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ISIS Waterboarded James Foley

At least four hostages, including slain American journalist James Foley, were waterboarded in the early part of their time being held captive in Syria by ISIS. “They knew exactly how it was done,” a person with direct knowledge of what happened to the hostages told The Washington Post. The CIA used the simulated drowning technique…

Ex-House Speaker Tom Foley dies at 84

Former House Speaker Tom Foley has died at the age of 84 in his home. His wife, Heather, confirmed his death Friday morning in an email to seattlepi.com. He will be remembered as Speaker of the House in days when Congress still got things done, but never saw the speaker’s chair as his life’s greatest…