N. Korea sentences U.S. man to prison

Associated Press
FILE - In this Wed., Feb. 13, 2013 file photo, a South Korean protester shouts slogans near an effigy of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during an anti-North Korea rally to denounce North Korea's nuclear test in Seoul, South Korea, a day after North Korea defied U.N. warnings with a nuclear test. The Cold War still rages in North Korea, and enemy No. 1 is the United States, which Pyongyang blames for making necessary its much-condemned drive to build nuclear weapons. North Korea’s latest nuclear test in February - its third - has led even China, its only major ally, to support a new round of U.N. sanctions. A draft resolution is expected to be circulated this week at the U.N. The West condemns the North's nuclear bombs as a serious threat to Northeast Asia's delicate security and a drain on precious resources that could go to North Korea's largely destitute people. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)

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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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