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              FILE - In this Aug. 18, 2012 file photo, Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney gets into his car to attend a fundraising event on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2

    FILE - In this Aug. 18, 2012 file photo, Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney gets into his car to attend a fundraising event on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2

    Posted: 8/24/2012 3:48:28 AM EST
    FILE - In this Aug. 18, 2012 file photo, Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney gets into his car to attend a fundraising event on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012 in Nantucket, Mass. The unprecedented success of Romney to raise hundreds of millions of dollars in the costliest presidential race ever can be traced in part to a secretive data-mining project that sifts through Americans’ personal information _ including their purchasing history and church attendance _ to identify new and likely, wealthy donors, The Associated Press has learned. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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              Hardywood Park Craft Brewery brewmaster Patrick Murtaugh talks to a tour group of restauranteurs at his craft brewery in Richmond, Va., Monday, Aug. 20, 2012. From industrial outskirts

    Hardywood Park Craft Brewery brewmaster Patrick Murtaugh talks to a tour group of restauranteurs at his craft brewery in Richmond, Va., Monday, Aug. 20, 2012. From industrial outskirts

    Posted: 8/21/2012 11:03:22 AM EST
    Hardywood Park Craft Brewery brewmaster Patrick Murtaugh talks to a tour group of restauranteurs at his craft brewery in Richmond, Va., Monday, Aug. 20, 2012. From industrial outskirts of Richmond to the pastoral landscapes of the Blue Ridge Mountains and beyond, an army of Virginia artisans are turning their love of beer into business. With about 40 craft breweries in the state, Virginia pales in comparison to states like California, Oregon and Colorado. But craft brewers in Virginia hope to build on the success of the state's wine industry, which has seen steady growth in recent years and continues to attract tourists seeking to enjoy the concoctions made by Virginia craftsmen. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
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              Hardywood Park Craft Brewery head brewer Brian Nelson cleans equipment at the craft brewery in Richmond, Va., Monday, Aug. 20, 2012. From industrial outskirts of Richmond to the pastora

    Hardywood Park Craft Brewery head brewer Brian Nelson cleans equipment at the craft brewery in Richmond, Va., Monday, Aug. 20, 2012. From industrial outskirts of Richmond to the pastora

    Posted: 8/21/2012 11:03:22 AM EST
    Hardywood Park Craft Brewery head brewer Brian Nelson cleans equipment at the craft brewery in Richmond, Va., Monday, Aug. 20, 2012. From industrial outskirts of Richmond to the pastoral landscapes of the Blue Ridge Mountains and beyond, an army of Virginia artisans are turning their love of beer into business. With about 40 craft breweries in the state, Virginia pales in comparison to states like California, Oregon and Colorado. But craft brewers in Virginia hope to build on the success of the state's wine industry, which has seen steady growth in recent years and continues to attract tourists seeking to enjoy the concoctions made by Virginia craftsmen. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
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              Hardywood Park Craft Brewery President and co-founder, Eric McKay, second from left, and brewmaster Patrick Murtaugh, left, talk to a tour group of restauranteurs at his craft brewery i

    Hardywood Park Craft Brewery President and co-founder, Eric McKay, second from left, and brewmaster Patrick Murtaugh, left, talk to a tour group of restauranteurs at his craft brewery i

    Posted: 8/21/2012 11:03:22 AM EST
    Hardywood Park Craft Brewery President and co-founder, Eric McKay, second from left, and brewmaster Patrick Murtaugh, left, talk to a tour group of restauranteurs at his craft brewery in Richmond, Va., Monday, Aug. 20, 2012. From industrial outskirts of Richmond to the pastoral landscapes of the Blue Ridge Mountains and beyond, an army of Virginia artisans are turning their love of beer into business. With about 40 craft breweries in the state, Virginia pales in comparison to states like California, Oregon and Colorado. But craft brewers in Virginia hope to build on the success of the state's wine industry, which has seen steady growth in recent years and continues to attract tourists seeking to enjoy the concoctions made by Virginia craftsmen. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
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              Rachael Cardwell cleans barrels at the Hardywood Park Craft Brewery in Richmond, Va., Monday, Aug. 20, 2012.  From industrial outskirts of Richmond to the pastoral landscapes of the Blu

    Rachael Cardwell cleans barrels at the Hardywood Park Craft Brewery in Richmond, Va., Monday, Aug. 20, 2012. From industrial outskirts of Richmond to the pastoral landscapes of the Blu

    Posted: 8/21/2012 11:03:22 AM EST
    Rachael Cardwell cleans barrels at the Hardywood Park Craft Brewery in Richmond, Va., Monday, Aug. 20, 2012. From industrial outskirts of Richmond to the pastoral landscapes of the Blue Ridge Mountains and beyond, an army of Virginia artisans are turning their love of beer into business. With about 40 craft breweries in the state, Virginia pales in comparison to states like California, Oregon and Colorado. But craft brewers in Virginia hope to build on the success of the state's wine industry, which has seen steady growth in recent years and continues to attract tourists seeking to enjoy the concoctions made by Virginia craftsmen. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
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              Hardywood Park Craft Brewery brewmaster Patrick Murtaugh pours a sample of brew at his craft brewery in Richmond, Va., Monday, Aug. 20, 2012. From industrial outskirts of Richmond to th

    Hardywood Park Craft Brewery brewmaster Patrick Murtaugh pours a sample of brew at his craft brewery in Richmond, Va., Monday, Aug. 20, 2012. From industrial outskirts of Richmond to th

    Posted: 8/21/2012 11:03:22 AM EST
    Hardywood Park Craft Brewery brewmaster Patrick Murtaugh pours a sample of brew at his craft brewery in Richmond, Va., Monday, Aug. 20, 2012. From industrial outskirts of Richmond to the pastoral landscapes of the Blue Ridge Mountains and beyond, an army of Virginia artisans are turning their love of beer into business. With about 40 craft breweries in the state, Virginia pales in comparison to states like California, Oregon and Colorado. But craft brewers in Virginia hope to build on the success of the state's wine industry, which has seen steady growth in recent years and continues to attract tourists seeking to enjoy the concoctions made by Virginia craftsmen. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
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              Hardywood Park Craft Brewery brews are on display at the craft brewery in Richmond, Va., Monday, Aug. 20, 2012. From industrial outskirts of Richmond to the pastoral landscapes of the B

    Hardywood Park Craft Brewery brews are on display at the craft brewery in Richmond, Va., Monday, Aug. 20, 2012. From industrial outskirts of Richmond to the pastoral landscapes of the B

    Posted: 8/21/2012 11:03:22 AM EST
    Hardywood Park Craft Brewery brews are on display at the craft brewery in Richmond, Va., Monday, Aug. 20, 2012. From industrial outskirts of Richmond to the pastoral landscapes of the Blue Ridge Mountains and beyond, an army of Virginia artisans are turning their love of beer into business. With about 40 craft breweries in the state, Virginia pales in comparison to states like California, Oregon and Colorado. But craft brewers in Virginia hope to build on the success of the state's wine industry, which has seen steady growth in recent years and continues to attract tourists seeking to enjoy the concoctions made by Virginia craftsmen. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
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              FILE - In an Oct. 15, 1964, file photo, United States' Bob Hayes waves to the crowd from the victory stand after winning the men's 100-meter dash finals at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Olympic

    FILE - In an Oct. 15, 1964, file photo, United States' Bob Hayes waves to the crowd from the victory stand after winning the men's 100-meter dash finals at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Olympic

    Posted: 8/15/2012 6:13:26 AM EST
    FILE - In an Oct. 15, 1964, file photo, United States' Bob Hayes waves to the crowd from the victory stand after winning the men's 100-meter dash finals at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Olympics. Hayes' gold medal in the 100 meters earned him the designation of the world's fastest human and provided him the opportunity to become the first Olympic champion to make it big in professional football as a wide receiver for nine years with the Dallas Cowboys, and a two-time All-Pro. With the 2012 London Summer Olympics over, The Associated Press takes a look at six teams that could look to copy Hayes' success by pursuing Jamaican runner Usain Bolt. (AP Photo, File)
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              FILE - In an Oct. 15, 1964, file photo, United States' Bob Hayes, far right, crosses the finish line ahead of Ivory Coast's Gaoussou Kone, far left, Cuba's Enrique Figuerola, second fro

    FILE - In an Oct. 15, 1964, file photo, United States' Bob Hayes, far right, crosses the finish line ahead of Ivory Coast's Gaoussou Kone, far left, Cuba's Enrique Figuerola, second fro

    Posted: 8/15/2012 6:13:26 AM EST
    FILE - In an Oct. 15, 1964, file photo, United States' Bob Hayes, far right, crosses the finish line ahead of Ivory Coast's Gaoussou Kone, far left, Cuba's Enrique Figuerola, second from left, and Germany's Heinz Schumann (196) to win the men's 100-meter dash finals at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Olympics. Hayes' gold medal in the 100 meters earned him the designation of the world's fastest human and provided him the opportunity to become the first Olympic champion to make it big in professional football as a wide receiver for nine years with the Dallas Cowboys, and a two-time All-Pro. With the 2012 London Summer Olympics over, The Associated Press takes a look at six teams that could look to copy Hayes' success by pursuing Jamaican runner Usain Bolt. (AP Photo, File)
  •  - In this picture from a family album, Chinese Olympic swimmer Ye Shiwen celebrates after a competition

    In this picture from a family album, Chinese Olympic swimmer Ye Shiwen celebrates after a competition

    Posted: 8/2/2012 11:05:50 AM EST
    In this picture from a family album, Chinese Olympic swimmer Ye Shiwen celebrates after a competition, in Hangzhou August 2, 2012. At the Chen Jinglun Sports School in the picturesque city of Hangzhou, the slogan "Today's sports school student, tomorrow's Olympics stars" greeted all those who entered, and it was prescient greeting that proved true for one little girl, Olympics swimming sensation Ye Shiwen. At 16, Ye's powerful strokes and rapid laps won her gold in the 200 metres individual medley and the 400 medley in London this week; But as she shattered world records and smiled for the cameras, her swift timings led some to speculate, without proof, that she might be taking performance enhancing drugs. But at the pool where Ye got her first dip at 6 years old, Ye's childhood coach Wei Wei said her success is boiled down to good genes and prodigious hard work. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
  •  - In this picture from a family album, Chinese Olympic swimmer Ye Shiwen poses with a gold medal next to an unidentified friend after a competition

    In this picture from a family album, Chinese Olympic swimmer Ye Shiwen poses with a gold medal next to an unidentified friend after a competition

    Posted: 8/2/2012 11:05:50 AM EST
    In this picture from a family album, Chinese Olympic swimmer Ye Shiwen poses with a gold medal next to an unidentified friend after a competition, in Hangzhou August 2, 2012. At the Chen Jinglun Sports School in the picturesque city of Hangzhou, the slogan "Today's sports school student, tomorrow's Olympics stars" greeted all those who entered, and it was prescient greeting that proved true for one little girl, Olympics swimming sensation Ye Shiwen. At 16, Ye's powerful strokes and rapid laps won her gold in the 200 metres individual medley and the 400 medley in London this week; But as she shattered world records and smiled for the cameras, her swift timings led some to speculate, without proof, that she might be taking performance enhancing drugs. But at the pool where Ye got her first dip at 6 years old, Ye's childhood coach Wei Wei said her success is boiled down to good genes and prodigious hard work. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
  •  - Chinese Olympic swimmer Ye Shiwen is seen in a picture from a family album in Hangzhou

    Chinese Olympic swimmer Ye Shiwen is seen in a picture from a family album in Hangzhou

    Posted: 8/2/2012 11:05:50 AM EST
    Chinese Olympic swimmer Ye Shiwen is seen playing in a park in a picture from a family album in Hangzhou August 2, 2012. At the Chen Jinglun Sports School in the picturesque city of Hangzhou, the slogan "Today's sports school student, tomorrow's Olympics stars" greeted all those who entered, and it was prescient greeting that proved true for one little girl, Olympics swimming sensation Ye Shiwen. At 16, Ye's powerful strokes and rapid laps won her gold in the 200 metres individual medley and the 400 medley in London this week; But as she shattered world records and smiled for the cameras, her swift timings led some to speculate, without proof, that she might be taking performance enhancing drugs. But at the pool where Ye got her first dip at 6 years old, Ye's childhood coach Wei Wei said her success is boiled down to good genes and prodigious hard work. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
  •  - Kids swim during training at Hangzhou Chen Jinglun Sports School Natatorium in Hangzhou, where Chinese Olympic swimmer Ye Shiwen trained when she was young

    Kids swim during training at Hangzhou Chen Jinglun Sports School Natatorium in Hangzhou, where Chinese Olympic swimmer Ye Shiwen trained when she was young

    Posted: 8/2/2012 11:05:50 AM EST
    Kids swim during training at Hangzhou Chen Jinglun Sports School Natatorium in Hangzhou August 2, 2012, where Chinese Olympic swimmer Ye Shiwen trained when she was young. At the Chen Jinglun Sports School in the picturesque city of Hangzhou, the slogan "Today's sports school student, tomorrow's Olympics stars" greeted all those who entered, and it was prescient greeting that proved true for one little girl, Olympics swimming sensation Ye Shiwen. At 16, Ye's powerful strokes and rapid laps won her gold in the 200 metres individual medley and the 400 medley in London this week; But as she shattered world records and smiled for the cameras, her swift timings led some to speculate, without proof, that she might be taking performance enhancing drugs. But at the pool where Ye got her first dip at 6 years old, Ye's childhood coach Wei Wei said her success is boiled down to good genes and prodigious hard work. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
  •  - A girl waits outside the Chen Jinglun Sports School Natatorium in Hangzhou, where Chinese Olympic swimmer Ye Shiwen trained when she was young

    A girl waits outside the Chen Jinglun Sports School Natatorium in Hangzhou, where Chinese Olympic swimmer Ye Shiwen trained when she was young

    Posted: 8/2/2012 11:05:50 AM EST
    A girl waits outside the Chen Jinglun Sport School Natatorium in Hangzhou August 2, 2012, where Chinese Olympic swimmer Ye Shiwen trained when she was young. At the Chen Jinglun Sports School in the picturesque city of Hangzhou, the slogan "Today's sports school student, tomorrow's Olympics stars" greeted all those who entered, and it was prescient greeting that proved true for one little girl, Olympics swimming sensation Ye Shiwen. At 16, Ye's powerful strokes and rapid laps won her gold in the 200 metres individual medley and the 400 medley in London this week; But as she shattered world records and smiled for the cameras, her swift timings led some to speculate, without proof, that she might be taking performance enhancing drugs. But at the pool where Ye got her first dip at 6 years old, Ye's childhood coach Wei Wei said her success is boiled down to good genes and prodigious hard work. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
  •  - Ye Qingsong, father of Chinese Olympic swimmer Ye Shiwen, shows some of his daughter's gold medals during an interview with Reuters in Hangzhou

    Ye Qingsong, father of Chinese Olympic swimmer Ye Shiwen, shows some of his daughter's gold medals during an interview with Reuters in Hangzhou

    Posted: 8/2/2012 11:05:50 AM EST
    Ye Qingsong, father of Chinese Olympic swimmer Ye Shiwen, shows some of his daughter's gold medals during an interview with Reuters in Hangzhou August 2, 2012. At the Chen Jinglun Sports School in the picturesque city of Hangzhou, the slogan "Today's sports school student, tomorrow's Olympics stars" greeted all those who entered, and it was prescient greeting that proved true for one little girl, Olympics swimming sensation Ye Shiwen. At 16, Ye's powerful strokes and rapid laps won her gold in the 200 metres individual medley and the 400 medley in London this week; But as she shattered world records and smiled for the cameras, her swift timings led some to speculate, without proof, that she might be taking performance enhancing drugs. But at the pool where Ye got her first dip at 6 years old, Ye's childhood coach Wei Wei said her success is boiled down to good genes and prodigious hard work. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
  •  - Photograph shows Chinese Olympic swimmer Ye Shiwen posing with medals from a local competition in Hangzhou

    Photograph shows Chinese Olympic swimmer Ye Shiwen posing with medals from a local competition in Hangzhou

    Posted: 8/2/2012 11:05:50 AM EST
    In this picture from a family album, Chinese Olympic swimmer Ye Shiwen, aged nine, poses with medals from a local competition, in Hangzhou August 2, 2012. At the Chen Jinglun Sports School in the picturesque city of Hangzhou, the slogan "Today's sports school student, tomorrow's Olympics stars" greeted all those who entered, and it was prescient greeting that proved true for one little girl, Olympics swimming sensation Ye Shiwen. At 16, Ye's powerful strokes and rapid laps won her gold in the 200 metres individual medley and the 400 medley in London this week; But as she shattered world records and smiled for the cameras, her swift timings led some to speculate, without proof, that she might be taking performance enhancing drugs. But at the pool where Ye got her first dip at 6 years old, Ye's childhood coach Wei Wei said her success is boiled down to good genes and prodigious hard work. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
  •  - Parents wait for their children at the Chen Jinglun Sports School Natatorium in Hangzhou, where Chinese Olympic swimmer Ye Shiwen trained when she was young

    Parents wait for their children at the Chen Jinglun Sports School Natatorium in Hangzhou, where Chinese Olympic swimmer Ye Shiwen trained when she was young

    Posted: 8/2/2012 11:05:50 AM EST
    Parents wait for their children at the Chen Jinglun Sports School Natatorium in Hangzhou August 2, 2012, where Chinese Olympic swimmer Ye Shiwen also trained when she was young. At the Chen Jinglun Sports school in the picturesque city of Hangzhou, the slogan "Today's sports school student, tomorrow's Olympics stars" greeted all those who entered, and it was prescient greeting that proved true for one little girl, Olympics swimming sensation Ye Shiwen. At 16, Ye's powerful strokes and rapid laps won her gold in the 200 metres individual medley and the 400 medley in London this week. But as she shattered world records and smiled for the cameras, her swift timings led some to speculate, without proof, that she might be taking performance enhancing drugs. But at the pool where Ye got her first dip at 6 years old, Ye's childhood coach Wei Wei said her success is boiled down to good genes and prodigious hard work. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
  •  - A girl swims during a training session at Hangzhou Chen Jinglun Sport school Natatorium, where Chinese Olympic swimmer Ye Shiwen also trained, in Hangzhou

    A girl swims during a training session at Hangzhou Chen Jinglun Sport school Natatorium, where Chinese Olympic swimmer Ye Shiwen also trained, in Hangzhou

    Posted: 8/2/2012 11:05:50 AM EST
    A girl swims during a training session at Hangzhou Chen Jinglun Sport school Natatorium, where Chinese Olympic swimmer Ye Shiwen also trained, in Hangzhou, August 2, 2012. At the Chen Jinglun Sports school in the picturesque city of Hangzhou, the slogan "Today's sports school student, tomorrow's Olympics stars" greeted all those who entered, and it was prescient greeting that proved true for one little girl, Olympics swimming sensation Ye Shiwen. At 16, Ye's powerful strokes and rapid laps won her gold in the 200 metres individual medley and the 400 medley in London this week; But as she shattered world records and smiled for the cameras, her swift timings led some to speculate, without proof, that she might be taking performance enhancing drugs. But at the pool where Ye got her first dip at 6 years old, Ye's childhood coach Wei Wei said her success is boiled down to good genes and prodigious hard work. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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              FILE - In this Thursday, July 12, 2012 file photo, a man sits on a NATO supply truck entering Afghanistan from Pakistan at Torkham border crossing in east of Kabul, Afghanistan. As the

    FILE - In this Thursday, July 12, 2012 file photo, a man sits on a NATO supply truck entering Afghanistan from Pakistan at Torkham border crossing in east of Kabul, Afghanistan. As the

    Posted: 7/31/2012 3:58:23 AM EST
    FILE - In this Thursday, July 12, 2012 file photo, a man sits on a NATO supply truck entering Afghanistan from Pakistan at Torkham border crossing in east of Kabul, Afghanistan. As the United States trumpets its success in persuading Pakistan to end its seven-month blockade of supplies for NATO troops in Afghanistan, another group privately cheers its good fortune: the Taliban. One of the Afghan war’s great ironies is that both NATO and the Taliban rely on the convoys to fuel their operations a recipe for seemingly endless conflict. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul, File)
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              In this Friday, July 6, 2012 photo, Pakistani driver, Ihsanullah, 45, speaks on his mobile phone on top of a truck carrying NATO Humvees at a terminal in the Pakistani-Afghan border, in

    In this Friday, July 6, 2012 photo, Pakistani driver, Ihsanullah, 45, speaks on his mobile phone on top of a truck carrying NATO Humvees at a terminal in the Pakistani-Afghan border, in

    Posted: 7/31/2012 3:58:23 AM EST
    In this Friday, July 6, 2012 photo, Pakistani driver, Ihsanullah, 45, speaks on his mobile phone on top of a truck carrying NATO Humvees at a terminal in the Pakistani-Afghan border, in Chaman, Pakistan. As the United States trumpets its success in persuading Pakistan to end its seven-month blockade of supplies for NATO troops in Afghanistan, another group privately cheers its good fortune: the Taliban. One of the Afghan war’s great ironies is that both NATO and the Taliban rely on the convoys to fuel their operations a recipe for seemingly endless conflict. (AP Photo/Matiullah Achakzai)