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Pyongyang: American Tourist Apologizes, Confesses to Crimes

North Korea has confirmed that it detained an American tourist a month ago, and says he has apologized for alleged crimes during the Korean War and for "hostile acts" against the state during a recent trip.The North's official Korean Central News Agency said Saturday that 85-year-old Merrill Newman allegedly tried to meet with surviving soldiers he had trained to fight the North during the Korean War.KCNA reported that in his confession, Newman said he had killed innocent...

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