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U.S. Pastor Released From Turkey After Spending 2 Years In Prison

NPR Friday, 12 October 2018 ()
A U.S. pastor is on his way home after being released from Turkey, where he was held for two years. President Trump had pleaded for his release and threatened sanctions against Turkey.

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