Speaking in Martha's Vineyard, President Obama condemned the beheading of journalist James Foley.

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Speaking in Martha's Vineyard, President Obama condemned the beheading of journalist James Foley.

James Foley's parents, John and Diane Foley, and his brother, Michael, spoke to reporters outsdide the family's N.H. home.

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James Foley's parents, John and Diane Foley, and his brother, Michael, spoke to reporters outsdide the family's N.H. home.

Diane and John Foley became emotional when talking about their slain son.

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Diane and John Foley became emotional when talking about their slain son.

FFoley, who was captured in late 2012, was killed at the hands of the Islamic State militant group.

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Foley, who was captured in late 2012, was killed at the hands of the Islamic State militant group.

A yellow ribbon was tied to a tree outside the family's home  in Rochester, N.H.

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A yellow ribbon was tied to a tree outside the family's home in Rochester, N.H.

FFoley, 40, had reported on conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Libya.

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Foley, 40, had reported on conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Libya.

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