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|After holding their silence for more than a month, the family of American journalist James Foley, who was kidnapped on Thanksgiving Day while reporting from northeast Syria, has lifted a news blackout on his disappearance, hoping that publicity may persuade his captors to release him. Foley's brother, Michael, told CNN that the journalist communicated with his sister via Skype just hours before he was seized, and that he gave no indication of being in immediate danger. The family, and Global Post, as well as the news agency Agence France-Presse, for which Foley also reported, have been scrambling to secure any information they can and have been reaching out to 'anyone and everyone.'|
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