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On August 12, 2014, James Foley’s ISIS captors sent the email message, below, to Foley’s parents. One week later, he was murdered on videotape, which was made public. (Don Emmert/Getty Images) Excerpted from Global Post: The terrorist group (ISIS) declared Foley’s death would be in retaliation for recent US airstrikes against the Islamic State in Iraq. …

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The Rev. Al Sharpton pressed police Tuesday to release the name of the officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager in suburban St. Louis, and he pleaded for calm after two nights of violent protests over the young man’s death. Police said death threats prompted them to withhold the name of the officer, who …

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