NEW YORK (AP) — The mother of a journalist who was beheaded by the Islamic State in Syria said Monday she's concerned that the U.S. withdrawal from northern Syria will make it more difficult to...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's congressional delegation says it's grateful for the work of U.S. military and intelligence personnel in the killing of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Diane Foley learned her son's fate not from any government official but from a sobbing journalist who asked if she'd been on Twitter.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States must do a better job communicating with families of American hostages held overseas, including telling "hard truths" to loved ones about the chances for rescue...
LONDON (AP) — The British government believes photojournalist John Cantlie is alive more than six years after his abduction in northwestern Syria, Britain's security minister said Tuesday.
Security Minister Ben Wallace told journalists that officials think Cantlie is being held by Islamic State operatives, but he did not reveal what intelligence information supported the government's belief the British photojournalist still is alive.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and the mother of slain journalist James Foley are urging President Donald Trump to continue prioritizing justice for Americans lost in Syria following his unexpected decision to withdraw U.S. troops from the country.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Supreme Court Society is honoring journalist James Foley, who was killed by the Islamic State group in 2014 after being held hostage.
The society is holding a "Life and Liberty" awards ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 3 p.m. at the state supreme court in Concord to honor Foley, who grew up in Rochester.
The keynote speaker at the event is Lulu Garcia-Navarro, host of National Public Radio's "Weekend Edition Sunday."
ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Members of New Hampshire's Congressional delegation were among those honoring slain journalist James Foley at a 5k race in Rochester.
The 4th annual Foley Foundation 5k Freedom Run was held Saturday. It raises money for a foundation Foley's parents created after their son's death. Foley, who grew up in Rochester, was kidnapped in northern Syria in 2012 and killed in August 2014.
PARIS (AP) — French far-right leader Marine Le Pen is refusing to undergo a court-ordered psychiatric exam for tweeting brutal images of Islamic State violence, comparing the demand to methods used in totalitarian regimes.
A preliminary charge of distribution of violent images was filed in March against Le Pen, a lawmaker, after her immunity was lifted.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A hamburger chain and a marketing company are apologizing over a tweet that featured an image of a journalist who was killed by the Islamic State group.
James Foley, of New Hampshire, was killed in 2014 after being held hostage.
SIDNEY, Iowa (AP) — A Louisiana man has been given five years in prison for injuring a bicyclist who was camping after a ride in Iowa.
Court records say Danny Cardin, of Homer Louisiana, was sentenced Monday in Fremont County Courthouse in Sidney. He'd been found guilty of causing serious injury by vehicle but not guilty of leaving the scene of a serious injury accident.
SHENANDOAH, Iowa (AP) — A jury has convicted a Louisiana man whose pickup truck hit a bicyclist who was camping after a ride in Iowa.
KOBANI, Syria (AP) — The Latest on two detained notorious British IS group members (all times local):
Two British members of the Islamic State group thought to be members of a cell notorious for beheading hostages in northern Syria say the International Court of Justice may be "fairer" than a trial in the United States.
Alexanda Amon Kotey tells The Associated Press in an interview Friday that would be the "logical solution or the logical option."
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's U.S. senators are urging President Donald Trump to take steps to ensure that two recently captured Islamic State group members are brought to justice for the deaths of four Americans.
U.S. officials have interrogated the men, who were part of the group called "The Beatles" that captured, tortured and beheaded more than two dozen hostages, including journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff; and aid workers Peter Kassig and Kayla Mueller.
PARIS (AP) — French prosecutors filed preliminary charges Thursday against Marine Le Pen for tweeting brutal images of Islamic State violence.
The prosecutor's office in the Paris suburb of Nanterre said the charges were issued for "distribution of violent images." If the case eventually reaches trial and she's convicted, Le Pen could face up to three years in prison and a 75,000-euro ($90,000) fine.
ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The father of slain journalist James Foley hopes two recently captured extremists will be put on trial and sentenced to life in prison.
U.S. officials recently confirmed the capture of two Britons who were part of a notorious Islamic State cell that tortured and beheaded Foley and more than two dozen other hostages. Foley, 40, was kidnapped in 2012 and killed in August 2014. He grew up in New Hampshire, where his father called the recent news bittersweet.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The American-backed Syrian Democratic Forces captured two notorious British members of an Islamic State insurgent cell commonly dubbed "The Beatles" and known for beheading hostages, U.S. military officials said Thursday.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for fatally stabbing his girlfriend's ex-boyfriend.
The New Haven Register (http://bit.ly/2x6Kl9P ) reports that 43-year-old Carlos Berrios was sentenced Thursday, two months after pleading guilty to first-degree manslaughter in the August 2016 death of 50-year-old James Foley.
ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The mother of slain journalist James Foley is urging action on a position that has remained unfilled since President Donald Trump took office.
Rochester, New Hampshire, resident Diane Foley traveled to Washington to speak with hostage recovery and counterterrorism officials on Friday. The Portsmouth Herald reports (http://bit.ly/2wnPGcX ) she hopes to persuade officials to fill the special presidential envoy for hostage affairs position.
PARIS (AP) — The European Parliament voted Thursday to lift the immunity from prosecution for French far-right leader Marine Le Pen for tweeting gruesome images of Islamic State violence, a crime that carries up to three years in prison in France.
The legislature voted by a broad majority in Brussels to clear the way for the possible prosecution of Le Pen over tweets she made in December 2015 showing executions, including the killing of American reporter James Foley by Islamic State extremists.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lin-Manuel Miranda owned Friday's Oscar rehearsals. He sang a tune from "La La Land," posed like John Travolta in "Saturday Night Fever," invoked a 1990s Billy Crystal Oscar monologue, and reprimanded his dad from the stage for having his cellphone light on.
This year's Oscar telecast will have some big Grammy Award winners: Sting, Justin Timberlake, John Legend and Lin-Manuel Miranda are all slated to perform the tunes nominated for Best Original Song.
Timberlake will perform "Can't Stop The Feeling" from the movie "Trolls" and Sting will perform "The Empty Chair" from "Jim: The James Foley Story," the Oscar-nominated song he co-wrote with three-time Oscar nominee J. Ralph.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. imposed sanctions Tuesday on a British member of an Islamic State cell dubbed "The Beatles" who Washington says has conducted executions of hostages.
The State Department said Alexanda Amon Kotey is one of four members of the cell that has beheaded about two dozen hostages.
Victims included American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff, and American aid worker Peter Kassig.
ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Hundreds of people are expected to run in remembrance of a journalist from New Hampshire who was executed in 2014 after being held hostage in Syria by the Islamic State.
It's the second James Foley Freedom 5K. It's being held in Rochester on Saturday.
Foley, of Rochester, was a freelance war correspondent in Syria before he was captured and held for nearly two years.
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Colleagues, friends and family members of slain journalist James Foley are gathering at his alma mater this week to honor his legacy.
The two-day event entitled "The Task of Witnessing: A Symposium in Honor of James W. Foley " is scheduled for Monday and Tuesday at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele are back and steaming up the screen in the first trailer for "Fifty Shades Darker ." Universal Pictures released the promotional spot Tuesday for the sequel to "Fifty Shades of Grey."
ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The mother of a photojournalist killed by the Islamic State is fighting for press freedoms and services for families of hostages two years after her son's death.
SHENANDOAH, Iowa (AP) — Police have charged a pickup truck driver with hitting and seriously injuring a Florida bicyclist who was camping after riding in Iowa.
The Des Moines Register reports (http://dmreg.co/2aG5DOK ) 55-year-old Danny Cardin, of Homer, Louisiana, was charged with serious injury by vehicle and leaving the scene of a serious injury accident after police were called to a campground in Shenandoah late...