North Korea cancels invitation to U.S. diplomat

Posted: August 31, 2013 at 2:30 a.m.

North Korea has rescinded its invitation for a senior U.S. diplomat to travel to Pyongyang on a mission to secure the release of an American Christian missionary imprisoned on charges of committing hostile acts against the government, the State Department said Friday.

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