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North Korea says it is holding an American tourist

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SEOUL, South Korea —€” North Korea said Friday it has detained an American tourist for committing an unspecified crime, the third U.S. citizen being held there. The Korean Central News Agency said authorities were investigating him for committing acts inconsistent with the purpose of a tourist visit. It did not give details. "American citizen Jeffrey Edward Fowle entered the DPRK as a tourist on April 29 and acted in violation of the DPRK law, contrary ...

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