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A video by ISIS militants purports to show the killing of Foley by the militant group was released Steven Senne Associated Press
James Foley killing: Why ISIS beheaded the U.S. journalist

ISIS militants are not concerned that a video showing American journalist James Foley beheaded will galvanize American support for U.S. airstrikes in Iraq, believing instead it will attract more recruits to their cause.



  • Holder offers reassurance to people of Ferguson - 2014-08-21 2:17 AM

    ST. LOUIS - To reassure the people of Ferguson, Attorney General Eric Holder reached into his own past, recalling the times he had been stopped by police officers who seemed to target him because of his race.

  • Israeli airstrike kills 3 senior Hamas leadersIsraeli airstrike kills 3 senior Hamas leaders - 2014-08-21 1:50 AM

    GAZA, Palestinian Territories - An Israeli airstrike in Gaza killed three senior commanders of the Hamas military wing on Thursday, the group said, in what is likely to be a major blow to the organization's morale and a significant achievement for Israel's intelligence agency.

  • Key events following the death of Michael BrownKey events following the death of Michael Brown - 2014-08-21 12:43 AM

    FERGUSON, Mo. - A timeline of key events following the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri.

  • Hearing set in Amish girls' kidnapping in NY - 2014-08-20 10:54 PM

    ALBANY, N.Y. - A woman accused along with her boyfriend of abducting and sexually abusing two young Amish sisters is due in court for a preliminary hearing.

  • Marijuana supplier named Pot Playboy gets 27 years - 2014-08-20 9:46 PM

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - A Canadian drug kingpin who was one of New York's biggest marijuana suppliers and was dubbed the Pot Playboy was sentenced to 27 years in prison for leading a $1 billion international drug trafficking enterprise, prosecutors said.

  • Judge: Girl, 13, is fit for trial for Calif. fire - 2014-08-20 9:11 PM

    SAN DIEGO - A judge on Wednesday ruled that a 13-year-old girl is competent to stand trial on allegations that she deliberately started a wildfire that destroyed three dozen homes north of San Diego in May.

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