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Japan Holds Vigil for Journalist Slain by IS

A vigil was held in Tokyo Sunday for Japanese journalist Kenji Goto who was apparently beheaded by Islamic State extremists. As Japan mourned it loss, the relatives of Jordanian fighter pilot Muath al-Kasaesbeh asked the government in Amman to be more open about its negotiations to secure the pilot's release from the militants. An uncle of the pilot said "we want the government to tell us the truth." The fates of the two hostages had previously been linked, but the...

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