The United States will do what is necessary to see that justice is done to those who harm Americans, President Barack Obama said today, commenting on the ISIS beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley. “We will do everything we can to protect our people” and the timeless values that the country stands for, Obama said.
Obama said “the entire world is appalled by the brutal murder of” Foley and that “no just God would stand for what they did.” They have “no place in the 21st century,” he said.
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President Barack Obama said Attorney General Eric Holder will travel to Ferguson, Missouri, this week amid a federal civil rights investigation into the shooting death of Michael Brown.
The President said that violence in protests undermines justice and that he is being careful about not prejudging events before investigations are completed. Obama also said that “in too many communities, too many young men of color are left behind and seen only as objects of fear.”
Evidence in the shooting death could be presented to a grand jury as early as Wednesday, a spokesman for the St. Louis County prosecuting attorney said.
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