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Reactions to killing of journalist James Foley

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James Foley was remembered on Wednesday as a journalist who was passionate, persistent, big-hearted, always pushing closer to the story. The 40-year-old went missing in northern Syria in November 2012, and his death was shown in a video that militants with the Islamic State group released Tuesday to international outrage. The news brought an outpouring [...]

Posted: August 21st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Obama to keep targeting ISIS militants

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The United States stood firm Wednesday in its fight with Islamic State group militants who beheaded a U.S. journalist in Iraq, pledging to continue attacking the group despite its threats to kill another American hostage. The U.S. military continued its airstrikes against the group as President Barack Obama denounced the group as a “cancer” threatening the entire region.

Posted: August 21st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Another American hostage at risk by Islamic State

In this Friday, May 27, 2011, file photo, journalist James Foley responds to questions during an interview with The Associated Press, in Boston. A video by Islamic State militants that purports to show the killing of Foley by the militant group was released Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. Foley, from Rochester, N.H., went missing in 2012 in northern Syria while on assignment for Agence France-Press and the Boston-based media company GlobalPost. AP

In a horrifying act of revenge for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq, militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley — and are threatening to kill another hostage, U.S. officials say.

Posted: August 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

US trying to verify video of American’s killing

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A video by Islamic State militants released Tuesday purported to show the beheading of American journalist James Foley as retribution for U.S. airstrikes in Iraq. The White House, his family and employer said they could not determine the video’s authenticity and were attempting to confirm if he had been killed.

Posted: August 20th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

No word on US journalist missing in Syria-family

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Journalist James Foley, of Rochester, N.H., is seen in Boston, in a Friday, May 27, 2011 file photo. Foley was kidnapped in northwest Syria by unknown gunmen on Nov. 22, 2012, his parents said Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013. He was in the country contributing videos to Agence France-Press, which has vowed to help secure his release. Foley's parents, John and Diane Foley,  made a public plea Thursday to his captors because the Foleys haven't received any information about their son in six weeks.  (AP Photo/Sreven

The parents of a foreign journalist who has been missing in Syria since he was kidnapped more than a month ago have appealed to his captors for compassion and any information about their son’s health and welfare.

Posted: January 4th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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