Video of journalist beheaded in Iraq is authentic, U.S. confirms

Video shows ISIS beheading U.S. journalist James Foley

A video released by ISIS shows the beheading of American journalist James Foley, who disappeared in November 2012 in Syria. Read more at CNN

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Video shows ISIS beheading U.S. journalist James FoleyA video showing the beheading of an American journalist by the militant group Islamic State is authentic, the Obama administration said today.

National Security Council spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden said intelligence officials analyzed the video and confirmed its authenticity.

The journalist, James Foley, was freelancing for the website GlobalPost when he was kidnapped in Syria almost two years ago.


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