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Memorial service held for IS victim Steven Sotloff

Nearly 1,000 mourners including relatives, friends and politicians, have attended a memorial service in Florida for US journalist Steven Sotloff, who was killed by IS militants.

The Islamic State released a video on Tuesday showing the murder of Mr Sotloff.

He is the second American journalist to be beheaded in two weeks over the group's confrontation with the US over air strikes in Iraq and its foreign policy.

Footage of James Foley being beheaded on August 19 shocked the world.

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Cameron 'absolutely convinced' in not paying ransoms

The Prime Minister is "absolutely convinced" it is right not to pay ransoms to terrorist organisations like IS, Good Morning Britain has heard.

David Cameron was speaking after the militant group had threatened to kill a British hostage, but the PM said despite his belief in not paying ransoms, the Government should do "everything we can to help British people when they are taken hostage".

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