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  • Islamic State releases another beheading video

    The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria released Saturday a video showing another reported beheading of British aid worker David Haines.

  • White House partly responds to Diane Foley's complaints

    When pressed about whether U.S. officials had threatened the Foley family with prosecution, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said only that he's "not in a position to detail the kinds of conversations that took place so often between the administration and the Foley family."

  • White House disputes Sotloff family's claims

    "That information does not match the information that I'm currently aware of," White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters Tuesday during his daily briefing.

  • Parsing Obama, Foley and golfing: When an explanation is more of a dismissal

    Shortly after President Obama delivered his prepared remarks on the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley, he made his way to a nearby golf course, a decision that left supporters and critics alike questioning his judgement. Indeed, considering that Obama's somber statement came shortly...

  • Obama regrets golfing after statement on Foley

    President Obama conceded in an interview that he shouldn’t have played golf right after delivering a statement on the beheading of journalist James Foley by the Islamic State. Obama, in an interview with new "Meet The Press" host Chuck Todd, said the “optics” weren’t good. The president said...

  • White House worried about threat from Americans fighting for ISIS

    President Obama and his advisers don't think the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria is ready to pose a direct terrorist threat to the U.S., but they're worried about the group's ability to attract Americans.

  • Tech insiders: Firms halted spread of grisly video

    PARIS (AP) — Tech companies were better prepared to scrub the Web after a second grisly video showing the beheading of an American journalist by Islamic State militants was released, a Silicon Valley insider said Wednesday. Video showing the death of James Foley last month ricocheted through...

  • US: Militants beheaded Sotloff after Foley

    WASHINGTON (AP) — 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. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki (SAH'-kee) said Wednesday it's still not clear...

  • Lawmakers: U.S. must act now to stop ISIS

    A bipartisan chorus on Capitol Hill is calling for the United States to waste no time hitting back after the execution of American journalist Steven Sotloff.

  • Bill Nelson: U.S. the 'only one' who can stop ISIS

    The Senate Armed Services Committee member says U.S. should waste no time hitting back against the terror group after the Steven Sotloff beheading.

  • ISIS reportedly beheads second U.S. journalist

    Steven Joel Sotloff, the U.S. journalist last seen being threatened by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, appears to have been beheaded in a video released Tuesday by the Islamist extremist group.

  • White House: 'Our thoughts, prayers' are with Sotloff family

    The White House could not immediately confirm reports that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has released a video showing the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff.

  • Golf is not the answer, President Obama

    There has never been such a display of presidential emptiness in American history.

  • 'Lady al Qaeda's' U.S. education draws complaints about student visas

    The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria’s keen interest in the release of a Pakistani scientist serving an 86-year prison term in Texas drew attention to U.S. student visa laws, but experts say the concern is overblown. Before ISIS circulated a video of American journalist James Foley’s beheading...

  • Obama to ISIS: 'Justice will be done'

    President Obama pledged Tuesday that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria would pay the price for the beheading of an American journalist but also warned against military overreach as he faces calls for a broader campaign of airstrikes in the Middle East.



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