Justice Department launches investigation into Foley's death

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Attorney General Eric Holder said the Justice Department is launching a criminal investigation into the beheading of American journalist James Foley in an attempt to use the criminal justice system to go after terrorists.

Foley was brutally executed by Islamic State militants, and the video was released Tuesday.

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“Those who would perpetrate such acts need to understand something — this Justice Department, this Department of Defense, this nation, we have long memories and our reach is very wide,” Holder said. “We will not forget what happened, and people will be held accountable, one way or the other.”

Via Fox News

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