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By Morgan Till
The two men killed a number of people including journalist James Foley and fellow Americans Steven Sotloff and Peter Kassig.
By Deb Riechmann, Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is clearing the way for families of U.S. hostages to pay ransom to terror groups without fear of prosecution, as the White House seeks to address criticism from those whose loved ones have been killed…
By Julie Pace, Associated Press
Islamic State militants released a video Friday night that purportedly shows the beheading of British aid worker Alan Henning, the Associated Press reports. This is amid ongoing U.S. airstrikes against the extremist group’s strongholds along the Syria-Iraq border.
By Joshua Barajas
Islamic State militants released a video on Saturday which purports to show the beheading of British aid worker David Cawthorne Haines, the Associated Press reports.
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By Lara Jakes, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — A U.S. intelligence analysis has concluded that American journalist Steven Sotloff was beheaded by Islamic State militants at some point after a similar killing of another U.S. reporter.
Obama still did not give a timeline for deciding on a strategy to go after the extremist group's operations in Syria. "It's going to take time for us to be able to roll them back," the president said at a…
By PBS NewsHour
For reaction, Judy Woodruff talks to Charles Sennott of The GroundTruth Project. Then, former National Security Council staff Lt. Col. Douglas Ollivant (Ret.), former Counterterrorism Official Daniel Benjamin and former State Department official Anne-Marie Slaughter discuss how the killing affects…
In a gruesome video, Islamic State radicals purportedly beheaded Steven Sotloff -- a 31-year-old American freelancer who went missing in Syria last year. In the video posted on Aug. 19 of the beheading of James Foley, the militant group warned…
By Larisa Epatko
U.S. authorities have confirmed that an online video showing Islamic State militants killing American journalist Steven Sotloff is authentic.
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