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Video Said to Show Japanese Hostage's Beheading

The Japanese government says it is trying to authenticate a purported Islamic State video that shows the apparent beheading of hostage Kenji Goto. The new video appeared on the Internet Saturday, two days after the latest deadline set by Islamic State militants demanding the release of an Iraqi prisoner. The video shows a hooded man standing over Goto, holding a knife to the journalist's throat. It ends with a picture of a decapitated body. A day earlier, Japanese Foreign...

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