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HONORING AMERICA'S HEROES: Al Willis, a Montford Point Marine, salutes during a ceremony on Veterans Day, Tuesday, Nov. 11, at the The All Wars Memorial to Colored Soldiers and Sailors in Philadelphia. Americans marked Veterans Day on Tuesday with parades, speeches and military discounts, while in Europe the holiday known as Armistice Day held special meaning in the centennial year of the start of World War I. Photo: Associated Press/Matt Rourke

AP968953845751Handlers steer Thomas the Tank Engine and Paddington Bear balloons through the parking lot at CitiField, Saturday, Nov. 8, in New York. The two balloons were taken for practice runs along with four other new character balloons in preparation for the 88th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Thomas the Tank Engine will be the parade’s largest balloon by helium volume and the one containing the most balloon fabric ever used on one character. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
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During a news conference Saturday, Nov. 8, at a Milwaukee police station, (from left to right) Amanda Legler, Ashley Fogl and Judy Hazard hug officers who responded Thursday after 5-year-old Laylah Petersen was shot in the head. She had been sitting on her grandfather’s lap at the time. (AP Photo/Carrie Antlfinger)
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Kenneth Bae, right, who had been held in North Korea since 2012, talks to reporters after he arrived Saturday, Nov. 8, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., after he was freed during a top-secret mission. At left is his sister Terri Chung. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
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Balloons of the art installation ‘Lichtgrenze 2014′ float away in front of Brandenburg Gate during the central event commemorating the fall of the wall in Berlin, Germany, Sunday, Nov. 9. 25 years ago – on Nov. 9, 1989 – the East-German government lifted travel restrictions and thousands of East Berliners had pushed their way past perplexed border guards to celebrate freedom with their brethren in the West. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
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U.S. President Barack Obama steps off Air Force One as he arrives to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Beijing, Monday, Nov. 10. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
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Light shines through the skylight above the pavilion entrance of the Fulton Center transit hub on the day of its official opening, Sunday, Nov. 9, in New York. The $1.4 billion hub links the World Trade Center to nine subway lines in lower Manhattan and is designed to serve up to 300,000 passengers daily. The center also features retail and office space. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
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Dr. Craig Spencer, who was the first Ebola patient in New York City, is hugged by Dr. Laura Evans, director of Critical Care at Bellevue Hospital, during a news conference at New York’s Bellevue Hospital, Tuesday, Nov. 11. Spencer was released from Bellevue Hospital on Tuesday at a joyous news conference where medical team members were cheering and hooting. It happened 19 days after he was diagnosed with the virus. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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Dan Howieson, right, and his wife Catherine Howieson, from Montgomery, Ala, touch the name of their classmate Darrell Colford, who was killed in Bien Hoa in the province of Dong Nai, Vietnam, inscribed on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial during Veterans Day commemoration in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 11. The Howiesons named their son in his honor. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
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A man walks by a house destroyed by fire in New Orleans, Tuesday, Nov. 11. New Orleans firefighters say a grandmother, three grandchildren and the children’s mother died in the two-story house fire. Fire Department spokesman Michael Williams said it appears the fire started on the first floor in the rear of the home. Williams said it took firefighters about an hour and a half to bring the fire under control. (AP Photo/Kevin McGill)
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A good Samaritan helps push a car stuck on an icy road in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, Nov. 11. The Midwest is experiencing the first icy touch of arctic air after a storm has moved into the region packing high winds, light snow and ice. Other regions and the East are expecting a dose later in the week, with temperatures forecast as much as 40 degrees below average. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
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A firefighter reaches through a cut-out window into a dangling work basket to rescue two window washers from outside 1 World Trade Center in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 12. The two window washers were trapped for more than an hour. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., center, listen to a question from a reporter on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 13, after Senate Republicans voted on leadership positions for the 114th Congress. Standing with McConnell are, starting third from left, Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., and Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
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A Syrian Kurdish refugee boy from the Kobani area, holds a toy weapon at a camp in Suruc, on the Turkey-Syria border Thursday, Nov. 13. Kobani, also known as Ayn Arab, and its surrounding areas, has been under assault by extremists of the Islamic State group since mid-September and is being defended by Kurdish fighters. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
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Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey listens, at right, as Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 13, before the House Armed Services committee hearing on the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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In this Thursday, Nov. 13, photo, an Indian daily wage laborer carries a basket on his head filled with chunks of coal at a local coal depot on the outskirts of Cuttack, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from the eastern Indian city of Bhubaneswar. This week’s China-U.S. climate agreement between the world’s top two polluters puts pressure on India, No. 3 on the list, to reduce emissions and move toward using more renewable energy. (AP Photo/Biswaranjan Rout)

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