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North Korea Confirms Holding US Citizen

The United States says North Korea has acknowledged that it is holding another American citizen. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said Friday that North Korea told the Swedish Embassy in Pyongyang about the detention. The Swedish Embassy represents U.S. interests in the country because Washington and Pyongyang have no diplomatic ties. The State Department did not identify the man, however earlier this week the family of Merrill Newman told media outlets Newman was detained while on an...

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