Fundraising
    FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2014 file photo police arrest a man as they disperse a protest against the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. Since the Aug. 9 shooting death of the black 18-year-old by white police officer Darren Wilson, protesters have invested their time decrying the killing as an illustration of racial inequities in the nation's policing. Now, thousands from New York to California and points overseas are investing their money _ in staggering amounts, as contributions to Brown's family and Wilson.
    Charlie Riedel, File | AP Photo
  • Police Shooting Missouri Fundraising
    In this Aug. 23, 2014 photo Beth Zeiter, of Fenton, buys a shirt with the words "Officer Darren Wilson. I stand by you" for a $20 donation at a rally for the Ferguson police officer on Saturday in St. Louis. While public rallies in support of Wilson have been greatly smaller than the thousands who have turned out for protests demanding that Wilson be charged in Michael Brown's death, the contributions on the officer's behalf, as of Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, totaled more than $409,000.
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Huy Mach | AP Photo
  • Police Shooting Missouri Fundraising
    In this Aug. 23, 2014 photo shirts with the words "Officer Darren Wilson. I stand by you" are sold for a $20 donation at a rally for the Ferguson police officer on Saturday in St. Louis. While public rallies in support of Wilson have been greatly smaller than the thousands who have turned out for protests demanding that Wilson be charged in Michael Brown's death, the contributions on the officer's behalf, as of Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, totaled more than $409,000.
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Huy Mach | AP Photo
  • Police Shooting Missouri Fundraising
    FILE - In this Aug. 11, ,2014 file photo Lesley McSpadden, center, and Michael Brown Sr., left, the parents of Michael Brown, listen as attorney Benjamin Crump speaks during a news conference in Jennings, Mo. Crump set up the "Michael Brown Memorial Fund” on behalf of the family of the black 18-year-old that has raised almost $279,000 since Brown was shot Aug. 9 by white police officer Darren Wilson.
    Jeff Roberson, File | AP Photo
  • Obama
    White House press secretary Josh Earnest briefs reporters during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Earnest started his briefing with a question on Syria.
    Charles Dharapak | AP Photo
  • Obama Syria
    FILE - This May 3, 2013 file photo president Barack Obama responding to a question about the ongoing situation in Syria during a news conference in San Jose, Costa Rica. One year ago, President Barack Obama was barreling toward airstrikes in Syria when he abruptly announced that he first wanted approval from congressional lawmakers. The move threw his policy into confusion and the strikes were eventually scrapped. Now, as Obama again contemplates military action in Syria, the White House is suggesting it may not be necessary to get a sign-off from Congress. While cautioning that Obama has made no final decisions, officials say there is a difference between last year’s effort to strike Syria’s government in retaliation for chemical weapons use and a bombing campaign against Islamic State militants that is now under consideration.
    Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File | AP Photo
  • Girl with Uzi
    People are seen at the Last Stop outdoor shooting range Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in White Hills, Ariz. Gun range instructor Charles Vacca was accidentally killed Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 at the range by a 9-year-old with an Uzi submachine gun.
    John Locher | AP Photo
  • Girl with Uzi
    A man closes off an entrance to the Last Stop outdoor shooting range Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in White Hills, Ariz. Gun range instructor Charles Vacca was accidentally killed Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 at the range by a 9-year-old with an Uzi submachine gun.
    John Locher | AP Photo
  • Girl with Uzi
    A young person runs by the Last Stop outdoor shooting range Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in White Hills, Ariz. Gun range instructor Charles Vacca was accidentally killed Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 at the range by a 9-year-old with an Uzi submachine gun.
    John Locher | AP Photo
  • Russia Putin
    Russian President Vladimir Putin talks to young soccer players during his visit to a new stadium of Spartak Moscow soccer club in Moscow, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.
    Sergei Karpukhin, Pool | AP Photo
  • Argentina Strike
    Riot police cordon off protesters partially blocking one of the main access roads to Buenos Aires over the Riachuelo River, in Argentina, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. CTA, an opposition union umbrella group, started a 36-hour strike to demand more jobs, better salaries and tax cuts.
    Victor R. Caivano | AP Photo
  • Mexico De la Tierra
    FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2013 file photo, Mexican-American Alex Gonzalez, left, and Argentina's Andres Gimenez, from De la Tierra, pose for portraits after a press conference in Mexico City. De la Tierra is a Heavy Metal project that reunites Alex González from Mana, Argentine rockers Flavio Cianciarulo and Andrés Giménez and the Brazil's Andreas Kisser. After opening for Metallica during the iconic heavy metal band tour in Latin America, De La Tierra will be in the US for a series of concerts that start August 31, 2014 in Los Angeles and includes shows in San Francisco, Houston, Atlanta, Miami, New York and Chicago.
    Christian Palma, File | AP Photo
  • Argentina Strike
    Protesters and their children stand on a bridge over the Riachuelo River, as they partially block one of Buenos Aires' main access roads, in Argentina, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. CTA, a union umbrella group that opposes the government, started a 36-hour strike to demand more jobs, better salaries and tax cuts on salaries.
    Victor R. Caivano | AP Photo
  • Voters Citizenship
    Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, left, discusses the case of a 92-year-old Shawnee, Kan., woman who initially couldn't meet a proof-of-citizenship requirement because she doesn't have a birth certificate, during a meeting of the State Election Board, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Topeka, Kan. Listening to him are Attorney General Derek Schmidt, center, and Caleb Crook, right, an attorney in the secretary of state's office.
    John Hanna | AP Photo
  • Mideast Israel Palestinians
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu smiles during a press conference at the prime minister's office in Jerusalem, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Israel's prime minister declared victory Wednesday in the recent war against Hamas in the Gaza Strip, saying the military campaign had dealt a heavy blow and a cease-fire deal gave no concessions to the Islamic militant group.
    Sebastian Scheiner | AP Photo
  • Mideast Israel Palestinians
    A Palestinian girl waves a green Islamic flag while walking in front of masked militants of Izzedine al-Qassam Brigades, military wing of Hamas, during a victory rally at the debris of destroyed houses in Shijaiyah, neighborhood of Gaza City, in the northern Gaza Strip, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. An open-ended cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip was holding Wednesday.
    Adel Hana | AP Photo
  • Mideast Gaza War Analysis
    Palestinians make coffee next to their destroyed house in Gaza City's Shijaiyah neighborhood, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. The third Gaza War in six years appears to have ended in another sort of tie, with both Israel and Hamas claiming the upper hand. Their questionable achievements have come at a big price, especially to long-suffering Palestinians in Gaza.
    Khalil Hamra | AP Photo
  • APTOPIX Mideast Israel Palestinians
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, left, stands with Israel's Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon, center, and Israeli Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz, during a press conference at the prime minister's office in Jerusalem, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Israel's prime minister declared victory Wednesday in the recent war against Hamas in the Gaza Strip, saying the military campaign had dealt a heavy blow and a cease-fire deal gave no concessions to the Islamic militant group.
    Sebastian Scheiner | AP Photo
  • Mideast Israel Palestinians
    Palestinian masked militants of Izzedine al-Qassam Brigades, military wing of Hamas, and their supporters celebrate during a victory rally at the debris of destroyed houses in Shijaiyah, neighborhood of Gaza City, in the northern Gaza Strip, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. An open-ended cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip was holding Wednesday.
    Adel Hana | AP Photo
  • Mideast Israel Palestinians
    A Palestinian militant of Izzedine al-Qassam Brigades, military wing of Hamas, holds his rifle during a celebration of the victory rally at the debris of destroyed houses in Shijaiyah, neighborhood of Gaza City, in the northern Gaza Strip, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. An open-ended cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip was holding Wednesday.
    Adel Hana | AP Photo
  • APTOPIX Mideast Israel Palestinians
    Israeli couple, Noga and Moshiko Siho, have their wedding photo taken in an army staging area on the Israeli Gaza border, near Kibbutz Yad Mordechai, Israel, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.
    Oded Balilty | AP Photo
  • APTOPIX Mideast Israel Palestinians
    Palestinians with their belongings drive back to their homes in Gaza City's Shijaiyah neighborhood, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.
    Khalil Hamra | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Governors Five Things
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This Aug. 26, 2014, file photo shows Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist as he speaks during a campaign stop in Boynton Beach, Fla. Becoming a governor can take years of paying political dues and a grueling nomination battle. Once it’s gotten, keeping the power tends to be easier. Incumbents are tough to beat, particularly when the economy is on the upswing. That’s the case this year when 36 states pick governors.
    J Pat Carter, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Governors Five Things
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This May 6, 2014, file photo shows Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn as he is seen at the state Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Becoming a governor can take years of paying political dues and a grueling nomination battle. Once it’s gotten, keeping the power tends to be easier. Incumbents are tough to beat, particularly when the economy is on the upswing. That’s the case this year when 36 states pick governors.
    Seth Perlman, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Governors Five Things
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This Aug. 6, 2014, file photo shows Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett as he speaks during a news conference in Philadelphia. Becoming a governor can take years of paying political dues and a grueling nomination battle. Once it’s gotten, keeping the power tends to be easier. Incumbents are tough to beat, particularly when the economy is on the upswing. That’s the case this year when 36 states pick governors.
    Matt Rourke, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Governors Five Things
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE- This April 29, 2014, file photo shows Florida Gov. Rick Scott as he speaks to members of the media in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Becoming a governor can take years of paying political dues and a grueling nomination battle. Once it’s gotten, keeping the power tends to be easier. Incumbents are tough to beat, particularly when the economy is on the upswing. That’s the case this year when 36 states pick governors.
    Uncredited | AP Photo, File
  • Midterm Election-Kissing Congressman
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30 AND THEREAFTER - In a Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 photo, U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister speaks before qualifying for his re-election bid, in Baton Rouge, La. The Republican congressman has drawn a crowded field of challengers after a cheating scandal earlier this year.
    Melinda Deslatte | AP Photo
  • Midterm Election-Kissing Congressman
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30 AND THEREAFTER - In a Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014 photo, U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister speaks at a sparsely-attended town hall meeting, in Greensburg, La. The Republican congressman has drawn a crowded field of challengers after a cheating scandal earlier this year.
    Melinda Deslatte | AP Photo
  • Midterm Election-Kissing Congressman
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30 AND THEREAFTER - In a Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014 photo, U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister answers questions from Virginia Bell, administrator for St. Helena Parish, at a sparsely-attended town hall meeting, in Greensburg, La. The Republican congressman has drawn a crowded field of challengers after a cheating scandal earlier this year.
    Melinda Deslatte | AP Photo
  • Midterm Election-Kissing Congressman
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30 AND THEREAFTER - U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister speaks before qualifying for his re-election bid in Baton Rouge, La. The Republican congressman has drawn a crowded field of challengers after a cheating scandal earlier this year.
    Melinda Deslatte | AP Photo
  • Argentina Strike
    Riot police walk toward protesters partially blocking one of the main access routes to Buenos Aires, over the Riachuelo River in Argentina, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. CTA, a union umbrella group that opposes the government, started a 36-hour strike to demand more jobs, better salaries and tax cuts on salaries.
    Victor R. Caivano | AP Photo
  • Argentina Strike
    Riot police cordon off protesters partially blocking one of Buenos Aires' main access routes over the Riachuelo River in Argentina, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. CTA, a union umbrella group that opposes the government, started a 36-hour strike to demand more jobs, better salaries and tax cuts on salaries.
    Victor R. Caivano | AP Photo
  • Argentina Strike
    Police patrol the Riachuelo River near a bridge where protesters marched during a strike in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. CTA, an opposition union umbrella group, started a 36-hour strike to demand more jobs, better salaries and tax cuts.
    Victor R. Caivano | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Senate Five Things
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This May 14, 2014, file photo shows North Carolina state House speaker Thom Tillis as he applauds guests in the gallery from the House floor during the opening session of the General Assembly in Raleigh, N.C. The top prize of the November midterm elections is control of the Senate for the final two years of President Barack Obama’s administration, with Republicans needing to pick up six more seats to take over.
    Uncredited | AP Photo, File
  • Arkansas Senate
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This Aug. 26, 2014, file photo shows Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., as he walks near an entrance to Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock, Ark. The top prize of the November midterm elections is control of the Senate for the final two years of President Barack Obama’s administration, with Republicans needing to pick up six more seats to take over.
    Danny Johnston, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Senate Five Things
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This Aug. 20, 2014, file photo shows Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., as he speaks at the Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance headquarters in Louisville, Ky. The top prize of the November midterm elections is control of the Senate for the final two years of President Barack Obama’s administration, with Republicans needing to pick up six more seats to take over.
    Timothy D. Easley, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Senate Five Things
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This Aug. 21, 2014, file photo shows Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., as he speaks during a news conference in North Little Rock, Ark. The top prize of the November midterm elections is control of the Senate for the final two years of President Barack Obama’s administration, with Republicans needing to pick up six more seats to take over.
    Danny Johnston, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Senate Five Things
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This March 3, 2014 file photo shows Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, as he speaks to reporters after a joint session of the Alaska Legislature in Juneau, Alaska. The top prize of the November midterm elections is control of the Senate for the final two years of President Barack Obama’s administration, with Republicans needing to pick up six more seats to take over.
    Becky Bohrer, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Senate Five Things
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This Aug. 8, 2014, file photo shows Kentucky Democratic senatorial candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes as she speaks to a group of supporters during a political rally, at the Hal Rogers Center in Hazard, Ky. The top prize of the November midterm elections is control of the Senate for the final two years of President Barack Obama’s administration, with Republicans needing to pick up six more seats to take over.
    Timothy D. Easley, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Senate Five Things
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This July 16, 2014, file photo shows the U.S. Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington. The top prize of the November midterm elections is control of the Senate for the final two years of President Barack Obama’s administration, with Republicans needing to pick up six more seats to take over.
    J. Scott Applewhite, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Senate Five Things
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This Oct. 3, 2013, file photo shows Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., center, joined by Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., left, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., right, as she speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. The top prize of the November midterm elections is control of the Senate for the final two years of President Barack Obama’s administration, with Republicans needing to pick up six more seats to take over.
    Evan Vucci, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Senate Five Things
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This Aug. 25, 2014, file photo shows Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., as she speaks with members of the media at a campaign field office in Goldsboro, N.C. The top prize of the November midterm elections is control of the Senate for the final two years of President Barack Obama’s administration, with Republicans needing to pick up six more seats to take over.
    Gerry Broome, File | AP Photo
  • Ukraine
    Ukrainian soldiers park their hardware on roadside as they wait for the start of the march into the town of Mariupol, eastern Ukraine, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Pro-Russian rebel forces entered a key town of Novoazovsk in southeastern Ukraine on Wednesday after three days of heavy shelling, the town's mayor said, capturing new territory far from most of their battles with government troops.
    Sergei Grits | AP Photo
  • Secretary of State Kansas
    FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2012 file photo is Jean Schodorf in Witchita, Kan. The Democratic candidate for secretary of state released the past three years of personal income tax information on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 and challenged current office occupant Kris Kobach to do the same. (AP Photo/The Wichita Eagle, Travis Heying, File) MAGS OUT; TV OUT
    Travis Heying | AP
  • Governors Race Davis
    Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis presents her new education policy during a stop at Palo Alto College, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in San Antonio. Davis, lagging behind in both polling and campaign finances, spent about $4 million in August to attack Republican opponent Greg Abbott on television.
    Eric Gay | AP Photo
  • Kenosha Casino
    FILE - This undated file image shows an artist's rendering provided by The Menominee Nation, of the tribe's proposed casino in Kenosha, Wis. Labor and political leaders from southeastern Wisconsin called on Gov. Scott Walker on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 to immediately approve the proposed $810-million casino and Hard Rock Cafe. The Bureau of Indian Affairs gave its approval for the casino a year ago, but Walker has until Feb. 19 to sign off on it.
    The Menominee Nation via The Kenosha News, File | AP Photo
  • Ukraine
    Ukrainian soldiers park their hardware on roadside as they are waiting for the start of the march into the town of Mariupol, eastern Ukraine, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Heavy shelling hit a town of Novoazovsk in southeastern Ukraine on Wednesday, the third day of an assault that has forced government troops to spread their ranks thinner along the Russian border. Ukraine claimed the shelling was coming both from pro-Russian separatists and from Russia itself.
    Sergei Grits | AP Photo
  • Insurers Dealing With Risk
    FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2013 file photo, an infusion drug to treat cancer is administered to a patient via intravenous drip at a cancer center hospital in Durham, N.C. Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul, but patient advocates still see wiggle room for companies to avoid covering the sickest and costliest patients. An Associated Press survey in 2014 found that some of the nation's top cancer centers were excluded from the networks of insurance plans sold on state exchanges.
    Gerry Broome, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections House Five Things
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER -FILE - This July 22, 2014, file photo shows, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn as he speaks during a bill signing ceremony in Chicago. The GOP is expected to tighten its majority grip on the House in November’s elections, adding seats as President Barack Obama’s unpopularity drags down Democrats and the chief executive’s party traditionally suffers losses in the midterm.
    M. Spencer Green, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections House Five Things
    FILE - This Aug. 20, 2014, file photo shows Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett as he speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Philadelphia. The GOP is expected to tighten its majority grip on the House in November’s elections, adding seats as President Barack Obama’s unpopularity drags down Democrats and the chief executive’s party traditionally suffers losses in the midterms.
    Matt Rourke, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections House Five Things
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This April 21, 2014, file photo shows Rep. Nick Rahall, D-W. Va., as he speaks during a school dedication event at Oakvale Elementary School in Princeton, W.Va. The GOP is expected to tighten its majority grip on the House in November’s elections, adding seats as President Barack Obama’s unpopularity drags down Democrats and the chief executive’s party traditionally suffers losses in the midterms.
    Michael Shroyer, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections House Five Things
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This May 19, 2014, file photo shows Rep. Michael Grimm, R-N.Y., as he leaves the courthouse in New York. The GOP is expected to tighten its majority grip on the House in November’s elections, adding seats as President Barack Obama’s unpopularity drags down Democrats and the chief executive’s party traditionally suffers losses in the midterms.
    Seth Wenig, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections House Five Things
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This May 14, 2014, file photo shows Rep. Lee Terry, R-Neb., as he speaks in Lincoln, Neb. The GOP is expected to tighten its majority grip on the House in November’s elections, adding seats as President Barack Obama’s unpopularity drags down Democrats and the chief executive’s party traditionally suffers losses in the midterms.
    Nati Harnik, File | AP Photo
  • Rim Fire Recovery
    FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2013 file photo, Scott Small, and other National Forest Service crew members work to restore terrain that was bulldozed for a firebreak in the battle against Rim Fire on a nordic ski trail along Dodge Ridge in the Stanislaus National Forest, near Tuolumne City, Calif. The Forest Service says it will release a final decision Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, on how much timber to log from the Sierra Nevada's largest wildfire in recorded history. Last year's Rim Fire burned 400 square miles including parts of Yosemite. A debate has since raged about sending burned and dead trees to lumber mills or leave them and let nature take its course.
    Rich Pedroncelli, File | AP Photo
  • Amish Attacks
    FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 10, 2011 file photo, Sam Mullet stands in front of his Bergholz, Ohio, home. An appeals court on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 overturned the hate-crime convictions of 16 Amish in beard- and hair-cutting attacks on fellow members of their faith in Ohio. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati sided with arguments brought by attorneys for the Amish, who were convicted two years ago in five attacks in Ohio Amish communities in 2011. The attacks were in apparent retaliation against Amish who had defied or denounced the authoritarian style of leader Mullet.
    Amy Sancetta, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections House Five Things
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This July 31, 2014, file photo shows members of congress as theyclimb the steps of the House of Representatives on Capitol Hill in Washington, before final votes. The GOP is expected to tighten its majority grip on the House in November’s elections, adding seats as President Barack Obama’s unpopularity drags down Democrats and the chief executive’s party traditionally suffers losses in the midterms.
    J. Scott Applewhite, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections House Five Things
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This Sept. 26, 2013 file photo shows Rep. Gary Miller, R-Calif., as he walks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Miller is retiring. The GOP is expected to tighten its majority grip on the House in November’s elections, adding seats as President Barack Obama’s unpopularity drags down Democrats and the chief executive’s party traditionally suffers losses in the midterms.
    J. Scott Applewhite, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections House Five Things
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This Dec. 11, 2013, file photo, shows Rep. Mike McIntyre, D-N.C., as he speaks with his chief of constituent services in his office on Capitol Hill in Washington. McIntyre is retiring. The GOP is expected to tighten its majority grip on the House in November’s elections, adding seats as President Barack Obama’s unpopularity drags down Democrats and the chief executive’s party traditionally suffers losses in the midterms.
    J. Scott Applewhite, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections House Five Things
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE -This Oct. 24, 2012 file photo shows Rep. Jim Matheson, D-Utah as he speaks to the Women’s Legislative Council at the Utah State Capitol, in Salt Lake City. The longtime Democrat is retiring. The GOP is expected to tighten its majority grip on the House in November’s elections, adding seats as President Barack Obama’s unpopularity drags down Democrats and the chief executive’s party traditionally suffers losses in the midterms.
    Rick Bowmer, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections House Five Things
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE- This Jan. 14, 2009, file photo shows Iowa Democrat Staci Appel at the Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa. Appel is trying to make history; Iowa and Mississippi are the only two states that have never elected a woman to Congress or the governor’s mansion. The GOP is expected to tighten its majority grip on the House in November’s elections, adding seats as President Barack Obama’s unpopularity drags down Democrats and the chief executive’s party traditionally suffers losses in the midterms.
    Charlie Neibergall, File | AP Photo
  • Back to School Common Core
    ADVANCE FOR SUNDAY, AUG. 31 AND THEREAFTER - This photo taken Monday, Aug. 18, 2014 shows hearings on legislation to repeal Common Core academic standards in the House Finance Hearing Room at Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio. Millions of students will sit down at computers this year to take new tests rooted in the Common Core standards for math and reading, but policymakers in many states are having buyer’s remorse. The fight to repeal the standards has heated up in Ohio, where Republican legislators such as state Rep. Andy Thompson saying it’s kind of “creepy the way this whole thing landed in Ohio with all the things prepackaged.”
    Columbus Dispatch, Kyle Robertson | AP Photo
  • Back to School Common Core
    ADVANCE FOR SUNDAY, AUG. 31 AND THEREAFTER -This photo taken Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 shows, from left, Rep. Andrew Thompson, Speaker William G. Batchelder and Rep. Matt Huffman listening to testimony on House Bill 597 in the House Finance Hearing Room at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio. The Bill is designed to eliminate Common Core education standards in Ohio. Millions of students will sit down at computers this year to take new tests rooted in the Common Core standards for math and reading, but policymakers in many states are having buyer’s remorse. The fight to repeal the standards has heated up in Ohio, where Republican legislators such as state Rep. Andy Thompson saying it’s kind of “creepy the way this whole thing landed in Ohio with all the things prepackaged.”
    Columbus Dispatch, Kyle Robertson | AP Photo
  • Back to School Common Core
    ADVANCE FOR SUNDAY, AUG. 31 AND THEREAFTER - This photo taken Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 shows Melanie Elsey, of Strongsville, Ohio, giving here testimony on House Bill 597 in the House Finance Hearing Room at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio. The Bill is designed to eliminate Common Core education standards in Ohio. Millions of students will sit down at computers this year to take new tests rooted in the Common Core standards for math and reading, but policymakers in many states are having buyer’s remorse. The fight to repeal the standards has heated up in Ohio, where Republican legislators such as state Rep. Andy Thompson saying it’s kind of “creepy the way this whole thing landed in Ohio with all the things prepackaged.”
    Kyle Robertson | AP Photo, Columbus Dispatch, Kyle Robertson
  • Military Jet Crash Virginia
    A search helicopter lands close to the scene where an Air Force F-15C fighter jet based in Massachusetts crashed near Deerfield, Va., on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. The jet was on a standard training exercise to receive a system upgrade and had no munition onboard, said Maj. Matthew Mutti, from Barnes Air National Guard Base. Officials said the pilot's status was unknown.
    The Staunton News Leader, Griffin Moores | AP Photo
  • Cyprus Bank Protest
    Demonstrators hold banners that read in Greek "Blackmail will not pass, People's struggle will break them" as they shout slogans against the government outside of the presidential palace in Nicosia, Cyprus, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Hundreds of Cypriots have staged a protest against proposed legislation aimed at helping the bailed-out country’s beleaguered banks collect on bad loans.
    Petros Karadjias | AP Photo
  • Cyprus Bank Protest
    Demonstrators with banners gather outside of the presidential palace in Nicosia, Cyprus, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Hundreds of Cypriots have staged a protest against proposed legislation aimed at helping the bailed-out country’s beleaguered banks collect on bad loans.
    Petros Karadjias | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections 2016
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This Aug. 5, 2014, file photo shows Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., as he is introduced to speak during a meeting with local Republicans in Hiawatha, Iowa. One set of elections ends in early November as another begins when presidential hopefuls cross the unofficial starting line in the 2016 race for the White House. With control of the Senate at stake, the months leading up to the mid-term elections offer a clearer window on a crowd of potential presidential candidates already jockeying for position from Nevada to New Hampshire.
    Charlie Neibergall, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections 2016
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This Aug. 14, 2014, file photo shows New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie as he speaks during a town hall meeting in Ocean City, N.J. One set of elections ends in early November as another begins when presidential hopefuls cross the unofficial starting line in the 2016 race for the White House. With control of the Senate at stake, the months leading up to the mid-term elections offer a clearer window on a crowd of potential presidential candidates already jockeying for position from Nevada to New Hampshire.
    Mel Evans, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections 2016
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This July 17, 2014, file photo shows Hillary Rodham Clinton as she arrives to a signing of her book "Hard Choices" in Ridgewood, N.J. One set of elections ends in early November as another begins when presidential hopefuls cross the unofficial starting line in the 2016 race for the White House. With control of the Senate at stake, the months leading up to the mid-term elections offer a clearer window on a crowd of potential presidential candidates already jockeying for position from Nevada to New Hampshire.
    Julio Cortez, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections 2016
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This Aug. 20, 2014, file photo shows Vice President Joe Biden, right, with Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, left, at Goodwin College, in East Hartford, Conn. One set of elections ends in early November as another begins when presidential hopefuls cross the unofficial starting line in the 2016 race for the White House. With control of the Senate at stake, the months leading up to the mid-term elections offer a clearer window on a crowd of potential presidential candidates already jockeying for position from Nevada to New Hampshire.
    Jessica Hill, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections 2016
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This April 18, 2013, file photo shows former Fla. Gov. Jeb Bush as he speaks at the Hispanic Leadership Network conference, in Coral Gables, Fla. One set of elections ends in early November as another begins when presidential hopefuls cross the unofficial starting line in the 2016 race for the White House. With control of the Senate at stake, the months leading up to the mid-term elections offer a clearer window on a crowd of potential presidential candidates already jockeying for position from Nevada to New Hampshire.
    Wilfredo Lee, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections 2016
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This Aug. 23, 2014, file photo shows Texas Gov. Rick Perry as he speaks at a GOP picnic in Chichester, N.H. One set of elections ends in early November as another begins when presidential hopefuls cross the unofficial starting line in the 2016 race for the White House. With control of the Senate at stake, the months leading up to the mid-term elections offer a clearer window on a crowd of potential presidential candidates already jockeying for position from Nevada to New Hampshire.
    Jim Cole, File | AP Photo
  • Military Jet Crash Virginia
    A search helicopter lands close to the scene where an Air Force F-15C fighter jet based in Massachusetts crashed near Deerfield, Va. on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. The jet was on a standard training exercise to receive a system upgrade and had no munition onboard, said Maj. Matthew Mutti, from Barnes Air National Guard Base. Officials said the pilot's status was unknown.
    The Staunton News Leader, Griffin Moores | AP Photo
  • Military Jet Crash Virginia
    A Virginia State Police search helicopter hovers close to the scene where an Air Force F-15C fighter jet based in Massachusetts crashed near Deerfield, Va., Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. The jet was on a standard training exercise to receive a system upgrade and had no munition onboard, said Maj. Matthew Mutti, from Barnes Air National Guard Base. Officials said the pilot's status was unknown.
    The Staunton News Leader, Griffin Moores | AP Photo
  • Military Jet Crash Virginia
    A search helicopter lands close to the scene where an Air Force F-15C fighter jet based in Massachusetts crashed near Deerfield, Va., Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. The jet was on a standard training exercise to receive a system upgrade and had no munition onboard, said Maj. Matthew Mutti, from Barnes Air National Guard Base. Officials said the pilot's status was unknown.
    The Staunton News Leader, Griffin Moores | AP Photo
  • Military Jet Crash Virginia
    FILE - This is an April 4, 1999, file photo, provided by the Department of Defense shows a US Air force F-15C jet. An Air Force F-15C fighter jet based in Massachusetts crashed in the mountains of western Virginia on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. The jet was on a standard training exercise to receive a system upgrade and had no munition onboard, said Maj. Matthew Mutti, from Barnes Air National Guard Base. Officials said the pilot's status was unknown.
    US Department of Defense | AP Photo
  • Military Jet Crash Virginia
    Augusta County Sheriff's deputy Jeremy McManaway, center, talks with another emergency responder at a staging area close to the scene where an Air Force F-15C fighter jet based in Massachusetts crashed near Deerfield, Va., Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. The jet was on a standard training exercise to receive a system upgrade and had no munition onboard, said Maj. Matthew Mutti, from Barnes Air National Guard Base. Officials said the pilot's status was unknown.
    The Staunton News Leader, Griffin Moores | AP Photo
  • Military Sexual Assault
    This undated image provided by the Army shows Maj. Gen. Michael T. Harrison Sr. Harrison, a two-star Army general faulted for failing to properly investigate sexual assault and other accusations against a colonel on his staff will be retired at one-star rank, the Army announced Wednesday.
    U.S. Army, Chip Steitz | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Obama
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This June 17, 2014, file photo shows President Barack Obama as he speaks at the Democratic National Committee's (DNC) annual Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) fundraiser gala in Gotham Hall, in New York. His name won't be on the ballot, but Obama will shape the midterm elections like no other else. For Republicans, he is a punch line who fires up conservatives and reaches dissatisfied independents like no other. And there are Democrats who won't even mention his name. It's left Obama able to do little more than raise money ahead of an election that will define how he spends his final two years in office.
    Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File | AP Photo
  • Crow Reservation Killings
    FILE - This photo provided by the FBI shows Sheldon Bernard Chase, 22, arrested in connection with three deaths on Montana's Crow Reservation. Chase, who is accused in a triple murder on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation, is due in court Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, for a mental health competency hearing.
    FBI, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Campaign Cash
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE- This Aug. 8, 2014, file photo shows Kentucky Democratic senatorial candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes as she speaks to a group of supporters during a political rally at the Hal Rogers Center in Hazard, Ky. The first midterm elections since both parties embraced a historic change in campaign finance, and with it a sea of campaign cash, will mean for most voters an avalanche of television ads trying to reach the few able to be swayed and willing to vote. In the nation's closest races for U.S. Senate, that translates into "price per vote" that could easily double what was spent in the 2012 presidential election.
    Timothy D. Easley, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Campaign Cash
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This June 3, 2014, file photo shows Iowa Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst speaking in Des Moines, Iowa. The first midterm elections since both parties embraced a historic change in campaign finance, and with it a sea of campaign cash, will mean for most voters an avalanche of television ads trying to reach the few able to be swayed and willing to vote. In the nation's closest races for U.S. Senate, that translates into "price per vote" that could easily double what was spent in the 2012 presidential election.
    Charlie Neibergall, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Campaign Cash
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, file photo shows Cornell Woolridge of Windsor Mill, Md., as he demonstration outside the Supreme Court in Washington, as the court heard arguments on campaign finance. The first midterm elections since both parties embraced a historic change in campaign finance, and with it a sea of campaign cash, will mean for most voters an avalanche of television ads trying to reach the few able to be swayed and willing to vote. In the nation's closest races for U.S. Senate, that translates into "price per vote" that could easily double what was spent in the 2012 presidential election.
    Susan Walsh, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Campaign Cash
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This June 18, 2014 file photo shows Iowa Democratic Senate candidate, Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The first midterm elections since both parties embraced a historic change in campaign finance, and with it a sea of campaign cash, will mean for most voters an avalanche of television ads trying to reach the few able to be swayed and willing to vote. In the nation's closest races for U.S. Senate, that translates into "price per vote" that could easily double what was spent in the 2012 presidential election.
    Cliff Owen, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Campaign Cash
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This Sept. 3, 2013, file photo shows N.C. House Speaker Thom Tillis, center, as he speaks with lawmakers on the House floor in Raleigh, N.C. Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C. is running against Republican rival Tillis. The first midterm elections since both parties embraced a historic change in campaign finance, and with it a sea of campaign cash, will mean for most voters an avalanche of television ads trying to reach the few able to be swayed and willing to vote. In the nation's closest races for U.S. Senate, that translates into "price per vote" that could easily double what was spent in the 2012 presidential election.
    Gerry Broome, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Campaign Cash
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This Jan. 8, 2013, file photo shows the Capitol reflected in the windows of the Newseum, on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington. The first midterm elections since both parties embraced a historic change in campaign finance, and with it a sea of campaign cash, will mean for most voters an avalanche of television ads trying to reach the few able to be swayed and willing to vote. In the nation's closest races for U.S. Senate, that translates into "price per vote" that could easily double what was spent in the 2012 presidential election.
    Jacquelyn Martin, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Campaign Cash
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This Aug. 20, 2014, file photo shows Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., joined by his wife Elaine Chao, as he speaks to reporters following a candidates forum at the Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance headquarters, in Louisville, Ky. The first midterm elections since both parties embraced a historic change in campaign finance, and with it a sea of campaign cash, will mean for most voters an avalanche of television ads trying to reach the few able to be swayed and willing to vote. In the nation's closest races for U.S. Senate, that translates into "price per vote" that could easily double what was spent in the 2012 presidential election.
    Timothy D. Easley, File | AP Photo
  • Ohio Governor Threat Records
    FILE - In this March 29, 2014, file photo, Ohio Gov. John Kasich speaks at the Republican Jewish Coalition in Las Vegas. The state of Ohio acted legally in withholding records documenting threats against Republican Gov. John Kasich from a political blogger who requested them, the Ohio Supreme Court said Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.
    Julie Jacobson, File | AP Photo
  • Mideast Yemen
    A Yemeni officer who is a member of Shiite Hawthi rebels chants slogans demanding the government step down during a demonstration on a street in Sanaa, Yemen, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. Yemen's Shiite rebel group called for new protests Sunday after rejecting a draft proposal by a presidential delegation to stop their demonstrations in return for a new government and a review of the country's economic policies.
    Hani Mohammed | AP Photo
  • Mideast Yemen
    Yemeni officers who are members of Shiite Hawthi rebels attend a demonstration demanding the government step down on a street in Sanaa, Yemen, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. Yemen's Shiite rebel group called for new protests Sunday after rejecting a draft proposal by a presidential delegation to stop their demonstrations in return for a new government and a review of the country's economic policies.
    Hani Mohammed | AP Photo
  • Mideast Yemen
    Yemeni Shiite protesters march during a demonstration demanding the government step down on a street in Sanaa, Yemen, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. Yemen's Shiite rebel group called for new protests Sunday after rejecting a draft proposal by a presidential delegation to stop their demonstrations in return for a new government and a review of the country's economic policies. Arabic writing on a banner at background reads,"Leave with your corruption."
    Hani Mohammed | AP Photo
  • Nomination Question Lawsuit
    FILE - This Jan. 14, 2014 file photo shows South Dakota Secretary of State Jason Gant on the first day of the 2014 legislative session in Pierre, S.D. South Dakota's Libertarian Party is asking a federal judge to stop Gant from printing November general election ballots without the name of the party's candidate for the Public Utilities Commission. Gant last week ruled Ryan Gaddy ineligible to run for the office, saying Gaddy didn't comply with a state law that requires candidates to be members of the party that nominates them.
    Rapid City Journal, Chris Huber, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This Aug. 5, 2013, file photo shows U.S. Rep. Scott Perry, R-Pa., talking to reporters after a closed-door fundraiser with U.S. House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, on City Island in Harrisburg, Pa. The election of 2014 is an election of contradictions. A surly electorate holds President Barack Obama in low regard and gives Congress even worse marks, yet for all their anger, a historic few are motivated enough to vote and those that do are poised to "keep the bums in."
    Marc Levy, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - In this this Oct. 24, 2012, file photo in Davenport, Iowa, is U.S. Rep. Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa, who faces Republican John Archer in Iowa's 2nd Congressional District race. The election of 2014 is an election of contradictions. A surly electorate holds President Barack Obama in low regard and gives Congress even worse marks, yet for all their anger, a historic few are motivated enough to vote and those that do are poised to "keep the bums in."
    Charlie Neibergall, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This Oct. 2, 2013, file photo shows Vicki Maturo, of Culver City, Calif., as she protests against the government shutdown outside the federal building in Los Angeles. The election of 2014 is an election of contradictions. A surly electorate holds President Barack Obama in low regard and gives Congress even worse marks, yet for all their anger, a historic few are motivated enough to vote and those that do are poised to "keep the bums in."
    Jae C. Hong, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This March 25, 2014, file photo shows Rep. Joe Pitts, R-Pa. as he speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. The election of 2014 is an election of contradictions. A surly electorate holds President Barack Obama in low regard and gives Congress even worse marks, yet for all their anger, a historic few are motivated enough to vote and those that do are poised to "keep the bums in."
    Lauren Victoria Burke, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This Feb. 21, 2014, file photo shows the U.S. Capitol and the Peace Monument in Washington. The election of 2014 is an election of contradictions. A surly electorate holds President Barack Obama in low regard and gives Congress even worse marks, yet for all their anger, a historic few are motivated enough to vote and those that do are poised to "keep the bums in."
    J. Scott Applewhite, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections
    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This Jan. 3, 2013, file photo shows House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, left, performs a mock swearing in for Rep. Dan Maffei, D-N.Y., right, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The election of 2014 is an election of contradictions. A surly electorate holds President Barack Obama in low regard and gives Congress even worse marks, yet for all their anger, a historic few are motivated enough to vote and those that do are poised to "keep the bums in."
    Cliff Owen, File | AP Photo
  • Senate New Hampshire Debate
    Republican U.S. Senate hopefuls, former state Sen. Jim Rubens, left, and former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown, right, listen as former U.S. Sen. Bob Smith speaks during a live radio debate Wednesday Aug. 27, 2014 at WGIR in Manchester, N.H. New Hampshire's state primary is Sept. 9.(AP Photo/Jim Cole)
    Jim Cole | AP Photo
  • Senate New Hampshire Debate
    Republican U.S. Senate hopefuls, from left, former state Sen. Jim Rubens and former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown, right, listen as former U.S. Sen. Bob Smith speaks during a live radio debate Wednesday Aug. 27, 2014 at WGIR in Manchester, N.H. New Hampshire's state primary is Sept. 9.
    Jim Cole | AP Photo
  • Soldier-Fragging-Deaths
    FILE - In this Monday, April 25, 2005, file photo, Sgt. Hasan Akbar is led from the Staff Judge Advocate Building at Fort Bragg, N.C., during the sentencing phase of his court-martial. Akbar, who was sentenced to death for killing two fellow service members and wounding 14 others in a grenade attack in Kuwait, will have an appeal in military court, on Nov. 18, in Washington.
    Gerry Broome, File | AP Photo
  • Mideast Israel Palestinians
    Palestinian relatives carry national flag-draped bodies of Omar al-Bareem, 17, and his brother Mohammed, 12, who were killed in an Israeli strike on a car, during their funeral at their family house in Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Two brother were killed in an airstrike on a car yesterday east of Khan Younis, according to Gaza health official Ashraf al-Kidra.
    Hatem Ali | AP Photo
  • Mideast Israel Palestinians
    Palestinians with their belongings drive a motorbike back to their house in Gaza City's Shijaiyah neighborhood, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.
    Khalil Hamra | AP Photo
  • Dominican Republic Vatican Ex Diplomat
    FILE - In this March 15, 2013 photo, Archbishop Josef Wesolowski, papal nuncio for the Dominican Republic, greets people after a Mass in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. A court in the Dominican Republic is taking the first steps toward possible sexual abuse charges against a former Vatican ambassador to the Caribbean country. The Vatican recalled Wesolowski in August 2013 after allegations emerged he had sexually molested boys there. The court says it will begin interviewing alleged victims on Sept. 2.
    Manuel Diaz, File | AP Photo
  • Switzerland UN Syria
    Karen Abuzayd, Member of the Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic, speaks to the media during a press conference about the release of latest report by the Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic covering the period between mid-January and mid-July plus the latest developments of the human rights situation in Syria, at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.
    Keystone,Martial Trezzini | AP Photo
  • Switzerland UN Syria
    Brazilian Paulo Pinheiro, Chairperson of the Commission of Inquiry on Syrian Arab Republic, speaks to the media during a press conference about the release of latest report by the Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic covering the period between mid-January and mid-July plus the latest developments of the human rights situation in Syria, at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.
    Keystone,Martial Trezzini | AP Photo
  • Switzerland UN Syria
    Carla del Ponte, Member of the Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic, speaks to the media during a press conference about the release of latest report by the Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic covering the period between mid-January and mid-July plus the latest developments of the human rights situation in Syria, at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.
    Keystone,Martial Trezzini | AP Photo
  • Switzerland UN Syria
    Vitit Muntarbhorn, Member of the Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic, speaks to the media during a press conference about the release of latest report by the Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic covering the period between mid-January and mid-July plus the latest developments of the human rights situation in Syria, at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.
    Keystone,Martial Trezzini | AP Photo
  • Insurers Dealing With Risk
    FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2013 file photo, an infusion drug to treat cancer is administered to a patient via intravenous drip at a cancer center hospital in Durham, N.C. Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul, but patient advocates still see wiggle room for companies to avoid covering the sickest and costliest patients. An Associated Press survey in 2014 found that some of the nation's top cancer centers were excluded from the networks of insurance plans sold on state exchanges.
    Gerry Broome, File | AP Photo
  • SmallBiz Small Talk
    FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2012 file photo, Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. On July 30, 2014, Cantwell, chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship, introduced legislation that would make it easier for women-owned companies to get loans and government contracts.
    Jacquelyn Martin, File | AP Photo
  • Afghanistan Election
    Afghan election commission workers sort ballots for an audit of the presidential run-off votes in front of international observers at an election commission office in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. One of two men vying to become the president of Afghanistan, Abdullah Abdullah, pulled his observers Wednesday from an audit of the country's disputed election over concerns of widespread fraud in a move that throws the already contentious election into further crisis.
    Massoud Hossaini | AP Photo
  • Afghanistan Election
    Afghan election commission workers sort ballots for an audit of the presidential run-off votes in front of international observers at an election commission office in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. One of two men vying to become the president of Afghanistan, Abdullah Abdullah, pulled his observers Wednesday from an audit of the country's disputed election over concerns of widespread fraud in a move that throws the already contentious election into further crisis.
    Massoud Hossaini | AP Photo
  • Afghanistan Election
    An Afghan election commission worker, left, sorts ballots for an audit of the presidential run-off votes in front of international observers at an election commission office in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. One of two men vying to become the president of Afghanistan, Abdullah Abdullah, pulled his observers Wednesday from an audit of the country's disputed election over concerns of widespread fraud in a move that throws the already contentious election into further crisis.
    Massoud Hossaini | AP Photo
  • Afghanistan Election
    An Afghan election commission worker looks on during an audit of the presidential run-off votes in front of international observers at an election commission office in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. One of two men vying to become the president of Afghanistan, Abdullah Abdullah, pulled his observers Wednesday from an audit of the country's disputed election over concerns of widespread fraud in a move that throws the already contentious election into further crisis.
    Massoud Hossaini | AP Photo
  • Afghanistan Election
    Afghan election commission workers sort ballots for an audit of the presidential run-off votes in front of international observers at an election commission office in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. One of two men vying to become the president of Afghanistan, Abdullah Abdullah, pulled his observers Wednesday from an audit of the country's disputed election over concerns of widespread fraud in a move that throws the already contentious election into further crisis.
    Massoud Hossaini | AP Photo
  • Burger King Tim Hortons
    A Burger King restaurant is seen on W. 26th Street in Millcreek Township, Pa., Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. Burger King struck an $11 billion deal to buy Tim Hortons that would create the world's third largest fast-food company and could make the Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain more of a household name around the world.
    Erie Times-News, Christopher Millette | AP Photo
  • Germany EU Migration
    German Minister of the Interior , Thomas de Maiziere right, and German Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Andrea Nahles, left, attend a press conference in Berlin , Wednesday Aug. 27 2014. The German government on Wednesday proposed measures to tighten migration regulations for citizens from elsewhere in the European Union amid accusations of welfare abuse by poor immigrants from Bulgaria and Romania. Thomas de Maiziere said that the Cabinet was proposing a six-month limit on EU citizens staying in the country, which is Europe’s biggest economy, without a job. In addition, he said EU citizens suspected of having abused Germany’s welfare system can be banned from re-entering the country. The new regulations were in line with those of other EU countries, he said.
    dpa, Bernd von Jutrczenka | AP Photo
  • China Vietnam
    In this photo released by China's Xinhua news agency, Vietnamese special envoy Le Hong Anh, left, poses with Liu Yunshan, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, prior to a meeting in Beijing Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. China and Vietnam said they're committed to negotiating maritime disputes to avoid a recurrence of tensions that spiked when China deployed an oil rig in waters claimed by Hanoi. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Zhang Duo) NO SALES
    Zhang Duo | AP
  • Common Core Jindal
    FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2012 file photo, Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana addresses activists from America's political right at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington. Jindal planned to file a lawsuit Wednesday Aug. 27, 2014 against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally manipulating federal grant money and regulations to force states to adopt the Common Core education standards.
    J. Scott Applewhite, File | AP Photo
  • Pakistan
    A supporter of Pakistan's cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan uses her cell phone to take picture of Khan during a protest near the parliament building in Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. Thousands of supporters of Pakistan's cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan and Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri are besieging parliament in the capital to pressure Sharif to resign over alleged election fraud.
    Anjum Naveed | AP Photo
  • Pakistan
    Supporters of Pakistan's cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan rally in Karachi, Pakistan, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. Thousands of Imran Khan's and Muslim cleric Tahir-ul- Qadri's supporters are besieging parliament in the capital to pressure Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resign over alleged election fraud.
    Shakil Adil | AP Photo
  • Pakistan
    Pakistan's cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan, center, gestures to his supporters during a protest near the parliament building in Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. Thousands of supporters of Pakistan's cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan and Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri are besieging parliament in the capital to pressure Sharif to resign over alleged election fraud.
    Anjum Naveed | AP Photo
  • Pakistan
    A child sleeps as her mother claps during a protest staged by Pakistan's cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan near the parliament building in Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. Thousands of supporters of Pakistan's cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan and Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri are besieging parliament in the capital to pressure Sharif to resign over alleged election fraud.
    Anjum Naveed | AP Photo
  • France Lagarde Corruption
    FILE - In this March 19, 2014 file photo, International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde arrives at a courthouse, in Paris, Wednesday, March 19, 2014. Lagarde says she is under official investigation for negligence in a French corruption probe that dates back to her days as finance minister. In a statement released Wednesday, Aug.27, 2014 after a fourth round of questioning before magistrates, Lagarde said she was returning to her work in Washington later in the day and said the decision was "without basis." She and her former chief of staff face questions about their role in a 400 million-euro ($531 million) payment to a businessman.
    Christophe Ena, File | AP Photo
  • France Lagarde Corruption
    FILE - In this March 19, 2014 file photo, International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde arrives at a courthouse, in Paris, Wednesday, March 19, 2014. Lagarde says she is under official investigation for negligence in a French corruption probe that dates back to her days as finance minister. In a statement released Wednesday, Aug.27, 2014 after a fourth round of questioning before magistrates, Lagarde said she was returning to her work in Washington later in the day and said the decision was "without basis." She and her former chief of staff face questions about their role in a 400 million-euro ($531 million) payment to a businessman.
    Christophe Ena, File | AP Photo
  • Arizona Primary Governor
    State treasurer and former CEO Doug Ducey speaks to supporters as he claims victory on winning the Republican primary for Arizona governor Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in Phoenix. Ducey defeated the other Republican candidates and will face Democrat Fred DuVal, who was unopposed in the primary, in November.
    Ross D. Franklin | AP Photo
  • Arizona Primary
    State treasurer and former CEO Doug Ducey, right, laughs along with Gov. Jan Brewer, left, as Ducey arrives to claim victory on winning the Republican primary for Arizona governor Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in Phoenix. Ducey defeated five other Republican candidates and will face Democrat Fred DuVal, who was unopposed in the primary, in November.
    Ross D. Franklin | AP Photo
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