Officials “Working Around the Clock” to Free ISIS Hostage

Jordanian officials negotiating to free two hostages held by ISIS said they are "working around the clock" a day after the latest deadline for a prisoner swap passed without any word from the militant group of their fate. The Islamist group threatened to kill Jordanian pilot Mu'ath al-Kaseasbeh if a would-be suicide bomber on death row was not released by sunset Thursday. The ultimatum came after an earlier video in which ISIS said it would kill Japanese journalist Kenji Goto if the bomber was not freed. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Friday his government was working closely with Jordan to secure Goto's release.

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