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Deadline Looms for American Hostage in Saudi Arabia

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Deadline Looms for American Hostage in Saudi Arabia

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Deadline Looms for American Hostage in Saudi Arabia

Deadline Looms for American Hostage in Saudi Arabia

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Kidnappers say they will kill American defense worker Paul Johnson if the Saudi government does not free hundreds of arrested terrorist suspects by Friday. Johnson is the latest victim in a string of attacks in Saudi Arabia that have left dozens of Westerners dead and shaken the Saudi government. NPR's Mike Shuster reports.