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Cardinal Fernando Filoni, center, the Pope Francis special envoy to Iraq, front, arrives at St. George Church in Mangesh in northern Iraq, Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014. Islamic extremists shot 80 Yazidi men to death in Iraq, lining them up in small groups and opening fire with assault rifles before abducting their wives and children, officials and eyewitnesses reported Saturday. (AP Photo/ Khalid Mohammed)
Cardinal Fernando Filoni, center, the Pope Francis special envoy to Iraq, front, arrives at St. George Church in Mangesh in northern Iraq, Saturday, Aug. 16,...
In this Aug. 13, 2014 file photo, a man watches as police walk through a cloud of smoke during a clash with protesters in Ferguson, Mo. The response to Brown's death turned violent because of a convergence of factors, observers said. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
In this Aug. 13, 2014 file photo, a man watches as police walk through a cloud of smoke during a clash with protesters in Ferguson, Mo. The response to Brown's...
In this May 5, 2014 photo provided by Dana Humphrey, Joanie Pelzer poses with her dog Hubbell, a 9-year-old Chihuahua, in New York. When Pelzer signed up with a dog-friendly online dating service a few years ago, she was honest about her Chihuahua: He likes people more than other dogs, craves attention, steals food and can't stand to ride in the backseat of a car. Even with a man who loved animals as much as she did, he couldn't keep up with her dog's quirks. On their first date, Hubbell stole the man's breakfast as they drove from New York City to Long Island. They only had one more date. (AP Photo/Dana Humphrey)
In this May 5, 2014 photo provided by Dana Humphrey, Joanie Pelzer poses with her dog Hubbell, a 9-year-old Chihuahua, in New York. When Pelzer signed up with a...
A concert goer plays in the Julie Penrose Fountain during the Gettin' Down Downtown Summer Concert Series Wednesday, June 17, 2009. The free outdoor concert series is every Wednesday through August with the expection of next Wednesday at America the Beautiful Park.  (Christian Murdock/The Gazette)
A concert goer plays in the Julie Penrose Fountain during the Gettin' Down Downtown Summer Concert Series Wednesday, June 17, 2009. The free outdoor concert...
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This undated photo provided by Jan Showers & Associates shows a master bedroom in a house on Lake Whitney in Texas decorated by interior designer Jan Showers. Showers calls the color of the walls “pond green” in this room.  (AP Photo/Jan Showers & Associates, Jeff McNamara)
This undated photo provided by Jan Showers & Associates shows a master bedroom in a house on Lake Whitney in Texas decorated by interior designer Jan Showers....
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Cleveland Indians' Yan Gomes, right, gets a high-five from teammate David Murphy (7) after Gomes hit a home run, as Arizona Diamondbacks' Miguel Montero, second from left, looks over during the second inning of a baseball game Wednesday, June 25, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Cleveland Indians' Yan Gomes, right, gets a high-five from teammate David Murphy (7) after Gomes hit a home run, as Arizona Diamondbacks' Miguel Montero, second...
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Palmer Terrors junior David Grimaldo (10) makes a catch against Coronado Cougars senior Ryan Peltier (14) in the second quarter. Coronado hosted Palmer in boys' football action on Friday, August 22, 2014 at Garry Berry Stadium. Photo by Isaiah J. Downing
Palmer Terrors junior David Grimaldo (10) makes a catch against Coronado Cougars senior Ryan Peltier (14) in the second quarter. Coronado hosted Palmer in boys'...