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Speaking on CNN, the familys spokesman alleged that moderate Syrian rebels tipped off the militant group to journalists presence.
The Republican-controlled House on Tuesday pushed a resolution condemning President Barack Obama for failing to give 30-day notice to Congress about the exchange in May of American prisoner Bowe Bergdahl for five Taliban leaders held at the U.S. prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba.
Corporate headquarters would be in Toronto, but the Burger King unit would remain in Miami, said company officials.
Coming off a successful World Cup, Brazil plans to launch a new tourism campaign next month to woo tourists, specially North Americans, to the Summer Olympics.
It was a day of quiet waiting Thursday for the family of Steven Sotloff, a Pinecrest journalist abducted by Muslim jihadists in Syria who on Tuesday threatened to kill him.
The family of a Pinecrest journalist whom the Islamic State threatened to kill on video maintained a polite, but firm, silence.
The video, posted on YouTube and disseminated on other social media, added a horrific new twist to a crisis in which Obama has struggled to limit U.S. intervention almost three years after he withdrew the last U.S. combat troops from Iraq following the nearly nine-year American military occupation.
Panamanians reflecting on the past 100 years say the biggest legacy of the canal is its contribution to the economy. ‘Without the canal, we wouldn’t have half the things we have now,’ says one shopkeeper.