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This image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment shows a ranger named Talion and his ghostly companion invading an orc fortress in a scene from video game Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Entertainment)
This image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment shows a ranger named Talion and his ghostly companion invading an orc fortress in a scene from video game...
Student protesters raise their hands to gesture of their non violent intentions as they resist during change of shift for local police but backed down after being reassured they could reoccupy the pavement outside the government compound’s gate, Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 in Hong Kong. Hong Kong police warned of serious consequences if pro-democracy protesters try to occupy government buildings, as they have threatened to do if the territory's leader doesn't resign by Thursday. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
Student protesters raise their hands to gesture of their non violent intentions as they resist during change of shift for local police but backed down after being...
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A Renault made Twingo is presented at the Paris Motor Show, in Paris, Thursday Oct. 2, 2014. The Paris Motor Show will open its doors to the public on Saturday Oct. 4, until Oct. 19.  European carmakers are hoping to impress with new models at this week's Paris Motor Show and prove they have come out stronger from years of economic trouble and cost-cutting. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)
A Renault made Twingo is presented at the Paris Motor Show, in Paris, Thursday Oct. 2, 2014. The Paris Motor Show will open its doors to the public on Saturday...
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A student pro-democracy activist holds up a placard at the protest site, Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 in Hong Kong. China warned of chaos and threw its weight behind Hong Kong's embattled leader Leung Chun-ying in his face-off with pro-democracy protesters who have threatened to occupy government offices unless he steps down by the end of Thursday. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
A student pro-democracy activist holds up a placard at the protest site, Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 in Hong Kong. China warned of "chaos" and threw its weight behind...
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In this Nov. 15, 2011 file photo, the setting sun is reflected on a window with the Sears logo, in Springfield, Ill. Sears, sorely in need of cash, is selling most of its stake in its Canadian unit to raise as much as $380 million. Chief Financial Officer Rob Schriesheim said in a statement on Thursday Oct. 2, 2014 that the retailer will use the proceeds for general corporate purposes. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)
In this Nov. 15, 2011 file photo, the setting sun is reflected on a window with the Sears logo, in Springfield, Ill. Sears, sorely in need of cash, is selling...
In this picture taken on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 in Smrzovka, Czech Republic, group of enthusiasts climbs up a 58-meter tall and 100-year-old chimney of a former...
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 In this July 10, 2009 file photo, Secret Service Agent Joseph Clancy, right, holds the door open for President Barack Obama upon arrival at the Vatican for a meeting with Pope Benedict XVI. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned Wednesday, a day after bitingly critical questioning by Congress about a White House security breach. There had been increasing calls for her departure during the day. Pierson will be replaced by Clancy, a former special agent in charge of the president's protective detail who retired in 2011. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, File)
In this July 10, 2009 file photo, Secret Service Agent Joseph Clancy, right, holds the door open for President Barack Obama upon arrival at the Vatican for a...
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Lobsang Sangay, the elected leader of the Tibetan government-in-exile, flanked by Nobel peace laureates Iranian-born rights lawyer Shirin Ebadi, left and Liberian women's rights activist, Jody Williams address a press conference in Dharmsala, India, Wednesday, Oct.1, 2014. The Nobel peace laureates who were among those who skipped a meeting of Nobel peace laureates in South Africa on Oct. 13-15 are expected to meet the Dalai Lama on Thursday. (AP Photo/Ashwini Bhatia)
Lobsang Sangay, the elected leader of the Tibetan government-in-exile, flanked by Nobel peace laureates Iranian-born rights lawyer Shirin Ebadi, left and Liberian...