N. Korea sentences U.S. man to prison

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North Korean soldiers stand guard in front of the truce village of Panmunjom at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) which separates the two Koreas seen from the North side, Monday, April 23, 2012. North Korea promised Monday to reduce South Korea's conservative government "to ashes" in less than four minutes, in an unusually specific escalation of recent threats aimed at its southern rival. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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American Kenneth Bae, detained for nearly six months in North Korea, has been sentenced to 15 years of "compulsory labor" for unspecified crimes against the state, Pyongyang announced Thursday, May 2, 2013.

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