White House to announce US won’t prosecute hostages’ families who pay ransom – Fox News


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White House to announce US won't prosecute hostages' families who pay ransom
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In a softening of longstanding policy, the Obama administration will tell families of Americans held by terror groups that they can communicate with captors and even pay ransom without fear of prosecution — part of a broad review of U.S. hostage guidelines …
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