Browns Name Starting QB, Stormy Wednesday, Journalist Beheaded

Brian Hoyer has been named the Cleveland Browns' starting quarterback, coach Mike Pettine announced Wednesday morning. Hoyer, who started in both of the Browns' preseason games, won the competition against rookie Johnny Manziel. Ultimately, Hoyer's biggest advantages are that he has played in the NFL for five years and the leadership qualities he has displayed. "He was the clear leader from the beginning," Pettine said. "We've maintained all along that if it was close, I would prefer to go with the more experienced player. Brian has done a great job in the meeting rooms and with his teammates on the practice field and in the locker room."

TODAY:  Morning showers and storms.  Partly sunny with pop-up storms this afternoon/evening.  Humid.  High: 84

TONIGHT:  Partly cloudy, muggy.  Areas of fog.  Low: 65

TOMORROW:  Occasional showers and storms.  Warm and Humid.  High: 82

(RNN) – The mother of an abducted U.S. photojournalist says a gruesome video released by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIL or ISIS, on Tuesday shows her son being beheaded. The video alleges that ISIS beheaded James Wright Foley, 40, in a violent and graphic YouTube video called "A Message to #America (from the #IslamicState)." The original video has been removed from YouTube.  Foley had been held captive for 635 days. 

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