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After speaking with U.S. President Barack Obama by phone, John and Diane Foley talk to reporters, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, outside their home in Rochester, N.H.  Their son James Foley was abducted in November 2012 while covering the Syrian conflict. Islamic militants posted a video showing his murder on Tuesday and said they killed him because the U.S. had launched airstrikes in northern Iraq. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)
Parents had hoped to negotiate with Foley captorsSlain journalist's parents hoped threatening email from captors would lead to negotiations
The Associated Press38 minutes ago
A Campbellsville Fire Department truck with the ladder extended remained at the scene where two firefighters were injured during an ice bucket challenge during a fundraiser for ALS on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Campbellsville, Ky. Officials say the ladder got too close to a power line and electricity traveled to the ladder, electrocuting the firefighters. (AP Photo/Dylan Lovan)
Ice bucket challenge goes awry, firefighters hurtIce bucket challenge charity stunt goes wrong when 4 firefighters shocked by power line
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A line of protesters march into the evening Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. Protesters again gathered Thursday evening, walking in laps near the spot where Michael Brown was shot. Some were in organized groups, such as clergy members. More signs reflected calls by protesters to remove the prosecutor from the case. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
National Guard to withdraw from a quieter FergusonNational Guard to withdraw from a quieter Ferguson; night saw no unrest, few arrests
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell arrives at federal court with her attorney William Burck in Richmond, Va., Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014. Former Gov. Bob McDonnell took the stand in his own defense on Wednesday and is expected to continue Thursday. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
After emotional day, former governor back on standAfter emotional day of testimony, former Virginia governor back on stand in corruption trial
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Ebola victim Dr. Kent Brantly, left, embraces Dr. Bruce Ribner, medical director of Emory’s Infectious Disease Unit, after being released from Emory University Hospital, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Atlanta. Another American aid worker, Nancy Writebol, who was also infected with the Ebola virus, was released from the hospital Tuesday. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
American Ebola doc urges help fighting outbreakUS Ebola survivor thanks God, asks for prayers and aid for African countries fighting outbreak
The Associated Press5 hours ago

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