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Father of James Foley: 'We know Jimmy's free. He's finally free'
Father of James Foley: 'We know Jimmy's free. He's finally free'

The parents of slain journalist James Foley begged President Obama on Wednesday to do everything in his power to save the other journalists who have been abducted by Islamic State, and pleaded with their son’s executioners to release the other American reporter whom they have threatened to kill. “We beg compassion and mercy of Jim’s captors, for Steven Sotloff and the other captives,” John Foley told reporters when asked whether he had a message for the militants behind his son’s death. “They never hurt anybody; they were trying to help and there’s no reason for their slaughter." Speaking to reporters from the lawn outside the family home in...

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