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FILE - In this July 9, 2014, file photo, a woman walks in front of the building that once housed the human rights group Fundacion Operacion Gaya Internacional in Heredia, Costa Rica. The group and had been contracted by Creative Associates to turn Cuba’s politically apathetic young people into "change agents." The Costa Rican government will investigate undercover U.S. programs operated from the Central American country and using its citizens in a ploy to destabilize the government in Cuba, the director of intelligence and security said Friday. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix,File)
Costa Rica to investigate US anti-Cuba programCosta Rica to investigate US program that recruited anti-government activists to work in Cuba
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FILE - This file photo released Friday, April 19, 2013 by the Federal Bureau of Investigation shows Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings. Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are asking a judge to dismiss indictments and put proceedings in the case on hold over concerns about the jury selection process in federal court. (AP Photo/Federal Bureau of Investigation, File)
Marathon bombing suspect's lawyers seek dismissalLawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect question jury selection process, seek dismissal
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Kyle Busch climbs from his car after qualifying for the Food City 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series auto race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Bristol, Tenn. Busch will start on the pole. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
Harvick wins Bristol pole; 5th of this seasonHarvick knocks red-hot Gordon from top spot to win pole at Bristol, his fifth this season
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Police: Woman with fake baby cited for trespassingPolice say woman with fake baby tries to enter Central California hospital's maternity ward
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President Barack Obama speaks in Edgartown, Mass., Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, about the killing of American journalist James Foley by militants with the Islamic State extremist group.  The president said the US will continue to confront Islamic State extremists despite the brutal murder of journalist James Foley. Obama said the entire world is "appalled" by Foley's killing. The president says he spoke Wednesday with Foley's family and offered condolences. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
US won't let borders hamper fight vs. extremistsExtremists' gains, brutality have US reassessing resistance to military action in Syria
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Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks to a group of business leaders, Friday Aug. 22, 2014, in Portsmouth, N.H. Perry, visiting the nation's earliest presidential primary state, said he has not decided if he will run for president again, but if he does he said voters can expect a different candidate.  (AP Photo/Jim Cole)
Perry in New Hampshire: No decision on 2016Texas Gov. Perry tells New Hampshire Republicans 2012 missteps humbled him; no 2016 decision
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This June 1, 2013 photo provided by the New York State Department of Corrections shows Mark David Chapman at the Wende Correctional Facility in Alden, N.Y. Chapman, who killed John Lennon in 1980, was denied release from prison in his eighth appearance before a parole board, New York corrections officials said Friday, Aug. 22, 2012. Chapman shot Lennon in December 1980 outside the Manhattan apartment building where the former Beatle lived. He was sentenced in 1981 to 20 years to life in prison after pleading guilty to second-degree murder. (AP Photo/New York State Department of Corrections)
Parole denied yet again for John Lennon's killerParole board refuses yet again to release John Lennon's killer, Mark David Chapman
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Baseball commissioner Bud Selig answers questions at a news conference, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, prior to a baseball game between the Cincinnati Reds and the Atlanta Braves in Cincinnati. Cincinnati hosts the All-Star game in 2015. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)
Selig hasn't changed outlook about RoseCommissioner Bud Selig hasn't changed outlook on Pete Rose's ban for gambling
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Goldman in deal worth $1.2B over US bond claimsGoldman Sachs in settlement worth $1.2B to resolve US claims over mortgage securities
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