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Section: General News - North Korea said Friday that it will put on trial two U.S. female journalists detained in the country, announcing that its investigation into their "crimes" has been concluded.
The American journalists -- Euna Lee and Laura Ling from San Francisco-based Current TV, started by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore -- were arrested by North Korean guards near its border with China on March 17.
Pyongyang said on March 31 that an investigation was under way and that it was preparing to indict them on charges of illegally entering the country and engaging in unspecified "hostile acts." "A competent organ of the DPRK (North Korea) concluded the …