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Bahamas ex-senator granted bail in Travolta case

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) - A former Bahamas senator has been granted
bail ahead of trial on charges she conspired to help extort $25
million from actor John Travolta.

Pleasant Bridgewater was not required to enter a plea Wednesday.

Police say Bridgewater allegedly aided an ambulance driver who
threatened to release a document related to the celebrity's
16-year-old son. Jett Travolta died of a seizure earlier this month
at a family vacation home on Grand Bahama island.

The document would have cleared emergency responders of
liability if the family refused an ambulance, but police say it did
not come into play.

Celebrity news Web site TMZ.com has reported that Travolta
considered flying his son to Florida before he was driven to a
hospital.


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