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Wife of Man Held in NKorea Appeals for His Release

The wife of a U.S. retiree detained in Pyongyang is asking North Korea to release her husband in time for this week's U.S. Thanksgiving holiday.Eighty-five year-old Merrill Newman was on a plane set to depart Pyongyang last month when he was held by the North for unknown reasons.His wife Lee made an emotional appeal for his release Monday on CNN, saying the family is looking forward to being together for the holidays.Fighting back tears, she said her husband has a heart disorder and that...

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