NKorea's release of US man surprised negotiator

Jeffrey Fowle smiles as his attorney speaks to the media at Fowle's home in West Carrollton, Ohio, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. Fowle was arrested and held for nearly six months in North Korea after leaving a Bible at a nightclub. Christian evangelism is considered a crime in North Korea. (AP Photo/David Kohl)WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea’s release of an Ohio man this week was a surprise to a retired American ambassador who negotiated with Pyongyang for Jeffrey Fowle’s freedom.

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