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Militants blame U.S. for their apparent beheading of U.S. journalist
Militants blame U.S. for their apparent beheading of U.S. journalist

A video posted online Tuesday purported to show the beheading of an American journalist by the militant group Islamic State, nearly two years after the reporter disappeared in Syria. The video, which was posted on YouTube and later taken down, shows a man who appears to be missing freelance journalist James Foley kneeling in the desert in an orange shirt and pants as a masked man in black stands beside him. The American recites a statement calling the U.S. government his “real killers” before he is beheaded. The executioner then displays a second man, identified as another missing American journalist, Steven Joel Sotloff, and threatens to kill him if President Obama does...

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