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Islamic State Militant Threatens to Kill Japanese Hostages

The Islamic State group has released a video purporting to show two Japanese hostages and threatening to kill them in 72 hours if Japan does not pay the militants $200 million. The video posted Tuesday on jihadist websites shows a black-clad person with a knife speaking in English along with two kneeling men wearing orange jumpsuits. It identifies the men as Kenji Goto and Haruna Yakawa. The militant criticizes Japan's support for Western military efforts to battle the...

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