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North Korea Finds U.S. Journalists Guilty

North Korea on Monday found two American journalists guilty of illegal entry and sentenced them each to 12 years of hard labor.

The Central Court, the North’s highest court, held the trial of the two U.S. journalists, Laura Ling and Euna Lee, from Thursday to Monday and convicted them of "committing hostilities against the Korean nation and illegal entry," the North’s official news agency, KCNA reported.

Ms. Ling and Ms. Lee were arrested by North Korean soldiers patrolling the border between China and North Korea on March 17.

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