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Tony Livesey and Eleanor Oldroyd with all the day's news and sport - today, America confirms it sent special forces troops on a mission to try to rescue James Foley and his fellow hostages from their Islamic State captors in Syria; our Middle East Editor Jeremy Bowen tells us "In all the years I've spent here, I've never seen a time when it's been this chaotic, violent, unstable & difficult"; Former Irish Prime Minister Bertie Ahern pays tribute to his predecessor Albert Reynolds who's died - and we speak to Australian who's become the oldest man to swim the English Channel.

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Thu 21 Aug 2014 06:00

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