Al Qaeda Group Threatens American Hostage in New Video

December 4, 2014 5:27 AM

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Al Qaeda's Yemen affiliate Wednesday night showed an American hostage on camera for the first time, who officials say was the objective of a U.S. rescue attempt last week, threatening to kill him in three days if President Obama doesn't "meet our demands."

Luke Somers, a 33-year old photojournalist and interpreter, was abducted under mysterious circumstances in the Yemeni capital Sana'a 14 months ago. He appeared at the end of the new video in glasses and a button-down shirt -- looking more gaunt than in past photos prior to his captivity -- and made ...

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