04/26/2015 09:31 am ET Updated Apr 26, 2015

Officials To Recommend Changing U.S. Hostage Policy To Allow Families To Pay Ransoms: Report

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Families of American hostages who communicate with foreign kidnappers or raise money and pay ransoms will no longer have to fear prosecution for aiding terrorist groups, a White House-ordered advisory group on U.S. hostage policy is expected to recommend, senior officials told ABC News last week.

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