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Obama condemns killing of reporter, U.S. hits militants in Iraq

A masked Islamic State militant holding a knife speaks next to man purported to be U.S. journalist James Foley at an unknown location in this still image from an undated video posted on a social media website. REUTERS/Social Media Website via REUTERS TV

A masked Islamic State militant holding a knife speaks next to man purported to be U.S. journalist James Foley at an unknown location in this still image from an undated video posted on a social media website. REUTERS/Social Media Website via REUTERS...more

A masked Islamic State militant holding a knife speaks next to man purported to be U.S. journalist James Foley at an unknown location in this still image from an undated video posted on a social media website. REUTERS/Social Media Website via REUTERS TV
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U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff is pictured in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters August 20, 2014.   REUTERS/The Daily Caller/Handout via Reuters

U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff is pictured in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters August 20, 2014. REUTERS/The Daily Caller/Handout via Reuters

U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff is pictured in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters August 20, 2014. REUTERS/The Daily Caller/Handout via Reuters
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A masked Islamic State militant speaks next to a man purported to be U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff at an unknown location in this still image from an undated video posted on a social media website. REUTERS/Social Media Website via REUTERS TV

A masked Islamic State militant speaks next to a man purported to be U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff at an unknown location in this still image from an undated video posted on a social media website. REUTERS/Social Media Website via REUTERS TV

A masked Islamic State militant speaks next to a man purported to be U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff at an unknown location in this still image from an undated video posted on a social media website. REUTERS/Social Media Website via REUTERS TV
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Shi'ite volunteers, who have joined the Iraqi army to fight against militants of the Islamic State, formerly known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), take part in field training in Najaf, August 20, 2014.  REUTERS/Ahmad Mousa

Shi'ite volunteers, who have joined the Iraqi army to fight against militants of the Islamic State, formerly known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), take part in field training in Najaf, August 20, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Mousa

Shi'ite volunteers, who have joined the Iraqi army to fight against militants of the Islamic State, formerly known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), take part in field training in Najaf, August 20, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Mousa
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A woman from displaced people from the minority Yazidi sect, who fled violence in the Iraqi province of Nineveh Plain in northern Iraq, looks after her baby at Margurgis Church in Dohuk, August 20, 2014. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal

A woman from displaced people from the minority Yazidi sect, who fled violence in the Iraqi province of Nineveh Plain in northern Iraq, looks after her baby at Margurgis Church in Dohuk, August 20, 2014. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal

A woman from displaced people from the minority Yazidi sect, who fled violence in the Iraqi province of Nineveh Plain in northern Iraq, looks after her baby at Margurgis Church in Dohuk, August 20, 2014. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal
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