North Korea releases elderly U.S. tourist held since October
Published 12/07/2013, Associated Press
North Korea on Saturday freed an 85-year-old U.S. veteran of the Korean War after a weekslong detention, ending the saga of Merrill Newman's attempt to visit the North as a tourist six decades after he oversaw a group of South Korean wartime guerrillas still loathed by Pyongyang.Word count: 895
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