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AMERICA, THE BEAUTIFUL:Jensi Francisco, 4, holds an American flag while attending a naturalization ceremony in which his mother, Jennifer Francisco, of the Dominican Republic, became a U.S. citizen at Turner Field, home of the Atlanta Braves baseball team, Wednesday, July 2, in Atlanta. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services welcomed 1,094 new citizens from 81 countries as part of their annual Independence Day celebration marking the nation’s 238th birthday this year. Photo: Associated Press/David Goldman

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AP389398648873_4A Union artillery battery historical re-enactors fire a canon during a demonstration at Kennesaw National Battlefield to mark the 150th anniversary of the civil war battle of Kennesaw Mountain, Saturday, June 28 in Kennesaw, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

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Canadian hooper Rebecca Halls performs with illuminated hula hoops at the Hula Hoop Festival Hoopurbia 2014 in Berlin, Germany, Sunday, June 29. Hoopurbia 2014 is the third edition of an urban hula hoop festival bringing together hoopers from around the globe for six days of workshops, dance parties and performance showcases with hula hoops. (AP Photo/Gero Breloer)

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Singer Dolly Parton performs at Glastonbury music festival, England, Sunday, June 29, 2014. Thousands of music fans have arrived for the festival to see headliners Arcade Fire, Metallica and Kasabian, but Parton was named the festival’s biggest draw. (Photo by Jonathan Short/Invision/)

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Rescuers search for workers believed buried in the rubble of a building that collapsed on the outskirts of Chennai, India, Sunday, June 29. Police said dozens of workers have been pulled out so far and the search is continuing. (AP Photo/Arun Sankar)

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Host Chris Rock speaks on stage at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre on Sunday, June 29, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

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Michael Hichborn kneels and prays as he joins demonstrators while waiting for the Supreme Court’s decision on the Hobby Lobby case outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Monday, June 30. The Supreme Court says corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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The body of former Tennessee Senator Howard Baker lies in state at the The Howard H. Baker, Jr. Center for Public Policy Monday, June 30, in Knoxville, Tenn. He died June 26 at age 88. His funeral was scheduled in Huntsville on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

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President Barack Obama walks through the colonnade to make an announcement about immigration reform, Monday, June 30, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The president said he’s done waiting for House Republicans to act on immigration. He says he now plans to act on his own. Obama announced his intention Monday to take executive action. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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An Indian Muslim father holds the hands of his daughter in his palms and prays before breaking fast on the first day of holy month Ramadan at the Jama Mosque in New Delhi, India, Monday, June 30. During this month the world’s estimated 1.6 billion Muslims will abstain from food, drink and other pleasures from sunrise to sunset. (AP Photo /Manish Swarup)

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Kenneth Feinberg, the independent claims administrator for the GM Ignition Compensation Program, announces the details of the program, including eligibility, scope, rules for the program, and timing of submitting claims, during a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington, Monday, June 30. Meanwhile the automaker announced the recall of millions more of vehicles.(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

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A bolt of lightening strikes near the top of the Willis tower in downtown Chicago, Monday, June 30, 2014, as rain and high winds were moving into Illinois from Iowa. Some flights are canceled at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport as northern Illinois braces for severe weather. Wicked weather is threatening to ruin the July Fourth holiday for much of the East Coast. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)

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A lone USA supporter dressed as ‘Captain America’ sits in the stands after Belgium defeated the USA 2-1 in extra time to advance to the quarterfinals during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

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Prospective plebes learn how to properly wear their covers during Induction Day at the U.S. Naval Academy, Tuesday, July 1, in Annapolis, Md. More than 1,200 young men and women reported for “I-Day,” where they received haircuts, medical examinations, new uniforms and instructions on how to salute before taking an oath of office to become members of academy’s newest class. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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A pro-Russia fighter smokes at a checkpoint in the village of Karlivka near Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, July 1. Ukraine renewed its attacks against armed pro-Russia separatists Tuesday after the president called off a unilateral cease-fire, carrying out air and artillery strikes against rebel positions in eastern Ukraine. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)
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Oscar Pistorius arrives at court in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, July 1. The murder trial of Pistorius resumed Monday, after one month during which mental health experts evaluated the athlete to determine if he has an anxiety disorder that could have influenced his actions on the night he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. (AP Photo/Daniel Born)

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GIlberto Valle, center, leaves Manhattan federal court in New York on Tuesday, July 1. A federal judge overturned the conviction of the former New York City police officer accused of plotting to kidnap, kill and eat young women. (AP Photo/Seth Weng)

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United States’ goalkeeper Tim Howard deflects the ball over the crossbar during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1. Howard set a World Cup record, deflecting 16 goals. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

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Jensi Francisco, 4, holds an American flag while attending a naturalization ceremony in which his mother, Jennifer Francisco, of the Dominican Republic, became a U.S. citizen at Turner Field, home of the Atlanta Braves baseball team, Wednesday, July 2, in Atlanta. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services welcomed 1,094 new citizens from 81 countries as part of their annual Independence Day celebration marking the nation’s 238th birthday this year. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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Tybee Island Ocean Rescue Senior Lifeguard Jerry Hazellief watches for rip currents from Hurricane Arthur from his lifeguard tower on the beach on Tybee Island, Ga., Thursday, July 3. The storm has bypassed the Georgia coast as predicted, but forecasters are warning beach goers to beware of dangerous rip currents in its wake. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

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