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North Korea's release of Ohio man fuels hope for 2 other Americans
North Korea's release of Ohio man fuels hope for 2 other Americans

Jeffrey E. Fowle, an American imprisoned in North Korea for six months, was freed Tuesday in an unexpected move that raised hope for the release of two other Americans. Fowle, 56, an Ohio municipal worker who was arrested after leaving a Bible in a hotel, was turned over to U.S. officials by authorities in Pyongyang, the North Korean capital. He boarded a U.S. government aircraft sent to retrieve him. A medical examination found him healthy, U.S. officials said. Fowle reached his first stop, the U.S. military base on Guam, on Tuesday, but officials declined to say when he would arrive in his hometown of Miamisburg, north of Cincinnati. Obama administration officials said they were...

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