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American Citizen Enters N. Korea, Slams US Government

An American citizen has appeared at a news conference in the North Korean capital, Pyongyang, to denounce U.S. domestic and foreign policy and its human rights record. Twenty-nine-year-old Arturo Pierre Martinez from El Paso, in the western state of Texas told reporters Sunday that he had entered North Korea illegally and wanted to seek asylum in Venezuela. "My name is Arturo Pierre Martinez, I'm a 29-year-old U.S. citizen born and bred in the city of El Paso, in the state of...

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