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Islamic State Sets New Deadline for Execution of Hostages

An audio message purportedly from a Japanese journalist being held by Islamic State militants said a Jordanian air force pilot also captured by the group would be killed if Amman does not hand over a female suicide bomber by sunset Thursday. Authorities in Japan and Jordan are trying to verify the new audio recording that purports to be the voice of Japanese journalist Kenji Goto. In the recording posted online late Wednesday, a man identifying himself as Goto said his fellow hostage...

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