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FBI believes it's identified militant who beheaded Americans
FBI believes it's identified militant who beheaded Americans

The FBI believes it has identified the masked Islamic State militant who appeared in the videotaped beheadings of two American journalists, bureau Director James B. Comey told reporters Thursday. The militant group sparked international outrage when it released videos of a man dressed in black with a British accent taunting President Obama and putting a knife to the throat of James Foley, and later, Steven Sotloff, reporters who were abducted while covering the civil war in Syria. “Yes, I believe we have” identified the masked militant, Comey said, but he did not elaborate. The FBI has declined to say who is the leading suspect in its investigation of the killings. In the...

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