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Alan Henning

UN Security Council Condemns Alleged ISIS Beheading Of British Aid Worker Alan Henning

The United Nations Security Council late Friday sharply condemned a new video that purports to show an Islamic State group fighter beheading British hostage Alan Henning, calling the killing a “heinous and cowardly murder.”

10/03/2014

Journalist James Foley talks about being kidnapped in Libya on the old CBS Early Show in 2011. (Credit: CBS 2)

Officials: Obama Sent Troops To Syria On Failed Mission To Rescue Foley, Other Captives

Foley’s parents stepped before cameras Wednesday to share their pain with the world and reflect on the life their son lived.

08/20/2014

Journalist James Foley talks about being kidnapped in Libya on the old CBS Early Show in 2011. (Credit: CBS 2)

ISIS Claims To Have Beheaded American Journalist James Foley

ISIS, the Islamic extremist group that has overrun parts of Syria and Iraq, released a video Tuesday that apparently shows the beheading of American journalist James Foley.

08/19/2014

The images of "George W. Bush's" severed head as it originally appeared on "Game Of Thrones" and the digitally modified version. (credit: Jesse Zanger/Cordelia Dietrich)

HBO Alters Image Of Former President George W. Bush Beheaded In ‘Game Of Thrones’

The former president’s head originally appeared in Episode 10 of Season 1. The revelation prompted an outcry online, and prompted the network and the show’s creators to issue apologies.

06/26/2012

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Former President George W. Bush Beheaded In ‘Game Of Thrones’

The hit show’s creators find themselves having some explaining to do after they revealed that one of the many decapitated heads that appeared in it is former President George W. Bush. They say that it wasn’t a political statement.

06/13/2012

Aasiya Zubair and Muzzammil Hassan (credit: HO/AFP/Getty Images)

Upstate TV Exec Gets 25 Years To Life For Beheading Wife

Muzzammil Hassan expressed deep regret as he was given the maximum sentence when he appeared before Erie County Judge Thomas Franczyk in Buffalo Wednesday.

03/09/2011

Muzzammil Hassan, right, speaks with his attorney Jeremy Schwartz after opening statements during his trial in Buffalo, N.Y., Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011. Hassan is accused of stabbing and decapitating his wife, Aasiya Hassan, in 2009 inside the studios of Bridges TV. The Pakistan-born couple founded the station to counter negative images of Muslims after 9/11. (AP Photo/David Duprey)

NY Beheading Suspect Seeks To Represent Himself

A handcuffed Muzzammil Hassan was escorted from the Buffalo courtroom by a half dozen court officers after a strident appeal to Erie County Judge Thomas Franczyk that failed to change the judge’s mind.

01/21/2011

Aasiya Zubair and Muzzammil Hassan (credit: HO/AFP/Getty Images)

Opening Statements Set For Wife Beheading Trial

Opening statements in the second-degree murder trial of Muzzammil Hassan were scheduled to start Tuesday in Erie County Court in Buffalo.

01/18/2011

Aasiya Zubair and Muzzammil Hassan (credit: HO/AFP/Getty Images)

First Day Produces No Jurors For Wife Beheading Trial

Potential jurors are being asked whether they have issues with the Pakistan-born Hassan’s ethnicity, or the fact that he’s Muslim and may claim self-defense.

01/11/2011

Aasiya Zubair and Muzzammil Hassan (credit: HO/AFP/Getty Images)

Jury Selection To Begin In NY Beheading Case

Prosecution and defense lawyers expected it would take longer than usual to seat 12 jurors for Muzzammil Hassan’s trial because of media attention the case has received since February 2009.

01/10/2011

Aasiya Zubair and Muzzammil Hassan (credit: HO/AFP/Getty Images)

Prosecutors In NY Beheading Question Defense Plans

Lawyers in the case against Muzzammil Hassan were in Erie County Court Friday for a final conference in advance of Hassan’s second-degree murder trial. Jury selection starts Monday.

01/07/2011

Aasiya Zubair and Muzzammil Hassan (credit: HO/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawyers To Meet In Advance Of NY Beheading Trial

Defense and prosecution lawyers were expected to discuss jury selection and other housekeeping matters during a conference Tuesday in Erie County Court in Buffalo.

01/04/2011

Aasiya Zubair and Muzzammil Hassan (credit: HO/AFP/Getty Images)

NY Man Accused Of Beheading Wife: Jailers Beat Me

Aasiya Hassan was killed in 2009 inside the TV station she and her husband established to promote cultural understanding. She had recently filed for divorce.

11/18/2010

Aasiya Zubair and Muzzammil Hassan (credit: HO/AFP/Getty Images)

Judge In Beheading Trial Clamps Down On Media

Judge Franczyk said he was displeased that Muzzammill Hassan had spoken to a TV station, saying it was improper to try the case “in the media.”

09/12/2010

Aasiya Zubair and Muzzammil Hassan (credit: HO/AFP/Getty Images)

Trial Delay For NY Man Charged With Beheading Wife

Hassan was accused of killing Aasiya Hassan after she filed for divorce last year.

09/04/2010