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Obama says Somers' life was in imminent danger

FILE - This image made from video posted online by militants on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows Luke Somers, an American photojournalist born in Britain and held hostage by al-Qaida's affiliate in Yemen. The sister of American hostage Luke Somers said Saturday Dec. 6, 2014 he was killed in failed rescue attempt in Yemen. (AP Photo/Militant Video)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Saturday he authorized the attempt to rescue American Luke Somers in Yemen because the U.S. had information that the photojournalist’s life was in imminent danger.

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