• In this Dec. 21, 2015 file photo, workers install a billboard supporting Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega along a street Managua, Nicaragua. The banner's message reads in Spanish: "Let's move ahead! In good hope, in victories!"  The Supreme Electoral Council unseated 16 opposition legislators from the Liberal Independent Party and its ally the Sandinista Renovation Movement Friday, July 29, 2016, for not recognizing their leader. That leader, Pedro Reyes, had recently been given that authority by the Supreme Court, which removed the party’s previous leader following a long-running political dispute. Reyes is seen by some within his own party as a tool of Ortega. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix, File)

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  • Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., speaks during the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia , Monday, July 25, 2016. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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  • Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov arrives for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Vientiane, Laos, Monday, July 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

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