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September 17, 2010 12:25pm CST
US refuses to bail out jailed hiker The US government has said it will not pay prison bail for Sarah Shourd, a detained American who Iran says it will release on health grounds in exchange for $500,000, the US state department says. "The United States government does not fund prisoner bail," Phillip Crowley, a spokesman for the department said on Monday, reiterating the standard US policy. http://english.aljazeera.net/news/middleeast/2010/09/2010913204849226446.html
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