North Korean president pardons US journalists

New York Times | Washington Post
North Korea’s state-run news agency KCNA reports President Kim Jong Il has pardoned and ordered the release of U.S. journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee. || It’s possible the two could leave North Korea tonight, possibly on Bill Clinton‘s plane. || More from WP’s correspondents.
> WP’s Kessler: “I think this whole [Clinton] trip was pre-cooked”

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