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Making headlines this week

SURF'S UP: A bogieboarder rides a wave at the wedge in Newport Beach, Calif., Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Southern California beachgoers experienced much higher than normal surf, brought on by Hurricane Marie spinning off the coast of Mexico. Photo: Associated Press/Chris Carlson

A look at the week’s biggest newsmakers and the stories you won’t soon forget.

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Lexi Pearson, right, kisses her husband, Navy pilot Bryan Pearson, as he gets ready to deploy with the USS Carl Vinson, Friday, Aug. 22, in Coronado, Calif. The carrier and its strike group, including more than 6000 sailors, departed Friday for a nine-month deployment to the Western Pacific and Middle East. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
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Panda cub Bao Bao hangs from a tree in her habitat at the National Zoo in Washington on her first birthday, Saturday, Aug. 23. The National Zoo is celebrating with a traditional ‘Zhuazhou’ ceremony, a Chinese birthday tradition symbolizing long life. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
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Demonstrators march to protest the death of Eric Garner, Saturday, Aug. 23, in the Staten Island borough of New York. The city medical examiner ruled that Garner, 43, died as a result of a police chokehold during an attempted arrest. The march was led by the Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
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Nina Quidit cleans up the Dollar Plus and Party Supplies Store in American Canyon Calif. after an earthquake on Sunday Aug. 24. Quidit and her husband were woken up in the early morning hours by the store’s alarm company and immediately drove in to begin clean up. The 6.0-magnitude quake caused six significant fires, including at four mobile homes, Napa Division Fire Chief Darren Drake said. (AP Photo/Alex Washburn)
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People hold a photograph of James Foley, the freelance journalist killed by the IS group, during a memorial service in Irbil, 220 miles north of Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. Foley, the U.S. journalist slain by Islamic State militants after being held in captivity for nearly two years, was remembered in a small ceremony in Irbil on Sunday. (AP Photo/ Marko Drobnjakovic)
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An Army carry team moves a transfer case containing the remains of Sgt. 1st Class Matthew I. Leggett, Saturday, Aug. 23, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. According to the Department of Defense, Leggett, 39, of Ruskin, Fla., died Aug. 20, in Kabul, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when he was engaged by an enemy. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)
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The South Korea team bows to their fans and parents in the stands at Howard J. Lamade Stadium after celebrating an 8-4 win over Chicago in the Little League World Series championship baseball game in South Williamsport, Pa., Sunday, Aug. 24. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
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In this Wednesday, April 9, 2008 file photo, British actor and director Richard Attenborough arrives at the Galaxy British Book Awards in London. Acclaimed actor and Oscar-winning director Richard Attenborough, whose film career on both sides of the camera spanned 60 years, died on Sunday, Aug. 24. He was 90. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
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Beyoncé poses with her Video Vanguard Award and her awards for Best Cinematography, Best Video with a Social Message and Best Collaboration in the press room at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on Sunday, Aug. 24, in Inglewood, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
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Liberian security forces with riot gear stop people from leaving the West Point area, that has been hardest hit by the Ebola virus spreading in Monrovia, Liberia, Monday, Aug. 25. A Liberian doctor who was among three Africans to receive an experimental Ebola drug has died, the country’s information minister said Monday.(AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh)
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Co-executive producer Thomas Schnauz, from left Aaron Paul, Bryan Cranston and Bob Odenkirk pose in the press room with the award for outstanding drama series for “Breaking Bad” at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Monday, Aug. 25,in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
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The Toyota Land Cruiser 70 goes over a seesaw during the Land Cruiser Motor Show at a Toyota showroom in Tokyo, Monday, Aug. 25. Toyota Motor Corp. is bringing back the Land Cruiser 70 in Japan, catering to nostalgic demand for the rugged off-road vehicle. The Land Cruiser 70, the toughest of the Land Cruiser models, arrives at Japanese dealers Monday. But it’s on sale for only a year. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
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People raise their arms during the funeral service for Michael Brown at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Monday, Aug. 25. Hundreds of people gathered to say goodbye to Michael Brown, the 18-year-old shot and killed Aug. 9 in a confrontation with a police officer that fueled almost two weeks of street protests. (AP Photo/New York Times, Richard Perry)
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Outgoing commander of ISAF, U.S. Gen. Joseph Dunford, first left, and incoming U.S. Army Commander for International Security Assistance Forces (ISAF), Gen. John F. Campbell, first right, salute during a change of command ceremony at the ISAF Headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. ISAF is a NATO-led security mission in Afghanistan that was established by the United Nations Security Council in 2001. It will end its mission at the end of 2014. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)
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Investigators look over the wreckage of a plane that crashed as it rests on the side of a road Tuesday, Aug. 26, in Richmond Heights, Ohio. The Cessna 172R crashed and burst into flames just after takeoff from a regional airport outside of Cleveland on Monday, killing all four people on board, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
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A man attempts to clean the remains of tomatoes from outside his house after the annual “tomatina” tomato fight fiesta in the village of Bunol, 50 kilometers outside Valencia, Spain, Wednesday, Aug. 27. The streets of an eastern Spanish town are awash with red pulp as thousands of people pelt each other with tomatoes in the annual “Tomatina” battle that has become a major tourist attraction. At the annual fiesta in Bunol on Wednesday, trucks dumped 125 tons of ripe tomatoes for some 22,000 participants, many from abroad to throw during the hour-long morning festivities. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
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This March 23, 2008 photo provided by the Hennepin County, Minn. Sheriff’s Office shows Douglas McAuthur McCain. On Tuesday, Aug. 26, a U.S. official said McCain, a U.S. citizen, is believed to have been killed in Syria and was there to fight alongside a terrorist group, most likely the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Hennepin County, Minn. Sheriff’s Office)
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Peter Theo Curtis smiles as he talks with reporters outside his mother’s home in Cambridge, Mass., Wednesday, Aug. 27. Curtis, a freelance reporter who wrote under the byline Theo Padno and who had been held hostage for about two years in Syria, returned to the U.S. Tuesday. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
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Philadelphia police and other law enforcement officials view a body pulled from the Schuylkill River in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, Wednesday, Aug. 27. The bound bodies of two people were found in the river Wednesday, and a third man who said he managed to free himself is being treated at a hospital for stab wounds, police said. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)
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David Barajas gets a kiss from his wife Cindy after a jury acquitted him of murder at the Brazoria County Courthouse on Wednesday, Aug. 27, Angleton, Texas. Barajas was accused of fatally shooting Jose Banda in December 2012 near Alvin, minutes after Banda hit a truck Barajas and his two sons were pushing after it ran out of gas. Twelve-year-old David Jr. and 11-year-old Caleb were killed. He could have been sentenced to up to life in prison, if he had been convicted. (AP Photo/Patric Schneider)
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One of the one month old Panda triples receives a body check at the Chimelong Safari Park in Guangzhou in south China’s Guangdong province Thursday, Aug. 28. China announced the birth of extremely rare panda triplets in a further success for the country’s artificial breeding program. The three cubs were born July 29 in the southern city of Guangzhou. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
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Actor Brad Pitt poses by a jeep, during a photo call for the film, Fury, at the Tank museum, in Bovington, Dorset, southern England, Thursday, Aug. 28. Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in Chateau Miraval, France, says a spokesman for the couple. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
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Market Basket meat manager Bob Dietz, of Methuen, Mass., front right, hugs cashier Mary Olson, of Chelsea, Mass., after watching a televised speech by restored Market Basket CEO Arthur T. Demoulas at a store location, Thursday, Aug. 28, in Chelsea. A six-week standoff between thousands of employees of the New England supermarket chain and management has ended with the news that the beloved Demoulas is back in control after buying the entire company. Demoulas made his speech to workers in Tewksbury, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

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