Cameron says UK will not pay ransom for IS hostages

UK Prime Minister David Cameron told parliament Wednesday that his government will not be intimidated by IS or pay ransom to free a British hostage threatened with beheading, after two American journalists suffered that fate. He lined up with US policy on this. Cameron said IS must be crushed and eradicated – not given funding for more terrorism. But he did not say how this would be achieved. 

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