White House spokesman Josh Earnest
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Steven Sotloff: 'Thoughts and prayers with his family'

The "thoughts and prayers" of the US government are with Steven Sotloff and his family a White House spokesman has said, after a video purporting to show his murder was released.

Josh Earnest told reporters that US intelligence experts would be analysing the footage to assess its authenticity.

  • 02 Sep 2014
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