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Islamic Society of North America executive Hazem Bata speaks during a vigil for aid worker Peter Kassig at Butler University October 8, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Kassig has been held by ISIS since being captured in Syria in October of 2013. (Source: Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

ISIS Video Claims Beheading Of U.S. Aid Worker

An Islamic State group video released Sunday purports to show extremists beheading a dozen Syrian soldiers and ends with a militant claiming to have killed U.S. aid worker Peter Kassig. The latest slaughter was proudly broadcast by the group on the Internet.

11/16/2014

US President Barack Obama steps off Air Force One upon arrival at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida on September 16, 2014. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN        (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Arrives In Tampa For Talks On ISIL

Air Force One landed at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.

09/16/2014

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Dade Commissioners Urge Congress To Revoke Citizenship Of ISIL Fighters

Miami-Dade Commissioners passed a resolution on Monday which urged the federal government to revoke the citizenship and passports of any United States citizen who fights for the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

09/16/2014

US President Barack Obama speaks after visiting a classroom at Coral Reef High School in Miami, Florida on March 7, 2014.  (Source: ANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama To Visit Tampa For ISIL Strategy Talks

President Barack Obama will be in the Sunshine State Wednesday to visit Central Command at MacDill Air Force Base.

09/15/2014

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Congressional Resolution Honors Slain South Florida Journalist

Members of the U.S. House from Florida and New Hampshire introduced a resolution honoring the lives of two American journalists, including one from South Florida, who were beheaded by Islamic State militants in Syria.

09/11/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Sotloff’s Rabbi Speaks Out About Family’s Struggle

The Rabbi of murdered South Florida journalist Steven Sotloff spoke out one day after the a video showing his execution was posted online.

09/03/2014

Barak Barfi gives a prepared statement outside the home of Steven Sotloff (Source: CBS4)

Murdered Local Journalist Described As “Gentle Soul”

A spokesman for the family of murdered American journalist Steven Sotloff described the South Florida native as a “gentle soul” in a prepared statement made just a day after video showing Sotloff being beheaded at the hands of an ISIS terrorist was released.

09/03/2014

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U.S.: Sotloff Beheading Video Authentic

President Barack Obama called the murder of Miami journalist Steven Sotloff “a horrific act of violence” and said the nation grieves with his loved ones.

09/03/2014

(Source: Reddit)

A Deeper Look Into The Life Of Steven Sotloff

As a U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff’s reporting trips took him to Libya, Egypt, Bahrain, Somalia, and Turkey but he vanished last August while on assignment in the country that’s considered the most dangerous for journalists — Syria.

09/03/2014

Steven Sotloff (Source: The Daily Caller)

Video Purports To Show Beheading Of Local Journalist

An internet video purports to show the beheading of U.S. journalist, and South Florida native, Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group.

09/02/2014

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