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Kate Woodsome

Kate has been covering international news for more than a decade, living and working in Cuba, Nicaragua, Cambodia and Hong Kong. Before joining VOA, she wrote and edited for Jakarta-based Asia Calling, American Public Media's Marketplace, JP Morgan Chase, the World Bank and others. She's now tracking U.S. immigration and the human condition from VOA's Washington headquarters but is always hungry to return to the field. Follow her on twitter @kwoodsome.
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An image grab taken from a video released by the Islamic State (IS) group through Al-Furqan Media via YouTube allegedly shows British freelance photojournalist, John Cantlie, at an undisclosed location in which he says he is being held captive, Sept. 18,

British Journalist John Cantlie Purportedly Shown in IS Video

In three-minute YouTube video, orange-clad man promises to 'convey some facts' in a series of 'programs,' about jihadist group More

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