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Identifying James Foley's executioner seen as possible, if difficult
Identifying James Foley's executioner seen as possible, if difficult

The black-hooded executioner who beheaded American journalist James Foley may have left more clues to his identity than he intended, experts said Thursday, beginning with his distinctly British voice, a sonic fingerprint that gives investigators a fighting chance of determining his identity. But it will not be easy. Scotland Yard, British intelligence and the FBI are all said to be scrambling to figure out the identity of the man who killed Foley, his crime documented in a video that was posted online Tuesday by the militant group Islamic State. The group is believed to have abducted Foley in Syria and held him for nearly two years. The location and precise timing of the killing...

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