NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 24, 2014
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(Martha's Vineyard: Kristen Welker) A report on the identification of the ISIS executioner of American journalist James Foley and the release of another American captive in Syria, freelance journalist Peter Theo Curtis, examined; photos shown; details given of the politics of American policy. [British ambassador to US Sir Peter WESTMACOTT- talks about the voice identification used.] [Representative Mike ROGERS - talks about ISIS success.] [Senators Lindsey GRAHAM, John McCAIN, Representative Adam SCHIFF- talk about ISIS and American action.] President Obama's decision about whether to expand US air strikes against ISIS into Syria mentioned.
(Studio: Lester Holt) A car bombing in Baghdad after yesterday's bombings in Kirkuk and Erbil reported; scenes shown.
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