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Alberta judge grants Omar Khadr bail pending appeal of war crimes conviction

EDMONTON - An Alberta judge has granted bail to former Guantanamo inmate Omar Khadr.In her ruling, Court of Queen's Bench Justice June Ross says terms of his release will be determined May 5.Khadr had asked for release pending an appeal of his U.S. conviction for war crimes in Afghanistan.The Toronto-born Khadr, 28, is currently in prison in Innisfail, Alta.He is serving out an eight-year sentence handed down by a U.S. military commission in 2010.There was no immediate word on an appeal of the decision.

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