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World leaders reacted with outrage Sunday after Islamic State militants announced they had beheaded a second Japanese hostage, as Jordan vowed to do all it could to save a captured airman. IS claimed in a video released online that it had killed 47-year-old journalist Kenji Goto -- the second purported beheading of a Japanese hostage in a week -- but made no mention of the Jordanian pilot it had also threatened to kill. Japanese Prime Minster Shinzo Abe condemned the "heinous and despicable terrorist acts" and said that "Japan will never yield to terrorism." "We will never forgive terrorists," Abe told reporters in Tokyo, appearing to fight back tears as he spoke. "We will cooperate with the international community to make them atone for their crimes." Jordan's King Abdullah II denounced Goto's murder as a "cowardly, criminal act" and said every effort was being made "to seek the release of the hero pilot Maaz Kassasbeh", captured after his F-16 plane crashed in Syria in December.
CHICAGO (AP) — A slow-moving winter storm blanketed a large swath of the Plains and Midwest in snow Sunday, forcing the cancellation of more than 1,000 Chicago flights, making roads treacherous and forcing some to rethink plans to attend Super Bowl parties.