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British Hostage Beheaded in Iraq

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British Hostage Beheaded in Iraq

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British Hostage Beheaded in Iraq

British Hostage Beheaded in Iraq

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After reviewing a video, the British government confirms that contractor Kenneth Bigley was beheaded in Iraq. In an earlier video, Bigley had pleaded for authorities to meet his captors' demands. He was abducted along with two Americans, both of whom were killed earlier. NPR's Anthony Kuhn reports.

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