North Korea says it's arrested American college student

January 22, 2016 7:52 AM

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SEOUL, South Korea -- North Korea said Friday it had arrested an American university student for committing what it said were anti-state acts.

Pyongyang's Korean Central News Agency reported that authorities are investigating the student, who it said entered the North as a tourist with a plot to undermine unity among the North Koreans. It said the student has links to the U.S. government.

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