US cheers release of American in E. Timor drugs case

US soldiers patrol around the embassy in Dili, on May 27, 2006The United States welcomed Thursday the release of an American woman held in East Timor jail for nearly two months after drugs were discovered in a taxi she was sharing. Addison, who was traveling in East Timor as a tourist when she was arrested on September 5, has denied any wrongdoing.

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