1 American Dead in Algeria Standoff

2 others may still be in captivity

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 18, 2013 5:09 PM CST

(Newser) – At least one American is among the dead in the Algerian hostage standoff, reports AP. It identifies him as Texas resident Frederick Buttaccio and says US officials recovered his remains from the sprawling gas complex today. NBC News say he was one of five Americans...   Read full story »

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